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Learning progression toward a measurement concept of fractions
Abstract Background Fractions continue to pose a critical challenge for students and their teachers alike. Mathematics education research indicates that the challenge with ...
Reconstructing Iraq: merging discourses of security and development
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-04)
This article argues that reconstruction is an emerging discourse of international politics that merges security and development discourses in powerful and troubling ways. We focus on Iraq as a site for articulating and ...
Taking the Temperature: Implications for Adoption of Election Day Registration, State-Level Voter Turnout, and Life Expectancy
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-01)
We consider the neglected importance of temperature as an explanatory variable. We show that: (1) colder states have turnout that is high relative to the national average; (2) the coldest states in the United States were ...
Abstract social categories facilitate access to socially skewed words
Recent work has shown that listeners process words faster if said by a member of the group that typically uses the word. This paper further explores how the social distributions of words affect lexical access by exploring ...
Comparing successful aging, resilience, and holistic wellness as predictors of the good life
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC, 2018-01-01)
Egalitarianism under Severe Uncertainty
A Cross-Cultural Validation of the MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory: Evidence from Chinese- and Spanish-Speaking University Students
(Hipatia Press, 2017-02-24)
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which Chinese and Spanish translations of the College Student version of the MUSIC ® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory (MUSIC Inventory; Jones, 2012 ) demonstrate ...
Aging and network properties: Stability over time and links with learning during working memory training
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2018-01-04)
Growing evidence suggests that healthy aging affects the configuration of large-scale functional brain networks. This includes reducing network modularity and local efficiency. However, the stability of these effects over ...
Gender differences in financial risk tolerance
The purpose of this research is to explore gender differences in financial risk tolerance using a large, nationally representative dataset, the Survey of Consumer Finances. The impact of the explanatory variables in the ...