Jeff Skeen

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Preweanling and postweaning offspring of gerbil parents fed Purina Laboratory Chow or Pooch dog food show selective preference for odors coming from other animals of these same diets. Odors with differential quality include whole animal, cage material and ventral scent gland sebum. Apparently diet alters chemosignals, even those from a specialized scent(More)
OBJECTIVE Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant public health problem in the United States, with approximately 1.5-2 million TBIs occurring each year. However, it is believed that these figures underestimate the true toll of TBI. Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and has a following of millions in the United States. Soccer is a sport not(More)
Cerebral amyloid deposits from five patients with presenile or senile cerebral disease of the Alzheimer type were stained with uranyl acetate and lead citrate or with periodic acid-thiocarbohydrazide-silver proteinate, and examined with traditional high-resolution electron microscopy and with a goniometer tilting stage. In addition to a carbohydrate-rich(More)
In 2 studies (ns = 10, 9) college students were trained using biofeedback to lower or to raise finger temperature. Successful subjects were then asked to do distracting intellectual tasks, while simultaneously retaining the learned temperature changes. Results indicated that these changes could be maintained without detectable decreases in problem-solving(More)
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