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    • Regional differences in recommended cancer treatment for the elderly 

      Ho, Vivian; Ku-Goto, Meei-Hsiang; Zhao, Hui; Hoffman, Karen E; Smith, Benjamin D; Giordano, Sharon H (2016-07-15)
      Abstract Background Little is known about regional variation in cancer treatment and its determinants. We compare rates of adherence to treatment guidelines for elderly ...
    • Impact of a Mobile Phone Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Behavior in a Community Sample of Adults: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation 

      Kendzor, Darla E.; Shuval, Kerem; Gabriel, Kelley Pettee; Businelle, Michael S.; Ma, Ping; High, Robin R.; Cuate, Erica L.; Poonawalla, Insiya B.; Rios, Debra M.; Demark-Wahnefried, Wendy; Swartz, Michael D.; Wetter, David W. (2016)
      Background: Greater time spent sedentary is linked with increased risk of breast, colorectal, ovarian, endometrial, and prostate cancers. Given steadily increasing rates of mobile phone ownership, mobile phone interventions ...
    • Syntactic agreement attraction reflects working memory processes 

      Slevc, L. Robert; Martin, Randi C. (2016)
      Does producing syntactic agreement rely on syntactic or memory-based retrieval processes? The present study investigated the extent to which syntactic processing deficits and working memory (WM) deficits predict susceptibility ...
    • Balancing act: weighing the factors affecting the taxation of capital income in a small open economy 

      McKeehan, Margaret K.; Zodrow, George R. (2016)
      Alternative economic theories yield dramatically different prescriptions for optimal capital taxation in small open economies. On the one hand, foreign firms, including those with investments that yield firm-specific ...
    • Early life height and weight production functions with endogenous energy and protein inputs 

      Puentes, Esteban; Wang, Fan; Behrman, Jere R.; Cunha, Flavio; Hoddinott, John; Maluccio, John A.; Adair, Linda S.; Borja, Judith B.; Martorell, Reynaldo; Stein, Aryeh D. (2016)
      We examine effects of protein and energy intakes on height and weight growth for children between 6 and 24 months old in Guatemala and the Philippines. Using instrumental variables to control for endogeneity and estimating ...
    • Exercise, inflammation, and fatigue in cancer survivors 

      LaVoy, Emily C.P.; Fagundes, Christopher P.; Dantzer, Robert (2016)
      Cancer-related fatigue significantly disrupts normal functioning and quality of life for a substantial portion of cancer survivors, and may persist for years following cancer treatment. While the causes of persistent fatigue ...
    • Dispositional Mindfulness Predicts Enhanced Smoking Cessation and Smoking Lapse Recovery 

      Heppner, Whitney L.; Spears, Claire Adams; Correa-Fernández, Virmarie; Castro, Yessenia; Li, Yisheng; Guo, Beibei; Reitzel, Lorraine R.; Vidrine, Jennifer Irvin; Mazas, Carlos A.; Cofta-Woerpel, Ludmila; Cinciripini, Paul M.; Ahluwalia, Jasjit S.; Wetter, David W. (2016)
      Background: Although mindfulness has been hypothesized to promote health behaviors, no research has examined how dispositional mindfulness might influence the process of smoking cessation. Purpose: The current study ...
    • Prosocial knowledge mediates effects of agreeableness and emotional intelligence on prosocial behavior 

      Martin-Raugh, Michelle P.; Kell, Harrison J.; Motowidlo, Stephan J. (2016)
      We present two studies that replicate and extend predictions made by implicit trait policy theory about the association between basic traits, knowledge, and behavior. Study 1 examined relations between personality traits, ...
    • Psychosocial Mechanisms Linking the Social Environment to Mental Health in African Americans 

      Mama, Scherezade K.; Li, Yisheng; Basen-Engquist, Karen; Lee, Rebecca E.; Thompson, Deborah; Wetter, David W.; Nguyen, Nga T.; Reitzel, Lorraine R.; McNeill, Lorna H. (2016)
      Resource-poor social environments predict poor health, but the mechanisms and processes linking the social environment to psychological health and well-being remain unclear. This study explored psychosocial mediators of ...
    • A Context-Independent Situational Judgment Test to Measure Prosocial Implicit Trait Policy 

