All master’s theses completed through the Graduate College of Western Michigan University since 2012 have been entered into ScholarWorks. Some may be embargoed or restricted by the authors and may be only available from on-campus computers. Print copies from earlier years are available through interlibrary loan. We have a few digital copies of earlier years. If you have any questions, please contact maira.bundza@wmich.edu.

Follow

Theses from 2012

PDF

Assessment of the Discriminative Stimulus Effects and Time Courses of Salvinorin A and Two Synthetic Salvinorin B Derivatives, Methoxylmethyl (MOM) and Ethoxymethyl (EOM), Ethers in Rats Trained To Discriminate U69,593, Lisa M. Bell

PDF

The Effects of Replacing Dispersed Trash and Recycling Bins with Integrated Waste Receptacles on the Accuracy of Waste Sorting in an Academic Building, Katherine J. Binder

PDF

Effects of Symbol Prompts and 3D Pavement Illusions on Motorist Yielding at Crosswalks, Nicole M. Cambridge

PDF

The Effects of Reinforcer-Paired Stimuli on Operant Behavior: Review, Demonstration, and Conceptual Analysis, Timothy Lowell Edwards

PDF

The Kappa Opioid Agonist, Salvinorin A, Attenuates Locomotor Effects of Morphine but not Morphine-Induced Conditioned Place Preference, Stacy Dianne Engebretson

PDF

Laboratory Measures of Aggression in Methadone Patients, Catherine M. Gayman

PDF

The Effect of Innovative Technology on Seatbelt Use, Bryan W. Hilton

PDF

Cognitive Defusion to Treat College Students with Low Self-Esteem, Marchion Hinton

PDF

The Effects of Altering Response Effort During Data Collection on Observer Accuracy: Data Collection Procedures on Hand Hygeine Compliance, Krista Hinz

PDF

The Distinctiveness, Intimacy, and Efficacy of FAP Compared to Non-Directive Support: An Alternating Treatments Design, Daniel W. M. Maitland

PDF

A Comparison of the Effect of In-Street Pedestrian Signs Alone, the Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacon Alone and Both Together on Yielding Behavior, Hana Sahar Manal

PDF

The Gender of Gender Authors: A Study of the Gender of Authors Published in a Journal of Women and Minorities Studies, Lindsay K. Porter

PDF

Promoting Understanding of Informed Consent, Michael N. Reynolds

Theses from 2009

PDF

Increasing Cell Phone User Following Distance by Prompts, Goal-setting, and Feedback in a Driving Simulator, Michelle Arnold

PDF

Defining Delayed Consequences as Reinforcers: Some Do, Some Don't, and Nothing Changes, Kelly P. Bradley

PDF

Absence of Learning and Memory Impairments in Female Rats Following Repeated Administration of Dextromethorphan During Adolescence, Amy L. Durgin

PDF

The Effects of Salvinorin A on the Novel Object Recognition Task in Male Rats, Larissa A. Haliw

PDF

Discriminative Stimulus Effects of Atypical Hallucinogen Salvinorin A, and Semi-Synthetic Analogs, Salvinorin B Methoxymethyl (MOM) and Salvinorin B Ethoxymethyl (EOM) Ethers, Bryan Killinger

PDF

The Effects of a Visual Problem-Solving Strategy on Complex Categorization Task Performance, April N. Kisamore

PDF

The Role of Double-Reversed Relations in a Relational Frame Approach to Teaching Perspective-Taking to Young Children, Jeana L. Koerber

PDF

Salvinorin B Derivatives, EOM and MOM Substitue for the Discriminative Stimulus Effects of Salvinorin A, M. Melissa Peet

PDF

Using an Experience Sampling Method to Investigate How People Spend Their Time at Work, Anna A. Rice

PDF

Equivalence Class Formation by Adolescents with Asperger's Disorder, Andrew R. Riley

PDF

Probability-Discounting in Humans: Real Versus Hypothetical Outcomes, Gabriel D. Searcy

PDF

An Analysis of the Efficacy of Rapid-Flash LED Beacons to Increase Yielding to Pedestrians Using Crosswalks on Multilane Roadways, Jimmy Waye Shurbutt

