Joseph C. Wilson
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Between science and engineering: Reflections on the apsa presidential task force on political science, electoral rules, and democratic governance
Political scientists have contributed to the world of electoral systems as scientists and as engineers. Taking stock of recent scientific research, we show that context modifies the effects of… Expand
Smoking Urges During Treatment and Long-Term Cessation among Low-Income African Americans.
Objective The urge to smoke is a predictor of smoking relapse. Little research has focused on the impact of acute urges during treatment among African Americans. This study examined the relationship… Expand
Picture (im)perfect: Illusions of recognition memory produced by photographs at test
Photographs have been found to affect a variety of psychological judgments. For example, nonprobative but semantically related photographs may increase beliefs in the truth of general knowledge… Expand
Smoking UrgeS DUring TreaTmenT
Tobacco smoking persists as a major public health problem in the United States overall. However, specific subpopulations categorized by race/ethnicity bear a greater disease burden due to smoking.… Expand
Sociocultural Risk Factors for Elevated Perceived Stress among African American Smokers
Leptin is a small protein hormone that controls satiety and is produced by adipocytes. Obese people have increased levels of circulating leptin. Excessive leptin levels cause a break down in the… Expand