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The Poor Performance of a Worker Can Impact the Whole Workplace
The reasons which workers come up with to explain the poor performance of a colleague can have a strong impact on how these workers interact with that colleague.
An Immigrant's Country of Origin Has a Small Effect on What He or She Earns in Canada
The cultural and economic conditions of the country from which an immigrant originates have a small impact on what he or she earns in Canada. Canada remains a good destination for immigrants.
Language Use Affects How Much an Immigrant Earns
Recent immigrants tend to have good educations. However, their language use and the amount of time that they have spent in Canada can have an impact on their earnings.
Graduate Students Who Hold Themselves to High Standards Are More Prone to Depression Than Others
Academic perfectionists are more prone to major depression than others. Self-critical and 'needy' personality types are at risk for experiencing recurring bouts of major depression.
Bank Mergers May Have Negative Effects on Customers
Bank mergers can benefit shareholders but can have negative effects on customers. The structure of loan syndicates needs to be well controlled to avoid risk in the banking system. Banks are currently pricing loan risk effectively.
D.R.P.I. Promotes and Protects the Rights of People with Disabilities Through Monitoring
D.R.P.I. is working to protect and promote the rights of people with disabilities through monitoring.
The Effectiveness of Community-Based CBT for Childhood Anxiety
Community mental health centres are often the first place that children and parents seek treatment and thus it is critical that these centres be offering the most effective treatment to their clients. The results of this ...
CBT May Help Children Cope with Anxiety at School and in Social Settings
CBT, when delivered in groups, may help anxious children function better in social settings and the classroom, but the changes may be too small to be captured by questionnaires.
What Are the Consumer Preferences of Chinese Immigrants in Toronto?
Chinese immigrants in Toronto prefer to shop in Chinese stores.
Understanding the psychosocial profile of women with fibromyalgia syndrome
(Pain and Research Management, 2009)
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a disease with a complex etiology characterized by symptoms of widespread pain and fatigue. FMS is more common in women. Both depression and anxiety have been found to be independently associated ...
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How to Prevent Homelessness When a Bed Is a Home?
While shared-housing programs are a useful strategy for keeping many people from becoming homeless, others need more independent housing in order to climb out of poverty. There is an urgent need for more self-contained ...
Beating Homelessness Is About More Than Just Getting Housing
While getting housing is central to solving homelessness, there needs to be an overall improvement in healthcare, education, and social assistance for the poor.
Multilinguals' language choice for mental calculation
(Mouton Publishers, 2007)
The present study investigates self-reported language choice for mental calculations among 1,454 adult multilinguals from a variety of linguistic, social and ethnic backgrounds. As mental calculation is a complex ...
The role of transfer in language variation and change: Evidence from contact varieties of French
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2005)
In this Special Issue, the focus is on contact-induced language variation and change in situations of societal bilingualism that involve long-term contact between French and another language. As is well known, when two or ...
Maîtriser la norme sociolinguistique en interlangue française : le cas de l'omission variable de 'ne'
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2002)
L'acquisition de la norme sociolinguistique française pose des problèmes considérables aux locuteurs non-natifs. L'analyse de la variation dans l'omission du ne dans un corpus d'interlangue avancée de 27 apprenants ...
The L2 acquisition of a phonological variable: the case of /l/deletion in French
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2006)
This article is situated within the recent strand of SLA research which applies variationist sociolinguistic methods to the study of the acquisition of sociolinguistic variation by the L2 speaker. Whilst that research ...