The Extent of Cheating and Factors Related to Cheating in the Junior High School Grades

The Extent of Cheating and Factors Related to Cheating in the Junior High School Grades

Date: August 1938
Creator: Watson, Lillian
Description: Thesis studying instances of cheating in junior high school. According to the introduction, the purpose of the study is: 1. To determine the extent to which pupils in the junior high school grades will cheat when allowed to score their own examination papers. 2. To determine the relation between the professed attitude toward cheating on examinations and actual cheating behavior. 3. To determine some factors related to cheating (p. 1).
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Pupil Classroom Sociability and Teacher Mode of Interpersonal Interaction

Pupil Classroom Sociability and Teacher Mode of Interpersonal Interaction

Date: January 1970
Creator: Walters, Robert H.
Description: The present study was designed to provide data bearing directly on the question of the influence of the preschool experience, and specifically, teacher behavior, on pupil social behavior.
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Test Anxiety, Low Self-esteem, and Conformity

Test Anxiety, Low Self-esteem, and Conformity

Date: January 1970
Creator: Lee, See Woo
Description: The present study has a threefold purpose. First, it will attempt to investigate whether the presentation of the bogus group norm is effective to exert influence on an individual subject to modify his original response in the direction of the norm. Secondly, it will investigate relationships between the subject's level of test anxiety and his conformity behavior in the simple judgmental situation. Thirdly, it will further explore whether test anxiety, as measured by a questionnaire, and low self-esteem, as measured by feelings of personal inadequacy, are comparable constructs.
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Peer- and Self-Evaluations on Social Roles by Sociometrically Differentiated Groups

Peer- and Self-Evaluations on Social Roles by Sociometrically Differentiated Groups

Date: August 1970
Creator: Naugher, Jimmie Ray
Description: The problem of the present study was to determine the relationships between peer- and self-evaluations on a social roles measurement and the relationships between these evaluations and sociometric rankings.
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Influence of Vocational Training on the Self-Concept of the Physically Handicapped

Influence of Vocational Training on the Self-Concept of the Physically Handicapped

Date: January 1969
Creator: Diamond, Harriet A.
Description: This study was conducted in order to investigate the hypothesis that the vocational rehabilitation training situation is itself therapeutic. The training situation is of course attempting to complete the final phase of rehabilitation by actually helping the handicapped individual to go out into the world again as a productive human being.
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Development of a Behavioral Rating Scale for Profoundly Retarded Children

Development of a Behavioral Rating Scale for Profoundly Retarded Children

Date: August 1968
Creator: Rhoads, Paul A.
Description: The purpose of this study was first to determine what criteria could be used on a behavioral scale to evaluate the profoundly retarded, and then to acquire some data bearing on the reliability and validity of a scale based on such criteria.
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Interpersonal Preception: the Accuracy of First Impressions and Attitude Change as a Function of Self-Image and Age Similarities

Interpersonal Preception: the Accuracy of First Impressions and Attitude Change as a Function of Self-Image and Age Similarities

Date: January 1969
Creator: Townsend, Philip C.
Description: It is the intent of this study to investigate an aspect of the accuracy of first impressions and the stability of attitudes formed on the basis of these impressions. The study of first impressions and their influence on behavior is one aspect of the general topic of person perception.
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Contrasts in Selective Variables between Sociometrically High and Sociometrically Low Third Pupils

Contrasts in Selective Variables between Sociometrically High and Sociometrically Low Third Pupils

Date: January 1969
Creator: Anderson, Ronald W.
Description: This study was designed to contrast the differences between sociometrically high and sociometrically low individuals, in regard to nine selected variables which were considered to differentiate between these individuals.
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Success-Striving and Failure-Avoidant Aspiration Patterns of Institutionalized Mental Retardates

Success-Striving and Failure-Avoidant Aspiration Patterns of Institutionalized Mental Retardates

Date: January 1968
Creator: Middleton, Charles B.
Description: The design of this experiment was developed to investigate the presence of success-striving and failure-avoidant motivational patterns in the level of aspiration behavior of retarded subjects. The primary objective of this study is to show that success-strivers are present in mentally retarded groups, even if in the minority.
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Some Differences in Reactions to Soothing and Exciting Music

Some Differences in Reactions to Soothing and Exciting Music

Date: June 1969
Creator: House, William John
Description: This study is concerned with the measurable physiological changes in human beings in the presence of musical stimuli.
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The Relationship of Expectancy of Success to Objective Probability and Consequences of Performance

The Relationship of Expectancy of Success to Objective Probability and Consequences of Performance

Date: January 1968
Creator: Stephens, George Douglas
Description: The work reviews a article published by N. T. Feather about five approaches which relate to the analysis of behavior in a choice situation where a decision is made between alternatives having different subjective probabilities of attainment. The relationship between choice potential and success probability is affect by the type of situation in which the choice is made.
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The Effectiveness of Teacher Observed Behavioral and Academic Traits as Predictors of Reading Difficulty in a Third Grade Population

The Effectiveness of Teacher Observed Behavioral and Academic Traits as Predictors of Reading Difficulty in a Third Grade Population

Date: January 1968
Creator: Mahaffey, Mary Kathleen
Description: The objective of this study was to determine the predictive efficacy of teacher assessments of behavioral and academic traits thought highly associated with reading difficulty, and to single out from teacher assessments those most effective for prediction.
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The Relationship between Ego Strength, Social Participation and Weight Reduction

