Below are theses and dissertations completed by graduates of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Psychology Department.

For the entire collection of UNLV theses and dissertations, visit UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Disordered Eating and Body Dysmorphic Concerns in Asian American Women: Sociocultural and Culture-Specific Predictors, Liya Akoury

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Face Affect Perception in Schizophrenia and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Lisa Beckman

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Reduced GABAergic Signaling at the Axon Initial Segment Decreases Vigilance State Transitioning, Austin John Boren

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Identifying Risk Factors for Youth Hospitalization in Crisis Settings: A Classification and Regression Tree Analysis, Yen-Ling Chen

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The Effects of Sex Role Stereotype Endorsement and Work-Family Conflict on Emerging Adult Aspirations, Andrea Fink-Armold

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A Controlled Examination of Motivational Strategies: Reviewing Positive Consequences for Goal Achievement, Negative Consequences for Undesired Behavior, and a Relaxation Exercise, Yulia Gavrilova

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Reconsolidation: Unique Cognitive Process or State Dependent Learning?, Chris Kiley

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Exploring the Pristine Inner Experience of Individuals in Psychotherapy, Alek Emily Krumm

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The Effects of Problems Attributed to Culture on the Mental Health of Athletes, Corey Rae Kuhn

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Multimethod Investigation of Pristine Inner Experience, Leiszle Rae Lapping-Carr

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Multi-Polygenic Risk Score Prediction Model for Bipolar Disorder, Travis Mize

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Validating Empathy as Captured by the Meanness in Psychopathy-Self Report, Stephanie Marie Molina

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Trends in the Rate of Inpatient Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis between 1996 and 2015, Samantha Sherwood

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Elucidating the Lasting Influence of Early Pubertal Timing on Disordered Eating Symptoms, Megan Marie Shope

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Assessing Factors of Physical Risk-Taking in a Novel Behavioral Measure, Edward A. Smith

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Changes in Hippocampal-Anterior Cingulate Cortex Interactions During Remote Memory Recall, Ryan A. Wirt

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Examining the Influence of Executive Resources and Mathematical Abilities on Framing Biases, Gabriel Allred

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The Influence of Opponent Strategy and Psychopathic Traits on Point Gains and Cooperation in the Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma, Mary Baggio

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Identifying Youth at Risk for Problematic Absenteeism Using Nonparametric Modeling: The Impact of Youth Psychopathology and Family Environment Risk Factors, Mirae Fornander

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Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Oppositional Defiant Disorder within Clinically Referred Youth, Breanna Garcia

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Examination of Mental Health and Family Relationship in Collegiate Athletes, Julia Hussey

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Change Deafness: A Comprehensive Examinations, Vanessa Claire Irsik

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Novice versus Expert Algebraic Problem-Solving Strategies: An Eye Tracking Approach, Krystal Kamekona-Mendoza

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An Examination of Student-Athlete Stress and Risky Alcohol Use, Travis Albert Loughran

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How Instruction, Math Anxiety, and Math Achievement Affect Learning a Novel Math Task: Evidence for Better Instruction, Amy Jane Mcauley

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An Evaluation of Alzheimer's Disease-related Pathology in Two Different Models of Diabetes in Immune-challenged Mice, Andrew Scott Murtishaw

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Why Musical Groove Makes Us Move: An Electroencephalographic Investigation, Samantha Reina O'connell

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The Structure of Psychopathology and Its Relationship to Personality and EEG, Vincent Rozalski

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Evaluation of a Brief “Surf the Urge” Intervention, Kimberly N. Schubert

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Examination of a Screening Tool for Athletes’ Mental Health and its Direct Implications to Sport Training and Competition, Jesse Scott

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Beyond the Bench and the Bedside: Examining Women’s Success in STEM via Active Learning Projects, Sarah E. Thoman

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Predictors of Child and Adolescent Bias and Flexibility in the Attractiveness Domain, Stephanie Verba

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Purchase Behavior: The Moderating Role of Self-Presentation, Mandy May Walsh

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The Effects of Physical Attractiveness in the Health Care Industry, Richard Shane Westfall

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Development of the Emotional Verbal Learning Test - Spanish (EVLT-S), Davor Nicolas Zink

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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An Evaluation of GABAB Receptors on Modulating Neuroinflammation in a Non-Transgenic Animal Model of Alzheimer's Disease, Monica Bolton

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Nonmonotonicity in Absolute and Relative Preferences for Real and Imagined Rewards, Nicholas Carfagno

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Temperament and Behavior Factors in a Community Sample of Youth with Selective Mutism, Rachele Alexandra Diliberto

