College of Nursing

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Organization: College of Nursing
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Acetoclastic methanogens in an anaerobic digester could be susceptible to trace metal supplementation
    C Park
    Villanova University, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Villanova PA, USA
    Water Sci Technol 62:2905-11. 2010
  2. doi Creating a geospatial database of risks and resources to explore urban adolescent substance use
    Michael Mason
    Department of Education and Human Services, Villanova University, St Augustine Center, 800 Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19010, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 37:21-34. 2009
  3. doi Prediction of Colles' fracture load in human radius using cohesive finite element modeling
    Ani Ural
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    J Biomech 42:22-8. 2009
  4. doi Infants prefer motionese to adult-directed action
    REBECCA J BRAND
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Dev Sci 11:853-61. 2008
  5. doi Use of RNA-based genotypic approaches for quantification of viable but non-culturable Salmonella sp. in biosolids
    T Dunaev
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Water Sci Technol 58:1823-8. 2008
  6. doi Social working memory: Memory for another rat's spatial choices can increase or decrease choice tendencies
    Michael F Brown
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Learn Behav 36:327-40. 2008
  7. doi Doctor Gunning S Bedford (1806-70) and the search for safe obstetric care, 1833-70
    Joseph G Ryan
    Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085 1687, USA
    J Med Biogr 16:134-43. 2008
  8. doi Social class, family history and type of schizophrenia
    Brian J Jones
    Department of Sociology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Psychiatry Res 159:127-32. 2008
  9. doi The lived experience of women in abusive relationships who sought spiritual guidance
    Linda Carman Copel
    Villanova University, College of Nursing, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:115-30. 2008
  10. ncbi Methodological issues in online data collection
    Mary Ann Cantrell
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adv Nurs 60:544-9. 2007

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  1. doi Acetoclastic methanogens in an anaerobic digester could be susceptible to trace metal supplementation
    C Park
    Villanova University, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Villanova PA, USA
    Water Sci Technol 62:2905-11. 2010
    ..Therefore, trace metal supplementation for anaerobic digesters should be considered on a case by case basis...
  2. doi Creating a geospatial database of risks and resources to explore urban adolescent substance use
    Michael Mason
    Department of Education and Human Services, Villanova University, St Augustine Center, 800 Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19010, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 37:21-34. 2009
    ..Finally, we illustrated the specific methods for creating a dynamic geospatial database for urban youth and present future analytical approaches and challenges with these type of data...
  3. doi Prediction of Colles' fracture load in human radius using cohesive finite element modeling
    Ani Ural
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    J Biomech 42:22-8. 2009
    ..97). These findings demonstrate the strength of fracture mechanics-based finite element modeling and show that combining geometrical and material properties provides a better assessment of fracture risk in human radius...
  4. doi Infants prefer motionese to adult-directed action
    REBECCA J BRAND
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Dev Sci 11:853-61. 2008
    ..These results suggest that motionese enhances infants' attention to action, possibly supporting infants' learning...
  5. doi Use of RNA-based genotypic approaches for quantification of viable but non-culturable Salmonella sp. in biosolids
    T Dunaev
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Water Sci Technol 58:1823-8. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, the initial results suggest that intact RNA isolation from biosolids is still challenging task...
  6. doi Social working memory: Memory for another rat's spatial choices can increase or decrease choice tendencies
    Michael F Brown
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Learn Behav 36:327-40. 2008
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  7. doi Doctor Gunning S Bedford (1806-70) and the search for safe obstetric care, 1833-70
    Joseph G Ryan
    Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085 1687, USA
    J Med Biogr 16:134-43. 2008
    ..Although his ideals of safe obstetrics were not fully realized in his lifetime, his instruction to students in the new midwifery raised the existing standard of care...
  8. doi Social class, family history and type of schizophrenia
    Brian J Jones
    Department of Sociology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Psychiatry Res 159:127-32. 2008
    ..Family history of mental illness showed no net association, and no statistical interaction with poverty, in predicting risk of deficit schizophrenia...
