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The role of learning and growth hormone-releasing factor in the control of protein intake in rats /
(Brock University, 2002-09-23)
Both learning and basic biological mechanisms have been shown to play a role in the control of protein int^e. It has previously been shown that rats can adapt their dietary selection patterns successfully in the face of ...
The role of daytime napping in sleepiness and cognitive function in 24-70 year olds /
(Brock University, 2004-07-14)
Daytime napping improves well-being and performance for young adults. The benefits of napping in older adults should be investigated because they have fragmented nocturnal sleep, cognitive declines, and more opportunity ...
Living between two cultures : personality and adaptation in Chinese immigrant youth /
(Brock University, 2009-02-16)
The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between shyness and acculturation modes of Chinese immigrant youth in Canada and whether shyness moderates the relationship between acculturation and adaptation. ...
Predictors of prejudice perceptions and the role of group identification in international students
(Brock University, 2009-01-28)
The purpose of the present study was first to determine what influences international students' perceptions of prejudice, and secondly to examine how perceptions of prejudice would affect international students' group ...
An investigation of individual differences in diffusion of attention and the attentional blink
(Brock University, 2010-03-09)
The role of the dopaminergic system in the production of ultrasonic calls in adult rats /
(Brock University, 2000-07-14)
Ultrasonic vocalizations (USV) are emitted by rats in a number of social situations such as aggressive encounters, during sexual behavior, and during play in young rats, situations which are predominantly associated with ...
The Relationship Between Youth Risk-Taking Behaviour and Activity Engagement
Youth have been found to engage in various risk-taking behaviours at higher rates than any other age group. However, there is a lack of research on the division between adaptive and maladaptive risk behaviours among ...
Age-related changes in ERPs associated with context-based and response-based interference
(Brock University, 2005-11-04)
Age-related differences in information processing have often been explained through deficits in older adults' ability to ignore irrelevant stimuli and suppress inappropriate responses through inhibitory control processes. ...
Predictors of academic achievement and social competence in adolescence : facilitation, inhibition and general cognitive processing /
(Brock University, 1998-05-21)
The relevance of attentional measures to cognitive and social adaptive behaviour was examined in an adolescent sample. Unlike previous research, the influence of both inhibitory and facilitory aspects of attention were ...
Explorations and comparisons of actual, ideal, and ought forgiveness definitions : a Q-methodological study /
(Brock University, 2006-05-19)
Numerous definitions of forgiveness have been proposed in the literature (e.g.. North, 1987; Enright, Freedman & Rique, 1998), most ofwhich are based on religious or philosophical notions, rather than on empirical evidence. ...