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201 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
202 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
203 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
204 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
205 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
206 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
207 Facilitators and barriers to community reintegration following pediatric acquired brain injury from the perspective of parents and caregiversBrain injuries are a leading cause of death and disability in children in the United States, but the long-term impacts on community reintegration following a pediatric acquired brain injury (ABI) have been under-researched. It can be difficult for a family to reintegrate into the community and becom...2019
208 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
209 Factors related to parent provision of sexuality education for youth with asperger's disorder and high functioning autismThis study examined the relationship between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptoms, parental romantic expectations, and parental provision of sexuality education in a sample of 120 parents of youth aged 12-18 years who were diagnosed with ASD by a healthcare professional. Regression analyses showe...Adolescence; Autism spectrum disorders; Puberty; Sexuality; Sexuality education2013-12
210 Family and classroom context effects on students' optimal experienceThis study explored the combined impact of family and classroom contexts on middle school students' experience of flow and undivided interest while doing schoolwork. Flow is an intrinsically motivating experience triggered by high challenges and skills; undivided interest is an experience characteri...Flow; Montessori; Undivided interest2013-08
211 Family gathering in evacuations: a case-study of the 2007 Angora fireFor many years, modelers have simulated the characteristics of human behavior during evacuations in an effort to improve evacuation management. These simulations, however, rely on assumptions regarding individual and family spatial behavior patterns. This thesis examines spatial behavior in an emerg...Evacuation; Family gathering; Fire2010-08
212 Female labor force participation : Economic and religious trends in Utah, 1940-1970.The problem.--This thesis compares the trend in Utah female labor force participation with the trend in religious values concerning that participation, as expressed by the leaders of the dominant religion in Utah (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints). The time period studied is 1940-1970. Th...Women -- Employment -- Utah Mormon women; Women in the Mormon Church1974
213 Fertility, offspring gender, and parental mortality later in lifeThe relationship between childbearing and postreproductive mortality has attracted attention from researchers in biology, demography, anthropology, and gerontology. Findings from this growing literature are inconsistent. In addition to the relationship between parity and mortality, some studies also...Fertility; Longevity; Offspring gender; Parental mortality; Postreproductive mortality2011-05
214 First among equals: male-male competition among the bardi of Northwestern Australia and its implications for human evolutionIn this dissertation, I follow three avenues of inquiry regarding status competition among the Bardi - a group of part-time foragers living in northwestern Australia. The first focuses on how the current array of status-linked behaviors came to be so widely used. After a brief introduction, I presen...Aboriginal Australia; Deference; Natural selection; Nonhuman primates; Prestige; Status2013-08
215 Flow instabilities of Alaskan glaciersOver 300 of the largest glaciers in southern Alaska have been identified as either surge-type or pulse-type, making glaciers with flow instabilities the norm among large glaciers in that region. Consequently, the bulk of mass loss due to climate change will come from these unstable glaciers in the f...Glaciers; Climate change; Alaska2014-08
216 Flow reversal events and statistical modeling of flow dynamics of hypersaline water across a constructed causeway, Great Salt Lake, Utah, USAThe hypersaline Great Salt Lake (GSL), located in the western United States, is divided into a north arm (Gunnison Bay) and a south arm (Gilbert Bay) by a 29-km earth-filled railroad causeway completed in 1959. Flow between the two bays is restricted to an 88-m wide breach at the western end of the ...flow reversals; generalized additive model; Great Salt Lake; hydrodynamics; statistical modeling2014-08
217 Food dependency in Sub Saharan Africa: Investigations into sources and policy debatesThis dissertation seeks to examine the question of why still largely agrarian and still largely nonindustrialized countries in SSA rely on grain imports to feed substantial portions of their populations at the expense of their own domestic agricultural sectors. Chapter 1 begins by tracing the beginn...2018
218 Foreign aid from emerging powersHans Morgenthau suggested that foreign aid is a mechanism to secure the national interest, and traditional powers have been using aid to pursue their interests for many years. However, some countries are pursuing foreign assistance activities outside of traditional institutions and guidelines. These...Emerging countries; Emerging donors; Emerging powers; Foreign aid; Motivation for aid2014-12
219 Foreign direct investment and well-being, 1985-2010: a structural approachThis paper examines the relationship between foreign direct investment and well-being in poor countries, as measured by life expectancy and child mortality. The effect of foreign direct investment on impoverished nations has long been the subject of debate in both economics and sociology. While much...Foreign Direct Investment; Infant Mortality; Life Expectancy; Longitudinal; Political Economy2016
220 Foreign direct investment: catalyst of economic growth?This dissertation is an inquiry focused on the causal relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic growth in both developed and developing countries. Chapter 1 surveys the theoretical foundations and seminal empirical works, and motivates the remainder of the dissertation. This...Economic development; Foreign investment2010-12
221 Free love, Linux and Leishmaniasis: developing a business model for communitarian innovationThrough a case study analysis of 19th and 21st century communitarian innovation groups, this dissertation develops a business model that promotes innovation without the incentives of monopoly profits provided by patents. Social Utopian communities of the 19th century and Free and Open Source Softwar...Alternative business model; Biotechnology; Communitarian; Cooperative innovation; Open source; Tropical diseases2012-05
222 From the beginning : a Navaho creation mythWith sincere gratitude, I wish to express my indebtedness to my friends of the F. G. family, on the Navaho Indian Reservation. Without F. G.IS patience, understanding, guidance and of course, his story, this thesis would have been impossible. To his sons, my interpreters, also go my thanks for their...Navajo Indians -- Religion Creation; Navajo mythology1951
223 Further defining the functional properties of the dentate gyrus: contributions to spatial representationsThe hippocampus (HPP) plays an important role in episodic memory, or memory for an event that occurs in a specific place and time, and there is evidence to suggest that the HPP is involved in processing spatiotemporal information in order to form context;ual representations of memory events. The HPP...Dentate gyrus; Hippocampus; Memory; Spatial representations; Space perception; Rats2011-08
224 Gender and health in abusive relationshipsResearchers have long recognized intimate partner abuse as a social problem, but only recently has it been recognized as a public health problem. However, research to this point has failed to examine whether the health effects of intimate partner violence vary by gender. This dissertation uses data...Domestic violence; Gender; Health; Intimate partner abuse; Intimate partner violence2011-05
225 Gender differences in early childhood reading-related behaviors: evidence from observation and survey of children's engagement in reading and reading interactionsThis study seeks to identify differences between preschool-aged boys and girls in their engagement in book browsing and book reading in a public library to investigate gender differences in early literacy and reading experiences. Sixty-eight child-caregiver dyads were observed in the children's area...Early Childhood Education; Literacy; Reading Instruction; Gender Studies2016
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