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Socrates' Swan Song: Pythagorean Misinterpretations of Immortality in Plato's Phaedo (open access)

Socrates' Swan Song: Pythagorean Misinterpretations of Immortality in Plato's Phaedo

Unpublished manuscript exploring the philosophy in Plato's Phaedo, which describes Socrates’ final moments just before his execution as a swan song, and analyzing the philosophers' beliefs on death and immortality of the soul. This work is part of conference proceedings from the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, December 5, 1987.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Yaffe, Martin D.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Joabin's Silence: Public and Private Life in Francis Bacon's New Atlantis (1626) (open access)

Joabin's Silence: Public and Private Life in Francis Bacon's New Atlantis (1626)

Unpublished manuscript exploring the role of Joabin in Francis Bacon's novel New Atlantis. This manuscript was part of the conference proceedings from the Academy of Jewish Philosophy, Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, OH, June 9-10, 1991.
Date: 1991-06-09/1991-06-10
Creator: Yaffe, Martin D.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Sun and the Cave: Gulliver's Relationship to the Divine (open access)

The Sun and the Cave: Gulliver's Relationship to the Divine

Unpublished manuscript analyzing the religious philosophy of Gulliver in the novel Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift. This work is part of conference proceedings from the American Academy of Religion Southwest Region conference held in, Irving, TX March 6-7, 1999.
Date: 1999-03-06/1999-03-07
Creator: Yaffe, Martin D.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Elizabeth Abel, Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010) (open access)

Elizabeth Abel, Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010)

Book review for "Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow" by Elizabeth Abel.
Date: 2010
Creator: Wallach, Jennifer Jensen, 1974-
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
North Texas Review, 2010 (open access)

North Texas Review, 2010

Annual literature journal containing fiction, non-fiction, poetry, artworks, and other creative works by UNT students.
Date: Spring 2010
Creator: University of North Texas. Department of English.
Object Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
System: The UNT Digital Library
An inquiry into the uneven distribution of women’s HIV infection in rural Malawi (open access)

An inquiry into the uneven distribution of women’s HIV infection in rural Malawi

Article exploring elevated HIV levels in Malawi's Southern Region and the relationship between HIV levels, male circumcision, and marital histories.
Date: December 21, 2011
Creator: Poulin, Michelle
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Content Analysis of Expressive Writing Narratives About Stressful Relational Events Using Interpersonal Decentering (open access)

Content Analysis of Expressive Writing Narratives About Stressful Relational Events Using Interpersonal Decentering

Article from a study completed using secondary analysis of data from two studies of expressive writing about stressful relational events to first describe the relations of word use to social-cognitive maturity of role-taking using Feffer’s Interpersonal Decentering scoring system and then to test hypotheses about active processing of relational information versus event closure. This is the Accepted Manuscript version of a published article.
Date: March 4, 2013
Creator: Jenkins, Sharon Rae; Austin, Heather L. & Boals, Adriel
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Interpersonal Decentering Appendix for Personal Narratives (open access)

Interpersonal Decentering Appendix for Personal Narratives

Appendix used to adapt the Interpersonal Decentering scoring system developed for thematic apperceptive techniques to score expressive writing autobiographical essays that were used for the following publications: Jenkins, S. R., Shamji, J., Straup, M., & Boals, A. (2022). Beyond traits and states: Interpersonal decentering is also activated social information processing. Personality and Individual Differences. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2021.111332. and Jenkins, S. R., Austin, H., & Boals, A. (2013). Content analysis of expressive writing narratives about stressful relational events using Interpersonal Decentering. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 32, 412 – 432. DOI: 10.1177/0261927X13479188
Date: December 20, 2013
Creator: Wilson, Joshua & Beaber, Kristi
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Using a Partial Sum Method and GPS Tracking Data to Identify Area Restricted Search by Artisanal Fishers at Moored Fish Aggregating Devices in the Commonwealth of Dominica (open access)

Using a Partial Sum Method and GPS Tracking Data to Identify Area Restricted Search by Artisanal Fishers at Moored Fish Aggregating Devices in the Commonwealth of Dominica

This article explores research to identify area-restricted search foraging behavior at fish aggregating device (FAD) patches. Movement data were collected from GPS devices placed on foraging trips originating in the artisanal fishing village of Desa Ikan (pseudonym), on the east coast of the Caribbean island nation of the Commonwealth Dominica. The goal of the research is to understand how property rights are emerging after the introduction of fish aggregating device (FAD) technology at the site in 1999.
Date: February 3, 2015
Creator: Alvard, Michael; Carlson, David & McGaffey, Ethan
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Interpersonal Decentering Appendix for Oral Stream of Consciousness Personal Narratives (open access)

Interpersonal Decentering Appendix for Oral Stream of Consciousness Personal Narratives

Appendix used to adapt the Interpersonal Decentering scoring system developed for thematic apperceptive techniques to score oral stream of consciousness personal narratives used by Molly Tucker for her master's thesis.
Date: February 10, 2015
Creator: Wilson, Joshua; Jenkins, Sharon Rae & Beaber, Kristi
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
The impact agenda and the search for a good life (open access)

The impact agenda and the search for a good life

This article is published as part of a collection on the future of research assessment. It explores the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle concerning the impact agenda and how philosophy can assist policy questions. Together, their work suggests that policy-sensitive philosophers can help decision makers be more self-conscious about the assumptions underlying their work.
Date: February 14, 2017
Creator: Frodeman, Robert
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

ALA Values and LGBT Social Justice

This dataset contains survey results from librarians regarding their stance on American Library Association values and social justice in relation to LGBTQ issues.
Date: May 30, 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C. & Elkins, Aaron
Object Type: Dataset
System: The UNT Digital Library
Two types of the 3rd person feature in English?! (open access)

Two types of the 3rd person feature in English?!