  9. doi The lived experience of women in abusive relationships who sought spiritual guidance
    Linda Carman Copel
    Villanova University, College of Nursing, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:115-30. 2008
    ..Four themes that epitomized the negative outcomes of the help-seeking behavior were spiritual suffering, devaluation, loss, and powerlessness...
  10. ncbi Methodological issues in online data collection
    Mary Ann Cantrell
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adv Nurs 60:544-9. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to evaluate the use of an online data collection method to survey early survivors of childhood cancer about their physical and psychosocial characteristics and health-related quality of life...
  11. ncbi Selective attention in early Dementia of Alzheimer Type
    Diego Fernandez-Duque
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Brain Cogn 66:221-31. 2008
    ..We discuss these findings in relation to the DAT literature on executive attention, dual-tasking, and working memory...
  12. ncbi Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and hospice care
    Timothy W Kirk
    Villanova University, PA 19085, USA
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 26:82-4. 2007
  13. ncbi Ultrasound assisted destruction of estrogen hormones in aqueous solution: effect of power density, power intensity and reactor configuration
    Rominder P S Suri
    Villanova Center for the Environment, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085 4263, United States
    J Hazard Mater 146:472-8. 2007
    ..However, the energy efficiency of the reactor was higher at lower power density. The 4kW ultrasound reactor was more energy efficient compared to the 0.6 and 2kW sonicators...
  14. ncbi Methods of measuring insulin sensitivity
    Kimberly K Trout
    Villanova University College of Nursing, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 8:305-18. 2007
    ..This article describes several in vivo methods used to assess insulin sensitivity and presents the advantages and disadvantages of each...
  15. doi Population growth away from the coastal zone: thirty years of land use change and nutrient export in the Altamaha River, GA
    Nathaniel B Weston
    Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, United States
    Sci Total Environ 407:3347-56. 2009
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  16. doi Low vision and blindness among midlife and older adults: a review of the nursing research literature
    Nancy Sharts-Hopko
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 23:94-100. 2009
    ..Existing studies tended to be qualitative and preliminary in nature and most had small sample sizes. The risk of visual impairment increases with age and is a common comorbidity among the aged chronically ill...
  17. ncbi Curriculum strategies to improve baccalaureate nursing information technology outcomes
    Marilyn S Fetter
    Villanova University, College of Nursing, 850 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    J Nurs Educ 48:78-85. 2009
    ..A 3-year action plan directed faculty, student, and agency evaluation, curriculum mapping, model learning module, and documentation development...
  18. ncbi Food, Inc., the movie: a review
    Nancy C Sharts-Hopko
    Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 24:292-3. 2010
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  19. ncbi Disability-related content in nursing textbooks
    Suzanne C Smeltzer
    Center for Nursing Research, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nurs Educ Perspect 31:148-55. 2010
    ..The large and growing population of 60 million individuals with disabilities mandates this action...
  20. doi Memory monitoring failure in confabulation: evidence from the semantic illusion paradigm
    Irene P Kan
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:1006-17. 2010
    ..We interpret our findings in the context of a two-process model of post-retrieval monitoring...
  21. doi Target-uncertainty effects in attentional capture: color-singleton set or multiple attentional control settings?
    Charles L Folk
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:421-6. 2010
    ..All three cue types produced evidence of capture, consistent with a general set for color singletons rather than the maintenance of multiple control settings...
  22. doi Enhancing pediatric clinical competency with high-fidelity simulation
    Susan D Birkhoff
    Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 41:418-23. 2010
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  23. doi The Mössbauer and magnetic properties of ferritin cores
    Georgia C Papaefthymiou
    Department of Physics, Villanova University, Villanova PA, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1800:886-97. 2010
    ..In vivo produced and in vitro reconstituted wild-type and variant ferritins have been extensively studied in order to elucidate structure/function correlations and ferritin's role in iron overloading or neurodegenerative disorders...
  24. doi Z linkage of female promiscuity genes in the moth Utetheisa ornatrix: support for the sexy-sperm hypothesis?
    Vikram K Iyengar
    Department of Biology, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
    Evolution 64:1267-72. 2010
    ..Such a Fisherian process should also be more potent when female preferences are Z-linked and sex-limited than when autosomal or not limited...
