• Assessment of transient negative affect in synesthesia 

    Gimmestad, Katherine Dawn (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-22)
    The purpose of this dissertation was to investigate how synesthesia may influence affect and sensorimotor gating in synesthetes. Synesthesia is the phenomenon in which a sensory experience triggers a conscious perception ...
  • Orthorexia nervosa: real construct or newest social trend? 

    McInerney-Ernst, Erin Michelle (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-07-25)
    Despite a plethora of anecdotal evidence, there are very few empirical studies on orthorexia nervosa, which has been described as an obsession with proper nutrition and the consumption of healthy food. Accordingly, the ...