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    • Effect of Competition on Muscular Performance 

      Donhowe, Allison; Milski, Abbie; Schmidt, Sophia; Leong Tan, Leon Yee; Voigt, Marcus (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      Competition is a prevalent motivator in everyday life. Previous studies have proven that competition influences hormonal levels and thus affect performance. The purpose of this study was to identify these physiological ...
    • The Effects of Peppermint-Flavored Chewing Gum on Parameters Related to Physical Fitness 

      Considine, Sam; Torres Diaz, Alejandra; DeRoche, Lizzy; Rajput, Gary; Retsky, Rachel; Potter, Nicole (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      Exercise is one of the first things that comes to mind when thinking about improving physical fitness. However, the effects of exercise on fitness are a function of many other factors. The purpose of this study was to ...
    • Physiological Effects of Static Stretching on Muscle Force Output 

      Aicher, Riley; Greenberg, Rachel; Holzem, Grace; Palmer, Sam; Pooler, Morgan; Truttschel, Regan (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      Static stretching is a common part of modern pre-exercise warm-up routines, usually as a method to reduce cramping and prevent injury. Static stretching involves the sustained stretching of a muscle, and by extension its ...
    • Effects of Divided Attention on Working and Long-Term Memory 

      Held, Lucas; Destree, Marnie; Philipps, Nicole; Heinemeyer, Savannah; Bhathena, Sanaya; Buttar, Seah (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      In today’s classroom, students commonly watch videos, play games, or browse the internet while completing homework or participating in class. With the increasing use of technology in all aspects of our life, research ...
    • Physiology of Maximum Clench Force 

      Franchett, Margot; Miller, Jessie; Olson, Sydney; McDonald, Josh; Christianson, Kelsey (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
    • Effects of Gum Chewing on Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate, and Short-Term Recall 

      Peterson, Nicholas; Fleddermann, Rachel; McMillon, Nathan; Litton, Allie; Seuferer, Kayla; Beyer, McKenzie (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      Finding novel solutions to increase memory and retention abilities can provide strategies for improved performance in testing situations. Chewing gum has been proposed as a means to increase memory retention abilities ...
    • Effects of Different Auditory Stimulation on Physiological Stress Response 

      Bray, Mikaela; Shein, Nicholas; Arshad, Ayyan; Voytovich, Natasha; Schears, Markayle; Remmers, Caroline (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      Stress, such as that elicited by test anxiety, can be caused by many factors. Because the body reacts to stress in a variety of ways, several measurements can be obtained to quantify the stress response. Listening to ...
    • The Effects of Calming Stimuli on the Homeostatic Return of Physiological Responses After an Acute Psychological Stress 

      Aumann, Sarah; Contreras, Haley; Husband, Salena; Lojewski, Gabrielle; Prosek, Hailey; Russel, Nick (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
    • Effects of Music Tempo on the Stress Response to Short Term Memory and Problem Solving Tests 

      Dias, Derrell; Odmark, Theresa; Payne, Kierstyn; Shanahan, Megan (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      The aim of this study was to determine the effect of music and music tempo on stress responses in the body while performing both simple memory tests and tests that require higher-level cognitive function. Twenty-four ...
    • An Evaluation of Resting Tidal Volume Using a Biopac System Spirometer in Comparison to the Benchmark 

      Carvajal, Bea Angela; Pitts, Alexander; Gallichio, Tori; Goetzinger, Jamie; Busche, Sara; Sipe, Avery (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
    • The Physiological Effects of Anticipating Spicy Food 

      Dulmes, Elise; Gasao, Caroline; Mershon, Tyler; Osman, Ingie; Schraml, Angela; Ravi, Swetha (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      This study was designed to measure changes in heart rate, respirations, and electrodermal activity (EDA) due to anticipation of eating a range of peppers on the Scoville Heat Scale (starting at 30,000-50,000 scoville ...
    • Effects of Residential Habituation on Physiological Response to Auditory Stimuli 

      Baptista, Roberto; Danecek, Blanche; Kellner, Madelyne; Lensing, Madelyn; Paton, Karly; Sass, Madilyn (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
    • Physiological Rate of Recovery in Relation to Activity Level 

      Kons, Kelly; Pye, Suzanne; Valley, Miriam; Miller, Allison; Bocanegra, Brandon; Menard, Tanner (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      The importance of physical activity is frequently mentioned in regards to improved health and disease prevention; however, how often should one exercise and what type of exercise is most beneficial? Previous studies have ...
    • Physiological Responses in the Anticipation of an Auditory and Visual Stimulus 

      Bruckbauer, John; Entwistle, Audrey; Malas, Bilal; Patin, Shauna (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
    • The Effects of Chewing Gum on Physiological Stress Responses and Cognitive Recall 

      Ausloos, Emily; Paradowski, Jessica; Ruth, Annette Marie; Strom, Lauren; Voruganti, Nihal (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      The objective of this study was to evaluate how chewing gum both affects physiological stress responses directly and short-term memory indirectly. It was hypothesized that chewing gum will directly attenuate the elicited ...
    • Physiological Responses to Isolated Auditory and Visual Stimulus versus the Combination of Auditory and Visual Stimulus 

      Conner, Claire; Nyberg, Sarah; Davis, Yanika; Minor, Rashea; Moran, Nolan (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      A variety and multitude of stimuli elicit a fear response in humans, including horror films. Fear responses include various physiological alterations such as an increase in heart rate, changes in electrodermal activity ...
    • Physiological Stress Response to Anticipation of Physical Exertion 

      Junk, Kelly; Peller, Laura; Brandenburg, Holly; Lehrmann, Ben; Henke, Evan (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      The physiological feedforward response is an unconscious phenomenon by which the body attempts to prepare itself prior to the onset of a stressor. In humans, this feedforward mechanism has been implicated in thermoregulation, ...
    • Physiological Responses of Males and Females to Emotionally Charged Videos 

      Pati, Bhabna; Schmidt, Daniela; Kanneganti, Nitin; Hossain, Nishat (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      The physiological effect that a crying infant has on its caregivers is a well-studied phenomenon. An infant’s cries activate fear circuits in the brain, with the involvement of the amygdala indicated. The purpose of this ...
    • The Effect of Personality on Startle Response 

      Xiong, Bao; Buckli, Brooke; Milakovich, Hailey; Scheidt, Abigail; Altimari, Marc; Kildow, Tori (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      The emotion of fear is often accompanied by increased heart rate, sweating, and trembling. Fear can be the result of startling events experienced in everyday life. Expression of different personality traits may correlate ...
    • The Effect of Inducing Stress on Physiological Response and Cognitive Performance 

      Kircher, Madison; Hilby, Sarah; McCormick, Kellen; Benedict, Chelsea; Cogswell, Ian (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2018)
      Students experience many different types of stressors throughout their education. College students often have multiple exams in a short period of time, inducing higher levels of stress that may negatively impact cognitive ...