Stephen West

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A great deal of popular attention has been given to the Mozart effect—an increase in spatial ability following listening to Mozart. Three hypotheses have been advanced to explain this association: Mozart priming the neural pathways used for spatial reasoning, Mozart generally increasing mood and arousal and thus performance, or individuals' preference for(More)
Process modeling is a complex organizational task that requires many iterations and communication between the business analysts and the domain specialists involved in the process modeling. The challenge of process modeling is exacerbated, when the process of modeling has to be performed in a cross-organizational, distributed environment. Some systems have(More)
In presenting this thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree at the University of Washington, I agree that the library shall make its copies freely available for inspection. I further agree that extensive copying of this thesis is allowable only for scholarly purposes, consistent with " fair use " as prescribed in the U.S.(More)
  • Margaret A O 'connell, James G Hallett, Stephen D West, Kathryn A Kelsey, Ellen L Martin-Yanney, Robin E Christy +4 others
  • 2000
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This literature review represents the work of many people. The general background section was written by Margaret A. O'Connell. Kathyrn A. Kelsey wrote the review of empirical studies for amphibians and reptiles. Ellen L. Martin-Yanny wrote the corresponding section for birds, Bertie J. Weddell wrote the small mammal review. Robin E. Christy(More)