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Motivational interviewing (MI) is a counseling style that has been shown to reduce heavy drinking among college students. To date, all studies of MI among college students have used a format that includes a feedback profile delivered in an MI style. This study was a dismantling trial of MI and feedback among heavy-drinking college students. After an initial(More)
INTRODUCTION Child and adolescent overweight is a serious health issue. Both snacking and television watching have been associated with childhood overweight, but the relationships have not been well examined in a multiethnic population. The aim of this study was to examine relationships between weekday television viewing, snack consumption, consumption of(More)
Complex sex-biased dispersal patterns often characterize social-group-living species and may ultimately drive patterns of cooperation and competition within and among groups. This study investigates whether observational data or genetic data alone can elucidate the potentially complex dispersal patterns of social-group-living black and white colobus monkeys(More)
Understanding how moose (Alces alces (L., 1758)) are affected by temperature is critical for determining why populations have recently declined at the southern extent of their North American range. Warm-season heat-stress thresholds of 14 and 20 °C are commonly used to study moose, but the variable response of free-ranging moose to temperatures above these(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First, I would like to thank my advisor, Prof. Scott Mahlke, for his continuous guidance and support. His encouragement, enthusiasm, and energy have kept me going at many critical moments of frustration during graduate school. He is always ready to discuss ideas and come up with interesting ways to tackle research problems. This(More)