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Submissions from 2017

Taking Care of the Caretakers of Dementia Patients, Chi-en Hwang

Submissions from 2016

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Qualitative Perspectives of an Animal-Assisted Therapy Program, Michael W. Firmin, Jennifer E. Brink, Ruth L. Firmin, Megan E. Grigsby, and Janna Foster Trudel

Residual Effects on Students of a College Poverty Immersion Experience, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Markham, K. J. Stultz, H. J. Johnson, and E. P. Garland

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How College Students View the Church's Responsibility for the Homeless 1.5 Years After a College Poverty Immersion Experience, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Markham, Kurt J. Stultz, Heidi J. Johnson, and Elizabeth Garland

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Potential Implications of Legalized Marijuana, Michael W. Firmin, Kelley C. Pugh, Valerie A. Sohn, Andrew Voss, and Ying-Ruey Chuang

Submissions from 2015

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Potential Implications of Legalized Marijuana in Ohio, Michael W. Firmin

Unintended Consequences: Ohio’s Required Retake of the Teacher Licensure Exam for Teachers in Low-performing Schools, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth Lowrie Markham, and Stephen S. Gruber

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ls Height a Core Geometric Cue for Navigation? Young Children's Use of Height in Reorientation, Q. Hu, J. Zhang, Di Wu, and Y. Shao

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Children's and Adults' Automatic Processing of Proportion in a Stroop-like Task, Y. Yang, Q. Hu, Di Wu, and S. Yang

Submissions from 2014

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Mental Health Service Providers: College Student Perceptions of Helper Effectiveness, Ashley M. Ackerman, Richard A. Wantz, Michael W. Firmin, Dawn C. Poindexter, and Amita L. Pujara

Psychological and Sociomoral Reasoning in Infancy, R. Baillargeon, R. M. Scott, Z. He, S. Sloane, P. Setoh, K. Jin, Di Wu, and L. Bian

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A Qualitative Analysis of Students’ Perceptions of Pursuing Pharmacy as a Potential Vocation, Michael W. Firmin, Valerie Bouchard, Jordan Flexman, and Douglas C. Anderson

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A Qualitative Analysis of Loneliness Dynamics Involved with College Long-distance Relationships, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, and Kailee Lorenzen

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Anxiety Experienced by Individuals with Cancer in Remission, Michael W. Firmin, Megan Bailey Pathammavong, Courtney B. Johnson, and Janna Foster Trudel

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Psychological Influences of Individuals with Cancer in Remission, Michael W. Firmin, Megan Bailey Pathammavong, Courtney B. Johnson, and Janna Foster Trudel

A History of Sex Education in the United States Since 1900, Valerie J. Huber and Michael W. Firmin

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Advancing Medical Family Therapy Through Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed-Methods Research, Tai Mendenhall, Keely Pratt, Kenneth Phelps, Macaran Baird, and Felisha L. Younkin

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Religious Impact of a Poverty Immersion Experience on College Students, Luke M. Tse, Michael Firmin, Courtney B. Johnson, Yelena L. Vorobyov, and Jacklyn M. McKeon

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Qualitative Perspectives Toward Relational Connection in Pastoral Ministry, Jon Young and Michael W. Firmin

Submissions from 2013

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Early False-Belief Understanding in Three Traditional Non-Western Societies, H. Clark Barrett, Tanya Broesch, Rose M. Scott, Zijing He, Renée Baillargeon, Di Wu, Matthias Bolz, Joseph Henrich, Peipei Setoh, Jianxin Wang, and Stephen Laurence

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It's the Thought That Counts, Milton E. Becknell

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Extended Communication Efforts Involved with College Long-Distance Relationships, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, and Kailee Lorenzen-Merical

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A Qualitative Perspective of Tall College Women's Intrinsic Dynamics Relating to Height, Michael W. Firmin, S. Hoffman, Ruth L. Firmin, A. Lee, and Y. Vorobyov

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Personal and Cultural Adjustments Involved with an Oxford Study Abroad Experience, Michael W. Firmin, Hannah J. Holmes, Ruth L. Firmin, and Kailee L. Merical

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College Student BlackBerry Versus Apple Users: A Qualitative-Comparative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Hannah J. Holmes, Katlyn M. Orient, and Ruth L. Firmin

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Presenting and Evaluating Qualitative Research: A Rejoinder to Anderson (2010), Michael W. Firmin and Elisha R. Injeti

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A Qualitative Analysis of Prostitution's Detrimental Relational Effects, Michael W. Firmin, Alisha D. Lee, Ruth L. Firmin, and Lauren McCotter Deakin

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Qualitative Perspectives Towards Prostitution's Perceived Lifestyle Addictiveness, Michael W. Firmin, Alisha D. Lee, Ruth L. Firmin, Lauren McCotter Deakin, and Hannah J. Holmes

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Challenging, Intrinsic Factors that Affect the Longevity of Direct Care Staff Who Work with Clients Possessing Intellectual Disabilities, Michael W. Firmin, Heather M. Steiner, Ruth L. Firmin, and Kara Nonnemacher

