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  • Gietz, Twyla M.; Boeré, René T. (MDPIArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    The preparation and crystal structures of four β-ketoimines with bulky aryl nitrogen substituents (2,6-diisopropylphenyl and 2,4,6-trimethylphenyl) and varying degrees of backbone methyl substitution are reported. Backbone ...
  • Gonzalez Rodriguez, Karen Pamela; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2018)
    In this thesis, I examine the secondary loan price reaction to dividend announcements. Using a sample of loans from 254 US firms covering the period between 2000 and 2016, I find that loans are associated with significantly ...
  • Gerlitz, Reema; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Providing sufficient and timely pre-operative education is essential for clients undergoing surgery within Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programs. Ineffective education may result in increased anxiety, increased ...
  • Gidyk, Darryl C.; Deibel, Scott H.; Hong, Nancy S.; McDonald, Robert J. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Sporadic Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent form of age-related dementia. As such, great effort has been put forth to investigate the etiology, progression, and underlying mechanisms of the disease. Countless ...
  • Jafri, Komal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2017)
    Although there are many local food initiatives budding across the globe to support localization of the food system, they face major barriers operating in the mainstream food system. There is an existing literature highlighting ...
  • Waite, Wendy Lou; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2003)
    This thesis examined the role of exogenous basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) in stimulating recovery after early cortical injury. Rats with medial prefrontal cortex (MFC), posterior parietal cortex (PPC), or sham ...
  • Monfils, Marie-H.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2005)
    Basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) is a trophic molecule involved in a number of functions within the central nervous system (CNS), including a prominent role in the regulation of CNS responses to injury. Prior studies ...
  • Rowntree, Sharon R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1995Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 1995)
    Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) has been implicated in the brain's trophic response to injury. This thesis examined the effects of endogenous bFGF on brain plasticity and recovery of behavioral function following ...
  • Hambrook, Dillon A.; Ilievski, Marko; Mosadeghzad, Mohamad; Tata, Matthew S. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    The process of resolving mixtures of several sounds into their separate individual streams is known as auditory scene analysis and it remains a challenging task for computational systems. It is well-known that animals use ...
  • Forget, Simone; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2003Education, 2003)
    The purpose of this project is twofold: (1) to collect, summarize, and narrate the history of the Beauvais School, a historic one-room schoolhouse in the Municipal District of Pincher Creek, and (2) to recreate, in the ...
  • Renner, Mackenzie J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2014)
    The overarching goal of this project is to offer the counselling community strategies to promote a gay-affirmative approach to same-sex intimate partner violence (IPV). Four goals are associated with this project: (a) ...
  • Friesen, Lori Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2003Education, 2003)
    The primary focus of this project is the development of an idea-rich, practical handbook for beginning teachers of elementary school. Current research emphasizes the following six most common problems facing beginning ...
  • Bernes, Kerry B. (EducationUniversity of Calgary, 1993)
    In response to increasing demands that Canadian school boards provide behavior adaptation programs to counter the effects of disruptive home environments, school violence, and victimization, this paper explores definitions ...
  • Hardy, Jared C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2007)
    Conventional cylinder test measures have limited sensitivity in determining hemiparkinson rat forelimb use asymmetry and approximating substantia nigra (SN) dopaminergic neuron loss. This thesis investigates which cylinder ...
  • Agasoster-Jones, Sherry; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2001Education, 2001)
    Children with behavioural difficulties have been an ever-present factor in schools. In the fall of 2001, Foothills School Division in rural Alberta recognized a need for increased programming for students with these ...
  • Badenhorst, Cecilia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    Stress is the response to a perceived or real threat. Acute incidences of stress can be beneficial. However, repeated stress can cause maladaptive changes in brain and behavior leading to neuropsychiatric illnesses. Among ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of LethbridgeArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Behavioural genetics is about partitioning the sources of individual differences in any trait that can be measured reliably. The fundamental question is how much of the observed variability in a given trait can be explained ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A. (University of California eScholarshipArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    This paper evaluates the development of behaviour from the viewpoint of the intelligent and learning dependent cephalopod mollusks as a contrast to that of mammals. They have a short lifespan, commonly one to two years, ...
  • Shirakashi, Sho; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1999Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 1999)
    A wide variety of parasites are known to cause changes in host behaviour. The altered behaviours range from simple changes in features such as activity and phototaxis, to the creation of behaviours that are new, and often ...
  • Spanswick, Simon C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2005)
    Different events usually contain similar elements that can contribute to interference during memory encoding and retrieval. The hippocampus (HPC), a structure that is critically involved in some forms of memory, has been ...