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Does History Matter? Pioneering Research on Canada's Attitudes Toward Bygone Days
(The LIterary Review of Canada, 2014-05)
A book review of 'Canadians and their past' by Margaret Conrad, Kadriye Ercikan, Gerald Friesen, Jocelyn Létourneau, Delphin Muise, David Northrup and Peter Seixas.
One versus two eyes makes a difference! Early face perception is modulated by featural fixation and feature context
The N170 event-related potential component is an early marker of face perception that is particularly sensitive to isolated eye regions and to eye fixations within a face. Here, this eye sensitivity was tested further by ...
Workload, Risks, and Goal Framing as Antecedents of Shortcut Behaviors
Purpose: Shortcut behaviors are methods of completing a task that require less time than typical or standard procedures. These behaviors carry the benefit of increasing efficiency, yet can also carry risks (e.g., of an ...
Commitment to change from locomotion motivation during deliberation
The factors that motivate commitment to behavioral change (e.g., quitting smoking) are important in understanding self-regulation processes. The current research examines how an individual’s motivational orientation during ...
Dunning-Kruger effects in reasoning: Theoretical implications of the failure to recognize incompetence
The Dunning-Kruger effect refers to the observation that the incompetent are often ill-suited to recognize their incompetence. Here we investigate potential Dunning-Kruger effects in high-level reasoning and, in particular, ...
The Problem of History in the Age of Abundance
(The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2016-12-11)
Our collective cultural heritage faces a serious problem: In the digital age, we can document and "remember" more than ever before. But the scale of historical material is so huge that it will decisively change how scholars ...
Les Relations jésuites
(Éditions Liber, 2014)
Guy Poirier explore, dans cet article, certains aspects des Relations jésuites qui nous permettent de renouveler nos analyses des écrits missionnaires des jésuites, de la Renaissance au XVIIIe siècle. Des focalisations et ...
Empirical validation of the Gamification User Types Hexad scale in English and Spanish
Gamification, the use of game elements in non-game systems, is now established as a relevant research field in human-computer interaction (HCI). Several empirical studies have shown that gameful interventions can increase ...
Illusionary Order: Online Databases, Optical Character Recognition, and Canadian History, 1997–2010
(University of Toronto Press, 2013-12)
It all seems so orderly and comprehensive. Instead of firing up the microfilm reader to navigate the Globe and Mail or the Toronto Star, one needs only to log into online newspaper databases. A keyword search, for a ...
Cultural mosaic beliefs as a new measure of the psychological climate for diversity: Individual distinctiveness and synergy in culturally diverse teams
(Sage Publishing, 2017-12-11)
This article introduces the concept of cultural mosaic beliefs (CMBs) as a component of effective multicultural work groups. Building on theories of group diversity and self-verification, and responding to calls to understand ...