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Entry Level Assessment Center (ELAC) Predictors for Success as Law Enforcement Officers: A Pilot Study, Patrick Oliver and Michael W. Firmin

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African-American students on a predominately White university campus: Qualitative research findings, Stephanie Firebaugh Rose and Michael W. Firmin

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A Qualitative Study of Interracial Dating Among College Students, Stephanie Firebaugh Rose and Michael W. Firmin

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Young Infants Have Biological Expectations About Animals, P. Setoh, Di Wu, R. Baillargeon, and R. Gelman

Evangelicals and Tattoos: Spiritual Messages Etched in Ink on the Body Canvas, Luke M. Tse and Michael W. Firmin

Submissions from 2012

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Object Individuation and Physical Reasoning in Infancy: An Integrative Account, R. Baillargeon, M. Stavans, Di Wu, Y. Gertner, P. Setoh, A. Kittredge, and A. Bernard

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Family Distance Regulation and School Engagement in Middle-School-Aged Children, Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Felisha L. Younkin, and Randal Day

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The SAT Does Not Need to Be So Time Consuming: The Predictive Validity of a Brief Version of the SAT, Joseph F. Fagan, Cynthia R. Holland, and Michael W. Firmin

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A Qualitative Assessment of Internal Factors for Tattooing Among College Students, Michael W. Firmin, Tammy L. Angelini, Luke M. Tse, and Janna B. Foster

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Financial Considerations of Undergraduate Female Married Students: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, Rebekah E. Grafton, and Christine R. Keeports

Stressors Affecting Female, Undergraduate Married Students: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, Christine Keeports, and Rebecca Grafton DeBoers

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The Blackberry Image: Self-identified Perceptions and Motivations Associated with College Student BlackBerry Use, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, Katlyn M. Orient, Anna J. Edwards, and Jennifer M. Cunliff

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Tall College Women's Social Dynamics Relating to Height, Michael W. Firmin, Sarah J. Hoffman, and Ruth L. Firmin

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A Qualitative Study of Mothers Who Work Full-Time as Hospital Floor Nurses, Michael W. Firmin and Megan Bailey Pathammavong

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External Dynamics Influencing Tattooing Among College Students: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Luke M. Tse, Janna B. Foster, and Tammy L. Angelini

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Sources by Which Students Perceive Professional Counselors' Effectiveness, Michael W. Firmin, Richard A. Wantz, Ruth L. Firmin, and Courtney B. Johnson

Undergraduate Students' Perceptions of Practicing Psychiatrists, Michael W. Firmin, Richard A. Wantz, Ellen Geib, and Brigette Ray

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Undergraduate College Students' Perceptions of Psychologists, Michael W. Firmin, Richard A. Wantz, Hannah J. Holmes, Melissa Stolzfus, Brigette N. Ray, and Ellen F. Geib

A Learning Community's Potential Academic Impact: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, S. Warner, S. Firebaugh, S. Johnson, and Ruth L. Firmin

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Bulimic Behavior in College Women: A Comprehensive Update of the Literature, Lori Anderson Hoffeditz and Michael W. Firmin

Historical Influences on the Curriculum in Canada, Brenda B. MacKay and Michael W. Firmin

The Historical Development of Private Education in Canada, Brenda B. MacKay and Michael W. Firmin

Undergraduate College Students' Perceptions of Psychiatric Nurses, Richard A. Wantz, Michael W. Firmin, Melissa J. Stolzfus, Brigette N. Ray, Hannah J. Holmes, and Ellen F. Geib

Submissions from 2011

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Using Personality and Cognitive Ability to Predict Academic Achievement in a Young Adult Sample, A Alexander Beaujean, Michael W. Firmin, Shanna Atai, Courtney B. Johnson, Ruth L. Firmin, and Kena E. Mena

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Healthy in Mind, Body, and Spirit, Milton E. Becknell

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Coping Constructs Related to College Students with Chronic Pain, Michael W. Firmin, Amanda J. Burger, Megan W. Grigsby, Amanda L. Sherman, and Jennifer N. Croft

A Comparative Analysis of Attitudes Toward Women Managers in China, Chile, and the USA, R. Jaavalgi, R. Scherer, C. Sanchez, L. Pradena-Rojas, V. Daza, Chi-en Hwang, and Y. Wu

Perceptions of Professional Counselors: Survey of College Student Views, Richard A. Wantz and Michael W. Firmin

Submissions from 2010

How Do Infants Reason About Physical Events?, R. Baillargeon, J. Li, Y. Gertner, and Di Wu

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A Multitrait-Multimethod examination of the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales in a College Sample, A. Alexander Beaujean, Michael W. Firmin, Jared D. Michonski, Theodore Berry, and Courtney Johnson

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Sexual Abuse Experiences of Women in Peru: An Exploratory Study, Rebekah E. Deboer and Luke M. Tse

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The Seminal Contribution of Richard LaPiere’s Attitudes vs Actions (1934) Research Study, Michael W. Firmin

