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Intracranial pathology is frequently associated with cardiac dysrhythmias, which are sometimes lethal. Stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, seizures and head trauma with or without increased intracranial pressure are observed to be accompanied by myocardial damage and by ECG abnormalities, including T-wave changes, shortened P-R interval, prolonged Q-T(More)
Narcolepsy is a chronic, incurable disorder affecting at least a quarter of a million Americans. It is characterized by a tetrad of symptoms, which include excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, sleep paralysis and hypnogogic hallucinations. Individuals may experience severe negative psychosocial consequences associated with these symptoms. The(More)
We examine how moral sanctions and rewards, notably the moral sentiments involving feelings of guilt and virtue, would be employed to govern individuals' behavior if the objective were to maximize social welfare. In our model, we analyze how the optimal use of guilt and virtue is influenced by the nature of the behavior under consideration, the costs of(More)
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