      Motowidlo, Stephan J.; Ghosh, Kamalika; Mendoza, Anjelica M.; Buchanan, Ashley E.; Lerma, Mikal N. (2016)
      Two studies developed and validated a context-independent situational judgment test (SJT) of prosocial implicit trait policy (ITP). The first study developed an SJT based on critical incidents about the prosocial behavior ...
    • Aeolian Extractivism and Community Wind in Southern Mexico 

      Howe, Cymene; Boyer, Dominic (2016)
      The conditions of the Anthropocene, and the relative novelty of renewable energy forms, demonstrate the experimental plasticity of our era. Existing infrastructures of energy, political power, and capital can resist the ...
    • Fatigue in Parkinson's disease: report from a mutidisciplinary symposium 

      Friedman, Joseph H.; Beck, James C.; Chou, Kelvin L.; Clark, Gracia; Fagundes, Christopher P.; Goetz, Christopher G.; Herlofson, Karen; Kluger, Benzi; Krupp, Lauren B.; Lang, Anthony E.; Lou, Jao-Shin; Marsh, Laura; Newbould, Anne; Weintraub, Daniel (2016)
      Fatigue is a severe problem for many people living with Parkinson's disease (PD). Best estimates suggest that more than 50% of patients experience this debilitating symptom. Little is known about its etiology or treatment, ...
    • The Impact of Interpersonal Discrimination and Stress on Health and Performance for Early Career STEM Academicians 

      O'Brien, Katharine R.; McAbee, Samuel T.; Hebl, Michelle R.; Rodgers, John R. (2016)
      The present study examines the consequences of perceived interpersonal discrimination on stress, health, and performance in a sample of 210 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academicians. Using a ...
    • On the anthropology of the contemporary: Addressing concepts, designs, and practices 

      Faubion, James D.; Guyer, Jane I.; Boellstorff, Tom; Strathern, Marilyn; Deliss, Clémentine; Keck, Frédéric; Smith, Terry (2016)
      Between 2007 and 2014, on his own and in association with Gaymon Bennett and Anthony Stavrianakis, Paul Rabinow has been devoted to the development of an “anthropology of the contemporary.” The project is widely recognized ...
    • After war 

      Wool, Zoë H. (2016)
      In the United States – as in other places in the ambit of biomedicine – the efforts exerted on and by injured soldiers’ bodies in the aftermath of war are generally understood under the familiar medical rubric of ...
    • Generalizing across stimuli as well as subjects: A non-mathematical tutorial on mixed-effects modelsᅠ 

      Chang, Yu-Hsuan A.; Lane, David M. (2016)
      Although it has long been known that analyses that treat stimuli as a fixed effect do not permit generalization from the sample of stimuli to the population of stimuli, surprisingly little attention has been paid to this ...
    • Group-Level Selection Increases Cooperation in the Public Goods Game 

      Eckel, Catherine C.; Fatas, Enrique; Godoy, Sara; Wilson, Rick K. (2016)
      When groups compete for resources, some groups will be more successful than others, forcing out less successful groups. Group-level selection is the most extreme form of group competition, where the weaker group ceases to ...
    • Sound + Vision: Experimenting with the Anthropological Research Article of the Future 

      Boyer, Dominic; Faubion, James; Howe, Cymene; LaFlamme, Marcel (2016)
    • Nonjudging facet of mindfulness predicts enhanced smoking cessation in Hispanics 

      Spears, Claire Adams; Houchins, Sean C.; Stewart, Diana W.; Chen, Minxing; Correa-Fernández, Virmarie; Cano, Miguel Ángel; Heppner, Whitney L.; Vidrine, Jennifer I.; Wetter, David W. (2015)
      Although most smokers express interest in quitting, actual quit rates are low. Identifying strategies to enhance smoking cessation is critical, particularly among underserved populations, including Hispanics, for whom many ...
    • Aeolian politics 

      Howe, Cymene; Boyer, Dominic (2015)
      Our project in this article is to unwind ‘wind power’ as a consolidated conceptual object and to consider the ventifactual arrangements of its political materiality. In a time when carbon incineration has been exposed as ...