Diana Owen

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This study examines issues of online identity and language use among teenagers (ages 13 – 17) who create and maintain weblogs or blogs, which are personal journals created by individuals and made publicly accessible on the Internet. Online identity is investigated in terms of the disclosure of personal information, online name choice, avatar selection and(More)
The monoamine neurotransmitters serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine have been implicated in the pathogenesis of depression, schizophrenia and mood disorders. The mechanism of action of certain antidepressant drugs, particularly the tricyclics and the newly available norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake inhibitors (NSRIs) drugs, venlafaxine and(More)
Our nation's schools are failing to prepare American students for the challenges of a globalized world. Strict standards and an absence of innovative thinking lead to a dismissal of international education and the use of educational technology as potential aids to leaning. However, the combination of these under-used resources can result in a powerful(More)
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