Biotic and abiotic processes at continent-ocean interfaces cycle a disproportionate mass of carbon and nutrients relative to their global surface area, and microbial activity is a principal determinant of organic and inorganic matter flux in these transition zones. Most studies using modern high-throughput ‘omics techniques to link microorganisms with costal...
Red Light Ladies presents a perspective on prostitution in North America, within the context of the western mining frontier. A biographical profile of the frontier
prostitutor is presented, along with an archaeological model of settlement patterns and material culture. Settlement patterns and demographic changes in the prostitutor
population are hypothetically...
The purpose of this study was to investigate some of the
factors from childhood experience which might contribute to the kind
of church attendance practices which individuals adopt as adults.
The factors chosen for investigation were enforced church attendance
in childhood, parental church attendance practices, the kind of discipline
The study is based on a frame of reference for comparing characteristics
of ordered pairs of members of small groups ("relators" in relation to "co-relatives"). An attempt is made to replicate selected
findings from a study of the acquaintance process reported by
Theodore Newcomb. The effectiveness of three measures of...
The purpose of this study was to test Siegel's utility model of
choice behavior under conditions of verbal reinforcement, in a nursery
school population of both sexes. Two major hypotheses were
tested: The ordinal hypothesis stated that under conditions of increased
value of the payoff subjects' stable-state strategies will
The purpose of this study was to investigate the memory factors
associated with preschoolers' performance in a two-choice, uncertain
outcome decision situation. Choice behavior was examined under
two conditions: one, (NMA), in which the child was required to
rely on his memory to establish an appropriate prediction of the
The purpose of the study was to attempt to develop a methodological
approach which would tap the contribution of the literary
artist to the understanding of human behavior. It was assumed that
a content analysis of the social attitudes expressed in fiction would
yield data which was complimentary, if not...
The purpose of this study was twofold: first, to examine the
choice of living setting of university sophomore women in relation to
their value preferences and in relation to selected settings, socioeconomic
background, and circumstance factors surrounding their
choices. The secondary aim of the study was to investigate how the...
The purpose of this investigation was to duplicate the methodology
of the Pitcher and Prelinger (1963) study, using their theoretical framework
and category system, to examine the cultural impact upon the
development of a group of socioeconomically disadvantaged preschool
children as reflected in their fantasy products, specifically
in their spontaneously...