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Faulkner revisited : narrating property, race, gender and history in William Faulkner's Go Down, Moses, Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon and Gloria Naylor's Mama Day
My thesis explores the formation of the subject in the novels of Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses, Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon, and Gloria Naylor’s Mama Day. I attach the concept of property in terms of how male protagonists ...
Memory for public events in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease : the importance of rehearsal
Ribot’s law refers to the better preservation of remote memories compared with recent ones that presumably characterizes retrograde amnesia. Even if Ribot-type temporal gradient has been extensively studied in retrograde ...
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 ...
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 ...
Digital cinema or what happens to the dispositif?
(Amsterdam University Press, 2016)
The digital cinema package : Created in 2005 by the Digital Cinema Initiatives—a group of Hollywood majors that formed a joint venture in 2002,—the Digital Cinema Package (DCP) is a wrapper containing images, sound, ...
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 ...
Agendas in legislative decision-making
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2016-02)
Despite the wide range of agendas used in legislative decision-making, the literature has focused almost exclusively on two stylized formats, the so-called Euro-Latin and Anglo-American agendas. As emphasized by Ordeshook ...
Validation of an adapted procedure to collect hair for cortisol determination in adolescents
Adaption of the collection protocol for hair cortisol determination
Introduction In the last decades, cortisol has been extensively studied in association to early exposure to adversity as well as in the etiology of a number of physical and mental problems. While saliva and blood samples ...
Associations between sibling relationship quality and friendship quality in early adolescence : looking at the case of twins
Sibling relationship and friendship quality
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-04)
Bidirectional pathways between twin relationship quality and friendship quality were investigated in a large longitudinal twin cohort. We examined negative and positive relationship features in 313 monozygotic (MZ) twins ...