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  1. Familiar face + novel face = familiar face? Representational bias in the perception of morphed faces in chimpanzees.

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    Matsuda, Yoshi-Taka; Myowa-Yamakoshi, Masako; Hirata, Satoshi

    2016-01-01

    Highly social animals possess a well-developed ability to distinguish the faces of familiar from novel conspecifics to induce distinct behaviors for maintaining society. However, the behaviors of animals when they encounter ambiguous faces of familiar yet novel conspecifics, e.g., strangers with faces resembling known individuals, have not been well characterised. Using a morphing technique and preferential-looking paradigm, we address this question via the chimpanzee's facial-recognition abilities. We presented eight subjects with three types of stimuli: (1) familiar faces, (2) novel faces and (3) intermediate morphed faces that were 50% familiar and 50% novel faces of conspecifics. We found that chimpanzees spent more time looking at novel faces and scanned novel faces more extensively than familiar or intermediate faces. Interestingly, chimpanzees looked at intermediate faces in a manner similar to familiar faces with regards to the fixation duration, fixation count, and saccade length for facial scanning, even though the participant was encountering the intermediate faces for the first time. We excluded the possibility that subjects merely detected and avoided traces of morphing in the intermediate faces. These findings suggest a bias for a feeling-of-familiarity that chimpanzees perceive familiarity with an intermediate face by detecting traces of a known individual, as 50% alternation is sufficient to perceive familiarity. PMID:27602275

  2. Prioritized Detection of Personally Familiar Faces.

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    Gobbini, Maria Ida; Gors, Jason D; Halchenko, Yaroslav O; Rogers, Courtney; Guntupalli, J Swaroop; Hughes, Howard; Cipolli, Carlo

    2013-01-01

    We investigated whether personally familiar faces are preferentially processed in conditions of reduced attentional resources and in the absence of conscious awareness. In the first experiment, we used Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) to test the susceptibility of familiar faces and faces of strangers to the attentional blink. In the second experiment, we used continuous flash interocular suppression to render stimuli invisible and measured face detection time for personally familiar faces as compared to faces of strangers. In both experiments we found an advantage for detection of personally familiar faces as compared to faces of strangers. Our data suggest that the identity of faces is processed with reduced attentional resources and even in the absence of awareness. Our results show that this facilitated processing of familiar faces cannot be attributed to detection of low-level visual features and that a learned unique configuration of facial features can influence preconscious perceptual processing. PMID:23805248

  3. Prioritized Detection of Personally Familiar Faces.

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    Maria Ida Gobbini

    Full Text Available We investigated whether personally familiar faces are preferentially processed in conditions of reduced attentional resources and in the absence of conscious awareness. In the first experiment, we used Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP to test the susceptibility of familiar faces and faces of strangers to the attentional blink. In the second experiment, we used continuous flash interocular suppression to render stimuli invisible and measured face detection time for personally familiar faces as compared to faces of strangers. In both experiments we found an advantage for detection of personally familiar faces as compared to faces of strangers. Our data suggest that the identity of faces is processed with reduced attentional resources and even in the absence of awareness. Our results show that this facilitated processing of familiar faces cannot be attributed to detection of low-level visual features and that a learned unique configuration of facial features can influence preconscious perceptual processing.

  4. Effect of face familiarity on age decision.

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    Bruyer, Raymond; Mejias, Sandrine; Doublet, Sophie

    2007-02-01

    The present experiment was planned to check whether the extraction of apparent age is affected by face identity (familiarity) or not. According to the traditional view, age estimation should be carried out independently of face identity, because it is one of the visually derived semantic codes (like gender and ethnicity). However, little is known about its underlying mechanisms. Moreover, some recent studies have cast doubt on the parallel thesis regarding facial expression, facial speech, ethnicity, and gender. Given the promising results of a pilot experiment (n=24), 16 Caucasian participants were enrolled in an "age decision" task on morphed faces derived from one old and one young source-face, in the proportion 70:30. The respondents had previously been familiarised with half the source faces by a learning procedure (associating the face, surname, occupation and city of residence of the person displayed), while the remaining half were unfamiliar. The results showed that age decision was affected by face familiarity, at least when the task was perceptually difficult enough. This adds support to the thesis that the identification of identity and the extraction of visually derived semantic codes are not made independently from each other. The status of age, within the visually derived semantic codes, is also discussed. PMID:16643811

  5. Retrieving episodic memories when recognizing familiar faces and names.

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    Barsics, Catherine; Brédart, Serge

    2009-01-01

    This study was aimed at investigating whether the recognition of familiar faces is more likely to be associated with an experience of Remembering than the recognition of familiar names. Using the Remember/Know paradigm the proportions of episodic memories recalled following the recognition of famous faces and names (Conditions) were assessed. Presented faces and names were previously judged by an independent group of participants as eliciting an equivalent level of familiarity. Nevertheless s...

  6. Familiarity is not notoriety: Phenomenological accounts of face recognition

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    Davide eLiccione

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available From a phenomenological perspective, faces are perceived differently from objects as their perception always involves the possibility of a relational engagement (Bredlau, 2011. This is especially true for familiar faces, i.e. faces of people with a history of real relational engagements. Similarly, valence of emotional expressions assumes a key role, as they define the sense and direction of this engagement. Following these premises, the aim of the present study is to demonstrate that face recognition is facilitated by at least two variables, familiarity and emotional expression, and that perception of familiar faces is not influenced by orientation. In order to verify this hypothesis, we implemented a 3x3x2 factorial design, showing seventeen healthy subjects three type of faces (unfamiliar, personally familiar, famous characterized by three different emotional expressions (happy, hungry/sad, neutral and in two different orientation (upright vs inverted. We showed every subject a total of 180 faces with the instructions to give a familiarity judgment. Reaction times were recorded and we found that the recognition of a face is facilitated by personal familiarity and emotional expression, and that this process is otherwise independent from a cognitive elaboration of stimuli and remains stable despite orientation. These results highlight the need to make a distinction between famous and personally familiar faces when studying face perception and to consider its historical aspects from a phenomenological point of view.

  7. Timing and tuning for familiarity of cortical responses to faces.

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    Maria A Bobes

    Full Text Available Different kinds of known faces activate brain areas to dissimilar degrees. However, the tuning to type of knowledge, and the temporal course of activation, of each area have not been well characterized. Here we measured, with functional magnetic resonance imaging, brain activity elicited by unfamiliar, visually familiar, and personally-familiar faces. We assessed response amplitude and duration using flexible hemodynamic response functions, as well as the tuning to face type, of regions within the face processing system. Core face processing areas (occipital and fusiform face areas responded to all types of faces with only small differences in amplitude and duration. In contrast, most areas of the extended face processing system (medial orbito-frontal, anterior and posterior cingulate had weak responses to unfamiliar and visually-familiar faces, but were highly tuned and exhibited prolonged responses to personally-familiar faces. This indicates that the neural processing of different types of familiar faces not only differs in degree, but is probably mediated by qualitatively distinct mechanisms.

  8. Timing and tuning for familiarity of cortical responses to faces.

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    Bobes, Maria A; Lage Castellanos, Agustin; Quiñones, Ileana; García, Lorna; Valdes-Sosa, Mitchell

    2013-01-01

    Different kinds of known faces activate brain areas to dissimilar degrees. However, the tuning to type of knowledge, and the temporal course of activation, of each area have not been well characterized. Here we measured, with functional magnetic resonance imaging, brain activity elicited by unfamiliar, visually familiar, and personally-familiar faces. We assessed response amplitude and duration using flexible hemodynamic response functions, as well as the tuning to face type, of regions within the face processing system. Core face processing areas (occipital and fusiform face areas) responded to all types of faces with only small differences in amplitude and duration. In contrast, most areas of the extended face processing system (medial orbito-frontal, anterior and posterior cingulate) had weak responses to unfamiliar and visually-familiar faces, but were highly tuned and exhibited prolonged responses to personally-familiar faces. This indicates that the neural processing of different types of familiar faces not only differs in degree, but is probably mediated by qualitatively distinct mechanisms.

  9. Fixation patterns during recognition of personally familiar and unfamiliar faces

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    Goedele Van Belle

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Previous studies recording eye movements have rendered inconclusive findings with respect to processing differences between familiar and unfamiliar faces. We argue that this can be attributed to a number of factors that differ across studies: the type and extent of familiarity with stimuli presented, the varying spatial resolution of visual information and/or specifics, the definition of areas of interest subject to analyses, as well as the fact that the time course of scan patterns is often neglected. Here we sought to address these issues by recording gaze patterns in a face recognition task with personally familiar and unfamiliar faces, without predefining areas of interest and investigating potential processing differences at each individual fixation. We found that after a first fixation on the center of mass of the face—suggesting an initial holistic perception—and a subsequent left eye bias, local features were focused and explored more for familiar than unfamiliar faces. Although the number of fixations made did not differ for un-/familiar faces, the locations of fixations began to differ much earlier than when the familiarity decisions were provided. This suggests that without strict time constraints, different types of information are collected relatively early on familiar and unfamiliar faces.

  10. An Inner Face Advantage in Children's Recognition of Familiar Peers

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    Ge, Liezhong; Anzures, Gizelle; Wang, Zhe; Kelly, David J.; Pascalis, Olivier; Quinn, Paul C.; Slater, Alan M.; Yang, Zhiliang; Lee, Kang

    2008-01-01

    Children's recognition of familiar own-age peers was investigated. Chinese children (4-, 8-, and 14-year-olds) were asked to identify their classmates from photographs showing the entire face, the internal facial features only, the external facial features only, or the eyes, nose, or mouth only. Participants from all age groups were familiar with…

  11. Placing faces: recollection and familiarity in the own-race bias for face recognition

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    Horry, Ruth

    2010-01-01

    The research presented in this thesis examined the roles of recollection and familiarity in the own-race bias (ORB) in recognition memory for faces. In Paper 1, Jacoby’s (1991) process-dissociation procedure was used to estimate the relative contributions of recollection and familiarity in recognizing own- and other-race faces. Recollection estimates were higher for own-race faces than for other-race faces, although this effect disappeared when deep or shallow encoding strategies were encoura...

  12. Effects of Caricaturing in Shape or Color on Familiarity Decisions for Familiar and Unfamiliar Faces.

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    Itz, Marlena L; Schweinberger, Stefan R; Kaufmann, Jürgen M

    2016-01-01

    Recent evidence suggests that while reflectance information (including color) may be more diagnostic for familiar face recognition, shape may be more diagnostic for unfamiliar face identity processing. Moreover, event-related potential (ERP) findings suggest an earlier onset for neural processing of facial shape compared to reflectance. In the current study, we aimed to explore specifically the roles of facial shape and color in a familiarity decision task using pre-experimentally familiar (famous) and unfamiliar faces that were caricatured either in shape-only, color-only, or both (full; shape + color) by 15%, 30%, or 45%. We recorded accuracies, mean reaction times, and face-sensitive ERPs. Performance data revealed that shape caricaturing facilitated identity processing for unfamiliar faces only. In the ERP data, such effects of shape caricaturing emerged earlier than those of color caricaturing. Unsurprisingly, ERP effects were accentuated for larger levels of caricaturing. Overall, our findings corroborate the importance of shape for identity processing of unfamiliar faces and demonstrate an earlier onset of neural processing for facial shape compared to color.

  13. The Role of Familiarity for Representations in Norm-Based Face Space.

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    Faerber, Stella J; Kaufmann, Jürgen M; Leder, Helmut; Martin, Eva Maria; Schweinberger, Stefan R

    2016-01-01

    According to the norm-based version of the multidimensional face space model (nMDFS, Valentine, 1991), any given face and its corresponding anti-face (which deviates from the norm in exactly opposite direction as the original face) should be equidistant to a hypothetical prototype face (norm), such that by definition face and anti-face should bear the same level of perceived typicality. However, it has been argued that familiarity affects perceived typicality and that representations of familiar faces are qualitatively different (e.g., more robust and image-independent) from those for unfamiliar faces. Here we investigated the role of face familiarity for rated typicality, using two frequently used operationalisations of typicality (deviation-based: DEV), and distinctiveness (face in the crowd: FITC) for faces of celebrities and their corresponding anti-faces. We further assessed attractiveness, likeability and trustworthiness ratings of the stimuli, which are potentially related to typicality. For unfamiliar faces and their corresponding anti-faces, in line with the predictions of the nMDFS, our results demonstrate comparable levels of perceived typicality (DEV). In contrast, familiar faces were perceived much less typical than their anti-faces. Furthermore, familiar faces were rated higher than their anti-faces in distinctiveness, attractiveness, likability and trustworthiness. These findings suggest that familiarity strongly affects the distribution of facial representations in norm-based face space. Overall, our study suggests (1) that familiarity needs to be considered in studies of mental representations of faces, and (2) that familiarity, general distance-to-norm and more specific vector directions in face space make different and interactive contributions to different types of facial evaluations. PMID:27168323

  14. The Role of Familiarity for Representations in Norm-Based Face Space.

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    Stella J Faerber

    Full Text Available According to the norm-based version of the multidimensional face space model (nMDFS, Valentine, 1991, any given face and its corresponding anti-face (which deviates from the norm in exactly opposite direction as the original face should be equidistant to a hypothetical prototype face (norm, such that by definition face and anti-face should bear the same level of perceived typicality. However, it has been argued that familiarity affects perceived typicality and that representations of familiar faces are qualitatively different (e.g., more robust and image-independent from those for unfamiliar faces. Here we investigated the role of face familiarity for rated typicality, using two frequently used operationalisations of typicality (deviation-based: DEV, and distinctiveness (face in the crowd: FITC for faces of celebrities and their corresponding anti-faces. We further assessed attractiveness, likeability and trustworthiness ratings of the stimuli, which are potentially related to typicality. For unfamiliar faces and their corresponding anti-faces, in line with the predictions of the nMDFS, our results demonstrate comparable levels of perceived typicality (DEV. In contrast, familiar faces were perceived much less typical than their anti-faces. Furthermore, familiar faces were rated higher than their anti-faces in distinctiveness, attractiveness, likability and trustworthiness. These findings suggest that familiarity strongly affects the distribution of facial representations in norm-based face space. Overall, our study suggests (1 that familiarity needs to be considered in studies of mental representations of faces, and (2 that familiarity, general distance-to-norm and more specific vector directions in face space make different and interactive contributions to different types of facial evaluations.

  15. The Role of Familiarity for Representations in Norm-Based Face Space

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    Faerber, Stella J.; Kaufmann, Jürgen M.; Leder, Helmut; Martin, Eva Maria; Schweinberger, Stefan R.

    2016-01-01

    According to the norm-based version of the multidimensional face space model (nMDFS, Valentine, 1991), any given face and its corresponding anti-face (which deviates from the norm in exactly opposite direction as the original face) should be equidistant to a hypothetical prototype face (norm), such that by definition face and anti-face should bear the same level of perceived typicality. However, it has been argued that familiarity affects perceived typicality and that representations of familiar faces are qualitatively different (e.g., more robust and image-independent) from those for unfamiliar faces. Here we investigated the role of face familiarity for rated typicality, using two frequently used operationalisations of typicality (deviation-based: DEV), and distinctiveness (face in the crowd: FITC) for faces of celebrities and their corresponding anti-faces. We further assessed attractiveness, likeability and trustworthiness ratings of the stimuli, which are potentially related to typicality. For unfamiliar faces and their corresponding anti-faces, in line with the predictions of the nMDFS, our results demonstrate comparable levels of perceived typicality (DEV). In contrast, familiar faces were perceived much less typical than their anti-faces. Furthermore, familiar faces were rated higher than their anti-faces in distinctiveness, attractiveness, likability and trustworthiness. These findings suggest that familiarity strongly affects the distribution of facial representations in norm-based face space. Overall, our study suggests (1) that familiarity needs to be considered in studies of mental representations of faces, and (2) that familiarity, general distance-to-norm and more specific vector directions in face space make different and interactive contributions to different types of facial evaluations. PMID:27168323

  16. Down Syndrome and Automatic Processing of Familiar and Unfamiliar Emotional Faces

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    Morales, Guadalupe E.; Lopez, Ernesto O.

    2010-01-01

    Participants with Down syndrome (DS) were required to participate in a face recognition experiment to recognize familiar (DS faces) and unfamiliar emotional faces (non DS faces), by using an affective priming paradigm. Pairs of emotional facial stimuli were presented (one face after another) with a short Stimulus Onset Asynchrony of 300…

  17. Spatiotemporal changes in neural response patterns to faces varying in visual familiarity.

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    Natu, Vaidehi S; O'Toole, Alice J

    2015-03-01

    Increasing experience with a previously unfamiliar face improves human ability to recognize it in challenging and novel viewing conditions. Differential neural responses to familiar versus unfamiliar faces in multiple regions of the ventral-temporal and parietal cortex have been reported in previous work, but with limited attention to how behavioral and neural measures change with increasing familiarity. We examined changes in the spatial and temporal characteristics of neural response patterns elicited by faces that vary in their degree of visual familiarity. First, we developed a behavioral paradigm to familiarize participants to low-, medium-, and high-levels of familiarity with faces. Recognition of novel, naturalistic images of the learned individuals improved with increasing familiarity with faces. Next, a new set of participants learned faces using the behavioral paradigm, outside the fMRI scanner, and subsequently viewed blocks of whole-body images of the learned and novel people, inside the scanner. We found that the face-selective FFA and OFA, and a combination of the ventral-temporal areas (e.g., fusiform gyrus) and parietal areas (e.g., precuneus) contained patterns useful for classifying highly familiar versus unfamiliar faces. Classification along the temporal-sequence of the face blocks revealed an early separation of neural patterns elicited in response to highly familiar versus unfamiliar faces in the FFA and OFA, but not in other regions of interest. This indicates the potential for a rapid assessment of the "known versus unknown" status of faces in core face-selective regions of the brain. The present study provides a first look at the perceptual and neural correlates underlying experience gains with faces as they become familiar. PMID:25524650

  18. Neuropatia Periférica Familiar por Susceptibilidade ao Entrapment (Neuropatia Tomaculosa)

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    Pinto Viana, J; Coimbra, J.; Goulart, Z; Bigotte de Almeida, L; Cabral Beirão, J

    1991-01-01

    Os autores apresentam um caso de neuropatia periférica familiar por susceptibilidade ao entrapment e comparam-no com os descritos na literatura. As principais características desta neuropatia são: hereditariedade autossómica dominante, mononeuropatias recorrentes de localização variável (cubital, mediano, ciático poplíteo, externo, plexo braquial) e aspectos morfológicos característicos na biópsia do nervo. O nervo sensitivo revela alterações predominantes desmielinizantes, com espessamentos ...

  19. Distinct information critically distinguishes judgments of face familiarity and identity

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    Smith, Marie L.; Volna, B.; Ewing, L.

    2016-01-01

    Accurately determining the familiarity of another and correctly establishing their identity are vital social skills. A considerable body of work has explored their perceptual and neural underpinnings and debate remains regarding whether they are dissociable, i.e., separable parts of a dual process, or different aspects of a common retrieval process. Less is known about the specific visual information that guides familiarity judgments and how this compares to the information used to identify a...

  20. Metro Profile: A Familiar Name with an Economy Facing Familiar Challenges

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    Fernandez Laris, Georgette A; Charles S. Gascon

    2015-01-01

    Springfield, Mo., a city with a common name, has an economy with familiar successes and challenges. The health care sector is booming, and the cost of living is somewhat low, as are wages. But labor productivity seems to be subpar, and the poverty rate is above average.

  1. Face shape and face identity processing in behavioral variant fronto-temporal dementia: A specific deficit for familiarity and name recognition of famous faces

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    François-Laurent De Winter

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Deficits in face processing have been described in the behavioral variant of fronto-temporal dementia (bvFTD, primarily regarding the recognition of facial expressions. Less is known about face shape and face identity processing. Here we used a hierarchical strategy targeting face shape and face identity recognition in bvFTD and matched healthy controls. Participants performed 3 psychophysical experiments targeting face shape detection (Experiment 1, unfamiliar face identity matching (Experiment 2, familiarity categorization and famous face-name matching (Experiment 3. The results revealed group differences only in Experiment 3, with a deficit in the bvFTD group for both familiarity categorization and famous face-name matching. Voxel-based morphometry regression analyses in the bvFTD group revealed an association between grey matter volume of the left ventral anterior temporal lobe and familiarity recognition, while face-name matching correlated with grey matter volume of the bilateral ventral anterior temporal lobes. Subsequently, we quantified familiarity-specific and name-specific recognition deficits as the sum of the celebrities of which respectively only the name or only the familiarity was accurately recognized. Both indices were associated with grey matter volume of the bilateral anterior temporal cortices. These findings extent previous results by documenting the involvement of the left anterior temporal lobe (ATL in familiarity detection and the right ATL in name recognition deficits in fronto-temporal lobar degeneration.

  2. Face shape and face identity processing in behavioral variant fronto-temporal dementia: A specific deficit for familiarity and name recognition of famous faces.

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    De Winter, François-Laurent; Timmers, Dorien; de Gelder, Beatrice; Van Orshoven, Marc; Vieren, Marleen; Bouckaert, Miriam; Cypers, Gert; Caekebeke, Jo; Van de Vliet, Laura; Goffin, Karolien; Van Laere, Koen; Sunaert, Stefan; Vandenberghe, Rik; Vandenbulcke, Mathieu; Van den Stock, Jan

    2016-01-01

    Deficits in face processing have been described in the behavioral variant of fronto-temporal dementia (bvFTD), primarily regarding the recognition of facial expressions. Less is known about face shape and face identity processing. Here we used a hierarchical strategy targeting face shape and face identity recognition in bvFTD and matched healthy controls. Participants performed 3 psychophysical experiments targeting face shape detection (Experiment 1), unfamiliar face identity matching (Experiment 2), familiarity categorization and famous face-name matching (Experiment 3). The results revealed group differences only in Experiment 3, with a deficit in the bvFTD group for both familiarity categorization and famous face-name matching. Voxel-based morphometry regression analyses in the bvFTD group revealed an association between grey matter volume of the left ventral anterior temporal lobe and familiarity recognition, while face-name matching correlated with grey matter volume of the bilateral ventral anterior temporal lobes. Subsequently, we quantified familiarity-specific and name-specific recognition deficits as the sum of the celebrities of which respectively only the name or only the familiarity was accurately recognized. Both indices were associated with grey matter volume of the bilateral anterior temporal cortices. These findings extent previous results by documenting the involvement of the left anterior temporal lobe (ATL) in familiarity detection and the right ATL in name recognition deficits in fronto-temporal lobar degeneration. PMID:27298765

  3. An Efficient ERP-Based Brain-Computer Interface Using Random Set Presentation and Face Familiarity

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    Seul-Ki Yeom; Siamac Fazli; Klaus-Robert Müller; Seong-Whan Lee

    2014-01-01

    Event-related potential (ERP)-based P300 spellers are commonly used in the field of brain-computer interfaces as an alternative channel of communication for people with severe neuro-muscular diseases. This study introduces a novel P300 based brain-computer interface (BCI) stimulus paradigm using a random set presentation pattern and exploiting the effects of face familiarity. The effect of face familiarity is widely studied in the cognitive neurosciences and has recently been addressed for th...

  4. The effect of real-world personal familiarity on the speed of face information processing.

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    Benjamin Balas

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Previous studies have explored the effects of familiarity on various kinds of visual face judgments, yet the role of familiarity in face processing is not fully understood. Across different face judgments and stimulus sets, the data is equivocal as to whether or not familiarity impacts recognition processes. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Here, we examine the effect of real-world personal familiarity in three simple delayed-match-to-sample tasks in which subjects were required to match faces on the basis of orientation (upright v. inverted, gender and identity. We find that subjects had a significant speed advantage with familiar faces in all three tasks, with large effects for the gender and identity matching tasks. CONCLUSION/SIGNIFICANCE: Our data indicates that real-world experience with a face exerts a powerful influence on face processing in tasks where identity information is irrelevant, even in tasks that could in principle be solved via low-level cues. These results underscore the importance of experience in shaping visual recognition processes.

  5. Familiar Person Recognition: Is Autonoetic Consciousness More Likely to Accompany Face Recognition Than Voice Recognition?

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    Barsics, Catherine; Brédart, Serge

    2010-11-01

    Autonoetic consciousness is a fundamental property of human memory, enabling us to experience mental time travel, to recollect past events with a feeling of self-involvement, and to project ourselves in the future. Autonoetic consciousness is a characteristic of episodic memory. By contrast, awareness of the past associated with a mere feeling of familiarity or knowing relies on noetic consciousness, depending on semantic memory integrity. Present research was aimed at evaluating whether conscious recollection of episodic memories is more likely to occur following the recognition of a familiar face than following the recognition of a familiar voice. Recall of semantic information (biographical information) was also assessed. Previous studies that investigated the recall of biographical information following person recognition used faces and voices of famous people as stimuli. In this study, the participants were presented with personally familiar people's voices and faces, thus avoiding the presence of identity cues in the spoken extracts and allowing a stricter control of frequency exposure with both types of stimuli (voices and faces). In the present study, the rate of retrieved episodic memories, associated with autonoetic awareness, was significantly higher from familiar faces than familiar voices even though the level of overall recognition was similar for both these stimuli domains. The same pattern was observed regarding semantic information retrieval. These results and their implications for current Interactive Activation and Competition person recognition models are discussed.

  6. How dogs scan familiar and inverted faces: an eye movement study.

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    Somppi, Sanni; Törnqvist, Heini; Hänninen, Laura; Krause, Christina M; Vainio, Outi

    2014-05-01

    Faces play an important role in communication and identity recognition in social animals. Domestic dogs often respond to human facial cues, but their face processing is weakly understood. In this study, facial inversion effect (deficits in face processing when the image is turned upside down) and responses to personal familiarity were tested using eye movement tracking. A total of 23 pet dogs and eight kennel dogs were compared to establish the effects of life experiences on their scanning behavior. All dogs preferred conspecific faces and showed great interest in the eye area, suggesting that they perceived images representing faces. Dogs fixated at the upright faces as long as the inverted faces, but the eye area of upright faces gathered longer total duration and greater relative fixation duration than the eye area of inverted stimuli, regardless of the species (dog or human) shown in the image. Personally, familiar faces and eyes attracted more fixations than the strange ones, suggesting that dogs are likely to recognize conspecific and human faces in photographs. The results imply that face scanning in dogs is guided not only by the physical properties of images, but also by semantic factors. In conclusion, in a free-viewing task, dogs seem to target their fixations at naturally salient and familiar items. Facial images were generally more attractive for pet dogs than kennel dogs, but living environment did not affect conspecific preference or inversion and familiarity responses, suggesting that the basic mechanisms of face processing in dogs could be hardwired or might develop under limited exposure.

  7. Amygdala temporal dynamics: temperamental differences in the timing of amygdala response to familiar and novel faces

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    Shelton Richard C

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Inhibited temperament - the predisposition to respond to new people, places or things with wariness or avoidance behaviors - is associated with increased risk for social anxiety disorder and major depression. Although the magnitude of the amygdala's response to novelty has been identified as a neural substrate of inhibited temperament, there may also be differences in temporal dynamics (latency, duration, and peak. We hypothesized that persons with inhibited temperament would have faster responses to novel relative to familiar neutral faces compared to persons with uninhibited temperament. We used event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging to measure the temporal dynamics of the blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD response to both novel and familiar neutral faces in participants with inhibited or uninhibited temperament. Results Inhibited participants had faster amygdala responses to novel compared with familiar faces, and both longer and greater amygdala response to all faces. There were no differences in peak response. Conclusion Faster amygdala response to novelty may reflect a computational bias that leads to greater neophobic responses and represents a mechanism for the development of social anxiety.

  8. Accessing stored knowledge of familiar people from faces, names and voices: a review.

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    Hanley, John Richard

    2014-01-01

    Recent findings from neuropsychology and experimental psychology appear incompatible with the claim that feelings of familiarity about known people require activation of amodal person identity nodes. Evidence suggests that there are modality-specific effects after the point at which faces, names and voices have been found familiar. It therefore appears that activation of distinct modality-specific face, name and voice processing systems can signal that a known person is familiar. There is no convincing evidence, however, of modular effects on the way that information about familiar people is represented in semantic memory. Instead, semantic information about people appears to be stored separately from other forms of knowledge such as knowledge of objects. Anatomical evidence suggests that amodal person-specific semantic knowledge is stored in the right anterior temporal lobe where it has close connections with modality specific recognition systems. Failures to retrieve names in proper name anomia may be caused by impairments to the links between semantic knowledge in the right anterior temporal lobe and lexical representations in the left temporal pole.

  9. An efficient ERP-based brain-computer interface using random set presentation and face familiarity.

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    Seul-Ki Yeom

    Full Text Available Event-related potential (ERP-based P300 spellers are commonly used in the field of brain-computer interfaces as an alternative channel of communication for people with severe neuro-muscular diseases. This study introduces a novel P300 based brain-computer interface (BCI stimulus paradigm using a random set presentation pattern and exploiting the effects of face familiarity. The effect of face familiarity is widely studied in the cognitive neurosciences and has recently been addressed for the purpose of BCI. In this study we compare P300-based BCI performances of a conventional row-column (RC-based paradigm with our approach that combines a random set presentation paradigm with (non- self-face stimuli. Our experimental results indicate stronger deflections of the ERPs in response to face stimuli, which are further enhanced when using the self-face images, and thereby improving P300-based spelling performance. This lead to a significant reduction of stimulus sequences required for correct character classification. These findings demonstrate a promising new approach for improving the speed and thus fluency of BCI-enhanced communication with the widely used P300-based BCI setup.

  10. Fenômenos sociais, familiares e psicopatológicos associados ao bullying escolar

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    Pereira, Beatriz Oliveira; Lourenço, Lélio Moura; Vieira, Marcel; Senra, Luciana Xavier; Gomes, Daniel; Stephan, Francesca

    2012-01-01

    A violência e a violência familiar, assim como transtornos de ansiedade como a fobia/ansiedade social tem sido apontados como fenômenos que possuem algum tipo de associação seja pela semelhança nas características de manifestação, seja pelo impacto provocado nos âmbitos sociais e de saúde dos indivíduos envolvidos. No que concerne a violência e a violência familiar, vale salientar que os atos de omissão e negligência em detrimento do desenvolvimento pleno e da integridade física e psicológ...

  11. Fisioterapia no Cuidado ao Sistema Familiar: Uma Abordagem à Pessoa Idosa Fragilizada

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    Tatiane Dias Casimiro Valença

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho é demonstrar a relevância do profissional de saúde, em especial o Fisioterapeuta, conhecer o processo de envelhecimento e a influência deste nas relações familiares no alcance às necessidades da pessoa idosa em estado de fragilidade e incapacidade funcional. Trata-se de um estudo de estado da arte, cuja perspectiva é fomentar saberes para práxis proximal do Fisioterapeuta na transversalidade de saberes acadêmicos de modo a sua inserção no contexto domiciliário da família-idoso.