The Relationship between Ego Strength, Social Participation and Weight Reduction

Date: June 1968
Creator: Madison, Carol Rindler
Description: The problem of this research may be stated as a study of the relationship between successful weight reduction on the part of people involved in a group program, and the two variables of ego strength and social participation.
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Effects of a Preschool Program on Psycholinguistic Abilities of Culturally Deprived Children

Effects of a Preschool Program on Psycholinguistic Abilities of Culturally Deprived Children

Date: August 1970
Creator: Martin, Martha K.
Description: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the psycholinguistic abilities which the disadvantaged child brings with him to the preschool setting, and the growth in language development made during his participation in the program.
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The Relation between the Self-concept and Values of Parents with Their Children

The Relation between the Self-concept and Values of Parents with Their Children

Date: January 1970
Creator: Mackenzie, Donna Lee
Description: In accordance with theories of Carmichael (19), Lecky (41), and Rogers (55), which suggest that adolescence is a time of redefining conceptions about one's self in relation to values, groups, and institutions in one's environment, the following hypotheses were proposed to be investigated in this study: 1. The difference between mothers' and fathers' self-concept scores is nonsignificant. 2. Parents have higher self-concepts than their children. 3. Parents of children with high self-concepts will differ significantly from parents of children with low self-concepts with respect to their values.
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Prediction of Marital Status After Marriage Counseling Using the Polyfactor Test of Marital Difficulties

Prediction of Marital Status After Marriage Counseling Using the Polyfactor Test of Marital Difficulties

Date: August 1970
Creator: Edwards, Peggy Deane
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to determine if the Polyfactor test can be used to predict the success or failure of marriage. The Polyfactor test is an indirect scale assessing the present marital adjustment of each spouse and the overall marital adjustment of the couple.
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Relationships Between Self-Actualization and Sociometric Status for Adolescents

Relationships Between Self-Actualization and Sociometric Status for Adolescents

Date: August 1967
Creator: Koym, Kenneth G.
Description: It was the purpose of this present investigation to display the tentative relationships between self-actualization and sociometric status of adolescent school students. In light of the theoretical and related literature presented, the following hypotheses were posited: 1) students who are high sociometrically will evidence higher personal orientation inventory (POI) means than the middle or low groups on more positive POI scales and 2) students who are low or middle sociometrically will evidence higher POI means than the high group on the major negative POI scales.
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Prediction of Improvement in Psychiatric Patients.

Prediction of Improvement in Psychiatric Patients.

Date: June 1967
Creator: Sampson, Tom F.
Description: This thesis investigates to what extent a self-concept measure may contribute to predicting which patients in a hospital are most likely to profit from treatment.
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A Comparative Analysis of Selected Characteristics of Foster Grandparents Assigned to Criterion Groups on the Bases of Tenure and Supervisor Evaluations

A Comparative Analysis of Selected Characteristics of Foster Grandparents Assigned to Criterion Groups on the Bases of Tenure and Supervisor Evaluations

Date: August 1967
Creator: Helton, George B.
Description: This study was concerned with determining whether those foster grandparents employed at Denton State School and seen as more or less successful in job performance could be differentiated on the basis of selected psychological and sociological characteristics. In summary, it may be said that the study was exploratory in terms of the population involved but borrowed its methods and variables for investigation from studies of similar purpose of groups participating in "helping relationships."
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The Effectiveness of the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Ability to Discriminate Several Aspects of Paired-Associate Learning

The Effectiveness of the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Ability to Discriminate Several Aspects of Paired-Associate Learning

Date: May 1973
Creator: Ritz, Elizabeth
Description: This study is an exploratory attempt to evaluate the efficacy of the use of the ITPA in discriminating between the learning performance of "good" and "poor" auditory learners and between "good" and "poor" visual learners on a paired-associate task presented visually or auditorially.
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Relationships between Alienation and Feelings of Transcendence

Relationships between Alienation and Feelings of Transcendence

Date: May 1973
Creator: DeLaughter, David Lynn
Description: An exploratory study was conducted to examine feelings of alienation in high school and college students.
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Interaction as a Means for Attaining Social Acceptance

Interaction as a Means for Attaining Social Acceptance

Date: August 1971
Creator: Brooks, Franklin R.
Description: This investigation is concerned with the formulation of a well defined study for promoting social acceptability. The study will use the highly accepted individuals of a classroom as interaction partners with the socially isolated members in such a manner as to effectively increase the sociability of the isolated members.
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The Utilization of Leisure Time among Women in Psychotherapeutic Treatment

The Utilization of Leisure Time among Women in Psychotherapeutic Treatment

Date: August 1973
Creator: Houts, Jo Ann
Description: The present study was designed to investigate the utilization of leisure time among women in psychotherapeutic treatment. Three quantitative aspects and one qualitative aspect of the utilization of leisure time were chosen for investigation. Those aspects were the number of activities in which the women participated during the past twelve months, the categories of leisure interest of the chosen activities (arts and crafts; dance; drama; games, sports, and athletics; hobbies; music; outdoor recreation; reading, writing, and speaking; social recreation; special events; and voluntary services), the total time spent in leisure activities, and the level of enjoyment per hour of participation in leisure activities.
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A Comparison of Change Between Time-Extended Group Counseling and Traditional Group Counseling

A Comparison of Change Between Time-Extended Group Counseling and Traditional Group Counseling

Date: May 1973
Creator: Spurgeon, Gene
Description: The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of a time-extended counseling group with a traditional counseling group on the three variables: self-actualization, intimacy, and members' reactions to the group experience.
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