Undergraduate Theses Supervised

Mark D. Daly, Self-Deception: The Unavailability of Preconscious Thought, 1984

Kathleen A. Houle,  Personality Differences in Athletes: A Study of Carleton College
Female Athletes and Nonathletes, 1984

Troy W. Mangan,  A Short-term Cognitive-behavioral Intervention for First-graders with Behavior Problems, 1984

Sharon L. Mitchell, The Relationship Between Teacher Expectations, Teacher Behavior,
and Student Behavior, 1984

Paul A. Mullin, A Featural Manipulation of Stimuli I a Visual Search Task:  Reaction Times For Detecting Letter Targets Amongst Distractor Letters Versus  Distractor Digits, 1984

Lisa Vecoli, Feminist Therapy: Assumptions, Integration and Issues, 1984

Sara J. Brose, Children’s Conceptions of the Origin and “Naughtiness” of Social
Conventions and Moral Prohibitions, 1985

Deborah Parker,  Levels of Moral Reasoning as a Function of Sex Role Orientation and
Sex of the Dilemma Protagonist, 1985

Beth C. Wiggins, Learned Helplessness and Attribution Theory Among Boys and Girls, 1985

Frances S. Go, Self-worth and Altruism in Preschool Children, 1986

Monica C. Stevens, Relationships Between Behavioral and Artistic Expression in
Preschoolers, 1986

Andrew Becker, Sex Differences in Problem Solving as a Function of Field Independence, Conceptual Tempo and Learned Helplessness, 1987

Susan Boley, Sex Differences in Childhood Toy Preferences, 1987

Kristin Holden, Framing/Outcome effects and Familiarity Effects in Consumer Decisions, 1987

Laura Pugh, High School and College Students’ Perceptions of Sibling Relationships,1987

Gina Wiese, Animistic Thought in Preschool and Elementary School Children, 1987

Sheila M. Haley, The Nature of Expertise: Comparing Experts Across Domains, 1988

John Levin, The Role of Connectionism in Cognitive Science, 1988

Andrea K. Matchett, Content Change and Children’s Prediction of Change in the Self-Concept, 1988

Christyn Dundorf, The Effects of Play with Structured and Unstructured Toys on Preschoolers' Creativity as Measured by Associative Fluency, 1989

Paula Erickson, Determinants of Parental Styles of Discipline, 1989

Heidi Mueller, The Structure of Children’s Stories, 1989

Amanda Buttress, Associations Between Popular Music and Adolescents’ Sex-Role Attitudes, 1990

Laura Matheny, The Development of Humor in Children, 1990

Daniel J.  Simons, Planning Skills and Scheduling Ability: An Analysis of Everyday Planning, 1990

Paige Pendleton, The Teacher/Student Script: How Do Children Attribute Knowledge
to Adults?, 1992

Brenna Backstrand, The Effect of Visual Stimuli on Attention to a Lecture, 1993

Simin Ho, Differences in Gender Schema of College-Aged Females and Males, 1993

Laura Gibson, From Childhood to Adolescence: Gender Differences in Responses to
Depressed Mood, 1994

Emily Millikan The Relationship Between Cognitive Processing Biases and Identity
Development in the Career Exploration Process, 1994

J. Elizabeth Likens, Children’s Implicit Theories of Intelligence and Locus of Control,  1995

Aimee Maxwell, Success Imagery as a Method of Changing Locus of Control in
Adolescents, 1995

Holli Tonyan,  Day Care and the Use of Strategies in Social Situations: An Exploration of Peer-Group Entry Strategy, 1995

Kathryn Ainsworth, How Students Regard Separate and Connected Knowing in Different Academic Disciplines, 1996

Stephanie Cornils, Birth Order: A Review of the Literature on Personality Outcomes,
Differential Treatment, and Differential Expectations, 1996

David Hong, Social Problem Solving and Self-Perception in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, 1996

Elizabeth M. Nybakken, The Role of Experience in the Development of Scripts, 1996

