Psychology Master's Theses
 
The Psychology Master's Theses Collection contains manuscripts written by Fort Hays graduate students. Due to copyright restrictions some works are limited to on-campus access only. Please contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu for questions regarding access to individual works.

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Theses from 2018

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Voice Pitch Influences on Teaching Evaluations and Student Learning, Thomas Augustin

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The Psychopath's Worldview: How Psychopathy Affects Attitudes Towards Others, Arianne Fisher

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Mobile Mindfulness: There's an App for That!, Katelyn J. Haschke

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Attitude Heuristics of Mental Illness Proneness and Sexual Orientation, Summer McDonald

Theses from 2017

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The Relationship Between Self-Perceived Gender Typicality, Self-Esteem and Psychological Distress In College Students, Godswill O. Chuku

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Academic Burnout In College Students: The Impact of Personality Characteristics and Academic Term on Burnout, Daphne Norez

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An Evolutionary Based Examination Of Sexting Behavior Among College Students, Scott Ploharz

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The Moderating Effects Of Stress On The Relationship Between Self-Control, and Desire For Control, On Impulsive Purchasing, Katelynn Reed

Theses from 2016

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Investigating The Lexical Support In Non-Native English Speakers Using The Phonemic Restoration Paradigm, Mohammed Saad Alsahli

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Harmful Inspiration: The Consequences Of Viewing Thinspiration And Fitspiration Images, LaNaya Anderson

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The Effects Of Life History On Expedited Shipping, Adam Jess Armijo

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Going For The Goal: The Effect Of Subjective Temporal Distance On Goal Selection, Megan M. Blackley

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Altruism and Popularity, Eda Egilmez

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Creating A More Ecologically Valid Decision Task, Kevin L. Kenney

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Perceptions Of Intimate Partner Violence Among Heterosexual, Gay, And Lesbian Couples, Shelby M. Staab

Theses from 2015

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The Differential Effects Of Peer Influence And Advertisement On Healthy Food Choices, Lindsey M. Gordon

Theses from 2014

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Negative Experiences in Physical Education Class and Avoidance of Exercise, Daphne Brown

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Coping Behaviors of Individuals with Autoimmune Disorders, Lyndsey M. Gilmore

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Social Media and Young Adult's Well-Being, Clayton Howard

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Child Sexual, Physical, and Emotional Abuse: The Long-Term Impact of Child Abuse on Adult Interpersonal Functioning, Sarah Landry

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Online Shopping: The Influence of Body Image, Personality, and Social Anxiety, Brooke M. Mann

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Construct Validity of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R) for the Purposes of Predicting Recidivism in Sex Offenders, Courtney McCue

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Gender-Based Stereotype Threat and Competitive Interactive Games, Phillip Paul Robbins

Theses from 2013

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Temperament, Attachment, and Co-parenting as Risk and Protective Factors of Depression in Young Adulthood, Whitney Giesing

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The Effects Of Authoritarianism On Moral Schema Development And Usage, Clinton Luth

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The Effects of Coping, Self-Esteem, and Social Support on Stress and Wellbeing, Emily Meyerhoffer-Kubalik

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Rape Education For A Busy World : Creating A Brief Rape Prevention Program, Jessica Nilson

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A Cross-Cultural Comparison of American and Chinese College Students' Attitudes Toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help and Expectations about Counseling and Counselors, Xiaowei Qiao

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Measuring Bonds in Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy, Carla K. Sloan-Brown

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Suicide Attempts among Emotionally and Behaviorally Disturbed Adolescents Removed from the Home, Faith M. Wanja

Theses from 2012

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Understanding The Relationship Between Perceived Levels Of Stress, Mindfulness, And Meditation Practices, Michael Gallagher

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Societal And Spiritual Orientation: How People Interpret Ambiguous Situations, Joshua Tanguay

Theses from 2011

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The Effects Of Creativity On Mood Enhancement Caused By Laughter Therapy, Jennifer Clark

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Motive Strength As A Predictor Of Goal Importance, Jeffrey Dohm

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The Social Perceptions Of The Highly Intelligent, Robert J. Fossum

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Grief Support Groups: Preference For Online Vs. Face To Face, Kris S. Fox

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Conflict And Satisfaction In Romantic Relationships, Meghan Moland

Theses from 2010

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Use of the Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test - Second Edition as an embedded measure of malingering in a college population, Jamie Lee Babutzke

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Mindfulness and test anxiety in college students, Jamey Brannon

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Foreign language acquisition, motivation and creativity, XiXi Du

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The relation between sensation seeking and life satisfaction, Stephanie Stegman

Theses from 1989

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The Relationship Between Computer Anxiety and the Need for Cognition, Lucy Ann Anschutz

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The Relationship Between Logical and Analytical Reasoning Abilities and the Need For Cognition, Christine A. Collins-Thoman

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The Tiffany Control Scales and Alcohol Abuse : A Discriminant Analysis of Personality Factors, Michael W. Foley

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The Relationship of Variability and Identity to Psychological Adjustment, Rex D. Harman

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Release from Proactive Inhibition in the Visual/Nonverbal Domain, John Howard Lohrey

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Enhancement of Anxiety and Subjective Arousal Due to Misattribution of Unrelated Physiological Arousal, Quinton E. Poore

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Identifying Sexually Abused Adolescents Through the Use of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Christy Reid

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The Influence of Need for Cognition on Group Vs. Individual Performance on a Cognitive Task: A Study in Social Loafing, Martha J. Webb