  12. Escala de atitudes face ao lazer em adolescentes e jovens adultos

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    Teresa Freire

    2007-04-01

    Full Text Available Atualmente, o lazer e as atitudes face ao lazer têm sido alvo de interesse na investigação psicológica, concretamente no domínio da Psicologia Social. O objetivo do presente estudo foi adaptar a escala Leisure Attitude Scale de Raghb e Beard, construída para avaliar as atitudes face ao lazer em função das três componentes de atitude (cognitiva, afetiva e comportamental para a população de estudantes, adolescentes e jovens adultos portugueses. Participaram no estudo 462 sujeitos (57,8% do sexo feminino e 42,2% do sexo masculino, com uma média de idades de 19,97 (desvio padrão de 4,85. Os resultados obtidos confirmam a estrutura e as características psicométricas da versão original, refletindo valores largamente aceitáveis de fidelidade (consistência interna e validade (validade de conteúdo quer para a escala total quer para as várias sub-escalas (cognitiva, afetiva e comportamental. Conclui-se pela adequação da escala na medida das atitudes face ao lazer, no contexto português.

  13. Is family special to the brain? An event-related fMRI study of familiar, familial, and self-face recognition.

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    Platek, Steven M; Kemp, Shelly M

    2009-02-01

    The face-processing network has evolved to respond differentially to different classes of faces depending on their relevance to the perceiver. For example, self-, familiar, and unknown faces are associated with activation in different neural substrates. Family should represent a special class of face stimuli that is of high relevance to individuals, because incorrect assignment of kinship can have dire consequences (e.g., incest, cuckoldry). Therefore evolution should have favored redundant mechanisms for detection of kin. We used fMRI to investigate the neural substrates associated with viewing faces of kin compared to other classes of faces (e.g., self-face, familiar face, and unknown face), and to examine the degree to which self-facial resemblance activated similar neural substrates. Contrasting kin faces with unknown faces activated substrates associated with self-face recognition, while comparing kin faces to friend faces activated posterior cingulate and cuneus. Similar posterior medial substrates were recruited when contrasting self-resembling faces with morphed faces of kin, suggesting these regions potentially represent computational processing about facial familiarity and identity. On the other hand, discrimination of self-resembling faces from familiar morphs activated anterior medial substrates (anterior cingulate cortex, ACC, medial prefrontal cortex, MPFC). These findings, and a region of interest (ROI) analysis, highlight the role of the extended face-processing network for discrimination of kin from familiar non-kin members of one's social group based on self-referent phenotypic cues.

  14. Five- and Eight-Month-Old Infants Recognize Their Faces and Voices as Familiar and Social Stimuli.

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    Legerstee, Maria; Anderson, Diane; Schaffer, Alliza

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    Presented five- and eight-month olds with silent moving and static video images of self, peer, and doll, and sounds of self and nonsocial objects. Found that recognition of one's image develops through experience with dynamic facial stimulation during first eight months. By five months, infants treat their faces and voices as familiar and social…

  15. Lipodistrofia parcial familiar do tipo Dunnigan: atenção ao diagnóstico precoce Dunnigan-type familial partial lipodystrophy: attention to precocious diagnosis

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    Lenora Maria Camarate Silveira Martins Leão

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    Full Text Available A lipodistrofia parcial familiar tipo Dunnigan é uma doença autossômica dominante rara. Em sua forma clássica, é resultante de uma mutação missense heterozigótica no gene LMNA, que codifica a proteína nuclear denominada lâmina tipo A/C. Caracteriza-se pelo desaparecimento progressivo do tecido adiposo subcutâneo nos membros, região glútea, abdome e tronco, que se inicia na puberdade, acompanhado de acúmulo de gordura em outras áreas, como a face, queixo, grandes lábios e região intra-abdominal, conferindo o aspecto de hipertrofia muscular e simulando o fenótipo de síndrome de Cushing. Mulheres afetadas são particularmente predispostas à resistência à insulina e suas complicações, incluindo sinais da síndrome dos ovários policísticos. Com o objetivo de alertar para o diagnóstico precoce, que possibilita a adoção de medidas que minimizam os graves distúrbios metabólicos vinculados à desordem, relatamos o caso de uma paciente em que a investigação foi realizada somente ao final da quinta década de vida. A aparente hipertrofia muscular e o acentuado depósito de gordura nos grandes lábios possibilitam aos médicos ginecologistas a suspeita diagnóstica.Dunnigan-type familial partial lipodystrophy (FPLD is an autosomal dominant disease that results from heterozygous missense mutations in LMNA, the gene that encodes nuclear lamin A/C. FPLD is characterized by a progressive disappearance of subcutaneous adipose tissue in the limbs, gluteal region, abdomen and trunk, beginning at the time of or after puberty, and excessive amount of fat in the face, chin, labia majora, and intra-abdominal region, leading to a Cushingoid appearance and increased muscularity phenotype. Affected women are particularly predisposed to insulin resistance and its complications, including features of polycystic ovary syndrome. To emphasize the importance of an early FPLD diagnosis, which is necessary to prevent serious metabolic

  16. Event-Related Potential Responses to Beloved and Familiar Faces in Different Marriage Styles: Evidence from Mosuo Subjects

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    Wu, Haiyan; Luo, Li; Dai, Junqiang; Yang, Suyong; Wang, Naiyi; Luo, Yue-jia

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    Research on familiar face recognition has largely focused on the neural correlates of recognizing a beloved partner or family member. However, no research has explored the effect of marriage style on the recognition of a beloved partner’s face, especially in matriarchal societies. Here, we examined the time course of event-related potentials (ERP) in response to the face of a beloved partner, sibling, or unknown person in a sample of individuals from the matriarchal Mosuo tribe. Two groups were assessed: intermarriage and walking marriage groups (i.e., couples in a committed relationship who do not cohabitate during the daytime). In agreement with previous reports, ERP results revealed more positive VPP, N250, and P300 waveforms for beloved faces than sibling faces in both groups. Moreover, P300 was more positive for beloved partner versus sibling faces; however, this difference emerged at fronto-central sites for the walking marriage group and at posterior sites for the intermarriage group. Overall, we observed that marriage style affects the later stage processing of a beloved partner’s face, and this may be associated with greater affective arousal and familiarity. PMID:26925002

  17. Event-related potential responses to beloved and familiar faces in different marriage styles: evidence from Mosuo subjects

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    Haiyan eWu

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    Full Text Available Research on familiar face recognition has largely focused on the neural correlates of recognizing a beloved partner or family member. However, no research has explored the effect of marriage style on the recognition of a beloved partner’s face, especially in matriarchal societies. Here, we examined the time course of event-related potentials (ERP in response to the face of a beloved partner, sibling, or unknown person in a sample of individuals from the matriarchal Mosuo tribe. Two groups were assessed: intermarriage and walking marriage groups (i.e., couples in a committed relationship who do not cohabitate during the daytime. In agreement with previous reports, ERP results revealed more positive VPP, N250, and P300 waveforms for beloved faces than sibling faces in both groups. Moreover, P300 was more positive for beloved partner versus sibling faces; however, this difference emerged at fronto-central sites for the walking marriage group and at posterior sites for the intermarriage group. Overall, we observed that marriage style affects the later stage processing of a beloved partner’s face, and this may be associated with greater affective arousal and familiarity.

  18. Personalidade, resiliência e atitudes face ao envelhecimento em idosos do meio urbano e meio rural

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    Pinto, Ana Sofia Rodrigues

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    Tese de mestrado, Psicologia (Secção de Psicologia Clínica e da Saúde, Núcleo de Psicologia Clínica Dinâmica), Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Psicologia, 2015 A presente investigação refere-se ao estudo da personalidade, resiliência e atitudes face ao envelhecimento, numa amostra de indivíduos idosos. Os objetivos são: (1) analisar a influência do meio ecológico na resiliência e nas atitudes face ao envelhecimento; (2) analisar a relação da personalidade com a resiliência e ...

  19. Personal familiarity influences the processing of upright and inverted faces in infants

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    Benjamin J Balas

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available Infant face processing becomes more selective during the first year of life as a function of varying experience with distinct face categories defined by species, race, and age. Given that any individual face belongs to many such categories (e.g. A young Caucasian man’s face we asked how the neural selectivity for one aspect of facial appearance was affected by category membership along another dimension of variability. 6-month-old infants were shown upright and inverted pictures of either their own mother or a stranger while event-related potentials (ERPs were recorded. We found that the amplitude of the P400 (a face-sensitive ERP component was only sensitive to the orientation of the mother’s face, suggesting that “tuning” of the neural response to faces is realized jointly across multiple dimensions of face appearance. .

  20. A orientação empreendedora nas empresas familiares ao longo das gerações

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    Oliveira, Sandra Isabel Ferreira

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    Nas últimas décadas, vários trabalhos têm surgido sobre avaliar a Orientação Empreendedora (OE) nas empresas, surgindo mais tarde o interesse em estudar a OE nas empresas familiares. No entanto os temas abordados e as conclusões dos estudos não são consensuais. O presente trabalho tem por base uma amostra de 85 empresas familiares da região do Minho. Procuram-se possíveis diferenças nas cinco dimensões da OE nas empresas familiares e a comparação de cada uma delas entre as geraçõe...

  1. Face shape and face identity processing in behavioral variant fronto-temporal dementia: A specific deficit for familiarity and name recognition of famous faces

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    François-Laurent De Winter; Dorien Timmers; Beatrice de Gelder; Marc Van Orshoven; Marleen Vieren; Miriam Bouckaert; Gert Cypers; Jo Caekebeke; Laura Van de Vliet; Karolien Goffin; Koen Van Laere; Stefan Sunaert; Rik Vandenberghe; Mathieu Vandenbulcke; Jan Van den Stock

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    Deficits in face processing have been described in the behavioral variant of fronto-temporal dementia (bvFTD), primarily regarding the recognition of facial expressions. Less is known about face shape and face identity processing. Here we used a hierarchical strategy targeting face shape and face identity recognition in bvFTD and matched healthy controls. Participants performed 3 psychophysical experiments targeting face shape detection (Experiment 1), unfamiliar face identity matching (Exper...

  2. Expectativas dos pais e familiares em relação ao tratamento fisioterapêutico de crianças com atraso do desenvolvimento motor

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    Duarte, Vera Cristina dos Santos

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    Projeto de Graduação apresentado à Universidade Fernando Pessoa como parte dos requisitos para obtenção do grau de Licenciada em Fisioterapia Introdução: As expectativas dos pais em relação à eficácia e estrutura da terapia efetuada aos seus filhos influenciam o sucesso do tratamento. Objetivo: Compreender as expectativas dos pais e/ou familiares de crianças com atraso no desenvolvimento motor relativamente à intervenção da fisioterapia. Metodologia: Foram realizadas entrevistas semi-estru...

  3. Face shape and face identity processing in behavioral variant fronto-temporal dementia : A specific deficit for familiarity and name recognition of famous faces

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    De Winter, François-Laurent; Timmers, Dorien; de Gelder, Beatrice; Van Orshoven, Marc; Vieren, Marleen; Bouckaert, Miriam; Cypers, Gert; Caekebeke, Jo; Van de Vliet, Laura; Goffin, Karolien; Van Laere, Koen; Sunaert, Stefan; Vandenberghe, Rik; Vandenbulcke, Mathieu; Van den Stock, Jan

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    Deficits in face processing have been described in the behavioral variant of fronto-temporal dementia (bvFTD), primarily regarding the recognition of facial expressions. Less is known about face shape and face identity processing. Here we used a hierarchical strategy targeting face shape and face id

  4. Familiar faces rendered strange: Why inconsistent realism drives characters into the uncanny valley.

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    Chattopadhyay, Debaleena; MacDorman, Karl F

    2016-09-01

    Computer-modeled characters resembling real people sometimes elicit cold, eerie feelings. This effect, called the uncanny valley, has been attributed to uncertainty about whether the character is human or living or real. Uncertainty, however, neither explains why anthropomorphic characters lie in the uncanny valley nor their characteristic eeriness. We propose that realism inconsistency causes anthropomorphic characters to appear unfamiliar, despite their physical similarity to real people, owing to perceptual narrowing. We further propose that their unfamiliar, fake appearance elicits cold, eerie feelings, motivating threat avoidance. In our experiment, 365 participants categorized and rated objects, animals, and humans whose realism was manipulated along consistency-reduced and control transitions. These data were used to quantify a Bayesian model of categorical perception. In hypothesis testing, we found reducing realism consistency did not make objects appear less familiar, but only animals and humans, thereby eliciting cold, eerie feelings. Next, structural equation models elucidated the relation among realism inconsistency (measured objectively in a two-dimensional Morlet wavelet domain inspired by the primary visual cortex), realism, familiarity, eeriness, and warmth. The fact that reducing realism consistency only elicited cold, eerie feelings toward anthropomorphic characters, and only when it lessened familiarity, indicates the role of perceptual narrowing in the uncanny valley.

  5. Familiar faces rendered strange: Why inconsistent realism drives characters into the uncanny valley.

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    Chattopadhyay, Debaleena; MacDorman, Karl F

    2016-09-01

    Computer-modeled characters resembling real people sometimes elicit cold, eerie feelings. This effect, called the uncanny valley, has been attributed to uncertainty about whether the character is human or living or real. Uncertainty, however, neither explains why anthropomorphic characters lie in the uncanny valley nor their characteristic eeriness. We propose that realism inconsistency causes anthropomorphic characters to appear unfamiliar, despite their physical similarity to real people, owing to perceptual narrowing. We further propose that their unfamiliar, fake appearance elicits cold, eerie feelings, motivating threat avoidance. In our experiment, 365 participants categorized and rated objects, animals, and humans whose realism was manipulated along consistency-reduced and control transitions. These data were used to quantify a Bayesian model of categorical perception. In hypothesis testing, we found reducing realism consistency did not make objects appear less familiar, but only animals and humans, thereby eliciting cold, eerie feelings. Next, structural equation models elucidated the relation among realism inconsistency (measured objectively in a two-dimensional Morlet wavelet domain inspired by the primary visual cortex), realism, familiarity, eeriness, and warmth. The fact that reducing realism consistency only elicited cold, eerie feelings toward anthropomorphic characters, and only when it lessened familiarity, indicates the role of perceptual narrowing in the uncanny valley. PMID:27611063

  6. Familiar smiling faces in Alzheimer’s disease: Understanding the positivity-related recognition bias

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    Werheid, Katja; McDonald, Rebecca S.; Simmons-Stern, Nicholas; Ally, Brandon A.; Budson, Andrew E.

    2011-01-01

    Recent research has revealed a recognition bias favoring positive faces and other stimuli in older compared to younger adults. However, it is yet unclear whether this bias reflects an age-related preference for positive emotional stimuli, or an affirmatory bias used to compensate for episodic memory deficits. To follow up this point, the present study examined recognition of emotional faces and current mood state in patients with mild Alzheimer disease (AD) and healthy controls. Expecting low...

  7. Neural Processing of Familiar and Unfamiliar Children's Faces: Effects of Experienced Love Withdrawal, but No Effects of Neutral and Threatening Priming.

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    Heckendorf, Esther; Huffmeijer, Renske; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J; van IJzendoorn, Marinus H

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    In the face of a potential threat to his or her child, a parent's caregiving system becomes activated, motivating the parent to protect and care for the child. However, the neural correlates of these responses are not yet well understood. The current study was a pilot study to investigate the processing of subliminally presented threatening primes and their effects on neural responses to familiar and unfamiliar children's faces. In addition, we studied potential moderating effects of empathy and childhood experiences of love-withdrawal. A total of 45 students participated in an fMRI experiment in which they were shown pictures of familiar children (pictures morphed to resemble the participant like an own child would) and unfamiliar children preceded by neutral and threatening primes. Participants completed a modified version of the Children's Report of Parental Behavior Inventory to measure parental love withdrawal, and the Empathic Concern scale of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index to measure affective empathy. Contrary to our expectations, we did not find evidence for subliminal priming effects. However, we did find enhanced activity in the right inferior frontal gyrus (IFG; involved in self-referential processing) and in face processing areas (infero-lateral occipital cortex and fusiform areas) in response to the familiar child, indicating preferential processing of these faces. Effects of familiarity in face processing areas were larger for participants reporting more love withdrawal, suggesting enhanced attention to and processing of these highly attachment relevant stimuli. Unfamiliar faces elicited enhanced activity in bilateral superior temporal gyrus (STG) and other regions associated with theory of mind (ToM), which may indicate more effortful ToM processing of these faces. We discuss the potential difference between a familiarity and a caregiving effect triggered by the morphed faces, and emphasize the need for replication in parents with pictures of

  8. Neural Processing of Familiar and Unfamiliar Children’s Faces: Effects of Experienced Love Withdrawal, but No Effects of Neutral and Threatening Priming

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    Heckendorf, Esther; Huffmeijer, Renske; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J.; van IJzendoorn, Marinus H.

    2016-01-01

    In the face of a potential threat to his or her child, a parent’s caregiving system becomes activated, motivating the parent to protect and care for the child. However, the neural correlates of these responses are not yet well understood. The current study was a pilot study to investigate the processing of subliminally presented threatening primes and their effects on neural responses to familiar and unfamiliar children’s faces. In addition, we studied potential moderating effects of empathy and childhood experiences of love-withdrawal. A total of 45 students participated in an fMRI experiment in which they were shown pictures of familiar children (pictures morphed to resemble the participant like an own child would) and unfamiliar children preceded by neutral and threatening primes. Participants completed a modified version of the Children’s Report of Parental Behavior Inventory to measure parental love withdrawal, and the Empathic Concern scale of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index to measure affective empathy. Contrary to our expectations, we did not find evidence for subliminal priming effects. However, we did find enhanced activity in the right inferior frontal gyrus (IFG; involved in self-referential processing) and in face processing areas (infero-lateral occipital cortex and fusiform areas) in response to the familiar child, indicating preferential processing of these faces. Effects of familiarity in face processing areas were larger for participants reporting more love withdrawal, suggesting enhanced attention to and processing of these highly attachment relevant stimuli. Unfamiliar faces elicited enhanced activity in bilateral superior temporal gyrus (STG) and other regions associated with theory of mind (ToM), which may indicate more effortful ToM processing of these faces. We discuss the potential difference between a familiarity and a caregiving effect triggered by the morphed faces, and emphasize the need for replication in parents with pictures

  9. Neural processing of familiar and unfamiliar children’s faces: effects of experienced love withdrawal, but no effects of neutral and threatening priming.

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    Esther eHeckendorf

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    Full Text Available In the face of a potential threat to his or her child, a parent’s caregiving system becomes activated, motivating the parent to protect and care for the child. However, the neural correlates of these responses are not yet well understood. The current study was a pilot study to investigate the processing of subliminally presented threatening primes and their effects on neural responses to familiar and unfamiliar children’s faces. In addition, we studied potential moderating effects of empathy and childhood experiences of love-withdrawal. A total of 45 students participated in an fMRI experiment in which they were shown pictures of familiar children (pictures morphed to resemble the participant like an own child would and unfamiliar children preceded by neutral and threatening primes. Participants completed a modified version of the Children’s Report of Parental Behavior Inventory to measure parental love withdrawal, and the Empathic Concern scale of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index to measure affective empathy. Contrary to our expectations, we did not find evidence for subliminal priming effects. However, we did find enhanced activity in the right inferior frontal gyrus (involved in self-referential processing and in face processing areas (infero-lateral occipital cortex and fusiform areas in response to the familiar child, indicating preferential processing of these faces. Effects of familiarity in face processing areas were larger for participants reporting more love withdrawal, suggesting enhanced attention to and processing of these highly attachment relevant stimuli. Unfamiliar faces elicited enhanced activity in bilateral superior temporal gyrus and other regions associated with theory of mind (ToM, which may indicate more effortful ToM processing of these faces. We discuss the potential difference between a familiarity and a caregiving effect triggered by the morphed faces, and emphasize the need for replication in parents with

  10. Neural Processing of Familiar and Unfamiliar Children's Faces: Effects of Experienced Love Withdrawal, but No Effects of Neutral and Threatening Priming.

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    Heckendorf, Esther; Huffmeijer, Renske; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J; van IJzendoorn, Marinus H

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    In the face of a potential threat to his or her child, a parent's caregiving system becomes activated, motivating the parent to protect and care for the child. However, the neural correlates of these responses are not yet well understood. The current study was a pilot study to investigate the processing of subliminally presented threatening primes and their effects on neural responses to familiar and unfamiliar children's faces. In addition, we studied potential moderating effects of empathy and childhood experiences of love-withdrawal. A total of 45 students participated in an fMRI experiment in which they were shown pictures of familiar children (pictures morphed to resemble the participant like an own child would) and unfamiliar children preceded by neutral and threatening primes. Participants completed a modified version of the Children's Report of Parental Behavior Inventory to measure parental love withdrawal, and the Empathic Concern scale of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index to measure affective empathy. Contrary to our expectations, we did not find evidence for subliminal priming effects. However, we did find enhanced activity in the right inferior frontal gyrus (IFG; involved in self-referential processing) and in face processing areas (infero-lateral occipital cortex and fusiform areas) in response to the familiar child, indicating preferential processing of these faces. Effects of familiarity in face processing areas were larger for participants reporting more love withdrawal, suggesting enhanced attention to and processing of these highly attachment relevant stimuli. Unfamiliar faces elicited enhanced activity in bilateral superior temporal gyrus (STG) and other regions associated with theory of mind (ToM), which may indicate more effortful ToM processing of these faces. We discuss the potential difference between a familiarity and a caregiving effect triggered by the morphed faces, and emphasize the need for replication in parents with pictures of

  11. Neural Processing of Familiar and Unfamiliar Children’s Faces: Effects of Experienced Love Withdrawal, but No Effects of Neutral and Threatening Priming

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    Heckendorf, Esther; Huffmeijer, Renske; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J.; van IJzendoorn, Marinus H

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    In the face of a potential threat to his or her child, a parent’s caregiving system becomes activated, motivating the parent to protect and care for the child. However, the neural correlates of these responses are not yet well understood. The current study was a pilot study to investigate the processing of subliminally presented threatening primes and their effects on neural responses to familiar and unfamiliar children’s faces. In addition, we studied potential moderating effects of empathy ...

  12. Ansiedade face aos testes, género e rendimentos académicos : um estudo no ensino básico

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    Santos, Andreia Carla Fonseca Magalhães dos

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    Dissertação de Mestrado em Psicologia Escolar A Literatura refere, recorrentemente, uma elevada prevalência da Ansiedade face aos Testes nos alunos e nas alunas dos diferentes níveis de ensino. A presente dissertação, tem como objectivo avaliar os níveis de Ansiedade face aos Testes e das suas duas dimensões (Pensamentos em Competição e Tensão) nos/as estudantes que frequentam o 3.ºciclo do Ensino Básico no nosso país. Para tal, procuramos esclarecer a associação entre a Ansiedade face aos...

  13. Factores familiares protectores y de riesgo relacionados al consumo de drogas en adolescentes Fatores protetores e de riscos familiares, relacionados ao consumo de drogas em adolescentes Protective and family risk factors related to adolescent drug use

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    Patricia Cid-Monckton

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    Full Text Available Se trata de un estudio transversal, cuantitativo, cuyo objetivo fue verificar los factores familiares protectores y de riesgo relacionados al consumo de drogas en adolescentes, considerando los patrones de interacción que se desarrollan en la familia, sus grados de adaptabilidad y vulnerabilidad. Participaron del estudio 80 adolescentes de género femenino, del 1º al 4º año de la Enseñanza Media, que respondieron a un cuestionario. Se establecieron los factores de riesgo y protección de mayor relevancia que estarían influyendo en esta situación, tales como, patrones de interacción, grado de adaptabilidad, modo de afrontamiento de los problemas, recursos de la familia y valores. Los factores de mayor riesgo fueron el modo de enfrentar los problemas, y dentro de estos, la falta de apoyo religioso y la búsqueda de apoyo profesional, conjuntamente con las dificultades de comunicación intrafamiliares. Los de menor riesgo fueron los valores, como el esfuerzo personal. Los resultados obtenidos resaltan que el enfermero debe asumir como parte de su rol las intervenciones psicosociales, especialmente en la población escolar, ya que así estarían actuando como agentes de prevención del consumo de drogas.Este é um estudo transversal, quantitativo, cujo objetivo foi verificar os fatores protetores e de riscos familiares, relacionados ao consumo de drogas em adolescentes, considerando os padrões de interação que se desenvolvem na família, seus graus de adaptabilidade e vulnerabilidade. Participaram deste estudo 80 adolescentes do sexo feminino, do 1º ao 4º ano do ensino médio, que responderam a um questionário. Foram estabelecidos os fatores de risco e de proteção mais relevantes que podem influenciar a situação, como os padrões de interação, grau de adaptabilidade, modo de enfrentamento dos problemas, os recursos da família e valores. Os fatores de maior risco foram o modo de enfrentar os problemas e, dentro desses, a falta de

  14. Atitudes face ao uso de Preservativo Masculino em contexto de Festa Académica

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    Frias, Ana; Sim-Sim, Margarida; Pontes, Ana; Palminhas, Edgar; Caldeira, Ermelinda; Casas Novas, Vitória

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    Introdução: O percurso académico, além do ensino formal, possui momentos significativos pelo simbolismo de alguns eventos. A Receção aos Caloiros, representa a entrada num compartimento específico do saber e a Queima das Fitas, o atingir de competências para exercer uma Arte. Valorizadas por uns e menosprezadas por outros (Frias, 2003) a Praxe e as respetivas festividades levam a excessos, a alcoolização. Aumenta-se assim a probabilidade de sexo desprotegido e a exposição a Infeções Sexualmen...

  15. Perception of Family Functioning Among Relatives of Women Who Survived Breast Cancer: Gender Differences Percepción del funcionamiento familiar entre familiares de mujeres sobrevivientes de cáncer de mama: diferencias de género Percepção do funcionamento familiar entre familiares de mulheres sobreviventes ao câncer de mama: diferenças de gênero

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    Raquel Gabrielli Biffi

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    âmica de suas famílias, após o câncer de mama. Investigação de abordagem qualitativa que tomou como referencial teórico o modelo de funcionamento familiar saudável, proposto por Barnhill. Participaram 23 familiares constituintes de 10 famílias. Os dados foram coletados por meio de entrevistas e submetidos à análise de conteúdo. Os resultados mostraram que, no processo de adaptação ao câncer de mama, ambos os gêneros utilizam a comunicação clara para a busca do equilíbrio familiar e apresentam interações caracterizadas por sentimentos de mutualidade e individuação. Às filhas é atribuída a responsabilidade pela manutenção da família e os elementos do gênero masculino demonstram maior desorganização no funcionamento familiar. O vínculo dos familiares de ambos os gêneros que vivenciam o câncer de mama apresentam interações importantes no processo de identidade.

  16. Aspectos psicológicos de cuidadores associados ao apoio familiar na aderência terapêutica de pacientes diabéticos - doi:10.5020/18061230.2010.p48

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    Miriam Teresa Domínguez- Guedea

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Analisar a relação de aspectos psicológicos de cuidadores familiares e o apoio que eles/elas oferecem à adesão ao tratamento do paciente diabético. Os aspectos psicológicos foram: bem-estar subjetivo, estilos de apego, estratégias de enfrentamento aos problemas e percepção do apoio social. Métodos: Participaram do estudo 29 cuidadores familiares numa amostra não probabilística. Os participantes foram contatados em três Grupos de Ajuda Mútua para pacientes diabéticos e hipertensos da cidade Hermosillo, México. Questionários elaborados para os fins da pesquisa foram aplicados, bem como instrumentos psicométricos previamente validados no grupo cultural de referência. Resultados: Os achados mostraram que os aspectos psicológicos que têm uma relação estatisticamente significativa e negativa com a adesão ao tratamento são o apego evitativo e os afetos negativos, ambos associados positivamente entre si, indicando que eles acontecem de forma paralela. O apego evitativo mostrou-se associado de forma positiva às estratégias de enfrentamento evasivo e de alteração emocional, mas negativamente associado ao apego seguro e às satisfações materiais. Os afetos negativos associaram-se positivamente com o enfrentamento emocional e de forma negativa com os afetos positivos, satisfações materiais, percepção de apoio emocional e apoio de orientação. Conclusões: São necessárias mais pesquisas aplicadas à influência dos fatores familiares no logro da adesão ao tratamento, pois até o momento a maioria dos trabalhos está centrada muito mais no individuo doente, desconsiderando as características familiares.

  17. Representação do processo de adoecimento de crianças e adolescentes oncológicos junto aos familiares Representación del proceso de enfermedad de niños y adolescentes oncológicos junto a sus familiares Representation of the getting sick process of children and teenagers with oncologic diseases together with family

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    Fernanda Aldrigues Crispim Silva

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available O estudo objetiva descrever o desequilíbrio que o diagnóstico do câncer infanto-juvenil provoca nas famílias e avaliar a representatividade do diagnóstico em crianças, adolescentes e famílias envolvidas e o comportamento da equipe de enfermagem na percepção dos familiares das crianças e adolescentes acometidos. Estudo realizado na Unidade de Onco-Hematologia do HINSG, com familiares de crianças e adolescentes diagnosticados com câncer. Os resultados demonstram que 20% dos familiares vivenciaram desespero; 21%, medo da morte; 39%, solidariedade; 22%, ciúmes; 19%, desprezo; 56% sofreram alterações nas rotinas. Os impactos causados envolvem aspectos físicos, psicossociais e financeiros, causando transformações e gerando desequilíbrio no convívio social e familiar. Quanto ao comportamento da equipe de enfermagem para com os familiares, 90% se apresentam solícitos e educados em relação ao atendimento das queixas dos clientes; 75,6% dos funcionários esclarecem dúvidas e atendem a solicitações. Conclui-se que uma assistência de enfermagem pautada na humanização durante o tratamento deste tipo de cliente, extensiva aos seus familiares, é de grande relevância.El estudio describe el desequilibrio que el diagnóstico del cáncer infante-juvenil provoca en las familias; representación del diagnóstico en niños, adolescentes, familias involucradas y comportamiento del equipo de enfermería en la percepción de los familiares. Realizado en la Unidad Onco-Hematología del HINSG, con familiares de niños y adolescentes. Los resultados demuestran: 20% de familiares se desesperaron; 21%, miedo de la muerte; 39%, solidaridad; 22%, celos; 19%, desprecio; 56%, alteraron rutina. Los impactos causados involucran aspectos físicos, psicosociales y financieros, causando transformaciones, generando desequilibrio en la convivencia social-familiar. El comportamiento del equipo de Enfermería junto a los familiares: 90%, solícitos y

  18. Adaptación y validación del Faces-20-ESP: Re-conociendo el funcionamiento familiar en Chillán, Chile

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    Gustavo Garrido

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo presentamos el proceso de adaptación y validación al contextolocal de la Escala Breve de Evaluación Familiar Faces 20 ESP realizada en la ciudad de Chillán,Chile. Los resultados obtenidos nos demostraron una semejanza altamente significativa frente a losencontrados en la versión original, lo que da cuenta de la fiabilidad y validez del instrumento para elestudio del funcionamiento familiar, sentando importantes precedentes académicos para posterioresinvestigaciones.Con base en el análisis comparativo, pudimos observar que en las familias estudiadas no existendiferencias estadísticamente significativas tanto en cohesión como en adaptabilidad, entre lostipos ensambladas y nucleares. Esto evidencia empíricamente que no es posible atribuir un tipo defuncionamiento determinado a una configuración familiar específica, lo que posiblemente contengaimplicancias teóricas futuras.

