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Why are people liberal? : a motivated social cognition perspective
(Brock University, 2008-05-28)
The present dissertation examined why people adopt or endorse certain political ideologies (i.e., liberal or conservative). According to a motivated social cognition perspective (Jost, Glaser, Kruglanski, & Sulloway, ...
Autonomic and electrocortical indices of performance monitoring and source memory discrimination in older and younger adults
(Brock University, 2009-05-28)
Reduced capacity for executive cognitive function and for the autonomic control of cardiac responsivity are both concomitants of the aging process. These may be linked through their mutual dependence on medial prefrontal ...
Investigating a dynamic modular framework for subjective well-being
(Brock University, 2009-01-28)
According to Diener (1984), the three primary components of subjective well-being (SWB) are high life satisfaction (LS), frequent positive affect (P A), and infrequent negative affect (NA). The present dissertation extends ...
A comprehensive examination of adolescent gambling
(Brock University, 2004-05-28)
The purposes of this study were: a) to examine the prevalence and consequences associated with adolescent gambling, b) to examine the factors which influence adolescent gambling,. c) to detennine what factors discriminate ...
An after-school literacy program : investigating the experiences of students with literacy difficulties, their volunteer tutors, and the tutors' transition into the teaching profession
(Brock University, 2005-05-28)
This research responds to a pervasive call for our educational institutions to provide students with literacy skills, and teachers with the instructional supports necessary to facilitate this skill acquisition. Questions ...