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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.

Bhopal Chemical Disaster

Description: Encyclopedia article describing the devastating effects of a chemical disaster that took place in Bhopal, India in 1984. The author describes the effects of the chemical disaster and the events that followed.
Date: 2011
Creator: Gupta, Kailash

Bollywood and Beyond: Hinduism Changing the World

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.
Date: June 28, 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj

The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

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.
Date: May 12, 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj

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.

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

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

Irony and the 'yoga wars'

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.
Date: December 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj

Jainism, Dharma, and Environmental Ethics

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

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

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.