Margaret E. Brooks

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This research questioned the proposition that corporate familiarity is positively associated with firm reputation. Student images of familiar and unfamiliar Fortune 500 corporations were examined in 4 experiments. The results suggested that, consistent with behavioral decision theory and attitude theory, highly familiar corporations provide information that(More)
Division of Imaging, Kings College, PET Centre at St Thomas’ Hospital, Guys’ and St Thomas’ Foundation NHS Trust, London, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, City and Royal Victoria Hospitals Belfast, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, UK(More)
This paper brings a Vygotskian socio-cultural framework to young children’s drawing processes. Using examples of children drawing in a year one classroom I will examine the dialogic engagement with drawing. Drawing dialogues allowed these children to move from spontaneous concepts to more scientific concepts and played an important role in promoting higher(More)
Communicating the results of research to nonscientists presents many challenges. Among these challenges is communicating the effectiveness of an intervention in a way that people untrained in statistics can understand. Use of traditional effect size metrics (e.g., r, r²) has been criticized as being confusing to general audiences. In response, researchers(More)
A well-established link between anxiety and impaired cognitive performance exists. Researchers have put forth several theories to explain the mechanisms of this relationship. Two such explanations are Cognitive Interference Theory (CIT) and Attentional Control Theory (ACT). The present study used a sample of 97 undergraduate students to test hypotheses made(More)
The scientist-practitioner model emphasizes the importance of integrating science and practice in a meaningful way. Treatments of the science-practice gap inevitably include a discussion of the differences between research and practical application and the difficulty inherent in assimilating these two diverse goals. Murphy and Saal (1990) suggested that(More)
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