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Mel Levine is a professor of pediatrics and director of the Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning. Levine created observation tools to help teachers identify where a child is having difficulties and to measure mental processes. To Levine, the most important tactic is strengthening strengths, focusing on children’s passions.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p4-6, il, por Periodical Website
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James Raleigh, a professor of radiation oncology and toxicology, invented the hypoxia marker to detect cells lacking oxygen. Hypoxia is indicated by special antibodies that Raleigh developed, which appears green in a photomicrograph. Raleigh and other researchers are learning that hypoxia plays a role in many diseases and processes in the body other than cancer.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p14-16, il, por Periodical Website
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Kevin Guskiewicz is research director of UNC’s new Center for the Study of Retired Athletes. He investigates how repeated concussions are associated with the early onset of diseases and neurological disorders. In his upcoming study, Guskiewicz will send a survey to retired professional players to identify the most pressing health problems of retired players and to help set priorities for research.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p17-19, il, por Periodical Website
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There are many brands of democracy today, each with its own successes and failures. At Carolina, a large group of researchers is working to understand these new democracies. Several areas they are exploring include political parties, social and economic conditions, power, and religion.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p7-13, il, por Periodical Website
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Psychologist J. Steven Reznick and his colleagues are trying to figure out when working memory develops, and whether it might be related to developmental disabilities. They measure a child’s development and cognitive abilities using a variety of technology and computer software tests.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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26063
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Associate professor of Asian Studies, Jan Bardsley, studied how Japanese women perceived the American woman during the 1940s and 1950s. Magazines used exaggerated images of the American woman to convince Japanese women that democracy would improve their lives. Images of stylishly dressed women encouraged Japanese readers to follow Western lifestyles.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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Derek Goldman, assistant professor of performance studies, teaches his students to find drama in everyday encounters with words. He tries to make them aware that they’re always responding to text, that all texts have a potential to be made into a performance.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p24-25, il, por Periodical Website
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Batesian mimicry occurs when a harmless species closely resembles a harmful species. David Pfenning, professor of biology, studies the scarlet kingsnake and the venomous eastern coral snake. According to Pfenning, mimicry is a survival strategy that evolves based on a species’ predators and prey.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p30-32, il, por Periodical Website
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