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Whereas scientists depend on the language of probability to relay information about hazards, risk communication may be more effective when embedding scientific information in narratives. The persuasive power of narratives is theorized to reside, in part, in narrative transportation.
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Perceptions of climate change play a critical role in determining how at-risk people are. The significance of culture for understanding why people perceive and respond to climate change in particular ...
Our analysis of thousands of movies and books reveals how these cultural products weave stereotypical gender roles into morality tales and perpetuate gender inequality through storytelling. Using the ...
Affective dispositions may shape students' typical ways of coping when faced with demanding performance situations in their educational lives. We recorded frontal EEG alpha asymmetry responses in psyc...
This study examined whether satisfaction with social interactions and the number of people interacted with during walking groups is associated with affective responses among older adults. Twenty-six o...
Tumor shape is strongly associated with some tumor's genomic subtypes and patient outcomes. Our purpose is to find the relationship between risk stratification and the shape of GISTs.
Parents Matter is a community-based project whose goal it is to develop and test an intervention designed to promote effective parent-child communication about sexuality in order to promot...
Healthy volunteers will be exposed to ambient air near a roadway under the conditions of with and without a facemask and their responses will be evaluated.
The aim of this study is to examine acute affective responses during and after a series of exercise sessions with different intensities in young healthy adults. The study is a randomized c...
Objectives: Mild traumatic brain injury (mild TBI) occurs frequently in combat personnel and has been linked to complaints of emotional symptoms in up to 85% of those injured, with high ra...
Identify the unique associations of body shape to body composition indices in a population that represents the variance of sex, age, BMI, and ethnicity found in the US population. Describ...
Mood or emotional responses dissonant with or inappropriate to the behavior and/or stimulus.
Communication between animals involving the giving off by one individual of some chemical or physical signal, that, on being received by another, influences its behavior.
Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.
A syndrome characterized by depressions that recur annually at the same time each year, usually during the winter months. Other symptoms include anxiety, irritability, decreased energy, increased appetite (carbohydrate cravings), increased duration of sleep, and weight gain. SAD (seasonal affective disorder) can be treated by daily exposure to bright artificial lights (PHOTOTHERAPY), during the season of recurrence.
Central gray matter surrounding the cerebral aqueduct in the mesencephalon. Physiologically it is probably involved in rage reactions, the lordosis reflex, feeding responses, bladder tonus, and pain.