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The Mind of the New Socialist Student in the Chinese Revolutionary Imagination, 1949-1958
Between 1949 and 1958, the nascent Peoples Republic of China witnessed a radical shift of knowledge about the human mind that transformed pedagogy. Against the Cold War and the changing Sino-Soviet relation, Chinese ...
Bilinguialism Gives Children Cognitive Advantage
Bilingual children perform better than monolingual children in tasks that demand executive control. They are able to focus better on a task, in the presence of distractions.
Humanasonics: Compositions Inspired by Anthropological Human Universals
Human universals are the commonalitiesthe onenessof mankind, and anthropology is charged with their study. Universals form a general, immutable foundational theory of humanity. The purpose of this thesis is to show how ...
Eating Disorders Are Experienced Differently According to Culture
Treatment and research must address difference in order to support racialized and ethnic women with eating disorders. For many, working on family relationships is essential. Family attitudes and actions impact the way many ...
Insight During Development, and its Structural Correlates
We investigate whether adolescents and adults differ in their use of common cognitive processes in solving insight problems. We also investigate whether performance on insight problems is associated with brain structure, ...
Attitudes Towards Children of Divorce Among European Canadian and South Asian Canadian Young Adults: The Role of Divorce Norms and Cultural Identification
Since the latter half of the 20th century, divorce has become relatively common in individualist cultures (e.g., European countries), while it is still rather uncommon in collectivist cultures (e.g., South Asian countries). ...
Patient Satisfaction with Cardiac Rehabilitation
Background: The objectives of this study were to: (1) describe patient satisfaction with cardiac rehabilitation (CR), (2) test the psychometric properties of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) in the ...
Audiovisual Integration in Adults: Using a Dynamic Task to Measure Differences in Temporal Binding Windows Across Stimuli
Being able to integrate information from multiple sensory modalities, such as hearing and sight, is essential for everyday functioning. The temporal binding window (TBW) refers to how out of synch these two modalities can ...
Cognitive Mechanisms of Wise Reasoning Across the Adult Lifespan
Investigations have begun to unpack the cognitive architecture of wisdom, yet, controversies remain, including disparate notions of the role of memory. There is no agreed upon definition of wisdom; however, there is consensus ...
Visual Scanning and Its Relationship to Facial Emotion Recognition in Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Objective: Mounting research evidences a relationship between decreased social integration and reduced facial emotion perception (FEP) after traumatic brain injury (TBI). A relationship between visual scanning and the ...
Revolutionizing Chinese Psychology in the Maoist Era
Modelling Aggressive or Risky Driving: The Effect of Cinematic Portrayals of Risky Driving
The purpose of the current research was to investigate the influence of motion pictures, depicting aggressive or risky driving, on subsequent driving behaviour. Both experimental and descriptive research approaches were ...
Discharge of Psychiatric Patients to Shelters Increases Homelessness
A comprehensive care plan for patients, including at least income support and assistance resettling in the community, will prevent homelessness.
Stereoscopic Surface Interpolation from Illusory Contours
Stereoscopic Kanizsa figures are an example of stereoscopic interpolation of an illusory surface. In such stimuli, luminance-defined disparity signals exist only along the edges of inducing elements, but observers reliably ...
Physical Activity Messages - What Do Youth with Disabilities Think
There is no known research examining the use of messages to motivate youth with disabilities (YWD) to engage in physical activity (PA). Guided by the SIABM, the purpose of the study was to examine the effectiveness of PA ...
People That Are Abused by Their Family Members Need Specialized Treatments to Cope with Their Trauma
People who have experienced abuse by a family member have a hard time confronting these experiences in the future. Effective therapy requires the patient to bring up their painful experiences and also recognize that it was ...
Attachment and Treatment Response for PTSD Patients
Attachment is an important factor to address with trauma patients. Using an inpatient, group therapy setting can enhance the impact of treatment, increase secure attachments with others, and reduce trauma symptoms.
Wilhelm Dilthey's Conceptualization of Mental Life: The Unity of Consciousness
Abstract This study is an examination of Wilhelm Diltheys conceptualization of mental life. An introduction recounting Diltheys intellectual background is provided, including a detailed literature review of texts that ...
The Influence Of Allocentric Cues on Transsaccadic Integration of Multiple Objects
This thesis explores the role of stable allocentric information on the integration of visual information across eye movements. In this series of studies, I tested transsaccadic integration of multiple objects each with ...
An Examining of Economic Stress and its Impact on Financial Risk-taking Through Perceptions of Control
The current project consists of two studies that explore the theoretical framework linking economic stress and financial risk-taking, with a focus on the importance of perceived control. Specifically, it was hypothesized ...