|Personality and curiosity in preschool children
||The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between individual differences
in Extraversion and Openness to Experience personality dimensions and Object and
Social Curiosity in preschool children. Sixty eight preschoolers were rated by...
|Parenting styles and values : mechanisms of intergenerational continuity and discontinuity
||Do parenting styles continue from generation to generation? It is counter-intuitive to
think that parenting styles do not continue from generation to generation, yet many
researchers have found this to be true (Campbell & Gilmore, 2007; Covell, Gru...
|Emotional regulation, adult attachment and splitting cognitions
||This thesis chose to explore Borderline Personality disorder from a
dimensional perspective. Adult attachment, emotional dysregulation, and splitting
cognitions are identified as key variables on the Borderline Personality dimension.
|Elementary school teachers' perspectives on learning styles, sense of efficacy, and self-theories of intelligence
||A recent review of the research literature on learning styles (Pashler, McDaniel, Rohrer, & Bjork, 2009) revealed insufficient evidence to support the claim that learning outcomes are improved when instruction matches the learning styles of students....
|The effects of text messaging on memory recall in college students
||Technology is constantly changing, and has enabled communication to be readily available everywhere, to everyone, including students in classrooms. Most devices are portable, capable of talking, texting, and surfing the internet. Many researchers hav...
|The relationship between anxiety, personality characteristics, and working memory performance
||The relationship between anxiety and working memory capacity (WMC) andperformance is a widely researched topic in the field of psychology. Typically, anxiety has anegative effect on working memory performance (Coy, O’Brien, Tabaczynski, Northern, &Ca...
|Truancy prevention in Southwest Virginia
||The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a truancy prevention program operated by a rural school district in southwest Virginia in reducing absenteeism and improving academic performance for students. The truancy prevention prog...