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Causes of Interference: Working Memory and Distraction
(Vanderbilt University, 2011-02-06)
Working memory accounts for various types of cognitive processing, including object and spatial processing. Distraction has been demonstrated to be domain-specific with the strongest interference coming from a distractor ...
The Effects of Social Context on the Therapeutic Benefits of Emotion Sharing
(Vanderbilt University, 2018-04-18)
The purpose of the study was to analyze the different contexts in which the social sharing of emotion occurs and the comparative benefits associated with two different contexts of emotion sharing. Previous research has ...
Effects of Dopamine on Reward Learning in Parkinson’s Patients with Impulse Control Disorders
(Vanderbilt University, 2013)
This study investigated how dopamine agonist medication differentially affects reward learning in Parkinson’s patients with and without Impulse Control Disorders (ICDs). We tested 16 patients (8 female, 5 with ICDs, mean ...
A Multilevel Logistic Regression Analysis on the Likelihood of Overeating and Unplanned Eating
(Vanderbilt University, 2017-04)
This paper analyzed three models of emotional eating: the restraint disinhibition model, the affect-regulation model, and the externality model (Herman and Polivy, 1975; Haedt-Matt & Keel, 2011; Schachter, 1968). Emotional ...
Distance Estimation: Exploring Gestalt Principles When Engaging in Tree Thinking
(Vanderbilt University, 2019-03-15)
Gestalt principles of grouping have been widely studied in diagrammatic reasoning because diagrams that follow these principles are easier to understand than those that are not (Lemon et al 2007, Stieff 2007, Novick and ...
Parent Emotional Talk and Participation in a Parent-Child Music Program for Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder
(Vanderbilt University, 2019-03-16)
The effects of parent-child interventions in families of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have been widely studied for their impacts on the child’s learning and development, however the impacts on their parents ...