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Reflections in the Mirror: Cultural Messages in the Media and Self-Representations of Women’s Body Image
How women feel about their bodies influences their interaction with the world and their own self-understanding. Women learn what beauty is, or is meant to be, partially through messages the media, especially magazines and ...
A Comparative Analysis of the College Experiences of Students of Color
Non-academic college experiences, as well as studentsnull background and personal characteristics, have implications not only for a studentnulls social development, but also for their academic success and future vocational ...
Flinch and Other Violent Reactions
A collection of short stories.
Characterization of congenital vascular and intracardiac defects in the Ts65Dn murine model for Down syndrome
The Ts65Dn mouse is the most-studied murine model for Down syndrome (DS) or trisomy 21. Homology between triplicated murine genes and genes on human chromosome 21 (Hsa21) correlates with the shared anomalies of Ts65Dn ...
Les Femmes maghrébines en France : identité et obstacles à l’indépendance
La question de la tolérance raciale et la liberté de la religion n’était jamais une considération pour mes parents en décidant d’élever leur famille au-dehors des Etats-Unis. Cependant, même après dix-sept ans en Angleterre, ...
The aim of this paper is to provide such an in-depth account of practical wisdom that attempts to make sense of what it means to act virtuously. My focus will be two-fold: First, I will be arguing that a creatively constructed ...
The Effects of Varying Degrees of State and Trait Anxiety on Cognitive Task Performance
In order to determine whether children of varying degrees of trait anxiety perform differently in high- and low-stress environments, two types of tasks were administered under two different conditions intended to manipulate ...
The Effects of Multileveled Enrichment on Behaviors Indicating Distress and Well-Being in Captive Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri sciureus)
Environmental enrichment has been known to enhance well-being in primates and other animals, although the specific link between the two has yet to be determined. One of the biggest difficulties of comparing enrichment ...
Laser Writing of Channel Waveguides into Sol-Gel Alumina Films -or- Liquids, Lasers, and Luminescence
If a method can be found to heat-treat arbitrary, narrow areas of a sol-gel derived alumina thin film, it will allow the creation of density gradients in the film. In such transparent alumina films, a density gradient ...