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The Effects of Enriched and Typical Laboratory Environments on Object Investigation in Old Sprague Dawley Rats.
The purpose of this study was to observe the differences in object investigation between two groups of aged Sprague Dawley rats reared in an enriched and a typical laboratory environment. Research has shown that enrichment ...
Poverty Rates and Spending on Public Education at the K-12 Level: Is There a Correlation?
Many academics and policymakers argue that increases in spending on public education will reduce poverty. The goal of this paper is to evaluate whether increases in current spending on public education at the K-12 level ...
(Office of Grants and Faculty Development, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2007)
Preservation and Immortatlity: The Transition From Oral to Written Culture in Iceland.
The following article comes from Dr. Barbara Crass’s Anthropology 300: The Viking World class during the Spring 2006 semester at UW Oshkosh. It is intended to provide insight on the transition from an oral to a written ...
The Process of seeking treatment : how families access care for children with ADHD
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental health diagnoses in children and adolescents. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Children ...
Effect of pH on cadmium toxicity and associated gene expression in Escherichia Coli
Metals can exert toxic effects on microorganisms. It has been widely reported that lowering environmental pH reduces cadmium toxicity in bacteria. Understanding mechanisms by which pH mediates cadmium toxicity would be ...
N.Y. Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and His Effect on the Insurance Industry: An Event Study
(University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2006-05)
On October 14, 2004, New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer shook the entire insurance industry by filing a civil lawsuit against a group of insurance companies regarding their alleged price-fixing and bid-rigging. By ...
Experiences of oncology nurses in end-of-life care: a phenomenological study
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the experiences of oncology nurses (ONs) in end-of-life (EOl) care. Oncology nurses often have an intimate role in assisting patients psychologically, physically and ...
Knowledge of human Papillomavirus among male college students
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of the genital tract is the most common sexually-transmitted infection (STI) in the U.S. Over one-half of sexually active men and women are infected with HPV at some point in their ...
CB1 receptor antagonist AM251 differentially affects attention and impulsivity in rats
Recent studies suggest that the cannabinoid system may mediate attention and impulsive behavior (Arguello & Jentsch, 2004; Pattij et al., 2007). CB1 receptor antagonist SR141416A (SR) was found to dose dependently reduce ...