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176 Essays on the indebtedness of U.S. households: a historical perspectiveThe main motivation of this research is to contribute to the body of work that challenges the mainstream approach to household borrowing. This contribution is twofold. First of all, in this research history matters, unlike in ahistorical utility analyses. This is accomplished by presenting data that...Economic History; Social Sciences; Financial Institutions2017
177 The european charter for regional or minority languages: conflict, resistance and changeFor centuries regional and minority languages, and the speakers of these languages, experienced a political and economic process of marginalization that resulted in decline and in some cases the total loss of Europe's diversity. However, the Council of Europe and the European Union have created a ne...Linguistic minorities - Europe; Language and languages - Political aspects - Europe2015-05
178 The european union and minority nationalism: a comparative study of the spanish and turkish cases.European integration has brought about dramatic and far-reaching social, economic, and political changes in Europe. Some of the consequences of integration have been unpredicted and unintended and have created something of a paradox. One example of such a paradox is the phenomenon of substate or min...EU; Europe; Minority; Nationalism; Spain; Turkey; Political science2015
179 Evaluating the Effects of Snowstorm Frequency and Depth on Skier Behavior in Big Cottonwood Canyon, UtahVehicular traffic to the resorts in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah during the winter season can be heavy on weekends and mornings just after or during a storm event as fresh snow attracts a large skier population. Traffic congestion can occur given that the canyon road is one lane in each direction, wh...Geography; Recreation2017
180 Evaluating the effects of spatial resolution on hyperspectral fire detection and temperature retrievalHyperspectral remote sensing of wildfires combines principles of emitted radiation with advanced spectrometry to model wildfire area and temperature, as well as background land cover classification, at the subpixel level. Yet airborne hyperspectral sensors face problems of inconsistent spatial resol...Physical geography; Geographic information science; Remote sensing2011-08
181 Evaluation of fire regime shifts in boreal alaska through the use of sedimentary charcoalIn the field of ecology, regime shifts are often abrupt and catastrophic occurrences with far reaching effects on global and local ecosystems which result in distinct changes in the composition and function of an ecosystem. The boreal forest provides a long term stable ecosystem over the past 6000 y...Pure sciences; Health and environmental sciences; Earth sciences; Paleoecology; Statistics; Environmental science2016
182 Evaluative conditioning improves perceived taste of and intentions to eat healthy foodTaste preferences are a major predictor of eating behavior, yet few interventions have attempted to improve healthy eating by increasing perceptions that healthy food tastes good. In an intervention designed to improve both expectations that healthy food will taste good and its actual taste, undergr...Enjoyment; Evaluative conditioning; Psychology; Taste; Clinical psychology2013-12
183 The evans mound: cultural adaptation in Southwestern UtahThe information resultant from three years of excavation at the Evans Mound (42In40) are used to derive a prehistoric subsistence model for southwestern Utah. The model is based on paleobotanical, palynclogical,. and settlement data, and augmented by limited recourse to ethnographic analogy. The imp...1974
184 Event-related potential indices of a two-factor model of cognitive controlIn the current study, we provide direct psychophysiological evidence of individual differences in a two-factor model of cognitive control (i.e., the Dual-Mechanisms of Control). Participants differing in working memory capacity performed a high-congruency version of the Simon task that was hypothes...Cognitive control; Event-related negativity; Event-related potential; Individual differences; Working memory capacity; Experimental psychology; Cognitive psychology; Physiological psychology2010-12
185 Examination of serum cholesterol level and sociodemographic variablesCardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and Utah for both genders, and all racial and ethnic groups. Although many risk factors exist for cardiovascular disease, elevated total serum cholesterol levels are a major modifiable risk factor. Low income populations who have littl...Blood cholesterol; Blood Cholesterol - Social aspects; Blood cholesterol - Economic aspects2009
186 Examining driver's eye-movements and cognitive workload: an exploratory study using electrooculographyPrevious research has suggested a link between cognitive workload and gaze concentration. As mental workload increases, humans begin to stare straight ahead. If drivers' scanning behaviors are attenuated as a result of secondary in-vehicle tasks, then their situation awareness and their ability to r...Cognitive workload; Distracted driving; Electrooculography (EOG); Eye movements; Multitasking; Visual scanning2014-12
187 Examining factors influencing how individuals decide whether or not a behavior counts as "having sex"This study examined how people define having sex as a function of the specific behaviors (e.g., penetrative vs. nonpenetrative acts; whether or not orgasm occurs) and the context in which the behaviors occur (i.e., engaged in by self vs. other). Utilizing a more complex and sensitive research design...definition; having sex; intimate behaviors; orgasm; sex; Behavioral psychology2013-05
188 Examining priority of a risk as a predictor of photorotective adherence among individuals at high familial risk for melanoma following genetic testingAmong individuals at high risk of developing melanoma due to family history or a genetic mutation, 48% do not engage in the recommended photoprotection behaviors that would reduce their risk. Priority of risk has been shown to predict engagement in sun-protection behaviors, but the factors leading t...2018
