Recent Submissions

  • The Mind-Gut Connection: A virtual reality education program on the relationship between the digestive system, nervous system, and microbiome. 

    Lee, Ryan M.; Jacob, Christian; Sharkey, Keith A. (Cumming School of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2019-11-26)
    The Mind-Gut Connection is a virtual reality education application on the relationship between the digestive system, nervous system, and microbiome. Together, these systems form the gut-brain axis and communicate with one ...
  • Ethically-Justifiable Currency Fencing 

    Sellers, Alexandra Y. L. (Arts, Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2019-11)
    Technological advances enable anyone to create digital currencies - not simply state actors - bringing currency debates out of political buildings and into everyday discussion. Digital currencies have the potential to be ...
  • Determinants of Child Health in China: Examining Maternal Employment & Kindergarten Attendance 

    Chan, Titus; Chen, Tian; Parker, Emily; Zhou, Yue (Social Work, University of Calgary, 2019-11-26)
    In this study, we examined the effects of maternal employment and kindergarten attendance on a child’s body mass index (BMI) score. Children between the ages of 3 to 6 (n = 532) were selected from the 2010 wave of the China ...
  • Mental health literacy: Amount of knowledge influences sentencing outcomes 

    Bernier, Emily; Boyce, Melissa A. (Arts, Psychology, 2019-11-27)
    The project investigated how one’s mental health literacy (ML) affected punitiveness toward a person convicted of a crime. We hypothesized that participants with higher ML scores would recommend more lenient sentences than ...
  • Pendulum Study: Active Visual Tracking Elicits Non-Selective Elevations in Cerebral Blood Flow 

    Hodge, Sarah V. L.; Spence, Emma E. M.; Suraj, Rejitha; McGirr, Alexander; Phillips, Aaron Alexander (Cumming School of Medicine, Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Calgary, 2019-04)
    Neurovascular coupling (NVC) describes the effective matching of cerebral blood flow (CBF) to regions of neuro-metabolic demand. There is increasing interest to assess human NVC for both basic research and its potential ...
  • Adult patient perspectives of the unknowns of living with epilepsy - results from a focus group study. 

    Lee, Jeanie Y. Y.; Gelfand, Jennifer; Khan, Sundus; Crooks, Rachel E.; Josephson, Colin B.; Wiebe, Samuel; Patten, Scott B.; Korngut, Lawrence; Smith, Eric Edward; Roach, Pamela M. (Cumming School of Medicine, Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, 2019-11-24)
    Background/Objectives: Epilepsy is one of the most common and debilitating neurological conditions that affects nearly 50 million people worldwide, yet there remains a stigma around this condition, which can impact the ...
  • The effect of simulated altitude on VO2max in humans 

    Zhuang, Andrea Y.; Beever, Austin T.; MacInnis, Martin J. (Kinesiology, University of Calgary, 2019-11-19)
  • The effects of hyperglycemia on vascular responses in individuals with obesity 

    Newton, Janna; Soares, Rogério Nogueira; Murias, Juan M. (Kinesiology, Human Performance Lab, 2019-01)
    Objective: To evaluate the acute effects of hyperglycemia on the vasculature of lean and obese individuals. Methods: Nine normal-weight (BMI 18.1 to 24.9 kg/m2) and nine individuals with obesity (BMI 30.0 to 39.9 kg/m2) ...
  • Resting-State Functional Connectivity Differences in Pediatric Migraine 

    Khaira, Akashroop; Bell, Tiffany; Noel, Melanie; Amoozegar, Farnaz; Harris, Ashley D. (Cumming School of Medicine, Radiology, University of Calgary, 2019-11-17)
    Pediatric migraines are highly prevalent but not well-understood. Neuroimaging can provide great insight to brain physiology, but few studies have applied imaging to study pediatric migraines. Previous adult literature has ...
  • Effect of Environment & Portion Size on Energy Intake 

    Roberts, Araby (University of Calgary, Arts, Psychology, University of Calgary, University of Liverpool, 2019-11)
    This study utilized a 2(Environment: Lab, Lounge) x 2(Portion Size: Standard, Large) mixed-design factorial analysis of variance to examine the effect of environment and portion size and energy intake. Participants attended ...

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