This paper describes the use of a unique “Learning and Feedbackˮ approach to customize cancer clinical trials education programs for Community Bridges, a peer training intervention designed for African-American communities in North Carolina. Generic community education modules were demonstrated with key community leaders who were designated as trainers.… (More)
During the last two decades there has been a resurgence of arguments against physicalism and for varieties of metaphysical dualism. The conclusion of these arguments is that phenomenal consciousness is absent from a world that is purely physical. Many contemporary philosophers of mind have found some of these arguments to be persuasive and have opted for… (More)
Are coordinate representations and structural descriptions mediated in neurologically dissociable visual recognition systems? " (2004). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1425.
Exploring the role of visual selective attention in synesthesia " (2006). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1556. The quality of this reproduction is dependent upon the quality of the copy submitted. Broken or indistinct print, colored or poor quality illustrations and photographs, print bleed-through, substandard margins, and improper alignment… (More)
Still, Jeremiah D., "Conceptualizing design affordances from a cognitive perspective" (2009). Graduate Theses and Dissertations. Paper 10533.
Cancer clinical trial (CCT) accrual and retention rates remain disproportionately low among African Americans. Awarenesss and access to trials are crucial facilitators of trial participation. Strategies developed within a community-based participatory framework (CBPR) are potential solutions to increase awareness and access to CCTs. In this study, we… (More)
Arguments for property dualism offer a strong challenge to materialist views, but even if they are regarded as successful, a large task remains, namely, to develop a positive account of the place of non-physical properties in the world — one that holds some promise of eventual satisfaction regarding the hard problem. After noting some difficulties in… (More)
Understanding Consciousness offers both a useful introduction to problems of consciousness and an explanation and defense of Velmans' own view. Two distinctive aspects of the latter are full recognition of the spatial character of many of our experiences, and equal respect for first-and third-person points of view. These features underlie a neo-Kantian view… (More)
This commentary begins by explaining how Mangan's important work leads to a question about the relation between non-sensory experiences and perception. Reflection on affect then suggests an addition to Mangan's view that may be helpful on this and perhaps some other questions. Finally, it is argued that acceptance of non-sensory experiences is fully… (More)