This article investigates the morphosyntactic properties of the person feature in the English imposter construction studied by Collins & Postal.
Date: June 24, 2017
Creator: Furuya, Kaori
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Fearful Faces do Not Lead to Faster Attentional Deployment in Individuals with Elevated Psychopathic Traits (open access)

Fearful Faces do Not Lead to Faster Attentional Deployment in Individuals with Elevated Psychopathic Traits

This article discusses a gaze-cueing experiment in which the predictivity of a gaze-cue was manipulated to assess the degree to which individuals with elevated psychopathic traits can use contextual information.
Date: June 30, 2017
Creator: Hoppenbrouwers, Sylvo S.; Munneke, Jaap; Kooiman, Karen A.; Little, Bethany; Neumann, Craig S. & Theeuwes, Jan
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Health Information on the Web and Consumers’ Perspectives on Health Professionals’ Responses to Information Exchange (open access)

Health Information on the Web and Consumers’ Perspectives on Health Professionals’ Responses to Information Exchange

This article provides preliminary information on users' perceptions of the extent to which use of the Internet for health information impacts medical encounters.
Date: December 31, 2013
Creator: Seçkin, Gül
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Evaluating the longitudinal risk of social vigilance on atherosclerosis: study protocol for the North Texas Heart Study (open access)

Evaluating the longitudinal risk of social vigilance on atherosclerosis: study protocol for the North Texas Heart Study

This article proposes a longitudinal measurement burst design to examine psychosocial determinants of subclinical atherosclerosis.
Date: April 19, 2017
Creator: Ruiz, John M.; Taylor, Daniel J.; Uchino, Bert N.; Smith, Timothy W.; Allison, Matthew; Ahn, Chul et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Foreclosed and Sold: An Examination of Community and Property Characteristics Related to the Sale of REO Properties

This article uses foreclosure data from Dallas County, Texas to examine how both housing and neighborhood characteristics are related to the possibility of the sale of a foreclosed property out of real-estate-owned (REO) stock.
Date: September 1, 2017
Creator: Zhang, Lei; Leonard, Tammy & Dias, Resha
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Understanding Yik Yak: Location-Based Sociability and the Communication of Place (open access)

Understanding Yik Yak: Location-Based Sociability and the Communication of Place

This article reports on six months of ethnographic work and interviews performed with 18 Yik Yak users to discuss the spatial and social impacts of locative media.
Date: October 2017
Creator: Frith, Jordan & Saker, Michael
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Sodium chloride accumulation in glycophyte plants with cyanobacterial symbionts (open access)

Sodium chloride accumulation in glycophyte plants with cyanobacterial symbionts

This article reports an apparently novel and taxonomically diverse grouping of plants that continuously maintain high tissue sodium contents and share the rare feature of possessing symbiotic cyanobacteria.
Date: January 26, 2017
Creator: Green, T. G. Allan; Sancho, Leopoldo G.; Pintado, Ana; Saco, Dolores; Martín, Soledad; Arróniz-Crespo, María et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Relation between lifespan polytrauma typologies and post-trauma mental health (open access)

Relation between lifespan polytrauma typologies and post-trauma mental health

This article considers the count and types of traumas (polytraumatization) in relation to post-trauma mental health by conducting a study on the relation of polytraumatization patterns to PTSD clusters, depression, and impulsivity facets. Results indicate that individuals exposed to multiple PTE (potentially traumatizing event) types, particularly interpersonal traumas, may be at risk for more severe post-trauma symptoms.
Date: October 16, 2017
Creator: Contractor, Ateka A.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The 2017 Report of The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: From 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health (open access)

The 2017 Report of The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: From 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health

This article summarizes key messages from 40 indicators in the Lancet Countdown's 2017 report.
Date: October 30, 2017
Creator: Watts, Nick; Amann, Markus; Ayeb-Karlsson, Sonja; Belesova, Kristine; Bouley, Timothy; Boykoff, Maxwell et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

User-Centered Design

Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation discusses user-centered design for language archives.
Date: November 11, 2017
Creator: Wasson, Christina
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Picture Interpretation Test (PIT) 360°: An Innovative Measure of Executive Functions (open access)

Picture Interpretation Test (PIT) 360°: An Innovative Measure of Executive Functions

This article evaluates a 360° version of an ecologically valid assessment called the Picture Interpretation Test (PIT).
Date: March 22, 2017
Creator: Serino, Silvia; Baglio, Francesca; Rossetto, Federica; Realdon, Olivia; Cipresso, Pietro; Parsons, Thomas D. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Bergson, Materialization, and the Peculiar Nature of Space (open access)

Bergson, Materialization, and the Peculiar Nature of Space

This article shows how Bergson's notions of variable lived space and the dynamic character of physical matter could lead to theories of fractal dimension and theories of the creation and expansion of matter.
Date: 2018
Creator: Gunter, P. A. Y. (Pete Addison Y.), 1936-
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library