  19. Importância da educação formal dos responsáveis e renda familiar no processo de adesão ao uso de próteses auditivas em menores de 12 anos

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: verificar se o nível de educação formal dos responsáveis pelas crianças atendidas no serviço de Saúde Auditiva de um Hospital Universitário, assim como a suas rendas familiares e o grau das perdas auditivas das crianças, influencia na adesão ao uso de próteses auditivas. MÉTODOS: foi realizado um estudo retrospectivo por meio de um levantamento de dados secundários contidos em fichas técnicas no Laboratório de Exames Complementares do referido Hospital. Foram verificados os dados sobre o tipo e o grau das perdas auditivas, tipo de adaptação, renda familiar e escolaridade dos pais ou responsáveis. A adesão ao uso de próteses auditivas foi verificado por meio da presença em consulta anual após alta. RESULTADO: foram verificados dados de 105 pacientes. Em 35 (10,47% casos, os entrevistados relataram até um salário mínimo como única renda familiar, 54 (51,4% entre um e três salários mínimos, 4 (3,8% entre três e 10 salários mínimos e em 12 (11,4% casos esse dado não foi informado na entrevista. Em relação à escolaridade dos responsáveis pelas crianças, 51 (48,5% responsáveis relataram ter no máximo, ensino fundamental I, 39 (37,1% iniciaram ou completaram o ensino médio, 5 (4,7% iniciaram ou completaram um curso superior e em 10 (9,7% entrevistas não constava essa informação. Em 94 casos foi encontrada adesão e em 11, não adesão. Não houve significância estatística entre a renda familiar ou escolaridade dos responsáveis com o sucesso na adesão de crianças atendidas no Hospital Universitário. CONCLUSÃO: a renda familiar ou a escolaridade dos responsáveis não influencia na adesão em crianças de até 12 anos atendidas no Hospital Universitário.

  20. Influência do perfil psicológico e familiar dos adolescentes e jovens transplantados de fígado na aderência ao tratamento imunossupressor e rejeição ao enxerto

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    Bermudez, Beatriz Elizabeth Bagatin Veleda

    2012-01-01

    Resumo: As transformações biopsicossociais da adolescência colocam os adolescentes transplantados de fígado em maior risco de não aderência ao tratamento e piora da evolução quando comparados a outros grupos etários. Este estudo procura elucidar a influência de fatores psicológicos do paciente e sua família na aderência ao imunossupressor após o transplante hepático. Pacientes e Métodos: Sete instrumentos psicológicos foram aplicados a 30 pacientes transplantados hepáticos adolescentes e adul...

  1. Exaustão emocional e reconhecimento de emoções na face e voz em médicos de medicina geral e familiar

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    Adriano, Teresa Miguel Fitas

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    Mestrado em Psicologia das Emoções O presente estudo pretende analisar o reconhecimento de emoções em expressões emocionais na face e voz junto de médicos de Medicina Geral e Familiar em função da exaustão emocional. A amostra foi composta por 72 médicos de Medicina Geral e a recolha de dados foi realizada em dois momentos. Numa primeira fase aplicou-se o questionário de caracterização sociodemográfica e profissional, a versão portuguesa do Maslach Burnout Inventory (M.B.I.) para medir a e...

  2. Rede e apoio social familiar no seguimento do recém-nascido pré-termo e baixo peso ao nascer

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    Débora Falleiros de Mello; Cláudia Silveira Viera; Beatriz Rosana Gonçalves de Oliveira; Maria Cândida de Carvalho Furtado

    2010-01-01

    Um dos aspectos ligados à sobrevida do recém-nascido (RN) pré-termo (PT) e de baixo peso ao nascer (BPN) é relativo ao período após a alta hospitalar. Este estudo tem por objetivo identificar a rede social e o apoio social de famílias com filho PT e BPN egresso da UTI neonatal, a partir da utilização dos instrumentos genograma e ecomapa com estas famílias no município de Cascavel-Paraná. É um estudo descritivo, com abordagem qualitativa, sendo que a partir dos relatos de seis famílias com fil...

  3. Vulnerabilidade ao estresse no trabalho e percepção de suporte familiar em porteiros: um estudo correlacional Vulnerability to the stress at work and perception of family support in doormen: a correlational study

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    Cristiane Oliveira Alves Telles Nunes

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo objetivou avaliar e correlacionar os níveis de vulnerabilidade ao estresse no trabalho e percepção de suporte familiar em trabalhadores porteiros. Participaram 100 porteiros de uma empresa prestadora de serviços de médio porte. Utilizou-se o questionário de caracterização, a Escala de Vulnerabilidade ao Estresse no Trabalho (EVENT e o Inventário de Percepção de Suporte Familiar (IPSF. A idade média dos participantes foi de 37,8 anos; trabalhavam na empresa, em torno de quatro anos e como porteiros, em média, há cinco anos. Os resultados mostraram uma pontuação média na medida de estresse geral da EVENT, sugerindo indicação de poucos estressores nesse grupo de porteiros. O IPSF também apresentou pontuação média, indicando que grande parte dos participantes possui percepção de bom suporte familiar. As análises mostraram correlações negativas fracas, porém estatisticamente significantes, entre a dimensão adaptação familiar do ipsf e as dimensões clima e funcionamento organizacional, pressão no trabalho e total da EVENT.This study had the objective of evaluating and correlating the levels of work stress vulnerability and family support perception in doormen workers. 100 doormen of a medium sized, service provider company took part. A characterization questionnaire, the Scale of Vulnerability to the Stress at Work (EVENT, and the Inventory of Perception of Family Support (IPSF were used. The age average of the participants was 37,8 years old, who worked in the company around four years, and as doormen, an average of five years. The results showed an average score that was obtained in measuring general stress of EVENT, suggesting that few stress factors were indicated on this doormen group. The IPSF also presented an average score, indicating that most of the participants have the perception of good family support. The analysis showed negative correlations between work stress vulnerability and family

  4. Aliança parental, coesão e adaptabilidade familiar ao longo do ciclo vital da família

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    Machado, Marta Mories Estevens

    2008-01-01

    Tese de mestrado integrado em Psicologia (Psicologia Clínica e da Saúde - Núcleo de Psicologia Clínica Sistémica), apresentada à Universidade de Lisboa através da Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, 2008 O presente estudo investiga a relação entre a aliança parental, a coesão e a adaptabilidade familiar, de modo a compreender se a aliança parental pode funcionar como factor mediador da adaptabilidade e coesão da família. Para o efeito aplicou-se a Family Adaptability and Coh...

  5. Reading words and other people: A comparison of exception word, familiar face and affect processing in the left and right temporal variants of primary progressive aphasia.

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    Binney, Richard J; Henry, Maya L; Babiak, Miranda; Pressman, Peter S; Santos-Santos, Miguel A; Narvid, Jared; Mandelli, Maria Luisa; Strain, Paul J; Miller, Bruce L; Rankin, Katherine P; Rosen, Howard J; Gorno-Tempini, Maria Luisa

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    Semantic variant primary progressive aphasia (svPPA) typically presents with left-hemisphere predominant rostral temporal lobe (rTL) atrophy and the most significant complaints within the language domain. Less frequently, patients present with right-hemisphere predominant temporal atrophy coupled with marked impairments in processing of famous faces and emotions. Few studies have objectively compared these patient groups in both domains and therefore it is unclear to what extent the syndromes overlap. Clinically diagnosed svPPA patients were characterized as left- (n = 21) or right-predominant (n = 12) using imaging and compared along with 14 healthy controls. Regarding language, our primary focus was upon two hallmark features of svPPA; confrontation naming and surface dyslexia. Both groups exhibited naming deficits and surface dyslexia although the impairments were more severe in the left-predominant group. Familiarity judgments on famous faces and affect processing were more profoundly impaired in the right-predominant group. Our findings suggest that the two syndromes overlap significantly but that early cases at the tail ends of the continuum constitute a challenge for current clinical criteria. Correlational neuroimaging analyses implicated a mid portion of the left lateral temporal lobe in exception word reading impairments in line with proposals that this region is an interface between phonology and semantic knowledge. PMID:27389800

  6. PONTUANDO INTERVENIÊNCIAS NAS RELAÇÕES FAMILIARES FRENTE AO CUIDADO À CRIANÇA COM CONDIÇÃO CRÔNICA

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    Daniele Castro Barbosa

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    Full Text Available El estudio objetivó revelar las condiciones intermedias para el cuidado de niños en condición crónica. Se utilizó el Pensamiento Complejo como el referencial teórico y la Grounded Theory como la referencial metodológica. La recolección de los datos se dio de enero a agosto de 2012, por medio de entrevista semiestructurada, en dos servicios de supervisión a niños con condición crónica, distribuidos en tres grupos de muestra. La categoría “Puntuando condiciones en el cuidado de los niños con condición crónica” revela que los múltiplos acontecimientos vividos por la familia en el cuidado del niño con condición crónica se determinan por las relaciones e interacciones con la familia e influencian las formas de organización del sistema para el cuidado del niño. Se destaca la importancia de que el enfermero conozca e entienda las múltiples vivencias familiares a fin de que se pueda incluir el niño, la familia e cada uno de sus miembros cómo unidades de cuidado.

  7. Face-to-face coalition

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    Andrews, Timothy J.; Thompson, Peter

    2010-01-01

    The perception and recognition of familiar faces are thought to depend critically on an analysis of the internal features of the face. However, other studies have shown that combining highly familiar internal features with an inappropriate set of familiar external features produces a composite face whose identity is dominated by the external features. Here, we show that this illusion depends on the distinctiveness of the external features.

  8. Opiniões e vivências de adolescentes acerca dos direitos ao respeito e privacidade e à proteção contra a violência física no âmbito familiar

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    Ana Paula Lazzaretti de Souza

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi investigar a opinião e a vivência de adolescentes acerca dos direitos ao respeito e privacidade, e à proteção contra a violência física no âmbito familiar. Participaram 50 adolescentes de 12 a 18 anos (M=14,46, SD=1,38 da Região Metropolitana de Porto Alegre. Foram utilizados o Inventário de Autorrelato sobre a Situação dos Direitos e o Questionário sobre Conhecimento em Direitos. Do total, 32,7% relataram violação do direito ao respeito e privacidade, e 50% à proteção contra violência física. Não houve diferença significativa entre o grupo que sofreu muitas violações de direitos e o que sofreu poucas em relação à opinião sobre estes direitos específicos, entretanto, o grupo que sofreu tais violações apoiou mais a garantia destes direitos. Estes resultados indicam a importância de espaços de participação e discussão acerca das concepções de adolescentes sobre seus direitos.

  9. Fatores Associados ao Aborto Espontâneo Recorrente Recurrent Spontaneous AbortionFACE=Symbol>-associated Factors

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    Ricardo Barini; Egle Couto; Marcos Matias Mota; Carolina Taddeo M. dos Santos; Sofia Rocha Leiber; Simone Cotes Batista

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    Objetivo: identificar fatores mais freqüentemente associados ao aborto espontâneo recorrente. Casuística: no período de março de 1993 a março de 1997, 175 pacientes foram avaliadas no Ambulatório de Aborto Recorrente do CAISM/UNICAMP. Os critérios de seleção foram: história de três ou mais abortos espontâneos consecutivos em pacientes com idade inferior a 35 anos e/ou dois abortos e idade superior a 35 anos. Métodos: o protocolo de investigação incluiu: cariótipo; histerossalpingografia; dosa...

  10. Empresa familiar

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    Arteche, Unai

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    Desde hace unos pocos años se empieza a hablar en todo el mundo de la empresa familiar, y también en Euskadi se empieza a tener conciencia de su importancia en la economía del país. Desde mi experiencia, voy a tratar de reflexionar sobre lo que yo pienso que diferencia a una empresa familiar de otra que no lo sea.

  11. As atitudes dos agricultores face à política agrícola comum e ao projecto de regadio de alquev

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    Maria José Palma Lampreia dos Santos

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available O principal objectivo deste artigo é conhecer as atitudes dos agricultores face à produção agrícola, ao apoio político e ao projecto de rega de Alqueva numa micro-região mediterrânica do Sul de Portugal, no contexto da Política Agrícola Comum (PAC de 2003 e do Health-Check. Simultaneamente, pretende-se conhecer as intenções comportamentais destes agricultores frente à inovação tecnológica e ao futuro regadio público neste contexto político. Os resultados destacam que a grande maioria destes agricultores constituem um grupo relativamente homogéneo face às suas atitudes. Este cluster mantém uma mentalidade muito produtivista, um forte desejo de manter um foco agrícola, rejeitando veementemente noções de liberalização política. Apesar de possuírem elevada capacidade inovadora e de estarem conscientes da importância do seu contributo na defesa do mundo rural, reconhecem que as futuras condições institucionais da PAC, do fornecimento da água do regadio de Alqueva e das condições de acesso ao crédito, lhes poderá comprometer os seus planos inovadores no futuro. Por isso, conclui-se que é necessário compreender as especificidades da agricultura regional nos diversos países da União Europeia para que as políticas tenham êxito local. No caso português, são necessários estudos mais abrangentes de forma a encontrar resultados mais consistentes.The main purpose of this paper is to know farmer' attitudes face to the agricultural production, the political support and the irrigation project of Alqueva in the context of the 2003 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP reform and the Health-Check, in a micro-region located near the Mediterranean Sea, in the Southern region of Portugal. At the same time, this paper also aims to understand the behavioural intentions of farmers face to the technological innovation and the future of the irrigation project in this political context. Results show that the majority of farmers are a

  12. Adaptación y validación del Faces-20-ESP: Re-conociendo el funcionamiento familiar en Chillán, Chile

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    Nelson Zicavo

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    encontrados en la versión original, lo que da cuenta de la fiabilidad y validez del instrumento para el estudio del funcionamiento familiar, sentando importantes precedentes académicos para posteriores investigaciones. Con base en el análisis comparativo, pudimos observar que en las familias estudiadas no existen diferencias estadísticamente significativas tanto en cohesión como en adaptabilidad, entre los tipos ensambladas y nucleares. Esto evidencia empíricamente que no es posible atribuir un tipo de funcionamiento determinado a una configuración familiar específica, lo que posiblemente contenga implicancias teóricas futuras.

  13. Strangely Familiar

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    Beyes, Timon; Stayert, Chris

    2013-01-01

    of organization in ways that expose and undermine that which has become familiar and taken-for-granted. Based on an artistic intervention by the theatre collective Rimini Protokoll, we encounter and analyse such processes of unsiting through the affective and spatial doublings at work in the organization of urban...

  14. Desafios enfrentados por agricultores familiares na produção de morango no Distrito Federal Challenges faced by smallholders in strawberry production in the Federal District, Brazil

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    Gilmar P Henz

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo são relatados, a partir de um levantamento realizado em 2009, as dificuldades e os desafios enfrentados por agricultores familiares na produção de morango no Distrito Federal (DF, assim como são discutidas algumas alternativas para mitigar os problemas. As principais dificuldades relatadas pelos produtores foram, por ordem de importância: (1 incidência de pragas e doenças; (2 aquisição de mudas; (3 custo de embalagens; (4 necessidade de mão-de-obra; e (5 custos de produção elevados. Considerando-se estes resultados, algumas possíveis alternativas para aprimorar a produção de morango do DF são: (a produção local de mudas com qualidade sanitária e custo adequado, para minimizar a dependência de material propagativo de outros estados; (b melhor uso da concentração de instituições públicas e privadas de ensino superior, pesquisa e desenvolvimento e extensão rural presentes na região para buscar informações técnicas e apoio para o sistema de produção; (c buscar uma forma de associativismo para ganhar escala de produção, ter acesso a mercados diferenciados e aumentar o peso político das demandas do setor; (d aprimorar o manuseio pós-colheita do morango, adotando embalagens mais adequadas e refrigeração; (e implementar ferramentas modernas de rastreabilidade do morango, para aumentar o valor agregado do produto e ter acesso a mercados mais exigentes; (f adotar as práticas da "Produção Integrada do Morango (PIMo", lançadas pelo MAPA em 2006, e ingressar oficialmente no programa para obter um produto certificado, com alto padrão de qualidade; (g realizar um estudo de mercado sobre o consumo de morango no DF e suas tendências para atender melhor os distintos segmentos de consumo e traçar estratégias de marketing para o morango candango. A pressão cada vez maior dos consumidores por produtos de qualidade, isentos de agrotóxicos e com certificação, seguramente tornará o sistema produtivo de

  15. Brain Responses Differ to Faces of Mothers and Fathers

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    Arsalidou, Marie; Barbeau, Emmanuel J.; Bayless, Sarah J.; Taylor, Margot J.

    2010-01-01

    We encounter many faces each day but relatively few are personally familiar. Once faces are familiar, they evoke semantic and social information known about the person. Neuroimaging studies demonstrate differential brain activity to familiar and non-familiar faces; however, brain responses related to personally familiar faces have been more rarely…

  16. Identification and classification of facial familiarity in directed lying: an ERP Study

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    Delin Sun; Chan, Chetwyn C. H.; Lee, Tatia M. C.

    2012-01-01

    Recognizing familiar faces is essential to social functioning, but little is known about how people identify human faces and classify them in terms of familiarity. Face identification involves discriminating familiar faces from unfamiliar faces, whereas face classification involves making an intentional decision to classify faces as "familiar" or "unfamiliar." This study used a directed-lying task to explore the differentiation between identification and classification processes involved in t...

  17. Representação do processo de adoecimento de crianças e adolescentes oncológicos junto aos familiares Representación del proceso de enfermedad de niños y adolescentes oncológicos junto a sus familiares Representation of the getting sick process of children and teenagers with oncologic diseases together with family

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    Fernanda Aldrigues Crispim Silva; Priscila Rodrigues Andrade; Tiara Rodrigues Barbosa; Maria Vitória Hoffmann; Cristina Ribeiro Macedo

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    O estudo objetiva descrever o desequilíbrio que o diagnóstico do câncer infanto-juvenil provoca nas famílias e avaliar a representatividade do diagnóstico em crianças, adolescentes e famílias envolvidas e o comportamento da equipe de enfermagem na percepção dos familiares das crianças e adolescentes acometidos. Estudo realizado na Unidade de Onco-Hematologia do HINSG, com familiares de crianças e adolescentes diagnosticados com câncer. Os resultados demonstram que 20% dos familiares vivenciar...

  18. Planeamento familiar: saber nunca é demais!: o que é o planeamento familiar?

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    Vilar, Duarte; Tavares, Maria José Ferro

    1999-01-01

    Recursos Educativos - Ciências Introdução à série, situando historicamente o conceito de "Planeamento Familiar" e o seu reconhecimento como direito humano básico. O Planeamento Familiar na legislação portuguesa e o acesso aos cuidados de Planeamento Familiar. Depoimentos de técnicos de saúde e de educação.

  19. Experiência de pais e outros familiares no cuidado à criança e ao adolescente após o transplante de medula óssea Experiencia de padres y otros familiares en el cuidado al niño y al adolescente después del transplante de medula ósea Experience of parents and other family members in the care to children and adolescents after bone marrow transplantation

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    Jane Cristina Andres

    2005-08-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho é descrever como os pais e outros familiares de crianças e adolescentes submetidos ao Transplante de medula Óssea (TMO vivenciam esta experiência, especialmente na fase pós operatória. Participaram do estudo treze responsáveis por onze pacientes menores de dezoito anos. Utilizamos como instrumento de coleta de dados a entrevista semi-estruturada com os responsáveis. Para a análise dos dados recorremos a abordagem qualitativa. Através das entrevistas identificamos os seguintes temas: impacto do transplante e cotidiano familiar. Os resultados indicam que pela complexidade do TMO é indispensável o conhecimento da realidade familiar do paciente pois esta tem papel fundamental na sua qualidade de vida. Assim identificar condições, vivências e modo de vida das famílias permite trabalhar com base em suas reais necessidades, respeitando suas possibilidades e limites.El objetivo de este trabajo es describir como los padres y otros familiares de niños y adolescentes sometidos al Transplante de Médula Ósea vivencian esa experiencia, especialmente después del transplante. Participaron del estudio trece responsables por once pacientes con menos de 18 años. Utilizamos como instrumento de recolección de datos la entrevista semi-estructurada con los responsables. Para el análisis de datos fue utilizado el abordaje cualitativo. A través de entrevistas fueron identificados los siguientes temas: impacto del transplante y cotidiano familiar. Los resultados indican que por la complejidad del Transplante de Médula Ósea es indispensable el conocimiento de la realidad familiar del paciente pues esta tiene un papel fundamental en su calidad de vida. Así, identificar condiciones, vivencias y el modo de vida de las familias permite trabajar con base en sus reales necesidades, respetando sus posibilidades y limites.The purpose of this study is to describe how parents and other family members of children and adolescents

  20. Factores protectores y de riesgo familiar relacionados al fenómeno de drogas, presentes en familias de adolescentes tempranos de Valparaíso, Chile Fatores protetores e de risco familiar, relacionados ao fenômeno de drogas, entre adolescentes tempranos de Valparaíso, Chile Protective and family risk factors related to drugs in families of adolescents from Valparaíso, Chile

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    Angélica Mosqueda-Díaz

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Esta investigación cuantitativa, descriptiva-transversal y exploratoria objetivó identificar y describir los factores protectores y de riesgo familiar frente al fenómeno de las drogas en familias de adolescentes tempranos de la comunidad de Valparaíso, Chile. La muestra tuvo 61 estudiantes registrados en 2008 que fueron seleccionados por muestreo aleatorio simple. El instrumento de recolección de datos fue un cuestionario elaborado y validado por expertos de 5 países de la región de las Américas. El 86,9% de los adolescentes percibieron las relaciones familiares, en general, como factor protector, con destaque para la alta comunicación con los padres. El acumulo de tensiones, problemas de salud y comportamiento fueron vistos como factores protectores por la mayoría, un número pequeño de estudiantes lo considera como factor neutro, en ambos casos asociados al consumo de alcohol y drogas por parte de algún miembro de la familia. También, la mayoría considera como factores de riesgo la educación y el tipo de trabajo de los padres.O objetivo deste estudo foi identificar e descrever os fatores protetores e de risco familiar frente ao fenômeno das drogas, em famílias de adolescentes tempranos da comunidade de Valparaiso, Chile. Trata-se de pesquisa quantitativa, descritiva transversal e exploratória. A amostra foi composta por 61 estudantes, matriculados em 2008, e selecionados por amostra aleatória simples. O instrumento de coleta de dados foi um questionário elaborado e validado por experts de 5 países das regiões das Américas. Dos adolescentes, 86,9% perceberam as relações familiares. em geral, como fator protetor, com destaque à alta comunicação com os pais. O acúmulo de tensões, problemas de saúde e comportamentais foram encontrados como fatores protetores entre número pequeno de estudantes que atuam como atores neutros, em ambos os casos associados ao consumo de álcool e drogas, por parte de algum membro da fam

  1. Expressões utilizadas por familiares ao relatarem experiências de conviver com o adoecimento mental Expresiones utilizadas por familiares al relatar experiencias de convivir con la enfermedad mental Expressions used by family members to share experiences of living with mental illness

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    Laís Mariana da Fonseca

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Identificar as expressões usadas por familiares para descrever a experiência de conviver com o adoecimento mental. MÉTODOS: Tratase de pesquisa que realizou análise dos relatos de familiares por meio do software Analyse Lexicale par Contexte d'um Ensemble de Segments de Texte (ALCESTE, contendo metodologia de análise de dados qualitativos que se adapta a qualquer domínio de investigação, em que se pretenda tratar material textual. RESULTADOS: A análise realizada pelo ALCESTE forneceu quatro classes agrupadas duas a duas: Classe 2 -- início da doença e Classe 4 -- início do tratamento; Classe 1 -- convivência e Classe 3 - cotidiano. CONCLUSÃO: Os momentos descritos pelos familiares foram identificados por expressões, palavras e termos usados pelos mesmos em suas narrações. A principal contribuição deste estudo foi trazer a linguagem dos familiares para descrever os momentos do adoecimento por meio de uma metodologia de análise mais distante do pesquisador.OBJETIVO: Identificar las expresiones usadas por familiares para describir la experiencia de convivir con la enfermedad mental. MÉTODOS: Se trata de una investigación realizada con el análisis de los relatos de familiares por medio del software Analyse Lexicale par Contexte d'um Ensemble de Segments de Texte (ALCESTE, utilizando metodología de análisis de datos cualitativos que se adapta a cualquier dominio de investigación, en la que se pretenda tratar material textual. RESULTADOS: El análisis realizado por el ALCESTE proporcionó cuatro clases agrupadas de dos en dos: Clase 2 -- inicio de la enfermedad y Clase 4 -- inicio del tratamiento; Clase 1 -- convivencia y Clase 3 - cotidiano. CONCLUSIÓN: Los momentos descritos por los familiares fueron identificados por expresiones, palabras y términos usados por los mismos en sus narraciones. La principal contribución de este estudio fue traer el lenguaje de los familiares para describir los momentos de la

  2. Intervenções frente ao nascimento prematuro: uma revisão teórica = Interventions facing premature birth: a theoretical review

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    Brum, Evanisa Helena Maio

    2005-01-01

    Resultados e conclusões: Na saúde coletiva, a atenção aos cuidados da criança sofreu uma evolução histórica. Atualmente, observa-se uma preocupação não só em relação à criança, mas também em relação aos bebês que necessitam tratamento intensivo neonatal. Este interesse engloba tanto cuidados tecnológicos quanto o bem-estar psicobiológico e social do bebê. As intervenções com recém-nascidos prematuros internados em Unidade de Terapia Intensiva Neonatal vêm sendo consideradas positivas no campo da Saúde Coletiva, tais como os procedimentos técnicos dos profissionais que atendem os prematuros, escalas utilizadas, o modelo Touchpoints, apoio e informação aos pais

  3. Percepção de familiares referente ao banho humanizado: técnica japonesa em recém-nascidos Family member’s perception on the humanized bath: japanese technique for newborns

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    Jadna Hemkemeier

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Conhecer a percepção de familiares acerca da experiência da utilização do banho humanizado, uma técnica Japonesa em recém-nascidos (RN. Materiais e Métodos: Trata-se de uma pesquisa do tipo exploratória, de abordagem qualitativa, conduzida pela seguinte questão norteadora: qual a percepção de familiares acerca da experiência de utilização do banho humanizado – Técnica Japonesa em recém-nascidos? Os dados dessa pesquisa foram coletados no período de maio a junho de 2011. A metodologia envolveu uma entrevista, com apenas uma pergunta, aplicada às participantes no dia em que estas realizaram o procedimento no hospital, juntamente com um roteiro de observação participante, além de outra entrevista, contendo três perguntas realizadas na visita domiciliar, dez dias após a alta hospitalar. Resultados: Os resultados revelam que os familiares estão satisfeitos com a nova técnica de banho. Os RNs permaneceram calmos e quietos, demonstrando os benefícios do banho humanizado. Conclusão: É imprescindível que os familiares e os profissionais da saúde aceitem novas formas de procedimentos mais humanizados para RNs. Esta nova técnica de banho possibilita que os RNs mantenham-se mais calmos, não havendo choro durante a sua execução. Entretanto, observou-se que, para a eficácia da nova técnica de banho, o RN deve ser bem enrolado no cueiro, a fim de que se sinta mais protegido.Objective: To study the perception of family members about the experience of using the humanized bath, a Japanese technique for newborns (NB. Materials and Methods: This is an exploratory research with a qualitative approach, motivated by the following question: what is the perception of family members about the experience of using the humanized bath - Japanese technique for newborns? All data were collected between may and june of 2011. The methodology involved an interview with just one question, applied to the participants during the day

  4. Conhecimento dos Enfermeiros frente ao abuso sexual Conocimiento de los enfermeros frente al abuso sexual Knowledge of Nurses when Faced with Sexual Abuse

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    Janaina Amorim de Ávila*; Adriane Maria Netto de Oliveira; Priscila Arruda da Silva

    2012-01-01

    Objetivo: Este estudo objetivou conhecer a prática profissional dos enfermeiros de cinco Unidades Básicas de Saúde da família de um município do extremo sul do Brasil, quanto ao abuso sexual com crianças e adolescentes. Metodologia: Trata-se de um estudo qualitativo, desenvolvido com sete enfermeiras pertencentes às sete equipes da Estratégia de Saúde da Família, cujos dados foram coletados entre os meses de março e abril de 2009, por meio de entrevista semiestruturada, enfocando o conhecimen...

  5. ESCALA DE EVALUACIÓN DEL FUNCIONAMIENTO FAMILIAR FACES III: ¿MODELO DE DOS O TRES FACTORES? ( Family Functioning Evaluation Scale FACES III: Model of two or three factors?

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    Ana Laura Maglio

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available The Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scale (FACES III by Olson, Portner and Lavee was developed to assess two of Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems dimensions: the family cohesion and flexibility. The aim of this research is to contribute to determine the family functioning dimensions assessed by this instrument and to provide information about the structural validity of the scale for its application in Argentina population. Seven hundred and eighty-five parents (M = 41; SD = 5.8 and six-hundred adolescents (M = 16.3, SD = 1.7 from the City of Buenos Aires and Gran Buenos Aires participated in this study. The results showed that a two factor structure is not completely accurate while a three factor model –Cohesion, Flexibility 1 and Flexibility 2- fits data well. According to these results, the dimension Flexibility is probably composed of, at least, two interconnected constructs. Results from the present research are discussed considering previous evidence obtained in other countries with different versions of the scale.

