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The difficulties that many students, particularly those in the social and behavioral sciences, encounter while taking an introductory statistics course have been widely reported in many parts of the world. Factors that have been purported as relating to performance in introductory statistics include a variety of cognitive and affective variables (Feinberg &(More)
The difficulties that many students encounter in introductory statistics courses have been widely reported. While many difficulties may be traced to conceptual and skill deficits in mathematics, some are attributed to non-cognitive factors such as students' attitudes about the subject. In addition to the potential for such attitudes to affect students'(More)
Dysphagia and aspiration seem to be rare in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, but cachexia can be associated with early death. Commonly, weight loss can be attributed to inadequate caloric intake caused by loss of ability to self-feed and/or fatigue. Our objective was to determine whether scoliosis repair is associated with malnutrition. A retrospective chart(More)
The difficulties that many students, particularly those in the social and behavioural sciences, encounter while taking an introductory statistics course have been widely reported. Some of those difficulties have been attributed to non-cognitive factors such as students' attitudes about the material. Likewise, students' experiences during an introductory(More)
The roles of university-based statisticians typically involve teaching, research, and service with the later often strongly focused on consultation. A review of literature in statistics identified a number of articles about consulting from the standpoint of how it should be done and how we should train our own students to do it, but virtually nothing about(More)
Major advances in knowledge of immunological diseases have resulted from observation of transient effects on children borne by women with such diseases. The discoveries that in Graves' disease and myasthenia gravis there are IgG antibodies directed against receptors sites are examples of such developments, while "ikiopathic" thrombocytopenic purpura is now(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional and oncological outcomes of patients treated for T3 laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Specifically comparing transoral laser microsurgery and radiotherapy/chemoradiotherapy treatment modalities. METHOD A retrospective review of patients treated for T3 laryngeal SCC between 2002 and 2010(More)
Light (0.02% BAC) and moderate (0.05% BAC) does of alcohol were administered to 10 dart throwers while effects were monitored on tasks related to dart throwing, i.e., rotary pursuit and hand steadiness. Balance and accuracy of throwing improved with the 0.02% BAC, but performance was impaired with 0.05% BAC. The higher BAC levels were linked with(More)