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  • Leonard, Carrie A.; Williams, Robert J.; Vokey, John (OMICS Publishing GroupHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Objective: Gambling fallacies are believed to be etiologically related to the development of problem gambling. However, this evidence is tenuous due to the lack of consensus on which things constitute gambling fallacies ...
  • Leite, Tatiana S.; Batista, Allan T.; Lima, Francoise D.; Barbosa, Jaciana C.; Mather, Jennifer (Inter ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyFederal University of Rio Grande do NorteUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    A predator’s choice of prey can be affected by many factors. We evaluated various influences on population dietary composition, individual specialization and size of prey in Octopus insularis populations from 2 continental ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Mills, Kelly J.; Genee, Inge; Li, Fangfang; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla A.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (FrontiersArts and ScienceEducationDepartment of KinesiologyDepartment of Modern LanguagesDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Executive Function (EF) refers to important socio-emotional and cognitive skills that are known to be highly correlated with both academic and life success. EF is a blanket term that is considered to include self-regulation, ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A.; Leite, Tatiana S.; Batista, Allan T. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande de Nortehttps://doi.org/10.1093/czoolo/58.4.597, 2012)
    Prey choice is often evaluated at the species or population level. Here, we analyzed the diet of octopuses of different populations with the aim to assess the importance of individual feeding habits as a factor affecting ...
  • Bonnell, Tyler R.; Clarke, Parry M.; Henzi, Peter; Barrett, Louise (The Royal Society PublishingArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of South Africa, 2017)
    In mobile social groups, influence patterns driving group movement can vary between democratic and despotic. The arrival at any single pattern of influence is thought to be underpinned by both environmental factors and group ...
  • Leca, Jean-Baptiste; Gunst, Noelle; Carrier, Lydia Ottenheimer; Vasey, Paul L. (Sciknow Publications Ltd.Arts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    We compared two non-conceptive sexual behavioral patterns (female-male mounting – FMM – and female-female mounting – FFM) across four free-ranging groups of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) living at three different field ...
  • Mather, Jennifer (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    Our definition of the word 'animal' centers on vertebrates, yet 99% of the animals on the planet are invertebrates, about which we know little. In addition, although the Census of Marine Life (COML.org) has recently ...
  • Krupp, Daniel Brian; Sewall, Lindsay A.; Lalumière, Martin L.; Sheriff, Craig; Harris, Grant T. (Frontiers Research FoundationArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceQueen's UniversityMcMaster UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of SaskatchewanTulloch Mapping SolutionsMental Health Centre, 2012)
    Psychopaths routinely disregard social norms by engaging in selfish, antisocial, often violent behavior. Commonly characterized as mentally disordered, recent evidence suggests that psychopaths are executing a well-functioning, ...
  • Stulp, Gert; Pollet, Thomas V.; Barrett, Louise (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineVrije Universiteit AmsterdamUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    [No abstract available]
  • 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), ...
  • VanderLaan, Doug P.; Forrester, Deanna L.; Petterson, Lanna J.; Vasey, Paul L. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Androphilia refers to sexual attraction to adult males, whereas gynephilia refers to sexual attraction to adult females. Male androphilia is an evolutionary paradox. Its development is at least partially influenced by ...
  • Patel, Biren A.; Horner, Angela M.; Thompson, Nathan E.; Barrett, Louise; Henzi, Peter (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaBrown UniversityStony Brook UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of South Africa, 2013)
    Large-scale interspecific studies of mammals ranging between 0.04–280 kg have shown that larger animals walk with more extended limb joints. Within a taxon or clade, however, the relationship between body size and joint ...
  • Pasternak, Graham M.; Brown, Leslie R.; Kienzle, Stefan W.; Fuller, Andrea; Barrett, Louise; Henzi, Peter (South African National Parks, Suid-Afrikaanse Nasionale ParkeArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of South AfricaUniversity of the Witwatersrand, 2013)
    Narrow riparian woodlands along non-perennial streams have made it possible for vervet monkeys to penetrate the semi-arid karoo ecosystem of South Africa, whilst artificial water points have more recently allowed these ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ibanez, Agustin; Kotz, Sonja A.; Barrett, Louise; Moll, Jorge; Ruz, Maria (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyDiego Portales UniversityUniversidad Autónoma del CaribeUniversity of ManchesterMax Planck Institute of Human Cognition and Brain SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeD'Or Institute for Research and EducationUniversity of GranadaFavaloro UniversityD'Or Institute for Research and Education (Brazil)Granada University, 2014)
    [Abstract not available]
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Li, Fangfang; Mills, Kelly J.; Rosen, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical EducationDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Manitoba, 2014)
    Degree of lateralization for grasping predicts the maturity of the language production system in young, typically-developing children. In this report we provide compelling evidence for the relationship between right hand ...