  6. Cuidado realizado pelo cuidador familiar ao idoso dependente, em domicílio, no contexto da estratégia de Saúde da Família

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    Luciane Almeida Floriano

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Estudio exploratorio-descriptivo de abordaje cualitativo que tuvo como objetivo describir cómo los cuidadores familiares realizan la atención a las personas mayores en situación de dependencia. Los datos fueron recolectados a través de entrevistas semi-estructuradas con 24 cuidadores en sus hogares. Los resultados indicaron que la atención a las personas mayores en situación de dependencia desarrollados, es una actividad que lleva a cambios en la vida de los cuidadores, que puede generar un estrés físico, emocional y social. La enfermería como elemento clave de la Estrategia Salud de la Familia, debe estar atento a las necesidades de los mayores dependientes, y, más cerca de los cuidadores con el fin de orientar y supervisar la atención prestada, con el fin de apoyar la atención integral para, es decir, las personas mayores y sus familias.

  7. Vivenciando a sobrecarga ao vir-a-ser um cuidador familiar de pessoa com acidente vascular cerebral (AVC: análise do conhecimento Viviendo la sobrecarga al convertirse en cuidador familiar de personas con accidente cerebrovascular: análisis del conocimiento Living the burden in becoming a family caregiver for a cerebrovascular accident survivor: knowledge analysis

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    Silvia Cristina Mangini Bocchi

    2004-02-01

    Full Text Available Trata-se de trabalho do tipo bibliográfico com a finalidade de fazer uma análise temática da produção do conhecimento em periódicos, acerca da sobrecarga em cuidadores familiares de pessoas com Acidente Vascular Cerebral (AVC. O corpus de análise reuniu artigos localizados nas décadas de 80 e 90, a partir das bases de dados Medline, Lilacs e Cinahl. A análise de conteúdo foi o referencial metodológico que permitiu organizar todo o conhecimento, em um corpo de categorias e subcategorias, denominadas: Categoria 1 - As seqüelas do AVC gerando sobrecarga; Categoria 2 - Aspectos gerando sobrecarga, congregando as subcategorias: o isolamento social, as mudanças e as insatisfações conjugais, as dificuldades financeiras e os déficits na saúde física e no autocuidado do cuidador; Categoria 3 - Outras análises relacionadas à sobrecarga em cuidadores familiares.Se trata de un trabajo del tipo bibliográfico con la finalidad de hacer un análisis temático de producción del conocimiento en revistas, sobre la carga de cuidadores familiares de personas con Accidente Cerebrovascular (ACV. El corpus de análisis reunió artículos realizados en las décadas de 80 y 90 a partir de las bases de datos Medline, Lilacs y Cinahl. El análisis de contenido fue el referencial metodológico que permitió organizar todo el conocimiento en un cuerpo de categorías y subcategorías denominadas: categoría 1 - Las secuelas del ACV generando carga, Categoría 2 - Aspectos generadores de la carga que congregan las subcategorías: el aislamiento social, los cambios y las insatisfacciones conyugales, las dificultades financieras y los déficit en la salud física y en el cuidado consigo mismo, Categoría 3 - Otros análisis sobre la carga de cuidadores familiares de personas con ACV.This bibliographical research aims to carry out a thematic analysis of knowledge production in periodicals, about the burden placed on family caregivers of Cerebrovascular

  8. Facelock: familiarity-based graphical authentication

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    Rob Jenkins

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Authentication codes such as passwords and PIN numbers are widely used to control access to resources. One major drawback of these codes is that they are difficult to remember. Account holders are often faced with a choice between forgetting a code, which can be inconvenient, or writing it down, which compromises security. In two studies, we test a new knowledge-based authentication method that does not impose memory load on the user. Psychological research on face recognition has revealed an important distinction between familiar and unfamiliar face perception: When a face is familiar to the observer, it can be identified across a wide range of images. However, when the face is unfamiliar, generalisation across images is poor. This contrast can be used as the basis for a personalised ‘facelock’, in which authentication succeeds or fails based on image-invariant recognition of faces that are familiar to the account holder. In Study 1, account holders authenticated easily by detecting familiar targets among other faces (97.5% success rate, even after a one-year delay (86.1% success rate. Zero-acquaintance attackers were reduced to guessing (<1% success rate. Even personal attackers who knew the account holder well were rarely able to authenticate (6.6% success rate. In Study 2, we found that shoulder-surfing attacks by strangers could be defeated by presenting different photos of the same target faces in observed and attacked grids (1.9% success rate. Our findings suggest that the contrast between familiar and unfamiliar face recognition may be useful for developers of graphical authentication systems.

  9. Chacal ou Cordeiro? O Brasil frente aos desafios e oportunidades do Sistema Internacional Jackal or Lamb? Brazil in face of the challenges and opportunities of the International System

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    Júlio César Cossio Rodriguez

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa as configurações da política externa brasileira pós-2002 para relacionar os ganhos e perdas com as mudanças estruturais do sistema internacional. O intuito e realizar um balanço das capacidades materiais do Brasil, assim como dos seus desafios e oportunidades, a partir das categorias propostas por Randall Schweller. Chacal ou Cordeiro? Como se comporta o Brasil num sistema internacional em transição e quais podem ser as consequências? Ou seja, atua como chacal na busca de ganhos relativos ao seguir o ator mais revisionista (China, e como cordeiro na associação direta com a potência unipolar.This article analyzes the configurations of Brazilian foreign policy after 2002 in order to relate to gains and losses the structural changes of the international system. The aim is to achieve a balance of material capabilities of Brazil, as well as its challenges and opportunities, from the categories proposed by Randall Schweller. Jackal or Lamb? How does Brazil behave in the international system in transition, and what can be the consequences? That is, while Jackal it acts in pursuit of relative gains by following the more revisionist actor (China, and as Lamb in direct association with the unipolar power.

  10. Mecanismo de incentivo à renovação da mão-de-obra no mercado de trabalho face ao sistema previdenciário

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    Leandro Willer P. Coimbra

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho procurou modelar a interação entre trabalhadores e firmas. Nesta perspectiva, o sistema previdenciário é visto como ferramenta de mediação dos interesses da sociedade no mercado de trabalho. Com o uso de contratos previdenciários elaborados com base no Modelo Principal-Agente, procurou-se conduzir as escolhas relacionadas à saída do mercado de trabalho, de forma a promover ganhos de pareto à sociedade através da renovação eficiente da mão-de-obra. Para tanto, fez-se necessária a adaptação das regras previdenciárias às preferências do trabalhador quanto ao trade-off trabalho-lazer, assim como, às estruturas do mercado em que estão inseridos. Contratos definidos de forma a desconsiderar os incentivos sobre o trabalhador mostraram a possibilidade de promoverem prejuízos na forma de custos sociais, de perda de competitividade e de aproveitamento ineficiente da mão-de-obra.

  11. Percepções dos pescadores das vulnerabilidades socioeconómicas e das estratégias adaptativas face aos riscos das alterações climáticas na Região da Figueira da Foz

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    Oliveira, Ana Sofia Caleiro de

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    Dissertação de Mestrado em Política Social O presente estudo tem como objetivo avaliar e percecionar as vulnerabilidades socioeconómicas e as estratégias adaptativas face aos riscos das alterações climáticas na região da Figueira da Foz, isto é, perceber como os pescadores tradicionais da região da Figueira da Foz estão a ser afetados pelas mudanças climáticas e qual a sua perceção da situação atual. Realizaram-se entrevistas semidirigidas a pescadores, onde se pode observar que as alteraç...

  12. A Espacialidade de uma Amazônia Ribeirinha Face ao Urbano: o exemplo de São Domingos do Capim (PA e o desenvolvimento do turismo

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  1. Estratégias do membro da família prestador de cuidados face às manifestações de confusão do seu familiar Estrategias del miembro de la familia prestador de cuidados ante las manifestaciones de confusión de su familiar Family member strategies to deal with confusional manifestations by the care recipient

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    Joana Sousa

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available Estudo realizado com o objetivo de identificar as manifestações de Confusão Aguda (CA que os doentes apresentam em casa, e as estratégias utilizadas pelo Membro da Família Prestador de Cuidados (MFPC para lidar com essas manifestações. Face a essas intenções, utilizou-se uma estratégia metodológica em duas fases, uma primeira em ambiente hospitalar, recorrendo se a uma abordagem quantitativa e uma segunda em casa, suportada na metodologia do estudo de caso. Para a identificação dos elementos da amostra, num primeiro momento foi aplicada a Neecham Confusion Scale (NCS aos doentes internados numa instituição hospitalar, tendo-se averiguado, um mês após a alta, o destino dos que apresentaram Confusão Aguda (CA. Constatou-se, então, que apenas 17,3% dos doentes, regressaram a casa. Destes, após avaliação com a NCS, selecionaram se aqueles que ainda mantinham confusão, para efetuar uma entrevista semiestruturada aos seus MFPC com o intuito de responder aos objetivos de estudo. Do discurso dos participantes emergiram três categorias relativas às manifestações de confusão: alterações psicomotoras; orientação e comportamento social inapropriado; e duas respeitantes às estratégias: estratégias não farmacológicas e estratégias farmacológicas. Além destas foi referenciada pelos MFPC, incapacidade de agir. São necessários outros estudos, em amostra maior, para uma melhor compreensão da problemática.Estudio realizado con el objetivo de identificar las manifestaciones de Confusión Aguda (CA que los enfermos presentan en casa y las estrategias utilizadas por el Miembro de la Familia Prestador de Cuidados (MFPC para lidiar con estas manifestaciones. Ante esas intenciones, se utilizó una estrategia metodológica en dos fases, la primera en ambiente hospitalario, recurriéndose a un enfoque cuantitativo y la segunda en casa, apoyada en la metodología del estudio de caso. Para la identificación de los elementos de la

  2. Familiarity in Source Memory

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    Mollison, Matthew V.; Curran, Tim

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    Familiarity and recollection are thought to be separate processes underlying recognition memory. Event-related potentials (ERPs) dissociate these processes, with an early (approximately 300–500 ms) frontal effect relating to familiarity (the FN400) and a later (500–800 ms) parietal old/new effect relating to recollection. It has been debated whether source information for a studied item (i.e., contextual associations from when the item was previously encountered) is only accessible through re...

  3. Predictive codes of familiarity and context during the perceptual learning of facial identities

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    Apps, Matthew A. J.; Tsakiris, Manos

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    Face recognition is a key component of successful social behaviour. However, the computational processes that underpin perceptual learning and recognition as faces transition from unfamiliar to familiar are poorly understood. In predictive coding, learning occurs through prediction errors that update stimulus familiarity, but recognition is a function of both stimulus and contextual familiarity. Here we show that behavioural responses on a two-option face recognition task can be predicted by the level of contextual and facial familiarity in a computational model derived from predictive-coding principles. Using fMRI, we show that activity in the superior temporal sulcus varies with the contextual familiarity in the model, whereas activity in the fusiform face area covaries with the prediction error parameter that updated facial familiarity. Our results characterize the key computations underpinning the perceptual learning of faces, highlighting that the functional properties of face-processing areas conform to the principles of predictive coding.

  4. Perspectiva crítica de la familia y de personas cercanas sobre factores de riesgo familiares y comunitarios en el uso de drogas ilícitas en San José, Costa Rica Perspectiva crítica da família e pessoas próximas sobre fatores de risco familiares e comunitários em relaçâo ao uso de drogas ilícitas em São José, Costa Rica Critical perspective of the family and acquaintances on family and community risk factors in illicit drug use in São Jose, Costa Rica

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    Mabell Granados Hernández

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available En este estudio se presentan los resultados de una investigación cuantitativa, parte de un estudio multicéntrico, cuyo objetivo fue describir las perspectivas que tienen la familia y las personas cercanas a usuarios de drogas ilícitas, cuestionándose sobre cuáles serían los factores de riesgo familiar y comunitario que contribuyen a la adicción de drogas ilícitas. Se encuestó a 100 sujetos mayores de 18 años, familiares o personas cercanas a sujetos que han estado usado drogas ilícitas. Se encontró que la mayoría eran hombres, con edad promedio de 27.3 años. Los factores de riesgo provenientes de la familia identificados fueron: ser rechazado 99%, sentirse no amado 98%, falta de comunicación 95%, conflictos y violencia familiar 95%. Los factores sociales o comunitarios fueron: 99% tener amigos que usan drogas, 99% presión de los amigos, 93% vivir en un área insegura y 94% experimentar un evento estresante. Se concluyó, según su perspectiva crítica, que se debe trabajar más sobre las estrategias de prevención de factores de riesgo tanto en la familia como en la comunidad.São apresentados aqui os resultados de pesquisa quantitativa, cujo objetivo foi descrever as perspectivas da família e das pessoas próximas aos usúarios de drogas ilícitas, sobre os fatores de risco familiar e comunitário que contribuem para a adição de drogas ilícitas. Utilizou-se questionário aplicado em população de 100 pessoas, maiores de 18 anos, que se identificaram como afetadas por terem relação com familiar ou pessoa próxima que usa ou têm usado drogas ilícitas. Dentre os usuários, 82% eram homens, tinham idade média de 27,3 anos. Os fatores de risco familiares foram a rejeição pela família (99%, não se sentir amado (98%, falta de comunicação (95%, conflitos e violência familiar (95%. Fatores sociais ou comunitários: 99% referem ter amigos que usam drogas, 99% pressão dos amigos, 93% pelo fato de viverem em área sem

  5. O HIV e o trabalhador de enfermagem frente ao acidente com material perfurocortante El VIH y el trabajador de enfermería frente a accidentes con material punzocortante HIV and the nursing professional in face of needlestick accidents

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    Mariana Vieira

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available O estudo tem como objetivo identificar a produção científica sobre o acidente de trabalho do profissional de enfermagem com material biológico contaminado por HIV e caracterizar os fatores predisponentes aos acidentes de trabalho, assim como os procedimentos realizados pós-exposição ao material perfurocortante potencialmente contaminado pelo HIV. É uma revisão de literatura, cuja busca bibliográfica por palavras-chave foi realizada por meio da base de dados LILACS a partir de 2000. Constatou-se que os fatores predisponentes à ocorrência dos acidentes de trabalho com perfurocortantes estão relacionados tanto às condições de trabalho, como as condições individuais. Frente a estes acidentes, os trabalhadores de enfermagem têm necessidade de conhecer as condutas pós-exposição ao material perfurocortante potencialmente contaminado pelo HIV. Concluímos que a adoção das precauções-padrão no trabalho em saúde é condição fundamental para a segurança dos trabalhadores, independente da área de atuação, pois o número de casos de HIV é crescente.El estudio tiene como objetivo identificar la producción científica sobre accidentes de trabajo de profesionales de enfermería con material biológico contaminado por VIH y determinar las características de los factores que los favorecen, así como los procedimientos realizados posteriores al accidente con material punzocortante potencialmente contaminado por VIH. Revisión bibliográfica a través de palabras claves en la base de datos LILACS a partir del año 2000. Se constató que los factores que predisponen estos accidentes de trabajo se relacionan tanto con las condiciones de trabajo como con las condiciones individuales. Es necesario que los trabajadores de salud conozcan las conductas en casos de accidente punzocortante por VIH. Concluimos que la adopción de medidas patrón es una condición fundamental para la seguridad de los trabajadores, independientemente del

  6. 基于熟悉人脸范式的P300脑机接口字符输入系统的设计与实现%Design and Implementation of the P300-based Brain-computer Interface with Familiar Face Paradigm

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    Brain-computer interface is a interactive system which can connect with the external environment without pe-ripheral nerves and muscles for people. The P300-based brain-computer interface system is a typical application of BCI technology. In this paper,we based on the conventional P300-based brain-computer interface system,designed and im-plemented a P300-based brain-computer interface with familiar face paradigm. We established signal acquisition and pro-cessing model based on familiar face paradigm. After data preprocessing and feature extraction, we used support vector machine ensemble to classify EEG signals. The results showed that P300-based brain-computer interface with familiar face paradigm evoked the Vpp and N170 potentials besides P300 potential. Compared with the conventional P300-based brain-computer interface system which the character input accuracy was 80.6%,the familiar face paradigm character in-put accuracy reached 93.5%. The results proved that P300-based brain-computer interface system with familiar face par-adigm has a good development prospect.%脑机接口系统是一种使大脑能够不依赖于外周神经和肌肉通道,与外部环境进行交互的系统。基于P300的脑机接口字符输入系统是脑机接口技术的一种典型应用。对基于传统范式的P300脑机接口系统进行改进,设计并实现了基于熟悉人脸范式的P300脑机接口字符输入系统。实验建立了基于熟悉人脸的P300脑机接口系统的信号采集与处理模型,对采集到的数据进行预处理、特征提取,并使用集成支持向量机算法对脑电信号进行分类。结果表明,除P300电位外,熟悉人脸范式诱发出了Vpp和N170电位。与以往传统范式80.6%的字符输入正确率相比,基于熟悉人脸范式的字符输入正确率达到93.5%,具有良好的发展前景。

  7. Covert Face Recognition without Prosopagnosia

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    Full Text Available An experiment is reported where subjects were presented with familiar or unfamiliar faces for supraliminal durations or for durations individually assessed as being below the threshold for recognition. Their electrodermal responses to each stimulus were measured and the results showed higher peak amplitude skin conductance responses for familiar than for unfamiliar faces, regardless of whether they had been displayed supraliminally or subliminally. A parallel is drawn between elevated skin conductance responses to subliminal stimuli and findings of covert recognition of familiar faces in prosopagnosic patients, some of whom show increased electrodermal activity (EDA to previously familiar faces. The supraliminal presentation data also served to replicate similar work by Tranel et al (1985. The results are considered alongside other data indicating the relation between non-conscious, “automatic” aspects of normal visual information processing and abilities which can be found to be preserved without awareness after brain injury.

  8. Estrategias de emporwerment familiar no cuidar à pessoa com Diabetes: olhar e intervir sistemicamente

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    Borges, Liliana Isabel

    2012-01-01

    Relatório de Estagio apresentado para obtenção do grau de Mestre na Especialidade de Enfermagem Comunitaria As mudanças no perfil demográfico, a emergência das doenças crónicas traduzem novas necessidades, sendo determinante o papel dos cuidados de saúde primários com ênfase na autonomia dos cidadãos na resolução dos seus problemas de saúde. Face ao regime terapêutico na diabetes, os sistemas familiares são considerados elementos que operam num quadro complexo e mutável de inte...

  9. Dos pais pobres ao pai dos pobres: cartas de pais e mães ao presidente Vargas e a política familiar do Estado Novo - doi: 10.4025/dialogos.v12i2e3.9 From poor parents to the father of the poor: letters to president Vargas from fathers and mothers and the family policies of the brazilian New State - doi: 10.4025/dialogos.v12i2e3.9 De los padres pobres al padre de los pobres: cartas de padres y madres al presidente Vargas y la política familiar del Estado Novo

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    Ana Paula Vosne Martins

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    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa cartas escritas por pessoas comuns para o presidente Getúlio Vargas com o objetivo de receber o abono familiar. Motivados pela política familiar do governo definida pela Constituição de 1937 e pelo Decreto-Lei 3200, de 1941, pais e mães enviavam cartas e fotografias para contar suas histórias de pobreza, mas também para provar como estavam adequados à política demográfica e social do governo.This article analyzes letters written by ordinary people to President Getúlio Vargas with the aim to receive the family allowance. Motivated by government’s family policy defined by the Constitution of 1937 and Decree no. 3200 of 1941, fathers and mothers sent letters and photographs to tell their stories of poverty, but also to prove they conformed to the government’s demographic and social policy.Este artículo analiza las cartas escritas por personas comunes al presidente Getúlio Vargas, con el objetivo de recibir el abono familiar.Estimulados por la política familiar del gobierno, definida por la Constitución de 1937 y por el Decreto Ley 3200 de 1941, padres y madres enviaron cartas y fotografías no sólo para contar sus historias de pobreza, sino también para mostrar cómo se habían adecuado a la política demográfica y social del gobierno.

  10. Strangers in Familiar Places

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    Muhr, Sara Louise

    2012-01-01

    Employees working across multiple cultures are exposed to a vast number of different norms and values, and consequentially work is often a struggle to retain a coherent sense of self. However, when international workers travel, they also encounter more bland spaces where familiarity and similarity...... are important. These spaces appear culturally generic to the Western traveler, but are highly Westernized to bring comfort to Western employees traveling in foreign cultures. This paper argues that these spaces are important in cross-cultural identity work in the sense that international workers – professional...... strangers – need these places to belong and relate to familiarity and to regain a sense of identity. Drawing on an illustrative empirical vignette of an international consultant, I demonstrate how culturally generic spaces can be used in identity work of an international relations consultant....

  11. familiar e social

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    Marinês Tambara Leite

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Investigación de carácter cuantitativo, analítico, que tuvo por objetivo analizar el apoyo familiar y social de mayores residentes en la municipalidad de Alecrim, RS, Brasil. Del cual participaron 338 adultos mayores, siendo que la misma ocurrid los meses de marzo y abril de 2007. Fueron utilizados dos instrumentos para la recolección de datos; uno con cuestiones socios demográficos y el Medical Outcomes Study. Se realizó análisis estadística descriptiva y test de Kruskal-Wallis y Mann-Whitney y test de qui-cuadrado al nivel de 5% de significación. Los resultados mostrarán preponderancia de mayores del sexo femenino, unos (61,8%, con parejas, (61,5%, en la franja de edad entre 60 y 69 años, (56,2%, conviviendo con la pareja (49,7%, que tiene amigos, (99,1%, y, por fin, los que participan de grupos, (35,8%. Los datos indicaron que entre los mayores analizados, hay un significativo porcentaje (87% de aquéllos que poseen una red familiar y social que les da soporte de naturaleza emocional, material, afectiva e informativa, caracterizando, así, una interacción social positiva. Se concluye que estas personas mayores tienen una buena convivencia familiar y social, lo que les posibilita vivir con dignidad y con calidad de vida.

  12. Oracle ADF Faces cookbook

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    This is a cookbook that covers more than 80 different recipes to teach you about different aspects of Oracle ADF Faces. It follows a practical approach and covers how to build your components for reuse in different applications. This book will also help you in tuning the performance of your ADF Faces application. If you are an ADF developer who wants to harness the power of Oracle ADF Faces to create exceptional user interfaces and reactive applications, this book will provide you with the recipes needed to do just that. You will not need to be familiar with Oracle ADF Faces, but you should be

  13. Trajetórias familiares e envelhecimento ativo

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    Godinho, Andreia Sofia Medeiros

    2016-01-01

    Assistimos a um acelerado processo de envelhecimento demográfico. A população está cada vez mais envelhecida, surgindo a necessidade de promover e incentivar o Envelhecimento Ativo. Este é contínuo, difere de pessoa para pessoa, podendo ser compreendido e influenciado por diversos fatores. As alterações familiares levam a uma reorganização na própria visão do indivíduo ao longo da sua trajetória de vida. O objetivo deste estudo é compreender de que modo as trajetórias familiares influencia...

  14. Factores de riesgo relacionados al uso de drogas ilegales: perspectiva crítica de familiares y personas cercanas en un centro de salud público en San Pedro Sula, Honduras Fatores de risco relacionados ao uso de drogas ilegais, perspectiva crítica de familiares e pessoas próximas, em um centro da saúde público em San Pedro Sula, Honduras Risk factors related to the use of illegal drugs: the critial perspective of drug users' relatives and acquaintances at a public health center in San Pedro Sula, Honduras

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    Gladys Magdalena Rodríguez Funes

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available En este estudio, se presentan datos cuantitativos del estudio multicéntrico, multimétodos, de corte transversal realizado en un centro de salud público en San Pedro Sula, en Honduras. Su objetivo es describir la perspectiva crítica que tienen los familiares o personas, que se consideran afectadas por tener a alguien cercano que usa o ha usado drogas ilegales, con relación a factores de riesgo. Los datos se obtuvieron mediante una encuesta con 100 entrevistados. La mayor parte de las personas informantes eran mujeres pobres con baja escolaridad. Los consumidores eran en su mayoría hombres con edad promedio de 23,3 años. La droga más usada fue la marihuana (78% seguida de crack/cocaína (72%, pegamento/inhalantes (27%, alucinógenos (éxtasis/LSD (3%, anfetaminas/estimulantes (1% y heroína (1%. Los factores de riesgo identificados fueron la experiencia previa con alcohol/tabaco, el tener amigos/amigas que usan drogas, la falta de conocimiento, la baja autoestima , la edad, entre otros factores personales, familiares y sociales. Se concluye que es necesario fortalecer las medidas de prevención y protección.São apresentados, aqui, dados quantitativos de um estudo multicêntrico, multimétodos, de corte transversal, realizado em um centro de saúde pública em San Pedro Sula, Honduras. O objetivo foi descrever a perspectiva crítica dos membros da família ou pessoas que se sentem afetadas por terem alguém próximo que usa ou usou drogas ilegais, em relação aos fatores de risco. Os dados foram coletados através de questionário aplicado em 100 indivíduos. A maioria era composta por mulheres pobres, com pouca escolaridade. Os consumidores eram majoritariamente varões, com idade média de 23,3 anos. A droga mais utilizada foi a maconha (78%, seguida por crack/cocaína (72%, cola/inalantes (27%, alucinógenos (ecstasy/LSD (3%, anfetaminas/estimulantes (1%, heroína (1%. Entre os fatores de risco identificados estão: experi

  15. Parallel Processing in Face Perception

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    Martens, Ulla; Leuthold, Hartmut; Schweinberger, Stefan R.

    2010-01-01

    The authors examined face perception models with regard to the functional and temporal organization of facial identity and expression analysis. Participants performed a manual 2-choice go/no-go task to classify faces, where response hand depended on facial familiarity (famous vs. unfamiliar) and response execution depended on facial expression…

  16. Human recognition of familiar voices.

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    Wenndt, Stanley J

    2016-08-01

    Recognizing familiar voices is something we do every day. In quiet environments, it is usually easy to recognize a familiar voice. In noisier environments, this can become a difficult task. This paper examines how robust listeners are at identifying familiar voices in noisy, changing environments and what factors may affect their recognition rates. While there is previous research addressing familiar speaker recognition, the research is limited due to the difficulty in obtaining appropriate data that eliminates speaker dependent traits, such as word choice, along with having corresponding listeners who are familiar with the speakers. The data used in this study were collected in such a fashion to mimic conversational, free-flow dialogue, but in a way to eliminate many variables such as word choice, intonation, or non-verbal cues. These data provide some of the most realistic test scenarios to-date for familiar speaker identification. A pure-tone hearing test was used to separate listeners into normal hearing and hearing impaired groups. It is hypothesized that the results of the Normal Hearing Group will be statistically better. Additionally, the aspect of familiar speaker recognition is addressed by having each listener rate his or her familiarity with each speaker. Two statistical approaches showed that the more familiar a listener is with a speaker, the more likely the listener will recognize the speaker. PMID:27586746

  17. Vivências pessoais e familiares de homossexuais femininas Vivencias personales y familiares de homosexuales femeninas Lesbians' personal and family experiences

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    Yáskara Arrial Palma

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho, teve como objetivo descrever as vivências pessoais e familiares de homossexuais femininas. Foram entrevistadas seis mulheres, residentes em Caxias do Sul e região, de 22 a 33 anos, cujos familiares conheciam sua orientação sexual. Todas eram solteiras e de nível socioeconômico médio, e exerciam alguma atividade profissional. Uma análise de conteúdo qualitativa das entrevistas gerou diversas categorias e subcategorias temáticas. Em geral, a homossexualidade foi considerada normal/natural, uma situação que trouxe felicidade para as participantes, apesar dos preconceitos enfrentados. Na percepção delas, a reação dos familiares quando da descoberta da sua orientação sexual foi negativa, tendo melhorado ao longo do tempo em alguns casos. Tais achados revelaram uma mudança social na forma de pensar e agir diante da homossexualidade feminina, porém ainda lenta e gradual. Ficou evidenciada a necessidade de atuação da psicologia através de programas de atendimento às famílias e às homossexuais.Ese trabajo objetivó describir las vivencias personales y familiares de homosexuales femeninas. Seis mujeres (22 a 33 años, de Caxias del Sur y región, cuyos familiares conocían su orientación sexual, fueron entrevistadas. Todas eran solteras, de nivel socio-económico medio y ejercían alguna actividad profesional. Análisis de contenido cualitativa de las entrevistas generó diversas categorías y subcategorías temáticas. En general, la homosexualidad fue considerada normal/natural, una condición que trajo felicidad, a pesar de los prejuicios enfrentados. Las participantes consideraron negativa la reacción de los familiares frente a la descubierta de su orientación sexual, lo que ha mejorado a lo largo del tiempo en algunos casos. Tales resultados revelaron un cambio social en la manera de pensar y actuar delante de la homosexualidad femenina, sin embargo aún lenta y gradual. Se quedó evidenciada la

  18. Participatory urbanism: Making the stranger familiar and the familiar strange

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    Ejsing-Duun, Stine

    2016-01-01

    Urban areas are planned structures that cannot easily be changed. Urban areas do however still afford physical spaces for various types of leisure expression and participation, from street art to parkour and from urban gaming to artistic happenings. Thus, while citizens who inhabit the urban area...... familiar strange but also by making strangers familiar"....

  19. Cuidar de familiares idosos com a doença de alzheimer: uma reflexão sobre aspectos psicossociais Cuidar de ancianos familiares portadores de la enfermedad de alzheimer: una reflexión en el contexto psicosocial To take care of familiar elderly suffering from alzheimer disease: a reflexion over psychosocial aspects

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    Deusivania Vieira da Silva Falcão

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    Full Text Available Este artigo busca discutir o papel dos cuidadores familiares de idosos com a doença de Alzheimer (DA e suas implicações no contexto psicossocial, trazendo à tona uma reflexão pautada na literatura psicogerontológica. Desenvolveu-se um referencial analítico ancorado nos seguintes aspectos: as principais características dos cuidadores de familiares idosos com demência; os principais motivos que favorecem a atividade de cuidar e suas dimensões multifacetadas; a sobrecarga de papéis dos cuidadores familiares e suas consequências nas relações conjugais e intergeracionais. Por fim, apontam-se conteúdos inerentes ao contexto familiar de idosos com a doença de Alzheimer e aos programas de apoio e intervenção psicossocial. Conclui-se que o diagnóstico da DA deveria ser realizado o mais precocemente possível, com vista a propiciar uma melhor oportunidade para desenvolver o tratamento e diminuir o sofrimento do paciente e da família.Este artículo busca discutir el papel de los cuidadores familiares de ancianos portadores de la enfermedad de Alzheimer y sus implicancias en el contexto socio-familiar, generando una reflexión pautada en la literatura sobre psicogerontología. Se ha desarrollado un referencial analítico anclado en los siguientes aspectos: las principales características de los cuidaores familiares de ancianos con demencia; los principales motivos que favorecen la actividad de cuidar y sus dimensiones multifacéticas; la sobrecarga de papeles de los cuidadores y sus consecuencias en las relaciones conyugales e intergeneracionales. Finalmente, se apunta al contenido inherente al contexto familiar de los ancianos portadores de la enfermedad de Alzheimer y a los programas de apoyo e intervenciones psicosociales. Se concluye que el diagnóstico de la enfermedad de Alzheimer debería ser realizado de la forma más precoz posible, propiciando una mejor oportunidad para desarrollar el tratamiento, dirimir el sufrimiento del

  20. Baseline Familiarity in Lie Detection.

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    Feeley, Thomas H.; And Others

    1995-01-01

    Reports on a study in which subjects judged the veracity of truthful and deceptive communicators after viewing no, one, two, or four case-relevant baseline exposures (familiarity) of truthful communication. Finds a positive linear relationship between detection accuracy and amount of baseline familiarity. (SR)

  1. Not All Faces Are Processed Equally: Evidence for Featural Rather than Holistic Processing of One's Own Face in a Face-Imaging Task

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    Greenberg, Seth N.; Goshen-Gottstein, Yonatan

    2009-01-01

    The present work considers the mental imaging of faces, with a focus in own-face imaging. Experiments 1 and 3 demonstrated an own-face disadvantage, with slower generation of mental images of one's own face than of other familiar faces. In contrast, Experiment 2 demonstrated that mental images of facial parts are generated more quickly for one's…

  2. O tempo de mandato do CEO e o desempenho das empresas: Um estudo comparativo de empresas familiares e não-familiares brasileiras

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    Guilherme Tres; Fernando Serra; Manuel Portugal Ferreira

    2014-01-01

    A maioria das empresas brasileiras são empresas familiares (EF). Mas EF é ainda um campo jovem de estudo, especialmente em relação ao impacto dos CEOs no desempenho das empresas. Se espera que a governança corporativa tenha um impacto positivo no desempenho das empresas, pela sua influência nas ações do CEO. No entanto, as empresas familiares são distintas das não-familiares, e um grande número de trabalhos sobre as características do CEO e desempenho, as considera indistintas. De forma a com...

