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Increased physical activity, physician recommendation, and senior center participation

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.
Date: November 25, 2013
Creator: Swan, James H.; Turner, K. Whisnant (Keith Whisnant); Shashidhara, Shilpa & Sanders, David
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

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

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.
Date: June 10, 2015
Creator: Schlund, Michael W.; Brewer, Adam T.; Richman, David M.; Magee, Sandy K. & Dymond, Simon
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Generalization of socially transmitted and instructed avoidance

Description: This article compares two pathways to avoidance--instructions and social observation--on subsequent generalization of avoidance behavior, fear expectancy and physiological arousal.
Date: June 18, 2015
Creator: Cameron, Gemma; Schlund, Michael W. & Dymond, Simon
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

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

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.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Nukpezah, Julius A. & Bediako, William Asare
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Futuro sin Pobreza: Future without Poverty

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.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Ingman, Stanley R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Africa: Sustainability, Poverty, Education

Description: Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses sustainability, poverty, and education in Africa.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Ingman, Stanley R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Down deep in the holler: chasing seeds and stories in southern Appalachia

Description: This article is the third in a series "Recollections, Reflections, and Revelations: Ethnobiologists and their First Time in the Field" and is a personal reflection by the researcher on his experience and involvement in kinship and friendship networks while conducting agrobiodiversity research in southern Appalachia, USA.
Date: September 27, 2013
Creator: Veteto, James R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

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

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

Generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression

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.
Date: February 9, 2012
Creator: Schlund, Michael W.; Verduzco, Guillermo; Cataldo, Michael F. & Hoehn-Saric, Rudolf
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

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

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.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel; Webb, Sarah M.; Poulin, Michelle; Parajuli, Ramesh; Fleming, Peter; Batra, Shika et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Amygdala involvement in human avoidance, escape and approach behavior

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).
Date: November 1, 2010
Creator: Schlund, Michael W. & Cataldo, Michael F.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

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

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.
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.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa

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.
Date: December 1, 2011
Creator: Moore, Ami R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service