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    • Out of Place: Stories 

      Parker III, Zane D.; Beckwith, Molly (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    • Decoding the contents of working memory using EEG provides evidence for the sensory recruitment hypothesis 

      Laudadio, Tony; Brungung, Allison (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      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 ...
    • Factors impacting retention among African American students at Mississippi State University 

      Fitchie, Theresa; 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)
      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. ...
    • "Make Margaret Atwood Fiction Again:" Burke's Perspective by Incongruity and the Shifting Image of the Handmaid 

      Brungung, Allison; Hydrick, Morgan (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of CommunicationDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale has been a source of inspiration and warning for readers since the 1980s. However, the novel itself never garnered the kind of attention Bruce Miller's Hulu adaptation has. In ...
    • Guidance Counselor Survey 

      Justice, Cheryl; Sherman-Morris, Kathleen; Hall, Kimberly (Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and FoundationsDepartment of GeosciencesCollege of Arts & SciencesCollege of EducationMSU-Meridian, 2015)
      This is a survey created to study guidance/career counselor opinions about the geosciences and other STEM fields, and the career counseling activities they use.
    • Impact of single amino acid mutations in the rhomboid protease Pcp1p on Pcp1p catalytic activity, cellular respiration, mitochondrial morphology, and mitochondrial DNA maintenance 

      Van Geel, Lien; Both, Andries Pieter (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant PathologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Pcp1p is a rhomboid protease in the inner mitochondrial membrane of S. cerevisiae that processes Mgm1p, a protein required for mitochondrial fusion. In this study, five previously generated pcp1 mutant strains were analyzed ...
    • The in vitro effects of glucosamine on equine and canine platelet aggregation and thromboxane synthesis 

      Williams, Ryan; Rands, Gabrielle (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biological SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      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 �g/ml (control), 10 �g/ml, ...
    • Determining the photometric capabilities of the CTIO 0.9-m telescope 

      Madsen, John K.; Clarke, Cameron (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Exoplanet detections are becoming more and more frequent as our ability to detect transits and Doppler shifted stellar spectra improves. Here, we report on eight observing nights at the SMARTS 0.9m telescope in Chile at ...
    • Phase Space Simulation of Relativistic Twisted Electron Mott Scattering 

      Kilgore, Jenna; Madsen, John K. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      The question of how the spin of the proton and neutron arise from the angular momentum of the constituent partons is very pressing in the study of nuclear structure. As of yet, there has been no experimental method able ...
    • Shakespeare's Own Metamorphosis: Transformations in the Reception of Ovid in Shakespearean Plays 

      Warren, Zachary J.; Van Geel, Lien (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Classical and Modern Languages and LiteraturesDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    • Suicidality and Depression of those Raised in Kincare 

      White, Sally J.; Fitchie, Theresa (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      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 Crisis of 1297:" Royal Prerogative, the Commonality, and the Limitations of the Crown 

      Hydrick, Morgan; Warren, Zachary J. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of HistoryJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 4/23/2018)
      Modern economic scholarship does not take into consideration institutional examinations of legal power, which affected the three estates: nobility, clergy, and the commons. Additionally, scholars have not studied a correlation ...
    • A FileMaker Pro database for use in the recording of Commingled and/or Fragmentary Human Remains 

      Osterholtz, Anna J. (FileMaker Pro 15Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesCollege of Arts and SciencesCobb Institute of Archaeology, 2018)
      Commingled and fragmentary remains are found in numerous contexts worldwide. These assemblages typically require large scale, long term study to fully extract and contextualize meaningful data. However, when uncovered in ...
    • The functional, adaptive role of transcribed microsatellites in common sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) - Supplementary material 

      Ranathunge, Chathurani (Department of Biological SciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 2018-02-08)
    • Love of the Law: The Ethical Christology of Southern Baptist Rhetoric and Language Concerning the LGBTQ Community 

      Molly Beckwith; Ward, Alexander James (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Philosophy and ReligionJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      The connection between society and a group is a complex and often tangled relationship. The division between the two can be blurred in many cases and therefore the movement of individuals within a particular group within ...
    • The Seventh Party System? Social Homophily and the Reemergence of Culturally-Based Political Coalitions 

      Kaylin Cheney; Laudadio, Tony (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Political Science and Public AdministrationJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      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 ...
    • Geothermal Energy Potential in Oktibbeha County: Is Mississippi Really Hot? 

      Cameron Clarke; Lindsey, Cary Ruth (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of GeosciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 8/1/2013)
      Geothermal energy is a clean, renewable, base load (always available) energy source. Advances in geothermal technology are making it possible to produce electricity at temperatures heretofore thought impossible. The last ...
    • Identifying blood biomarkers and physiological processes that distinguish humans with superior performance under psychological stress. 

      Cooksey, Amanda M.; Momen, Nausheen; Stocker, Russell; Burgess, Shane C. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Basic SciencesDepartment of Mathematics and StatisticsCollege of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Arts and Sciences, 12/18/2009)
      BACKGROUND: Attrition of students from aviation training is a serious financial and operational concern for the U.S. Navy. Each late stage navy aviator training failure costs the taxpayer over $1,000,000 and ultimately ...
    • Asymmetrical gene flow in a hybrid zone of Hawaiian Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae) species with contrasting mating systems. 

      Wallace, Lisa E.; Culley, Theresa M.; Weller, Stephen G.; Sakai, Ann K.; Kuenzi, Ashley; Roy, Tilottama; Wagner, Warren L.; Nepokroeff, Molly (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 9/19/2011)
      Asymmetrical gene flow, which has frequently been documented in naturally occurring hybrid zones, can result from various genetic and demographic factors. Understanding these factors is important for determining the ...
    • Quantitative field testing Rotylenchulus reniformis DNA from metagenomic samples isolated directly from soil. 

      Showmaker, Kurt; Lawrence, Gary W.; Lu, Shien; Balbalian, Clarissa; Klink, Vincent P. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant PathologyDepartment of Biological SciencesCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of Arts and SciencesBost Extension Center, 12/16/2011)
      A quantitative PCR procedure targeting the ?-tubulin gene determined the number of Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford & Oliveira 1940 in metagenomic DNA samples isolated from soil. Of note, this outcome was in the presence ...