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“The Rule of Unreason: the Reserve Clause before the Law, 1879-1953”
(Vanderbilt University. Dept. of History, 2015-04-24)
“Coming ‘Home’: Repatriation in the Bouches-du-Rhône, 1962-1970"
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-04-23)
Predictive Effects of Quality and Duration of Sleep on Cognition and CSF Biomarkers
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-12)
Current literature on the effects of sleep on cognition has shown conflicting results regarding the effects of long and short sleep duration. Using previously collected data from the Vanderbilt Memory & Aging Project, this ...
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 ...
Positive and Negative Affect in Children of Depressed vs. Nondepressed Mothers
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-04-16)
Children of depressed mothers are at a higher risk of developing depression in their lifetime compared to children of nondepressed mothers. Based on the tripartite model of depression and anxiety, low positive affect is ...
Social Anxiety as a Moderator in the Relationship between Social Emotional Fluency and Eye Gaze
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-04)
Emotional intelligence and interpersonal sensitivity have been identified as key individual-difference abilities that are important for optimal social functioning. Social emotional fluency (SEF) is proposed as a behavioral ...
African American and Euro-American Mother-Child Communication within the Context of Maternal Depressive Symptoms
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-04-15)
Past research has shown that depressive symptoms and race/ethnicity separately impact parenting behaviors, although the latter is often confounded with other contextual variables. This study examined the association of ...
Siblings Coping with Parental Depression: Similarities and Differences
(Vanderbilt University, 2015)
This study investigated similarities and differences in levels of internalizing and externalizing symptoms and strategies used to cope with stress in a sample of sibling pairs of 9-15 year-old children of depressed parents. ...
Laughter and Amusement’s Buffering Effect on Stress: An Experimental Design
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-04-14)
There is currently a significant amount of hype surrounding laughter and its effects, but there is a lot less excitement concerning the positive emotion that tends to compel laughter: amusement. The purpose of the current ...