• Corporate social responsibility and effective tax rates: Higher ratings, lower rates 

      Parker III, Zane D. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeRichard C. Adkerson School of AccountancyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of BusinessHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-04)
      In recent years, it has become popular for firms to engage in socially responsible and ethical activities, whether through charitable donations or fair business and employment policy. However, perhaps never before in the ...
    • Characterization of pyridostatin and its interactions with c-MYC g-quadruplexes 

      Cuny, Zachary G. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of ChemistryJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-04)
    • Suicidality and depression of those raised in kincare 

      Fitchie, Theresa (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-04)
      The rate of children who are raised in kincare (that is, by a non-parental relative), has steadily been on the rise. Past studies have indicated that this group of individuals are at an increased risk of mental health ...
    • The seventh party system? Social homophily and the reemergence of culturally-based political coalitions 

      Laudadio, Tony (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Political Science and Public AdministrationJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-04-01)
      This thesis explores the growth of polarization in American politics and society as a result of social homophily. In recent years, social scientists have documented the increase in polarization, but their work has tended ...
    • Media multitasking in relation to cognition and socioemotional well-being: A literature review 

      May, Kaitlyn (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Counseling, Educational Psychology and FoundationsJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of EducationHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-04-05)
      With the rapid expansion of media use by children and adults, media multitasking (engaging in more than one media activity at a time) has rapidly become a lifestyle for American youth (Roberts, Foehr, & Rideout, 2005). The ...
    • The in vitro effects of glucosamine on equine and canine platelet aggregation and thromboxane synthesis 

      Rands, Gabrielle (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Veterinary MedicineHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-05)
      Citrated blood samples were collected via jugular venipuncture and used to create platelet-rich plasma (PRP). PRP samples were incubated for 5 minutes with four concentrations of glucosamine: 0 µ/ml (control), 10 µ/ml, and ...
    • Factors impacting retention among African American students at Mississippi State University 

      Johnson, Ariel (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-05)
      African American retention is low at the college level, especially at Predominantly White Institutions. Factors such as resources, support systems, aggressions, and racism impact African American enrollment and graduation. ...
    • Decoding the contents of working memory using EEG provides evidence for the sensory recruitment hypothesis 

      Bruning, Allison L. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-05)
      Recent fMRI studies have shown that the contents of visual working memory can be decoded from early visual areas, including V1. This result has been interpreted as support for the sensory recruitment hypothesis: the idea ...
    • The impact social withdrawal in depression has on social functioning 

      Allred, Clayton H. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-05-01)
      Depression is a major health concern worldwide, particularly through its impact on individuals' level of functioning. However, noticeably absent from the study of depression and social functioning is an examination of ...
    • Reducing social demands in child eyewitness memory using robot interviewers 

      Buchanan, A. Zachary (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017-05-01)
      A recent study showed that children's memory for a witnessed event was not impaired when misleading post-event information was presented by a robot interviewer. However, their memory was impaired when the misleading ...