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An intelligent and effective e-learning system that provides tailored lessons to students
[From Introduction] In responses to these challenges and difficulties, this dissertation proposes designs, implements, and tests An Intelligent and Effective E-learning System (IELS) that provides individualized lessons ...
A model of gratitude, psychological well-being, and academic engagement in college students
The goal of the present study was to test a model of gratitude, psychological well-being, and academic engagement in college students. Based on the broaden and build theory of positive emotions, this study suggested that ...
Can money buy happiness?: the influence of money on well-being
There are many factors that affect an individual’s well-being, with money being one of them. Multiple sources address the correlations between income and happiness through subjects such as prosocial spending, materialism, ...
Cardiovascular changes in anger up-regulation during goal pursuit
People will choose anger-inducing stimuli when pursuing confrontation goals, which indicates an intention to up regulate anger. The physiological concomitants of these actions, however, are not clearly understood. The ...
Intersections of PTSD and DD: the evolution of PTSD symptom clusters throughout treatment of dissociative disorders
Despite phenomenological and neurobiological similarities between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Dissociative Disorders (DD), and their frequent co-occurrence, they are rarely studied in conjunction with each ...
Assessment of spatial response initiation in the Morris water maze
Two facets of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder are obsessions and compulsions. Compulsions are strong, maladaptive habit behaviors exhibited to reduce obsessions, or unwanted thoughts. Compulsions in OCD, in part, are a product ...
Reward-based biobehavioral marker in anhedonic and hypomanic/manic symptomatology
Aberrant reward sensitivity has been an established hallmark of bipolar disorder (BD) and major depressive disorder (MDD), and there is now evidence for a potential biomarker for this abnormality, termed frontal alpha ...
Social media: a catalyst for Yemeni contagion
An examination of the role of social media in the Yemeni Arab Spring.
Health preservation over food preservation
An examination of the use of synthetic preservatives, synthetic additives, and natural alternatives in food production and their impacts on health.
A habitat suitability analysis and theoretical model of honeybees (Apis mellifera) in Maryland
Honeybees are vital pollinators for a majority of agricultural produce. Unfortunately, their resilient populations are endangered with the threats of Colony Collapse Disorder. This plaguing ailment is spreading nationwide ...