Erica Sherman

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This survey was designed to study cherished objects and other memorabilia as "reminiscentia," (i.e., as inducers of reminiscence). One hundred persons were surveyed by questionnaire and interview to determine the kinds of memorabilia and cherished objects they would identify and how these were related to reminiscence and current mood as measured by the(More)
Prior research has proved that an individual could be addicted to the Internet in general, but no research has been done specifically to social networking sites such as Facebook. This study investigates how factors such as personality, gender, procrastination, boredom and ones values may affect the amount of time they spend on Facebook, further concluding(More)
An interview survey was conducted with ninety-four elderly persons, sixty-two in community senior service centers and thirty-two in a nursing home, to find out whether aged persons do identify certain possessions as cherished above all others and to see what meaning these possessions had for their later years. It was found that 81 per cent of the sample(More)
Key variables from the Kuypers and Bengtson social reconstruction model were operationalized to investigate their relationship to selected measures of morale. They were incorporated in a questionnaire that was completed by 229 retired, noninstitutionalized men and women. Social reconstruction variables were found to have stronger correlations with morale(More)
Sherman, Erica, "Fluid dynamic factors as a cause and effect of biofilm formation of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms" (2016). Staphylococcus aureus bacteria are able to form biofilms and distinctive tower structures that facilitate their ability to tolerate treatment and to spread within the human body. The formation of towers, which break off, get carried(More)
The intracellular calcium indicator and buffer quin2 has been used to generate a large calcium buffering capacity in the cytoplasm of rat basophilic leukemia cells. Above 3 mM intracellular quin2, there is no further increase in the initial rate of antigen-induced 45Ca uptake, suggesting that 45Ca buffering by quin2 is now sufficient to prevent the(More)
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