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    • Latino/a Identities and Support Sources: The significance of home, class and co-curricular activities 

      Franco, Cristina (2008-01-01)
      Latinos have the largest growing population especially in California yet, they remain the lowest percentage in graduation rates. In fact, Yosso (2006) claims that out of 100 Latinos enrolling into elementary only 7 graduate ...
    • Locomotion and Anxiety After Caffeine Intake in HiS and LoS Rats 

      Wang, Jennifer (2012-07-01)
      Caffeine is a widely consumed psychoactive substance, present in many types of comestibles. As a stimulant, caffeine is positively correlated with increased alertness and energy. Caffeine’s arousing effect stems from the ...
    • Mating Behavior of Rats Bred for High- and Low- Saccharin Intake. 

      Molestina, Rita (2004-01-01)
      Emotional adaptation to stressful situation of mating is an area of that has not been adequately studied. Rats selectively bred for saccharin intake differ in emotionality. Low-saccharin affinity rats (LoS) are more easily ...
    • Mental Health Servicesfor Individuals with Severe Mental Illness. 

      Flores, David (2001-01-01)
      America is in a mental health crisis in treating individuals with Severe Mental Illness (SMI). The groundbreaking report on Mental Health released last year by the Surgeon General showed that individuals with the most ...
    • Methamphetamine and Food Reward in High vs. Low Saccharin Consuming Rats 

      Toliver, Alana L. (2003-01-01)
      Methamphetamine (METH) abuse has become increasingly popular among young people. This stimulant drug has neurotoxic effects that can alter behavior. The present study investigates its effects in a behavioral paradigm. ...
    • Novel Environment Exploration of HiS and LoS Rats after Ethanol Consumption 

      Acosta, Lizet (2010-01-01)
      The behavioral and emotional effects of ethanol consumption in High Saccharin and Low Saccharin rats were the object of this study. Initially drinking alcohol is associated with an elevation of mood and euphoria, which are ...
    • Occidental's Living and Learning Community: Assessment of the Program's Impact 

      Nakamoto, Jonathan (2002-01-01)
      Occidental College implemented a Living and Learning Community (LLC) in the fall of 2000. Occidental's LLC revolves around freshmen living in the same dorm and enrolling in a common Core class for two semesters. The current ...
    • Organizations for Battered Women in the Buenos Aires Province 

      Colvin, Meagan (2008-01-01)
      Eight organizations for battered women were studied in Buenos Aires. The methodology included in-person qualitative, structured interviews in Spanish with 22 participants, representing the eight organizations. Each ...
    • Oxy Students' Attitudes about Rape 

      Choy, Spencer (2012-07-01)
      The purpose of this study was to examine different perceptions and attributions of male and female victims who were sexually assaulted by an acquaintance or a stranger. 97 undergraduate students read a vignette that described ...
    • Parental Input Regarding ?Negative? Information About the Biological World 

      Checa, Isabel (2011-01-01)
      Previous research suggests that parent's input in informal learning activities is an important source of information for children's developing theories of biological phenomena, as well as one potential source for misconceptions ...
    • Patterns of Maternal Behavior in Rats Selectively Bred for Saccharin Preference 

      Forward, Sally K. (2000-01-01)
      Environment affects behavior. This simple fact arises out of the complex relationship between an organism and its surroundings in its struggle to find food and reproduce. Besides environment, genetics and specific inherited ...
    • Peer Study Groups and Students' College Adjustment 

      Carroll, Brandon (2003-01-01)
      In the spring of 2003, two hundred and six freshmen completed a nineteen item supplemental survey, which evaluated their social and academic experiences in their Core colloquium. Students also responded to a sociometric ...
    • Peer Study Groups and Students' College Adjustment 

      Carroll, Brandon (2003-01-01)
      In the spring of 2003, two hundred and six freshmen completed a nineteen item supplemental survey, which evaluated their social and academic experiences in their Core colloquium. Students also responded to a sociometric ...
    • Perceived Social Reputations of Popular and Well-liked Adolescents 

      McKay, Tara (2004-01-01)
      Given the range of behavioral attributes associated with popularity and the relative accuracy of adolescents? self-perceptions, the following study was designed to explore well-liked and popular adolescents? perceptions ...
    • Perceived Social Reputations of Popular and Well-liked Adolescents 

      McKay, Tara (2004-01-01)
      Given the range of behavioral attributes associated with popularity and the relative accuracy of adolescents? self-perceptions, the following study was designed to explore well-liked and popular adolescents? perceptions ...
    • PerceptionsofNature: MalleabilityDuetoVisualPrimingandRelationtotheUnderstandingofEvolution 

      Ban, Yih-Hsin A. (2011-01-01)
      Previous studies have shown that many adults, including those who have had formal instruction in biology, hold pervasive misconceptions about evolution by natural selection. While one possible source of misunderstanding ...
    • Predicting counter productive work behavior: Why people do bad things at work 

      Cassman, Marissa (2008-01-01)
      This study?s objective was to test a portion of Lawrence and Robinson?s (2007) theoretical model of workplace deviance and organizational resistance. This model suggests that managerial attempts to control and limit ...
    • Predicting Relapse In Schizophrenia. 

      Peytcheva, Maria (2001-01-01)
      People with schizophrenia often go through fluctuations in the severity of their symptoms.Several studies have indicated that autonomic arousal, measured in terms of electrodermal activity (EDA), tends to be higher during ...
    • Preschool Impact on Children with Autism 

      Monday, Julianne (2011-01-01)
      Individuals with autism demonstrate differences in social interactions, such as difficulty establishing relationships, compared to individuals without autism. One of the biggest challenges currently is how to provide ...
    • Psychophysiological Investigations of Emotion 

      Quispe-Hansen, Andres (2009-01-01)
      This study attempted to find the best method to elicit jealousy in a laboratory setting. We tested the effects on subjective perception of emotion, skin conductance and heart rate in participants recalling a jealous situation ...