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• #### Associative and item memory for brands among elderly consumers ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] A key imperative for marketers is to generate high levels of brand awareness and create favorable and distinctive brand associations in the minds of ...
• #### "Behind closed doors" : a feminist analysis of senior citizen sexual communication ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Abundant research has been conducted on senior citizen sexuality but research on sexual communication has been limited. The current study was designed ...
• #### Breaking down barriers : utilizing audiovisual and gain-message frames to attenuate psychological reactance and increase source credibility towards strategic health messages ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This study was guided by the idea that persuasive health messages have a better chance at being successful if they mitigate the negative force toward ...
• #### Coefficient theorems of Birancon-Skoda type ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The original Briancon-Skoda theorem, proved for the ring of convergent power series over the field $mathbb{C}$ of complex numbers, was later generalized ...
• #### Cognitive processes related to math disabilities ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] While researchers have been unable to define and agree upon a definitive core deficit within math disabilities (MD) (Capano et al., 2008; Fletcher et ...
• #### Construction of a test chamber for ultra-low gas concentrations and its use for tesing novel aluminum nitride sensors by Q-DLTS ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] A novel sensor comprised of a metallized wide band-gap semiconductor substrate and a software-based Charge-Deep Level Transient Spectroscopy (Q-DLTS) ...
• #### Discovery of small molecules that regulate the activity of protein tyrosine phosphatases ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Protein tyrosine phosphatases (PTPs) are cysteine-dependent enzymes responsible for dephosphorylating phosphotyrosine residues through a phosphocysteine ...
• #### Effects of discussion forums on student academic success within academic disciplines in online undergraduate courses ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Institutions of higher education continue to report rapid growth in online enrollments each year prompting quick response in designing and developing ...
• #### Effects of instrumentalization and personalization upon targets and agents ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] To better understand the effects of instrumentalization (i.e., treating a person as a means[dash]as though their value resides in their utility) and ...
• #### How the relationship between public health information officers and journalists can affect media agenda-building : a coorientational approach ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The purpose of this study is three-fold. The first purpose is to investigate how public health information officers perceive health journalists in ...
• #### Lacan and the posthuman : prosthetic body in the works of Andy Warhol and David Cronenberg ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation examines the connection between the discourses of psychoanalysis and posthumanism. It focuses on the themes of humans' interaction ...
• #### Mechanisms of central and peripheral immune tolerance ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The decision of a stem cell to develop into the myeloid or lymphoid lineage has been postulated to occur in the bone marrow. However, a marker of ...
• #### MEMS Coulter counter for dynamic impedance measurement of time sensitive cells ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] In this research, a MEMS Coulter counter is designed, modeled, fabricated and characterized, which can detect and monitor the dynamic cell impedance ...
• #### Molecular characterization of CLE peptide mimicry during cyst nematode pathogenesis ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Plant-parasitic cyst nematodes establish intimate parasitic relationships with their hosts by penetrating the root as motile juveniles and migrating ...
• #### On the outside looking in : examining the fairness of mentoring from protege and non-protege perspectives ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The purpose of this dissertation was to examine mentoring fairness and to include the perspectives of both proteges and non-proteges. This dissertation ...
• #### Relationships between decoding, reading comprehension and syntax in weak and strong decoders ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The Modified Triangle Model of Reading (Bishop and Snowling, 2004) suggests that broader language skills, such as syntax, assist with reading, and ...
• #### Targeted 177 Lu antisense radiotherapy of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The B-cell lymphoma/leukemia-2 (bcl-2) proto-oncogene in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is a dominant inhibitor of apoptosis. The research goal was to ...
• #### Tuning in to hooking up : an analysis of television's influence on thoughts of hook ups and commitment ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The goal of this experiment was to provide a better understanding of whether television portrayals of sexual behavior in the absence of a committed ...
• #### University reputation management : experimental study of the influence of identity and image on reputation and behavioral intentions ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This study viewed parents of prospective college students as a primary target of university reputation management efforts and explored their perception ...