226 - 250 of 525
Number of results to display per page
226 Goodness and Greatness: Abraham Lincoln as a "Beau Ideal" for public managers of conservatorship and aristotelian phronesisAbraham Lincoln is widely considered the greatest President in U.S. history and among the most effective leaders of all time. Given his stature and general popularity, Lincoln has been coopted by varied groups and professions as a model of leadership. In this dissertation, I argue that President Lin...2019
227 Governor Charles R. Mabey and the Utah election of 1924Charles R. Mabey, a Republican9 was elected governor of Utah by a large majority in 1920, having based his campaign on the pledge of economy and efficiency in state government. His appeal to the electorate was undoubtedly enhanced by the fact that he was young, handsome, articulate, and a veteran of...Mabey, Charles Rendell, 1877-1959 Elections -- Utah -- 1924 Utah -- Governors1969
228 Grandparents and their grandchildren with autism spectrum disorder: building bridges through technologyGrandparents of grandchildren with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) remain an under researched population. This research provides grandparents a voice concerning the experience of their grandchildren with ASD in workshops that taught them the use of the 3D Google SketchUpâ„¢ software. The workshop...Autism spectrum disorder; Communication; Grandparents; Intergenerational relationships; Technology2011-12
229 Harm from harm: extending the construct of moral injury to interpersonal transgressions among emerging adultsMoral injury encompasses the negative behavioral, psychological, social, and spiritual consequences that arise after an individual experiences events that violate his or her deeply held moral beliefs, whether by commission, omission, or witnessing such an action by another individual. To date, moral...Emerging adults; Moral development; Moral injury; Trauma2015-05
230 Havasupai womanThe Havasupai Indian tribe is a small ethnic group located immediately south of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in northern Arizona, The population is concentrated primarily in two parts of its prehistoric habitat, one area being a reservation in Havasu Canyon and the other a camp or vil...Havasupai Indians; Grand Canyon1956
231 Health anxiety and hypochondriacal traits: an interpersonal perspective on excessive somatic concerns and complaintsHypochondriasis is a complex disorder that has considerable impact on healthcare utilization and costs. Recent conceptualizations of hypochondriasis posit that it is a multicomponent construct, which varies along a continuum of severity. Cognitivebehavioral theory is the predominant conceptualiza...Hypochondria; Somatoform disorders2009-05-14
232 Health consequences of racist and antigay discrimination for multiple minority adolescentsResearch has shown that individuals who belong to a marginalized group and who perceive discrimination based on that group membership suffer from a variety of poor health outcomes. However, many individuals belong to more than one marginalized group, and much less is known about the influence of mul...Adolescents; African American; Discrimination; Lesbian; Gay; Bisexual; LGB; Suicide2012-08
233 Hierarchical control and drivingThis dissertation begins with an overview of skilled performance and how hierarchical control theory (HCT) has been successful in explaining skilled performance. Next, two novel premises of HCT are generated that provide evidence for distinct, hierarchical control systems (outer and inner loops). Th...Attention; Complex skill; Distracted driving; Hierarchical control; Multitasking2013-08
234 High frequency variability in glacier meltwater patterns in the rhone watershed, switzerlandGlaciers contribute to the hydrology of many mountainous watersheds worldwide. Significant attention has been given to seasonal discharge measurements and modeling and relatively little to shorter timescale glacier discharge; thus, our understanding of high frequency variability is more limited. Thi...Glacier hydrology; Glacier meltwater; Glaciology2017
235 Historic and holocene forest disturbance in South-Central UtahPaleoecological reconstructions provide important information regarding climate affects on vegetation and forest disturbance return intervals. In recent decades, bark beetles (Dendroctonus spp.) have rapidly and profoundly altered subalpine forest ecosystems across interior forests in western North ...Forest disturbance; Holocene; Dendroctonus; Engelmann spruce; Fire; Lake sediments; Picea; Spruce beetle2011-08
236 History of the Utah State Hospital, Provo : a study of the evolution of public care for the mentally illWe shall endeavor to present, first, a very brief review of the historical background of the general problem of metal illness; second, a consideration of the early provisions for the mentally ill in Utah prior to the establishment of the present institution, and finally, a more comprehensive history...Utah State Hospital Psychiatric hospitals -- Utah -- Provo -- History1948
237 Holocene chemostratigraphy of spring sediments in range creek canyon, utahRange Creek Canyon in southeastern Utah is the location of hundreds of well-preserved Fremont archeological sites. To determine what living conditions for the Fremont were like during their occupation of Range Creek from 200 AD and 1350 AD, elemental ratios and grain size data were used as proxies f...2016
238 Holocene climate, vegetation, and fire linkages in the Uinta Mountains, UtahA 14,000-year lake sediment record from Heller Lake-Dry Gulch Meadow on the south slope of the Uinta Mountains provides evidence of large-magnitude disturbance events during the Holocene. The modern lake basin which catastrophically drained in the early 20th century provides a uniquely exposed sedim...Charcoal; Climate; Holocene; Pollen2014-12
