|Differences in perceived seriousness and outcome of bullying behaviors based on sex
||Previous research has demonstrated that bullying is a significant problem experienced by students. Bullying can be categorized as direct or indirect. Direct bullying is overt and may involve actions such as physical or verbal aggression; indirect bul...
|Differences in females' math and science self-efficacy based on gender-type socialization and gender role type
||Research has suggested that there are significant gender differences in the fields of study that students choose after completing high school. Females are less likely to select a discipline that is based on math and science abilities than are males. ...
| Differences in the domains of achievement motivation based on gender and developmental group
||The following study examined differences in domains of achievement motivation based
on gender and developmental group. Participants included 129 males and females. The
developmental groups in this study consisted of preadolescents (9-12 years) and
|Differences in academic, affect, competence, and social self-concepts in homogeneously and heterogeneously grouped gifted students
||The purpose of this study was to compare domains of self-concept in gifted high
school students based on their academic setting (homogenous grouping or heterogeneous
grouping). Specifically, the domains of academic, competence, and social self-conc...
|Differences in quality of romantic relationships in college females based on family status : divorced or intact
||The purpose of this study was to examine differences in quality of romantic
relationships in college females based on parents’ marital status. Many studies have
investigated various effects of divorce on children, but less research has investigated...
|The effect of moral reconation therapy on adolescents in a group home setting
||A variety of risk factors have been found to contribute to juvenile delinquency and
offending; it is important to consider these factors in prevention and intervention.
Rehabilitation and treatment is one approach for addressing the growing concern...
|Predicting anti-gay prejudice based on sex knowledege and education
||Bullying of sexual minority students is an increasingly prevalent topic among school
psychologists and educational personnel across the country. This study measured the
variables of sex knowledge (as measured through the Sexual Knowledge and Attitu...
|Comparing self-perception of attractiveness and overall life satisfaction : the differences between men and women
||This study examined differences in self-perceived attractiveness and life satisfaction. The participants included 190 college students (108 females and 62 males). It was hypothesized that a positive correlation between perceived attractiveness and li...
|Racial disproportions in a North Carolina exceptional children's program : a case study
||For several decades research has documented the overrepresentation of minorities in
special education programs. The public school system in Wayne County, North Carolina,
has been plagued by accusations of racial inequality, such as segregation of s...
|The impact of child symptom severity and stress on school satisfaction among parents of children with autism spectrum disorders
||Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) consist of a continuum of disorders that are increasing in prevalence (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012). This study used the variables of parenting stress and autism symptom severity to try to predict ...
|Differences in personality beliefs of emerging adults in two distinct online asexual communities
||Asexuals are individuals who claim not to experience sexual attraction to others. Researchers have suggested both that asexuality is best characterized as a unique sexual orientation, and that it may be indicative of underlying psychopathology. Vario...
|The effects of videogames on clinical measures of attention, processing speed, and working memory
||Videogames are rapidly growing in popularity with people from a wide range of ages enjoying them every day. The main types of videogames are: first-person or third-person action games, sports or racing games, games that require fast visual-motor cont...
|Teachers' perceptions of the factors that influence student achievement : a descriptive study
||A substantial amount of research analyzing student academic achievement has beenconducted throughout the years. Hattie (2009) synthesized over 800 meta-analyses related toachievement. He organized this information into six broad groups that may influ...
|A meta-analysis on the efficacy of cogmed working memory training
||Working memory is the ability to temporarily hold information in one’s mind, manipulatethis information and then use it. Working memory is a critical skill in one’s dailyfunctioning as it impacts our ability to carry out multi-step directions, apply ...