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Walker, Gordon - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine whether the institutional concentration of North American leisure research has increased, decreased, or remained the same over the past two decades. To address this question, we compared data from 2000 to 2008, composed of 1,884 published articles and abstracts, 4,293 authorships, 1,461 ...
Edwards, Michael - - 2011
Rurality maintains a significant position in the United States' culture and economic system. A key aspect to enhancing rural areas is appropriate research to inform policy and practice. The purpose of this paper was to systematically review leisure and recreation research and summarize how academics in this field conceptualize rural ...
Teuscher, Ursina - - 2011
In this article, we examine the relation between delay discounting and future time perspective by reviewing how these concepts have been measured and quantified in order to assess their conceptual similarities. The extent to which the different measures are empirically related is reviewed by describing studies that have assessed both ...
Foxall, Gordon - - 2011
Delay discounting is often considered a universal feature of human choice behavior, but there is controversy over whether it is an individual difference that reflects an underlying psychological trait or a domain-specific behavior. Trait influence on discounting would manifest in (a) highly correlated discount rates for all decisions, regardless of ...
Charlton, Shawn - - 2011
Temporal discounting, the loss in perceived value associated with delayed outcomes, correlates with a number of personality measures, suggesting that an item-level analysis of trait measures might provide a more detailed understanding of discounting. The current report details two studies that investigate the utility of such an item-level analysis. Study ...
Manwaring, Jamie - - 2011
The present study compared the extent to which obese women with binge eating disorder (BED), obese women without BED, and controls discounted delayed and probabilistic money and directly consumable rewards: food, massage time, and preferred sedentary activity. Of special interest was whether the BED group differed from the other groups ...
Reed, Derek - - 2011
When making a choice, people like to nave options, but an emerging literature on "choice overload" suggests that the provision of too many options results in adverse experiences, including a depletion of cognitive resources and postdecision feelings of regret A strong implication is that individuals should shy away from situations ...
Weatherly, Jeffrey - - 2011
The present study used a delay discounting framework to study decisions about six social policy issues and one monetary outcome. For outcomes that nearly all participants discounted, social policies were discounted significantly more than money. A similar result was observed when analyzing all outcomes using data only from participants who ...
Clark, Katrina - - 2011
Murphy, Kathleen - - 2011
Murphy, Kathleen - - 2011
Murphy, Kathleen - - 2011
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2011
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2011
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2011
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2011
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2011
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2011
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2011
Williams, Lee - - 2011
Objective: To conduct a review of the current scientific literature on the efficacy of herbs in the treatment and eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in the gastric mucosa.
Kala, Chandra - - 2011
Worldwide, from the historical past, skin diseases have serious impacts on the quality of human life. Although attempts have been made to cure skin related disorders by applying modern medicines, skin diseases are still mainly cured by traditional healers in rural areas using plant species. In this context the specific ...
Hashem, Fatma - - 2011
Diet is the single greatest contributor to human cancer and may be associated with a 35%-70% incidence of the disease. Although various carcinogens are present in foods, their effects are minor compared with dietary components that inhibit the cancer process. The crude extract (80% alcohol) of leaves of Mayodendron igneum ...
Mandal, Asim - - 2011
Bacopa has been used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine as a nervine tonic for centuries. The present study was carried out to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Bacopa caplets to improve memory and learning ability in a double blind placebo controlled clinical study. Bacopa caplets were given in ...
Sarris, Jerome - - 2011
While research on complementary medicine products is on the rise, study of the real life practice and outcomes of naturopathy and medical herbalism is nascent, thus exploration of the effectiveness and safety of this system of medicine is urgently required. This paper explores considerations of whole system research of naturopathic ...
Baxter, John - - 2011
Wimer, David - - 2011
The present study examined how the endorsement of traditional masculinity ideology, conformity to masculine norms, and help seeking style are related to the avoidance of academic help seeking by college men in psychology courses. One hundred seventy eight undergraduate males participated in the study. Results indicated that greater conformity to ...
Wong, Y. - - 2011
The purpose of this article is to describe the development of the Inventory of Subjective Masculinity Experiences (ISME) and to provide preliminary evidence for the psychometric properties of this scale. Subjective masculinity experiences are defined as men's subjective experiences of what it means to be a man (e.g., As a ...
Amato, Felix - - 2011
Despite drastic and severe fiscal cuts in services to the homeless, their need continues to remain very high. Men are a particularly vulnerable group among the homeless and continue to struggle with substance abuse, mental illness, and physical health issues. When faced with these struggles, men are often reluctant to ...
Froehlich, Maggie - - 2011
This essay examines relationships between men and the role patriarchal capitalism plays in the construction of sexuality in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby (1925), a novel written during a critical period in the history of sexuality, as well as of gay and lesbian history. The ambivalence about male bonds--in ...
Baiada, Christa - - 2011
This article explores a recurrent theme in postwar American culture, a perceived crisis of manhood/masculinity, through Russell Banks's novel The Sweet Hereafter. On one level, Banks establishes a sense of anxiety and threat with roots in confused and devalued masculine roles. Linked in the narrative to the deaths of multiple ...
Eck, Alieta - - 2011
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