  25. doi Choice of indicator organism and library size considerations for phenotypic microbial source tracking by FAME profiling
    Metin Duran
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Water Sci Technol 60:2659-68. 2009
    ..In addition, random cluster formation analysis indicates that known-source libraries with isolate numbers between 300 and 500 might be sufficient for MST by FAME...
  26. pmc Regulated expression of matrix metalloproteinases, inflammatory mediators, and endometrial matrix remodeling by 17beta-estradiol in the immature rat uterus
    Louise A Russo
    Villanova University Department of Biology, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:124. 2009
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  27. ncbi Data embedding in JPEG bitstream by code mapping
    Bijan G Mobasseri
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 19:958-66. 2010
    ..The algorithm is fast and transparent and embedding is reversible and file-size preserving. Under certain circumstances, file size may actually decrease despite carrying a payload...
  28. doi Clustering of Internet risk behaviors in a middle school student population
    Elizabeth B Dowell
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, Driscoll Hall, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    J Sch Health 79:547-53. 2009
    ..To better understand how early adolescents are using the Internet, a study was undertaken to more clearly identify the online general use, safety knowledge, and risk behaviors of middle school students...
  29. doi Acculturation: a concept analysis for immigrant health
    Ruth McDermott-Levy
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, 340 Driscoll Hall, 800 Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 23:282-8. 2009
    ..Walker and Avant's method of concept analysis is used to formulate an operational definition of acculturation...
  30. pmc Place-based social network quality and correlates of substance use among urban adolescents
    Michael J Mason
    Villanova University, Department of Education and Human Services, St Augustine Center, Villanova, PA 19010, USA
    J Adolesc 33:419-27. 2010
    ..86, CI=.74-.99, p<.05). Results highlight the varying affects of place, gender, and age on adolescent social network protection and associated risk for substance use...
  31. ncbi Molecular phylogeny of the scincid lizards of New Caledonia and adjacent areas: evidence for a single origin of the endemic skinks of Tasmantis
    Sarah A Smith
    Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:1151-66. 2007
    ..4-40.74 million years old. Our results support the hypothesis that skinks colonized Tasmantis by over-water dispersal initially to New Caledonia, then to Lord Howe Island, and finally to New Zealand...
  32. ncbi Monomer adsorption on terraces and nanotubes
    Alain J Phares
    Department of Physics, Mendel Hall, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085 1699, USA
    Langmuir 23:558-73. 2007
    ..This generalization also provides a vectorized algorithm for efficient use on multi-parallel processors and supercomputers...
  33. ncbi Grandmother caregivers and caregiver burden
    Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:299-304. 2004
    ..To describe the experience of grandmothers who are parenting their grandchildren, and determine the amount of caregiver burden felt by the grandmothers...
  34. ncbi Children's behavioral manifestations of the five-factor model of personality
    Patrick M Markey
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:423-32. 2004
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of their relevance for helping researchers understand children's personalities...
  35. ncbi Health risk behavior assessment: nutrition, weight, and tobacco use in one urban seventh-grade class
    Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, Pennsylvania, 19085, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:128-36. 2004
    ..Nursing is in an ideal position to provide effective primary care interventions and community health outreach to this adolescent population...
  36. ncbi Interval timing and the encoding of signal duration by ensembles of cortical and striatal neurons
    Matthew S Matell
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:760-73. 2003
    ..Results suggest that striatal and cortical neurons encode specific durations in their firing rate and thereby serve as components of a neural circuit used to represent duration...
  37. ncbi Geriatric assessment and management protocols: issues for home infusion therapy providers
    Marilyn S Fetter
    Villanova University, College of Nursing, PA, USA
    J Infus Nurs 26:153-60. 2003
    ..Research, education, and policy strategies can be used to overcome the many barriers to developing quality, cost-effective assessment and management protocols for elderly home infusion therapy recipients...
  38. ncbi Refocusing website marketing: physician-patient relationships
    Peter M Sanchez
    Department of Marketing, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Health Mark Q 20:37-50. 2002
    ..In this paper, we extend a model of medical service care so as to refocus attention on the importance of physician-patient relationships and the role websites can play in this process...
