Janet F. Carlson

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It is very well documented that plasma growth hormone (GH) levels decline with age in the human and in experimental animals, and there is considerable evidence that age-related changes in body composition may be caused by reduced function of the GH-IGF-I system. However, excessive GH levels are associated with reduced life expectancy in acromegalic patients(More)
Researchers at AAAS and BSCS have developed a six-week unit that aims to help middle school students learn important chemistry ideas that can be used to explain growth and repair in animals and plants. By integrating core physical and life science ideas and engaging students in the science practices of modeling and constructing explanations, the unit is(More)
Executive Summary The Florida Department of Education asked the Buros Center for Testing to review two reading tests that have been used and may continue to be used in the future in the Florida schools. The Buros Center for Testing, specifically its Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, is without question the best known and largest test evaluation center(More)
School psychologists have an ethical imperative to determine the ways computers can facilitate practice because of the potential to improve effectiveness and efficiency. At the same time, psychologists have a parallel imperative to consider carefully ethical and professional practice implications. The aspects of computers that render them most helpful also(More)
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