Honors Senior Theses/Projects

Date of Award

6-1-2018

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Text; Image; StillImage

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Text

Department

Psychological Sciences

Faculty Advisor

Jaime Cloud; Joel Alexander

Language

eng

Abstract

Previous research regarding mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) indicates that even one mTBI can result in long-term cognitive deficits in memory, speed of processing, and attention. This study further investigated this research with the hypothesis that, after controlling for other influences of cognitive functioning, individuals with 2 or more mTBI would perform more poorly on a battery of cognitive tests than individuals with 0- 1 mTBI. It was further predicted that the effect of task difficulty on speed of processing would be influenced by the number of mTBI participants experienced...

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