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!! PREDICTING COLLEGE STUDENTS? POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY ATTRIBUTES WITH DIMENSIONS OF EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School at Middle Tennessee State University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts In School Psychology Murfreesboro, TN December 2013 Thesis Committee Members: Dr Seth Marshall, chair Dr Jim Rust Dr Monica Wallace ii!!! I dedicate this research to my two little munchkins, Cole and Owen Never stop working hard and chasing your dreams iii!!! ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate how, and to what extent, dimensions of executive functioning (EF) predicted college students? positive psychology attributes, namely grit, optimism, positive affect, and life satisfaction Seventynine participants were administered a selfreport EF measure, the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive FunctionAdult Version (Gioia, Isquith, Guy, & Kenworthy, 2000), which assesses EF behavior regulation and metacognitive skills In addition, four selfreport positive psychology surveys were completed by each participant Results indicated that EF behavior regulation and metacognitive skills successfully predicted grit and optimism In addition, EF metacognitive skills predicted positive affect and life satisfaction In general, findings extend previous EF and positive psychology research by investigating dimensions of EF that appear to contribute to life wellbeing factors iv!!! TABLE OF CONTENTS Page CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1 Executive Functioning 1 EF and the Brain 2 EF Deficits 3 EF Variables 5 Positive Psychology 8 Positive Psychology Variables 13 EF and Positive Psychology 20 Hypothesis 21 CHAPTER TWO: METHODOLOGY 24 Research Approval 24 Participants 24 Procedure 24 Measures 25 Measures of EF

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