Watson, J. Allen

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Adolescents' self evaluations : the influence of exposure to self evaluations of others 1973 92 The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect upon the self evaluations of adolescents of their exposure to the positive self evaluations of other persons. Three hypotheses were explored by the study. The experimenter hypothesized first tha...
Mood and symptoms of expectant fathers during the course of pregnancy 1977 139 This study was designed to examine the general emotional state of expectant fathers and symptom manifestation of expectant fathers during the course of pregnancy. The specific purposes of the study were: First, to explore the general emotional state ...
Foster family environments in relation to social competence of adolescent foster children : perceptions of foster mothers 1983 89 The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between factors of foster family environments and differential levels of social competence of adolescent foster children. Developed within a framework of normalcy, health, and competence, this ...
The influence of induced positive emotion upon the play behavior of 5-year-old children 1973 98 The purpose of the experiment was to investigate the organizing and disorganizing effects of induced positive emotion upon the constructive play of 5-year-old children. It was hypothesized that low and medium levels of induced positive emotion would ...
Physical, psychological and social predictors of locus of control among middle aged adults 1976 73 The purpose of this study was to determine through a systematic approach some of the more salient physical, psychological and social variables in locus of control orientation (I.E.) in middle adulthood. The sample for the study consisted of 337 adult...
Verbal responses of institutionalized delinquent and non-delinquent adolescent girls to TAT stimuli under auditory occlusion 1973 47 The purpose of this study was to explore the verbal accessibility of institutionalized delinquent and non-delinquent adolescent girls to TAT stimuli under auditory occlusion. The study was designed as a companion study to one conducted by Lorenz Vill...
Sexual knowledge, attitudes, and behavior and attitudes toward feminism : a cross cultural study 1979 49 The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between feminism and sexuality from a cross-cultural perspective. It was hypothesized that women who had a liberal attitude toward feminism would have more knowledge about sexuality and ha...
An examination of selected attitudes and opinions of federal-level bureaucrats on the development of national family policy and programming 1975 64 Considerable interest has recently been generated about the impact of the Federal Government on American family life. This exploratory study was designed to examine the perceptions of Federal-level bureaucrats on a variety of family-oriented concerns...
Differences in variability of color of stimuli on the child's habituation of attention and on his performance of a cue-related task 1972 59 "The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of different color combinations on length of attention, as measured by eye fixation habituation and amount of information gathered from stimuli, as determined by two cue-related tasks. Four tr...
An analysis of the intergenerational patterns in two African-American families 1980 42 This study has three purposes: (a) to examine the culture found in two rural average African-American families as they were reconstructed for genealogical charts to determine generational patterns, (b) to study the interaction between economic/politi...
The effect of auditory occlusion on TAT responses of institutionalized delinquent, adolescent boys 1972 63 The purpose of this experiment was to examine the effect of not hearing one's voice on certain aspects of verbalization among delinquent boys. White noise masking(WNM) was used to occlude subjects' own voices from themselves. Forty(40) subjects from ...
Racial awareness and racial identification among American Indian children as influenced by native-American power ideology and self-concept 1977 56 The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between racial awareness and racial identification of American Indian children with exposure to the American Indian movement and self-concept. The sample for the study consisted of 45 Amer...
In mother's lap : microcomputers, mother's teaching behavior and young children's classification skills 1984 4 Forty-one preschool children enrolled in a southeastern university enrichment program, 21 2-year-olds and 20 3-year-olds, were randomly assigned to two treatment groups: a microworld computer experience designed to teach the concept inside/outside an...
Early maternal-infant interactions in adolescent and young adult mothers 1989 7 Children having children! Over a million American teenagers become pregnant every year and over half a million give birth. While ignored in the past, the problem has now become a "burning national concern." Teen parenting has been linked to various p...
Cross-age tutoring and young children's spatial problem solving skills in a LOGO programming environment 1989 3 Twenty-eight six to eight year old children enrolled in a summer enrichment program in a southeastern urban public elementary school were randomly assigned to three groups of tutors: (a) same-age (6-8 years of age); (b) near same-age (9-12 years of a...
The selection of Logo problem-solving strategies by young minority children as influenced by turtle position and cognitive style 1991 7 The purpose of this study was to examine problem-solving strategies between cognitive styles for minority preschool children in a Logo computer curriculum with analytic and relational instructions. Sixteen Black four-year-olds enrolled in a model chi...