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A fear appeal approach to web-based sexual offender community notification
Community notification aims to warn the public when reintegrating sexual offenders represent a significant risk to public safety. However, anxiety and powerlessness are often unintentional side-effects of notification. ...
Attitudes toward adoption by same-sex couples: Do gender roles matter?
Within Canada, the right for same-sex couples to adopt children is a highly contentious issue. Despite all provinces and territories in Canada permitting adoption by gay and lesbian couples through their public agencies, ...
The Social Psychological Dimensions of Immigrant Entrepreneurship
Immigrant entrepreneurship is increasingly becoming part of the business landscape in Canada and, as a result, is gaining scientific attention. Nonetheless, the phenomenon of immigrant entrepreneurship has been scarcely ...
The Role of Phosphorylated CREB in the Preferential Recruitment of Immature Dentate Granule Neurons into Learning and Memory Circuitry
Adult hippocampal neurogenesis has been linked with learning and memory in mammalian species (including humans). Recent work has demonstrated a critical period following the birth of new hippocampal neurons during which ...
The Level of Service Inventory (Ontario Revision) scale validation for gender and ethnicity : addressing reliability and predictive validity
Previous investigations of the Level of Service Inventory – Ontario Revision (LSI-OR) have examined individual subgroups of offenders (e.g., women, Aboriginal offenders), which has made comparisons of its predictive validity ...
Prenatal PolyI:C induced schizophrenia-like cognitive inflexibilities in the male, but not female, rat adult offspring
Executive functions are important cognitive processes critical for survival. Damage to the prefrontal cortex impairs executive functions, such as working memory, decision making and set-shifting. Interestingly, patients ...