  3. Modelação das acessibilidades face a alterações das condicionantes de circulação viária em Lisboa. O caso da deslocação ao Centro Comercial Colombo

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    Covas, João Paulo Batista,1974

    2010-01-01

    Tese de mestrado, Geografia - Sistemas de Informação Geográfica, Universidade de Lisboa, Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território, 2010 Os graves problemas de mobilidade na cidade de Lisboa afecta os lisboetas na sua qualidade de vida. Os constantes congestionamentos provocam poluição sonora, visual e atmosférica. Ao longo dos anos têm sido apontadas várias soluções para aumentar a mobilidade, desde a criação de vários túneis (Marquês e o do Rêgo), o desbloqueamento ...

  4. Emergindo a complexidade do cuidado de enfermagem ao ser em morte encefálica Complejidad emergente del cuidado de enfermería al paciente con muerte cerebral Emerging the complexity of nursing care facing a brain death

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    Aline Lima Pestana; Alacoque Lorenzini Erdmann; Francisca Georgina Macêdo de Sousa

    2012-01-01

    O estudo objetivou desvelar a complexidade do cuidado de enfermagem ao ser em morte encefálica. Utilizaram-se como referenciais teórico e metodológico o pensamento complexo e a Grounded Theory, respectivamente. Os dados foram coletados em um hospital universitário do nordeste brasileiro, de dezembro de 2010 a junho de 2011, por meio de entrevistas não estruturadas. A amostra teórica constituiu-se de 12 enfermeiros, distribuídos em três grupos amostrais. O fenômeno "Desvelando relações e inter...

  5. The Familiar Observer: Seeing beyond the Expected in Educational Research

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    Hollenbeck, Amy Feiker

    2015-01-01

    Reflection on subjectivity in the qualitative research process is fundamental to the methodology. Although much attention is paid to what to do (identify subjectivities), there is much less emphasis on how one should do this. Furthermore, a researcher engaged in an intimately familiar setting, such as a typical American classroom, faces the unique…

  6. Reactivity to fearful expressions of familiar and unfamiliar people in children with autism: an eye-tracking pupillometry study

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    Nuske, Heather J; Vivanti, Giacomo; Dissanayake, Cheryl

    2014-01-01

    Background Individuals with autism are often reported to have difficulty with emotion processing. However, clinical and experimental data show that they are sensitive to familiarity; for example, they show normative attachment to familiar people, and have normative brain activity in response to familiar faces. To date, no study has measured their reactivity to the emotions of familiar vs. unfamiliar people. Thus, our aim was to determine whether individuals with autism would show normative re...

  7. Face to Face

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    Jungfalk, Michael; Rossen, Svend

    2008-01-01

    Blended learning in education is the combination of face‐to‐face seminars and on‐line work based on the internet. We have investigated which factors that we found were important in designing and conducting face‐to‐face seminars in order to facilitate learning processes in the periods of on...

  8. A gestão familiar versus gestão profissional nas empresas familiares portuguesas: um estudo empírico sobre os aspectos financeiros

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    Matias, Fernanda; Rebelo, Sandra; Correia, Telma

    2006-01-01

    Baseado na teoria da agência, o presente estudo visa analisar se existem diferenças significativas ao nível do desempenho das empresas familiares portuguesas quando a propriedade e a gestão estão separadas.

  9. Visual personal familiarity in amnestic mild cognitive impairment.

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    Luisa Jurjanz

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment are at high risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. Besides episodic memory dysfunction they show deficits in accessing contextual knowledge that further specifies a general concept or helps to identify an object or a person. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, we investigated the neural networks associated with the perception of personal familiar faces and places in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment and healthy control subjects. Irrespective of stimulus type, patients compared to control subjects showed lower activity in right prefrontal brain regions when perceiving personally familiar versus unfamiliar faces and places. Both groups did not show different neural activity when perceiving faces or places irrespective of familiarity. CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: Our data highlight changes in a frontal cortical network associated with knowledge-based personal familiarity among patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment. These changes could contribute to deficits in social cognition and may reduce the patients' ability to transition from basic to complex situations and tasks.

  10. Face averages enhance user recognition for smartphone security

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    Robertson, David J.; Robin S S Kramer; A Mike Burton

    2015-01-01

    Our recognition of familiar faces is excellent, and generalises across viewing conditions. However, unfamiliar face recognition is much poorer. For this reason, automatic face recog- nition systems might benefit from incorporating the advantages of familiarity. Here we put this to the test using the face verification system available on a popular smartphone (the Samsung Galaxy). In two experiments we tested the recognition performance of the smart- phone when it was encoded with an individual...

  11. Efeitos da governança corporativa e da performance empresarial sobre o turnover de executivos no Brasil: comparando empresas familiares e não-familiares.

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    Wesley Mendes-da-Silva

    2006-03-01

    Full Text Available A análise da governança corporativa, incluindo-se a transparência da administração, tem se tornado um fator chave para conhecer as grandes empresas. Ao mesmo tempo, vem sendo apontada como um indicador de confiança dos investidores nas decisões tomadas pela administração das empresas listadas em bolsas de valores. Uma das formas de avaliar as estruturas e práticas de governança corporativa é verificar a sensibilidade do turnover de executivos ao desempenho da firma (VOLPIN, 2002. Neste artigo, objetiva-se verificar a existência de diferenças significativas de desempenho, valor e estruturas de governança corporativa entre empresas familiares e não-familiares; e, ainda, a existência de associações entre performance e turnover de executivos, tendo em vista a atuação da governança corporativa. A análise é conduzida tomando como referência um conjunto de 176 empresas industriais listadas na Bovespa, segmentadas por tipo (familiar ou não-familiar, entre 1997 e 2001. A contribuição do estudo se dá pelas peculiaridades que envolvem as empresas familiares, que não têm sido consideradas em pesquisas brasileiras, e pelo oferecimento de elementos para refletir teoricamente o desempenho das empresas familiares e suas estruturas de governança. Os resultados alcançados revelam a existência de diferenças significativas de desempenho, valor e estruturas de governança corporativa entre empresas familiares e não-familiares. É possível verificar ainda que, nas empresas familiares, quanto maior a rentabilidade, menores são os níveis de turnover.

  12. Comunicação não-verbal de idosos frente ao processo de dor Comunicación no verbal de ancianos frente al proceso del dolor Nonverbal communication of elderly patients facing the pain process

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    Ana Carolina Araújo Machado

    2006-04-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo de natureza qualitativa tem por objetivo identificar por meio da interpretação dos enfermeiros, quais os mecanismos encontrados pelos pacientes idosos para expressar a dor quando estão impossibilitados de utilizar a comunicação verbal. Foi realizado com seis enfermeiros, em uma unidade de clínica médica de um hospital de São Paulo, destinada ao atendimento de idosos. Os dados foram coletados por meio de entrevista com um roteiro semi estruturado, gravadas e transcritas para análise hermenêutica. Os dados foram agrupados em categorias analíticas selecionadas sobre dor e comunicação, onde foi verificado que interagindo com o paciente, o enfermeiro percebe atitudes e alterações (sinais e sintomas de dor, que ao serem interpretadas e identificadas rapidamente propiciam melhoria da assistência de enfermagem.Este estudio de naturaleza cualitativa tuvo como objectivo identificar por medio de la interpretación de los enfermeros, cuales mecanismos encontrados por los enfermos ancianos para expresar el dolor cuando se inhabilitan de utilizar la comunicación verbal. Fue llevada con seis enfermeros, en una unidad de la clínica medica de un hospital de São Paulo, direccionado a la atención de ancianos. Los datos fueron recogidos por medio de entrevista con una planilla semi estructurada generadas o transcritas para el analisis hermenéutica. Los datos fueron agrupados en categorías analíticas seleccionadas en dolor y la comunicación, donde fue verificado que obrando recíprocamente con el enfermo, el enfermero percibe actitudes y las alteraciones (señales y síntomas del dolor, que al seren interpretadas y identificadas rápidamente ellas mejoran la atención de enfermería.This qualitative study aims at identifying which mechanisms are used by elderly patients to express pain when they are not able to use verbal communication. It relies on the accounts and interpretations of 6 nurses working in a clinical service unit

  13. Democracia e participação no Brasil: descentralização e cidadania face ao capitalismo contemporâneo Democracy and participation in Brazil: decentralization and citizenship in contemporary capitalism

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    Francisco Fonseca

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa duas tradições opostas quanto aos conceitos de 'descentralização' e de 'poder local' (o pensamento social brasileiro e a matriz advinda de Tocqueville em razão do papel concedido a tais conceitos pela Constituição de 1988, pois tidos como capazes de viabilizar a participação democrática após o fim da ditadura militar. Em contraste, analisa-se como o arranjo brasileiro pró-democracia e participação vem sendo reconfigurado pela terceira revolução industrial, que flexibiliza e precariza as relações econômicas e sociais em prol do capital. Especificamente, examina-se a resposta política (em sentido amplo do Estado brasileiro via políticas públicas de saúde, notadamente o SUS - a esse choque de forças contrárias. Observa-se também como aspectos federativos relacionados ao SUS permitem compreender a dinâmica da democracia, da participação e da cidadania (em várias dimensões no Brasil.This article analyzes two opposite traditions in relation to the concepts of " decentralization" and " local power" (Brazilian social thinking and the Tocqueville based matrix due to the role given to these concepts by the Brazilian Constitution of 1988. These concepts were considered capable of making viable democratic participation after the end of the military dictatorship. It also analyzes how the Brazilian pro-democracy arrangement and participation has been reconfigured by the third industrial revolution, which the economic and social relations that sustain capital more flexible and precarious. Specifically, it examines the political response (in a broad sense of the Brazilian state via public health policies, notably the Single Healthcare System (SUS - to this clash of conflicting forces. It also observes how federative factors related to SUS allow understanding the dynamics of democracy, participation and citizenship (in various dimensions in Brazil.

  14. AO operations at Gemini South

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    Marin, Eduardo; Cardwell, Andrew; Pessev, Peter

    2014-08-01

    The 8m Gemini South telescope is entering an exciting new era of AO operations, which put it at the forefront of astronomical AO in terms of both wide field AO, and extreme-AO systems. Major milestones achieved were the successful commissioning of GeMS, in 2012, and GPI, in late 2013 and early 2014. Currently we are operating two of the worlds most advanced astronomical AO systems. Gemini, running primarily in queue, must balance the promise of AO with the demands of the community to use non-AO instruments. We discuss the current state of the two AO systems, and their operational models. The preparations that go into planning each AO run, the difficulties in scheduling around non-AO instruments, and the differences between scheduling LGS AO and non-LGS AO are discussed.

  15. Priming with threatening faces modulates the self-face advantage by enhancing the other-face processing rather than suppressing the self-face processing.

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    Guan, Lili; Qi, Mingming; Li, Haijiang; Hitchman, Glenn; Yang, Juan; Liu, Yijun

    2015-05-22

    Social emotional information influences self-processing in everyday activities, but few researchers have investigated this process. The current ERP study adopted a prime paradigm to investigate how socially threatening faces impact on the self-face processing advantage. After being primed with emotional faces (happy, angry or neutral), participants judged whether the target face (self, friend, and stranger) was familiar or unfamiliar. Results showed an interaction effect between the prime face and the target face at posterior P3, suggesting that after priming with happy and neutral faces, self-faces elicited larger P3 amplitudes than friend-faces and stranger-faces; however, after priming with angry faces, the P3 amplitudes were not significantly different between self-face and friend-face. Moreover, the P3 amplitudes of self-faces did not differ between priming with angry and neutral faces; however, the P3 amplitude of both friend-faces and stranger-faces showed enhanced responses after priming with angry faces compared to priming with neutral faces. We suggest that the self-face processing advantage (self vs. friend) could be weakened by priming with threatening faces, through enhancement of the other-faces processing rather than suppression of self-faces processing in angry vs. neutral face prime. PMID:25765156

  16. Apoyo familiar en mayores institucionalizados

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    María del Mar Molero

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available os cambios sociales, eventos vitales y dificultades que acompañan al envejecimiento, pueden declinar en situaciones de soledad, y en el peor de los casos, de aislamiento. En casos de institucionalización, el efecto atenuante que tiene el apoyo familiar, puede verse incrementado ante la necesidad de hacer frente a una nueva etapa como la vejez. El objetivo de este estudio es analizar la frecuencia y el tipo de contactos familiares que mantienen en residencia, así como su grado de satisfacción al respecto. Todo ello, en una muestra de 50 personas mayores de 70 años institucionalizados, para lo cual se aplicó el Cuestionario de Evaluación de Calidad de Vida en contexto Residencial “CECAVI-R”. Así, los resultados muestran que los mayores, de edad más avanzadas, son quienes con mayor frecuencia, mantienen contactos familiares desde la residencia. Teniendo en cuenta el género, la frecuencia en los contactos familiares variaba en función de la persona que visitaba (nietos, hermanos, etc.. Y por último, el análisis de la satisfacción hacia las relaciones familiares es positivo, mostrándose los residentes más jóvenes como los menos satisfechos.

  17. Face To Face

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    Laursen, Lea Holst; Eilertzen, Freja Nissen; Repsdorph, Helene Reck; Gerelsaikhan, Gerelmaa; Otkjær, Mia Jo; Søndergaard, Ditte Klerens

    2008-01-01

    The face-to-face (F2F) strategy is a method which entails groups of so-called ‘facers’ standing in a public space trying to recruit people to the organisation and informing about the organisation’s work. In combination with the possibility of reaching large numbers of people, this technique provides a steady and ongoing flow of money, something which is vital for the NGO’s when planning future activities. In spite of ethical regulations the use of facers is a very controversial strat...

  18. The chronic patient in face of falling ill and the treatment compliance El paciente crónico frente al adolecer y la adherencia al tratamiento Paciente crônico frente ao adoecer e a aderência ao tratamento

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    Caroline de Leon Linck

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    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: It has, as its purpose, to know these patients' perceptions on the reasons that make them comply, or not, with the treatment. METHODS: Qualitative descriptive approach, with five inpatients at a Medical Clinic Unit in a university hospital in Southern Brazil. RESULTS: The data were collected in semi-structured interviews and analyzed when three themes were present: perception of the disease, importance of the therapeutics and difficulty to perform the therapeutics. CONCLUSION: It was made evident that, when complying with the treatment, there are several factors involved that add to the complexity of this issue, being related to people's behavior and their motivations, and becoming an important challenge to be overcome by the healthcare professionals.OBJETIVO: Conocer la percepción de esos pacientes sobre los motivos que los llevan a adherirse, o no, al tratamiento. MÉTODOS: En relación a la metodología, fue empleado un abordaje cualitativo y descriptivo, con cinco sujetos hospitalizados en una Unidad de Clínica Médica de un Hospital Universitario del Sur del Brasil. RESULTADOS: En cuanto a los resultados, los datos fueron recolectados a través de una entrevista semi-estructurada y analizados surgiendo tres temas: la percepción de la enfermedad; la importancia de la terapéutica y la dificultad de realización de la terapéutica. CONCLUSIÓN: Así, se evidenció que, en la adherencia al tratamiento, existe una diversidad de factores involucrados que vuelven compleja a esa cuestión, teniendo relación con el comportamiento de las personas y sus motivaciones, volviéndose un gran reto a ser enfrentado por los profesionales de salud.OBJETIVO: Conhecer a percepção desses pacientes sobre os motivos que os levam a aderir, ou não, ao tratamento. MÉTODOS: Em relação à metodologia, foi empregada uma abordagem qualitativa e descritiva, com cinco sujeitos hospitalizados em uma Unidade de Clinica Médica de um Hospital Universit

  19. Quem irá empurrar minha cadeira de rodas? A escolha do cuidador familiar do idoso

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    Sofia Cristina Iost Pavarini

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available As relações afetivas e pessoais ao longo da vida podem determinar as relações familiares no processo do envelhecer humano. Este trabalho teve por objetivo avaliar a funcionalidade familiar de idosos pertencentes a um movimento de alfabetização de adultos e identificar quem escolheriam para cuidar deles na velhice. Trata-se de um estudo descritivo e transversal, baseado nos pressupostos do método quantitativo e qualitativo de investigação. Para a avaliação da funcionalidade familiar utilizou-se o Apgar de Família proposto por SMILKSTEIN (1978 e os dados foram analisados estatisticamente segundo medidas de freqüência. Foram avaliados 93 idosos. Para a compreensão da escolha do cuidador foram realizadas entrevistas em profundidade com 9 idosos, sendo três de cada categoria do Apgar. As entrevistas foram analisadas, segundo o Modelo de Análise de Conteúdo, categoria Análise Temática proposta por BARDIN (1977.Todos os cuidados éticos que regem pesquisas com seres humanos foram respeitados. Os resultados do Apgar de família mostram que 81 idosos apresentaram boa funcionalidade familiar, 8 moderada disfunção e 4 elevada disfunção familiar. Os resultados das entrevistas mostram que, nas três categorias do Apgar, a escolha do cuidador foi a mesma no que diz respeito ao gênero (mulher, ao grau de parentesco (filha, à composição familiar (multigeracional, à história de vida e ao relacionamento. “Quem irá empurrar minha cadeira de rodas” é uma escolha determinada por valores sociais e culturais e pela história de vida de cada um. É multideterminada, multivariada e se processa ao longo da vida.

  20. Empresa familiar: un enfoque multidisciplinar

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    Josep Tapies

    2011-01-01

    El propósito de este artículo es servir de introducción al presente número especial de Universia Business Review sobre empresa familiar. En él se explica qué entendemos por empresa familiar, cuáles son las particularidades de este modelo de propiedad y gestión, y cuáles han sido las principales líneas de investigación en este campo en las últimas décadas. En él se presentan, resumen y contextualizan el resto de artículos que componen el monográfico.

  1. Capital social en empresas familiares

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    Magda Jiménez; Henri Piña Zambrano

    2011-01-01

    Este artículo está dirigido a caracterizar la dinámica de la gestión del capital social en empresas familiares ubicadas en Santa Ana de Coro, municipio Miranda del estado Falcón. Para ello se llevó a cabo un estudio de campo de tipo descriptivo, mediante el uso de la técnica de la encuesta, siendo la modalidad utilizada el cuestionario, con el interés de obtener datos e información directamente de las 08 empresas familiares que funcionan en este municipio. De esta manera se conoció que en las...

  2. El protocolo familiar mortis causa

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    Cucurull Poblet, Tatiana

    2014-01-01

    La disciplina de la empresa familiar ha dado lugar a numerosos pronunciamientos doctrinales en el ámbito del Derecho. Sin embargo, y aunque este tipo de entidades tienen un gran impacto sobre la economía de un país, no existe una legislación específica que regule sus necesidades. Este tipo de empresas se diferencian del resto, como bien indica su nombre, por su componente ¿familiar¿. Tal atribución caracteriza su esencia y peculiaridad, como, a su vez, la problemática que sufren. De ello...

  3. Estudo dos fatores que determinam a formação do capital social familiar em empresas familiares na região sul de Minas Gerais

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    Daniela Meirelles Andrade

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available No estudo aqui relatado identificaram-se os fatores que levam à formação do capital social familiar em empresas familiares. Para atingir o objetivo proposto, utilizou-se, como aporte teórico, a teoria do capital social e do capital social familiar. Para tanto, foi realizada uma pesquisa exploratória, do tipo survey, em 120 empreendimentos familiares. Aplicou-se questionário, sob a forma de entrevista, a todos os empresários. Os dados foram analisados por meio de análise fatorial. Os resultados foram apresentados em dois blocos: primeiro, a caracterização da amostra em relação ao perfil do respondente e ao perfil do empreendimento, bem como a apresentação da frequência de cada uma das assertivas; na segunda parte, foi feita a análise fatorial, após a qual foram identificados sete fatores relacionados com a formação do capital social familiar. São eles: diálogo colaborativo, rede familiar, infraestrutura moral, confiança, normas éticas, ideias próprias e canais de informação externos. O capital social familiar é solidificado por meio do diálogo colaborativo, a partir do qual é possível enraizar, na família e na empresa, as normas éticas, originando o que se chama de infraestrutura moral, quando a família e a empresa estão em sintonia interna e externa. Em um sentido contraditório, a ausência do diálogo colaborativo gera autoritarismo por parte dos dirigentes e membros da família, prevalecendo ideias próprias, as quais foram identificadas como fator contraditório à formação do capital social familiar.

  4. Face To Face

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    Robert Leckey

    2014-01-01

    This paper uses Queer theory, specifically literature on Bowers v. Hardwick, to analyze debates over legislation proposed in Quebec regarding covered faces. Queer theory sheds light on legal responses to the veil. Parliamentary debates in Quebec reconstitute the polity, notably as secular and united. The paper highlights the contradictory and unstable character of four binaries: legislative text versus social practice, act versus status, majority versus minority, and knowable versus unknowabl...

  5. A language-familiarity effect for speaker discrimination without comprehension.

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    Fleming, David; Giordano, Bruno L; Caldara, Roberto; Belin, Pascal

    2014-09-23

    The influence of language familiarity upon speaker identification is well established, to such an extent that it has been argued that "Human voice recognition depends on language ability" [Perrachione TK, Del Tufo SN, Gabrieli JDE (2011) Science 333(6042):595]. However, 7-mo-old infants discriminate speakers of their mother tongue better than they do foreign speakers [Johnson EK, Westrek E, Nazzi T, Cutler A (2011) Dev Sci 14(5):1002-1011] despite their limited speech comprehension abilities, suggesting that speaker discrimination may rely on familiarity with the sound structure of one's native language rather than the ability to comprehend speech. To test this hypothesis, we asked Chinese and English adult participants to rate speaker dissimilarity in pairs of sentences in English or Mandarin that were first time-reversed to render them unintelligible. Even in these conditions a language-familiarity effect was observed: Both Chinese and English listeners rated pairs of native-language speakers as more dissimilar than foreign-language speakers, despite their inability to understand the material. Our data indicate that the language familiarity effect is not based on comprehension but rather on familiarity with the phonology of one's native language. This effect may stem from a mechanism analogous to the "other-race" effect in face recognition. PMID:25201950

  6. Comunicación familiar

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    Antolínez Cáceres Bertha Rebeca

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    Full Text Available En el primer contacto la enfermera puede identificar algunos rasgos de la comunicación familiar, a medida que la intervención progresa podrá examinar y explorar sobre la comunicación familiar y orientar el manejo de conflictos. El análisis de la disfunción familiar inicia entonces por el análisis de la comunicación y dónde falla ésta: En el emisor, transmisor y sus causas. Luego viene la exploración del sistema familiar que aclara las reglas que mantienen y los procesos individuales que instrumentan estas reglas. Los problemas de comunicación envuelven factores emocionales: ansiedad y temores a acercarse, diferenciarse, a estar lejos, a ser heridos o a herir. La enfemera en su plan terapéutico ayudará a la familia a identificar los conflictos, a verbalizarlos reconociendo la causa y a manejarlos efectivamente a través de una mejor comunicación. El consultante además de la comunicación verbal, se expresa mediante los movimientos del cuerpo, la posición, la facies, movimientos de manos, el llanto, el silencio, entre otros. Los ejercicios son un medio facilitador para romper barreras y buscar una comunicación funcional consigo mismo, con la familia y la sociedad.

     

  7. Bullying: A influência do suporte sócio-familiar no desenvolvimento de comportamentos

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    Nunes, Ana Cláudia Simões

    2013-01-01

    Dissertação de Mestrado em Psicologia Clínica, apresentada ao ISPA - Instituto Universitário Os estudos recentes referem a existência de uma relação entre o comportamento de bullying e o suporte que os jovens recebem das suas famílias. Um ambiente familiar sentido como pouco afectivo ou demasiado rígido poderá aumentar a probabilidade da ocorrência de comportamentos agressivos. No que concerne aos factores de risco inerentes ao meio próximo, podemos identificar os seguintes o convívi...

  8. AO Psc time keeping

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    Bonnardeau, Michel

    2015-07-01

    Eleven seasons, from 2004 to 2014, of photometric monitoring of the intermediate polar AO Psc are presented and are compared with previous observations. The spin up of the white dwarf is found to be slowing down. The amplitudes of the modulated and non-modulated components of the brightness are found to have undergone a major change in 2007.

  9. Visual Personal Familiarity in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment

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    Luisa Jurjanz; Markus Donix; Amanatidis, Eva C.; Shirin Meyer; Katrin Poettrich; Thomas Huebner; Damaris Baeumler; Michael N Smolka; Vjera A. Holthoff

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    BACKGROUND: Patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment are at high risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. Besides episodic memory dysfunction they show deficits in accessing contextual knowledge that further specifies a general concept or helps to identify an object or a person. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, we investigated the neural networks associated with the perception of personal familiar faces and places in patients with amnestic m...

  10. Ambiente familiar e aprendizagem escolar em alunos da educação infantil

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    Ferreira, Susie Helena Araújo

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo desta pesquisa foi analisar as relações entre ambiente familiar e desempenho escolar na Educação Infantil. Participaram 30 crianças, com idade entre cinco e seis anos, alunas do Pré-III de uma escola pública, e um informante familiar das mesmas. Os pais responderam um questionário sobre condições socioeconômicas, educacionais, constituição familiar, e também o RAF – Inventário de Recursos do Ambiente Familiar. O desempenho escolar foi avaliado pelas habilidades de escrita dos alunos. Os resultados indicaram associação entre desempenho e recursos do ambiente familiar (RAF, especialmente brinquedos, jornais, revistas e livros e entre escolaridade materna e RAF. Constituição familiar e nível socioeconômico (NSE não se associaram ao desempenho, mas foi obtida correlação entre NSE e RAF. Conclui-se que os principais fatores associados ao desempenho escolar são a presença de objetos culturais, que podem ser propiciado pela escola, discutindo-se a necessidade desta rever certos mitos relativos às “causas familiares” do fracasso escolar

  11. Personas mayores y solidaridad familiar Personas mayores y solidaridad familiar

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    María Teresa Bazo

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Vivimos en sociedades envejecidas. El aumento de la esperanza de vida y la disminución de la fecundidad conllevan un debilitamiento de las estructuras familiares tradicionales entre las diversas generaciones. Ha aumentado la diversidad en las formas familiares, valores, normas, y costumbres. La prolongación de la vida y la coexistencia de varias generaciones permite poder detentar durante más años los diversos estatus y roles familiares. A pesar de los cambios en las relaciones familiares, de la investigación existente se desprende que la familia sigue siendo una institución social fundamental en el apoyo a las personas que lo necesitan, y en cuyo seno todavía se sigue practicando el intercambio de bienes y servicios –como el cuidado, entre otros—entre las generaciones. Es la permanencia en las sociedades contemporáneas de la solidaridad familiar intergeneracional. En ese contexto se presentan diversos resultados derivados de la investigación europea Old Age and Autonomy: The Role of Social Services System and Intergenerational Family Solidarity.Ageing is a feature of modern societies. The increase in life expectancy, together with the decrease in fertility rates in Western societies, is leading to the weakening of traditional intergenerational family structures. The diversity in family forms, values, norms, and behaviours has increased. The coexistence of several generations allows family members to maintain longer the different family statuses and roles. Despite social changes in family relations, existing research shows that the family continues to be a fundamental social institution in the support of persons in need of it. Transfers of goods and services –including care- continues to be common practice within families, showing that intergenerational family solidarity remains a feature in contemporary societies. In the paper, some of the outcomes on family transfers obtained in the context of the European research “Old Age

  12. Novelty vs. familiarity principles in preference decisions: Task-context of past experience matters

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    Hsin-I eLiao

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Our preferences are shaped by past experience in many ways, but a systematic understanding of the factors is yet to be achieved. For example, studies of the mere exposure effect show that experience with an item leads to increased liking (familiarity preference, but the exact opposite tendency is found in other studies utilizing dishabituation (novelty preference. Recently, it has been found that image category affects whether familiarity or novelty preference emerges from repeated stimulus exposure (Park, Shimojo, and Shimojo, PNAS 2010. Faces elicited familiarity preference, but natural scenes elicited novelty preference. In their task, preference judgments were made throughout all exposures, raising the question of whether the task-context during exposure was involved. We adapt their paradigm, testing if passive exposure or objective judgment task-contexts lead to different results. Results showed that after passive viewing, familiar faces were preferred, but no preference bias in either direction was found with natural scenes, or with geometric figures (control. After exposure during the objective judgment task, familiar faces were preferred, novel natural scenes were preferred, and no preference bias was found with geometric figures. The overall results replicate the segregation of preference biases across object categories and suggest that the preference for familiar faces and novel natural scenes are modulated by task-context memory at different processing levels or selection involvement. Possible underlying mechanisms of the two types of preferences are discussed.

