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The Cute Chameleon: The Effect of Attractiveness Level on Behavioral Mimicry Within Same-Sex Dyads
Behavioral mimicry is the changing of movements or mannerisms to match that of an interaction partner. The phenomenon occurs nonconsciously and has been shown to increase the level of liking between interaction partners ...
Temporal aspects of Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor on the Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling 3 Expression and the JAK/STAT Pathway in Rat Retinal Müller cells
The cytokine ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) is a neuroprotective agent in the central nervous system. CNTF activates the JAK/STAT signaling pathway to induce protein expression, which subsequently levels off due to ...
El Excepcionalismo Costarricense Redefinido: La identidad “tica” en la literatura costarricense contemporánea
Aside from its reputation as the “Switzerland of Central America,” Costa Rica is rarely mentioned in international headlines or academic studies. The tendency to compare one Central American nation to another has defined ...
Ethical Considerations When Working with Individuals with Disabilities: A Student's Perspective on Curriculum Design and Development
Over the past several decades, disability rights have emerged as a growing concern within American society. A push for legislation to establish and uphold the rights of individuals with disabilities resulted in several ...
Give Me My A... And That Beer!: Examining the Relationship Between Academic Entitlement, Major, and Alcohol Use
Academic entitlement (AE) is a relatively new area of research. AE is defined as expecting higher grades for minimum effort and demanding behaviors towards teachers, such as expecting to receive a good grade in a class ...
Developing a Course: What Liberal Education Means for Miami
While Miami University prides itself on being a liberal arts institution, it is not clear that our liberal education curriculum is as effective as it could be in meeting the learning objectives set out for it. This senior ...