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Does an Undergraduate Aging and the Aged Course Have an Impact On Students' Attitudes Towards Working With Older Adults?
The purpose of this study was to better understand undergraduate students' attitudes toward older adults, as well as to find out whether taking a course on aging impacts students' attitudes towards older adults.
Wage Penalties in Majority-Female Occupations
Some economic researchers have concluded that labor market discrimination against women in the U.S. has been declining since the 1970s. However, Dr. Schaffer's previous research suggested otherwise. Our research, using a ...
Attractive Equals Smart? Perceived Intelligence as a Function of Attractiveness and Gender
Previous research suggests that people who are attractive are perceived as more friendly, agreeable, and intelligent than are people who are unattractive. Given the importance people attach to intelligence for social, ...
Establishment of a Stable Culture of Fish Alarm Cells
The goal of this project was to establish a primary culture of alarm cells from the skin of Creek Chub (Semtilus atromaculatis). The skin (epithelium) is composed of different cell types. Included among them are cells that ...
Creation and Characterization of LRB (Light-Response BTB)/PIF (Phytochrome-Interacting Factor) Mutant Lines in Arabidopsis Thaliana
One way to better understand how the LRB and PIF genes work is to create plants with disruptions of both LRB and PIF genes. We are working to create pif lrb mutants in the model flowering plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Study ...
Expert Opinions in the Media : Analysis of Climate Scientists' Evolving Stances on Climate Change
Our hypothesis was that the gradual increase in the number of stories that mentioned both climate change and a natural disaster that could potentially be affected by a changing climate (e.g., drought) would mimic changes ...
Penetrative Convection in Earth's Mantle : a Test Using Whole-Earth Geochemical Model.
The nature of mantle convection within the Earth remains one of the most important unanswered questions regarding Earth evolution. Two competing theories have been proposed; one backed primarily by geochemists invoking ...
The Economic, land use, and cultural changes along Madison Avenue in New York City.
This study analyzed the relationship between key socioeconomic variables and distance along Madison Avenue in Manhattan. Attribute data was obtained in electronic form from ESRI Business Analyst. Field work was conducted ...
Delta Thigh Project : the Unmiraculous Effect of the Miracle Cream Cellulean
Aminophylline, belonging to a family of molecules called methylxanthines, has been traditionally used as a drug for asthma therapy. It consists of a complex of theophylline and ethylenediamine in a ratio of approximately ...
A quantitative and qualitative analysis of health care coverage and concerns in Western Wisconsin
In this project we will report on health care coverage and health care concerns of Western Wisconsin residents by collecting both quantitative and qualitative data reflecting health care experiences of individuals who ...