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Beyond the Game: Understanding 1980s Chicago through Basketball
(Vanderbilt University. Dept. of History, 2011-04)
Perception of Affective Musical Elements and the Relation to Delusions in Schizophrenia
(Vanderbilt University, 2011-04-22)
Using prosodic, facial, and musical stimuli, this study probed the extent of emotion recognition deficits in schizophrenic patients. Difficulties in the perception of emotional material have been well documented in the ...
Facial Emotion Recognition and Processing in Fearless Dominance and Impulsive Antisociality
(Vanderbilt University, 2011)
Psychopathy has been shown to be associated with deficits in recognizing and processing emotion. We used a face recognition task in which 86 participants screened in the Vanderbilt emergency room viewed faces of men and ...
Association of Maternal Anxiety, Perceptions of Child Prognosis, and Coping with Maternal Supportiveness for Children with Cancer
(Vanderbilt University, 2010-04)
Over 12,400 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer annually. The diagnosis and treatment of cancer can create significant amounts of stress for the mothers of these children. While facing this stress, ...
Prevention of Depression: A Social Information Processing Intervention
(Vanderbilt University, 2010-04-21)
Adolescent depression is a prevalent and recurrent problem associated with significant impairment. Although some treatments have been found to be effective in reducing depression in youth, early intervention and prevention ...
Impact of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy on Brain Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-03-29)
Few studies have examined the effects of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) in children or its effects beyond sensory-motor domains. Evidence from adult populations suggests that CIMT is linked with cortical ...
Working to win vs. working to keep: Prospect Theory and effort-based decision-making in humans
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-04-03)
Reward processing studies of anhedonia have provided a great deal of support to the idea that this common symptom of depression and schizophrenia is characterized in part by decreased motivation to pursue rewards. However, ...
Flow and Life Satisfaction
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-04-18)
Through a 30 question survey, I aim to examine flow experiences as a positive emotion-inducing activity and how individuals respond to these events. The survey targets the relationship between momentary happiness and life ...
Effects of Frequency and Regularity on New Learning in Preference Readers
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-04)
Learning to read English requires both knowledge of grapheme-phoneme (GP) rules and rapid recognition for familiar words, which can be mediated by whole-word (WW) mappings. Previous research has suggested that readers ...
Temporal Trends in Body Satisfaction and Weight Control Behaviors among U. S. High School Students from 1999 to 2007
(Vanderbilt University, 2010-04)
Background: Dissatisfaction with the size, weight, and shape of oneâs body contributes to the risk of developing an eating disorder. Body dissatisfaction appears common among adolescents, but there is little information ...