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    • Musical aptitude and emotional intelligence 

      Gleason, Morgan E. (2014-12)
      Prior literature has demonstrated a strong link between musical ability and trait emotional intelligence (Juslin & Laukka, 2003; Juslin & Sloboda, 2001; Lima & Castro, 2011; Trimmer & Cuddy, 2008).The current study seeks ...
    • Narratives in psychology: a qualitative analysis of individuals’ life stories 

      Fiakos, Kristina M. (2019-05)
      The researcher’s aim is to examine how individuals structure the narrative of their own life story and examine how this influences their own sense of identity and psychological well-being. This qualitative study involved ...
    • Navigating Cultures: Immigrant Mothers’ Parenting Beliefs 

      Mangione, Heather (2011-09-12)
      Parenting beliefs of immigrant mothers typically emerge from their culture of origin; each woman negotiates the new challenges that are presented in parenting their “American” children through her own cultural lens ...
    • Need for cognition, need for affect and their relationship to hypnotic susceptibility 

      Salerno, Michael (2012-02-27)
      Previous research on hypnosis has revealed that imaginative involvements, absorption, and fantasy proneness predicted hypnotic susceptibility. Attempts at examining personality correlates of hypnotic susceptibility have ...
    • Neuroplasticity: the impact of age and injury 

      Celentano, Alexis M. (2017-12)
      Background: Neuroplasticity is an ongoing process of the brain that allows for learning, changing, and adapting to every day changes as well as to trauma. As we age, the rate of neuroplasticity (that combats the ramifications ...
    • Never the same iceberg: theories of omission, misinterpretation, and dead metaphors in Hemingway's work 

      Pennisi, Alex (2018-06)
      The intent of this thesis was inspired by the variety of interpretations of Ernest Hemingway’s fiction that have been influenced by words, metaphors, and symbols whose meanings have changed (and continue to change) over ...
    • No Influence of Articulatory Suppression on the Word and Pseudoword Superiority Effects 

      Stillwell, Monica (2010-03-18)
      In this study, we explored the role of phonological recoding in word and pseudoword superiority effects, previously characterized as pure orthographic effects. Participants were asked to identify letters embedded in briefly ...
    • No longer Celia 

      Stein, Mariel (2019-05)
      After following her cousin, Rosalind, into banishment, Celia finds herself more lost than ever before. Without the comforts of the palace, her father, and even her name (which is now Aliena), she must identify the new ...
    • “Nobody Sees Me Lying There With Depression” : an arts-based research project on a music therapy intern’s experience of major depressive disorder 

      Peters, Thomas J. (2020-05)
      Through arts-based research, I studied my experience as a music therapy intern with major depressive disorder. I explored how a depressive episode impacted my work as an intern and how the episode affected my transition ...
    • Noesis, the Inner Nature of Body Expression : MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

      Fortin, Christopher (2014-05)
      As we progress through time, language is generated and adapted through the ever-changing structures of society and technology. Like all languages, non-verbal communication has adapted and changed through time and culture. ...
    • Nostalgia: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

      Lee, Geuryung (2019-05)
      The process of my printing begins with the drawing of an image using ink and a brush on an acetate film. The act of drawing allows me to release my emotions and I experience a calmness, satisfaction and happiness. This is ...
    • Novation : MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

      Van Atta, Paul (2015-05)
      The resulting thesis derives from studying the local ecology of the Hudson River and relating traditions of cultures affected by electronic waste into a starting point for discussion within an interconnected world. The ...
    • A novel experience: how writing my own novel prepared me for a job in publishing 

      Mason, Amber (2018-05)
      In order to understand the editing process more intimately, I decided to write a speculative/dystopian novel under the guidance of Professor Carr, whose extensive experience in the publishing industry makes him the perfect ...
    • Nudes: recontextualizing the female nude in contemporary art 

      Monsour, Leah (2018-05)
      In this paper I will discuss my photographic project titled “Nudes”; the research that lead to its conception, and the process in its various iterations. This project is a visual response to the male gaze. How we are trained ...
    • Obscura: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

      Mattison, Sarah Reese (2014-12)
      From the architectural element to Microsoft, windows are analogous to notions of the portal, the frame, and the screens of film, television, the computer and mobile phone. They represent a passage to other worlds, new ways ...
    • Of flesh and fruit: MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

      Jaimes, Karen (2020-05)
      Of Flesh and Fruit is an experiential interventionist installation that interacts with Western hegemonic institutions, such as museums and galleries, to address the impact of colonialism on indigenous cultures. Pre-Columbian ...
    • Oh, Wonder! Votives of the Anthropocene: MFA Thesis Metal 

      Chandler, Emma Olivia (2017-05)
      My research occurs in biological and archeological texts, as well as in mythological realms. The twin tracks of scientific investigation and folklore illuminate a wide range of relationships between that which we imagine ...
    • One EPIC Place website scheduler 

      Agneta, Nicholas (2018-12)
      One EPIC Place is a coworking space rental service located in New Paltz, New York. The co-founders Julie Robbins and Nicole Langlois rent out space in several different buildings to provide offices for individuals, groups, ...
    • Onward and tally-ho: MFA Thesis - Printmaking  

      Hale, B Jensen (2019-05)
      Like many people, I am tired. Tired of the tension that seems to drive our society, tired of self-imposed echo chambers, and tired of feeling like I have so little power to help. How can such problems be approached? I ...
    • The origins of spoken language 

      Terwilliger, Megan (2018-05)
      Research regarding the origins of spoken language is extremely broad and considers many different topics in academia. These topics include: biology and anthropology, as well as anatomy, non-linguistic neurological foundations, ...