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Effective transition planning should address common stressors for college students with Asperger Syndrome (AS), such as social relationships and activities, academics and independence (Glennon 2001 ). Personality assessment can be used to identify and integrate student's personality strengths in academic and/or career transition planning. The research objective... READ MORE
Knowing what is where is an essential and complex component of human perception. This ability refers to the concept of Situation Awareness (SA). The underlying mechanisms for this ability show parallels to the tracking of a set of identical objects moving on a screen,... READ MORE
According to a recent article published in the New York Times, although the United States is successful in enrolling students in colleges and universities, only half graduate with bachelor's degrees. Among wealthy countries, Italy is the only country with a larger dropout rate (Leonhardt, 2009). The... READ MORE
Risk factors and protective factors influence an individual's resilience. For this study archival data collected from Rochester Institute of Technology college students were used. Specifically the participants' responses on the 16PF- Adolescent Personality Questionnaire (APQ) Life Difficulties Scale (LDS) were analyzed. After reconfiguring the Life... READ MORE