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Siderelis, Christos - - 2010
We investigated the influence of several choice variables on the demand for six mountain biking sites in the Research Triangle area, North Carolina. In combining on-site data collected from users and land survey data from the sites, mixed logit analyses revealed both trail condition and site layouts significantly influenced users' ...
Breunig, Mary - - 2010
A primary purpose of one form of leisure experience--outdoor pursuits programs--is the development of positive interpersonal relationships and group experiences that lead to enhanced sense of community. However, there is a distinct lack of research related to psychological sense of community and involvement with nature. The purpose of this study ...
Scott, David - - 2010
Few studies have examined whether and how park and recreation non-users might respond to agency strategies that seek to mitigate the severity of constraints and facilitate more frequent use of parks The purpose of this study was to determine under what conditions changes in park delivery might result in people ...
Trussell, Dawn - - 2010
This study explored the experiences and meanings of leisure for individuals living in poverty and who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Results show that a key component for moving toward leisure that addresses our most challenging social ills rests with its power to create "judgment free ...
Quintero, David - - 2010
Hixson, Ronald - - 2010
Nimon, Kim - - 2010
Sajid, Ayesha - - 2010
Javors, Irene - - 2010
McAdams, James - - 2010
Johnson, Laura - - 2010
Poling, Alan - - 2010
Within the past decade, giant pouched rats have been used successfully to detect landmines. This manuscript summarizes how these rats are trained and used operationally. The information provided is intended to be of practical value toward strengthening best practices in using Cricetomys for humanitarian purposes while simultaneously ensuring the well-being ...
Moore, Jay - - 2010
Psychologists and philosophers have long been interested in two questions: (a) What do mental terms mean? and (b) what role do mental terms play in explanations of behavior? In the current sketch I review how mediational neobehaviorism, cognitive psychology, and the radical behaviorism of B. F. Skinner address these questions. ...
Timko, C. - - 2010
Two studies were conducted to pilot the Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure (IRAP) in measuring attitudes toward the self: one related to body image specifically and another assessing the broader construct of self-esteem. Study 1 utilized the IRAP with female college students to examine self-referential beliefs regarding body image. Results revealed ...
Arntzen, Erik - - 2010
Earlier studies have shown divergent results concerning the use of familiar picture stimuli in demonstration of equivalence. In the current experiment, we trained 16 children to form three 3-member classes in a many-to-one training structure. Half of the participants were exposed first to a condition with all abstract stimuli and ...
Gan, Yiqun - - 2010
The current study compared the relative importance of proactive coping and preventive coping in the adjustment to university life among 403 freshmen at a Chinese university and evaluated the function of proactive coping in the stress process. Participants completed the Future-Oriented Coping Inventory (Gan, Yang, Zhou, & Zhang, 2007), the ...
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