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    • Autobiographical memory retrieval and appraisal in social anxiety disorder 

      Moscovitch, David A.; Vidovic, Vanja; Lenton-Brym, Ariella P.; Dupasquier, Jessica R.; Barber, Kevin C.; Hudd, Taylor; Zabara, Nick; Romano, Mia (Elsevier, 2018-08-01)
      Individuals with social anxiety disorder (SADs; n = 41) and healthy controls (HCs; n = 40) were administered the Waterloo Images and Memories Interview, in which they described mental images that they tend to experience ...
    • Automated Downloading with Wget 

      Milligan, Ian (The Editorial Board of the Programming Historian, 2012-06-27)
      Wget is a useful program, run through your computer’s command line, for retrieving online material. It can be useful in the following situations: Retrieving or mirroring (creating an exact copy of) an entire website. ...
    • Automaticity Revisited: When Print Doesn't Activate Semantics 

      Labuschagne, Elsa (University of Waterloo, 2014-10-16)
      It is widely accepted that the presentation of a printed word “automatically” triggers processing that ends with full semantic activation. This processing, among other characteristics, is held to occur without intention, ...
    • Autonomy and Moral Obligation: People with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities 

      Klausen, Catherine (University of Waterloo, 2015-10-05)
      In this project I seek to evaluate how social structures and attitudinal norms impact the autonomy of people who live with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and what implications arise from that evaluation. I ...
    • Awe-Inducing Interior Space: Architectural Causes and Cognitive Effects 

      Negami, Hanna (University of Waterloo, 2016-04-27)
      The purpose of the present work was to investigate whether religious monumental architecture facilitates religious feeling by inducing a sense of awe. In order to elucidate how church interiors elicit awe and otherwise ...
    • A “BAD APPLE” OR A “SPOILED BARREL”?: OBSERVING OVERT RACISM PREDICTS DIVERGING PERCEPTIONS OF RACISM AND RACE RELATIONS IN AMERICA 

      Wilmot, Matthew (University of Waterloo, 2019-06-03)
      Blacks and Whites draw different interpretations of the blatant racism that they witness, even when their reactions appear to be identical. Across three studies, we hypothesized that Blacks would endorse the idea that ...
    • Badges: Abzeichen als sprechende Objekte 

      Rasmussen, Ann Marie (De Gruyter, 2017-05)
      This article presents early findings regarding the interplay between script (text) and image on medieval badges, which are small, brooch-like objects made from lead-tin alloy (pewter) and adorned with familiar images drawn ...
    • The Balancing Act: Economic Determinism and Humanism in Marxism 

      Taylor, Christopher Leighton (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-25)
      I argue that there are two interpretations of the Marxist dialectic, both of which examine how human beings interact with objects around them conceptually and how society evolves over time, from different points of view. ...
    • Balthasar Hubmaier's Sword: A Circumstantial Development 

      Wiens, Rudolph Henry (University of Waterloo, 2010-04-29)
      The sixteenth century Bavarian Anabaptist, Balthasar Hubmaier (ca. 1480-1528), has had a disputed role in Anabaptist historiography ever since his martyrdom in March, 1528. On the one hand he is known as the most erudite ...
    • Baring Your Soul: The Good, the Bad, and the Bad Again 

      Smith, Cameron (University of Waterloo, 2022-06-06)
      People with lower self-esteem (LSEs) exhibit a paradoxical pattern of self-disclosure (Wood & Forest, 2016). On one hand, they self-disclose less overall than people with higher self-esteem (HSEs), seemingly to protect ...
    • Barking at Emotionally-Laden Words: The Role of Attention 

      Haskell, Christie Rose Marie (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-02)
      It has long been held that processing at the single word level during reading is automatic. However, research has recently begun to emerge that challenges this view. The literature surrounding the processing of emotion ...
    • Based on a True Story 

      Everingham, Scott (University of Waterloo, 2009-05-19)
      The paintings in Based on a True Story are at once illogical and concrete – implying both failure and the hope of figurative and architectural construction. Developed as a kind of psychological landscape, they suggest a ...
    • Basic Processes in Reading: Spatial Attention as a Necessary Preliminary to Lexical/Semantic Processing 

      Waechter, Stephanie (University of Waterloo, 2009-08-21)
      The question of whether words can be identified without spatial attention has been a topic of considerable interest over the last five and a half decades, but the literature has yielded mixed conclusions. Some studies show ...
    • Basic Processes in Reading: The Role of Spatial Attention in Visual Word Processing 

      Risko, Evan F. (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-01)
      The present thesis is concerned with the role of spatial attention in visual word processing. Eleven experiments are reported each of which consists of the combination of a manipulation of spatial attention (i.e., cue ...
    • Behavioural Enrichment : An Exhibition of Painting 

      Partridge, Shannon (University of Waterloo, 2010-05-18)
      Behavioural Enrichment is a series of paintings of fictional zoo exhibits; the body of work as a whole creates a silent zoo. The paintings merge imagery and draw comparisons between the stage-like sets of mid-century ...
    • A Behind-the-Scenes Examination of the Kitchener Mental Health Court: The Diversion of Persons with Mental Disorders 

      Leroux, Carlie Luciana (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-26)
      In this thesis I investigate how the Canadian criminal justice system handles persons with mental disorders who come into conflict with the law. Through an in-depth examination of the Kitchener Mental Health Court this ...
    • Being a South Tyrolean: Examining Identity in Conversation and Linguistic Landscapes 

      Carroll, James Ryan (University of Waterloo, 2020-08-26)
      In this dissertation, I examine the role of language in the enacting of identity in the German-speaking community in the province of South Tyrol, Italy. Within this province on the border between Austria and Italy, the ...
    • BELIEVABLE BUT NOT MEMORABLE: EXAMINING THE INTERACTION BETWEEN THE BELIEVABILITY AND MEMORABILITY OF EVIDENCE AS IT AFFECTS INFERENCES 

      Ozubko, Jason David (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-27)
      Dual-process theories of reasoning (e.g., Gilbert, 1991; Stanovich & West, 1997) posit that decisions are mediated by two cognitive systems: a fast and automatic system which sometimes relies on past knowledge, and a ...
    • Beneath the Hype: Engaging the Sociality of Artificial Intelligence 

      Govia, Leah (University of Waterloo, 2018-04-23)
      Artificial intelligence (AI) is highly visible in today’s public media. With potential uses across domains such as healthcare, labour and transportation, its capacity to impact human lives is widely apparent. As it continues ...
    • The benefits and boundary conditions of drawing on episodic memory 

      Meade, Melissa (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-19)
      Drawing, as an encoding strategy for to-be-remembered words, has previously been shown to provide robust episodic memory benefits in young adults. In this dissertation, I provide experimental evidence that drawing enhances ...

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