Ryan Hunt, Does Myers Brigg’s Personality Type Predict Analogical Reasoning
Performance? 1997

Heidi Sickler, Teacher Perceptions of Multiple Intelligences, 1997

Beth M. Lavin, Everyday Decision Making: Room Draw, 1998

Hope Altenbaumer, Do Hypothetical Dilemmas Affect Recall and Description of Real-life Moral Dilemmas?, 1999

Rebecca Reimer & David W. Drebus, Ways of Knowing as Learning Styles, 1999

Sarah Yarian, Helping Adolescents Make Thoughtful Sexual Decisions: A Triangular Model, 1999

Lucie M. Shipp, Let’s Get It On!  Wait, Let Me Think First: A Study of Decision-Making About Sexual Behavior in Older Adolescents, 2000

Twila A. Wingrove, An Investigation of Models Accounting for the Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse, 2000

Kelly Carmichael, Decision-Making of Separate and Connected Knowers: Choosing a
College Major, 2001

Dianna Murray-Close, The Moral Status of Physical and Relational Aggression in
Elementary School Children, 2001

Jennifer Cooper, Enhanced Performance in Counterfactual Reasoning, 2002

Emily Dworkin, The Effect of Personal Connectedness on Flashbulb Memories of the
September 11th Terrorist Attacks, 2002

Deanna Fierman, Bilingual Language Acquisition in a Controlled Environment:
Implications for Current and Future Psycholinguistic Research, 2002

Rebecca Hurwitz, The Development of Forgiveness:  Real Life Situations, 2002

Cora Monahan, Gender Differences in Career Aspirations as a Function of Perceived
Competence, 2002

Melinda Jensen, What We See and What We Don't:  The Change Blindness Debate, 2003

Joanne Kane, Indelible Ink:  Comparing the Factors Considered by Tattooed versus Nontatooed Late Adolescents in Long-Term Decisions of Permanent Body Modification, 2003.

Allison Rupp, The Effects of Siblings on Self-Perception of Identity in Adolescence, 2003

Garret Westlake, Cognitive Theories of Word Perception:  Their Role in the Orton- Gillingham Tutoring Method and Beyond, 2003

Michael P. Berger.  Cognitive  Rigidity in Problem-Solving, 2004

Elizabeth A. Sehr, Why Some Fail Where Others Succeed:  A Model of Attributional Style and Performance, 2004

Julie Woulfe, Cognitive Explanations of the Social Criteria of Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2004

Caroline Conrad, College Students’ Perceptions Toward Cooperative Learning Linked to Ways of Knowing, 2005

Drew Dara-Abrams, Bringing Urban Form into Spatial Cognition and the Mind into Space Syntax, 2005.

Zina Deldar, Is Justice Served When Jurors Fail to Examine Evidence?  A Investigation of Deliberation Styles, 2005

Kate Jones, Scaffolding of Preschoolers’ Theory of Mind:  The Effects of Sibling Age Gap on False Belief Tasks, 2005.

Nicolas Larsen.  Effects of Immersion Style and Video Game Exposure on Spatial Performance in a Virtual Environment, 2005.

Anna Maier, Translating Research into Practice:  An Analysis of the Oregon Social Learning Center’s Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care Model, 2005

Carey Tinkelenberg, Goal Orientation and Achievement Motivation in Elite and Non-Elite Figure Skaters, 2005.

Helen Behr, The Influence of School Environment on Theories of Intelligence in Gifted Students, 2007.

Anna Graefe, Adolescent Medical Decision-Making, 2007.

Jamie Olson, Reputation in the Prisoners’ Dilemma, 2007.

