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Exploring exploration : career identity development and temperment /
(Brock University, 2007-05-21)
Career identity exploration is a central component of the lives of undergraduate university students. Although students are encouraged to explore, it is unclear whether different methods of exploration are better suited ...
A naturalistic observation of the play behaviour of children with autism spectrum disorders /
(Brock University, 2001-07-14)
Cognitive and social levels of play engaged in by four-to-eight-year-old children with autism spectrum disorders were examined in naturalistic classroom settings. In addition, play at home was compared with play at school ...
Subjective Ambivalence and the Expression of Anti-Gay Bias
(Brock University, 2013-10-10)
Univalent attitudes toward gay people have been widely studied, but no research to date has examined ambivalent (i.e., torn, conflicted) attitudes toward gay people. However, the Justification-Suppression Model (JSM; ...
The Role of Orexin-A in Anxiety and the Emission of Ultrasonic Vocalizations in Rats
(Brock University, 2013-10-11)
Central administration of orexin-A has been shown to activate autonomic arousal in rats, reliably inducing anxiety-like behaviours in the open field. To date, there has yet to be a study investigating the role of orexin-A ...
Electrophysiological and behavioural correlates of facial identity and expression perception deficits following a closed head injury /
(Brock University, 2003-09-23)
A large variety of social signals, such as facial expression and body language, are conveyed in everyday interactions and an accurate perception and interpretation of these social cues is necessary in order for reciprocal ...
"I like my beer cold, my TV loud, and my homosexuals flaming!" : preference for stereotype consistency as a function of a person x situation interaction /
(Brock University, 2006-05-19)
The study centers on the power of Right-Wing Authoritarianism (RWA) and Social Dominance Orientation (SDO) as predictors of prejudice against stereotypical and nonstereotypical homosexuals under the threat of death and ...
Electrophysiological quantification of sleepiness and the sleep onset period in normal sleepers and narcoleptics
(Brock University, 1995-07-09)
Information processing in sleep-onset insomnia : a test of the neurocognitive model /
(Brock University, 2009-06-01)
The present thesis study is a systematic investigation of information processing at sleep onset, using auditory event-related potentials (ERPs) as a test of the neurocognitive model of insomnia. Insomnia is an extremely ...
ERP and cardiovascular correlates of source memory discrimination in older and younger adults /
(Brock University, 1997-05-21)
There is much evidence to support an age-related decline in source memory ability. However, the underlying mechanisms responsible for this decline are not well understood. The current study was carried out to determine ...
Psychopathic Traits and Endocrine Function as Predictors of Costly and Non-Costly Reactive Aggression
I investigated factors of psychopathy (fearless dominance, self-centered impulsivity) and hormones (testosterone, cortisol, estradiol) in predicting costly and non-costly reactive aggression. I hypothesized that whereas ...