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    • Use Of Olivine For The Production Of MgO-SiO2 Binders 

      Allan Nye S; Vineet S; Christopher O; Barnaby S; Chris C (Frontiers Media SA, 2021)
      The potential for using MgO and SiO2, recovered from olivine, was investigated for use as a cementitious binder system. The MgO to SiO2 proportion for the binder was fixed at 1:1. The nature of the hydration products ...
    • Adolescent pregnancy in New Zealand : an exploratory study 

      Bleach, Melanie Jane (University of Canterbury, 1995)
      The present study investigates the relationship between adolescent pregnancy and demographic characteristics, self esteem, alcohol use and attachment styles in romantic relationships, and explores the links between these ...
    • Modelling pheromone flow from insect traps 

      Chen S; Horner R; Suckling M; Strand T; Jermy, Mark (The University of Queensland, 2020)
      The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Halyomorpha halys is an unwanted invasive species. Its entry and establishment in New Zealand would result in significant production impacts in the horticultural industry. Current BMSB ...
    • Preverbal directionals as markers of associated motion in Paluai (Austronesian, Oceanic) 

      Schokkin, Dineke (De Gruyter Mouton, 2021)
      This chapter discusses the directional paradigm of Paluai, an Oceanic language spoken on Baluan Island in Manus Province, Papua New Guinea. It shows that these forms are used as preverbal particles not only to indicate ...
    • A motor performance deficit in women with bulimia 

      Brinded, Emma Catherine (University of Canterbury, 1995)
      Hypothesised neuropsychological causes for an observed deficit in motor performance on a computer game in women with bulimia were tested. Subjects were 19 normal weight women with bulimia nervosa participating in a ...
    • Orientation and level : the need for a dual concept approach to academic motivation 

      Milne, John Charles (University of Canterbury, 1995)
      This study was an attempt to clarify some issues surrounding academic motivation, and to investigate some of the relationships surrounding academic motivation, ability, and achievement. It was found that academic motivation ...
    • Adolescent bereavement : the effect of a sibling's death on family relationships 

      Smith, Adele C. (University of Canterbury, 1995)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate the manner in which the death of a sibling affected an adolescent and his/her family relationships. Participants were required to complete two standardized scales pertaining to ...
    • Time of day, alcohol and driving-related performance 

      Kerr, P. Anne (University of Canterbury, 1995)
      The performance inhibiting effects of alcohol on the type of the psychomotor skills employed during driving are well documented. Circadian rhythmicity is known to impact independently on both driving related performance ...
    • The effect of women's magazines on women's body satisfaction 

      Wilson, Jennifer Susan (University of Canterbury, 1995)
      A wide range of literature suggests that the thin ideal presented to women by the media adversely affects body satisfaction. However empirical evidence to support this claim is scant. The current experimental study ...
    • Salivary response when food-deprived : comparing dieters and non-dieters 

      Hazan-Browne, Sandra Margaret (University of Canterbury, 1995)
      This study examined salivary, cognitive and emotional reactivity to food cues when both non-food-deprived and food-deprived. Ten women low­ restrained eaters, and ten women high-restrained eaters identified with the Revised ...
    • Short-term visuospatial memory in senile dementia of the Alzheimer type 

      Majendie, Joyce Elizabeth (University of Canterbury, 1996)
      Baddeley's (1990) Working Memory model was used as a theoretical basis to examine the acquisition and retention of visual patterns in older adults with senile dementia of the Alzheimer type (SDAT) and in age-matched controls. ...
    • The costs and benefits of adolescent friendship 

      Button, Matthew Graham (University of Canterbury, 1995)
      A study of 244 adolescents aged between 15 and 17 investigated the benefits and costs of close friendships. Three major cost categories were discovered (conflict, costs of intimacy, and romantic difficulties) along with ...
    • The relationship of psychological state to blood sugar level in man 

      Halliday, Robert Jonathan (University of Canterbury, 1980)
      A study was undertaken to investigate the relationship of psychological state to blood sugar level in man, with particular reference to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar.The principal subjects were eleven psychiatric patients ...
    • The effects of alternative motor vehicle rear lighting on headway change detection and relative trajectory discrimination by following drivers 

      O'Brien, Christopher Neil (University of Canterbury, 1990)
      A series of laboratory experiments were carried out to examine the effect of alternative rear light configurations on the ability of subjects to (1) detect relative motion of the vehicle carrying the lights and (2) make ...
    • Behavioral momentum and the law of effect 

      Harper, David Noel (University of Canterbury, 1990)
      Two approaches to the study of response strength may be distinguished; one using the rate of responding as a measure of strength, and another using resistance of responding to change brought about by a new variable. Research ...
    • Dysfunctional cognitions of child molesters : a classification system 

      Fon, Cristina (University of Canterbury, 1996)
      Irrational or maladaptive thinking patterns of child molesters are widely acknowledged as an important variable in the initiation and maintenance of sexual offending behaviour. However, there lacks an adequate descriptive ...
    • Stress and coping : a theoretical analysis and model 

      Overton, Averil Elizabeth (University of Canterbury, 1998)
      Traditionally stress and coping researchers have sought to identify factors that enable some people to cope better with stress than others. This has led to an investigation of environmental features, emotion-focused and ...
    • Alcoholism and recidivism of New Zealand offenders 

      Clark, Raelynne Sharee (University of Canterbury, 1991)
      The aim of this thesis is to determine whether or not alcoholism is a predictor of recidivism, and if a predictor, how good it is. In 1983, McLean (in press) administered the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST) to ...
    • Industrial relations and verbal behaviour in the New Zealand House of Representatives (1987-88) 

      Conner, James (University of Canterbury, 1991)
      Although there are a small but substantial number of studies which have examined how the mass media portray industrial relations, there are few, if any, on how politicians portray such matters. This ...