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  • Klassen, Mark E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2005)
    I tested the twin-threshold model, a risk-sensitive foraging model incorporating both a starvation threshold and a higher reproductive threshold. The model predicts risk-adverse foraging when an animal's energy state is ...
  • Mishra, Sandeep; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2007)
    Crime rates dropped unexpectedly and dramatically in the 1990s. Chapter One describes this drop, and evaluates previous explanations for the decline. A theoretical and empirical link between crime and risk taking at the ...
  • Polzin, Mary Louise; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1998Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 1998)
    The black cottonwood, Populus trichocarpa, provides the foundtaion for the riparian woodlands throughout southern British Columbia (B.C.) and western Montana (MT). To study the interaction of riparian dynamics and cottonwood ...
  • McMurray, David; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2007)
    This thesis will argue that angling was a complex cultural phenomenon that had developed into a respectable sport for women during the Early Modern period in Britain. This heterogeneous tradition was inherited by many ...
  • Brandt, Dieter E; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2003Education, 2003)
    The main focus of this study was to interview 4 principals to gather their perceptions about the role of principals in schools. A principal was selected from each school configuration: elementary, middle, high, and K-12. ...
  • Gharbawie, Omar A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2002)
    The ascending cholinergic and serotonergic projections are central to cortical activation and normal behavior. The objective of this thesis was to determine whether unilaterally damaging both of these systems would disrupt ...
  • Thomson, S. Bruce; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2003Management, 2003)
    Why do people stay with organizations? This study looked into the role of an individual’s community involvement as a motivator to stay with an organization. It was postulated that the strength of the ties or attachments ...
  • Hines, Dustin J; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2004)
    The thesis examines the ability of animals to construct a home base. The home base is a point in space where animals rear, groom, and circle and is a primary element in organized spatial behaviour (Eilam and Golani 1989). ...
  • Gallant-Norring, Deneen Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    The purpose of this study is to clarify the role of curriculum co-ordinator in the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division, discuss the strengths and limitations, determine areas of need for enhancing the effectiveness ...
  • Dong, Nan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    The present study examined how personality characteristics affect organizational citizenship behaviours directed toward individuals (OCBI), and the mediating effects of empathic concern in personality facet-OCBI relations. ...
  • Filkowski, Jody; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Cytotoxic chemotherapy is extremely important in adjuvant treatment of breast cancer. Yet, tumours frequently acquire chemoresistance that correlates with increased aggressiveness and poor prognosis. Three theories exist ...
  • Baker, Mike; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    For over 100 years, cancer radiation therapy has provided patients with increased survival rates. Despite this success, radiation exposure poses a threat to the progeny of exposed parents. It causes transgenerational ...
  • Bilichak, Andriy (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2013)
    Significant alterations in the environmental conditions can have pronounced effects on plant genome stability. Recent evidence argues for a global involvement of the components of epigenetic modules in the regulation of ...
  • Kutanzi, Kristy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Epigenetics plays an important role in carcinogenesis with heritable changes in DNA methylation and histone modifications intricately linked to the initiation, promotion, and progression of cancer. Evidence shows that a ...
  • Newton, Chad (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2010Management, 2010)
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  • Kremer, Daniel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    Fuller and Goldstein (2004) find that dividend payments are more valuable in down markets than in up markets. This research extends this study to determine whether the asymmetry in valuing dividend signals is influenced ...
  • Zhang, Xiaofei; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2012Management, 2012)
    This study examines the effects of changes in stock market microstructure on internal market efficiency and explores the relations among internal market efficiency, market co-movement and cross-market efficiency using ...
  • Holec, Victoria; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, [Dept. of] Neuroscience, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2013)
    When given a choice between getting a high reward that requires climbing a high ramp or pressing a lever multiple times, versus freely obtaining a low reward, healthy rats prefer the former, while rats with lesions to ...
  • Gulbrandsen-MacDonald, Tine L; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2011)
    Sutherland, Sparks and Lehmann (2010) proposed a new theory of memory consolidation, termed Distributed Reinstatement Theory (DRT), where the hippocampus (HPC) is needed for initial encoding but some types of memories are ...
  • Manossa, Geraldine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2002)
    This study examines the foundation of contemporary Cree performance, tracing its existence to traditional Cree narratives. Contained within traditional Cree stories is the trickster, Wasakaychak. These oral stories are ...

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