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Sensorimotor learning during a marksmanship task in immersive virtual reality
(Frontiers in Psychology, 2018-02-06)
Sensorimotor learning refers to improvements that occur through practice in the performance of sensory-guided motor behaviors. Leveraging novel technical capabilities of an immersive virtual environment, we probed the component ...
Globalization, Recession and the Internationalization of Industrial Districts: Experiences from the Italian Gold Jewellery Industry
(European Planning Studies, 2014-01-01)
Globalization and the recent recession crisis are significantly challenging Italian industrial districts (IDs), leading to deep transformations in their internationalization, innovation and organization strategies. With ...
Household income predicts trajectories of child internalizing and externalizing behavior in high-, middle-, and low-income countries
(International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018-07-04)
© 2018, The Author(s) 2018. This study examined longitudinal links between household income and parents’ education and children’s trajectories of internalizing and externalizing behaviors from age 8 to 10 reported by mothers, ...
Infection-induced thrombin production: a potential novel mechanism for preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM).
(American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 2018-07)
Preterm premature rupture of membranes is a leading contributor to maternal and neonatal morbidity and death. Epidemiologic and experimental studies have demonstrated that thrombin causes fetal membrane weakening and subsequently ...
Behavioural and physiological limits to vision in mammals.
(Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 2017-04)
Human vision is exquisitely sensitive-a dark-adapted observer is capable of reliably detecting the absorption of a few quanta of light. Such sensitivity requires that the sensory receptors of the retina, rod photoreceptors, ...
The cochlear implant and possibilities for narrowing the remaining gaps between prosthetic and normal hearing.
(World journal of otorhinolaryngology - head and neck surgery, 2017-12)
The cochlear implant has become the standard of care for severe or worse losses in hearing and indeed has produced the first substantial restoration of a lost or absent human sense using a medical intervention. However, ...
Xenon and sevoflurane provide analgesia during labor and fetal brain protection in a perinatal rat model of hypoxia-ischemia.
(PloS one, 2012-01)
It is not possible to identify all pregnancies at risk of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). Many women use some form of analgesia during childbirth and some anesthetic agents have been shown to be neuroprotective ...
Predicting Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration From Late Adolescence to Young Adulthood.
(Journal of interpersonal violence, 2018-08-23)
Saint-Eloi Cadely et al. found longitudinal patterns for the perpetration of both psychological and physical intimate partner violence (IPV), including actively and minimally aggressive patterns. The current study builds ...
Reprint of ''Using neuroimaging to individualize TMS treatment for depression: Toward a new paradigm for imaging-guided intervention''.
The standard clinical technique for using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with limited efficacy to date. Such limited efficacy may be due to reliance ...
Distributional Impacts of Energy Taxes