Back to

Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences

Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences

Volume 14 - 2015

Managing Editor: Lisa Wootton Booth

Table of Contents

Research Manuscripts

Effects of an Afterschool Program to Prevent Bullying on Violence Prevention Beliefs and Behaviors: A Pilot Study
Cassandra Hester, Alaina Kramer, Kaitlyn McManus, Cody Campbell, Brandon Stewart, Truman State University

Case Analysis of Harriet's Choice
Alina Misiunas, Newberry College

Direct Human Service Experience and Its Effect on Volunteers' Self-Perceived Generosity and Meeting Volunteer Expectations
Emily M. Borger, Olivet Nazarene University

Lifestyle Behaviors among Students at a Historically Black University
Michelle Hill, Shawnee Sweeney, Bridgett Clinton-Scott*, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

Fashion and Social Media
Daniesha Crews, Kortne Smith, Bridgett Clinton-Scott*, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

Using Tableau as a Data Visualization Tool to Explore Reoccurring Cancer Trends
Charbel Aoun, Maroun Sassine, Georgia State University

Depression and Associated Negative Stressors: The Collegiate Athlete vs. Non-Athlete
Tabitha A. Maurer & Dr. Joni L. Cramer Roh*, California University of Pennsylvania

Psychological Well-being of College Students
Melissa Ludban, Priscilla N. Gitimu*, Youngstown State University

Neural Control of Micturition in a Rat Model of Parkinson’s Disease
Natalie Poonam Phagu, Stony Brook University

The Separation of Church and Mate: How Does Church Attendance Impact Marital Satisfaction and Why
Michael Briscoe, Brigham Young University - Idaho

Perceptions of Undergraduate College Students toward Individuals with Physical Disabilities
Ashlyn Dent, Grey Prescott, Jordan Wilson, Karyssa Brinkley, Marian Tabi PhD*, Georgia Southern University, School of Nursing, Statesboro, Georgia

Debunking False Perceptions of Feminism
Niles Berry, Nathaniel Cave, Hannah DeMara, Huntington University

An Econometric Study of Flight Delay Causes at O’Hare International Airport
Nathan Daniel Boettcher, Dr. Don Thompson*, Pepperdine University

Information Sources Influencing Parental Decisions Regarding Cochlear Implantation of Deaf Children
Rhett Thomson, Utah Valley University

The epidemiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Ishita Aggarwal, University of Toronto

Depression Diagnosis and Treatment: Reformation Required
Alessandro A. Luna, Stanford University

Environmental Barriers to Social Services in Rural Communities
Danielle Mitchell, Paulichia Woody, Dr. Ebony L. Hall*, Tarleton State University

Assessing the Value of the Day Time Nap among Preschools: An Exploratory Study
Syndee Brown, Southeastern Louisiana University

Religiosity and its Effects on Risky Behavior
Ashley Conrad, Huntington University

Adult Sibling Relationships: College Students Perspective
Katelyn M. Hughes, Abel Gitimu Waithaka*, Youngstown State University

Religion's Effect on Gender Roles
Maris Headrick, Madison Johnson, Megan Reynolds, Huntington University

Mobile Technology: Its Effect on Face-to-Face Communication and Interpersonal Interaction
Lucas Lengacher, Huntington University

Benefits of Biophilic Design Explored Through Human Ecology
Melissa Montgomery, Kansas State University

Efficacy of a Group Treatment for Children with Significant Social Skills Deficits
Molly M. Parsons, Stacey S. Park, Lee A. Rosén*, Colorado State University

Personality Types and Physical Touch
Zachary Prather, Jenna Bates, Huntington University



* Faculty Co-Author
** Faculty Project Coordinator


The opinions expressed by the authors are their own and do not necessarily reflect the policies of Kappa Omicron Nu.

This journal was organized as a refereed publication during the First Undergraduate Research Conference of the Undergraduate Research Community (URC) for the Human Sciences at the Kappa Omicron Nu Conclave, Grosvenor Resort, Orlando, August 2-5, 2001.
On October 15, 2001, the Editorial Committee announced the Call for Papers and set the first deadline for papers as January 15, 2002. No deadlines will be set for future publications; submissions are accepted for review on an ongoing basis. Guidelines for authors can be found at URC Guidelines and at Guidelines for Submissions. Further information can be obtained at the above e-mail address.


Online Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences. This online journal implements the plan to develop an electronic journal to reflect excellent undergraduate research in the human sciences. The Undergraduate Research community for the Human Sciences has a commitment to make this journal visible and compare in quality with similar publications in the natural sciences, engineering, and psychology. It is intended that this journal will be a testament to undergraduate research and curricular innovation in the human sciences. Submissions are accepted for review on an ongoing basis. Graduate students may submit papers if the work was completed as an undergraduate student.There are no affiliation requirements; all undergraduates conducting research in the human sciences are eligible to submit papers. Papers may represent a full range of research, including quantitative, qualitative, and action research. Papers are classified as (a) research manuscript, (b) research paper, and (c) research reports. See Guidelines for Submissions.

Request: Please distribute copies of the Call for Papers to faculty engaged with undergraduate researchers. The success of this journal depends on the enthusiastic participation of human sciences units and the diverse programs within their umbrella missions. Thank you in advance for your support.