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American Journal of Psychological Research

American Journal of Psychological Research

AN ELECTRONIC JOURNAL

ISSN # 1551-3882


Editor: Carl Bartling, McNeese State University
Associate Editor: Patrick Moreno, McNeese State University

American Journal of Psychological Research (AJPR) is a peer reviewed, electronic journal covering all aspects of psychology, with special emphasis on collaborative research by students and their faculty mentors. Publication is sponsored by Dr. Carl Bartling, who provides free access to its contents. Authors retain copyright for their work. AJPR is permanently archived at the Library of McNeese State University.


Submissions to the journal

Contact Carl Bartling for more information.


Citation Format

Last name, First name. 2011. "Title of Article." American Journal of Psychological Research, 1:1-10 www.mcneese.edu/ajpr/


Recent Issues-Volume Eight
Date Title Author(s)
03/01/12 Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior and Social Media Use by College Students PDF

Rebecca Cameron, Harvey Ginsburg, Michael Westhoff and Roque V. Mendez

03/01/12 Save the Best for Last? Social Psychology Taught in Introductory Psychology Courses PDF

Drew A. Curtis and Christian L. Hart


Recent Issues-Volume Seven
Date Title Author(s)
05/20/11 The Phonological Loop and Articulatory Suppresion PDF

Philip Landry and Carl Bartling

04/08/11 The Effects of Explicit and Implicit Cognitive Factors on the Learning Patterns in the Iowa Gambling Task PDF

Melissa J. Hawthorne, Dawn R. Weatherford, and Karin Tochkov

03/17/11 Individual Differences in Working Memory and Motor Performance: A Cognitive Style Approach PDF

Ahmad Ghotbi-Varzaneh, Amin Ghamary, Esmaeel Saemi, and Mehdi Zarghami

03/17/11 Knowledge of Aging and Late Life Depression among a Sample of Non-Physician Clinicians: A Preliminary Analysis PDF

Stacy A. Ogbeide and Christopher A. Neumann

02/21/11 Religious Affiliation and Internal/External Religious Coping PDF

A. Jerry Bruce, Marsha J. Harman, S. Thomas Kordinak, Jeremy Angus, & Imelda Duran


Recent Issues-Volume Six
Date Title Author(s)
08/12/10 The Effects of Humor and Gender on the Relationship between Social Support and Psychological Well-Being   PDF

Sammy K. Ho and Maria P. Y. Chik

08/12/10 Emotion Regulation Abilities and Perceived Stress as Predictors of Negative Body Image and Problematic Eating Behaviors in Emerging Adults   PDF

Kia K. Asberg & Audra Wagaman

08/09/10 Battle Within: Role of Cognitive Style in Conflict Resolution Strategies of Male College Students PDF

Shawn D. Healy, Debra A. Harkins and Sukanya Ray

07/13/10 Personality in Preschool Children: Preliminary Psychometrics of the M5-PS QuestionnairePDF

Amy M. Scheck, L. Alvin Malesky, Jr., Cathy L. Grist, and David M. McCord

07/02/10 Challenging the Balancing Act: Women, Postmodernism, and the Demand to "Have It All" PDF

Manila Austin, Debra A. Harkins, Michelle Ronayne

05/14/10 Monotony in Monogamy: A Study of Married Individuals Seeking to Have an Extramarital PDF

Clint Smith, Rebekah Hall, and Justin Daigle

05/05/10 Biological, Psychological, and Sociological Effects on Juvenile Delinquency PDF

Lauren Ardoin and Carl Bartling

04/05/10 Power and Empowerment in a Non-profit Organization PDF

Michelle Ronayne, Debra Harkins, Manila Austin, Carol Zulauf Sharicz

03/17/10 Obtaining a Behavioral Measure of Sacrifice without Assessing Romantic Couples  PDF

Brent A. Mattingly, Laura D. Van Berkel, Jennifer K. Seda and Blair T. Suppes

03/10/10 Sex Differences in Romantic Jealousy: Evaluating Past and Present Relationship Experience  PDF

Ashton Southard and Millicent H. Abel

01/20/10 Relating Sense of Humor to the Five Factor Theory Personality Domains and Facets  PDF

Andrew Johnson and David M. McCord

01/06/10 Effects of Color on Memory Encoding and Retrieval in the ClassroomPDF

Jennifer V. Martinez, Crystal D. Oberle, and Jon G. Thompson Jr.

