Michelle Davidson

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Whether children with idiopathic generalized epilepsy exhibit accelerated forgetting of verbal and nonverbal information in comparison to healthy controls matched for age and IQ was explored. Twenty-one children with IGE were compared with 21 healthy controls on measures of verbal and visuospatial memory at delays of 30 minutes and 1 week by use of a(More)
Lister hooded rats were trained on a forced-sample T-maze alternation task in an environment lacking spatial landmarks. An early study of spontaneous alternation on the T-maze had shown that rats use a "spatial sense" to select alternate maze arms across mazes. As this phenomenon may provide a useful tool for studying the neural substrates of a directional(More)
There are two broad classes of models: those based on analogy (similar structures imply similar functions), and those based on homology (structures derived from the same evolutionary precursor have the same or similar functions). There are four main categories of animal models: 1) induced or experimental models, that attempt to reproduce conditions found in(More)
Deaf individuals seeking substance abuse recovery are less likely to have access to treatment and aftercare services because of a lack of culturally and linguistically specific programs and insufficient information about existing services. Previous research indicates that Oxford House, a network of resident-run recovery homes, serves a diverse group of(More)
The authors examine differential changes in values of tolerance among 150 participants discharged from inpatient treatment centers, and randomly assigned to either a self-help-based, communal living setting (i.e., Oxford House), or usual aftercare. Participants were interviewed every 6 months for a 24-month period. Hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) was(More)
We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 Civil Service Employee of the Year was awarded to Michelle Davidson from the Community Support Network. Thanks to Michelle for keeping things up and running at CSN! Congratulations to –  The community center at Hope Springs Apartments in Springfield has been named in honor of SIU President Glenn Poshard.(More)
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