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Attachment Dimensions of Closeness, Anxiety, and Dependence and Parent and Peer Relationships in a Population of Adolescents who have Sexually Offended: Are These Associations Mediated by Emotion Regulation? 

Stepancich, Lindsay (2016-07-20)
Adolescent males who sexually offend are at great risk for continuing difficulties in managing emotional arousal, their relationships, and their futures. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between ...

Attachment of Listeria Monocytogenes to Austenitic Stainless Steel 

Mai, Tam (2006-08-15)
The objectives of this research were: 1. Investigate the attachment of Listeria monocytogenes, which were grown in nutrient-rich medium (brain heart infusion, BHI) or starved in minimal medium, to austenitic stainless ...

Attachment Style, Tinder Use, and Permissive Sexual Attitude 

Borges, Therese (2017-04-24)
Research has demonstrated that attachment anxiety and attachment avoidance plays a significant role in the development, maintenance, and satisfaction of adult romantic relationships (Hazan & Shaver, 1994). Technology has ...

Attachment Styles and Workplace Stressors: An Individual and Contextual Approach to Employee Well-Being and Behavior and the Mediating Role of Surface Acting 

Davis, Shelley (2016-11-09)
Workplace stress is a thriving area of research and is a topic of concern to employees and employers, alike. Using a conservation of resources framework, I sought to take an integrative approach to better understand how ...

Attachment to God: Exploring its Impact on the Teaching and Learning Orientations of Christian Adult Educators 

Williams, Lakeba (2013-04-19)
Attachment to God is a missing dimension of our current understanding of Christian adult education. Joung (2011) agreed that looking at individuals religious representations (i.e. attachment-related experiences) has crucial ...

The Attentional Blink Effect in Spider Phobia 

Farshid, Arash (2011-08-08)
Extant research suggests that individuals with spider phobia relative to non-anxious controls display a shorter attentional blink (AB) in response to spider-related target words. Common methodological limitations of such ...

Attitudes of Elementary-Level and Secondary-Level Teachers toward Students with Disabilities 

Celik, Bekir (2014-07-24)
The purpose of the study was to explore teachers’ attitudes toward students with disabilities in the southeastern United States. Variables such as gender, age, years of experience, grade level taught, extent of contact ...

Attitudes of Teachers Towards Peer Tutoring in Technology Instruction and Integration 

Jordan, Jannie (2014-07-24)
Technology touches almost every part of our lives, our communities, our homes. Yet most schools lag far behind when it comes to integrating technology into classroom learning. Many are just beginning to explore the true ...

Attitudes towards Physical and Psychological Aggression between Intimate Partners: A Factorial Vignette Analysis 

Waters, Ashley (2012-07-25)
Existing literature supports an association between attitudes toward violence and the perpetration of violent behavior (Carr & VanDeusen, 2002; Falchikov, 1996; Lichter & McCloskey, 2004). To further our understanding of ...

Attributes, Attitudes, and Perceived Self-Efficacy Levels of School Counselors Toward Poverty 

Ricks, Lacey (2014-06-27)
This study was conducted to examine the relationship between school counselors’ attitudes, attributes, and self-efficacy levels while working with individuals living in poverty. The study used quantitative measures and ...

An Attribution Theory Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Communication: Consumer Response to Consistency-Based CSR Positioning 

Ginder, Whitney (2016-08-31)
Although corporate social responsibility (CSR) appears to be mutually beneficial for companies and consumers, the modern marketplace has left both parties in vulnerable positions, with consumers increasingly subjected to ...

Attribution, Race, and Gender: The Relationship Between the Perceptions of European American Teachers and The Disproportionate Placement of African-American Males in Special Education 

Bibbs, Robbin (2012-12-06)
The purpose of this study was to examine factors which may have contributed to the disproportionate placement of African-American males in special education within a particular urban school district. The study examined ...

Attributions and Depression Across Cultures 

Siney, Ryan (2005-12-15)
There is evidence that culture and depression can both affect the pattern of explanations that people give for events. To date, research on attributions has considered only culture or depression with respect to attributions, ...

Attrition from Couple Therapy: Individual Symptoms, Relationship Adjustment, and Stage of Change 

Goodman, Rebecca (2013-11-08)
Research has indicated that attrition in psychotherapy is a problem for therapists and clients. Additionally, there is a lack of research pertaining specifically to factors affecting dropout rates in couple therapy. In ...

Auburn Alumni Study: A Secondary Analysis Of University Alumni Attitudes 

Terry, LeRodrick (2010-08-05)
The nation’s lagging economy is impacting institutions of higher education including rising operational costs, a decrease in state appropriations, sagging returns on endowments and a decrease in the amount of private support ...

The Auburn Engineering Technical Assistance Program Investigation of Polyvinyl Alcohol Film Developments Pertaining to Radioactive Particle Decontamination and Industrial Waste Minimization 

Mole, Tracey (2005-12-15)
Formula optimization of new products and improvement of existing merchandise is practiced in many different industries including paints and dyes, polymers and plastics, foods, personal care, detergents, pharmaceuticals and ...

Audience Gatekeeping Via Social Media 

Chavers, Rebecca (2016-08-01)
Using networked gatekeeping theory, this study analyzes how social media is being integrated into morning news programming, allowing audience members an opportunity to play a role in the gatekeeping process. Traditional ...

Auditory Processing in Learners of Spanish as an L2: The Role of Redundancy 

Berrios, Juan (2018-04-24)
The purpose of the study is to assess the effects of redundancy on global perception and comprehension in sentences, as well as the processing of the meaning of morphological markers by learners of Spanish as a second ...

Augmenting Traditional Static Analysis With Commonly Available Metadata 

Cook, Devin (2015-01-20)
Developers and security analysts have been using static analysis for a long time to analyze programs for defects and vulnerabilities with some success. Generally a static analysis tool is run on the source code for a given ...

Aural Processing of Cognates in Learners of Spanish as a Second Language 

Garrido Pozú, Juan José (2018-04-24)
The present study investigates the role of phonology in the aural processing of cognates in learners of Spanish as a second language. First, this thesis expands on the body of research on cognate processing to include the ...