McCord, David

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The effects of nicotine on the cognitive processes of adolescents and adults 2009 850 Though much is known about the addictive properties of nicotine, much remains to be learned about its effects on various cognitive processes, especially as they might differ between adolescents and adults. The purpose of this study is to determine ...
The acute effects of alcohol on attention using the attention network test 2009 1367 The body of research on alcohol and its effects on the brain and human body is extensive. Recent advances in neuroimaging have lead to a better understanding of the underlying physiology of attention coupled with new innovations in methods to measu...
Personality differences in autistic and typically developing children 2010 798 The prevalence of autism continues to steadily rise over time. As of yet, no clear cause or cure has been identified. Nevertheless, behavioral and pharmacological treatments have been developed to lessen the deficits characteristic of autism. These...
Personality and political policy opinion 2010 1147 Within the American public, there are significant differences in opinion on political policy. The current research explores the roots of disagreement between the political opinions of liberals and conservatives. It is hypothesized that political opin...
Nosology of depression : neuroticism as a higher order factor in a dimensional approach to depression 2011 1455 The purpose of the current study is to examine the association between personality and depression. The current climate of psychology suggests that a shift may be forthcoming in the area of diagnostics and nosology. This shift is mostly due to argumen...
Personality factors and their influence on autism spectrum therapist burnout and job satisfaction 2011 9554 Therapists working one-on-one with children with autism experience high levels of job-related stress and occupational "burnout," as well as lower levels of job satisfaction which results in higher than average job turnover. This is particularly unfor...
The relationship among personality and job effectiveness in pediatric summer camp counselors 2010 999 Pediatric summer camping is a comparatively recent development within the camping industry. These camps are designed to give chronically ill children, who are unlikely to be able to participate in a more traditional camping environment, a chance to e...
Personality differences in treatment seeking and non-treatment seeking individuals with self-reported anorexia 2011 1632 Most research on anorexia nervosa has focused on individuals who are currently seeking treatment and leads to many of the treatment models being based on individuals who are already receiving help. Therefore, this study explored personality differenc...
Personality and getting out the vote 2011 1030 Due in large part to the overlapping layers of federal, state, and local governments, the United States holds more elections than any other industrialized democracy in the world. Perhaps as a result, the U.S. also consistently has the lowest voter...
Correlations between the Child Abuse Potential Inventory and the MMPI-2-RF in a sample of court-referred parents 2012 3309 This thesis examined the relationship between scores on the Child Abuse Potential Inventory and scores on MMPI-2-RF Scales in a clinical setting. The issue of child abuse, whether that is verbal abuse, emotional abuse, or physical abuse, has been t...
Personality, job performance, and job satisfaction in non-profit organizations 2013 6455 Formal assessment of personality characteristics is common in many organizational settings, for reasons such as personnel selection, personnel training, determining leadership styles and team building. This study documents the use of personality a...
Variation in male gaze patterns : do gaze patterns generalize between sexually relevant and non-relevant stimuli? 2015 173 Preliminary eye-tracking studies have identified two distinct gazing strategies which males employ when assessing the attractiveness of female images (Melnyk, McCord, & Vaske, 2014). It has been hypothesized that differences in male gazing strategy r...
Assessing eye movement dynamics of externalizing behaviors 2015 167 The classification of mental disorders has generated enduring debate due to significantdiagnostic, treatment, and research implications. Recent neurobiologic and genetic discoverieshave underscored the limitations of the current categorical model and...
Eye-tracker correlates of MMPI-2-RF negative emotionality scales 2015 227 The current study is designed to examine correlations between narrow band scales ofMMPI and physical indicators accessible to the eye tracker. Prior studies have shown that eyetrackers can pick up subtle differences in vision patterns which can relat...