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Chronic Pain and Anxiety in Children: Physiological and Emotional Factors in Stress Responses
(Vanderbilt University, 2007-05-08)
College of Arts & Science
Testing category-specific spatial frequency adaptation
(Vanderbilt University, 2009-04-12)
This study examined representational overlap between faces and scenes by means of spatial frequency adaptation. The results show that adaptation to faces and scenes in either low or high spatial frequencies affect the ...
The Relation of Negative Life Events to Symptoms and Functioning in Adolescents and Young Adults with a Childhood History of Chronic Abdominal Pain
(Vanderbilt University, 2010-04-07)
This paper looks at the effects of life stress on predicting health outcomes in chronic abdominal pain patients. It also looks at whether competence moderates the effects of life stress.
Stress Responses and Worries of Women at Risk for Breast Cancer
(Vanderbilt University, 2007-05)
The physiological impact of a breast cancer discussion between mothers and their daughters was analyzed in relation to other anxiety and concern measures. Fifty-eight mothers with varied breast cancer histories participated. ...
What Makes a Good Leader? Evaluating the Connections between Appraisal Style and Leadership Behaviors
(Vanderbilt University, 2016-04-21)
The success of leaders can be highly variable and depends on a number of factors including the degree to which leaders engage with their subordinates. This continuum of passive and active behavior is represented in the ...
Parents and Children Coping with Pediatric Cancer
(Vanderbilt University, 2007-04-06)
Children who are diagnosed with cancer and their families must learn to cope with and communicate about the cancer diagnosis, treatment and its side effects, and hospital stays. Parents are their primary support; they are ...
Parental Depression and Parenting Skills in the Context of a Preventive Intervention
(Vanderbilt University, 2010)
In a randomized clinical trial with families of parents with a history of major depressive disorder, changes in parenting and parental depressive symptoms were examined in relation to the effects of a family group cognitive ...
Stereotype Threat, Math Anxiety, and the Development of Gendered Stereotypes
(Vanderbilt University, 2018-04)
Both math anxiety and stereotype threat processes have been suggested as causes of gender-related discrepancies in math performance, and the two processes may use similar mechanisms (Ramirez, Gunderson, Levine, & Beilock, ...
GED Student Achievement Trajectories and Predictors: Using the Latent Class Growth Model to Understand Heterogeneous Learning Patterns
(Vanderbilt University, 2014-04-06)
Each year, 500,000 adults take the General Education Development (GED) exam, the gateway to a high school equivalency diploma. Nearly 40 percent fail. Little research exists on the relation between preparation experiences ...
Diagrams Benefit Symbolic Problem Solving
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-04-01)
How a problem is presented can influence students’ problem-solving performance. For example, including diagrams can alter students’ understanding, choice of strategy and accuracy on word problems. In this study, we examined ...