  39. ncbi Maximizing stroke recovery using patient self-care self-efficacy
    Gale Robinson-Smith
    Villanova University College of Nursing, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 28:48-51. 2003
    ..The use of self-care self-efficacy techniques by nurses helps to motivate patients to succeed in their self-care after stroke...
  40. ncbi Psychosocial nursing care for adolescents with cancer
    M A Ritchie
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, Pennsylvania 19085 1690, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 24:165-75. 2001
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  41. ncbi Grappling with diverse conceptions of diversity
    Richard E Redding
    Villanova University School of Law and MCP Hahnemann University, USA
    Am Psychol 57:300-1. 2002
  42. ncbi Molecular phylogenetic perspective on evolution of lizards of the Anolis grahami series
    Todd R Jackman
    Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
    J Exp Zool 294:1-16. 2002
    ..Divergence among haplotypes within A. garmani is substantially lower (approximately 3% sequence difference), and phylogeographic patterns are significantly different from those observed in A. grahami, A. lineatopus and A. opalinus...
  43. ncbi Cloning and molecular characterization of a novel gene encoding a WD-repeat protein expressed in restricted areas of adult rat brain
    A J Di Benedetto
    Department of Biology, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Gene 271:21-31. 2001
    ..By sequence comparisons with expressed sequence tags (ESTs), the human homolog of bwd is predicted to reside in the chromosome 1q12-23 region, where several genetic diseases are known to map...
  44. ncbi Sources of emotional support for adolescents with cancer
    M A Ritchie
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 18:105-10. 2001
    ..These findings support past research that has determined that adolescents' social support systems extend beyond the family, but that mothers continue to have a significant, meaningful role in the lives of adolescents with cancer...
  45. ncbi The potential of hospital Website marketing
    P M Sanchez
    Department of Marketing, Villanova University, PA 19085, USA
    Health Mark Q 18:45-57. 2000
    ..Secondly, barriers to realizing the potential of website marketing are investigated. Finally, recommendations for improving hospital website marketing are developed...
  46. ncbi Establishing and elucidating reduction as the removal mechanism of Cr(VI) by reclaimed limestone residual RLR (Modified Steel Slag)
    Charles E Ochola
    College of Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:6161-5. 2004
    ..These results lead to the conclusion that redox mechanisms were responsible for the reduction of hexavalent chromium by RLR...
  47. ncbi A predictive model of hopefulness for adolescents
    Mary Ann Cantrell
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085 1690, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:478-85. 2004
    ..To develop a predictive model of hopefulness using the variables of age, gender, and self-esteem among a sample of adolescents with cancer and a sample of healthy adolescents...
  48. ncbi Internal luminal pressure during early chick embryonic brain growth: descriptive and empirical observations
    Mary E Desmond
    Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 285:737-47. 2005
    ..5-fold increase in both the mitotic density and index compared with control embryos. Based on the small sample size, we cautiously conclude that sustained hyper-intraluminal pressure does stimulate mitosis...
  49. pmc Impulsive responding on the peak-interval procedure
    Matthew S Matell
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, United States
    Behav Processes 74:198-208. 2007
    ..These results suggest that alternative response options can modulate the influence of impulsivity in timing tasks...
  50. ncbi Bioaugmenting anaerobic digestion of biosolids with selected strains of Bacillus, Pseudomonas, and Actinomycetes species for increased methanogenesis and odor control
    Metin Duran
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 73:960-6. 2006
    ..Similarly, peak CH(3)SCH(3) generated by stored biosolids from the bioaugmented digester was only 37% of that from the control...
  51. ncbi Single-trials analyses demonstrate that increases in clock speed contribute to the methamphetamine-induced horizontal shifts in peak-interval timing functions
    Matthew S Matell
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA, 19085, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 188:201-12. 2006
    ..However, the generality of these results has been inconsistent in the literature...
  52. ncbi Spatial pattern learning in the radial arm maze
    Michael F Brown
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Learn Behav 34:102-8. 2006
    ..This is consistent with the results of experiments showing that spatial choices by rats in a pole box maze are controlled by abstract spatial patterns...
