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Fluent event processing involves selectively attending to information-rich regions within dynamically unfolding sensory streams (e.g., Newtson, 1973). What counts as information-rich likely depends on numerous factors, however, including overall event novelty and local opportunity for repeated viewing. Using Hard, Recchia, and Tversky's (2011) method, we investigated the extent to which these two variables affected viewers' attentional patterns as events unfolded. Specifically, we recorded viewers' "dwell times" as they advanced through two slideshows depicting distinct methods of shoelace tying varying in novelty but equated on other dimensions. Across two experiments, novelty sparked increased dwelling overall, and viewers' dwelling patterns displayed rapid and systematic reorganization to structure within the activity stream after just one viewing of distinctively novel content. As well, increased dwelling positively predicted memory performance. These findings newly illuminate reorganization in attention as relevant information within novel activity sequences is quickly incorporated to guide event processing and support event memory.
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Research on peer support in mental health inpatient settings has focussed on formalised programmes. Naturally occurring peer support - spontaneous interactions without structure or roles - has receive...
The isolation and structure elucidation of four new naturally occurring amino-nucleoside [puromycins B-E (1-4)] metabolites from a Himalayan isolate ( Streptomyces sp. PU-14-G, isolated from the Bara ...
This paper reviews naturally occurring cell adhesion inhibitors derived from a plant, microbial and marine origin. Plant-derived inhibitors are classified according to a type of structure. Microbially...
The article Naturally occurring cell adhesion inhibitors, written by Satoshi Takamatsu, was originally published electronically on the publisher's internet portal.
Platelet activity is regulated by a number of surface expressed G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) including the α isoform of the thromboxane receptor (TPα receptor). With the advance of genomic te...
This research is being done to evaluate the effect of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1, a naturally occurring hormone) on insulin release and to examine whether there is extra insulin releas...
Studies have shown that phytosterols will lower LDL cholesterol. Typical diets can contain between 250 to 500 mg of naturally-occurring phytosterols. Long-term studies with phytosterol-con...
The purpose of the study is to determine if citicoline ( a naturally occurring chemical in your body) is effective in helping people reduce their dependence on methamphetamine. The investi...
Single site, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of PfSPZ-CVac safety, tolerability, immunogenicity and efficacy against naturally occurring malaria in malaria-ex...
This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the investigational drug uridine as a treatment for suicidal ideation in veterans. The investigators hypothesize that the a...
A daidzein derivative occurring naturally in forage crops which has some estrogenic activity.
The naturally occurring form of DIHYDROXYPHENYLALANINE and the immediate precursor of DOPAMINE. Unlike dopamine itself, it can be taken orally and crosses the blood-brain barrier. It is rapidly taken up by dopaminergic neurons and converted to DOPAMINE. It is used for the treatment of PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS and is usually given with agents that inhibit its conversion to dopamine outside of the central nervous system.
Synthetic compounds that are analogs of the naturally occurring prostaglandin endoperoxides and that mimic their pharmacologic and physiologic activities. They are usually more stable than the naturally occurring compounds.
Compounds obtained by chemical synthesis that are analogs or derivatives of naturally occurring prostaglandins and that have similar activity.
A quantitative prediction of the biological, ecotoxicological or pharmaceutical activity of a molecule. It is based upon structure and activity information gathered from a series of similar compounds.