  13. O tempo de mandato do CEO e o desempenho das empresas: Um estudo comparativo de empresas familiares e não-familiares brasileiras

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    Guilherme Tres

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available A maioria das empresas brasileiras são empresas familiares (EF. Mas EF é ainda um campo jovem de estudo, especialmente em relação ao impacto dos CEOs no desempenho das empresas. Se espera que a governança corporativa tenha um impacto positivo no desempenho das empresas, pela sua influência nas ações do CEO. No entanto, as empresas familiares são distintas das não-familiares, e um grande número de trabalhos sobre as características do CEO e desempenho, as considera indistintas. De forma a compreender esta diferença e compreender os efeitos diferenciados, usamos dados secundários de desempenho de 73 empresas brasileiras, entre 1997 e 2012, listadas na BM&F BOVESPA e dados primários coletados em questionário sobre seus CEOs. Testamos três hipóteses sobre a influência do tempo de mandato do CEO no desempenho das empresas, para empresas de controle familiar e não-familiar. Os resultados indicam que, para empresas familiares, o tempo de mandato do CEO tem relação em forma de U com o desempenho da empresa. Para empresas não-familiares, foi observado que o tempo de mandato do CEO tem influência positiva no desempenho da empresa. A governança corporativa possui efeito distinto em empresas familiares e não familiares, indicando que, para empresas não-familiares, a governança corporativa modera positivamente a relação entre o tempo de mandato do CEO e o desempenho nas empresas não-familiares.  Este artigo contribui para melhor compreender os aspectos de governança em empresas brasileiras a sua influência sobre o desempenho e o tempo de mandato dos CEOs brasileiros. Também contribui para a prática a partir de conselhos relacionados à sucessão, ao papel da governança e às atuações de curto de longo prazo de desempenho.

  14. Reformas da gestão na saúde: desafios que se colocam aos enfermeiros Reformas en la gestión de la salud: retos para los enfermeros Health management reforms: challenges faced by nurses

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    Manuela Frederico-Ferreira

    2012-12-01

    . El análisis reveló tres categorías principales: Valoración de la profesión, Carreras de Enfermería y Formación Profesional e Investigaciones. Los enfermeros creen que la profesión ni se valora ni se reconoce. Además, indican que los cambios en la carrera de enfermería derivados de la Nueva Gestión Pública no son adecuados para la práctica e imposibilitan la progresión y la remuneración justa. Los participantes destacan que la enfermería solo podrá hacer frente a estos desafíos si tiene como objetivos la autonomía y la construcción de su propio cuerpo de conocimientos. Consideramos pues relevante que se sigan realizando estudios que aborden el impacto de estos cambios en los enfermeros, y que incluyan diferentes variables. También es importante que los gestores y responsables tengan en cuenta estos resultados.A new management model has been introduced with the purpose of making public management more efficient. This has had consequences for the health services and therefore for nurses. Therefore, it was necessary to identify the challenges perceived by nurses that Nursing has to confront in the face of these changes. The present study was descriptive, using qualitative analysis techniques, based on a self-administered questionnaire. Responses were analysed using the NVivo programme. Three main categories arose from the analysis: Value of the Profession; Nursing Career, and Training and Research. Nurses consider that the profession is not valued or recognized; furthermore, they consider that changes in the nursing career resulting from the New Public Management are not appropriate to nursing practice and do not allow career progression or fair remuneration. Participants added that the only way forward is to work towards autonomy for the profession and to build a body of nursing knowledge. It is important to continue to study the impact of the reforms on nurses, including different variables. It is equally important that the results are taken into

  15. Face to Face

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    2004-01-01

    <正> 子非 1.“We know that we’ve alreadybeaten Chelsea and that we can doit again if we perform at our bestds We‘ve shown that before.They havealways been hard games againstChelsea but maybe we’ve had theDsyChlongical advantage.All runseventually have to come to an end!We will treat it as a normal game,1ike the semi-finals of the FA Cup.The good thing is that there willbe an Engllsh team 1n the semi-finals.But the negative thing isthat 1t takes a bit of the charmaway from a European CUP tie.Youexpect to Play a team from anothercountry.No matter which team doesit,they are worthy winners.Butat the moment,we have a big taskin the Quarter-finals and it’S notsure that the winners will faceReal Madrid."

  16. Capital social en empresas familiares

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    Magda Jiménez

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo está dirigido a caracterizar la dinámica de la gestión del capital social en empresas familiares ubicadas en Santa Ana de Coro, municipio Miranda del estado Falcón. Para ello se llevó a cabo un estudio de campo de tipo descriptivo, mediante el uso de la técnica de la encuesta, siendo la modalidad utilizada el cuestionario, con el interés de obtener datos e información directamente de las 08 empresas familiares que funcionan en este municipio. De esta manera se conoció que en las empresas familiares del municipio Miranda, el capital social representa significativamente una de las características conducentes a la sociabilidad y confianza entre los miembros de las familias conductoras de las organizaciones y los empleados no miembros de familia; y es precisamente esta dinámica la razón por la cual el capital social se convierte en un trascendental recurso para las empresas, permitiendo el acceso a otros recursos e impulsando la participación de todos los que hacen vida en la organización, y por ende el crecimiento y desarrollo económico se hace evidente, estimulando en los empleados el sentido de pertenencia, confianza, compromiso y reciprocidad, generando beneficios para la red de demandantes y consumidores.

  17. Apoio social na experiência do familiar cuidador Social support in the family caregiver experience

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    Ana Karina Monte Cunha Marques

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Estudo qualitativo, do tipo descritivo, objetivando conhecer a experiência de cuidar de pessoas doentes no contexto dos lares, analisando as implicações do apoio social na saúde física e emocional do familiar cuidador. Os dados foram coletados por meio da entrevista semi-estruturada junto a dezoito familiares cuidadores de pessoas com doenças crônicas. A técnica do discurso do sujeito coletivo foi utilizada para a organização dos dados. Constatou-se que todos os informantes eram do sexo feminino, com idade média de cinquenta anos, possuiam até o nível médio de escolaridade, cuidavam ininterruptamente de pessoa doente, predominando as mães com sequela de acidente vascular cerebral. Relatavam comprometimento da sua saúde relacionado ao cuidado realizado: dor na coluna, hipertensão, enxaqueca e depressão. Os discursos coletivos são sugestivos da quebra das redes sociais e da escassez de apoio, levando a pessoa a rejeitar a condição de cuidador. A sobrecarga ficou caracterizada pelo familiar cuidador perceber-se diante de inúmeras situações de enfrentamento, muitas das quais não conseguia administrar.This is a qualitative and descriptive study aiming to know the experience of taking care of sick people in the context of homes, analyzing the implications of the social support in the physical and emotional health of the family caregiver. The data had been collected by means of the semi-structured interview with 18 family caregivers of people with chronic illnesses. The technique of the Collective subject discourse was used for the organization of the data. One evidenced that all the informers were of the feminine sex, with average age of 50 years and medium instructional level. They took care uninterruptedly of sick people predominating the mothers with sequel of stroke. They reported health complications related to the care carried through: back pain, hypertension, migraine and depression. The collective speeches are

  18. A gravidez na adolescência sob a perspectiva dos familiares: compartilhando projetos de vida e cuidado El embarazo en adolescencia en la perspectiva de los familiares: compartiendo proyectos de vida y cuidado Adolescent pregnancy from a family perspective: sharing projects of life and care

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    Lucía Silva

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    Full Text Available Estudo qualitativo, que objetivou apreender o significado da gravidez da adolescente para seus familiares. Empregou-se a entrevista semi-estruturada e discurso do sujeito coletivo. A gravidez da adolescente é representada como problema a ser enfrentado com o suporte familiar. As famílias preocupam-se e se mobilizam para resolver as adversidades. Além do choque pela notícia, impotência quanto à prevenção da gravidez, conformismo, alegria e melhora no relacionamento familiar pela chegada do bebê, evidenciou-se a frustração devido à interrupção/mudança no projeto de vida familiar em relação à adolescente sem um relacionamento estável com o pai da criança. Considera-se que, ao se valorizar a perspectiva dos familiares sobre a gestação na adolescência, o cuidado profissional à adolescente grávida e à família pode se dar em parceria e sintonia com o contexto familiar e social, facilitando o enfrentamento de conflitos e reconhecendo a família como sujeito ativo nesse processo.Este estudio cualitativo tuvo por objetivo aprehender el significado del embarazo de adolescentes para los familiares, mediante entrevistas semiestructuradas y discurso del sujeto colectivo. El embarazo de la adolescente se representa como un problema a ser enfrentado con apoyo familiar. Las familias se preocupan y se movilizan para resolver las adversidades. Además del susto por la noticia, impotencia en cuanto a la prevención del embarazo, conformismo, felicidad y mejora en la relación familiar por la llegada del bebé, la frustración se evidenció debido a una interrupción/cambio en el proyecto de vida familiar por el adolescente no tener un relacionamiento estable con el padre del bebé. Consideramos que, cuando se valora la perspectiva de los familiares sobre la gestación en la adolescencia, el cuidado profesional a la adolescente embarazada y la familia puede pasar en sintonía con el contexto familiar y social, facilitando el enfrentamiento

  19. do parasita ao ecossistema

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    Balazeiro, Clementina Furtado

    2011-01-01

    A triquinose é uma zoonose parasitária, cujo agente causal, um nemátode, pertence ao género Trichinella. Foram já identificadas e caracterizadas várias espécies pertencentes a este género, como T. spiralis, T. nativa, T. britovi, T. nelsoni, T. murreli, T. pseudospiralis, T. papuae e T. zimbabwensis bem como alguns genótipos, T6, T8, T9, e T12. A triquinose é uma doença transmitida por carnivorismo entre os seus hospedeiros. No Homem, a principal fonte de infecção é o consumo de carne infecta...

  20. Identity-Specific Face Adaptation Effects: Evidence for Abstractive Face Representations

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    Hole, Graham

    2011-01-01

    The effects of selective adaptation on familiar face perception were examined. After prolonged exposure to photographs of a celebrity, participants saw a series of ambiguous morphs that were varying mixtures between the face of that person and a different celebrity. Participants judged fewer of the morphs to resemble the celebrity to which they…

  1. A dinâmica da família que coabita e cuida de um idoso dependente La dinámica de la familia que coabita y cuida de un familiar anciano dependiente The dynamics of the family that lives with and takes care of an elderly dependent relative

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    Hugo Salgueiro

    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available Associado à progressão do envelhecimento, constata-se uma diminuição de algumas capacidades funcionais e um aumento da vulnerabilidade. A dependência acaba por surgir, sendo a família a principal instituição de apoio. Parece-nos assim pertinente questionar: qual a relação entre a dinâmica familiar e o coabitar e cuidar de um familiar idoso dependente? O objectivo foi, analisar o funcionamento da família cuidadora, relacionando o nível de dependência do familiar idoso e a idade dos cuidadores com a dinâmica familiar. Desenvolveu-se um estudo correlacional e transversal, com amostra intencional constituída por 80 famílias e 143 cuidadores. Usámos uma escala de avaliação do nível de dependência aos idosos e outra de avaliação da coesão e adaptabilidade familiar (FACES III. Conclui-se que o nível de dependência do idoso não altera a coesão e adaptabilidade familiar, contudo, o grupo etário do cuidador altera a dinâmica familiar, induzindo um potencial patológico.Asociado a la progresión del envejecimiento se constata una disminución de algunas capacidades funcionales y un aumento de la vulnerabilidad. La dependencia acaba por surgir, sendo la familia la principal institución de apoyo. Nos parece así pertinente cuestionar: cual es la relación entre la dinámica familiar y el coabitar y cuidar de un familiar anciano dependiente? El objetivo fue analizar el funcionamento de la familia cuidadora, relacionando el nivel de dependencia del familiar anciano y la edad de los cuidadores con la dinamica familiar. Se desarrollo un estudio correlacional y transversal con la muestra intencional constituida por 80 familias y 143 cuidadores. Usamos una escala de avaliación de nivel de dependencia a los ancianos y otra de avaliación de la coesión y la adaptabilidad familiar (FACES III. Se concluye que el nivel de dependencia del anciano no altera la coesión y adaptabilidad familiar, con todo, el grupo etario del cuidador

  2. Corporate governance nas empresas familiares em contexto de sistemas produtivos locais

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    Braga, Alexandra; Braga, Vitor; Carvalho, Amélia

    2010-01-01

    O envolvimento de famílias em empresas é observável nas economias de todo o mundo, apesar das diferenças evidentes entre países diferentes, não só no que diz respeito à sua predominância nas economia, mas também ao tipo de envolvimento que se pode observar. Esta investigação visa compreender a gestão das empresas familiares quando comparados com os das empresas não familiares, nomeadamente em termos de corporate governance. A análise é baseada em dados secundários de estudos...

  3. How fast is famous face recognition?

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    Gladys eBarragan-Jason

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available The rapid recognition of familiar faces is crucial for social interactions. However the actual speed with which recognition can be achieved remains largely unknown as most studies have been carried out without any speed constraints. Different paradigms have been used, leading to conflicting results, and although many authors suggest that face recognition is fast, the speed of face recognition has not been directly compared to fast visual tasks. In this study, we sought to overcome these limitations. Subjects performed three tasks, a familiarity categorization task (famous faces among unknown faces, a superordinate categorization task (human faces among animal ones and a gender categorization task. All tasks were performed under speed constraints. The results show that, despite the use of speed constraints, subjects were slow when they had to categorize famous faces: minimum reaction time was 467 ms, which is 180 ms more than during superordinate categorization and 160 ms more than in the gender condition. Our results are compatible with a hierarchy of face processing from the superordinate level to the familiarity level. The processes taking place between detection and recognition need to be investigated in detail.

  4. Instant PrimeFaces starter

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    Hlavats, Ian

    2013-01-01

    Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks. Instant Primefaces Starter is a fast-paced, introductory guide designed to give you all the information you need to start using Primfaces, instantly.Instant PrimeFaces Starter is great for developers looking to get started quickly with PrimeFaces. It's assumed that you have some JSF experience already, as well as familiarity with other Java technologies such as CDI and JPA and an understanding of MVC principles, object-relational mapping (ORM),

  5. Transient inability to distinguish between faces: electrophysiologic studies.

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    Mundel, Trevor; Milton, John G; Dimitrov, Alexander; Wilson, Hugh W; Pelizzari, Charles; Uftring, Stephen; Torres, Ivan; Erickson, Robert K; Spire, Jean-Paul; Towle, Vernon L

    2003-04-01

    It is not known with certainty at which level of face processing by the cortex the distinction between a familiar and an unfamiliar face is made. Subdural electrodes were implanted under the fusiform gyrus of the right temporal lobe in a patient who developed an unusual inability to distinguish differences between faces as part of the epileptic aura ("all faces looked the same"). A cortical region located posterior to the epileptic focus was identified that exhibited a maximum evoked response to the presentation of facial images (N165), but not to objects, scenes, or character strings. Evoked potentials elicited by a variety of visual images indicated that any perturbation away from novel whole-face stimuli produced submaximal responses from this region of the right temporal lobe. Electrical stimulation of this region resulted in an impairment of face discrimination. It was found that presentation of familiar faces (grandmother, treating physician) produced a different response from that observed for novel faces. These observations demonstrate that within 165 msec of face presentation, and before the conscious precept of face familiarity has formed, this cortical region has already begun to distinguish between a familiar and an unfamiliar face.

  6. Cultura financiera en la empresa familiar

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    Antonio Duréndez Gómez-Guillamón

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available Estudios previos han demostrado que las empresas familiares son muy diferentes a las no familiares, puesto que su carácter familiar y la relación familia-empresa les imprime unos rasgos y una cultura propia que le suponen cualidades diferenciadoras. De igual forma, la identificación de una estructura financiera y una jerarquía financiera única en el caso de las empresas familiares nos conduce a plantear una investigación en torno a la existencia de una cultura financiera propia de las empresas familiares. Para ello, se ha llevado a cabo un análisis de corte transversal mediante una encuesta dirigida a una muestra representativa de 837 empresas. Los resultados confirman que el carácter de la empresa es un factor discriminante de la cultura financiera al presentar las empresas familiares un menor grado de cultura financiera que las empresas no familiares. De forma que las empresas familiares se apoyan en menor medida que las no familiares en la opinión de sus directores financieros para las decisiones gerenciales en el área de financiación, están menos informadas de las fuentes financieras alternativas a las tradicionales y la importancia que le conceden a la formación del departamento de administración y financiero es también menor.

  7. La mujer en la empresa familiar

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    Rodríguez Zapatero, M.; Rodríguez Jiménez, Magdalena

    2011-01-01

    El objetivo perseguido por el presente trabajo de investigación es llegar a un mejor entendimiento del papel que juega la mujer en la empresa familiar. Se utilizó un cuestionario contestado por ciento diecinueve mujeres, que recabó junto a información demoscópica datos relativos a quién tomó la decisión de entrar a trabajar en la empresa familiar, ventajas y desventajas de trabajar en la empresa familiar, recomendaciones a las hijas para su unión al negocio familiar y tip...

  8. Cultura financiera en la empresa familiar

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    Antonio Duréndez Gómez-Guillamón; Teresa Mariño Garrido

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    Estudios previos han demostrado que las empresas familiares son muy diferentes a las no familiares, puesto que su carácter familiar y la relación familia-empresa les imprime unos rasgos y una cultura propia que le suponen cualidades diferenciadoras. De igual forma, la identificación de una estructura financiera y una jerarquía financiera única en el caso de las empresas familiares nos conduce a plantear una investigación en torno a la existencia de una cultura financiera propia de las empresa...

  9. Parametric face alignment : generative and discriminative approaches

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    Martins, Pedro Alexandre Dias

    2012-01-01

    Esta tese aborda a correspond^encia de modelos humanos de faces deform aveis em imagens 2D. S~ao apresentadas duas abordagens diferentes: m etodos generativos e discriminativos. Os modelos generativos ou hol sticos modelam a apar^encia/textura de todos os pixeis que descrevem a face, sintetizando a apar^encia esperada (s~ao criadas vers~oes sint eticas da face alvo). Os modelos discriminativos ou baseados em partes modelam correla c~oes locais entre valores de pixeis. Esta abo...

  10. O impacto da visita de enfermagem sobre as necessidades dos familiares de pacientes de UTI

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    Rosemary Cristina Marques Simoni

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Estudo de abordagem quantitativa que teve como objetivo implantar a Visita de Enfermagem na UTI adulta e verificar e atender as principais necessidades de informação e acolhimento verbalizadas pelas famílias. Após autorização do CEP do HU-USP foi questionado aos familiares se gostariam de receber alguma informação por parte da Enfermagem. Todos os familiares quiseram receber informações do enfermeiro nas três visitas realizadas com cada família. Os temas de maior dúvida entre os familiares foram o Estado Clínico do paciente e a Alta da UTI. Verificamos que o número médio de dúvidas diminuiu da primeira para a terceira visita. A Visita de Enfermagem atendeu as principais necessidades dos familiares de informação e acolhimento, respondendo suas questões sobre o cuidado de Enfermagem prestado para o paciente. Também foi observado que as dúvidas e ansiedades dos familiares diminuíram no decorrer dos dias, enfatizando a necessidade desse contato de Enfermeiros e Familiares.

  11. O combate ao escorpionismo

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    Octavio de Magalhães

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    Full Text Available O outor estuda os processos de combate aos acidentes pelas picadas dos escorpiões, visando: a Profilaxia e b Terapêutica. Refere-se à luta nos campos e nas cidades e aqui, dentro e fora dos domicílios. Assinala os diferentes métodos para o combate a êsses artrópodos peçonhentos. Fala na luta direta, indireta, na vacinação pelo anaveneno, na propaganda pela educação racional da população contra o perigo dos acidentes. Refere-se à "cata" dos escorpiões, à luta química, ao emprêgo de animais escorpiófagos, á feitura de casas e jardins anti-escorpiões. Na primeira parte do presente trabalho o autor trata da luta química pelo d. D. T. contra os tityus bahiensis e serrulatus, concluindo que êste corpo químico é um poderoso elemento de luta contra êstes escorpiões. Na segunda parte do trabalho, o autor trata da terapêutica dos acidentes. Mostra a necessidade do emprêgo convenientemente da única terapêutica racional e eficaz contra a intoxicação escorpiônica: a soroterapia específica. Assinala a necessidade da injeção de doses maciças de um sôro de alta valência, preparado em bovídeos, para evitar o mais possível o choque anafilático, no menor tempo possível após as picadas. Aconselha o empêgo de anaveneno escorpiônico, para vacinação principalmente de crianças de baixa idade, nos lugares fortemente infestados pelos escorpiões (principalmente Tityus serrulatus, maximé quando no local não houver sôro anti-escorpiônico específico, como meio preventivo contra a gravidade das intoxicações. Cita finalmente os trabalhos recentes de Grasset, Shaasfsma e Hodgson, na África do Sul, que confirmam muitas idéias do autor e mostram a unidade universal do síndromo escorpiônico descrito no Brasil.

  12. Losing Face

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    Hugh-Jones, David; Reinstein, David

    2010-01-01

    When person A makes an offer to person B and B rejects it, then A may “lose face.” This loss of face is assumed to occur only if B knows for sure of A’s offer. While under some circumstances loss of face can be rationalized by the consequences for future reputation, it may also enter directly into the utility function. Loss of face concerns can lead to fewer offers and inefficiency in markets that involve matching, discrete transactions, and offers/proposals in both directions, su...

  13. Atitude dos Enfermeiros face ao Sistema Informatizado de Informação em Enfermagem La actitud de los enfermeros ante el Sistema Informatizado de Información de Enfermería Nurses’ Atittudes towards Information Systems in Nursing

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    Alice Paula da Cunha

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    Full Text Available Contexto: A implementação dos Sistemas informatizados de Informação em Enfermagem (SIE gerou entre os enfermeiros a necessidade de desenvolver novas competências na prestação de cuidados, no sentido de saberem utilizar uma nova aplicação informática e aderirem ao uso de uma linguagem comum entre pares, para descrever as suas práticas. Objectivos: Identificar a atitude dos enfermeiros face aos Sistemas informatizados de Informação em Enfermagem (SIE, baseados na Classificação Internacional para a Prática de Enfermagem (CIPE e seus determinantes. Método: Estudo de tipo transversal e correlacional, com uma amostra de 164 enfermeiros de cinco hospitais do país. Para avaliar a atitude dos enfermeiros foi construída uma escala, que revelou boa consistência interna (Alfa de Cronbach 0,964, com 5 factores: impacto dos SIE nos processos de trabalho; impacto dos SIE na eficácia, eficiência e financiamento dos cuidados de enfermagem; comprometimento com o novo SIE; dificuldades e expectativas proporcionadas pelo SIE; adequação do software e do serviço de apoio ao utilizador. Resultados: Sobressai uma atitude favorável dos enfermeiros face aos SIE em estudo, influenciada pela percepção dos processos de mudança nas organizações, pelo tempo de experiência com os SIE, pela formação de base, pelo grau de formação sobre CIPE, pela categoria profissional e pelo local de trabalho dos inquiridos. Conclusão: O planeamento da implementação dos SIE informatizados nas organizações de saúde, deve ser efectuado de forma a tornar o processo de mudança mais perceptível pelos utilizadores, através da formação contínua, conseguindo um maior envolvimento dos profissionais de enfermagem nesse processo de mudança.Contexto: La aplicación de los Sistemas informatizados de información de enfermería (SIE ha generado entre los enfermeros la necesidad de desarrollar nuevas competencias en la atención al enfermo, para saber c

  14. Resistirmos, a que será que se destina? A psicanálise pode ou não voltar-se sobre si mesma, face ao enigma de outros campos? We resist, what is the use of it? Can psychoanalysis turn back to itself in the face of the enigma of other fields?

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    Maria Clara Queiroz Corrêa

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    Full Text Available Toma-se o conceito de resistência - em suas diferentes modalidades na obra de Freud e em sua reconsideração, por Derrida - como um operador das condições de aproximação da psicanálise à experiência da arte. Três depoimentos de artistas e críticos permitem analisar alguns pontos em que a interpretação analítica se mostrou insuficiente para a recepção da arte, especialmente da arte contemporânea. Conclui-se, entretanto, com a retomada de importantes perspectivas conceituais da própria psicanálise, que levariam seu saber a uma convergência com o que o campo das artes afirma, através da voz de seus críticos e artistas, e das obras produzidas.We resist, what end does it serve? Can psychoanalysis turn back to itself in face of the enigma of other fields? The article addresses the concept of resistance - in its different modalities found in Freud's work and in its reconsideration by Derrida - as an mediator for the approximation between psychoanalysis and the experience of art. Three testimonies by artists and critics expose some points where the analytical interpretation may be an insufficient receptor for the achievements of art, specially in its contemporaneous version. However, the author concludes with the renewal of important conceptual perspectives of psychoanalysis itself, that would take its knowledge to a convergence with the art's statement, according to artists and critics, and the resulting works.

  15. A formação profissional frente aos desafios da intervenção e das atuais configurações do ensino público, privado e a distância The professional background facing the challenges of both intervention and configurations of public, private and distance education

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    Yolanda Guerra

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    Full Text Available A crise atual do capital, com suas novas e antigas determinações, impõe metamorfoses ao mundo do trabalho, o que exige um perfil de profissional funcional a essa etapa do capitalismo. Parto da hipótese de que as atuais configurações do ensino respondem às exigências da atual fase do capitalismo e se orienta pelas demandas do mercado de trabalho. Nesta direção, a formação profissional tem um duplo desafio: desvelar e enfrentar a crise do capital e nela as diversas formas de precarização das relações e condições de trabalho, flexibilização dos direitos e focalização das políticas sociais, que, como parte da mesma racionalidade, se expressam e condicionam exercício e formação profissionais.The current crisis of the capital, together with its new and old determinations, demands metamorphoses from the world of work, which requires a professional profile that serves to this phase of capitalism. My hypothesis is that the current configurations of education are adequate to the demands of the present phase of capitalism, and that such education is guided by the requirements of the labor market. So, the professional background has a double challenge: to unveil and to face the crisis of the capital, as well as the several ways making the working relations and conditions precarious, the flexibility of rights and the emphasis of the social policies that, as a part of the same reasoning, express and influence the professional activity and background.

  16. Misaligned and Polarity-Reversed Faces Determine Face-specific Capacity Limits

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    Thoma, Volker; Ward, Neil; de Fockert, Jan W.

    2016-01-01

    Previous research using flanker paradigms suggests that peripheral distracter faces are automatically processed when participants have to classify a single central familiar target face. These distracter interference effects disappear when the central task contains additional anonymous (non-target) faces that load the search for the face target, but not when the central task contains additional non-face stimuli, suggesting there are face-specific capacity limits in visual processing. Here we tested whether manipulating the format of non-target faces in the search task affected face-specific capacity limits. Experiment 1 replicated earlier findings that a distracter face is processed even in high load conditions when participants looked for a target name of a famous person among additional names (non-targets) in a central search array. Two further experiments show that when targets and non-targets were faces (instead of names), however, distracter interference was eliminated under high load—adding non-target faces to the search array exhausted processing capacity for peripheral faces. The novel finding was that replacing non-target faces with images that consisted of two horizontally misaligned face-parts reduced distracter processing. Similar results were found when the polarity of a non-target face image was reversed. These results indicate that face-specific capacity limits are not determined by the configural properties of face processing, but by face parts. PMID:27729889

  17. A Re-significação do Corpo pela Educação Física Escolar, Face ao Estereótipo de Corpo Ideal Construído na Contemporaneidade Redefining the body through physical education at school, in face of the ideal body stereotype constructed in contemporary society La Re-significación del cuerpo por la educación física escolar, de frente al estereotipo de cuerpo ideal construido actualmente

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    Full Text Available O presente artigo, de cunho interpretativo, apresenta uma reflexão acerca do papel da Educação Física Escolar na re-significação do corpo, face ao estereótipo construído na contemporaneidade. Recorre-se, às contribuições de alguns estudiosos do corpo, em especial, Le Breton, e de algumas idéias de sociólogos como Durkheim e Foucault e do antropólogo Mauss. Aborda-se, também, reflexivamente a questão do corpo, no “fazer” Educação Física, onde o professor e os alunos reúnem possibilidades de re-signifi cação do corpo pela conscientização, superando a fragmentação e propondo a interdisciplinaridade na sua constituição. A reflexão exige, portanto, o reconhecimento da realidade da prática pedagógica da Educação Física na escola, enquanto espaço social emancipatório e não apenas mero reprodutor de práticas a-críticas. PALAVRAS-CHAVE: corpo – contemporaneidade – re-signifi cação – mídia – Educação Física Escolar. This interpretative article presents a reflection on the role of school physical education in resignifying the body in the face of the stereotyped body created in contemporary times. It makes reference to the contributions from body researchers, especially Le Breton, and to ideas from sociologists such as Durkheim and Foucault and anthropologists such as Mauss. It also refl ects upon the body issue in physical education practices in which teacher and students both hold body resignifying possibilities through an awareness process that helps to overcome fragmentation and proposes interdisciplinarity as a key element. This refl ection demands that the reality of pedagogical practices be recognized in school physical education as a freeing social space, and not as a mere emulator of non-critical practices. KEYWORDS: body – contemporary times – resignification – media – School Physical Education. El presente artículo, de carácter interpretativo, presenta una reflexión sobre

  18. VIOLENCIA FAMILIAR Y MALTRATO INFANTIL

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    María Inés Bringiotti

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo analiza las implicaciones del concepto "familia" señalando la multiplicidad de fenómenos y situaciones incluidos en el mismo. Su elucidación permitirá determinar los diversos tipos de familia y de riesgo que podemos encontrar en nuestro trabajo cotidiano. La evolución de ese concepto está directamente influida por las determinantes socioestructurales y culturales que en cada momento histórico contextualizan a los sujetos, así como las posibles situaciones de riesgo que deben enfrentar y los recursos con los que cuentan. Se analiza la influencia de las representaciones acerca de cómo debe ser una familia, en la actualidad las familias presentan diferentes formas o estructuras y ello no implica el cumplimiento o no de sus funciones. Esto permitirá establecer adecuadamente las diferentes estrategias de prevención y abordaje aplicables a cada situación. Se ejemplificará concretamente con situaciones problemáticas relacionados a los casos de violencia familiar y maltrato infantil, concretamente con la negligencia y el abuso sexual infantil.

  19. Discapacidad: paternidad y cambios familiares

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    Patricia Ortega

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available La comprensión y la imagen social de la discapacidad hace que las personas afectadas por ella sean desplazadasde la participación en diferentes ámbitos de la vida cotidiana. Consecuentemente, surgen cambios en las relaciones que los varones tienen con sus hijos(as con discapacidad, lo cual puede modificar el ejercicio y vivencia de la paternidad. En este trabajo se identificaron las características del ejercicio de la paternidad en cierto tipo de familias.Participaron varones de diferente edad, nivel socioeconómico y escolaridad, pertenecientes a un grupo de padres que llevan a sus hijos(as a escuelas de educación especial. Se utilizó una metodología cualitativa realizando entrevistas semiestructuradas.Los resultados de las entrevistas se analizaroncon base en el eje “Ser padre de un hijo(a con discapacidad”.Los hallazgos encontrados mostraron que dichos padres son un grupo de varones que requieren ser estudiados, porque algunas veces se identifican como uncírculo diferente a aquellos padres de niños normales. Algunos señalan que no es un problema, otros lo vincularon, por un lado, con una situación problemática debido a las implicaciones sociales y, por otro, por cuestiones religiosas. Se evidenciaron cambios familiares en la vivencia de la paternidad basados en juicios de valor y en conceptos de normalidad y anormalidad.

