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There are different opinions on who the appropriate decision makers are for extremely premature infants. Some argue the responsibility should fall to the parents, and others argue the neonatal experts should be responsible for decision making. This study explored parental perceptions of their...
Cognitive deficits affect approximately 50% of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and are associated with disease-related neurodegeneration. Prior MS-studies found decision making impairments uncorrelated with patients’ cognitive functions. Brain correlates of decision making in MS have not been...
BACKGROUND. Making one’s own decisions is an important component of autonomy and expression of one’s identity. After an individual has a stroke or other neurological injury, he or she may experience a disruption to their ability to speak, understand, read, and or write (aphasia). Furthermore,...
Design, Simulation and Evaluation of Effective Industrial Information Systems: Case of Machine Condition Monitoring and Maintenance Management Information SystemsDownload
Industrial information systems can improve the management of industrial operations by providing relevant and timely information on the status of physical assets via condition and process monitoring systems, and by enabling the effective use of data by systems and processes that restore proper...
Does Data Matter? Exploring how nonprofits working with abuse victims in Edmonton utilize data to inform service deliveryDownload
This study explores data collection and utilization at four non-profit service organizations in Edmonton, Alberta. Participating organizations work with female victims of violence, abuse and exploitation. Through in-depth, semi-structured interviews, I explore the types of data collected at each...
Going Through the Motions: Evaluating the Impact of Task, Device and Platform on Mouse-Tracking Derived Measures of Decision DifficultyDownload
As decisions require actions to have an effect on the world (Cisek & Kalaska, 2010), measures derived from movements can be used to provide a powerful index of decision-making processes (e.g., Gallivan & Chapman, 2014). Measures of trajectory curvature (interpreted as a competitive pull from the...