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Weinstein, Lawrence; Alexander, Ralph – College Student Journal, 2010
Twenty-two Siamese and 32 mixed breed cats' personalities were rated by their respective college student owners and compared. Further, the owners' self rated personality traits were correlated with the pets'; significant Siamese and Mixed differences and correlations were obtained. These are the first data to examine breed of cat on a personality…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, College Students, Animals, Comparative Analysis
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Powers, Justina; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2010
A revised version of the Quality Marriage Index (QMI) was used to examine demographic correlates of marital satisfaction. We administered the revised QMI to a sample of college students and found a significant positive correlation between age and relationship satisfaction. We suggest that this increase in relationship satisfaction could be due to…
Descriptors: College Students, Predictor Variables, Marital Satisfaction, Scores
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2010
From adolescence, data show that males outperform females on math tests and tests of math reasoning. These tests are usually age appropriate (i.e., SAT-M and the ACT). The current data with college students and a simple test of arithmetic ability show that males still score higher than females (N = 235) even when performance is measured using a…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Mathematics Tests, Grade 3
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio; Alexander, Ralph; Stewart, Megan – College Student Journal, 2009
The current study is an extension of a previous investigation dealing with teacher greetings to students. The present investigation used teacher greetings with college students and academic performance (test scores). We report data using university students and in-class test performance. Students in introductory psychology who received teachers'…
Descriptors: College Students, Psychology, Teacher Student Relationship, Scores
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2009
The following study was performed to determine if general life satisfaction is negatively correlated with college student stress. We administered the satisfaction with life scale (Diener et al., 1985), college student stress scale (Feldt, 2008) and a brief demographics survey to a sample of college students at a regional southwestern university in…
Descriptors: College Students, Life Satisfaction, Measures (Individuals), Correlation
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio V.; Peterson, Scott A. – College Student Journal, 2009
The present study determined if the ideal man has changed over the years and who and what the ideal woman is. We asked students at Cameron University to rate the importance of character traits that define the ideal man and woman. Subjects also provided examples of famous people exemplifying the ideal, good, average, and inferior man and woman. We…
Descriptors: Females, Males, Student Attitudes, College Students
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2009
Undergraduate and graduate students at Cameron University (N = 158) were given the D'Amore Test of Elementary Arithmetic to test whether or not experience in college mathematics courses might be associated with a relative increase in arithmetic performance compared to those students who had not taken college mathematics courses. We found that only…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, College Mathematics, Arithmetic
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Geiger, John F.; Weinstein, Lawrence – College Student Journal, 2008
The legal concept of insanity has had many definitions throughout the years, and the precise definition used is critical in determining the status of a person in the legal system. Past research has demonstrated that different professions working in the legal system cannot agree on the definition of insanity (Weinstein & Geiger, 2003). However,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychometrics, Definitions, Schizophrenia
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Geiger, John F.; Weinstein, Lawrence; Jones, Christopher S. – College Student Journal, 2004
Two hundred fifty-eight traditional (age less than 25) and nontraditional students (age greater than 25) in the Upper Midwestern United States and the Southwestern United States completed the Purpose in Life inventory (PIL). Students were grouped by major into 9 different classifications to see if major affected purpose in life, in a replication…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Nontraditional Students, College Students, Self Efficacy