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Implications of Effortful Control and Negative Affectivity in the Persistence and Recovery of Stuttering
(Vanderbilt University, 2016-04-04)
The present study investigated the differences in Negative Affectivity and Effortful Control in the presence and absence of stuttering. A Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) measured the stuttering-like disfluencies (SLDs) ...
Effect of Discrete Emotions on Eyewitness Memory and Helping Behavior
(Vanderbilt University, 2016-04-15)
Many studies have shown that how we are feeling effects what we remember. However, few have addressed how specific, discrete emotions (happiness, fear, disgust, etc.) effect memory. This project examined the effect of ...
The Effects of Realistic and Unrealistic Optimism on Performance and Coping
(Vanderbilt University, 2016-04-26)
Historically, optimism has been studied as a dichotomous variable. However, research has found that there are two types of optimists: cautious/realistic and unrealistic/cockeyed. A cautious/realistic optimist is defined ...
Acoustic Parameters of Speech and Attitudes Towards Speech in Childhood Stuttering: Predicting Persistence and Recovery
(Vanderbilt University, 2016-04)
The relations between the acoustic parameters of jitter and fundamental frequency and children’s experience with stuttering were explored. Sixty-five children belonging to four talker groups will be studied. Children were ...