Kate Paloma Nascimento Freitas

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We examined the hypothesis that threat alters the cognitive strategies used by high authoritarians in seeking out new political information from the environment. In a laboratory experiment, threat was manipulated through a “mortality salience” manipulation used in research on terror management theory (Pyszczynski, Solomon, & Greenberg, 2003). Subjects (N =(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Low back pain is the most frequent spinal disease causing from movement limitation to temporary disability. Studies show its multifactorial etiology, stressing biomechanical causes, individual characteristics and occupational factors. This study aimed at assessing the effects of kinesiotherapy in occupational low back pain(More)
Real-time tissue identification can benefit procedures such as stereotactic brain biopsy, functional neurosurgery and brain tumor excision. Optical scattering spectroscopy has been shown to be effective at discriminating cancer from noncancerous conditions in the colon, bladder and breast. The NASA Smart Probe extends the concept of 'optical biopsy' by(More)
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