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    • Using multiple scanning angles to improve AERI thermodynamic retrievals 

      Seo, Jongjin (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2021)
    • GBL Drumlins 

      Zoet, Lucas (2021-06-01)
      Drumlin shape has been hypothesized to correlate with ice flow duration and slip speed, but modern-day analogs and the Coulomb nature of till render the basis of these correlations in question. The evolution of flow-parallel ...
    • A Pilot Scale-Study at the Nine Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant: Seasonal Cod and F/M Ratio Trends and Their Application To Modeling Treatment Processes 

      Uribe Santos, Gustavo Adolfo (2021-05)
      Wastewater treatment is a complex process that involves the simultaneous application of diverse sciences such as chemistry, biology, and engineering. Chemistry allows to describe the composition of wastewater through the ...
    • Drainage Characteristics of Recycled Materials for Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls 

      Klink, Tyler (2021-05)
      With the expansion of transport, commercial, and residential infrastructure to support the needs of a growing populous, greater amounts of construction materials are required. These aspects place increased amounts of stress ...
    • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Effects of Using E-Cigarettes and Vaporizers 

      Pellmann, Emilie; Kmecheck, Christiana; Varney, Hannah; Howser, Lisa; Barraza, Miguel (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      Currently, the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers is increasing. Research into the effects of these relatively new smoking devices will add to the body of knowledge concerning the impact that e-cigarettes may ...
    • The Effect of Hyper-Oxidative Breathing on Physical Endurance 

      Begin, Sam; Ferreira, Melissa; Isaacs, Cassie; Langiewicz, Colton; Toberna, Caroline (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      Increasing endurance can have important implications for anyone looking to improve their physical performance. Hyper-oxidative breathing techniques, such as the one utilized in the Wim Hof Method, have been proven ...
    • Effects of Caffeine Consumption on Physiological Markers of Stress 

      O’Donnell, Josie; Smith, Ricky; Turinske, Cassie; Young, Lidarose (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      Caffeine is known to be used by college students to help stay awake, focus and increase academic performance. Caffeine’s biological mechanisms are fairly well-understood, but its effect on a stress response should be ...
    • Physiological Effects of Volume of Music on Heart Rate, Grip Strength, and Electromyography 

      Glisczinski, Seth; Iverson, Elizabeth; Schmidt, Jon; Knaus, Ellen; Peterson, Aria (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      For this study, the physiological effects of volume of music on the body were investigated. Previous studies have shown that aspects of music such as tempo and rhythm result in physiological responses within the body. ...
    • Physiological Effects Experienced After Introduction of a Distraction and Its Effects on Performance 

      Kozlowski, Samantha; Koepf, Nicole; Wiess, Timothy J.; Rybarik, Kayleigh; Chreptowicz, Victor (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      Many college-aged students are immersed in a world full of distractions. These distractions can be attributed to the rapid-growing technology of smartphones, the growing social climate, or a plethora of other factors. ...
    • Testing the Effects of Exposure to Eucalyptus Oil Upon Cognitive Performance 

      Patel, Kahaan; Meinholz, Kiana; Milestone, Kalli; Diaz, Ali; Rumball, Ian (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      This study investigates the effects of eucalyptus oil on focus and relaxation during a cognitive stressor. While prior studies focused on the healing and antimicrobial properties of eucalyptus, few have gone further to ...
    • Physiological Response to Stress During Testing 

      LaMarre, Georgia; Kaiser, Calie; Kowski, Katie; Wimmer, Tyler; Lawton, Jared (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      A student’s academic career and future profession can be determined by a number of crucial exams, which can evoke test anxiety. This study was performed to see the effect of test anxiety on the physiological measures of ...
    • Physiological Effects of Chewing Gum on Muscle Fatigue 

      Bae, SangYa; Brehmer, Hailey; Kharel, Abish; Reed, Amber; Shaik, Ufaira; Vollmer, Justin (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      Muscular fatigue as a result of physical stress is a normal phenomenon for skeletal muscles. Excitation and motor recruitment in the arms and legs can be elevated by strengthening one’s bite force. Previous studies have ...
    • Examining the Effects of Music with Words on Long Term Memory Encoding 

      Wannow, Abby; Kaur, Simran; Peronto, Sean; Singh, Karan (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      Many students listen to music while studying without knowing the effects that this could cause. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of listening to music with words while studying on long term memory ...
    • Effect of Rose Scent on Physiological Signifiers of Anxiety 

      Peterson, Siri; Dorshorst, Nicole; Ajanee, Sophia; Turchan, Ian; Rolain, Connor (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      This study was designed to determine the efficacy of using aromatherapy to treat the physiological symptoms of stress. While taking a high school level math skills test, experimental participants were exposed to aromatherapy ...
    • Physiological Effects of Sugar-Free Mint Chewing Gum on Typing Performance 

      Boguslawski, Maya; Christenson, Rachel; Davis, Jacob; Garrison, Benjamin; Pham, Kai (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      Chewing sugar-free mint gum has been shown in a large body of research to have a stimulating effect on humans, manifesting as improved performance in completing tasks with cognitive demands. Leveraging prior research, ...
    • Exercise Induced Sympathetic Nervous System Activation and its Influence on Memory and Comprehension 

      Dinh, Christopher; Michalske, Jordon; Nabong, Sarah; Amro, Tarek; Kallas, Sophia (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      In this study, the relationship between sympathetic nervous system activity induced by stress and its effect on memory and comprehension were investigated. The three variables: heart rate, blood pressure, and electrodermal ...
    • Physiological Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Acute Stress Reactivity 

      Cowie, Michael; Dobos, Alexandra; Kohlhagen, Savannah; Lubinski, Bailey (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      Sleep deprivation affects a large population of students on college campuses and is associated with heightened sympathetic nervous system arousal. The aim of this study is to identify any differences that may exist between ...
    • The Implications of Musical Stimuli on Human Physiological Value 

      Burkart, Kate; Carroll, James; Dvorak, Jaye; Hernandez, Dicter; Yang, Rickie (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      The main purpose of this research was to study the effects of musical stimuli on physiological outcomes including heart rate, blood pressure, and reaction time. A sample population of 50 students from the University of ...
    • The physiological effects of induced competition on short-term memory, heart rate, and electrodermal activity 

      Gosal, Simandeep; Posda, Casey; Pyszka, Teagan; Silvers, Caylee (Journal of Advanced Student Sciences (JASS), 2019)
      The presence of competition in human beings’ daily interactions is inescapable; from landing a promotion in the workplace, to being perceived as successful in social groups, to a seemingly friendly game of ping-pong, ...