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Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of self-injurious behavior.
The current study investigates the comparative effects of sensory-integration therapy and behavioral interventions on rates of self-injurious behaviour (SIB) in a nine-year-old boy with a diagnosis of autism. A functional ...
Using a Time Timer(TM) to increase appropriate waiting behavior in a child with developmental disabilities.
This study aimed to examine the use of a predictive stimulus (Time TimerTM) and delayed reinforcement to increase appropriate waiting behavior in a child with developmental disabilities and problem behavior maintained by ...
Native enclosed settlement and the problem of the Irish ‘Ring-fort’
One of the most sustained monolithic traditions of Irish archaeology is the classification of a wide variety of earthen and stone enclosures (ráth and caisel) as 'ring-forts'. This is an impediment to understanding the ...
Renunciation: Heidegger, Agamben, Blanchot, Vattimo
(Edinburgh University Press, 2009-02)
In the essay Das Wort (Words) in On the Way to Language, Martin Heidegger speaks of 'renunciation' (Verzicht) as the necessary route towards experiencing that which remains otherwise invisible and unsayable. Heidegger ...
Extended visual simultaneity thresholds in patients with schizophrenia
(Oxford University Press, 2009-07)
Clinical observations suggest that the experience of time phenomenology is disturbed in schizophrenia, possibly originating disorders in dynamic cognitive functions such as language or motor planning. We examined the ...
The computation of shape orientation in search for Kanizsa figures
(Pion Ltd, 2009-01-29)
Previous studies of visual search for illusory figures have provided equivocal results, with efficient search for Kanizsa squares (eg Davis and Driver, 1994 Nature 371 291-293) contrasting with inefficient search for Kanizsa ...
'Frictional' relationships tension in the camp: focusing on the relational in under-represented students' experiences in higher education
Drawing upon data collected as part of a research project exploring diversity in Irish higher education, this article focuses on the relational realm of under-represented students¿ experiences. It commences with a brief ...
Local governance and sustainable rural development: Ireland's experience in an EU context
(Univerza v Mariboru, Filozofska Fakulteta, 2009)
This paper discusses the role of local governance partnerships in promoting sustainable rural development with reference to EU policy over the past two decades. Ireland’s experience is presented as an example. From the ...