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In response to some recent critiques, we (a) analyze the arguments and data presented in those commentaries, (b) integrate the findings of several metaanalytic summaries of experimental and naturalistic research, and (c) conduct statistical analyses on a large representative sample. All three steps support the existence of reliable associations between(More)
Mothers were recorded singing a song of their choice in both a lullaby style and a play-song style to their 6-month-olds. Adult raters identified the play-song-style and lullaby-style versions with 100% accuracy. Play-song-style renditions were rated as being more brilliant, clipped, and rhythmic and as having more smiling and more prominent consonants.(More)
A high-throughput bioanalytical method based on automated sample transfer, automated solid phase extraction, and hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (HILIC-MS/MS) analysis, has been developed for the determination of cetirizine, a selective H(1)-receptor antagonist. Deuterated cetirizine (cetirizine-d(8)) was synthesized(More)
A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method was developed for the analysis of sildenafil (SIL) and its metabolite desmethylsildenafil (DMS) in human plasma. Samples were accurately transferred to 96-well plates using a liquid handler (Multiprobe II). Solid-phase extraction was carried out on a 96-channel programmable liquid handling workstation(More)
A bioanalytical method using automated sample transferring, automated solid phase extraction (SPE) and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS-MS) was developed for morphine (MOR), and its metabolites morphine-3-glucuronide (M3G) and morphine-6-glucuronide (M6G) in human plasma. Samples of 0.25 ml were transferred into 96-well plate using(More)
A simple online sample dilution, enrichment, and cleanup technique was developed for sensitive microdosing and dried blood spot (DBS) liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometric (LC/MS/MS) bioanalysis. Samples are diluted online with water and enriched in a trap column which is subsequently switched inline with the analytical column. Excellent(More)
The Internet has brought many advantages to everyday and business life. Among the advantages is that an individual can now perform several financial transactions such as the transferring of funds and payments to creditors, from home or office (or even from overseas) 24 hours a day, seven days a week. However, the advantage of easy access also brings certain(More)
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