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A Qualitative Analysis of Students' Motivations for Pursuing Pharmacy as a Potential Vocation, Michael W. Firmin, Valerie Bouchard, Jordan Flexman, and Douglas C. Anderson

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Six-year Outcome Effects of Former Timothy-Award Recipients, Michael W. Firmin and Andrew J. Clemans

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Social Influences Related to College Students' Use of Macintosh Computers on an All-PC Campus, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, Whitney Muhlenkamp Wood, and Jordan C. Wood

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Mission Statement Analysis of CCCU Member Institutions, Michael W. Firmin and Krista Merrick Gilson

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Self-admitted Pretensions of Mac Users on a Predominantly PC University Campus, Michael W. Firmin, Whitney L. Muhlenkamp Wood, Ruth L. Firmin, and Jordan C. Wood

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A Learning Community's Social Impact, Michael W. Firmin, S C. Warner, C B. Johnson, S D. Firebaugh, and Ruth L. Firmin

Male Commitment to Gender Equity and Antiviolence: A National College Study, E. Heisler and Michael W. Firmin

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Behavioral Shifts in Students' Awareness and Reactions to the Homeless, Luke M. Tse, Michael W. Firmin, Courtney B. Johnson, Yelena L. Vorobyov, and Jacklyn M. McKeon

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Perceptions of Effectiveness Among College Students Toward Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy, Luke M. Tse, Richard A. Wantz, and Michael W. Firmin

Submissions from 2009

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Young Infants' Expectations About Self-propelled Objects, R. Baillargeon, Di Wu, S. Yuan, J. Li, and Y. Luo

Collision of Epistemological Frameworks: Religion and Social Science’s Unshared Understanding of Ethics, Michael W. Firmin

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Affective Responses of Students Who Witness Classroom Cheating, Michael W. Firmin, Amanda J. Burger, and Matthew Blosser

Correlations Among the Quick Picture Reading Test, The Shipley Institute of Living Scale, and the Slosson Intelligence Test-Revised, Michael W. Firmin; Hwang Chi-en; J. Evens; S, Keyser; and J. Bennington

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Life Meanings for Past and Present: Case Studies of Four Retired Faculty, Michael W. Firmin and Anna Craycraft

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Spiritual Dynamics Involved with Overseas Student Teachers: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth Firmin, and Brenda B. MacKay

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Far from Home: A Qualitative Analysis of Altered Social and Familial Interactions by Students Attending College Significant Distances from Home, Michael W. Firmin, Courtney B. Johnson, and Stephanie Yoder Basham

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Professional Human Services Occupation Biases Represented in General Psychology Textbooks, Michael W. Firmin, Erica J. Johnson, and Jeremiah Wikler

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Student Perspectives of Competition: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Jennifer Evens Lucius, and Sharon Johnson

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A Qualitative Study of Families and Children Possessing Dianoses of ADHD, Michael W. Firmin and Annie Phillips

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The Role Of Character In The Hiring Process: A Pilot Study Survey Of College Seniors’ Potential Employers, Michael W. Firmin, Elizabeth Proemmel, Sarah McDivitt, Jennifer Evens, and Lew Gibbs

Attitudinal Outcomes of a Multicultural Learning Community Experience: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Susan C. Warner, Ruth L. Firmin, Courtney B. Johnson, and Stephanie D. Firebaugh

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School Nurse Perspectives of Challenges and How They Understand Success in Their Professional Nursing Roles, Shirley G. Smith and Michael W. Firmin

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School Nurse Perspectives of Their Vocational Decisions, Shirley G. Smith and Michael W. Firmin

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Ephesians: Empowered to Love Harmoniously, Luke M. Tse

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Efficacy of Request Presentation on Compliance, Aaron J. Vaughn, Michael W. Firmin, and Chi-en Hwang

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Historical and Contemporary Developments in Home School Education, Gretchen M. Wilhelm and Michael W. Firmin

Infants' Reasoning About the Parts and Insides of Self-Propelled Objects, Di Wu, R. Baillargeon, and R. Gelman

Submissions from 2008

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Effects of Listening to Heavy Metal Music on College Women: A Pilot Study, Milton E. Becknell, Michael W. Firmin, Hwang Chi-en, David M. Fleetwood, Kristie L. Tate, and Gregory D. Schwab

The Relationship Between Eating Disorder Behavior and Myers-Briggs Personality Type, Amanda J. Burger, L. A. Hoffeditz, Michael W. Firmin, Chi-en Hwang, and R. A. Wantz

Data Collection, Michael W. Firmin

Interpretation, Michael W. Firmin

Replication, Michael W. Firmin

Structured Interview, Michael W. Firmin

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Student Mentoring: Sharing a Legacy, Michael W. Firmin

Themes, Michael W. Firmin

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Transitioning from Administration to Faculty: Addictions to Break, Michael W. Firmin

Unstructured Interview, Michael W. Firmin

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Utilizing Undergraduate Assistants In General Education Courses, Michael W. Firmin

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When Caretaking Competes with Care Giving: A Qualitative Study of Full-time Working Mothers Who Are Nurse Managers, Michael W. Firmin and Megan Bailey