Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences

Volume 15 - 2016

Kappa Omicron Nu Leadership Academy, Lisa Wootton Booth, Managing Editor
PO Box 798
Okemos, MI 48805-0798
(T) (727) 940-2658 ext. 2003 - [email protected]

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

Managing Editor: Lisa Wootton Booth

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.

— Managing Editor

Table of Contents - Volume 15

Research Manuscripts

Exploring Suicidal Ideation in College Students
Melanie Mann, Bonnie Ahn*, Lolita Boykin*, Southeastern Louisiana University

Could our patients be better served? A health literacy assessment of rural community pharmacies
Brandi Jones, Truman State University

Effect of Sleep on the Attentiveness of Elementary School Students
Haynes, K., Virgin, K., Wilson, M., & Crecelius, A.

A Comparison of Linguistic Obstacles to U.S. Immigration across Populations: Analysis of Oral Histories
Madeleine Albanese

Physiological Effects of Binaural Beats and Meditative Musical Stimulation
Elizabeth M. Hill and Christina M. Frederick, Sierra Nevada College

A Critical Case Study of Teacher Education Student Created Memes
Sarah Swafford, Gary Padgett*, University of North Alabama

The Beautiful and the Damned: Exploring the Negative Side of Masculine Attractiveness in Hiring Situations
Spencer L. Turner, Sean C. Willman, Robert R. Wright, Ph.D.*, Brigham Young University–Idaho

Experiencing Rural Morocco Through Healthcare
Lydia George, Dr. Amy Way*, Lock Haven University

Healing Wounds with Honey
Tiffany Koenig, Professor Joni L. Cramer Roh*, California University of Pennsylvania

Mobile Retailing: What Factors are Hindering this Trend?
Patience Ankomah, Bridgett Clinton-Scott*, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

Examining the Benefits and Drawbacks of Retailers using Interactive Technology and Visual Merchandising in Store Environments
Myaesha Ingram, Bridgett Clinton-Scott*, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

Causal Factors of Eating Disorder Behaviors in Adolescent Females
Sarah Barker, Bonnie Ahn*, Southeastern Louisiana University

Influence of Gender and Social Setting on College Student Food Choices
Kaela Giles, Jeannette Davidson, RD, LDN*, Magdalena Sas, Ph.D.*, Bradley University


Research Papers

The Arts as Means of Socialization in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home
Daniel Dyonisius, University of Toronto

Small Scale Living and the Meaning of Home
Shelby Kiser, Kansas State University

Extra-personal Schemas: In and out of Tourette’s Syndrome
James Park, Emory University



* Faculty Co-Author
** Faculty Project Coordinator


Contact: Dr. Ginger Phillips-Schiller
Telephone Number: (727) 940-2658 ext. 2003
E-mail: [email protected]

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.


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