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    • A Case Study of Mobile Hospitals in Tamil Nadu, India 

      Quist, Johanna (2005-01-01)
      When I set out on my Richter I intended to have a perfect understanding of the workings of a mobile hospital in Tamil Nadu, India. My goals in included but were not limited to: understanding the mobile hospital on all ...
    • Academic Correlates of Peer Crowd Affiliation in Adolescence 

      Frolich, Molly (2008-01-01)
      This study sought to explore the relationship between students? crowd labels and their socio-emotional adjustment and academic performance.Participants were 374 seventh grade students (197 boys, 177 girls, M = 12.52 years, ...
    • Academic Correlates of Peer Crowd Affiliation in Adolescence 

      Frolich, Molly (2007-01-01)
      This study sought to explore the relationship between students? crowd labels and their socio-emotional adjustment and academic performance. Participants were 374 seventh grade students (197 boys, 177 girls, M = 12.52 years, ...
    • Activity-Based Anorexia and Ethanol Intake Among LoS and HiS Rats 

      Cousins, Laura (2008-01-01)
      ?Drunkorexia? links eating disorders with alcohol abuse (Kershaw, 2008). Alcohol intake alleviates stress produced by diet restriction, and these disorders often occur among individuals with anxiety and high emotionality ...
    • Activity-Based Anorexia in Rats and Diet Composition. 

      Arnal, Jill (1999-01-01)
      When rats are given access to a running wheel and put on a restricted diet, they run excessively and decrease their food intake. This pattern is known as activity-based anorexia (ABA). Diet composition has also been linked ...
    • Adolescent Crowd Affiliation 

      Wax, Amy (2009-01-01)
      Two methods for identifying crowd-affiliation in adolescence were compared using a predominately Latino sample of 285 eighth-grade students. The two methods were: (1) one-on-one interviews of crowd leaders using Brown?s ...
    • Adolescents' Feelings of Loneliness in Different School Contexts 

      Damaskou, Natassa; Holford, Katie; Perry, Jaime; Ruiz, Marie; Zebuda, Craig (1998-01-01)
      Ninth-grade students (N = 381) completed a newly designed measure which assessed loneliness in four school contexts: classes, where they spend time between classes, lunchtime, and physical education. Students also indicated ...
    • Adolescents' Feelings of Loneliness in Different School Contexts 

      Damaskou, Natassa; Holford, Katie; Perry, Jaime; Ruiz, Marie; Zebuda, Craig (1998-01-01)
      Ninth-grade students (N = 381) completed a newly designed measure which assessed loneliness in four school contexts: classes, where they spend time between classes, lunchtime, and physical education. Students also indicated ...
    • Adolescents' self-perception of friendship 

      Huynh, Helen (2005-01-01)
      The following study was designed to explore whether liking, disliking, popularity and unpopularity with peers are significantly and uniquely associated with accuracy in perceiving friendship. The participants were 418 ...
    • African-American Nomenclature: What we call ourselves and why? 

      Watson, Kenjus T. (2005-01-01)
      Strong, positive racial identification and group status have been linked to psychological health (Tajfel & Turner, 1986). Racial labels significantly influence the social connotations associated with the groups described. ...
    • All in Your Head? Exploring Pain Relief of Endogenous Opiate Activation in Rat Models 

      Ho-Shue, Jordanne (2011-01-01)
      Animals have the fascinating ability to play a key role in their own physiological responses, whether consciously or subconsciously. The body's response to and production of opiates are of particular interest, as a more ...
    • An Investigation of Women's Roles in Samoa. 

      Morgan, Elizabeth (2000-01-01)
      Past research by Nancy Chodorow (1978) and Margaret Mead (1939) has suggested that institutions, especially the family in rural agrarian societies, influence women's acceptance to roles in society both through modeling and ...
    • Anxiety During Alcohol Withdrawal in Rats: An Adenosine Hypothesis 

      Chen, Vincent (2003-01-01)
      Alcohol and caffeine are the two most widely used drugs in the world. Adenosine blocking chemicals, such as caffeine and theophylline, reduce anxiety during ethanol withdrawal (Gatch et al., 1999; Kovacs et al., 2002). ...
    • Anxiogenic Effects of Stress on Motor Control 

      Chambers, Christina (2002-01-01)
      For many animals, stress is an inevitable part of life caused by such situations as social interactions, pursuit by a predator, and (for humans at least) rush-hour traffic. The effects of these stressors may be manifested ...
    • Assessing the Stability and Generality of Ontological Confusions 

      Richardson, Lee (2010-01-01)
      Ontology is the study of how people classify entities in the world. People use ontological categories to attribute properties to the entities subsumed by those categories (Slotta et al., 1995). For instance, entities like ...
    • Attitudes Toward Acquaintance Rape: The Impact of Social Context & Feminist Consciousness 

      Rosenthal, Marina (2010-01-01)
      This study examined relationships between a non-linear measure of feminism, the Feminist Identity Development Scale (FIDS), and responses to two rape vignettes one depicting a clear rape scenario and the other an ambiguous ...
    • Babies and Blunders: How Socialized Medicine Affects Maternity and Emergency Care in Sweden Anne Davis and Jeremiah Ray 

      Davis, Anne; Ray, Jeremiah (2004-01-01)
      As America moves into an election year, the question of how to provide health care to our nation has become a major issue. Caring for the poor, developing medical technology and controlling malpractice insurance costs only ...
    • Binaries and Borderlands 

      Baca, Michelle P. (1999-01-01)
      Chicanos, people of Mexican descent (PMD) living in the U.S., are often described as cultural hybrids. Chicana essayist, Gloria Anzaldua, locates and conceptualizes the Chicano experience using a borderland metaphor. My ...
    • Classical Conditioning Blocking with Biologically Prepared Stimuli 

      Lockwood, Kimberly (2011-01-01)
      This project combines two areas of interest in the study of classical conditioning. The first of these is blocking, or the finding that when a compound of two conditioned stimuli, CS1+CS2, is presented paired with an ...
    • Communication Across a Conceptual Divide: Effects of Collaboration on Evolutionary Reasoning 

      Levin, Jai (2012-07-01)
      Teaching students the theory of evolution by natural selection has become a fundamental goal of science education. Nevertheless, students often construct an intuitive understanding of evolution that impedes their ability ...