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The Physiological Effect of Colored Background on One's Ability to See Colors

The Physiological Effect of Colored Background on One's Ability to See Colors

Date: August 1939
Creator: Waldrip, Rankin Carroll
Description: This study is an attempt to understand if backgrounds with color impact physiology and the ability of a viewer to see color.
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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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The Effects of Musical Stimuli on the Gross Motor Activity of Profound Mental Retardates

The Effects of Musical Stimuli on the Gross Motor Activity of Profound Mental Retardates

Date: May 1969
Creator: Angelloz, Robert E.
Description: It was the purpose of this present study to investigate the effects of two types of music, tonic and sedative, on the gross motor activity of profound mental retardates. The primary objective was to determine if therapeutic benefits resulting from the application of music could be extended to profound retardates as has already been demonstrated with other levels of retardation.
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A Study of the Relationship between the Need to Achieve, Field Independence, and Grade Point Average of College Students

A Study of the Relationship between the Need to Achieve, Field Independence, and Grade Point Average of College Students

Date: August 1969
Creator: Henderson, Carol D. Clanton
Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship among the need to achieve, field independence, and grade-point average.
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The Effect of an Expressed Level of Aspiration in Determining Performance on a Subsequent Task

The Effect of an Expressed Level of Aspiration in Determining Performance on a Subsequent Task

Date: August 1969
Creator: Hafner, Bruce W.
Description: There have been few investigations employing the level of aspiration as a motivational independent variable. The problem of the present study was to investigate the effect of an expressed level of aspiration on a subsequent level of performance on a cancellation task and to relate this effect to socio-economic classifications.
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The Effects of Concrete, Symbolic, and Verbal Reinforcement of the Discrimination Learning of Moderately and Severely Retarded Boys

The Effects of Concrete, Symbolic, and Verbal Reinforcement of the Discrimination Learning of Moderately and Severely Retarded Boys

Date: January 1968
Creator: Johnson, James E.
Description: The present study is an attempt to determine which of several different types of reinforcers is most effective in discrimination learning using institutionalized mentally retarded boys of different intellectual levels as subjects. If one type of reinforcement works more effectively in conditioning one level of institutionalized mentally retarded subject, then that type of reinforcement could be used to greater advantage in controlling behavior than some other, less effective kind of reinforcer.
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The Relationship between Several Personality Variables and a Proposed Trait Model

The Relationship between Several Personality Variables and a Proposed Trait Model

Date: January 1968
Creator: Butler, Robert T.
Description: This thesis proposes three hypotheses: first, that persons with a high generalized expectancy for internal control of reinforcement will react to many of life's situations in a problem-solving or need-persistent way; second, that those persons high in the belief of external control will be more extra-punitive in their reactions to frustrating situations; third, that persons with a high belief in internal control of reinforcement are more ready to learn in chance situations.
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An Investigation into Attitudes toward Death and Attempted Suicide

An Investigation into Attitudes toward Death and Attempted Suicide

Date: January 1968
Creator: Cash, Larry M.
Description: It was the purpose of this investigation to add to the scientific knowledge of death and suicide and to present an exploratory investigation into the possibility of developing an attitudinal technique or scale of measuring responsiveness toward death, which has to do with how a person responds to his own death and the "death-instincts."
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A Study of the Effect of Short-Term Group Counseling on the Self Concept of College Students

A Study of the Effect of Short-Term Group Counseling on the Self Concept of College Students

Date: August 1969
Creator: O'Dell, George William Thomas
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to see if a significant change in the self concept of college students can be brought about through short term group counseling.
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A Study of Concept Formation as a Function of Measurable Intelligence

A Study of Concept Formation as a Function of Measurable Intelligence

Date: January 1967
Creator: Ridge, Glyn Warren
Description: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate several areas of agreement and disagreement as outlined by or suggested by given data related to concept formation and intelligence. For the purpose of this study, a concept was operationally defined as a response to a stimulus whereby that stimulus is defined as having a discernible parameter of meaning. The present study was also designed to investigate the probability that a concept is formed mechanically, as a function of an individual's ability to utilize his experience.
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