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51 Archaic admixture in modern humansRecent advances in the study of archaic hominin DNA have resulted in the rapid development and application of new methods designed to test our relationship to our nearest relatives. These methods have been applied with archaic samples in contexts with ghost admixture, sparse sampling, ascertainment ...Archaic admixture; Denisovan; Gene genealogy; Neanderthal; Population genetics2015
52 Archeology of a Utah lake siteThe material presented and analyzed in this paper was excavated in November 1939 by Professor Elmer R. Smith, Dr. C. E. Dibble and a group of about one hundred students in archeology from the University of Utah. The artifacts were catalogued and classified "by Dr. Dibble. As in any other arche...Indians of North America--Antiquities; Utah--Antiquities; Utah Lake1946-06
53 Arctic prehistory through ancient dnaGenetic information from human remains obtained from archaeological excavations can reveal the history of modern peoples, rediscover the signature of prehistoric populations, and track human variation across time and space. The events that led to the colonization of the Americas can be explored by ...ancient DNA; Beringia; Mitochondria; Native Americans; Next-generation Sequencing; Population Genetics2016
54 Assessing a culture of power: the case of John Swallow, Utah attorney generalThis qualitative-interpretive case study explores the topic of administrative ethics. It centers on allegations of corruption concerning Utah's former Attorney General, John Swallow, who resigned from office in December 2013. This study addresses how key components of a culture of power contribute t...2016
55 Assessing endogenous signals and contamination in keratinized tissues using trace element and strontium isotopic analysisKeratinized tissues such as hair, horn, hoof, and nail are environmental recorders integrating information of local hydrological cycle, biosphere recycling, geological sources, and airborne particulate matter. Many studies during the last decades have applied trace element and Sr isotopic analysis i...2019
56 Attachment security as a mediator of the relationship between marital conflict and youth competenceThe marital relationship has been a key element in determining the quality of family life. Child outcomes, both positive and negative, are associated with the quality of the marital relationship, and it has become increasingly evident that children living with marital conflict are at risk for maladj...Adolescent; Attachment security; Competence; Marital conflict; Mediator; Youth2013-08
57 Attachment, autonomic functioning, and adolescent lossLosing a close relationship is consistently rated as one of life's most stressful events, and has been found to be among the most robust predictors of major depression in adolescence. Surprising, little work has examined who is most at risk for postloss depressive symptoms in adolescence. The curre...Adolescence; Attachment; Loss; Psychophysiology2010-08
58 Attention problems as a predictor of type 1 diabetes adherence and metabolic control across adolescenceManagement of type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a difficult self-regulatory process that involves adherence to a demanding daily regimen and thus requires continued attention to detailed management behaviors. Youth with attention problems are likely to struggle with the complex tasks involved in diabetes man...adherence; adolescence; attention problems; type 1 diabetes2015
59 Automated Approaches for Snow and Ice Cover Monitoring Using Optical Remote SensingSnow and ice cover exhibits a high degree of spatial and temporal variability. Data from multispectral optical remote sensing instruments such as Landsat are an underutilized resource that can extend our ability for mapping these phenomena. High resolution imagery is used to demonstrate that even a...Geography2017
60 Avalanche frequency and magnitude: using power-law exponents to investigate snow avalanche size proportions through time and spacePower-laws provide a means for investigating snow avalanche frequency/magnitude relationships and their contributing factors. This research uses power-laws to explore variations in avalanche size proportions through space and time, as well as investigating factors which may contribute to these var...Avalanche forecasting; Avalanche models2008-05-31
61 Balanced at the edges : feminist organizing as oppositional practiceThis research considers feminist organization as a variant of collectivist organization which, given the hegemony of bureaucratic forms of modern organization, exists as an "alternative" or "oppositional" practice. In this context the research concentrates on feminist political organizations and exp...Womens studies; Political science; Social structure1992
62 Bicycling preferences and behavior in salt lake cityImproving our understanding of cycling behaviors in urban areas is an important step in producing a more sustainable transportation system. Based on a stated preference survey in Salt Lake City, Utah, this paper studies the influence of attitudes on bicycling behavior. A travel preference factor ana...attitude; bicycling frequency; preferences; route choice; values2015
63 Biosocial correlates of identity disturbance among suicidal youthThe current study was designed to examine biosocial correlates of identity disturbance in a sample of suicidal youth at high risk for borderline personality disorder compared with community controls. We used a multimethod, multi-informant design to examine vulnerability and risk for identity disturb...Borderline personality disorder; Identity disturbance; Parent-child relations; Psychopathology; Psychophysiological responding; Suicide2014-08
