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Influence of parents and friends on overweight and normal-weight children's and adolescents' food choices
Although most eating occurs in a social context, little is known about the developmental trajectory of the effects of social influences on children' and adolescents' eating behavior. In fact, the literature on the influence ...
Behavior parent training and fathers of young children with ADHD
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition affecting school-aged children. Behavior parent training (BPT) is an evidence-based treatment for ADHD. However, fathers and their involvement have ...
Study the structure of emotional processes: Procedures for analysis of dynamic cognitive processes
This dissertation describes research procedures and software to investigate the structure of cognitive processes over time. Since prior research has established that cognitive processes are multidimensional, two programs ...
Moving vertically: A research method, grounded in the social sciences, about the built environment's influence on social integration
Paradigms have emerged pertaining to the theory of person-environment relationships specific to people with mobility conditions. Disability, according to the social model, is not a function of the person but of the ...
Essays on virtual ego development
This dissertation proposes a new paradigm that may lay the groundwork for analyzing various aspects of online users' behaviors. The main idea of this paradigm is that a user's behavior in a virtual society is the projection ...
Cognitive strategies of lobster fishers for learning and recalling seafloor geographic regions: A comparison of fisheries in Maine and Western Australia
This research explores how lobster fishers learn and recall geographic regions of the ocean floor. This work builds on a foundation of research in spatial cognition and cognitive engineering that has examined how people ...