|Present||Emerita Senior Professor of Psychology, Cedarville University|
Honors and Awards
- COVE Award for Outstanding Support for Students with Disabilities, Cedarville University - 2007
- Faculty Scholar of the Year Award, Cedarville University - 2001
- Outstanding Service Award, Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association - 1995
- Faculty Computer Technology Award, Cedarville University - 1994
- Faculty Scholar of the Year Award, Cedarville University - 2014
- Research Methods
- Statistical Reasoning in Education
Refereed Journal Articles (19)
Effects of Listening to Heavy Metal Music on College Women: A Pilot Study College Student Journal (2008)
College students are typically very identified with popular music and spend many hours listening to their music of preference. To investigate the effects of heavy metal music, we compared the responses of 18 female undergraduate ...
Beliefs Versus Actions: Assessing Abortion Views and Behaviors at Two Colleges Social Behavior and Personality (2007)
The study assesses discrepancies between people’s beliefs and behaviors with regard to abortion. Participants in this research were two college student populations who have strong, but opposite views, about abortion. Both groups were surveyed regarding ...
Correlations Among Symptoms of ADHD and Peer Relationships, Academic Performance, and Self-image Professional Issues in Counseling Journal (2007)
The present study examined relationships between symptoms of ADHD, peer relations, academic performance, and self-image among university-level students. Eighty-three students at a private, Midwestern, comprehensive university participated in the study. None indicated that they had ...
Holding Up Half of the Sky? Attitudes Toward Women as Managers in the People’s Republic of China International Journal of Human Resource Management (2007)
China has become a popular host country for multinational corporations since joining the World Trade Organization in 2001. However, there is a general lack of understanding of the Chinese culture and lack of empirical study ...
Generational Perspectives on Interracial Relationships: A Comparison of Parent and Child Views National Social Science Journal (2007)
Forty-six students and their respective parents participated in a study to consider generational differences in opinions concerning interracial relationships. Comparisons between parents' reported approvals of their children verses their children's opinions of their respective parents' ...
A Comparison of Parent and Teacher Ratings of Children's Behaviors Educational Research Quarterly (2005)
Previous studies have compared the accuracy of parent, teacher, and clinician ratings of children behavior, especially in diagnostic analysis. However, many have questioned the validity of the tests and the value of each rater. While ...
Learned Helplessness: The Effect of Failure on Test-Taking Education (2004)
This study examined learned helplessness and its effect on test taking. Students were given one of two tests; the first began with extremely difficult questions and the other started with easy questions. We hypothesized that ...
The Dimensionality of Coping Among Chinese Health Care Workers Journal of Social Psychology (2000)
The transactional model defines coping as a process that changes on the basis of the context of an environmental encounter. An instrument used to investigate coping in diverse person-environment interactions is the Ways of Coping ...
Personality Adjustment in College Students with a Parent Perceived as Alcoholic or Nonalcoholic Journal of Counseling & Development (1995)
Adjustment of 547 college students was examined by the variables of alcoholic parentage and participant gender Results from a multivariate analysis of variance, using the Diagnostic Inventory of Personality and Symptoms, indicated significant main effects ...