  20. Vivencia de los cuidadores familiares de adultos mayores que sufren depresión Vivência dos cuidadores familiares de idosos que sofrem depressão The experience of family caregivers of older people with depression

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    Luz Angélica Muñoz González

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    Full Text Available La investigación tuvo como objetivo comprender cómo los cuidadores familiares vivencian la depresión de los adultos mayores, en su contexto cultural. Se realizó un estudio cualitativo de trayectoria etnográfica utilizando el referencial de Spradley. El universo cultural se constituyó con familiares, quienes ejercían el rol de cuidador, obteniéndose su participación a través de consentimiento informado. La enfermedad es percibida por los cuidadores como una limitación profunda en la calidad de vida del anciano, sumando soledad, tristeza y dolor. Los sentimientos de los pacientes deprimidos se hacen extensivos a los cuidadores, quienes también corren el riesgo de deprimirse. Las responsabilidades propias del cuidado también generan en los cuidadores sentimientos de culpa, lo cual los expone a un mayor grado de sufrimiento. Los familiares reconocen las formas de inicio de la enfermedad, sus atributos, las formas de tratamiento, y el estigma social asociado a la enfermedad mental y su rol fundamental de apoyo y cuidado en la recuperación.O objetivo da pesquisa foi compreender como os cuidadores familiares vivenciam a depressão dos idosos, no seu contexto cultural. Realizou-se um estudo qualitativo de trajetória etnográfica, utilizando-se o referencial de Spradley. O universo cultural constituiu-se de familiares que exerciam o papel de cuidador, obtendo-se sua participação através de consentimento informado. A doença é percebida pelos cuidadores como uma limitação profunda no seu modo de vida, com solidão, tristeza e dó. Os sentimentos dos pacientes deprimidos extendem-se aos cuidadores, e estes tem também o risco de tornarem-se deprimidos. As responsabilidades próprias do cuidado geram nos cuidadores sentimentos de culpa que produzem mais sofrimento. Os familiares reconhecem o início da doença, seus atributos, as formas de tratamento e o estigma social associado à doença mental, e seu papel fundamental de apoio e de

  1. Facial Memory: The Role of the Pre-Existing Knowledge in Face Processing and Recognition

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    Alejandro J. Estudillo

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Faces are visual stimuli full of information. Depending upon the familiarity with a face, the information we can extract will differ, so the more familiarity with a face, the more information that can be extracted from it. The present article reviews the role that pre-existing knowledge of a face has in its processing. Here, we focus on behavioral, electrophysiological and neuroimaging evidence. The influence of familiarity in early stages (attention, perception and working memory and in later stages (pre-semantic and semantic knowledge of the processing are discussed. The differences in brain anatomy for familiar and unfamiliar faces are also considered. As it will be shown, experimental data seems to support that familiarity can affect even the earliest stages of the recognition.

  2. Familiarity and Aptness in Metaphor Comprehension.

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    Damerall, Alison Whiteford; Kellogg, Ronald T

    2016-01-01

    The career of metaphor hypothesis suggests that novel metaphors are understood through a search for shared features between the topic and vehicle, but with repeated exposure, the figurative meaning is understood directly as a new category is established. The categorization hypothesis argues that instead good or apt metaphors are understood through a categorization process, whether or not they are familiar. Only poor metaphors ever invoke a literal comparison. In Experiment 1, with aptness equated, we found that high familiarity speeded comprehension time over low-familiarity metaphors. In Experiment 2a, providing a literal prime failed to facilitate interpretation of low-familiarity metaphors, contrary to the career of metaphor hypothesis. In Experiment 2b, with familiarity equated, high- and low-aptness metaphors did not differ, contrary to the categorization hypothesis.

  3. Familiarity and Aptness in Metaphor Comprehension.

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    Damerall, Alison Whiteford; Kellogg, Ronald T

    2016-01-01

    The career of metaphor hypothesis suggests that novel metaphors are understood through a search for shared features between the topic and vehicle, but with repeated exposure, the figurative meaning is understood directly as a new category is established. The categorization hypothesis argues that instead good or apt metaphors are understood through a categorization process, whether or not they are familiar. Only poor metaphors ever invoke a literal comparison. In Experiment 1, with aptness equated, we found that high familiarity speeded comprehension time over low-familiarity metaphors. In Experiment 2a, providing a literal prime failed to facilitate interpretation of low-familiarity metaphors, contrary to the career of metaphor hypothesis. In Experiment 2b, with familiarity equated, high- and low-aptness metaphors did not differ, contrary to the categorization hypothesis. PMID:27029106

  4. Distress do paciente oncológico: prevalência e fatores associados na opinião de familiares

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    Karla Alexsandra de Albuquerque

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo verificou a prevalência e fatores associados ao distress de pacientes oncológicos, na opinião de familiares. Foram entrevistados 140 familiares responsáveis pelo cuidado de pacientes com câncer. O Termômetro de Distress foi adaptado para uso em familiares. Estes consideraram que 72,9% dos pacientes estavam com distress relacionado a preocupações (80,4%, nervosismo (78,4%, tristeza (74,5%, dor (67,6%, fadiga (67,6% e problemas com alimentação (57,8%. Modelos de regressão logística hierárquica mostraram que, enquanto familiares do sexo masculino (OR=0,025 e idades mais avançadas (OR=0,006 a 0,059 tiveram menor risco de perceber o distress, indivíduos protestantes, comparados a católicos, tiveram chance 12,77 vezes maior de percebê-lo. Quanto aos fatores associados, nervosismo (OR=10,8 contribuiu significativamente mais com a percepção de distress pelos familiares quando comparado a fadiga (OR=3,38 ou ter plano de saúde privado (OR=2,55. Familiares podem ser grandes aliados na avaliação e acompanhamento do distress de pacientes com câncer.

  5. Recognizing face identity from natural and morphed smiles.

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    Lander, Karen; Chuang, Lewis; Wickham, Lee

    2006-05-01

    It is easier to identify a degraded familiar face when it is shown moving (smiling, talking; nonrigid motion), than when it is displayed as a static image (Knight & Johnston, 1997; Lander, Christie, & Bruce, 1999). Here we explore the theoretical underpinnings of the moving face recognition advantage. In Experiment 1 we show that the identification of personally familiar faces when shown naturally smiling is significantly better than when the person is shown artificially smiling (morphed motion), as a single static neutral image or as a single static smiling image. In Experiment 2 we demonstrate that speeding up the motion significantly impairs the recognition of identity from natural smiles, but has little effect on morphed smiles. We conclude that the recognition advantage for face motion does not reflect a general benefit for motion, but suggests that, for familiar faces, information about their characteristic motion is stored in memory. PMID:16608747

  6. Reading faces and Facing words

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    Robotham, Julia Emma; Lindegaard, Martin Weis; Delfi, Tzvetelina Shentova;

    It has long been argued that perceptual processing of faces and words is largely independent, highly specialised and strongly lateralised. Studies of patients with either pure alexia or prosopagnosia have strongly contributed to this view. The aim of our study was to investigate how visual...... perception of faces and words is affected by unilateral posterior stroke. Two patients with lesions in their dominant hemisphere and two with lesions in their non-dominant hemisphere were tested on sensitive tests of face and word perception during the stable phase of recovery. Despite all patients having...... unilateral lesions, we found no patient with a selective deficit in either reading or face processing. Rather, the patients showing a deficit in processing either words or faces were also impaired with the other category. One patient performed within the normal range on all tasks. In addition, all patients...

  7. LIVING WITH THE PSYCHOTIC IN THE FAMILIAR POINT OF VIEW

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    Leila Mariza Hildebrandt

    2004-04-01

    Full Text Available A lot of people live situations of mental sickness, from psychotic character, that can cause sufferingboth for the sick and his family. We believe that try this situation means to live with limitations and wearings in thefamiliar everyday, what makes difficult the living with the psychotic person. Considering these aspects, thisresearch has the purpose of knowing the familiar perception about his living with a psychotic bearer person. It isabout a qualitative, explorative and descriptive study, developed in a northwest city of Rio Grande do Sul state,called Ijuí. The people of the investigation are composed of five psychotic’s parents, which frequent the socioterapygroup in Gloria district. The information collection happened trough open interviews, recorded and wrote out at all.The analysis of the obtained data followed MINAYO’s (2002 methodological proposition. By the containedinformation in the stud’s social actor’s declarations, emerged three thematic with a similar nucleus of thoughts. Onfirst thematic, we discussed about the difficulties faced by the familiars in the living with the psychotic in themoment he has the acute symptoms. On the second thematic, we talked about the medical question as bring atherapeutic element that helps the mental sick to keep stable., becoming better the familiars life. The third thematicshows the family conception about mental sickness. With this research we concluded that the living with a mentalsick person is taxing for the familiar and, sometimes, there are difficulties to understand the symptoms showed bythe sick person. Besides that, the family considers the medication one of the most important possibilities ofintervention in the psychotic’s therapy, what is reinforced by the health team that leads with these people.

  8. Song Recognition without Identification: When People Cannot "Name that Tune" but Can Recognize It as Familiar

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    Kostic, Bogdan; Cleary, Anne M.

    2009-01-01

    Recognition without identification (RWI) is a common day-to-day experience (as when recognizing a face or a tune as familiar without being able to identify the person or the song). It is also a well-established laboratory-based empirical phenomenon: When identification of recognition test items is prevented, participants can discriminate between…

  9. Cognitive and anatomical underpinnings of the conceptual knowledge for common objects and familiar people: a repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation study.

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    Campanella, Fabio; Fabbro, Franco; Urgesi, Cosimo

    2013-01-01

    Several studies have addressed the issue of how knowledge of common objects is organized in the brain, whereas the cognitive and anatomical underpinnings of familiar people knowledge have been less explored. Here we applied repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) over the left and right temporal poles before asking healthy individuals to perform a speeded word-to-picture matching task using familiar people and common objects as stimuli. We manipulated two widely used semantic variables, namely the semantic distance and the familiarity of stimuli, to assess whether the semantic organization of familiar people knowledge is similar to that of common objects. For both objects and faces we reliably found semantic distance and familiarity effects, with less accurate and slower responses for stimulus pairs that were more closely related and less familiar. However, the effects of semantic variables differed across categories, with semantic distance effects larger for objects and familiarity effects larger for faces, suggesting that objects and faces might share a partially comparable organization of their semantic representations. The application of rTMS to the left temporal pole modulated, for both categories, semantic distance, but not familiarity effects, revealing that accessing object and face concepts might rely on overlapping processes within left anterior temporal regions. Crucially, rTMS of the left temporal pole affected only the recognition of pairs of stimuli that could be discriminated at specific levels of categorization (e.g., two kitchen tools or two famous persons), with no effect for discriminations at either superordinate or individual levels. Conversely, rTMS of the right temporal pole induced an overall slowing of reaction times that positively correlated with the visual similarity of the stimuli, suggesting a more perceptual rather than semantic role of the right anterior temporal regions. Results are discussed in the light of current

  10. Face Forward

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    Last November, surgeons in France successfully performed the world's first face transplant surgery. Ten days later, Chen Huanran in Beijing began soliciting patients who were ready to accept a face transplant, searching for China's first such patient through an advertisement on his website and other channels. Chen, chief orthopedic surgeon at the Plastic Surgery Hospital under the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, has conducted more than 300 transsexual operations and was considered one of the top com...

  11. Electrophysiological correlates of face-evoked person knowledge.

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    Taylor, JohnMark; Shehzad, Zarrar; McCarthy, Gregory

    2016-07-01

    Face recognition includes identifying a face as perceptually familiar and recollecting biographical information, or person-knowledge, associated with the face. The majority of studies examining the neural basis of face recognition have confounded these stages by comparing brain responses evoked by novel and perceptually familiar famous faces. Here, we recorded EEG in two tasks in which subjects viewed two sets of faces that were equally perceptually familiar, but which had differing levels of associated person-knowledge. Our results dissociated the effects of person-knowledge from perceptual familiarity. Faces with associated biographical information elicited a larger ∼600ms centroparietal positivity in both a passive viewing task in which subjects viewed faces without explicitly responding, and an active question-answering task in which subjects indicated whether or not they knew particular facts about the faces. In the question task only, person-knowledge was associated with a negative ERP difference over right posterior scalp over the 170-450ms interval which appeared again at long latency (>900ms).

  12. Enfermedad de Alzheimer: estructura y dinámica familiar

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    Juan Antonio Álvarez-Ormazábal

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Esta investigación se ha centrado en el estudio de la estructura y dinámica de familias que conviven con un miembro diagnosticado de enfermedad de Alzheimer. El interés en los cambios durante el ciclo de vida y el estudio en el área de la psicología familiar han llevado consigo la creación de nuevos instrumentos cuyo propósito es obtener una mejor comprensión de los fenómenos sistémicos. Uno de estos es la cuarta versión del cuestionario creado por Olson, Gorall y Tiesel (2006: FACES IV, un test cuyo propósito es evaluar la cohesión y adaptabilidad familiar. La investigación se basó en dos objetivos centrales: uno fue examinar las propiedades psicométricas de una versión traducida del FACES-IV. La otra fue observar hasta qué punto la enfermedad influyó en la cohesión y adaptabilidad de la familia en función de su estructura y tipo. Estos objetivos se llevaron a cabo administrando el test a 135 familiares provenientes de 69 familias. Las propiedades psicométricas pusieron de manifiesto la falta de validez en las escalas desequilibradas, pero satisfactorias en las escalas de cohesión y flexibilidad. Los datos no se ajustaron al modelo de Olson. Se observó que el diagnóstico de la enfermedad de Alzheimer afecta la cohesión de la familia, a la satisfacción y al funcionamiento general, de acuerdo con el tipo de la familia y el cuidador

  13. Terapia familiar en los trastornos de personalidad

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    Laura Rodríguez Moya; José Carlos Peláez

    2013-01-01

    La enfermedad mental afecta no solo al paciente sino también a su familia, dificulta la comunicación intrafamiliar, puede generar patologías adicionales en los familiares y todo ello empeorar la evolución del trastorno. Las terapias familiares de tipo psicoeducativo mejoran el pronóstico de la enfermedad y además previenen la aparición de otros trastornos en los familiares. Los elementos más importantes de estas intervenciones son la psicoeducación sobre el trastorno, el re-establecimiento de...

  14. Atitudes dos residentes face a festivais de música

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    Gomes, José Manuel Mano da Silva

    2013-01-01

    O principal objetivo deste projeto de investigação é analisar o apoio dos residentes da cidade de Barcelos face ao evento Milhões de Festa. A satisfação do objetivo referido implicou a realização de uma reflexão teórica, a partir de uma pesquisa bibliográfica focada no conceito de evento, nas perceções e atitudes dos residentes face aos eventos e nos fatores que influenciam a atitude dos residentes face aos eventos. Com base nesta reflexão teórica foi possível desenvolver um...

  15. Faces in Context: Does Face Perception Depend on the Orientation of the Visual Scene?

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    Taubert, Jessica; van Golde, Celine; Verstraten, Frans A J

    2016-10-01

    The mechanisms held responsible for familiar face recognition are thought to be orientation dependent; inverted faces are more difficult to recognize than their upright counterparts. Although this effect of inversion has been investigated extensively, researchers have typically sliced faces from photographs and presented them in isolation. As such, it is not known whether the perceived orientation of a face is inherited from the visual scene in which it appears. Here, we address this question by measuring performance in a simultaneous same-different task while manipulating both the orientation of the faces and the scene. We found that the face inversion effect survived scene inversion. Nonetheless, an improvement in performance when the scene was upside down suggests that sensitivity to identity increased when the faces were more easily segmented from the scene. Thus, while these data identify congruency with the visual environment as a contributing factor in recognition performance, they imply different mechanisms operate on upright and inverted faces.

  16. Face Processing & Frontal Face Verification

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    Sanderson, Conrad

    2003-01-01

    In this report we first review important publications in the field of face recognition; geometric features, templates, Principal Component Analysis (PCA), pseudo-2D Hidden Markov Models, Elastic Graph Matching, as well as other points are covered; important issues, such as the effects of an illumination direction change and the use of different face areas, are also covered. A new feature set (termed DCT-mod2) is then proposed; the feature set utilizes polynomial coefficients derived from 2D D...

  17. Automatization and familiarity in repeated checking

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    Dek, Eliane C P; van den Hout, Marcel A.; Giele, Catharina L.; Engelhard, Iris M.

    2014-01-01

    Repeated checking paradoxically increases memory uncertainty. This study investigated the underlying mechanism of this effect. We hypothesized that as a result of repeated checking, familiarity with stimuli increases, and automatization of the checking procedure occurs, which should result in decrea

  18. Produtores familiares e estratégias ligadas à terra

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    Antonio Lázaro Sant'Ana

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available A manutenção e/ou a ampliação da terra compõem o eixo central em torno do qual os produtores familiares organizam sua vida e seu trabalho. Este artigo analisa as estratégias desses produtores em relação à divisão de herança e à sucessão, e as formas que utilizam para aquisição de novas áreas. O levantamento das características das famílias e da propriedade foi realizado por meio de um questionário aplicado junto a 89 produtores familiares de três municípios da mesorregião de São José do Rio Preto (SP. Posteriormente foi entrevistado um terço dos produtores de cada município que havia respondido ao questionário. A análise das estratégias fundiárias mostrou uma grande diversidade na forma de partilhar a herança e de conduzir a sucessão, sendo que ambos os processos são apoiados, basicamente, em regras tradicionais, embora mantenham uma fachada de adequação às normas legais. Quanto às estratégias de aquisição de mais terras, observou-se que os produtores são capazes de organizar complexas formas de capitalização, centradas em maiores esforços no trabalho e na contenção de gastos, além da utilização de políticas públicas favoráveis e de práticas costumeiras. Os arranjos intra-familiares e as formas de cooperação ligadas ao parentesco mais amplo também se mostraram importantes para a ampliação da propriedade.The maintenance and/or expansion of land form the central axle along which family farming organize their livelihood and work.. This paper analyzes these producers' strategies that are related to division of inheritance and succession, and the forms of acquisition of new areas. The survey on the characteristics of families and property was carried out by a questionnaire in 89 familiar producers of three cities of São José do Rio Preto (SP region. Next, one third of those answering the questionnaire were interviewed in the same cities. The analysis of agrarian strategies showed a great

  19. Does product familiarity matter for participation?

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    Fuchs-Schündeln, Nicola; Haliassos, Michael

    2014-01-01

    Regulation of investor access to financial products is often based on product familiarity indicated by previous use. The underlying premise that lack of familiarity with a product class causes unwarranted participation is difficult to test. This paper uses household-level data from the 'experiment' of German reunification that (exogenously) offered to East Germans access to capitalist products (exogenously) unfamiliar to them. We compare the evolution of post-unification participation of form...

  20. Protocolos familiares en las empresas asturianas

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    Menéndez-Requejo, Susana

    2006-01-01

    El objetivo de este artículo es presentar las características generales de los Protocolos Familiares desarrollados por las empresas asturianas que han participado por primera vez en el Programa de Ayudas para su implantación (2005). Se resumen los principales acuerdos relativos a trabajo de familiares en las empresas, organización de la propiedad y gobierno corporativo, así como sus principios y valores.

  1. A Qualitative Impairment in Face Perception in Alzheimer's Disease: Evidence from a Reduced Face Inversion Effect.

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    Lavallée, Marie Maxime; Gandini, Delphine; Rouleau, Isabelle; Vallet, Guillaume T; Joannette, Maude; Kergoat, Marie-Jeanne; Busigny, Thomas; Rossion, Bruno; Joubert, Sven

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    Prevalent face recognition difficulties in Alzheimer's disease (AD) have typically been attributed to the underlying episodic and semantic memory impairment. The aim of the current study was to determine if AD patients are also impaired at the perceptual level for faces, more specifically at extracting a visual representation of an individual face. To address this question, we investigated the matching of simultaneously presented individual faces and of other nonface familiar shapes (cars), at both upright and inverted orientation, in a group of mild AD patients and in a group of healthy older controls matched for age and education. AD patients showed a reduced inversion effect (i.e., larger performance for upright than inverted stimuli) for faces, but not for cars, both in terms of error rates and response times. While healthy participants showed a much larger decrease in performance for faces than for cars with inversion, the inversion effect did not differ significantly for faces and cars in AD. This abnormal inversion effect for faces was observed in a large subset of individual patients with AD. These results suggest that AD patients have deficits in higher-level visual processes, more specifically at perceiving individual faces, a function that relies on holistic representations specific to upright face stimuli. These deficits, combined with their memory impairment, may contribute to the difficulties in recognizing familiar people that are often reported in patients suffering from the disease and by their caregivers. PMID:26967217

  2. Face diarization

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    Salinas Ventalló, Xènia

    2015-01-01

    [ANGLÈS] The Face Diarization project is a comparative analysis between two methods already developed. This project aims to determine if, using this procedure, the video sequence scenes limits can be determined. For face detection a 69.78% recall and a 65.78% precision are achieved. Using the LBPH classification system a 74.34% of detections are correctly classified; while, using the system algorithm that also considers the cloth, a 62.57% are classified. For the scenes separation system, usi...

  3. Face pain

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    ... begin in other places in the body. Abscessed tooth (ongoing throbbing pain on one side of the lower face that ... chap 18. Digre KB. Headaches and other head pain. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman's Cecil Medicine . 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap ...

  4. El clima familiar como factor determinante en la conformación de la empresa familiar

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    Carrasco Martínez, Antonio; Olaz Capitán, Ángel José; Ortíz García, Pilar

    2013-01-01

    En la actualidad la empresa familiar se enfrenta a la necesidad de optimizar su funcionamiento y alcanzar su máxima eficiencia organizativa. Los recursos con los que cuenta la empresa para llevar a cabo este cometido, siempre complejo por definición, son susceptibles de convertirse en una oportunidad en las empresas familiares. En este sentido, los recursos familiares, tales como el grado de cohesión interno y el compromiso tienen su traducción en el clima familiar. Este ...

  5. Internal versus external features in triggering the brain waveforms for conjunction and feature faces in recognition.

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    Nie, Aiqing; Jiang, Jingguo; Fu, Qiao

    2014-08-20

    Previous research has found that conjunction faces (whose internal features, e.g. eyes, nose, and mouth, and external features, e.g. hairstyle and ears, are from separate studied faces) and feature faces (partial features of these are studied) can produce higher false alarms than both old and new faces (i.e. those that are exactly the same as the studied faces and those that have not been previously presented) in recognition. The event-related potentials (ERPs) that relate to conjunction and feature faces at recognition, however, have not been described as yet; in addition, the contributions of different facial features toward ERPs have not been differentiated. To address these issues, the present study compared the ERPs elicited by old faces, conjunction faces (the internal and the external features were from two studied faces), old internal feature faces (whose internal features were studied), and old external feature faces (whose external features were studied) with those of new faces separately. The results showed that old faces not only elicited an early familiarity-related FN400, but a more anterior distributed late old/new effect that reflected recollection. Conjunction faces evoked similar late brain waveforms as old internal feature faces, but not to old external feature faces. These results suggest that, at recognition, old faces hold higher familiarity than compound faces in the profiles of ERPs and internal facial features are more crucial than external ones in triggering the brain waveforms that are characterized as reflecting the result of familiarity. PMID:25003951

  6. Os desafios da empresa familiar para o contador moderno

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    Oldoni Pedro Floriani

    2002-03-01

    Full Text Available De uma figura já completamente ultrapassada, caduca, a prática contábil embasada no princípio secular das partidas dobradas e na visão do "guarda livros" como controlador das contas de uma empresa, já é história que deverá ficar gravada como o berço desta grande e complexa profissão. O contador é, hoje, chamado a desempenhar uma nova, importante e nobre função que se confunde com as lides de um controller empresarial, de elevado status na hierarquia organizacional. Paralelamente a essa mudança de arraigados paradigmas, a empresa familiar entrou no século 21 ainda enfrentando seu pesado fardo - o processo sucessório - que a leva, não raro, a fenecer antes do tempo, interrompendo às vezes tempestivamente uma trilha histórica de sucesso, em decorrência dos conflitos que surgem no seio da família empresária. Onde pode haver uma correlação entre estes dois aspectos? Tal questão tem uma resposta muito simples: um expressivo volume de empresas familiares é do tipo micro ou pequena organização e nestas a figura do contador é cada vez mais relevante, como assessor especial no processo gestor. Parte desta grande premissa o desenvolvimento deste trabalho, cujo escopo é expor e entender quais são os desafios do contador moderno, principalmente quando observado em seu trabalho junto às empresas familiares, independentemente de qual seja o porte destas. Busca-se, através do desenvolvimento teórico do tema contábil com base em autores tradicionais, a exposição dos principais pontos nevrálgicos do âmbito desta ciência e sua aplicabilidade na organização empresarial familiar. Como parte do embasamento e para facilitar a compreensão do leitor, dá-se forma e conteúdo ao desenvolvimento histórico dos elementos família e empresa, bem como se delineiam princípios básicos e fundamentais da contabilidade como uma antiga ciência com roupagem renovada. É nesta seara que a figura do contador moderno irá entrar, se

  7. Categorical perception for unfamiliar faces. The effect of covert and overt face learning.

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    Kikutani, M; Roberson, D; Hanley, J R

    2010-06-01

    Robust findings show that categorical perception (CP) occurs in identification of familiar faces. CP has also been observed for unfamiliar morphed faces after sufficient learning of the original, unmorphed faces has taken place. We previously suggested that CP arises when the activation of inconsistent visual and verbal representations creates a conflict between perceptual and category information. In the present study, we conducted two experiments in which the endpoint faces of an unfamiliar morphed continuum were presented in either a covert training regime (famous vs. nonfamous judgments) or an overt training regime (previously seen vs. unseen judgments). In both experiments, participants' reaction times to repeated targets decreased relative to reaction times to control items during training. After overt training, CP was observed for the previously unfamiliar faces. No CP was observed for covertly trained faces. We conclude that individual faces must be explicitly categorized before CP can be established for the morphed continuum between them. PMID:20483817

  8. Dilemas de pais e filhos no processo sucessório de empresas familiares

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    José Elias Flores Jr.

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Com o objetivo geral de destacar e analisar a vivência de dilemas de pais e filhos no que concerne ao processo sucessório em empresas familiares, desenvolveu-se pesquisa exploratória de orientação qualitativa a partir do pressuposto de que esses dilemas tenham papel determinante no planejamento (ou falta dele, execução e desfecho do processo sucessório, no futuro da empresa familiar e em suas chances de continuidade. No trabalho, buscou-se aliar o suporte teórico oferecido pela abordagem aplicada às empresas familiares às ideias de Bauman (2007a; 2007b; 2008 sobre a liquidez da existência e ao campo empírico referente a organizações com essas características, de um segmento específico de serviços. A coleta de dados deu-se por meio da realização de entrevistas individuais semiestruturadas que somaram um total de 12 sujeitos - cinco pais-sucedidos e sete filhos-sucessores -, todos eles atuantes em cinco pequenas e médias empresas familiares brasileiras. Nesse sentido, foram identificados dez dilemas principais a serem abordados no presente artigo. Desses, cinco foram dilemas relativos aos pais-sucedidos entrevistados e cinco foram dilemas relativos aos filhos-sucessores indicados pelos primeiros. Analisados à luz da literatura, os resultados indicam, como um aspecto com cunho conclusivo, que os dilemas dos pais-sucedidos entrevistados estão prioritariamente relacionados com a dualidade vida-morte, enquanto os dilemas dos filhos-sucessores estão centrados na questão de legitimação pessoal. Igualmente, identificou-se, a partir do objetivo principal proposto, que os referidos dilemas de pais-sucedidos e filhos-sucessores podem influenciar e inclusive serem determinantes para o trato e o desenvolvimento da questão sucessória dentro da empresa familiar. Por derradeiro, expõem-se as limitações da pesquisa e apresentam-se sugestões para futuros trabalhos sobre o tema.

  9. Face Recognition

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    Haugen, Liv Merete; Olavsbråten, Inge

    2007-01-01

    Machine based face recognition has been a popular research area for several years, and has numerous applications. This technology has now reached a point where there already exists good algorithms for recognition for standardized still images - which have little variation in e.g. lighting, facial expression and pose. We are however in lack of good algorithms that are able to do recognition from live video. The low quality of most surveillance cameras, together with non-standardized imaging c...

  10. Face Value

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    Catherine C. Eckel; Ragan Petrie

    2011-01-01

    There is growing evidence of systematic heterogeneity in behavior by observable characteristics, such as what one would see in a face. We ask, is there informational value in knowing these characteristics in a strategic interaction? Subjects are given the opportunity to purchase a photograph of their partner in the play of a trust game. Not everyone purchases the photo, even at prices as low as $0.20. Senders (first movers in the game) have a more inelastic demand for pictures than responders...

  11. Face Off

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    Busby, Lisa

    2010-01-01

    Face off explored and expanded the perceptions of where the DJ could be found by collaborating with the artist David Dixon to create an equipment set up and performance which was a sonic and structural intervention of his work Entangled Practice. This work is part of the Shit! I can DJ project which explores the fringes of what might be considered DJ practice, and seeks to explore and promote experimental DJ practices across fields.

  12. Terapia familiar en los trastornos de personalidad

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    Laura Rodríguez Moya

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available La enfermedad mental afecta no solo al paciente sino también a su familia, dificulta la comunicación intrafamiliar, puede generar patologías adicionales en los familiares y todo ello empeorar la evolución del trastorno. Las terapias familiares de tipo psicoeducativo mejoran el pronóstico de la enfermedad y además previenen la aparición de otros trastornos en los familiares. Los elementos más importantes de estas intervenciones son la psicoeducación sobre el trastorno, el re-establecimiento de una relación sana entre paciente-familia, el establecimiento de límites, la mejora de la comunicación familiar y el establecimiento de relaciones con la red social extensa, para evitar el aislamiento tanto de la familia como del paciente. Las intervenciones mixtas, individuales y familiares, han demostrado ser muy útiles en el caso de los trastornos de personalidad, en concreto en el Trastorno Límite de Personalidad (TLP.

  13. Exploring the Concept of (Un)familiarity

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    Andersen, D. J.

