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Emergent behavior in neuroevolved agents
(University of Wisconsin--Whitewater, 2018-11)
Neural networks have been widely used for their ability to create generalized rulesets for a given set of training data. In applications where no such training data exists such as new video games, they are often overlooked ...
What drives and motivates the Division III female basketball "bench warmer" to compete every day?
This study was designed to collect data on motivation (intrinsic and extrinsic) and self-determination of Division III female basketball "bench warmers." At the Division III level there is no binding contract or athletic ...
Applying social learning theory constructs to better understand non-prescription stimulant use in college students
Non-prescription stimulant use (NPSU) among young adults is a growing concern on college campuses, however there are only few studies that have empirically examined this phenomenon. The purpose of the present study was ...
Inked and in public : tattoos and disclosure
This qualitative study will examine the phenomenon that tattooing has become. More individuals of all ages and groups are obtaining tattoos (Kosut, 2006). The current study will explore the motivations that individuals ...
Autism in the workplace : testing the self-efficacy of adults with autism spectrum disorder when using new media as a mediated training stimuli
(University of Wisconsin--Whitewater, 2017-12)
This study examined the effects of a multimedia training stimuli, which included one of the newest interactive medias – virtual reality. The main purpose of the study was to test the impact of multimedia on the self-efficacy ...
The effects of student choice of difficulty of homework on motivation and homework completion
Research suggests that students often fail to complete homework due to lack of motivation, partly due to the absence of student choice and a mismatch in assignment difficulty and student's ability level. This action research ...
Key factors for successful implementation of a participatory ergonomics program
Inadequate workplace ergonomics can lead to injuries, productivity declines and quality issues. Despite the fact that ergonomics has been researched and implemented in the workplace for the past 20-30 years work-related ...
Public art : process and community differences
A poster describing an undergraduate research project completed at the University of Wisconsin--Whitewater. Through interviews with professional neighborhood planners in three Wisconsin cities that have sculpture walkways ...
Developing a strategy for promoting athletic participation at the high school level : benefits of athletic participation
More than ever, schools today are being asked to do more for students in the way of physical, mental, social, and emotional development. A simple and easy way to help students develop these areas is to encourage them to ...
Over-the-counter supplements to improve human performance
This study examines whether athletes can improve their performance if they consume an alkalinizing supplement (Alka-Seltzer) before participating in a sport.