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Research related to leadership and well-being has been gaining momentum in this past decade (Donaldson-Feilder, Munir, & Lewis, 2013; Kuoppala et al., 2008). However, upon examining the vast majority of the literature, we notice that it is lacking in a particular area: qualitative research. Are we c...
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Differences and similarities between the sexes has long been an area of curiosity and inquiry. Historically, research into sex differences in cognition has found differences favouring women in verbal tasks and men in visuospatial tasks. The visuospatial task that has consistently produced the larges...
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The objective of this study is to examine the extent to which upper level UPEI students identify with their university as well as their major. Participants are either psychology or women’s studies majors, and the study compares the responses of these two groups. The study employs a survey that use...
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Mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions (MBI) have become more popular over the last three decades, showing efficacy for a variety of physical and mental health issues. As a result, there is a potential for MBIs to be implemented across university campuses to address the growing demand place...
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Serifs have been attached to alphabet letters since Roman times. As of late, their effect on reading legibility has become a source of contention. The purpose of this study was to find which was more legible, words in serif font or words in sans serif font. Legibility was defined as the distance at ...
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Singing abilities begin in early childhood and continue throughout life. Audiovideo recordings of singing behaviours collected from a wide variety of individuals can provide a foundation for exploring the complexities of singing acquisition. The AIRS Test Battery of Singing Skills (ATBSS) was develo...
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The AIRS Test Battery of Singing Skills (ATBSS) is a protocol for acquiring data about a wide range of singing abilities, one of which is the ability to learn an unfamiliar song. This test component presents a song with English lyrics. We examined the role of native language of the singer in this ta...
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This article presents results of a survey investigating parents' needs for parenting services, their access to and preferences for parenting programs. Canadian parents (N = 2,340) completed the International Parenting Survey (Morawska, Heinrichs, & Sanders, 2011) with respect to the youngest of thei...
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Deficits in attention have long been identified as a core feature in schizophrenia and related neuropsychiatric disorders. We have investigated the combined effects of neonatal treatment with domoic acid (DOM) and social isolation rearing (both putative animal models of schizophrenia) on latent inhi...
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Perpetrator violence needs to be taken seriously as a corporate issue. Perpetrator violence cannot be strictly viewed as an ethical concern, but one that has financial consequences for corporations. Violence against women is pervasive in our society and is known by many names, including domestic vio...
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Geometrical constraints limit how much information can be received and emitted along real pathways across the boundary of any processor. Applied to central nervous systems this imposes a seemingly impassable bottleneck to the evolution of large brains. A small brain could never access enough informa...
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This paper examines the history sections of ten contemporary introductory psychology textbooks. Two major levels of analysis are used to analyze and interpret the material. First, Thematic Analysis (TA) is used to construct common themes from the literature, the results of which are; Titles of histo...
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Physiological mechanisms and musical experience work together to shape consonance and dissonance perceptions. Previous studies using evoked response potentials and magnetic resonance images have found physiological correlates for the perception of consonance and dissonance. The present study tested ...
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In 2011, the PEI provincial government asked PEI Islanders what they thought should be done to reduce poverty in PEI, which resulted in a follow-up plan. The goal of this plan, called the Social Action Plan to Reduce Poverty (SAPRP), is to support those in poverty enough so that they may become self...
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Prince Edward Island is the only province in Canada lacking local, surgical abortions and Island citizens must travel across provincial borders in order to obtain an abortion. Many barriers exist that impede women’s access to abortion services making it difficult for many women to access this cons...