When the Bolsheviks came to power in Russia in 1917, party leaders under-stood well that a thorough social transformation lay between them and the full realization of long-term revolutionary objectives. The seizure of political authority and even a proposed redistribution of economic goods and services would not themselves create citizens...
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of a 3-month treadmill desk intervention in eliciting changes in physical activity and sedentary behavior among overweight/obese office workers.
METHODS: A randomized controlled trial was conducted among overweight/obese office workers (n=41; mean age = 40.1 ± 10.1 years) at a private workplace. Participants were randomly...
At first glance, Edgar Rice Burroughs's wildly popular romantic fantasy novel, Tarzan of the Apes (1912), and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's feminist science fiction-utopian novel, Herland (1915), with its dystopian companion, With Her in Ourland (1916), may appear to have little in common. Tarzan celebrates the human connection with wild nature...
The present study examined whether emotion perception requires central attentional resources. A dual-task paradigm was used to examine whether people can direct their attention to a face expressing a target emotion, even while they are still selecting a response to another task. Task-1 required an auditory discrimination while for Task-2,...
This simulation is a model for a tidal power-peaking plant that
can be used to determine the electrical peaking generation for a given
set of conditions.
The simulation internally contains a tide producing function
for a specific year, the hydraulic characteristics of the plant, and the
plant's machines' characteristics. The...
The purpose of this study was to ascertain the usefulness of
sensitivity training with wives of graduate students in decreasing
role tension resulting from the husband's participation in an advanced
degree-seeking program and to assess the effect of professional endeavor
of wives upon marital integration.
Three groups for comparison were...
The study of the question of why Shakespeare's Hamlet delays killing
Claudius in revenge for his father's murder is examined in light of the major
critical theories from neo-classical to modern scholarship. An expanded
treatment of the works of Fredson Bowers, Eleanor Prosser, Bertram Joseph,
and Roland Frye, is provided...
Over the past 10 years there has been much research
on various aspects of gender-role orientation.
Specifically, many studies have explored gender-role
orientation as a predictor of psychological adjustment.
Findings suggest that masculine and androgynous
individuals are high on psychological adjustment whereas,
feminine and undifferentiated individuals score lower on