  53. ncbi Social class and type of schizophrenia
    B J Gallagher
    Department of Sociology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    Eur Psychiatry 21:233-7. 2006
    ..To date, no study has tested for a connection between type of schizophrenia and socioeconomic status (SES). We tested for an interrelationship between schizophrenic subtype, SES and race...
  54. ncbi Asymptotic theory of an infectious disease model
    Alan M Whitman
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, 800 W Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    J Math Biol 53:287-304. 2006
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  55. ncbi Getting ready: developing an educational intervention to prepare African American women for breast biopsy
    Patricia K Bradley
    Villanova University College of Nursing, PA 19085, USA
    ABNF J 17:15-9. 2006
    ..The outcomes of this study were culturally tailored study materials to be used in an educational intervention to prepare African American women undergoing a breast biopsy procedure...
  56. ncbi Attentional networks in normal aging and Alzheimer's disease
    Diego Fernandez-Duque
    Villanova University and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychology 20:133-43. 2006
    ..Conflict resolution was impaired only in AD. Orienting remained unchanged across groups. These findings provide evidence of different life span developmental and clinical trajectories for each attentional network...
  57. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in cancer care and survivorship. A research and education effort focuses on African American breast cancer survivors
    Patricia K Bradley
    Villanova University College of Nursing in Villanova, PA, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:22-3. 2006
  58. ncbi Microbial source tracking using host specific FAME profiles of fecal coliforms
    Metin Duran
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19010, USA
    Water Res 40:67-74. 2006
    ..These results strongly suggest that the FAME profiles of FC show statistically significant host specificity and may have the potential to be used as a phenotypic microbial source tracking tool...
  59. ncbi The impact of a nurse externship program on the transition process from graduate to registered nurse: Part II. Qualitative findings
    Mary Ann Cantrell
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, PA 19085, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 21:249-56; quiz 257-8. 2005
    ..Three themes induced from the analysis of the findings were as follows: (1) being a part of the real scene; (2) figuring out the environment; and (3) gaining awareness and becoming frightened...
  60. ncbi Dopamine D1 activation shortens the duration of phases in stereotyped grooming sequences
    Matthew S Matell
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
    Behav Processes 71:241-9. 2006
    ..By this model, SKF 81297 increases the speed of the clock used for the temporal control of grooming actions, and thus shortens phase durations...
  61. ncbi The impact of a nurse externship program on the transition process from graduate to registered nurse: Part 1 quantitative findings
    Mary Ann Cantrell
    College of Nursing, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085 1690, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 21:187-95. 2005
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  62. ncbi Internal and temporal reliability estimates for informant ratings of personality using the NEO PI-R and IAS. NEO Personality Inventory. Interpersonal Adjective Scales
    J E Kurtz
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, PA 19085 1699, USA
    Assessment 6:103-13. 1999
    ..Score changes were small but statistically significant for three of the five NEO PI-R domains at retest. The retest stability of IAS type classifications varies as a function of the extremity of the associated octant scores...

Research Grants8

  1. A Hope Intervention to Influence Quality of Life among Female Survivors of Childh
    Mary Ann Cantrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These concerns are highlighted in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report on improving the care for childhood cancer survivors (Hewitt, Weiner, & Simone, 2003). ..
  2. Neural Mechanisms of Sequential Control
    MATTHEW MATELL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The ability of dopaminergic drugs to alter both types of sequential behavior and the related neuronal activity will also be evaluated, in order to further develop treatment strategies for Parkinson's disease. ..
  3. Neural Activity of the Frontal Cortex in Interval Timing
    MATTHEW MATELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Changes in firing rates/patterns following methamphetamine administration will be investigated. ..
  4. Neuroanatomical Localization of the Dopaminergic Modulation of Clock Speed
    MATTHEW MATELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Determining the neural locations of these changes in timing, as well as their adaptation following chronic use will provide important information regarding the array of neural changes involved in the use, abuse, and dependence of drugs. ..
  5. Infant-Directed Speech and Infants' Action Processing
    Rebecca Brand; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Systematic differences in looking times to, one. type, of stimulus over another will indicate that infants discriminate between the different conditions displayed. ..