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    • 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 ...
    • Generations at Work: Don't Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater 

      Beier, Margaret E.; Kanfer, Ruth (2015)
      Costanza and Finkelstein (2015) are correct to highlight the dangers of using generationally based stereotypes in organizations. Although popular, these stereotypes are related to a stigmatization based on group membership ...
    • Genetic contributions to attentional response time slopes across repeated trials 

      Lundwall, Rebecca A.; Dannemiller, James L. (2015)
      Background: Attention provides vital contribution to everyday functioning, and deficits in attention feature in many psychological disorders. Improved understanding of attention may eventually be critical to early ...
    • Getting Real: A Naturalistic Methodology for Using Smartphones to Collect Mediated Communications 

      Tossell, Chad C.; Kortum, Philip; Shepard, Clayton W.; Rahmati, Ahmad; Zhong, Lin (2012)
      This paper contributes an intentionally naturalistic methodology using smartphone logging technology to study communications in the wild. Smartphone logging can provide tremendous access to communications data from real ...
    • Health Literacy, Smoking, and Health Indicators in African American Adults 

      Stewart, Diana W.; Vidrine, Jennifer I.; Shete, Sanjay; Spears, Claire A.; Cano, Miguel A.; Correa-Fernández, Virmarie; Wetter, David W.; McNeill, Lorna H. (2015)
      We examined cross-sectional associations of health literacy (HL) with smoking and other established health indicators among 1,467 African American adults. Data emanated from a longitudinal cohort study designed to investigate ...
    • How To Build an Undervoting Machine: Lessons from an Alternative Ballot Design 

      Greene, Kristen K.; Byrne, Michael D.; Goggin, Stephen N. (2013-08)
      Despite the importance of usability in ensuring election integrity, it remains an under-studied aspect of voting systems. Voting computers (a.k.a. DREs) offer the opportunity to present ballots to voters in novel ways, yet ...
    • Impact of a Mobile Phone Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Behavior in a Community Sample of Adults: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation 

      Kendzor, Darla E.; Shuval, Kerem; Gabriel, Kelley Pettee; Businelle, Michael S.; Ma, Ping; High, Robin R.; Cuate, Erica L.; Poonawalla, Insiya B.; Rios, Debra M.; Demark-Wahnefried, Wendy; Swartz, Michael D.; Wetter, David W. (2016)
      Background: Greater time spent sedentary is linked with increased risk of breast, colorectal, ovarian, endometrial, and prostate cancers. Given steadily increasing rates of mobile phone ownership, mobile phone interventions ...
    • The Impact of Interpersonal Discrimination and Stress on Health and Performance for Early Career STEM Academicians 

      O'Brien, Katharine R.; McAbee, Samuel T.; Hebl, Michelle R.; Rodgers, John R. (2016)
      The present study examines the consequences of perceived interpersonal discrimination on stress, health, and performance in a sample of 210 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academicians. Using a ...
    • The influence of discrimination on smoking cessation among Latinos 

      Kendzor, Darla E.; Businelle, Michael S.; Reitzel, Lorraine R.; Castro, Yessenia; Vidrine, Jennifer I.; Mazas, Carlos A.; Cinciripini, Paul M.; Lam, Cho Y.; Adams, Claire E.; Correa-Fernández, Virmarie; Cano, Miguel Ángel; Wetter, David W. (2014)
      Background: Although studies have shown a cross-sectional link between discrimination and smoking, the prospective influence of discrimination on smoking cessation has yet to be evaluated. Thus, the purpose of the current ...
    • Interpreting Multiple Linear Regression: A Guidebook of Variable Importance 

      Nathans, Laura L.; Oswald, Frederick L.; Nimon, Kim (2012-04)
      Multiple regression (MR) analyses are commonly employed in social science fields. It is also common for interpretation of results to typically reflect overreliance on beta weights (cf. Courville & Thompson, 2001; Nimon, ...
    • Is Cognitive Ability a Liability?: A Critique and Future Research Agenda on Skilled Performance 

      Beier, Margaret E.; Oswald, Frederick L. (2012)
      Over a century of psychological research provides strong and consistent support for the idea that cognitive ability correlates positively with success in tasks that people face in employment, education, and everyday life. ...