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  • Mather, Jennifer A. (University of WindsorArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://dx.doi.org/10.22329/celt.v2i0.3196, 2009)
    This paper recounts the author’s experience with giving a Needs Assessment for improvement by university teachers. Subjects were from the University of Lethbridge and the 2008 Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher ...
  • Logue, David M.; Takahashi, April D.; Cade, William H. (University of Chicago PressArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesDepartment of PsychologyUniversidad de Puerto RicoUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1086/657978, 2011)
    Individual variation in aggressive behavior in animals might be caused by adaptive covariation with body size. We developed a model that predicts the benefits of aggressiveness as a function of body size. The model indicated ...
  • VanderLaan, Doug P.; Forrester, Deanna Lee; 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 ...
  • Oleksyk, Taras K.; Pombert, Jean-Francois; Siu, Daniel; Mazo-Vargas, Anyimilehidi; Ramos, Brian; Guiblet, Wilfried; Afanador, Yashira; Ruiz-Rodriguez, Christina T.; Nickerson, Michael L.; Logue, David M.; Dean, Michael; Figueroa, Luis; Valentin, Ricardo; Martinez-Cruzado, Juan-Carlos (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez,University of British ColumbiaAxeq TechnologiesNational Cancer Institute (U.S.)Compañía de Parques Nacionales de Puerto Rico,Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (Peurto Rico)University of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1186/2047-217X-1-14, 2012)
    Background: Amazona vittata is a critically endangered Puerto Rican endemic bird, the only surviving native parrot species in the United States territory, and the first parrot in the large Neotropical genus Amazona, to be ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Netelenbos, Nicole; Bartlett, Jordan; Hanna, Mackenzie; Hu, Yelin; Paulgaard, Melissa; Shi, Yanjun; Li, Fangfang (University of LethbridgeEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
  • 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 ...
  • Baker-Medard, Merrill S. A.; Baker, Myron C.; Logue, David M. (eScholarship Publishing, University of CaliforniaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of California, BerkeleyColorado State UniversityUniversidad de Peurto RicoUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://escholarship.org/uc/item/0gg070fd, 2013)
    The loud chorus songs of the group-living lemur Indri indri are a striking feature of rainforest areas of eastern Madagascar. Despite some research on the conspicuous vocal display of the indri, two hypotheses have not ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barrett, Louise; Pollet, Thomas V.; Stulp, Gert (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeVU University AmsterdamLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2014)
    Does evolutionary theorizing have a role in psychology?This is a more contentious issue than one might imagine, given that, as evolved creatures, the answer must surely be yes. The contested nature of evolutionary psychology ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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)
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  • 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 ...
  • Barrett, Louise; Pollet, Thomas V.; Stulp, Gert (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeVrije Universiteit AmsterdamLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2014)
    Does evolutionary theorizing have a rold in psychology? This is a more contentious issue than one might imagine, given that, as evolved creatures, the answer must surely be yes. The contested nature of evolutionary ...
  • Petterson, Lanna J.; Dixson, Barnaby J.; Little, Anthony C.; Vasey, Paul L. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of New South WalesUniversity of Stirling, 2015)
    Androphilia refers to attraction to adultmales, whereas gynephilia refers to attraction to adult females. The current study employed self-report and viewing time (response time latency) measures of sexual attraction to ...
  • Leca, Jean-Baptiste (University of Chicago PressArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Abstract not available
  • Abell, Loren; Qualter, Pamela; Brewer, Gayle; Barlow, Alexandra; Stylianou, Maria; Henzi, Peter; Barrett, Louise (PsychOpenArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Central LancashireUniversity of ManchesterNeapolis UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    The current study investigated the association between Machiavellianism and children’s peer interactions in the playground using observational methods. Primary school children (N = 34; 17 female), aged 9 to 11 years, ...