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We investigate the following finding concerning the order in which participants are mentioned in sentences: In a probe recognition task, probe words are responded to considerably more rapidly when they are the names of the first- as opposed to the second-mentioned participants. Seven experiments demonstrated that this advantage is not attributable to the(More)
AIMS The study aims to determine the importance of music to adolescents in England, and investigates why they listen to and perform music. SAMPLE A total of 2465 adolescents (1149 males; 1266 females; 50 participants did not state their sex) between 13 and 14 years of age who were attending Year 9 at one of 22 secondary schools in the North Staffordshire(More)
1 This paper describes the development of SDS-FPS, which is a small demand-side model calibrated to match some of the dynamic properties of the Reserve Bank's Forecasting and Policy System (FPS) Core Model. SDS-FPS is capable of matching the dynamic properties of FPS for a wide range of disturbances, despite lacking relative prices, having no explicit(More)
We investigated two seemingly contradictory phenomena: the Advantage of the First-Mentioned Participant (participants mentioned first in a sentence are more accessible than participants mentioned second) and the Advantage of the Most Recent Clause (concepts mentioned in the most recent clause are more accessible than concepts mentioned in an earlier(More)
Effects of the listening context on responses to music largely have been neglected despite the prevalence of music listening in our everyday lives. This article reports 2 studies in which participants chose music of high or low arousal potential during (Experiment 1) or immediately after (Experiment 2) exercise or relaxation. In Experiment 1, participants(More)
Previous research indicates that the specific emotions expressed by stimuli may be closely associated with their pleasing and arousing qualities, and this parallels psychomusicological research on the relationship between these two stimulus qualities. In light of this, the present research contends that the emotions expressed by musical stimuli are(More)
  • Andrew Coleman, David Galt, Lesley Haines, David Hargreaves, Gary Hawke, Jeff Huther +2 others
  • 1999
Recent research shows that trade of goods and financial products is much greater within countries than it is between countries, even allowing for factors such as transports costs. This lack of economic integration is likely to be costly for small nations, as internal trade is much less diverse than internal trade in large nations. European countries have(More)
Motion estimation in video is a very important tool for such applications as interpolation, motion compensation, and segmentation. However, in interlaced video, it is often desirable to perform interpolation prior to the motion estimation. In this correspondence, a novel technique is presented that, rather than minimizing the interpolation error in each of(More)
The authors investigated the intergroup processes of male adolescents within the context of social identity theory (SIT; H. Tajfel, 1978; H. Tajfel & J. C. Turner, 1979). The participants were English male adolescents (age = 14-15 years). They estimated in-group and out-group musical preferences and evaluated the in-group and out-group along a series of(More)
Academics and protest groups have claimed that "problem music" (hard rock, hip hop/rap, & punk) causes self-injurious thoughts/behaviors among fans. In this study we investigated whether the relationship is mediated by self-esteem, delinquency, and conservatism; and whether first exposure to problem music preceded self-injurious thoughts. A liking for(More)