MaryLou Kerwin

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The relative distribution of natural ultraviolet radiation has been measured at ten sites on the surface of an unclothed manikin for 2 h around solar noon on 19 different days during late summer in Canterbury, U.K. The dosimeter used was polysulphone film. The results obtained indicate that vertical surfaces of the body receive about one half of the dose(More)
Gynomonoecy is the sexual system in which female and bisexual flowers occur on the same plant. This system has received little attention despite the considerable work on other plant sexual systems in the past few decades. Our study examines one hypothesized advantage of having two flower types on a plant, namely that this arrangement permits flexibility in(More)
Memory for normal and distinct target sentences in elaborated and isolated contexts was examined in two experiments. Distinctiveness was operationalized as the uniqueness of the stated relation among the elements (words) of the sentence. In both experiments distinct target sentences were recalled significantly better than normal target sentences. Robust(More)
Risky sexual activity tends to increase across time spent in college (Fromme et al., 2008), further elevating the risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (CDC, 2012). College women are more likely to develop STI’s than adults, making them a high-risk group (Calvert, Bucholz, & Steger-May, 2010). The purpose of this study was to examine(More)
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