Monthly Archives: April 2015

Effects of Aquatic Motor Activities on Early Childhood Cognitive and Motor Development

Author(s): Michal Nissim, Ronit Ram-Tsur, Michal Zion, Zemira Mevarech, Tal Dotan Ben-Soussan ABSTRACT While the mental and physical benefits of motor activity are well documented, the degree to which these benefits are dependent upon the environment within which the activity … Continue reading

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Effects of Irradiation with Light of Different Photon Densities on the Growth of Young Green Barley Plants

Author(s): Tianxiao Meng, Eriko Nakamura, Nobuto Irino, Khem Raj Joshi, Hari Prasad Devkota, Shoji Yahara, Ryuichiro Kondo ABSTRACT In recent years, young green barley has been increasingly used as a functional food ingredient. Studies have shown that cultivated young green … Continue reading

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Response to Accusations Related to a Controversial Article and Editorial Board Activities

This is SCIRP’s response to a blog post published on 2015-04-23 by Jeffrey Beall who is campaigning against Open Access and as such also against SCIRP as one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. Beall’s campaign is criticized for … Continue reading

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Detection and Mapping of Water Quality Variation in the Godavari River Using Water Quality Index, Clustering and GIS Techniques

Author(s): Indrani Gupta, Awkash Kumar, Chandrakant Singh, Rakesh Kumar ABSTRACT The objective of this research is to develop a tool for planning and managing the water quality of River Godavari. This is achieved by classifying the pollution levels of Godavari … Continue reading

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Discussion on Issues of Inheritance of Internet Virtual Property

ABSTRACT With the increasingly close connection between the Internet and citizens, the Internet virtual property is increasing in large amount. Although the viewpoints the parties hold about “virtual property” are different in the judicial practice, the analysis from the perspective … Continue reading

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The “Colour Family Drawing Test”: Assessing Children’s Perception of Family Relationships. Studies on Mental Health and Cross-Cultural Comparisons

Author(s): Valeria Biasi1, Paolo Bonaiuto, James M. Levin ABSTRACT We apply the Colour Family Drawing Test, as a development of the traditional black and white test, for cross-cultural comparison. The participants, aged 7 – 10 years, both genders, were examined … Continue reading

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