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Irony and the 'yoga wars'

Irony and the 'yoga wars'

Date: December 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: This article discusses the debated topic of whether yoga is a Hindu or Secular practice. It discusses the word Hindu and and some misconceptions about Hinduism, the root of yoga, 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: This article discusses the absence of a formal category of environmental ethics in Jainism and explores Jainism's historical relationship to environmental ethics. It also compares Jainist perspectives on the consumption of natural resources with other lifestyles. From the few examples of Jain "environmentalism", this article also seeks to redefine the categories such as "religion" and "environmental ethics", especially as they are applied to the non-Western parts of the world such as the Jains in India.
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Loading the Problem Loader: The Effects of Target Training and Shaping on Trailer-Loading Behavior of Horses

Loading the Problem Loader: The Effects of Target Training and Shaping on Trailer-Loading Behavior of Horses

Date: 2001
Creator: Ferguson, Dawnery L. & Rosales-Ruiz, Jesus
Description: Article on the effects of target training and shaping on trailer-loading behavior of horses.
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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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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: This article discusses neural systems supporting avoidance behavior in healthy youths. Presently our understanding of the neural systems supporting human avoidance is largely based on nonhuman research. Establishing the generality of nonhuman findings to healthy children is a needed first step towards advancing developmental affective neuroscience research on avoidance in childhood anxiety. Accordingly, this investigation examined brain activation patterns to threatening cues that prompted avoidance in healthy youths.
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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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Occipitoparietal contributions to recognition memory: stimulus encoding prompted by verbal instructions and operant contingencies

Occipitoparietal contributions to recognition memory: stimulus encoding prompted by verbal instructions and operant contingencies

Date: August 21, 2007
Creator: Schlund, Michael W. & Cataldo, Michael F.
Description: This article discusses occipitoparietal contributions to recognition memory and stimulus encoding prompted by verbal instructions and operant contingencies.
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Older Poor Parents who Lost an Adult Child to AIDS in Togo, West Africa: A Qualitative Study

Older Poor Parents who Lost an Adult Child to AIDS in Togo, West Africa: A Qualitative Study

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Date: January 2007
Creator: Moore, Ami R.
Description: Article on a qualitative study exploring older poor parents who lost an adult child to AIDS in Togo, West Africa.
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The Perception of "Training Availbility" Among Certified Nurse Aides: Relationship to CNA Performance, Turnover, Attitudes, Burnout, and Empowerment

The Perception of "Training Availbility" Among Certified Nurse Aides: Relationship to CNA Performance, Turnover, Attitudes, Burnout, and Empowerment

Date: 2010
Creator: Yeatts, Dale E., 1952-; Cready, Cynthia M.; Swan, James H. & Shen, Yuying
Description: Article on the perception of "training availability" among certified nurse aides (CNAs) and the relationship to CNA performance, turnover, attitudes, burnout, and empowerment.
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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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