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  • Yanicki, Sharon; Paul, Hasselback; Mark, Sandilands; Chris, Jensen-Ross (Canadian Public Health AssociationHealth SciencesChinook Health RegionUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Background: Few studies have examined earlier discharge in relation to Canadian guidelines for earlier discharge and infant feeding. We addressed differences in readmission (1 year post-discharge) and exclusive breastfeeding ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vokey, John R.; Allen, Scott W. (Psyence InkArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Each of the chapters in this book is a short sketch of a particular topic in psychology. They can be read in any order as each chapter is meant to be a self-contained story. By the end of the book, we hope you will have ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L.; Harris, Grant T.; Quinsey, V. L.; Rice, M. E. (American Psychological AssociationArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-01)
    The Causes of Rape: Understanding Individual Differences in Male Propensity for Sexual Aggression examines why some men are prone to rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a comprehensive review ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (University of LethbridgeArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    People are fascinated by criminals, especially clever criminals who have the ability to con others. The most vicious offenders are often the subjects of movies and true-crime books. Canadian Paul Bernardo, for example, ...
  • Seto, M. C.; Lalumière, Martin L. (GuilfordArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Research and clinical practice in the area of juvenile sexual offending has advanced considerably over the last decade, and the newly revised second edition of this authoritative work brings the field fully up to date. ...
  • 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, ...
  • Kuba, Michael J.; Byrne, Ruth A.; Meisel, Daniela V.; Mather, Jennifer A. (University of California eScholarshipArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyKoran Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition ResearchUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Despite the huge numbers of studies published on the learning of cephalopod mollusks, studies on non-associative learning are scarce. We tested non-associative learning (habituation) and exploration in Octopus vulgaris in ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (SpringerArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-02)
    Evolution, Gender, and Rape. Edited By Cheryl Brown Travis. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2003, 472 pp., $62.00 (cloth); $24.95 (paperback). This book is a collection of 17 critiques of the recent book, A Natural ...
  • Barclay, Pat; Lalumière, Martin L. (Transaction Publishers [Springer as of February 2007]Arts and SciencePsychologyMcMaster UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-03)
    The evolution of reciprocal altruism probably involved the evolution of mechanisms to detect cheating and remember cheaters. In a well-known study, Mealey, Daood, and Krage (1996) observed that participants had enhanced ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Barrett, Louise; Greeff, Jaco M.; Henzi, Peter; Perrett, David I.; Wadee, Ahmed A. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of PretoriaUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of St. AndrewsUniversity of the Witwatersrand, 2007)
    Three adaptive hypotheses have been proposed to explain the link between the human leucocyte antigen (HLA) genes, health measures and facial attractiveness: inbreeding avoidance, heterozygote advantage and frequency-dependent ...
  • Suschinsky, Kelly D.; Lalumière, Martin L. (Evolutionary PsychologyArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    A Review of Steven M. Platek and Todd K. Shackelford (Eds.), Female Infidelity and Paternal Uncertainty: Evolutionary Perspectives on Male Anti-Cuckoldry Tactics. Cambridge University Press: New York, 2006. 248 pp. US$ ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L.; Rice, M. E. (SpringerArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeMcMaster University, 2007)
    In a recent article Looman and Marshall (2005) questioned the validity of phallometric assessment of rapists based on the results of a study of incarcerated rapists and child molesters. In this commentary we offer (1) a ...
  • Vokey, John R.; Allen, Scott W. (Psyence InkArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    Each of the chapters in this book is a short sketch of a particular topic in psychology. They can be read in any order as each chapter is meant to be a self-contained story. By the end of the book, we hope you will have ...
  • Vokey, John R.; Allen, Scott W. (Psyence InkArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    This book comprises a collection of lecture notes for the statistics component of the course Psychology 2030: Methods and Statistics from the Department of Psychology at the University of Lethbridge. In addition to basic ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A.; Anderson, Roland C. (Inter ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeSeattle Aquarium, 2007)
    This paper first explores 3 philosophical bases for attitudes to invertebrates, Contractarian/Kantian, Utilitarian, and Rights-based, and what they lead us to conclude about how we use and care for these animals. We next ...
  • Harris, Grant T.; Rice, M. E.; Hilton, N. Z.; Lalumière, Martin L.; Quinsey, V. L. (Guilford PressArts and SciencePsychologyMental Health Centre PenetanguisheneUniversity of LethbridgeQueen's University, 2007-02)
    Sexual behavior is closely associated with delinquency and crime. Although psychopaths, by definition, have many short-term sexual relationships, it has not been shown that sexuality is a core aspect of psychopathy. A ...
  • Anderson, Roland C.; Wood, James B.; Mather, Jennifer A. (Inter ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologySeattle AquariumBermuda Institute of Ocean ScienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    The diet of Octopus vulgaris was determined from the remains of 649 prey items gathered from the middens of 38 dens in a small area off the Caribbean island of Bonaire. Remains of 35 species of gastropod (19% of the total), ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A. (Kwantlen Polytechnic UniversityArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    A year ago (Spring, 2007), I was on sabbatical. Being on sabbatical means focusing on my intellectual development rather than that of my students. That also means not teaching courses, but I had been teaching...a non-course. ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Greeff, Jaco M.; Barrett, Louise; Henzi, Peter (Academy of Science of South AfricaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of PretoriaUniversity of St. AndrewsUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal, 2009)
    Previous studies on facial recognition have considered widely separated populations, both geographically and culturally, making it hard to disentangle effects of familiarity with an ability to identify ethnic groups per ...