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  • Pisanski, Katarzyna Alicja; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2010)
    The human voice might have been shaped by sexual selection. Hence, voice fundamental (F0, or pitch) and formant frequencies (Fn, or timbre) are proposed to convey fitness cues germane to rivals and potential mates. First, ...
  • Kromrey, Natalie A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2009)
    Endocrine disrupting compounds and pesticides have been detected in rivers and irrigation canals of Southern Alberta, a semiarid region with irrigation-dependent crop production, intensive livestock operations, and a ...
  • Berth, Ilona; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    Following a meso-contingency approach (Rousseau & House, 1994), this study examined the relationship between efficacy beliefs and effectiveness outcomes in a team context. Specifically, the interaction effects of self-efficacy ...
  • Kabir, A.F.M. Sultanul (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    Since the time of their introduction, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) have been catching the interest of researchers. WSN have a wide range of applications, some even involving sensitive and secret information, thereby ...
  • Galbraith, Evelyn Van; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1994Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 1994)
    This thesis contains two parts: a novel, The Eighth Day and its critical commentary. The novel sets the story of Olivia, a contemporary protagonist, into the Sumerian myth of Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth. Like Inanna, ...
  • Ferguson, Elizabeth; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, c2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2005)
    Science is curiosity about the natural world translated into knowledge; it serves to identify laws and validate hypotheses. The quest for knowledge is influenced by the paradigm of the scientist. The primary object of this ...
  • Donald, Dwayne Trevor; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbrige, Faculty of Education, 2003Education, 2003)
    Aboriginal educations is an ambiguous field of study that presents many challenging dilemmas for educators today. A major part of this ambiguity stems from the tendency to emphasize traditional cultural values, Aboriginal ...
  • McMullan, Amanda R (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2013)
    We are capable of effortlessly parsing a complex scene presented to us. In order to do this, we must segregate objects from each other and from the background. While this process has been extensively studied in vision ...
  • Ponjavic, Karla D (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2013)
    This thesis used the electroencephalogram (EEG) to measure the electrophysiological correlates of auditory distraction. Chapter One determined that relative to broad-band noise, the presence of a continuous speech signal ...
  • Christie, Gregory J; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2010)
    All sentient organisms use contextual information to assess the amount of reward associated with a particular behavior. Human beings have arguably evolved the most sophisticated of these mechanisms and are capable of ...
  • Moradi, Ali; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2014)
    Elliptical instability may be excited in any rotating flow with elliptically deformed streamlines. Investigating this instability in containers with spheroidal or ellipsoidal boundaries is of geophysical and astrophysical ...
  • VanderLaan, Doug P; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2007)
    Various competing theoretical frameworks have been invoked to explain heterosexual sex differences in mating psychology. Chapter One provides examples of such frameworks, details how considering both heterosexual and ...
  • Martinek, Janna Frances; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2015-07-16)
    The presenting research examines the experiences of eleven mental health professionals who have embraced nature in order to heal from vicarious trauma. The analysis was conducted through a phenomenological hermeneutic ...
  • Siwiec, Sebastian; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2013Education, 2013)
    The emotions associated with initiating, maintaining, and reinforcing hairpulling disorder (trichotillomania) were studied. Studies conducted have only looked at small community or inpatient samples, and little is known ...
  • Sanden, Christopher; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2010)
    Automatic music genre classi cation is a high-level task in the eld of Music Information Retrieval (MIR). It refers to the process of automatically assigning genre labels to music for various tasks, including, but not ...
  • Smith, Jennifer; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, AB : Faculty of Education, University of Lethbridge, 1987Education, 1987)
    It is the objective of this paper to present the facts concerning the current status of Canadian women in science, to review the theories which have been put forth to explain gender disparities in science participation, ...
  • Jahanbakht, Nafiseh; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2010)
    The energy of a graph is the sum of the absolute values of the eigenvalues of its adjacency matrix. The concept is related to the energy of a class of molecules in chemistry and was first brought to mathematics by ...
  • Hastings, Erica; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2003)
    This thesis focuses on the effects of pharmacological and environmental interventions following perinatal prefrontal cortex lesions. Rats given postnatal day 3 medial prefrontal cortex lesions were provided with one of the ...
  • Pasternak, Graham M (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2011)
    Narrow riparian woodlands along non-perennial streams have made it possible for vervet monkeys to penetrate the semi-arid karoo ecosystem of South Africa, while artificial water points have more recently allowed these ...
  • McCluskie, Meg L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2005)
    Scientific literature indicates potential for using plant extracts to control arthropod pests thereby decreasing the amount of synthetic chemicals introduced into the ecosystem. The research presented below tested several ...

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