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Queer and Trans Madness: Biomedical and Social Perspectives on Mental Distress
Queer and trans people have a particularly fraught relationship to the concept of ‘mental illness’ due to the longstanding and ongoing pathologizing of gender and sexual dissidence. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and trans ...
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 ...
Psychosocial well-being over the two years following cardiac rehabilitation initiation & association with heart-health behaviors
The objective of this research was to track psychosocial well-being over 2 years following cardiac rehabilitation (CR) initiation, and its' association with heart-health behaviors. Patients from 3 CR programs were approached ...
What Moves You? Raving at the Confluence of Musical Space, Headspace, Temporal Space, and Cultural Space
This study is an ethnographic investigation of rave and its culture, focusing on the motivational structures of individuals within the community. The aim of the study is to better understand the nature and form of raves ...
Does Identity Confusion Make People More Zealous and Hostile Toward Other Groups?
Identity confusion causes people to become more hostile and aggressive toward those who do not share their beliefs.
Reflecting on Emotions Helps Patients in Therapy
Accepting and reflecting on emotions has a positive effect on people who are in therapy.
Examining Intra-and Inter-Personal Emotion Regulation, Psychopathology, Well-Being, and Relationship Quality in Emerging Adulthood
Identifying components of emotion regulation (ER) that contribute to emerging adults (18-29 years) psychosocial outcomes is crucial to promoting their development. This study aimed to identify emerging adults intra- and ...
An Evaluation of Saliency and Its Limits
The field of computational saliency modelling has its origins in psychophysical studies of visual search and low-level attention, but over the years has heavily shifted focus to performance-based model development and ...
Understanding Social Support for Parents of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Parenting an individual with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is uniquely challenging and enhancing resources like social support is important for promoting well-being. Within the field of ASD, social support has generally ...
Pain Intensity Ratings are Altered by Prior Exposure to an Unrelated Numeric Anchor
Numeric anchoring occurs when exposure to a numeric quantity biases a persons subsequent judgment involving other quantities. This study aimed to determine whether exposure to a random numeric anchor influences how a ...
Revolutionary Subjectivity in the Thought of Karl Marx
This dissertation demonstrates several theses in relation to key components of Marxs philosophy that conventional interpretations either misrepresent or overlook. The chief thesis concerns his idea of revolutionary ...
Identification of Risk and Protective Factors: A Study of Major Depressive Disorder Among Indigenous Adults in Toronto
Background: Major depressive disorder (MDD) prevalence in Indigenous communities is higher than in the general population. Objective: To determine the risk and protective factors associated with MDD among Indigenous peoples ...
Effect of Mindfulness Bibliotherapy on Kinesiology Students
This project explores the perceived effect of mindfulness bibliotherapy and discuss the possible underlying reasons behind those effects on college students. We used audiobook version of Zen Mind Beginner's written by ...
Intergroup Biases in Person Perception: The Impact of Race and Expansive Poses on Perceived Trait Attributions and Evaluations of Professional and Interpersonal Success
A long history of research demonstrates that when perceiving others, information from bodily cues can inform our impressions, evaluations, and decisions. However, this work has largely focused on perceptions of White ...
Art and Pragmatism: James and Dewey on the Reconstructive Presuppositions of Experience
Dissertation by Matthew Crippen on the pragmatic construals by James and Dewey of how we experience works of art, supervised by EWC and defended in May of 2010, as submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies in partial ...
Hugo Münsterberg: a German Jew (?) in America
An historical account by Jan-Christopher Horak of Hugo Münsterberg's life and work in America – or, more exactly, upon the nature and consequences of being a German Jew at work within Harvard University during the first ...