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A near miss is considered a special type of failure that approximates a goal. In skillful activities, near misses are indeed contingent on behaviour. Therefore, they can suggest how behaviour ought to be modified to achieve a desired end. However, near misses in games of chance do not share this...
Critical Swimming Speed and Metabolic Activity as Predictors of Ecologically Relevant Behaviour in Juvenile Rainbow Trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss)Download
Swimming ability in fish is vital for survival since it relates to behaviours such as avoiding predators, capturing prey, migration, and reproduction. Critical swimming speed is the most commonly used measure to quantify swimming ability, and so it is often assumed to be a good indicator of...
Collisions of motorized transport with wildlife impact a wide range of species and can cause injuries and economic losses to people. On roads, vehicle collisions with animals have been studied extensively, resulting in mitigation measures that reduce collisions by segregating animals and...
Since antiquity, fever has been documented as a physiological response to infection characterized by an increase in body temperature. Though fever is commonly regarded as a deleterious symptom of inflammation and is often suppressed using NSAID drugs, little is known about the effects that fever...
The Influence of School Policies on Smoking Prevalence Among Students in Grades 5-9, Canada, 2004-2005Download
Introduction: School characteristics may account for some of the variation in smoking prevalence among schools. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between characteristics of school tobacco policies and school smoking prevalence. We also examined the relationship...
The Relationship between Self-Regulation and Behaviour in Adolescents Diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisorderDownload
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) describes a range of neurodevelopmental deficits that can occur due to prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and affects approximately 4% of Canadians. PAE has been known to impact several areas of functioning, including self-regulation which encompasses a series...