64 Blind v. color blind: the injustice of State felon disenfranchisement schemesState policies which disenfranchise ex-felons, those who have served their complete sentences, have a long history. While "civil death" was a common punishment for convicts in Europe prior to the colonization of North America, ex-felon disenfranchisement statutes were adopted by several states, prim...Political rights, Loss of -- United States -- States ; Ex-convicts -- Suffrage -- United States2009
65 Bonneville lake basin shoreline records of large lake and abrupt climate change eventsThis study examines lacustrine shoreline sediment records of the Bonneville lake basin in North America. One of the most straightforward, robust, and useful characteristics of lacustrine shorelines is that shoreline features always form at water's edge to mark where the lake surface level is. Hence,...Abrupt climate change events; Lake Bonneville; Lake surface area; Monsoons; Shoreline records2010-07
66 But we still loved each other: preadolescents' and adolescents' individuation and connectedness in the narratives about conflicts with parents and friendsThis study examined preadolescents' and adolescents' narratives about their interpersonal conflicts with parents and friends as a window into the processes of the youths' individuation and connectedness in these close relationships. One hundred eight participants, 18 males and 18 females in each of...Adolescents; Children; Conflicts; Connectedness; Individuation; Relationships2011-08
67 Can crude oil be used as a fuel towards sustainable development in nigeriaNigeria is presently the largest economy in Africa. However, the level of development in the country presently is far below potential and gravely inadequate. This paper aims not only to analyze the Nigerian economy since independence and try to resolve why it is still underdeveloped, but also to ens...Development; Economic Growth; Less Developed Countries; Nigeria; Sustainable2015
68 Capitalism, justice, and human autonomyThis thesis examines the writings of Robert Nozick, G. A. Cohen, and Karl Marx on capitalism, justice, and human autonomy, especially in connection with the conceptualization of capitalism, exploitation, equality, human autonomy, consciousness, self-realization, self-actualization, and justice. Acc...Nozick, Robert - Criticism and interpretation; Cohen, G.A (Gerald Allen), 1941-2009 - Criticism and interpretation; Marx, Karl, 181-1883 - Criticism and interpretation; Autonomy (Philosophy); Capitalism; Justice2012-08
69 Carbon emissions reduction strategies for Utah households operating under a budget constraintThis thesis presents actions that households can take to reduce carbon dioxide emissions associated with day-to-day activities. Average annual estimates of the carbon output associated with home energy use, transportation, and dietary choices are provided for both Utah and U.S. households. It is ...Carbon monoxide mitigation2009-04-27
70 Cardiovascular activity during routine interactions in romantic relationshipsAlthough couples research tends to focus on interactions of high salience interactions, it is likely that couples spend the majority of their time engaged in interactions of low salience (i.e., completing chores, having everyday conversations, being in the same physical space). Theory suggests that ...Couples Interaction; Heart rate variability; Marriage; Psychophysiology2016
71 Cardiovascular reactivity during stressful social interaction in Mexican American women: effects of language and interaction partner ethnicityAcculturating to the United States confers risk for cardiovascular disease, possibly through cardiovascular reactivity (CVR) when communicating in a non-native language and interacting with individuals from a different ethnic background. Sixty-four women who immigrated to the United States from Mex...Cardiovascular reactivity; Ethnicity; Interpersonal; Mexican american2012-05
72 Caregiver burden in spouses of National Guard/Reserve service members deployed during Operations Enduring and Iraqi FreedomSpouses of combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder have elevated psychological distress, some of which has been explained by increased caregiver burden. However, there is very little knowledge regarding intraindividual characteristics of these spouses that may be related to their burde...Veterans; Post-traumatic stress disorder; Afghan War; Iraq War2009-05-07
73 Case study of underground coal mining productivity in UtahThe central purpose of this dissertation is to examine the reasons for the wide variance in productivity levels among underground coal mining firms in Utah. Related objectives are to test the feasibility of relying on in-depth field research in the coal industry to clarify relationships and develop...Coal mines and mining; Coal miners; Coal trade1981-12
74 Category-specificity in sexual arousal/interest as a complex function of sex and sexual orientationThe present study assessed the category-specificity of sexual interest/arousal of gay men and lesbian women toward an understanding of the possible interaction of sex and sexual orientation that may exist in this phenomenon. Utilizing viewing time as a measure of sexual interest, participants (N ...Gays; Lesbians; Sexual excitement2008-01-30
75 Changes in attachment, affect, and cognitionSixty young adults who had recently experienced a breakup were prospectively followed over a four-week period in order to access (a) the degree of change in individuals' conscious treatment and unconscious cognitive perceptions of ex-partners as attachment figures, (b) how these changes are associat...Attachment behavior; Affect (Psychology); Cognition2008-08
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