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A latent variable analysis of working memory capacity, short-term memory capacity, processing speed, and general fluid intelligence
Significant relationships exist between general fluid intelligence and each of the following constructs: short-term memory capacity, working memory capacity (WMC), and processing speed. However, theExpand
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Repetition Effects From Paraphrased Text: Evidence for an Integrated Representation Model of Text Representation
The effect of text repetition on reading performance and memory was examined. Expand
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NYC 311
311 is a telephone and web service that allows residents of many cities to report nonemergency concerns and problems with city services to their local government. This article explores theExpand
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Minding Your Neighborhood: The Spatial Context of Local Redistribution
Objectives. Previous research on redistribution by local governments has not accounted for spatial context. I develop a model of local own‐source redistributive spending that accounts for theExpand
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From Competition to Cooperation
This paper explores the conditions under which local governments are likely to engage in formalized intergovernmental developmental cooperation. The author theorizes that policy competition,Expand
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Letter-Detection Errors in the Word The: Word Frequency Versus Syntactic Structure
In a letter-detection task, participants make more errors detecting the letter t in the word the than in other words. Expand
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Living With Inequality: Neighborhood Income Diversity and Perceptions of the Income Gap
This article explores whether the places where people live—and specifically the diversity of incomes where people live—influence views about income inequality. Using a unique survey of New York CityExpand
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Political Engagement in a Public Goods Context: The Effect of Neighborhood Conditions and Schools on Local Election Turnout
Much previous research has examined the causes of political participation — primarily focusing on socio-economic status, resources, and election characteristics — in both national and localExpand
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The Proximate Polity
The author develops a theory for understanding local developmental goods expenditures in metropolitan areas. The basis of the theory is that local officials seek to minimize the economic andExpand
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BILL SUPPORT RATES: What Do They Tell Us About Theories of Lawmaking?
We examine bill support rates (BSR), the percentage of times a lawmaker votes for a class of bills rather than the status quo on the final passage vote, as a function of her ideology. The set of BSRExpand
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