01/06/10 Determinants of Male Attractiveness: "Hotness" Ratings as a Function of Perceived Resources PDF

Gregory A. Shuler and David M. McCord

01/06/10 Viewing Contextual Style in Context: Cognitive Style of Clinicians-in-TrainingPDF

Charles A. Dooley and Debra A. Harkins


Recent Issues-Volume Five
Date Title Author(s)
12/09/09 Peer Teasing, Body-Image and Eating Problems among Women PDF

Moira Traci Creedon, Sukanya Ray, and Debra A. Harkins

10/19/09 The Influence of Physical Attractiveness on Promotion Recommendations in Male and Female Applicants PDF

Millicent H. Abel*, Allison Croysdale, and Stephanie Stiles

10/15/09 An Exploratory Study of Resilience and Coping Strategies Among Portuguese-Speaking Immigrant Women Survivors of Domestic Violence PDF

Carla Maria dos Santos Bernardes, Sukanya Ray, and Debra Harkins

09/24/09 Food Quantity Estimates: Inaccurate when Visible and Even More Inaccurate from Memory PDF

Harvey J. Ginsburg, Bliss M. Wilson, Kristine M. Bannon, Jessica J. Reichwein, Jessica A. Freeman, and Amanda L. Castilleja

09/24/09 Assessment of Multidimensional Personality Traits: A Review of the Psychopathic Correlates of the M5 Questionnaire PDF

Steven L. Proctor
David M. McCord

07/10/09 Risky Behaviors in Male versus Female College Students: A Modern Day Paradigm Shift PDF

Sara Villanueva Dixon, Ph.D.
Ilse Carrizales

06/05/09 Relationships of Research Attitudes, Racial Identity, and Cultural Mistrust PDF

Lauren Mizock and Debra Harkins

02/24/09 Developing a GRE Review Workshop:
Assessing Needs for Persons With and Without Disabilities PDF

Marissa F. McKee, Amy R. Pearce, R. Richard Breeding

02/20/09 The Impact of Emotions on Problem Gambling PDF

Karin Tochkov

02/20/09 Being in an Abusive Relationship and Assessments of Domestic Violence Cases PDF

Lauren Ginefra, Ernesto Henriquez, and Michael J. Brown


Recent Issues-Volume Four
Date Title Author(s)
11/07/08 Smiling, Job Qualifications, and Ratings of Job Applicants PDF

Millicent H. Abel,* and Mandi Deitz

10/20/08 Start Today or the Very Last Day? The Relationships Among Self-Compassion, Motivation, and Procrastination PDF

Jeannetta G. Williams, Shannon K. Stark, and Erica E. Foster

06/09/08 An Analysis of African-Centered Psychology, Diversity, and Cultural Trends Using the Social Theory Model PDF

Camille Drake-Brassfield

06/05/08 Connection Between Personality Type and Sports PDF

Urska Dobersek and Carl Bartling

03/01/08 Differences Among Gender-Role Identity Groups on Stress PDF

Bernadette M. Gadzella, Catharina Carvalho, and William G. Masten

05/23/08 Gender and Advertisement Pictures in AAARP: The Magazine PDF

Shirley Matile Ogletree, Florine Oyakhire, Celisse A. Morgan Valdovinos, & Emilie Ajani


Recent Issues-Volume Three
Date Title Author(s)
1/03/07 The Use of Race in Social Categorization PDF

Beth Hentges & Cynthya Campbell

2/07/07 Happiness, Life Satisfaction, and Depression in College Students: Relations with Student Behaviors and Attitudes PDF

