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The effects of awareness of the perturbation during motor adaptation on hand localization
(Public Library of Science, 2019)
Awareness of task demands is often used during rehabilitation and sports training by providing instructions which appears to accelerate learning and improve performance through explicit motor learning. However, the effects ...
Motor Learning Without Moving: Proprioceptive and Predictive Hand Localization After Passive Visuoproprioceptive Discrepancy Training
An accurate estimate of limb position is necessary for movement planning, before and after motor learning. Where we localize our unseen hand after a reach depends on felt hand position, or proprioception, but in studies ...
Praxis Mapping: A methodology for evaluating the political impacts of international projects
This report describes the participatory development of a process we have used to consider the political implications of a climate justice project we worked on together from 2010 to 2013, called Strengthening the role of ...
Women and water management in times of climate change: participatory and inclusive processes
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2013)
This paper focuses on community engagement, and particularly the inclusion of women, in water management as a response to climate change. Addressing water-related problems is central to climate change adaptation, and civil ...
Feminist Ecological Economics
(UNESCO and EOLSS Publishers, 2008)
Women, Equity and Participatory Water Management in Brazil
(International Feminist Journal of Politics, 2007-12)
Public participation in resource management is regarded as a central pillar of sustain- able development. Water management is a foremost example, and women globally are prime users and protectors of water. Yet the ...
Equitable, Ecological Degrowth: Feminist Contributions
This paper uses feminist ecological economics and ecofeminist methodologies and theory to contribute to Degrowth in theory and practice. These feminist contributions involve highlighting unpaid work and ecological services, ...
Strengthening the role of civil society in water sector governance towards climate change adaptation in African cities – Durban, Maputo, Nairobi
Water resources management is one of the most important climate change-related issues on international, national and urban public policy agendas. Income inequality in South Africa, Mozambique, and Kenya is among the largest ...
Regulating the fast-food landscape: Canadian news media representation of the Healthy Menu Choices Act
With the rapid rise of fast food consumption in Canada, Ontario was the first province to legislate menu labelling requirements via the enactment of the Healthy Menu Choice Act (HMCA). As the news media plays a significant ...
Considering the role of Murine double minute 2 in the cardiovascular system
The E3 ubiquitin ligase Murine double minute 2 (MDM2) is the main negative regulator of the tumor protein p53 (TP53). Extensive studies over more than two decades have confirmed MDM2 oncogenic role through mechanisms both ...
Re-establishing Justice as a Pillar of Ecological Economics Through Feminist
(Ecological Economics, 2018)
Ecological economics has long claimed distributive justice as a central tenet, yet discussions of equity and justice have received relatively little attention over the history of the field. While ecological economics has ...
Nucleus-specific linker histones Hho1 and Mlh1 form distinct protein interactions during growth, starvation and development in Tetrahymena thermophila
(Springer Nature, 2019)
Chromatin organization influences most aspects of gene expression regulation. The linker histone H1, along with the core histones, is a key component of eukaryotic chromatin. Despite its critical roles in chromatin structure ...
Influence of a neck compression collar on cerebrovascular and autonomic function in men and women
Objective Neck compression collars have been proposed to reduce injury to the brain caused by head impacts. Our objective was to test if compression of the carotid artery affected the baroreflex and influenced blood ...
Shrubs indirectly increase desert seedbanks through facilitation of the plant community
(Public Library of Science, 2019)
The mechanisms supporting positive ecological interactions are important. Foundation species can structure desert biodiversity by facilitating seedbanks of annual plants, but the direct and indirect mechanisms of shrub ...
International Synergies to Address Climate Change: Participatory Community Organizing in Toronto and the Baixada Fluminense, Brazil
(Common Ground Research Networks, 2012)
Pedagogies of resistance: community-based education for women’s participation in watershed management in São Paulo, Brazil
Informal and community-based education and organizing are fundamental to creating the conditions for equitable democratic participation by women and marginalized people. This paper overviews recent Brazilian initiatives ...
Public participation in watershed management:international practices for inclusiveness
This paper outlines a number of examples from around the world of participatory processes for watershed decision-making, and discusses how they work, why they are important, their social and ecological potential, and the ...
Diversity, local economies, and globalization’s limits
(Inanna Publication, 2002)
Climate justice, commons, and edgrowth
Economic inequality reduces the political space for addressing climate change, by producing fear-based populism. Only when the safety, social status, and livelihoods of all members of society are assured will voluntary, ...