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    • Cloud-based Meta-analysis to Bridge Science and Practice: Welcome to metaBUS 

      Bosco, Frank A.; Steel, Piers; Oswald, Frederick L.; Uggerslev, Krista; Field, James G. (2015)
      Although volumes have been written on spanning the science-practice gap in applied psychology, surprisingly few tangible components of that bridge have actually been constructed. We describe the metaBUS platform that ...
    • Cognition and Craving During Smoking Cessation: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study 

      Waters, Andrew J.; Szeto, Edwin H.; Wetter, David W.; Cinciripini, Paul M.; Robinson, Jason D.; Li, Yisheng (2014)
      Introduction: Some studies using ecological momentary assessment (EMA) have revealed an association between craving for cigarettes and relapse. It is therefore important to understand the correlates of craving during smoking ...
    • Conscientiousness in the Classroom: A Process Explanation 

      Corker, Katherine S.; Oswald, Frederick L.; Donnellan, M. Brent (2012-08)
      Although the research literature has established that Conscientiousness predicts task performance across a variety of achievement contexts (e.g., Barrick & Mount, 1991; OメConnor & Paunonen, 2007), comparatively less is ...
    • A Context-Independent Situational Judgment Test to Measure Prosocial Implicit Trait Policy 

      Motowidlo, Stephan J.; Ghosh, Kamalika; Mendoza, Anjelica M.; Buchanan, Ashley E.; Lerma, Mikal N. (2016)
      Two studies developed and validated a context-independent situational judgment test (SJT) of prosocial implicit trait policy (ITP). The first study developed an SJT based on critical incidents about the prosocial behavior ...
    • A cross-lagged path analysis of five intrapersonal determinants of smoking cessation 

      Castro, Yessenia; Cano, Miguel Ángel; Businelle, Michael S.; Correa-Fernández, Virmarie; Heppner, Whitney L.; Mazas, Carlos A.; Wetter, David W. (2014)
      Background: Prominent theories of drug use underscore the importance of considering the inter-relationships (e.g., reciprocal relations, indirect effects) of determinants of drug use behavior. In the area of smoking, few ...
    • Deliberate Practice and Performance in Music, Games, Sports, Education, and Professions: A Meta-Analysis 

      Macnamara, Brooke N.; Hambrick, David Z.; Oswald, Frederick L. (2014)
      More than 20 years ago, researchers proposed that individual differences in performance in such domains as music, sports, and games largely reflect individual differences in amount of deliberate practice, which was defined ...
    • Density and Proximity of Fast Food Restaurants and Body Mass Index Among African Americans 

      Reitzel, Lorraine R.; Regan, Seann D.; Nguyen, Nga; Cromley, Ellen K.; Strong, Larkin L.; Wetter, David W.; McNeill, Lorna H. (2014)
      Objectives. The purpose of this study was to address current gaps in the literature by examining the associations of fast food restaurant (FFR) density around the home and FFR proximity to the home, respectively, with body ...
    • Discrimination, Affect, and Cancer Risk Factors among African Americans 

      Cuevas, Adolfo G.; Reitzel, Lorraine R.; Adams, Claire E.; Cao, Yumei; Nguyen, Nga; Wetter, David W.; Watkins, Kellie L.; Regan, Seann D.; McNeill, Lorna H. (2014)
      Objectives: To examine whether stress or depressive symptoms mediated associations between perceived discrimination and multiple modifiable behavioral risk factors for cancer among 1363 African American adults. Methods: ...
    • Dispositional Mindfulness Predicts Enhanced Smoking Cessation and Smoking Lapse Recovery 

      Heppner, Whitney L.; Spears, Claire Adams; Correa-Fernández, Virmarie; Castro, Yessenia; Li, Yisheng; Guo, Beibei; Reitzel, Lorraine R.; Vidrine, Jennifer Irvin; Mazas, Carlos A.; Cofta-Woerpel, Ludmila; Cinciripini, Paul M.; Ahluwalia, Jasjit S.; Wetter, David W. (2016)
      Background: Although mindfulness has been hypothesized to promote health behaviors, no research has examined how dispositional mindfulness might influence the process of smoking cessation. Purpose: The current study ...
    • Distinct loci of lexical and semantic access deficits in aphasia: Evidence from voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping and diffusion tensor imaging 