189 Examining the geographic dimensions of risk perception, communication, and response during the evacuation and return-entry processThe focus of this research is the geographical and temporal dimensions of the evacuation and return-entry process (EREP). The return-entry process, or the movement of evacuees back home after issuance of an all-clear message, presents unique hazards especially in cases where an area has sustained da...Cedar rapids; Evacuation; Flood; Hazards; Return-entry; Geography; Urban planning2010
190 Examining the relation between respiratory sinus arrhythmia and depressive symptoms in emerging adults: a longitudinal studyCollege students are at elevated risk for depression due to the unique stressors of this developmental stage. Among potential biomarkers, there has been a strong interest in respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA), a measure of parasympathetic influences on cardiac activity. Research suggests resting RSA...Psychobiology; Developmental psychology; Clinical psychology2014-12
191 Examining vegetation phenology of Ugandan dambos using spectral mixture modeling fractionsOrganic Matter (SOM). Lacking O2, micro-organisms decompose SOM through anaerobic decomposition, which in turn produces CH4. Because wetland soils are continually saturated, the organic matter is decomposed primarily by anaerobic means, which makes wetlands the primary source of naturally produce...Vegetation mapping, Uganda;Wetland ecology, Uganda; Methane, Environmental aspects, Uganda2008-05
192 Experimental maize farming in range creek canyon, utahWater is arguably the most important resource for successful crop production in the Southwest. In this dissertation, I examine the economic tradeoffs involved in dry farming maize vs. maize farming using simple surface irrigation for the Fremont farmers who occupied Range Creek Canyon, east-central ...Experimental archaeology; Farming; Fremont; Maize2015-08
193 Explaining the electoral fortunes of niche parties in Europe: The winning formula: Selective opportunism?Since the 1970s, there has been an increase in the number of niche parties that are concerned with a specific issue or cluster of highly related issues such as minority containment/cultural protection and the environment in the countries of Western Europe. A similar trend is also now apparent in man...Election strategy; Electoral success; Europe; Niche political parties;European Studies; Political science2016-12
194 Exploring the use of fine resolution nested ecological niche models to identify greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus Urophasianus) habitat and connectivity potential across a diverse landscapeSuitable habitat for greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) has been greatly reduced over a relatively short ecological scale (1800s - Present). This reduction of habitat has had a negative impact on the current distribution and connectivity of the species. There has been work to map sage-g...Climate change; Habitat model; Landscape ecology; Niche model; Sagebrush; Sage-grouse2014-12
195 Expressive suppression deleteriously impacts cognitive aspects of motor outputGrowing evidence demonstrates that (a) executive functions (EF) become deleteriously affected by engagement in the emotion regulation strategy known as expressive suppression and (b) EF show considerable functional and neuroanatomical overlap with motor output. The current study aimed to bridge thes...Psychophysiology; Motor ability2015
196 Expressive suppression depletes executive functioning in older adulthoodAccurate detection of executive dysfunction in neuropsychological assessments is complicated by the fact that executive functioning (EF) is vulnerable to temporary disruption (i.e., lapses) across the lifespan, with more frequent lapses in older adulthood. Effortful regulation of affect (i.e., expre...aging; depletion; emotion regulation; executive functions; suppression2016
197 External and Internal Factors That Influence Entrepreneurial Intention In Human Resource Development ConsultantsExternal and Internal Factors that Influence Entrepreneurial Intention I n Human Resource Development Consultants Jasmine Myers T his study examined both external push factors (economy, job flexibility, job loss, job satisfaction, family income) and pull factors (self - efficacy, intuition, demand...2013
198 External costs of aquaculture and the effects on Scottish salmonOver the last century, wild Atlantic salmon populations have been in steep decline. Historically, fish populations have deteriorated primarily from overfishing. In the case of wild Atlantic salmon populations, the decline in the population comes from the result of spreading diseases derived from aqu...Aquaculture; Economics; Fisheries; Salmon; Scotland; Scottish2012-08
199 Facilitation of diabetes adaptation and psychosocial adjustment by fitting parental monitoring and independence encouragement to an adolescent's competenceThe study examined 1) if optimal physical and psychosocial development of adolescents with type 1 diabetes occurred when parents fit their independence encouragement and monitoring to the self-efficacy, competence, or age of their child and 2) directly compared the effects of mothers' versus fath...Diabetes in adolescence; Diabetics; Family relationships2009-03
200 Factorial ecology: A study of the spatial distribution of social characteristics in the Salt Lake City Urban AreaThe present study is a descriptive analysis of the residential characteristics of Salt Lake City's metropolitan population. In specific, the study attempts to locate and describe the factors which best account for the variation in the characteristics between census tracts. The methodology used is th...1973
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