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Does an Undergraduate Aging and the Aged Course Have an Impact On Students' Attitudes Towards Working With Older Adults?
The purpose of this study was to better understand undergraduate students' attitudes toward older adults, as well as to find out whether taking a course on aging impacts students' attitudes towards older adults.
Perfectionism, Self-Handicapping, and Academic Boredom : Honors vs. Non-Honors Students
The purpose of the current study was to examine relationships among perfectionism, self-handicapping, and boredom, as well as group differences in Honors versus non-honors students among these constructs.
Student Leaders' Source of Social Support and its Association With Their Identification in a University Setting
This research study was based on Social Identity Theory (Ashforth and Mael, 1989), which states that people tend to classify themselves and each other into various social categories, which aims to find how individuals identify ...
Social Identity and Adjustment to UW-Eau Claire : Is the Social Environment to Blame For First Year Weight Gain?
This study investigates how new college student identities (or self-image) as a healthy eater when arriving at college, as well as their experiences in their first semester in college, affect weight gain during that time. ...
How Do Traditional and Non-Traditional Students at UW-Eau Claire View School Policies Related to Class Performance?
The goal of the current exploratory study was to become better informed about the potential disparities that exist between traditional and non-traditional students in terms of university and classroom policies implemented ...
Rescuing the Overpouring Effect : The Impact of Perceived Drinking Situation in a Simulated Alcohol Free Pour Task
College students’ alcohol consumption is excessive creating a potential public health concern. Research has shown that college students will over pour a standard drink when participating in a simulated alcohol free ...
GPA Satisfaction : Do Perfectionism, Academic Major, and Honors Enrollment Matter?
The purpose of this study was to examine college students' grade point average (GPA) satisfaction, particularly how self-reported GPA satisfaction would vary across perfectionists. The study also looked at how GPA ...
Exploring the Relationships Among College Students' Goal Orientations, Perfectionism, and Academic Self-Efficacy
The purpose of the current study was to examine the relationships among perfectionism, achievement goal orientations, and academic self-efficacy (one's beliefs about his/her capabilities).
Longitudinal Study of Emerging Adults' Plans for Work and Family
Past research suggests that young men and women differ in their plans for work and family, with women more likely to choose careers that will "work around" their family plans. The purpose of this study was to determine ...
Exploring College Students’ Perceptions of Overparenting and Levels of Self-Compassion
While parent involvement has been linked to many positive young adult outcomes (e.g., autonomy), recent research has highlighted potential negative outcomes (e.g., anxiety) of excessive levels of parent involvement. ...