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Redefining Cut-Points for High Symptom Burden of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Classification in 18,577 Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(Elsevier Science Inc, 2017-12-01)
Background: Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be classified into groups A/C or B/D based on symptom intensity. Different threshold values for symptom questionnaires can result in misclassification ...
Can deception be desirable?
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2017-03)
Critics of deception in research allege harm to society, the discipline of psychology, the researchers and participants. However, neither empirical findings nor a reasonable-person' test seem to support those allegations. ...
Repetition or alternation of context influences sequential congruency effect depending on the presence of contingency
(Springer Heidelberg, 2017-03)
The sequential congruency effect (SCE) is defined as the decrease in the congruency effect following incongruent trials compared to congruent trials. The effect of context repetition on the SCE was investigated in four ...
Volunteer Bias in Research on Friendship Among Emerging Adults
(Sage Publications Inc, 2017-02)
Five studies (N = 5,150) relying on an exhaustive procedure addressed whether volunteer bias (VB) exists in friendship research among emerging adults (EAs). Consistently, the studies showed that women are more willing than ...
Effects of musical training and culture on meter perception
(Sage Publications Inc, 2017-03)
Western music is characterized primarily by simple meters, but a number of other musical cultures, including Turkish, have both simple and complex meters. In Experiment 1, Turkish and American adults with and without musical ...
An Evolutionary Robotics Model of Visually-Guided Braking: Testing Optical Variables
(MIT Press, 2017-09)
This paper presents results from a series of evolutionary robotics simulations that were designed to investigate the informational basis of visually-guided braking. Evolutionary robotics techniques were used to develop ...