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Psychological predictors of regular walking by sedentary older women
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1993)
Predictors of change in physical activity over two years were examined in a community sample of 67 sedentary, older women (mean age = 71, SD = 6.9). The study contained three hypotheses. The first stated that sedentary, ...
Psychological and neuroendocrine correlates of cardiac arrhythmias
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1992)
The relationship of psychological, neuroendocrine and cardiac risk factors contributing to arrhythmia vulnerability was investigated in patients presenting for electrophysiology studies (EPS). The study was designed to ...
The blood pressure response to daily stress in normotensive female nurses
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1994)
Blood pressure variability as it relates to the psychological and behavioral correlates of stress may be an important risk factor in the development of hypertension in women as they assume more diverse roles in both the ...
An electrophysiological study of active vision
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2000)
In active vision, information is obtained at brief fixations separated by saccadic eye movements. Nonetheless, our visual experience is not of discrete snapshots, but of a complete and integrated percept. In this dissertation, ...
Accuracy of memory for experimental pain: A sensory decision analysis
(ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1996)
Memory for cold pressor pain was assessed in 43 healthy males and females from three ethnocultural groups: Caucasian, African American, and Hispanic. A sensory decision theory (SDT) approach was used to examine the question: ...