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(Il)legal Assignments in School Choice
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2017-05)
In public school choice, students with strict preferences are assigned to schools. Schools are endowed with priorities over students. Incorporating different constraints from applications, priorities are often modeled ...
The validity of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS) among Australian adolescents
Aims: This study investigated the validity of a brief personality screening measure for substance use in adolescents, the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS), among Australian adolescents. Design and participants: A ...
Mechanisms of personality-targeted intervention effects on adolescent alcohol misuse, internalising and externalising symptoms
(American Psychological Association, 2016-05)
Objective: This study aims to explore the mechanisms of personality-targeted intervention effects on problematic drinking, internalising and externalising symptoms. Method: As part of a cluster-randomised trial, 1210 ...
Mapping Romanzo Criminale : an epic narrative ecosystem?
Romanzo Criminale is one of the few recent Italian media products that has emerged as a societal phenomenon and as a vehicle for the exportation of a national culture. It is a complex narrative which extends in time and ...
Complex effects of dyslexia risk factors account for ADHD-traits : evidence from two independent samples
Background: Developmental dyslexia (DD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are among the most common neurodevelopmental disorders, whose etiology involves multiple risk factors. DD and ADHD co-occur in the ...
Relationships between years of education, regional grey matter volumes, and working memoryrelated brain activity in healthy older adults
The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between educational attainment, regional grey matter volume, and functional working memory-related brain activation in older adults. The final sample included 32 ...
Persistent genetic and family-wide environmental contributions to early number knowledge and later achievement in mathematics
Etiology of early math knowledge and skills development
This study investigated the stable and transient genetic and environmental contributions to individual differences in number knowledge in the transition from preschool (age 5) to Grade 1 (age 7) and to the predictive ...
The gene–environmental architecture of the development of adolescent substance use
Gene–environmental architecture of adolescent substance use
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-02-19)
Background: Using a longitudinal twin design and a latent growth curve/autoregressive approach, this study examined the genetic-environmental architecture of substance use across adolescence. Methods: Self-reports of ...
Evidence of a unique and common genetic etiology between the CAR and the remaining part of the diurnal cycle : a study of 14 year-old twins
Introduction By and large, studies have reported moderate contributions of genetic factors to cortisol secreted in the early morning and even smaller estimates later in the day. In contrast, the cortisol awakening ...
Oligarchies in Spatial Environments
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2007)
In spatial environments we consider social welfare functions satisfying Arrow’s requirements, i.e. weak Pareto and independence of irrelevant alternatives. Individual preferences measure distances between alternatives ...