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Apostle of the Confederacy: J. William Jones and the question of Ecumenism and denominational identity in the development of Lost Cause mythology.
This dissertation explores the life and career of former Confederate chaplain, Baptist minister, and Lost Cause advocate, J. William Jones. The thesis of this work is that Jones served as an apostle of the Confederacy, ...
An assessment of methods in "Assessing the impact of the size and scope of government on human well-being."
This thesis applies statistical methods used by economists to a recent paper in the political science literature. As a basis for suggesting more robust methods to be employed in future research, I will replicate and extend ...
Investigating prospective memory commission errors.
Prospective memory (PM) is remembering to execute an intention in the future, such as remembering to buy bread on the way home from work. Commission errors occur when a completed or finished intention is erroneously ...
Are we happy now? : assessing the role of electronic technology in family ritual and parental well-being.
The ubiquitous nature of electronic devices today has led to questioning of the unintended consequences of technology on our relationships. Meanwhile, it is widely argued that the family meal can provide a place for regular ...
Implementation intention as a cognitive strategy in STEM education : assessing pre-algebraic performance in 8th grade math instruction.
Conceptualization of STEM has been a challenge due to varying perspectives within schools, school districts, and instructors. Implementation intention refers to a memory encoding strategy in which individuals explicitly ...
Are jurors persuaded by the "concreteness of truth"? : the impact of eyewitness concreteness, juror instructions, and visualization on juror decision making.
I investigated the impact of eyewitness use of linguistic concreteness on juror decision making. Mock jurors read a summary of an ambiguous criminal case that included a concrete or abstract version of an eyewitness’s ...