Jedda Foreman, "What's the Game?": Peer Group Entry Strategies as a Function of Socioeconomic Status, 2008

Mitchell Lundin, Phoning It In: Considering the Role of Judgment in Distracted Driving, 2008

Russell O’Connell, A Questionable Practice: Flashbulb Memory in the Courtroom, 2008

Dominika Ujlaky, Savant Syndrome: Background, Theories, and Applications, 2008

Lacey Dorman,  Importance, Urgency, and Satisfaction, 2009

Laura Myers, Selective Attention in Bilingual Students:  A Comparison of Selective Attention Skills in Native and Non-Native Languages, 2009

Elizabeth Aeschlimann, Eliciting Emotion and Affect in Moral Judgment:  An Examination of Intention, Personal Force, and Personal Relevance, 2010

Stephanie Moberg, Applications of Adolescent Attachment Relationships in an Academic Setting, 2010. 

Laura Stone , Stereotype Alternation Through a Cognitive Dual-Process Lens:  Examining Stereotype Knowledge Structures, Stereotype Processes, and Perspective Taking, 2010.

Hillary Wiener, Individual Difference in Advice Seeking, 2011.

Rebecca Feldman, Is 1942 1853? Increased Cognitive Abilities in Autistic Individuals, 2012

Naomi Fine, ‘Can I Play Too?': Theory of Mind and Peer Entry Group Strategy, 2012

Lauren Hickman, How Cognitive is Cognitive Therapy?, 2012

Colin MacArthur, Finding the Lost Navigation Guidelines: Next Generation Website Usability Guidelines, 2012

Amy Murdoch, Do Immediate Contextual Cues Affect Ways of Knowing?, 2012

Jane Tandler, Modelling Schizophrenic Language, 2012

Jeff Berg, A Bat and a Ball and A Ballot: Proposing a Metacognitive Foundation for (Partisan) Ambivalence, 2014

Lauren Chow, Language Transfer in Adolescent Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners, 2014

Polly Durant, Peer Interactions Across the Lifespan in Individuals with Down Syndrome, 2014

Rebecca Plotnick, Is There a Context Effect for the Identification of Brand Logos? 2014

Jennifer Ramey, Gender, not Religiosity, Predicts Differences in Conventional Morality Responses, 2014

Alyssa Wisekal, Pragmatic Language and Theory-of-Mind Development Through the Lens of Autism, 2014

Emily Bauer, The Evolution of Narrative Cognition, 2015

Michelle Chen, To Afford or Not to Afford: Do Digital Objects Have Affordances, 2015

Andrew Hwang, Cognitive Fluency in Website Navigation, 2015

Alexander Auyeung, Beyond Bambini: Montessori Methods in the College Classroom, 2016

Connor Dale, Inattentional Blindness in Early and Middle Childhood, 2016

Alice Mei, Exploring Cognitive Processing and Gender in Perceived Influence of Speech, 2016

Joyce Yu, Neuroprosthetics: Reconnecting with the World, 2016

Shiny Choi, The Foreign Language Effect on the Sunk-Cost Fallacy with English-Chinese Bilinguals, 2017

Charlotte Duong, Effects of Foreign Language on Decision Making, 2017

Laura Soter, Is Lying Less Wrong in a Foreign Language? Everyday Moral Reasoning and the Moral Foreign Language Effect in the Absence of Outcome, 2017

Trixie Dao, The Child as a Consumer: Issues in Child-Directed Advertising, 2018

Anna Flitner, Bridges to Kindergarten: How Intervention Programs Influence Kindergarten Readiness, 2018

Katie Tritschler, Language as a Context for Learning: Examining the Role of Language in Immersive Primary Education, 2018

Ahmed Abdirahman, What is Interaction? Embodiment as a Theoretical Framework for Human-Computer Interaction, 2019

Zoe L. Harris, The Magic of Summer Camp? The Effect and Mediating Features of Camp on Adolescent Self-Perceptions, 2019

Morgan Ross, Quantifying Self-Phones: The Effects of Smartphone Usage on Sef-Extension via Smartphones, 2019

Elliot Schwartz, The Effect of Repetition on Acceptability and Confidence Judgements, 2019

Valerie Umscheid, Academic Self Concept, Theory of Intelligence and Overconfidence in Late Elementary School, 2019