Irina Khramtsova & David A. Saarnio, Tamara Gordeeva, Katharine Williams

3/07/07 The Effects of a Sales Clerk's Smile on Consumer Perceptions and Behaviors PDF

Millicent H. Abel and Malcolm Abel

09/01/07 Sensory Acuity and Binge Eating PDF

Sarah C. Sitton and Autumn F. Sullivan

09/01/07 Religiosity and Gender Role Attitudes PDF

Billie Clare Myers

09/10/07 Sexual Attitudes of Criminal Justice College Students: Attitudes toward Homosexuality, Pornography, and other Sexual Matters PDF

M. L. Dantzker and Russell Eisenman

09/10/07 The Effect of Cell Phone Use on Fine Motor Functioning PDF

Bourgeois, M., Dilks, L., Bartling, C., Libersat, A., White, R., Bourassa, J., Martin, C., and Dilks, S.

09/10/07 The Effect of Testing Environment on Participant Perceptions of Communication Quality in Coordination with Relationsip Satisfaction in Non-Violent Relationships PDF

Benjamin J. Parker and Carl A. Bartling

12/30/07 The Long Term Effects of Ethylene Dichloride Exposure on Memory Functioning PDF

Dilks, L., Marceaux, J., Dilks, S., Bourasssa, J., Martin, C., Ashworth, B., and Hixson, S.

12/30/07 Gender Differences in Internet Use and Online Relationships PDF

Yelizaveta Golub, Michelle A. Baillie, and Michael J. Brown

12/30/07 Discrimination Ability of Traditional and Action-Based Measures of Attentional Style in Sports PDF

Jonathan D. Mouton and Crystal D. Oberle


Recent Issues-Volume Two
Date Title Author(s)
1/10/06 Teaching the Statistics Laboratory - Keep up the PACE PDF

Pearce, Amy R. & Cline, Robbie L.

1/15/06 Validity Study of the Western Psychological Services Finger-Tapping Test PDF

Dilks, L. et al.

6/8/06 Perception of Traits from Normal, Mirror and Chimeric Images of Faces PDF

Sitton, Sarah C., Waite, Lauren, and Rivers, Stephanie C.

6/8/06 Differences Among Female University Students PDF

Gadzella, Bernadette M., & Carvalho, Catharina

11/15/06 Supervisor Attachment as a Predictor of Developmental Ratings of Supervisors PDF

Foster, Joel T. et al.

11/15/06 Ironic Effects of Mental Control in Problem Solving: Evidence for the Implementation of Ineffective Strategies PDF

Hart, Christian L. & Randell, Joe A.


Archives-Volume One
Date Title
1/05/05 An Analysis Of The Categories In The Student- Life Stress Inventory PDF
1/05/05 The Effects Of First Name Stereotypes On Ratings Of Job Applicants: Is There A Difference Between Bill And William? PDF
1/05/05 Internet Dating Ads: Sex, Ethnicity, Age-Related Differences, And Support For Evolutionary Theory PDF
1/16/05 Relationships Between The Cognitive Assessment System And Writing Achievement In Students With And Without Writing Disabilities PDF
3/15/2005 The Effects of Applicant Gender and Substance Use
History On Perceptions of Job Applicants PDF
4/4/2005 An Inhibition From Being Shy: Shyness and its Effects on Career Preferences of College Students PDF
4/18/2005 Religious Pluralism, Religious Activity, and Religious Coping PDF
5/20/2005 Recall of Emotional Intensity and Pleasantness for Events From Adolescence as a Function of Age  PDF
5/20/2005 Effects of Typeface and Font Size on Legibility for Children PDF
7/20/2005 Promoting a Practitioner-Based Agenda in the Development, Dissemination, and Implementation of Empirically Supported Treatments PDF
7/20/2005 Email Format and Instructions: Influences on Reading Times, Retention, and Preferences PDF
7/20/2005 Cell Assignment among Violent and Non-Violent Offenders and its Effect on Recidivism PDF
8/15/2005 Emotional Writing Effectiveness: Do Coping Styles and Timing of the Event Predict Outcomes? PDF