Massimo Riva

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This paper explains some of the theoretical underpinnings informing the framework of the Virtual Humanities Lab [9] at Brown University. We argue that humanists can and should perform research collaboratively online, provided the availability of tools that suit their individual and collective needs. VHL's implementation of some such tools is extendable to(More)
The main aims of our Lithium Centre, which has been operating since 1985, are as follows: 1. the treatment of affective disorders and particularly the recurrent ones; 2. the emphasis of the Li-ratio as a predictive index of therapeutic effects on the one hand, and of the appearance of side effects on the other hand; 3. the prevention and pharmacological(More)
The purpose of this study was to teach two mentally retarded employees to perform tasks associated with their jobs. Typically, they served meals during lunch and dinner hours; however, they failed to wipe counters, and check and restock supplies. A self-instructional package, similar to the package introduced by Bornstein and Quevillon (1976), was(More)
This study assessed the work behavior of five mentally retarded dishwashers. An ABCBC design was utilized with special educators initially observing the dishwashers (Overt measures). During the B phases these educators observed the same dishwashers' work behavior while a second group of observers, posing as kitchen laborers (coworkers), assessed work(More)
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