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Futuro sin Pobreza: Future without Poverty

Futuro sin Pobreza: Future without Poverty

Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Ingman, Stanley R.
Description: Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses the initiatives and groups working to reduce global poverty.
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Bishnoi: An Eco-Theological "New Religious Movement" In The Indian Desert

Bishnoi: An Eco-Theological "New Religious Movement" In The Indian Desert

Date: August 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: Article discussing research on the Bishnois and an eco-theological "new religious movement" in the indian desert.
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Bollywood and Beyond: Hinduism Changing the World

Bollywood and Beyond: Hinduism Changing the World

Date: June 28, 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: Article discussing research on the ideals of Hinduism, such as pluralism, dharma, ritam, and nonviolence holding important lessons for the future of Hinduism in particular and for humanity in general.
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The Cosmic Dance of Obama-Raja on Newsweek

The Cosmic Dance of Obama-Raja on Newsweek

Date: November 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: Article discussing an image that appears on the front cover of Newsweek magazine depicting President Barack Obama.
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The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

Date: May 12, 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: This article discusses environmentalism and ways in which dharmic methods can help save the planet. While most Americans are familiar with the terms such as "yoga" and "Bollywood," Indian perspectives toward the ecology seem to be largely unknown.
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The Hindu Method to Save the Planet

The Hindu Method to Save the Planet

Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: This paper discusses the Hindu religion and elements of ecology that relate to this religion. It describes some of the principles of Mahatma Gandhi and describes how these are important spiritually and ecologically.
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Irony and the 'yoga wars'

Irony and the 'yoga wars'

Date: December 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: Article discussing the debated topic of whether yoga is a Hindu or Secular practice and the potential causes and impacts of how and why this subject is being debated.
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Jainism, Dharma, and Environmental Ethics

Jainism, Dharma, and Environmental Ethics

Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: Article discussing the absence of a formal category of environmental ethics in Jainism and Jainism's historical relationship to environmental ethics.
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Reinterpreting Yajña as Vedic Sacrifice

Reinterpreting Yajña as Vedic Sacrifice

Date: 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: In this article, the author endeavors to problematize the term "sacrifice," which is often used to translate the word yajna in Indological writings.
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Renunciation and Non-Renunciation in Indian Films

Renunciation and Non-Renunciation in Indian Films

Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: Article discussing the renunciation and non-renunciation in Indian films. The author reviews several films to analyze the portrayal of ascetics and householders.
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[Review] Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism

[Review] Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism

Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: This article reviews the book "Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism," by Emma Tomalin, a book about religion and ecology.
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[Review] Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition

[Review] Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition

Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: This article reviews the book "Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition," by Bhaskar Sarkar. The book examines the political truncation of India at the end of British colonial rule in 1947.
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Swadhyaya's Dharmic Ecology

Swadhyaya's Dharmic Ecology

Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: Article discussing an essay by the author titled "Dharmic Ecology: Perspectives from the Swadhyaya Practitioners," discussing the Swadhyayis and their Vrksamandiras, or tree-temples, and dharmic ecology.
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Ten Key Hindu Environmental Teachings

Ten Key Hindu Environmental Teachings

Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: This article discusses diverse theologies in Hinduism and describes ten important Hindu teachings on the environment.
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HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa

HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa

Date: December 1, 2011
Creator: Moore, Ami R.
Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on HIV/AIDS. This presentation discusses HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Disclosure of Children's Positive Serostatus to Family and Nonfamily Members: Informal Caregivers in Togo, West Africa

Disclosure of Children's Positive Serostatus to Family and Nonfamily Members: Informal Caregivers in Togo, West Africa

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Moore, Ami R. & Williamson, David Allen
Description: Article on the disclosure of children's positive serostatus to family and nonfamily members.
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Electoral Decentralization in Ghana: What do Ghana's Local Governments Really Need for Economic Development?

Electoral Decentralization in Ghana: What do Ghana's Local Governments Really Need for Economic Development?

Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Nukpezah, Julius A. & Bediako, William Asare
Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses electoral decentralization in Ghana and what Ghana's local governments really need for economic development.
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Teaching and Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism: "Necessity is the Mother of Invention"

Teaching and Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism: "Necessity is the Mother of Invention"

Date: 2010
Creator: Roll-Pettersson, Lise, 1955-; Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla; Keenan, Mickey & Dillenburger, Karola
Description: Article discussing current thinking about adult education and blended learning technologies, as well as examples of emerging possibilities of multimedia technology in the development of teaching materials.
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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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Not so bad: avoidance and aversive discounting modulate threat appraisal in anterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex

Not so bad: avoidance and aversive discounting modulate threat appraisal in anterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex

Date: June 10, 2015
Creator: Schlund, Michael W.; Brewer, Adam T.; Richman, David M.; Magee, Sandy K. & Dymond, Simon
Description: This article describes an investigation in which 30 healthy adults underwent functional neuroimaging while completing an avoidance task in which responses to an Avoidable CS+ threat prevented delivery of an aversive stimulus, but not to an Unavoidable CS+ threat.
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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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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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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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Increased physical activity, physician recommendation, and senior center participation

Increased physical activity, physician recommendation, and senior center participation

Date: November 25, 2013
Creator: Swan, James H.; Turner, K. Whisnant (Keith Whisnant); Shashidhara, Shilpa & Sanders, David
Description: This article employs the Andersen Behavioral Model to explore increased physical activity and participation in three types of senior center activities: physical fitness, dance/aerobic classes, and chair exercises.
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