      Harvey, Denise Y.; Schnur, Tatiana T. (2015)
      Naming pictures and matching words to pictures belonging to the same semantic category negatively affects language production and comprehension. By most accounts, semantic interference arises when accessing lexical ...
    • Effectiveness of Simulation Training on Transfer of Statistical Concepts 

      Lane, David M.; Tang, Zhihua (2000)
      The effectiveness of simulations for teaching statistical concepts was compared to the effectiveness of a textbook. The variable Medium (simulation versus textbook) and Question specificity (Specific versus Nonspecific), were ...
    • Efficacy of MedMyst: an Internet Teaching Tool for Middle School Microbiology 

      Miller, Leslie M.; Moreno, Janette; Estrera, Vicky; Lane, David (2004-05)
      Can web-based technology be used to effectively introduce or reinforce aspects of microbiology to middle school students? This central hypothesis examines whether brief exposure to a web adventure format containing virtual ...
    • Evaluation of Home Health Care Devices: Remote Usability Assessment 

      Kortum, Philip; Peres, S. Camille (2015)
      Background: An increasing amount of health care is now performed in a home setting, away from the hospital. While there is growing anecdotal evidence about the difficulty patients and caregivers have using increasingly ...
    • Examining an Online Microbiology Game as an Effective Tool for Teaching the Scientific Process 

      Bowling, Kristi G.; Klisch, Yvonne; Wang, Shu; Beier, Margaret (2013-05)
      This study investigates the effectiveness of the online Flash game Disease Defenders in producing knowledge gains for concepts related to the scientific process. Disease Defenders was specifically designed to model how the ...
    • Facing facts about deliberate practice 

      Hambrick, David Z.; Altmann, Erik M.; Oswald, Frederick L.; Meinz, Elizabeth J.; Gobet, Fernand (2014)
    • Fatigue in Parkinson's disease: report from a mutidisciplinary symposium 

      Friedman, Joseph H.; Beck, James C.; Chou, Kelvin L.; Clark, Gracia; Fagundes, Christopher P.; Goetz, Christopher G.; Herlofson, Karen; Kluger, Benzi; Krupp, Lauren B.; Lang, Anthony E.; Lou, Jao-Shin; Marsh, Laura; Newbould, Anne; Weintraub, Daniel (2016)
      Fatigue is a severe problem for many people living with Parkinson's disease (PD). Best estimates suggest that more than 50% of patients experience this debilitating symptom. Little is known about its etiology or treatment, ...
    • Financial strain and cancer risk behaviors among African Americans 

      Advani, Pragati S.; Reitzel, Lorraine R.; Nguyen, Nga T.; Fisher, Felicia D.; Savoy, Elaine J.; Cuevas, Adolfo G.; Wetter, David W.; McNeill, Lorna H. (2014)
      BACKGROUND: African Americans suffer disproportionately from the adverse consequences of behavioral risk factors for cancer relative to other ethnic groups. Recent studies have assessed how financial strain might uniquely ...
    • Financial Strain and Self-rated Health among Black Adults 

      Savoy, Elaine J.; Reitzel, Lorraine R.; Nguyen, Nga; Advani, Pragati S.; Fisher, Felicia D.; Wetter, David W.; Cuevas, Adolfo G.; McNeill, Lorna H. (2014)
      Objectives: To explore associations between financial strain and self-rated health among 1341 black adults. Methods: Associations were investigated using a covariate-adjusted linear regression model. Mediation (via stress ...
    • Frequency and regularity effects in reading are task dependent: evidence from ERPs 

      Fischer-Baum, Simon; Dickson, Danielle S.; Federmeier, Kara D. (2014)
      Many theories of visual word processing assume obligatory semantic access and phonological recoding whenever a written word is encountered. However, the relative importance of different reading processes depends on task. ...
    • From Error to Error: Why Voters Could not Cast a Ballot and Verify Their Vote With Helios, Prêt à Voter, and Scantegrity II 

      Acemyan, Claudia Z.; Kortum, Philip; Byrne, Michael D.; Wallach, Dan S. (2015)
      The aim of this paper is to identify user errors, and the related potential design deficiencies, that contributed to participants failing to vote cast and vote verify across three end-to-end voting systems: Helios, Prêt à ...