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Nothing to fear? Neural systems supporting avoidance behavior in healthy youths

Nothing to fear? Neural systems supporting avoidance behavior in healthy youths

Date: August 15, 2010
Creator: Schlund, Michael W.; Siegle, Greg J.; Ladouceur, Cecile D.; Silk, Jennifer S.; Cataldo, Michael F.; Forbes, Erika E. et al.
Description: Article discussing neural systems supporting avoidance behavior in healthy youths. The author's investigation examined brain activation patterns to threatening cues that prompted avoidance in healthy youths.
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Amygdala involvement in human avoidance, escape and approach behavior

Amygdala involvement in human avoidance, escape and approach behavior

Date: November 1, 2010
Creator: Schlund, Michael W. & Cataldo, Michael F.
Description: Article on amygdala involvement in human avoidance, escape and approach behavior. The authors examine amygdala reactivity to threatening cues when avoidance responding consistently prevented contact with an upcoming aversive event (money loss).
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Behavioral Measures of Play

Behavioral Measures of Play

Date: 2008
Creator: Guðmundsdóttir, Kristín & Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla
Description: The purpose of this article is to review the importance of play in a young child's life and to discuss the importance of measuring play when designing interventions for children with autism. Furthermore, this paper will present an example of a consistent and reliable observation system that assesses the complexity and variety of play on children with autism and with typically developing children.
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[Review] Habits of the Heartland: Small-Town Life in Modern America

[Review] Habits of the Heartland: Small-Town Life in Modern America

Date: January 2011
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel
Description: Book review of "Habits of the Heartland: Small-Town Life in Modern America," by Lyn C. MacGregor and published in 2010. Based on Lyn C. MacGregor's dissertation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Habits of the Heartland is an ethnographic study of Viroqua, a small town approximately 4,000 residents in southwestern Wisconsin.
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Inter-organizational digital divide: Civic groups' media strategies in the Trinity River Corridor Project

Inter-organizational digital divide: Civic groups' media strategies in the Trinity River Corridor Project

Date: November 7, 2011
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel & Schuett, Jessica Lynn
Description: Article on inter-organizational digital divides and civic groups' media strategies in the Trinity River Corridor Project.
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Public Libraries and Democratization in Three Developing Countries: Exploring the Role of Social Capital

Public Libraries and Democratization in Three Developing Countries: Exploring the Role of Social Capital

Date: March 2012
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel; Webb, Sarah M.; Poulin, Michelle; Parajuli, Ramesh; Fleming, Peter; Batra, Shika et al.
Description: This article explores the role of social capital. The authors develop a theoretical framework intended to facilitate systematic investigation of the contributions public libraries may make to democratization.
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Malnutrition And Food Aid Programs: A Case Study From Guatemala

Malnutrition And Food Aid Programs: A Case Study From Guatemala

Date: May 1982
Creator: Rodeheaver, Daniel Gilbert, 1954-; Bates, Frederick L. & Murphy, Arthur D.
Description: This report is on a case study from Guatemala on malnutrition and food aid programs. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of food aid and/or food aid programs on the nutritional status of its recipients in two regions of Guatemala. From this investigation, empirically-based programmatic statements as to the role of food aid and its impact on human society will be presented.
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Generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression

Generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression

Date: February 9, 2012
Creator: Schlund, Michael W.; Verduzco, Guillermo; Cataldo, Michael F. & Hoehn-Saric, Rudolf
Description: This article explores how generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression. The authors' findings highlight frontal and limbic hypoactivation in patients with depression and comorbid anxiety and indicate that anxiety level may modulate frontal and limbic activation depending upon the emotional context.
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Nurse Aide Decision Making in Nursing Homes: Factors Affecting Empowerment

Nurse Aide Decision Making in Nursing Homes: Factors Affecting Empowerment

Date: March 27, 2013
Creator: Chaudhuri, Tanni & Yeatts, Dale E., 1952-
Description: Article on nurse aide decision making in nursing homes and the factors affecting empowerment.
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Social Capital and Self-Rated Health among Older Adults in China: A Multilevel Analysis

Social Capital and Self-Rated Health among Older Adults in China: A Multilevel Analysis

Date: October 7, 2013
Creator: Shen, Yuying; Yeatts, Dale E., 1952-; Cai, Tianji; Yang, Philip Q. & Cready, Cynthia M.
Description: Article on social capital and self-rated health among middle-aged and older adults in China.
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