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    • 1,2,3,4 

      Martens, Tess (University of Waterloo, 2018-05-22)
      My thesis exhibition, 1,2,3,4, consists of four performances: Announce It!, A Second Hand Emotion, Slow Change and Portrait-Self-Portrait. The performances will take place on scheduled days at the University of Waterloo ...
    • 1b, black legs, 52" 

      Mitchell, Karice (University of Waterloo, 2021-04-30)
      1b, black legs, 52” is an effort to reconcile with history. Through the recontextualization of black pornographic images, this exhibition serves as a re-imagining of what black women’s futures could be. By creating images ...
    • The 2006 Russia-Ukraine Natural Gas Dispute: A mechanisms based approach 

      Daley, Stephen (University of Waterloo, 2009-08-26)
      This thesis addresses the factors which lead the Russian government to increase natural gas prices for Ukraine in 2006. Through the use of methodological individualism, an explanation which links system, state, and ...
    • 4150 Cousins: What 7 DNA Ancestry Tests Can Tell You About Your Kin 

      Nadeau, Danielle (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-12)
      This thesis presents the results of seven commercialized DNA ancestry tests that are all available to the public, for under $400 Canadian dollars each. This research is conducted to explore the use of commercialized DNA ...
    • 9 Sum Sorcery 

      Hildreth, Alexis (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-25)
      9 Sum Sorcery is a multimedia exhibition comprised of video and sculpture. Nine screens depict 'The Player' performing with an assortment of augmented found materials within the framework of a board game. The Player ...
    • A. Schopenhauer and F. Dostoevsky: Some Philosophical and Literary Parallels 

      Minin, Oleg (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-29)
      This thesis juxtaposes the philosophical theories of Arthur Schopenhauer with themes and characters in Fyodor Dostoevsky's major fictional works of the middle post-Siberian period (1863-1871). Of particular interest is the ...
    • ABOVE WATER: An Educational Game for Anxiety 

      Wehbe, Rina Renee; Watson, Diane K.; Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Ganaba, Marim; Stocco, Melissa; Lee, Alvin; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-10-16)
      We present Above Water - a digital/physical hybrid game to inform people about the available strategies to cope with two types of Anxiety Disorders - Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. The game teaches players ...
    • ABOVE WATER: Extending the Play Space for Health 

      Wehbe, Rina Renee; Watson, Diane K.; Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-11-06)
      ABOVE WATER is a game that disseminates information about Clinical Anxiety Disorders, particularly Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. This game focuses on teaching players about treatments as well as providing ...
    • ABOVE WATER: Extending the Play Space for Health 

      Wehbe, Rina Renee; Watson, Diane K.; Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-11-06)
      ABOVE WATER is a game that disseminates information about Clinical Anxiety Disorders, particularly Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. This game focuses on teaching players about treatments as well as providing ...
    • Absurd America: Immigration and Meaninglessness in Werner Herzog‘s Stroszek and Franz Kafka‘s Der Verschollene 

      Heintz, Jonas (University of Waterloo, 2018-09-11)
      In this thesis I compare Franz Kafka‘s novel Der Verschollene with Werner Herzog‘s movie Stroszek by utilizing Albert Camus‘ philosophy of the absurd as a literary theory. The absurd ad dresses the problem of meaninglessness ...
    • Abusive Supervision and Organizational Deviance: A Mediated Moderation Model 

      Lian, Huiwen (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-02)
      In the current dissertation I investigated how abusive supervision promoted subordinate organizational deviance, by integrating and extending past work on mixed relationships (relationships characterized by both conflict ...
    • "The Academy Award of Protest": Media, Cooptation, and Radical Identity in the Sixties 

      Arnold-Levene, Arielle (University of Waterloo, 2015-08-31)
      Through the 1960s and into the early 1970s, radicals in the New Left and the counterculture struggled with how to remain relevant and authentic in the face of skewed and selective mainstream media representation. They often ...
    • Acceptability of Female Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Use in Bangladesh and India 

      Sansone, Genevieve (University of Waterloo, 2014-11-10)
      Background: Smokeless tobacco has a long history in Bangladesh and India, where it has become normalized as a socially acceptable behaviour, but the same level of social acceptance does not apply to smoking, especially ...
    • Accounting Conservatism and the Consequences of Covenant Violations 

      Li, Yutao (University of Waterloo, 2011-12-20)
      Recent studies document that covenant violations intensify the conflicts of interest between lenders and borrowers, and lead to greater restrictions on borrowing firms’ financing and investment activities (Chava and Roberts, ...
    • Active and Marginal Religious Affiliates in Canada: Describing the Difference and the Difference it Makes 

      Thiessen, Joel (University of Waterloo, 2011-01-19)
      In 2002, Reginald Bibby surprisingly asserted that a renaissance of religion is, or soon will be taking place in Canada. However, the assertion clashes with the dominant belief based largely on Bibby’s accumulated data ...
    • Active Navigation in Virtual Environments Benefits Spatial Memory in Older Adults 

      Meade, Melissa E.; Meade, John G.; Sauzeon, Hélène; Fernandes, Myra A. (MDPI, 2019-03)
      We investigated age differences in memory for spatial routes that were either actively or passively encoded. A series of virtual environments were created and presented to 20 younger (Mean age = 19.71) and 20 older (Mean ...
    • Actor-Partner Effects and the Differential Roles of Depression and Anxiety in Intimate Relationships: A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analysis. 

      Karimiha, Gelareh (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-01)
      Past studies examining the role of psychopathology in intimate relationships have largely focused on the construct of depression, both as a cause and consequence of relationship distress. In contrast, far less attention ...
    • Adapting to Change: The Role of Priors, Surprise and Brain Damage on Mental Model Updating 

      Filipowicz, Alexandre (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-24)
      To make sense of the world, humans build mental models that guide actions and expectations. These mental models need to be receptive to change and updated when they no longer accurately predict observations from an ...
    • Adaptive and Maladaptive Maximizing: Identifying the Correlates, Processes, and Outcomes of Maximizing in Decision-Making 

      Hughes, Jeffrey (University of Waterloo, 2018-01-04)
      Research on the affective outcomes of maximizing has been mixed, with some research indicating that people who seek the “best” option across decisions report lower happiness and life satisfaction, and greater depression ...
    • Adaptive Memory: Investigating the Survival Processing of Faces 

      Todorovic, Daniel (University of Waterloo, 2016-04-01)
      It has been consistently found that words exhibit a mnemonic benefit when processed according to their relevance to a survival scenario (Nairne, Thompson, & Pandeirada, 2007). However, when Savine, Scullin, and Roediger ...

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