PDF

The Impact of Acceptance and Commitment Training on Safe Posture During an Assembly Task, Sarah E. VanStelle

PDF

Increasing Learner Participation Rates for a Blended Learning Curriculum Using a Combination of Goal-Setting, Feedback, and Praise, Michelle VanWagner

PDF

Salvinorin A Establishes Conditioned Place Aversion in Male Sprague-Dawley Rats, Sheryl L. Walker

Theses from 1992

PDF

An Arbitrary Matching Training Supplement to the AVC Discrimination Test, Charles P. Buller

PDF

The Differential Effects of Performance Monitoring and Performance Contingent Consequences in a Laboratory Setting, Julie A. Glasser

PDF

The Effects of Public-Posted Feedback on the Use of a Photocopy Machine by Faculty in an Academic Department, Shijing Hu

PDF

Preventive Dental Care- Instruction and Contingency Management in the Acquisition and Maintenance of Oral Hygiene Skills, Sandra K. Kallstrom

PDF

Teacher Proximity as an Instructional Variable in the Use of Interactive Video, Rosalie L. Kirsch

PDF

Assessment of the Relationship between Regular Fitness Activity and Sexual Functioning in Women, Joanne Kolean-Burley

PDF

MDMA and Memory: The Acute and Chronic Effects of MDMA in Pigeons Performing under a Delayed-Matching-to-Sample Procedure, Mark LeSage

PDF

The Effectiveness of Special Education Placement and Services: A Descriptive Study, Michelle D. Lewis

PDF

Letter Recognition by Mentally Retarded Adults: Improving Performance through Differential Outcomes, Paul R. Malanga

PDF

The Effect of Public Posting and Supervisor Recognition on Treatment Team Performance in a Mental Health Institution, Susan Mencarelli

PDF

Fixed-Ratio Size as a Determinant of the Development of Tolerance to Morphine, Mark J. Nickel

PDF

The Effects of an Integrated Environment on Specific Target Behaviors in Severely Impaired Young Children, Rosemarie R. Smith

PDF

A Behavioral Overview of Self-Control, Shannon Kay Swick

PDF

Examination of Community Mental Health Services for Persons with Serious Mental Illness: A Descriptive Study of 31 Counties in Michigan, Pamela C. Werner

Theses from 1991

PDF

The Effects of a Conditioned Establishing Operation on Performance of a Two-Component Chain, Kenneth Lee Alling

PDF

The Effects of Peer Tutoring on a Direct Instruction Reading Program, Robert Schuyler Brooks

PDF

Temporal Contiguity as a Defining Feature of the Terms Reinforcer and Discriminative Stimulus: A Survey of Journal Editorial Staffs, Julie Ann Fillhard

PDF

A Comparison of the Effects of Two Individual Monetary Incentive Systems on Work Productivity: Piece-Work Pay Versus Base Pay Plus Incentives, Kirk L. Gillette

PDF

A Comparison of Functional Equivalence Training and Timeout Procedures in the Reduction of Disruptive Behavior, Steven D . Goodman

PDF

The Effects of Two Types of Hypnotic Suggestions on Analgesic Responding in Moderately Hypnotizable Subjects, Gloria M. Haddad

PDF

Cocaine and Timing: Drug Effects Under a Mixed Fixed-Interval Extinction Schedule, Vincent O. Hodge

PDF

Effects of Phenobarbital in Combination with Phenytoin or Valproic Acid on the Delayed-Matching-to-Sample Performance of Pigeons, Catherine Ann Karas

PDF

The Effect of a Conditioned Establishing Operations Procedure on Rats Responding on a VI 30 Second Schedule for Sweetened Condensed Milk, Daniel James Knip

PDF

Reinforcement Effects on the I.Q. Scores of Institutionalized Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Jody Robin Lewis

PDF

The Effects of Goal Setting and Supervisory Feedback on Staff Performance in a Human Service Setting, Michael D. Mack

PDF

The Effects of Immediate Versus Delayed Feedback on Error Detection Accuracy in a Quality Control Simulation, Matthew A. Mason

PDF

The Effects of Public Posting on Job Performance with and without Supervisory Participation, Jan Marie Miller