Alzheimer’s patients: A surprise finding in executive function

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Deborah Zaitchik says executive function measures for Alzheimer’s patients show staggering declines. Under a National Science Foundation-funded INSPIRE project, Harvard University psychologists Susan Carey and Deborah Zaitchik are studying how executive function influences the process of learning. Here, Zaitchik discusses differences between populations with strong and weak executive function. For more information visit:...

HERESY AND MEDICINE IN THE MIDDLE AGES

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"I fought a lot; I thought I could win, but fate and nature repressed my study and my efforts. But it is already something to be on the battlefield, because to win depends very much on fortune. But I did as much as I could, and I do not think anyone, of the future generation, will deny it. I was not afraid of death, I never gave in to anyone, I chose courageous death instead of a coward’s life". Giordano Bruno, De Monade (1591).

Символическое значение цветов в иконографии «Благовещения» в середине XV века в творчестве художников Западной Европы на примере «Благовещения из Экса» Бартелеми Д’Эйка.

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Символическое значение цветов в иконографии «Благовещения» в середине XV века в творчестве художников Западной Европы на примере «Благовещения из Экса» Бартелеми Д’Эйка. Исследовательская работа...

Проповедь Франциска Ассизского птицам. Смысл, который придавал ей сам Святой и восприятие ее современниками (на основе письменных источников XIII века и ранней иконографии этой проповеди XIII-XV веков).

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Костыря Виктория Александровна Исследовательская работа на тему: Проповедь Франциска Ассизского птицам. Смысл, который придавал ей сам Святой и восприятие ее современниками (на основе письменных источников XIII века и ранней иконографии этой проповеди XIII-XV веков)....

Student housing and its effect on student interaction

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The purpose of my research is to learn more about the architectural design of residential communities and their influence in perpetuating or discouraging student engagement in on-campus university residences. Though some researchers suggest that individual desire increases student engagement, I suggest that the design of the community space is an even larger factor. This research design is centered on an observational study and survey at two common spaces located within a corridor and...

USP SRP: Designing for People

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MEANT TO BE VIEWED AS "VIDEO ONLY." This research question aims to explore and identify urban design elements that encourage automobile dependence and what strategies encourage walkability and alternative modes of transportation. The area of study will focus specifically in the neighborhood surrounding the Euclid Ave. Transit Center in the Encanto neighborhood of Southeastern San Diego. Research was conducted through examining various case studies of urban design elements found in cities...