Monthly Archives: June 2015

Relationship between Mood Change, Odor and Its Psychophysiological Responses in Humans in Terms of the Sensory Evaluation Spectrum

Author(s): Yoshiaki Sugawara, Asami Shigetho, Mai Yoneda, Tomoko Tuchiya, Hiroko Yamada, Tomomi Matumura, Miki Hirano ABSTRACT How does the brain ultimately identify more than 10,000 odorants? How precisely can humans and their olfactory system detect and discriminate a great variety … Continue reading

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Validity and Reliability of the Interpersonal Sensitivity/Privileged Self Scale: Solving a New Type of Depression

Author(s): Itsuki Yamakawa, Masaki Muranaka, Shinji Sakamoto ABSTRACT Although “modern-type” depression (MTD), having different features than melancholic-type depression, has become problematic in Japan especially since the late 1990s, there are few psychological studies of MTD. Sakamoto, Muranaka, and Yamakawa (2014) … Continue reading

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A Hybrid Method for Compression of Solar Radiation Data Using Neural Networks

Author(s): Bharath Chandra Mummadisetty, Astha Puri, Ershad Sharifahmadian, Shahram Latifi, Shahram Latifi ABSTRACT The prediction of solar radiation is important for several applications in renewable energy research. There are a number of geographical variables which affect solar radiation prediction, the … Continue reading

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What Men Want in a Woman: Personality Is More Important than Academic Record or Athleticism

Author(s): Adrian Furnham, Alastair McClelland ABSTRACT Two hundred and fifty eight male respondents with a mean age of 24.5 years were presented with sixteen hypothetical females which they were asked to rate for suitability as long term partners. The hypothetical … Continue reading

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Analysis of 1246 Cases of Orbital Lesions: A Study of 17 Years

Author(s): Asad Aslam Khan, Suhail Sarwar, M. Ali Ayaz Sadiq, Munib Ur Rehman, Asad Ullah, Imran Ahmad ABSTRACT Purpose: The aim of this study is to present an analysis of orbital lesions by classifying them according to the site of … Continue reading

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Only One Goal: Economic Growth. How Can Environmentalism Survive in the 21st Century?

Author(s):Giovanni Capulli ABSTRACT This paper is aimed to explore environmentalism in the 21st century: this broad philosophy has to overcome its limits in order to survive in a society where there seems to be only one goal, the economic growth. … Continue reading

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Why “Austerity” Failed in Greece: Testing the Validity of Macro-Economic Models

Author(s):Frederick Betz, Elias Carayannis ABSTRACT During the Euro Crisis which began in 2009 and is still continuing in 2015, Greece provided an interesting case of an empirical test of some macro-economic theories—particularly the theory underpinning the European Union (EU) policy … Continue reading

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