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Loughran, Tessa J.; Harpel, Tammy; Vollmer, Rachel; Schumacher, Julie – College Student Journal, 2018
This study examined the effects of an intuitive eating (IE) text messaging intervention on the IE habits, perceived stress, and perceived self-efficacy of college students in comparison to an electronically emailed handout with the same information. Undergraduate students at a Midwestern university (n = 300) completed a pre-intervention survey…
Descriptors: Intervention, College Students, Intuition, Eating Habits
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Hignite, Lance R.; Marshall, Shantal; Naumann, Laura – College Student Journal, 2018
Despite relatively low levels of crime on campus, college and university students are not immune from criminal victimization. Students' levels of fear of crime on campus, perceptions regarding the likelihood of victimization, and confidence in campus police, shape their decisions to engage in specific avoidance and protective behaviors. This study…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Student Experience
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Lilly, Flavius R. W.; Owens, Jenny; Bailey, TaShara C.; Ramirez, Amy; Brown, Whitney; Clawson, Clancy – College Student Journal, 2018
Objective: This study examined the association between positive screening for depression, current exposure to microaggressions, distress evoked by microaggressions, and subjective social status among high-achieving minorities. Methods: An observational cross-sectional study was conducted using the Racial Microaggressions Scale, MacArthur Scale of…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Aggression, Correlation, Depression (Psychology)
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Martin, Jasel – College Student Journal, 2018
Problem: Compared with other ethnic groups, Black women are the least likely group to engage in the recommended amount of physical activity. However, few studies have specifically identified or addressed barriers to physical activity in Black college-aged women. Method: This cross-sectional study analyzed data from the 2013 National Health…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Leisure Time, Females, Physical Activities
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Grijalva, Therese; Koford, Brandon C.; Parkhurst, Gregory – College Student Journal, 2018
Using data from 499 students over 12 sections, 2 courses, and 3 instructors, we estimate the effect of loss aversion on the probability of turning in extra credit assignments and the effect on the overall grade. Regression results indicate no effect of loss aversion on the probability of turning in extra credit assignments and no effect on a…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Probability, Student Motivation, Assignments
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Xu, Furong; Liu, Wenhao; Chepyator-Thomson, Jepkorir Rose; Schmidlein, Robert – College Student Journal, 2018
There are increased concerns about depression and anxiety among college students. Thus in need of actions to find proper intervention strategies to target this issue. The purpose of this study was to examine association between leisure-time physical activity and stress vulnerability among college students. A modified survey including physical…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Anxiety, Stress Management, Time Management
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Friddle, Clay; Tochkov, Karin – College Student Journal, 2018
The outdoor community has long been used to study motivation and sensation seeking. While sensation seeking is related to the personality traits extraversion and openness there has been little research conducted on the whole personality profile of this community. This study used the Five Factor Model and the Big Five Inventory to measure the…
Descriptors: Personality, Personality Traits, Profiles, Recreational Activities
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Chatterjee, Ayona; Marachi, Christine; Natekar, Shruti; Rai, Chinki; Yeung, Fanny – College Student Journal, 2018
Improving graduation rates is one of the biggest missions in many universities across the country and it is surely the case on the campus of this institution. The work here presents a statistical tool box to use early academic performance as a predictor for graduation with logistic regression and machine learning techniques. The methods described…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Student Characteristics, Graduation, Probability
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Niu, Lian – College Student Journal, 2017
The current study uses the data of Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS: 2002) to examine patterns of choice of STEM majors in college by students from different family socioeconomic (SES) backgrounds. Logistic regression results show that low-SES students are disadvantaged in the pursuit of STEM majors. Higher family SES compensates for…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, STEM Education, Majors (Students), College Choice
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Qualls, R. Christopher; Figgars, Lafe; Gibbs, Danette – College Student Journal, 2017
Given the high prevalence rate of academic dishonesty in institutions of higher education, it is important to understand the factors that contribute to its occurrence. The characteristics of an individual's family of origin are one set of factors that have been shown to be important predictors of academic dishonesty. However, the quality of one's…
Descriptors: Discipline, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Attachment Behavior
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Hartman, Samantha D.; Wasieleski, David T.; Whatley, Mark A. – College Student Journal, 2017
College is considered to be one of the most evaluative and stressful times during a student's academic career. A student's inability to regulate emotions may be correlated with an increased level of test anxiety. Previous research has indicated significant relationships between emotional dysregulation and generalized anxiety disorders (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Grade Point Average, Emotional Disturbances, Academic Achievement
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Pedersen, Daphne E. – College Student Journal, 2017
College binge drinking has been linked to student stress. Which among a variety of stressors are more likely to result in problem drinking? In this paper, the relative influence of three types of stressors on college binge drinking is considered, including the academic, interpersonal, and developmental (e.g., making decisions about the future,…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Alcohol Abuse, Undergraduate Students, Influences
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Estep, Hanna M.; Avalos, Maria D.; Olson, James N. – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to expand upon the existing research on the relationship between parenting styles, general deviance, and romantic infidelity. It was hypothesized that the adult children of parents who practiced authoritative parenting would report less favorable attitudes toward, and fewer incidences of, general deviance and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parenting Styles, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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van Berkel, Kelly; Reeves, Brenda – College Student Journal, 2017
Problem: While stress is universal for graduate students, the difference in terms of stress symptoms and the effects on health behavior is how students cope. While numerous research studies have linked stress and negative health behaviors, few studies have objectively assessed these variables. Purpose: Utilize current health and fitness technology…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Health Behavior, Scores, Online Surveys
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Lumpkin, Angela; Franco, Dan; Multon, Karen; Achen, Rebecca M. – College Student Journal, 2017
Grounded in a social cognitive theoretical perspective, this study explores the career decision-making self-efficacy (CDSE) and vocational identity development process for college students interested or majoring in sport management. While a popular undergraduate major, little research has investigated the specific factors that influence different…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Athletics, Business Administration Education
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