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Putnam, Janice - - 2010
Little is known about health topics that interest college students, or what online resources are used to obtain answers. The aim of this study was to identify student centered information to promote online health information literacy skills. The objectives were to explore the health issues of interest, document what web ...
Corda, Kirsten - - 2010
To overcome shortcomings and boost the strength of commonly used health behavior theories, researchers have suggested combining these theories into a single, unified model. Thus, the objective was to engage in "theoretical fusion" to construct an integrated, comprehensive health behavior polytheoretical framework. The resulting polytheoretical framework represents a fusion of ...
Weiss, Josie - - 2010
The purpose of this research was to generate a substantive theory that explains how rural adolescent females think about teen pregnancy and how this influences their sexual choices. Grounded theory methods were used to analyze data collected from 20 adolescent females. The participants lived in risk-promoting environments. They saw beyond ...
Butler, Karen - - 2010
This article provides an overview and evaluation of a diabetes prevention and awareness campaign. The purpose of this project was to involve students and faculty across multiple disciplines in order to develop public service announcements (PSAs) targeting young adults aged 18-24. These PSAs were designed to promote diabetes prevention activities ...
Suggs, L. - - 2010
Given the health disparities for Hispanic women, it is important to understand factors that influence health information seeking behavior. This study aimed to examine the extent to which educated Hispanic women seek out health information, sources used, and the factors that motivated health information seeking behavior. Focus groups were conducted ...
Scholly, Kristen - - 2010
This study examined factors associated with adverse sexual outcomes among 24,963, 18-24 year old undergraduate college students participating in the Spring, 2004 National College Health Assessment Survey. Alcohol use, mental health problems, and higher rates of perceived peer sexual activity were associated with increased odds of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) ...
Dryden-Peterson, Sarah - - 2010
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Tart, Charles - - 2010
Cardena, Etzel - - 2010
Phillips, Peter - - 2010
Kelley, Michael - - 2010
It has been suggested that nearly universal beliefs in God, spirit, and paranormal phenomena evolved because such beliefs alleviate death anxiety. The terror management theory of religion is reviewed. Evidence for an association between lowered death anxiety and religious/paranormal beliefs is extensive, though perhaps somewhat inconsistent, and limited to particular ...
Alvarez, Fernando - - 2010
The ability for precognition in relation to local sidereal time (LST) was explored in 25 adult female zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata. Their anticipatory response to a startle sound stimulus was tested in 2-hour segments at 13.5 [+ or -] 1 h LST, a period found by Spottiswoode (1997a) to correlate ...
Dupuis, Erin - - 2010
This research examined the role of general and personal paranormal and religious beliefs in an online card game. Participants (N = 248) were required to choose a strategy (i.e., psychic choice or self choice) for target object selection. Participants in the low subjective probability condition were more likely to choose ...
Bierman, Dick - - 2010
A theoretical framework is proposed that starts from the assumption that information processing by a brain, while it is sustaining consciousness, is restoring the break in time symmetry in physics. No specifics are given with regard to which physical formalism, either quantum or classical, is the basis of the subsequent ...
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