Jason D. Ferrell

Jason D. Ferrell
Northwestern Oklahoma State University | NWOSU · Department of Psychology

Ph.D. in Psychology

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An in-class computer-based system, that included daily online testing, was introduced to two large university classes. We examined subsequent improvements in academic performance and reductions in the achievement gaps between lower- and upper-middle class students in academic performance. Students (N = 901) brought laptop computers to classes and t...
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The Dark Triad traits (i.e., psychopathy, narcissism, & Machiavellianism) have become a popular topic in personality psychology and in the media and may have important evolutionary significance. To provide new insight into the Dark Triad traits, we present four studies (N = 2506) with two measures of the Dark Triad traits, in two volunteer, one mTu...
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It seems like such a simple question. There is good evidence that expressive writing methods bring about relatively long-term changes to physical health, mental health, and, yes, emotions. Unfortunately, the question implies that we know what we are talking about when we use the term “emotion.” The purpose of this paper is to challenge the ways sci...
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Do in-class discussion groups lead to improved learning for individual group members? Analyses of over 1600 students’ language samples from 4800+ online discussion groups revealed that markers of linguistic engagement were highly predictive of academic outcomes.
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A review of: Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences (2nd ed.) by David C. Geary.
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Mothers need education to make the best decisions for herself, her new baby, and her family. Research on pregnancy, delivery, and the postpartum period is important because it can provide knowledge to make those decisions. The purpose of the current study is to fill a gap in the literature regarding postpartum depression symptomology by controlling...
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Do in-class discussion groups lead to improved learning for individual group members? Analyses of over 1600 students’ language samples from 4800+ online discussion groups revealed that markers of linguistic engagement were highly predictive of academic outcomes.
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In response to recommendations to redefine statistical significance to P ≤ 0.005, we propose that researchers should transparently report and justify all choices they make when designing a study, including the alpha level.
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In response to recommendations to redefine statistical significance to P ≤ 0.005, we propose that researchers should transparently report and justify all choices they make when designing a study, including the alpha level.
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In response to recommendations to redefine statistical significance to p ≤ .005, we propose that researchers should transparently report and justify all choices they make when designing a study, including the alpha level.
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Is online education an effective and viable alternative to face-to-face education? The purpose of this dissertation was to evaluate the effectiveness of online education at The University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin). The dissertation focused on Synchronous Massive Online Courses (SMOCs) at The University of Texas at Austin since 2012. This disse...
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If you have to socially reject someone, will it help to apologize? Social rejection is a painful emotional experience for targets, yet research has been silent on recommendations for rejectors. Across three sets of studies, apologies increased hurt feelings and the need to express forgiveness but did not increase feelings of forgiveness. The invest...

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