McCord, David

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The effects of nicotine on the cognitive processes of adolescents and adults 2009 1004 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 ...
Students' assessments of instruction : a validity study 2009 1066 The aim of this study was to analyze the reliability and validity of the Activities, Independent Research, Internship/Practica/Clinical, Laboratory, Online, Seminar, Standard Lecture, and Studio-Performance course forms of the Students' Assessment of...
The acute effects of alcohol on attention using the attention network test 2009 1646 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 1021 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 1440 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 1735 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 11198 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 1278 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 1840 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 1154 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 4144 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 8093 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 354 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 320 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 485 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...
Analyzing scanpath variables with MMPI-2-RF measures of thought disorder 2016 164 The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Director Tom Insel has created a newmethod of researching and conceptualizing mental health dysfunction. Instead of usingheterogeneous symptom classifications, Dr. Insel believes a biological approach to...
Personality and preservice teacher success 2017 32 Teacher education programs are required by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation to identify and assess dispositions of preservice teachers throughout the duration of their academic training. Teacher dispositions have been underst...
Defining resilience using the substantive scales of the MMPI-2-RF 2017 34 Many individuals will experience trauma at some point in their lifetime (Connor, 2006). The ability to adapt and function well post-trauma is a dimensional, adaptive trait, commonly referred to as resilience (Masten, 2001). Research on this construct...
Moving psychopathology forward: combining a transdiagnostic and dimensional approach to clinical anxiety, depressive, and substance use constructs 2017 121 The National Institute of Mental Health Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative calls for systemic efforts to integrate neurobehavioral traits into dimensional models of psychopathology (Nelson et al., 2016). Examples are needed of how RDoC constr...