239 Home-buyer aids, help or harm?In the past 25 years, the percentage of homeowners in the United States has increased from 65.1% in 1979 to 69.2% in 2004. During the same period of time, the Federal Housing Administration foreclosure rate increased from .78% in 1979 to 2.93% in 2004, while the conventional mortgage foreclosure rat...Home ownership,Economic aspects; Finance;, Personal2008-05
240 Household consumption, net worth, and the macroeconomics of asset price inflationThe objective of this dissertation is to make a contribution to our understanding of the influence of asset prices and their fluctuation on U.S. macroeconomic conditions. It will be argued that asset prices, by their very nature forward-looking economic variables, both influence and are influenced b...Asset Price Inflation; Consumption; Credit; Financial Accelerators; Saving; Wealth Effects2015
241 Housing inequality under market transition in Urban China: evidence from the 2005 mini censusSince the late 1990s, housing reform in urban China has fundamentally transformed the housing delivery system to a market-based one, ending the welfare distribution of housing. The housing reform has been accompanied by rapid urbanization, massive rural-urban migration, and a dramatic increase in ho...Housing inequality; Market transition; Urban China2013-08
242 Housing selection: a study of the geographic and sociologial factors influencing housing choice in a sub-community of Salt Lake CityThe research study looked at the geographical and sociological factors influencing housing selection in a sub-community of Salt Lake City. Attention was focused on the low income to determine if cultural supports present in a blighted or slum neighborhood outweighed the physical aspects of bad housi...1972
243 How government officials with discretion make decisions: a case study of tax lawThe author wishes to express sincere appreciation to Lance, David, Scott, Richard, and Tom for their time. In addition, special thanks to those who have brought these problems to my attention. Thanks to Diane for formatting help. Foremost thanks to Allison, Meghan, and Elizabeth for their love and s...Applied econometrics; Decision modeling; Law & lamp; Economics; Public administration; Public Economics; Tax law2010
244 How members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with divorce in family of origin establish successful marriagesThe intergenerational transmission of divorce has been well documented by research; however, some children of divorce have established successful marriages of their own. Exploring the ways in which these individuals have established successful marriages reveals strategies that could enable others to...Attitude; Behavior; Belief; Divorce; Marriage; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints2011-11
245 Human and mycobacterial coevolution: the role of genetic recombination in reconstructing the evolutionary history of these important human pathogensTuberculosis (TB) and leprosy are ancient human diseases, as demonstrated by an abundant osteoarchaeological record and by molecular analyses of prehistoric and historic human remains affected by the disease. Unfortunately, mycobacterial infections (which include TB and leprosy) are not diseases of...Coevolution; Horizontal gene transfer; Human disease; Mycobaterial disease evolution; TB evolution2010
246 Human life histories in an evolutionary and comparative contextThis dissertation utilizes life history theory to describe traits that are derived in humans through comparisons with other primate species. Modern human life histories are unique in that they are slower, exhibiting distinctly long postmenopausal life spans and later ages at sexual maturity as a res...Dentition; Encephalization; Heterogeneity; Life history; Marital fertility; Twinning2011-08
247 Hydrologic impacts of dust on snow in the Upper Colorado River BasinWater availability is one of the most pressing scientific and societal issues facing the western United States. By 2060, population within the Colorado River Basin is expected to grow 19-48% relative to the 2010 population, significantly increasing the demand for water. Simultaneously, streamflow in...Dust; Energy balance; Snow2014-05
248 Hyperspectral remote sensing for monitoring species-specific drought impacts in Southern CaliforniaA drought persisting since the winter of 2011-2012 has resulted in severe impacts on shrublands and forests in southern California, USA. Effects of drought on vegetation include leaf wilting, leaf abscission, and potential plant mortality. These impacts vary across plant species, depending on diff...Drought; Hyperspectral; Species-Specific; Spectral Mixture Analysis2015
249 Hypothetical genetic disease risk moderates the effect of message framing on sunscreen attitudes and intentionsHealth communications vary in persuasiveness according to whether the costs or benefits of engaging in a health behavior are emphasized. Generally, individuals at population risk engage in higher levels of prevention behaviors after being presented with a gain frame; however, few studies have exami...Genetic disease risk; Health behavior2010-12
250 I am a woman but not this kind of woman: bifurcation in gender identity in response to stereotype threatThe goal of this research was to investigate the effects of selective changes in feminine identity (identity bifurcation) on self-concept, cognitive functioning, and math performance of women. Study 1 showed that women highly identified with math had a tendency not to identify with stereotypically f...Bifurcation; Integrity: Math performance; Stereotype threat; Women; Working memory2014-05
226 - 250 of 525