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Courtship Violence and the Decision to Leave The Relationship: Testing the Theory of Learned Helplessness, Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck

Theses from 1988

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Relationships Between Self-Efficacy and Coping, David Scott Anderson

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Humor as a Way of Coping with Loss, Threat, and Challenge, Ruth Casper

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The Relationship Between Adaption-Innovation and Experienced Control and Anxiety in Work Situations, Richard L. Elder

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A Comparison of Self-Reported and Actual Self-Presentational Behavior : Consistency and Compensation, Don C. Johnson

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The Experienced Control Work Situation Scale as a Tool to Aid in Organizational Counseling, Tobin M. Wright

Theses from 1987

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Perceptions of Women and Men in Leadership Roles, Janice M. Beougher

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Measurement of Cognitive Structure in the Domain of Art History, Susan M. Beyerlein

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The Effects of Athletes' Interpretation of Preceived [Sic] Precompetitive Arousal on Self-Confidence, Anticipatory Anxiety, and Performance, Brad A. Johnson

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Relationships Between Social Support and Coping, Rebecca J. Kincaid

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Past Interpersonal Relationships and Therapeutic Effect : Is There a Link?, Nancy J. Krizek

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Cueing and Second-Order Conditioning: Similar or Different?, Kenneth A. McVay

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Shyness and Sensitivity to Nonverbal Communication, Brett Murray

Theses from 1986

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Type A Personality and Assertiveness, Lori Ann Aman

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The Wisc-R as a Predictor of Academic Achievement: A Longitudinal Analysis, Timothy Leo Berens

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The Effects of Visual Feedback and Token Reinforcement on Voice Volume Changes in Mentally Retarded Adults, Carrie Bieber-Fromm

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The Relationship Between Environmental Print Awareness and Early Reading Ability, Elizabeth A. Billinger

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Relationships Between Induced Uncertainty and Curiosity in Young, Middle Aged and Older Adults, Mary S. Dietrich

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Gender Differences in Mathematical Performance, Cynthia A. Hoff

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Relationship Between Hardiness and Coping, Karen T. Larson

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A Multidimensional Study of Relationships Between Personality Variables and Death Concern, Diane B. Magers

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Personality and Problem Solving : The Effect of Cognitive Factors and Information Availability on Planning, Scanning, Verification and Decision Quality, Eugene P. O'Brien

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The Effects of Music on Stress and Pain Tolerance During Lamaze Natural Childbirth: Toward a More Efficient Music Assisted Childbirth Technique, Susan Collins Peach

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A Comparison of Young and Elderly Performance Using the Directed Forgetting Paradigm, Mike C. Spencer

Theses from 1985

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Hemispheric Specialization for Emotion : An Eeg Study of Covert Mental Activity, Deborah Abraham

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A Test of Three Models of Avoidance Behavior with Test Anxiety, Ronald T. Berg

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The Effects of Therapist Assertiveness and Gender on Non-Client Expectations, Linda D. Blowey

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The Relationship Between Altruism and Dishonesty as Determined by Appearance, Location, Monetary Value, and Sex, Dana J. Fuller

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Gender Differences in Children's Expression and Control of Fantasy Aggression, Sheila C. Hasch

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Behavior Change Through Relaxation Training with Kindergarten Children, Bernard L. Kruse

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Lateral Eye Movements, Hemispheric Asymmetry and Gender Differences: A Replication, Susan Ann Schilling

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The Relationship Between Date of Birth and Date of Death in Rural Western Kansas, Cody G. Sparks

Theses from 1984

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Some Factors Effecting [Sic] the Reversing of Ambiguous Figures, John Beer

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The Relationship Between Purpose in Life, Seeking of Noetic Goals, Sensation Seeking and Boredom, Charalambos Constantinos Cleanthous

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Helping Behavior: The Effects of Stress, Commonality of Fate, and Gender, Shelly R. Hayden

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Perceptions of Solicited Versus Unsolicited Self-Disclosure, Renee M. Hund

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Relationships Between Burnout and Variables Presumed to Prevent or Alleviate Burnout, Stephen A. Jordan

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The Relationship of Meaning in Life with Measures of Interpersonal Functioning, Donna Olson

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Possible Effects of Videogames on Aggressive Behavior in Children, Roxanne Rauschnot

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The Effects of Induced Mood on Curiosity in College Students, James R. Rodrigue

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Anticipated Post-Intercourse Mood Expectations, and Clinical Characteristics as a Function of Virginity Status and Gender of Subject, Andrew Schechterman

Theses from 1983

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The Relationship Between Intelligence, Creativity, and Length of Time for Placement in Classrooms for the Educable Retarded, John H. Basham Jr.

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Aha-I See! : Effects of Pictorially Cued Insight Across the Adult Lifespan, Kay Gobin

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Questionnaire Measures of Aggression: Gender and Level of Sports Ability, Jay M. Mann

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Relationships Between Clergy and Mental Health Workers in a Rural Area, Max Meschberger

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The Development of Perceptual Rigidity in Children, Julie Neutzman

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Self-Consciousness, Self-Awareness and Ambiguous Figure Reversal Rates, Kayla S. Plume

Theses from 1982

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Sociability of Animals as a Potential Influence on the Results of Social Facilitation Studies, David L. Breault

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The Relationship Between the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised (Ppvt-R) and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (Wisc-R), Steven E. Davis

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Moral Reasoning and Personality Variables in Relation to Moral Behavior, Stephen R. Drass

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A Comparison of a Rural and Urban Children's Mental Health Clinic Population, Barbara Giebel