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Validity and Diagnostic Accuracy of Broad Symptom Measures and ADHD Symptom Ratings for Identifying Individuals with ADHD Combined and ADHD Inattentive, Stacy Jean Graves

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Parents' Perceptions of Smartphone Use and Parenting Practices, David Jackson Johnson

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Same-Sex Focus in the Visual Attention of Heterosexual Women: An Investigation of Potential Explanations, Sarah C. Jones

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Reconsolidating: The Effect of Spatial Context and Expectations, Chris R. Kiley

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Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Unfinished Business in Bereavement Scale, Kara Klingspon

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The Relationship Between Mood and Implicit Learning, Kathleen Larson

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Neurocognitive Correlates of the Comprehensive Trail Making Test (CTMT) in Brain Injured Children, Abigail Rose Mayfield

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Sexual Desire Trajectories: Heterosexual Individuals' Perceptions of the State and Trait Characteristics of Desire, Caroline Maykut

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Can Questionnaires Capture Inner Experience? A Validation Study of the Nevada Inner Experience Questionnaire, Stefanie Alison Moynihan

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Subjective Beat Perception in Musical Rhythms in Adult Listeners, Karli M. Nave

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An Examination of Accuracy and Elaborations for Character Traits in a Narrative, Michael Palena

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Social Cognition in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Elyse Parke

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An Evaluation of the Effects of the Coach-Athlete Relationship on Athlete Mental Health, Corey Rae Phillips

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The Psychophysiological Correlates of Personality, Trauma, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Social Support, Meghan E. Pierce

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Athlete Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Consequences: The Role of Drinking Motives, Michelle Pitts

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Defining Problematic School Absenteeism Using Nonparametric Modeling, Kyleigh Kay Skedgell

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The Development and Testing of Potential Music Piracy Warnings, Joanne Ullman

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Associations among Benevolent Sexism, Relationship-Contingent Self-Esteem, and Relationship Maintenance Strategies in Heterosexual Women, Carrie Underwood

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Understanding Stress Reactivity in Schizophrenia, Mary Vertinski

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Neural Processes Underlying Auditory Context Effects, Breanne Yerkes

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Development and Validation of a Brief Assessment of Social Cognitive Abilities, Ryanna Zenisek

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Inner Experience while Reading Fiction: A Descriptive Experience Sampling Exploration, Vincent Peter Brouwers

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Objectification Theory and Eating Pathology in Latina College Students: Testing a Culture-Specific Model, Kimberly Claudat

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Examining Resilience In Relation to PTSD Symptomatology In Maltreated Youth, Timothy Day

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Who Is This About? An Exploratory Study of Erotic Self-Focus, Evan Fertel

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Assessing the Effect of Race Saliency in Measures of Children’s Implicit Bias, Veronica A. Glover

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Experience-Specific and Domain-General Effects on Simple and Complex Meter Processing, Sangeeta Gupta

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A Comparison of the Effects of Different Doses of GABAB Receptor Ligands on Spatial Learning and Memory and Memory Flexibility, Chelcie Heaney

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The Effect of Sleep on Perceptual Learning and Memory Consolidation, Vanessa Claire Irsik

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Examining the Inner Experience of Individuals with Bipolar Disorder, Johanah Yoosun Kang

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Examining the Dynamics of Infant Face Processing Using State Space Grids, Andrea Jane Kayl

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Integration of audio-~visual emotional information in schizophrneia, Bern Lee

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Factor Analysis of the Sport Interference Checklist with Collegiate Athletes, Travis Albert Loughran

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Retroactive interference in recognition memory: The effects of mental effort and similarity on recollection and familiarity, Caleb Jordan Picker

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The Neuroendocrine and Performance Correlates of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Males and Females, Meghan E. Pierce

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Ethnic and American Identity as Correlates of Eating Pathology in College Women, Liya Markovna Rakhkovskaya

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Objective Circumstances of the Death and Complicated Grief: Examining Indirect Associations Through Meaning Made of Loss, Vincent Rozalski

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What do we see: number line estimation with eye tracking, Sarah Ann Salas

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Differences in Absenteeism Severity among Community Youth, Kyleigh Kay Sheldon

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The Experience of Participating in DES, Dio Turner Ii

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Examining the role of supportive others in substance abuse treatment and child welfare, Jessica Marie Urgelles

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Functional capacity in schizophrenia: Relationship among effort, reinforcement learning and self-beliefs, Sally J. Vogel

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Effect of Contextual Speech Rate on Speech Comprehension, David Michael Weintraub

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Effects of Instructor Attractiveness on Classroom Learning, Richard Shane Westfall