    2013-01-01

    In border region studies, the concept of (un)familiarity is applied in empirical studies of consumer culture across borders, illustrating how feelings of unfamiliarity can have an off-putting influence on cross-border interaction (e.g. because of dislike of or lack of attraction to the other side......) at the same time as it can be an incentive for people living at borders to cross them (e.g. to explore the exotic other side). The concepts explanatory scope has, thus, far responded to the normative claim that a borderless Europe encourages and increases mobility. However, in previous studies applying...... the concept of (un)familiarity, an explanatory problem remains concerning people's unarticulated and perhaps deeper reasons for mobility and lack thereof. This leaves a question mark as to why feelings of (un)familiarity occur in the first place as well as the actual degree to which they constitute barriers...

  14. The Effects of Anxiety on the Recognition of Multisensory Emotional Cues with Different Cultural Familiarity

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    Ai Koizumi

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Anxious individuals have been shown to interpret others' facial expressions negatively. However, whether this negative interpretation bias depends on the modality and familiarity of emotional cues remains largely unknown. We examined whether trait-anxiety affects recognition of multisensory emotional cues (ie, face and voice, which were expressed by actors from either the same or different cultural background as the participants (ie, familiar in-group and unfamiliar out-group. The dynamic face and voice cues of the same actors were synchronized, and conveyed either congruent (eg, happy face and voice or incongruent emotions (eg, happy face and angry voice. Participants were to indicate the perceived emotion in one of the cues, while ignoring the other. The results showed that when recognizing emotions of in-group actors, highly anxious individuals, compared with low anxious ones, were more likely to interpret others' emotions in a negative manner, putting more weight on the to-be-ignored angry cues. This interpretation bias was found regardless of the cue modality. However, when recognizing emotions of out-group actors, low and high anxious individuals showed no difference in the interpretation of emotions irrespective of modality. These results suggest that trait-anxiety affects recognition of emotional expressions in a modality independent yet cultural familiarity dependent manner.

  15. MEMS AO for Planet Finding

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    Rao, Shanti; Wallace, J. Kent; Shao, Mike; Schmidtlin, Edouard; Levine, B. Martin; Samuele, Rocco; Lane, Benjamin; Chakrabarti, Supriya; Cook, Timothy; Hicks, Brian; Jung, Paul

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    This slide presentation reviews a method for planet finding using microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) Adaptive Optics (AO). The use of a deformable mirror (DM) is described as a part of the instrument that was designed with a nulling interferometer. The strategy that is used is described in detail.

  16. Familiarity, challenge and processing of persuasion messages

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    Fonseca, Ricardo Jorge Rodrigues Moita da

    2012-01-01

    Tese apresentada para cumprimento dos requisitos necessários à obtenção do grau de Doutor em Psicologia na área de especialização de Psicologia Social realizada sob a orientação de Teresa Garcia-Marques e co-orientação de James Blascovich This thesis investigates the relationship between an experience of familiarity and a motivational state of challenge with how information is processed in a persuasion context. Previous research on social cognition has suggested that familiarity not on...

  17. Customer Familiarity and its Effects on Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction

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    Söderlund, Magnus; Gunnarsson, Jonas

    2000-01-01

    The main finding in this paper is that customer familiarity (i.e. the number of product-related experiences accumulated by the customer) affects customer satisfaction in an asymmetric way. Data from customers in the airline industry suggest that it is more difficult to obtain a high level of satisfaction among high familiarity customers compared to low familiarity customers, given a high performance level. On the other hand, given a low performance level, high familiarity and low familiarity ...

  18. Familiarity adds to attractiveness in matters of siskin mate choice

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    Senar, J. C.; Mateos-Gonzalez, F.; F. Uribe; Arroyo, L.

    2013-01-01

    There is currently considerable controversy in evolutionary ecology revolving around whether social familiarity brings attraction when a female chooses a mate. The topic of familiarity is significant because by avoiding or preferring familiar individuals as mates, the potential for local adaptation may be reduced or favoured. The topic becomes even more interesting if we simultaneously analyse preferences for familiarity and sexual ornaments, because when familiarity influences female mating ...

  19. Eye tracking reveals a crucial role for facial motion in recognition of faces by infants.

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    Xiao, Naiqi G; Quinn, Paul C; Liu, Shaoying; Ge, Liezhong; Pascalis, Olivier; Lee, Kang

    2015-06-01

    Current knowledge about face processing in infancy comes largely from studies using static face stimuli, but faces that infants see in the real world are mostly moving ones. To bridge this gap, 3-, 6-, and 9-month-old Asian infants (N = 118) were familiarized with either moving or static Asian female faces, and then their face recognition was tested with static face images. Eye-tracking methodology was used to record eye movements during the familiarization and test phases. The results showed a developmental change in eye movement patterns, but only for the moving faces. In addition, the more infants shifted their fixations across facial regions, the better their face recognition was, but only for the moving faces. The results suggest that facial movement influences the way faces are encoded from early in development. PMID:26010387

  20. Company Face

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    李天田

    2011-01-01

    有些演员长得不好看但上镜,这叫有Camera Face;而有些企业有明星企业家,这叫有Company Face.塑造一张Company Face对企业来说是非常合算的,因为公众对于枯燥的商业概念和数据并无兴趣,把企业人格化才是建立沟通的捷径.然而,究竟你的CompanyFace是杂志封面的人物还是客户走进公司会接触的保安、保洁和秘书?听说一个绿色八卦:张艺谋在《山楂树之恋》选角时,为了“静秋”可谓是踏破铁鞋.当时分了若干组人马四处寻访,但是带回来的候选人张艺谋统统看不上.张艺谋讽刺一位选角的同事:你选出来的女孩儿,一打开电视满眼都是!这位同事立即反唇相讥:你选的呢?连电视都不让上!

  1. Familiarity knowledge in student nurses' clinical studies: exemplified by student nurses in palliative care.

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    Haugan, Grethe; Hanssen, Ingrid

    2012-01-01

    In this article based on a literary study, the form of knowledge named familiarity knowledge is examined. Although rooted in the philosophical tradition of Wittgenstein and Polanyi, the development of familiarity knowledge is tied in with clinical practice and particular patients and contexts while paying attention to the framework factors influencing the setting as a whole as well as with theoretical knowledge relevant to the situation at hand. Palliative care makes a backdrop for some of the discussion. Familiarity knowledge can never be context free and attends to that which is unique in every nurse-patient relationship. Both assertive and familiarity knowledge are needed to care for dying patients in a competent, sensitive, and truly caring manner. Mentors need to help students synthesize assertive knowledge and familiarity knowledge during their clinical studies to enrich both kinds of knowledge and deepen their understanding. Student nurses expertly mentored and tutored while caring for dying patients living at home become, for instance, less apprehensive about facing dying patients than students not so mentored. Nurses need to understand the complexity of nursing care to be able to see the uniqueness of the situation and approach the individual patient on the bases of experience and insight.

  2. Familiarity knowledge in student nurses' clinical studies: exemplified by student nurses in palliative care.

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    Haugan, Grethe; Hanssen, Ingrid

    2012-01-01

    In this article based on a literary study, the form of knowledge named familiarity knowledge is examined. Although rooted in the philosophical tradition of Wittgenstein and Polanyi, the development of familiarity knowledge is tied in with clinical practice and particular patients and contexts while paying attention to the framework factors influencing the setting as a whole as well as with theoretical knowledge relevant to the situation at hand. Palliative care makes a backdrop for some of the discussion. Familiarity knowledge can never be context free and attends to that which is unique in every nurse-patient relationship. Both assertive and familiarity knowledge are needed to care for dying patients in a competent, sensitive, and truly caring manner. Mentors need to help students synthesize assertive knowledge and familiarity knowledge during their clinical studies to enrich both kinds of knowledge and deepen their understanding. Student nurses expertly mentored and tutored while caring for dying patients living at home become, for instance, less apprehensive about facing dying patients than students not so mentored. Nurses need to understand the complexity of nursing care to be able to see the uniqueness of the situation and approach the individual patient on the bases of experience and insight. PMID:22908430

  3. FACE RECOGNITION FROM FRONT-VIEW FACE

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    WuLifang; ShenLansun

    2003-01-01

    This letter presents a face normalization algorithm based on 2-D face model to rec-ognize faces with variant postures from front-view face.A 2-D face mesh model can be extracted from faces with rotation to left or right and the corresponding front-view mesh model can be estimated according to facial symmetry.Then based on the relationship between the two mesh models,the nrmalized front-view face is formed by gray level mapping.Finally,the face recognition will be finished based on Principal Component Analysis(PCA).Experiments show that better face recognition performance is achieved in this way.

  4. FACE RECOGNITION FROM FRONT-VIEW FACE

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    Wu Lifang; Shen Lansun

    2003-01-01

    This letter presents a face normalization algorithm based on 2-D face model to recognize faces with variant postures from front-view face. A 2-D face mesh model can be extracted from faces with rotation to left or right and the corresponding front-view mesh model can be estimated according to the facial symmetry. Then based on the inner relationship between the two mesh models, the normalized front-view face is formed by gray level mapping. Finally, the face recognition will be finished based on Principal Component Analysis (PCA). Experiments show that better face recognition performance is achieved in this way.

  5. Agriculturas familiares y perspectivas hacia el futuro

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    Diego Martínez Godoy

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available El año 2014, marca un hito para la agricultura mundial. En efecto se trata del ano en el cual la FAO ha reconocido públicamente la importancia de la Agricultura familiar a nivel mundial, al igual que ha intentando abrir un debate acerca del re direccionamiento de las políticas agrícolas y sociales con el fin de promover este tipo de agricultura y comprender sus desafíos. Durante el mismo año se publica este libro el cual ya nos revela desde su título, que el debate no debe centrarse en la Agricultura familiar sino en “Las agriculturas familiares” debido a su diversidad y roles fundamentales en el desarrollo agrario. Los diferentes autores que participan en la construcción de esta obra plantean redefinir y comprender a las agriculturas familiares utilizando criterios de diferenciación específicos, de igual manera presentan las contribuciones de esta forma de agricultura en las dinámicas territoriales y elaboran al mismo tiempo reflexiones muy interesantes en torno a los desafíos futuros en materia social y económica en los cuales la agricultura familiar podría jugar en el futuro un rol predominante

  6. El trabajador social como asesor familiar

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    Gómez Gómez, Francisco; Lorente Moreno, Julio C.; Munuera Gómez, Pilar; Pérez Díaz-Flor, Cristina

    1992-01-01

    Se plantea la necesidad social que las familias tienen de recibir asesoramiento sobre sus problemas, en los diferentes momentos por los que pasan en su ciclo vital, y la oportunidad de la figura del trabajador social para desarrollar tareas encaminadas a proporcionar dicho asesoramiento familiar.

  7. Automatization and familiarity in repeated checking

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    Dek, E.C.P.; van den Hout, M.A.; Giele, C.L.; Engelhard, I.M.

    2015-01-01

    Repetitive, compulsive-like checking of an object leads to reductions in memory confidence, vividness, and detail. Experimental research suggests that this is caused by increased familiarity with perceptual characteristics of the stimulus and automatization of the checking procedure (Dek, van den Ho

  8. O conhecimento dos familiares acerca da problemática do portador de diabetes mellitus El conocimiento de los familiares sobre la problemática del portador de diabetes mellitus Family knowledge about the problematics of patients with diabetes mellitus

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    Ana Emilia Pace; Polyana Duckur Nunes; Katia Ochoa-Vigo

    2003-01-01

    Considerando a família como fonte de apoio ao doente, realizou-se este estudo visando analisar a problemática do portador de diabetes na visão dos familiares, em Unidade Ambulatorial de um hospital universitário do interior do Brasil. Os dados foram coletados de 24 familiares por meio de entrevista semi-estruturada. Para apresentação e análise dos dados, utilizou-se estatística descritiva. Nos resultados, observou-se que os familiares conhecem as causas do diabetes parcialmente. Quanto às con...

  9. Qualidade da assistência em planejamento familiar na opinião de usuárias do Programa Saúde da Família Calidad de la asistencia en planificación familiar según la opinión de usuarias del Programa Salud de la Familia Quality of assisted family planning according to opinion of users of a Family Health Program

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    Escolástica Rejane Ferreira Moura

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: avaliar a qualidade da assistência em planejamento familiar a partir de opiniões de usuárias do Programa Saúde da Família (PSF. MÉTODOS: estudo avaliativo cujos dados foram coletados em oito municípios do Ceará, por meio de entrevista realizada com 50 usuárias e observação de campo. Os dados foram organizados pela técnica de análise categorial e analisados a luz da estrutura conceitual de Bruce. RESULTADOS: a qualidade da assistência em planejamento familiar foi determinada por: orientação/informação aos clientes, envolvendo o casal; divulgação; oferta regular dos anticoncepcionais; fácil acesso; atendimento cordial; vínculo com a equipe do PSF; e cuidado diferenciado às mulheres com risco reprodutivo. CONCLUSÃO: a escuta ao cliente mostrou-se fundamental à avaliação da qualidade da assistência em planejamento familiar com enfoque nas necessidades dos usuários.OBJETIVO: evaluar la calidad de la asistencia en planificación familiar a partir de la opinión de usuarias del Programa Salud de la Familia. MÉTODOS: estudio evaluativo cuyos datos fueron recolectados en ocho municipios de Ceará, por medio de una entrevista realizada a 50 usuarias y observación de campo. Los resultados fueron organizados por la técnica de análisis de categorías y analizados a la luz de la estructura conceptual de Bruce. RESULTADOS: la calidad de la asistencia en planificación familiar fue determinada por: orientación/información a los clientes, incluyendo a la pareja; divulgación; oferta regular de los anticonceptivos; fácil acceso; atención cordial; vínculo del equipo del PSF; y cuidado diferenciado a las mujeres con riesgo reproductivo. CONCLUSION: el escuchar al cliente se mostró fundamental para la evaluación de la calidad de la asistencia en planificación familiar con enfoque en las necesidades de los usuarios.OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the quality of assisted family planning based on opinion of users of a Family

  10. Gerencia de las empresas familiares y no familiares: análisis comparativo

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    Lenix Margarita Omaña Guerrero; María Auxiliadora Briceño Barrios

    2013-01-01

    En el ámbito económico existen empresas denominadas familiares cuyas características las identifican claramente. Estas organizaciones coexisten con empresas que no presentan características de familiares. Por ello, el propósito del presente estudio es analizar comparativamente la gerencia en ambos tipos de empresas. La investigación se centró en un enfoque cualitativo, de tipo exploratorio y descriptivo, orientado a conocer y explicar las diferencias y semejanzas en las empresas familiares en...

  11. El comportamiento de las empresas familiares y no familiares en los mercados extranjeros: un estudio comparativo

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    Claver Cortés, Enrique; Rienda García, Laura; Quer Ramón, Diego

    2006-01-01

    [ES] Debido a que durante las últimas décadas un gran número de empresas e industrias han incrementado su orientación global, el proceso de internacionalización también ha tenido que ser advertido por la empresa familiar como instrumento de expansión y crecimiento. Así, hemos querido prestarle una especial atención a la comparación entre las empresas familiares y no familiares con el fin de examinar aquellas diferencias o similitudes encontradas entre estos dos grupos de firmas atendien...

  12. Preferring familiar emotions: as you want (and like) it?

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    Ford, Brett Q; Tamir, Maya

    2014-01-01

    Do people want to feel emotions that are familiar to them? In two studies, participants rated how much they typically felt various emotions (i.e., familiarity of the emotion) and how much they generally wanted to experience these emotions. We found that, in general, people wanted to feel pleasant emotions more than unpleasant emotions. However, for both pleasant and unpleasant emotions, people more (vs. less) familiar with an emotion also wanted to experience it more. Links between the familiarity of an emotion and wanting to experience that emotion were not explained by the concurrent experience of familiar emotions. Also, we show that although familiar emotions were also liked more, liking did not fully account for wanting familiar emotions. Finally, the familiarity of emotions mediated the links between trait affect and the emotions people wanted to feel. We propose that people are motivated to feel familiar emotions, in part, because of their instrumental value.

  13. Uso de substâncias na adolescência e problemas familiares Adolescent substance use and family problems

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    André Malbergier; Luciana Roberta Donola Cardoso; Ricardo Abrantes do Amaral

    2012-01-01

    Esta pesquisa visou a avaliar a associação entre o consumo de substâncias (álcool, tabaco e drogas ilícitas) e problemas familiares numa amostra de 965 adolescentes em 50 escolas públicas de dois municípios do Estado de São Paulo, Brasil, em 2007. Foi utilizado o Drug Use Screening Inventory (DUSI) para a coleta de dados. O uso de álcool, tabaco e drogas ilícitas foi associado à avaliação negativa da relação familiar, à falta de suporte/monitoramento e ao uso de substâncias por familiares (p ...

  14. La agricultura familiar: su relación con el abastecimiento alimentario a nivel familiar

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    Laura Gabriela Boada Molina

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available En la sierra Norte, la estrategia familiar alimentaria para acceder a la alimentación se manifiesta a través de una heterogeneidad de factores. Específicamente en las provincias del Carchi e Imbabura, en donde predominan la actividad agrícola como un  abastecedor de alimentos para el mercado nacional. Las familias campesinas alcanzan la diversificación en su alimentación a través de la estrategia familiar alimentaria conformada por un conjunto de factores en los que destacan la producción para el autoconsumo y la comercialización de los alimentos, pero sobre todo las redes sociales y familiares (capital social. La agricultura familiar como proveedor  central del abastecimiento al mercado nacional, además debe alimentar a la familia que la lleva a cabo.

  15. Crianças e adolescentes com câncer em cuidados paliativos: experiência de familiares

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    Mariana Vendrami Parra Sanches

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve por objetivo investigar a experiência dos familiares no cuidar de crianças e adolescentes com câncer, em cuidados paliativos, particularmente nos cuidados ao final da vida. Trata-se de uma pesquisa descritiva e exploratória, com análise qualitativa dos dados. Participaram do estudo 14 familiares, cuidadores de crianças e adolescentes que morreram por câncer, em acompanhamento em um hospital escola no estado de São Paulo. Os dados empíricos foram organizados ao redor de três temas: "O impacto do agravamento da doença na dinâmina familiar", "Comunicação de más notícias" e "A vivência da família diante dos cuidados paliativos". O estudo mostrou-se relevante para a assistência à criança e ao adolescente com câncer no fim da vida, pois as vivências complexas, dinâmicas e abrangentes das famílias no cuidado da criança e do adolescente poderão contribuir para a compreensão do processo de cuidar à luz dos fundamentos dos cuidados paliativos.

  16. APRENDIZAGEM E FORMAÇÃO DE SUCESSORES NA EMPRESA FAMILIAR:UM ESTUDO DE CASO DA LOJA BARRETO

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    Alessandro Machado Silva

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available Ao se debruçar sobre o referencial teórico referente à empresa familiar, verificou-se uma significativa literatura nacional e internacional sobre o tema (MELO, OLIVEIRA e PAIVA, 2008; TOMEI e FERRARI, 2010. Contudo, não se chegou ao mesmo resultado quando o assunto entrelaçava os dois construtos: aprendizagem do sucessor e empresa familiar. O propósito deste artigo é refletir sobre como acontece a aprendizagem e a formação do sucessor em uma empresa familiar. Para levar a cabo o propósito deste paper, foi realizada uma pesquisa de caráter qualitativo e utilizou-se como estratégia metodológica o estudo de caso. Os resultados desta pesquisa oferecem insights sobre o fenômeno estudado, constatando que a principal via para a formação do sucessor da empresa familiar estudada é a abordagem socioprática.

  17. Crianças e jovens autistas: impacto na dinâmica familiar e pessoal de seus pais

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    Mário Henriques Marques

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    Full Text Available CONTEXTO: O autismo é considerado uma perturbação do neurodesenvolvimento, com implicações severas no comportamento, comunicação e na interação social, tornando-se uma fonte de preocupações para os pais. OBJETIVO: Determinar as necessidades dos pais de crianças e jovens com autismo e relacionar essas necessidades com funcionalidade, estratégias de coping familiar, estado emocional e a satisfação com a vida. MÉTODOS: Um estudo correlacionado foi desenvolvido numa amostra não probabilística, de conveniência, constituída por 50 pais de crianças e jovens autistas. Os pais preencheram um questionário constituído por dados sociodemográficos, o Family Needs Survey (FNS; Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scales (FACES-III, Escala de Ansiedade, Depressão e Stress (EADS, Family Crisis Oriented Personal Scales (F-COPES e o Índice de Bem-Estar Pessoal (IBP. Para análise dos dados, recorreu-se a técnicas de estatística descritiva e inferencial. RESULTADOS: Mais informações sobre os serviços (médicos e de segurança social de que o filho possa vir a beneficiar-se foi a necessidade mais referida pelos pais. Os pais com mais necessidades apresentaram estados afetivos mais negativos, utilizaram mais estratégias de reenquadramento e aquisição de apoio social - relações íntimas. Em média, os pais reportaram um valor de bem-estar pessoal acima da mediana, contudo inferior ao apurado para a média da população portuguesa. CONCLUSÃO: Ser pai de uma criança ou jovem com autismo representa ter necessidades insatisfeitas que podem ter implicações tanto no nível pessoal como no familiar. Sugere-se que se providenciem recursos nas vertentes social, educativa e de saúde, no sentido de criar, de forma planeada e abrangente, serviços que respondam às necessidades específicas dessas famílias.

  18. Repetition effects in human ERPs to faces.

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    Schweinberger, Stefan R; Neumann, Markus F

    2016-07-01

    In the present paper, we review research conducted over the past 25 years addressing the effects of repeating various kinds of information in faces (e.g., pictorial, spatial configural, identity, semantic) on different components in human event-related brain potentials (ERPs). This body of evidence suggests that several ERP components are systematically linked to different functional components of face identity processing. Specifically, we argue (1) that repetition of the category of faces (categorical adaptation) strongly affects the occipitotemporal N170 amplitude, which is systematically suppressed when a face is preceded by another face, irrespective of its identity, whereas (2) the prototypicality of a face's second order spatial configuration has a prominent effect on the subsequent occipitotemporal P200. Longer-latency repetition effects are related to the processing of individual facial identities. These include (3) an ERP correlate of the transient activation of individual representations of repeated faces in the form of an enhanced occipitotemporal N250r as seen in repetition priming experiments, and (4) a correlate of the acquisition of individual face identity representations during learning as seen in a topographically similar long-lasting N250 effect. Finally, (5) the repetition of semantic information in familiar person recognition elicits a central-parietal N400 ERP effect. We hope that this overview will encourage researchers to further exploit the potential of ERPs to provide a continuous time window to neuronal correlates of multiple processes in face perception under comparatively natural viewing conditions. PMID:26672902

  19. Cuidadores familiares de pessoas portadoras de Doença de Alzheimer: revisão da literatura

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    Katiele dos Santos Almeida

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Estudo de revisão sistemática com o objetivo de analisar os aspectos relativos a cuidadores familiares de pacientes portadores de Doença de Alzheimer, abordados em periódicos nacionais, disponíveis em meio eletrônico, período de 1999-2008. Os dados foram obtidos, em meio eletrônico, utilizando como descritores: Doença de Alzheimer/demência x cuidado/cuidadores x familiares x enfermagem. Foram encontrados nove trabalhos nas bases de dados: Scientific Electronic Library Online, Base de Dados de Enfermagem e Literatura Latino–Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde.A análise seguiu os preceitos da análise temática em que as informações foram agrupadas em dois temas, analisadas e interpretadas. O primeiro tema versa sobre as repercussões na vida dos familiares - presença de estresse físico e mental entre cuidadores; e o segundo discorre acerca da motivação, conhecimentos e habilidades do familiar para prestar o cuidado. Como resultados, identificamos que há repercussões na vida dos cuidadores, havendo sobrecarga física e mental. Já, motivação, conhecimentos e habilidades especiais são necessários para que o familiar possa realizar o cuidado a quem dele necessita. Conclui-se que os profissionais da saúde devem direcionar seu olhar e assumir a responsabilidade de promover uma assistência qualificada ao idoso dependente de cuidados e aos seus familiares.

  20. Familiarity adds to attractiveness in matters of siskin mate choice.

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    Senar, J C; Mateos-Gonzalez, F; Uribe, F; Arroyo, L

    2013-12-22

    There is currently considerable controversy in evolutionary ecology revolving around whether social familiarity brings attraction when a female chooses a mate. The topic of familiarity is significant because by avoiding or preferring familiar individuals as mates, the potential for local adaptation may be reduced or favoured. The topic becomes even more interesting if we simultaneously analyse preferences for familiarity and sexual ornaments, because when familiarity influences female mating preferences, this could very significantly affect the strength of sexual selection on male ornamentation. Here, we have used mate-choice experiments in siskins Carduelis spinus to analyse how familiarity and patterns of ornamentation (i.e. the size of wing patches) interact to influence mating success. Our results show that females clearly prefer familiar individuals when choosing between familiar and unfamiliar males with similar-sized wing patches. Furthermore, when females were given the choice between a highly ornamented unfamiliar male and a less ornamented familiar male, half of the females still preferred the socially familiar birds as mates. Our finding suggests that male familiarity may be as important as sexual ornaments in affecting female behaviour in mate choice. Given that the potential for local adaptation may be favoured by preferring familiar individuals as mates, social familiarity as a mate-choice criterion may become a potential area of fruitful research on sympatric speciation processes.

  1. Familiarity adds to attractiveness in matters of siskin mate choice.

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    Senar, J C; Mateos-Gonzalez, F; Uribe, F; Arroyo, L

    2013-12-22

    There is currently considerable controversy in evolutionary ecology revolving around whether social familiarity brings attraction when a female chooses a mate. The topic of familiarity is significant because by avoiding or preferring familiar individuals as mates, the potential for local adaptation may be reduced or favoured. The topic becomes even more interesting if we simultaneously analyse preferences for familiarity and sexual ornaments, because when familiarity influences female mating preferences, this could very significantly affect the strength of sexual selection on male ornamentation. Here, we have used mate-choice experiments in siskins Carduelis spinus to analyse how familiarity and patterns of ornamentation (i.e. the size of wing patches) interact to influence mating success. Our results show that females clearly prefer familiar individuals when choosing between familiar and unfamiliar males with similar-sized wing patches. Furthermore, when females were given the choice between a highly ornamented unfamiliar male and a less ornamented familiar male, half of the females still preferred the socially familiar birds as mates. Our finding suggests that male familiarity may be as important as sexual ornaments in affecting female behaviour in mate choice. Given that the potential for local adaptation may be favoured by preferring familiar individuals as mates, social familiarity as a mate-choice criterion may become a potential area of fruitful research on sympatric speciation processes. PMID:24174112

  2. Vivências e sentimentos de profissionais de enfermagem nos cuidados ao paciente sem vida

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    Taíse Kuhn

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivo conhecer as vivências e sentimentos de dez profissionais da Enfermagem em relação ao paciente sem vida, em um hospital privado da região metropolitana de Porto Alegre-RS. Utilizou-se abordagem qualitativa, descritiva, exploratória, com dados coletados em julho de 2009, por meio de entrevista, com questionário semiestruturado. Os resultados foram agrupados nas categorias: sentimentos em relação à morte do paciente, reações à morte e preparo do corpo. Concluiu-se que as vivências mais marcantes foram aquelas relacionadas ao primeiro contato com a morte, à presença de vínculos emocionais com pacientes e familiares, e à idade dos pacientes no momento do óbito, sendo estes dois últimos considerados elementos dificultadores dos cuidados oferecidos ao paciente sem vida.

  3. Combate ao niilismo e ao totalitarismo em Camus

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    Emanuel Ricardo Germano

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    Full Text Available A partir de uma leitura da peça Calígula, elaborada entre 1941 e 1943, procurar-se-á contribuir na restituição das preocupações éticas, políticas e filosóficas em cena no teatro de Albert Camus, analisando o sentido de sua expressão teatral no contexto de dois combates,ao niilismo filosófico e ao totalitarismo político de seu tempo. Observaremos em Calígula um importante registro do amadurecimento das leituras de duas heranças filosóficas relevantes na formação intelectual de Camus, Nietzsche e Heráclito, à luz da experiência do totalitarismo, observando e ressaltando com isso a amplitude de seu intertexto filosófico e a importância do aporte ético e político de Camus como pensador multifacetado, engajado nos enfrentamentos históricos e solicitações críticas de seu tempo.

  4. Product Category Familiarity and Preference Construction.

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    COUPEY, ELOISE; Irwin, Julie R; Payne, John W.

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    Marketers often base decisions about marketing strategies on the results of research designed to elicit information about consumers' preferences. A large body of research indicates, however, that preferences often are labile. That is, preferences can be reversed depending on factors such as how the preference is elicited. In three studies, we examine the effect of familiarity in two preference elicitation tasks, choice and matching judgments. We provide evidence of an interaction between fami...

  5. O processo identificatório na prática de assistência ao aluno com dificuldades de inglês como LE no curso de Letras The identification process within the practice of assistance to the student that faces difficulty in majoring in English as an FL

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    Maralice de Souza Neves

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo apresenta parte de uma pesquisa com alunos sob supervisão de iniciação à docência que ministram aulas extraclasse para outros alunos com dificuldades em cursar as disciplinas iniciais de inglês em um curso de Letras. A partir de estudos do discurso que abraçam postulados da psicanálise, procura-se investigar momentos de identificação na experiência da docência. Desse modo, a identidade é concebida como sempre em construção, uma vez que a subjetividade está alienada à linguagem e determinada por condicionamentos histórico-culturais. Dentre as análises, exemplificam-se representações em relação ao bom aluno, ao bom professor, à noção de língua e ao tratamento do erro. Ao final, propõe-se que o processo de ensino e aprendizagem se dá por identificação, lembrando que as duas coisas acontecem no acaso dos desejos de aprender e ensinar.In this paper I present results of a research with students under training supervision to teach extra classes to other students who have difficulty in following the regular English subjects in the beginning of their Major in Languages. Based on a theory of discourse informed by psychoanalytical propositions, I investigate moments of identification within their teaching experience. In this case, identities are conceived as being in constant construction, since subjectivity is alienated to language and determined by historical-cultural conditionings. The analyses indicate representations of the good student, the good teacher, their notion of knowing a language, and their treatment of errors. I end the paper proposing that the process of learning and teaching takes place within a process of identification and remembering that the two things happen by chance when the desire to teach meets the desire to learn.

  6. Face averages enhance user recognition for smartphone security.

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    Robertson, David J; Kramer, Robin S S; Burton, A Mike

    2015-01-01

    Our recognition of familiar faces is excellent, and generalises across viewing conditions. However, unfamiliar face recognition is much poorer. For this reason, automatic face recognition systems might benefit from incorporating the advantages of familiarity. Here we put this to the test using the face verification system available on a popular smartphone (the Samsung Galaxy). In two experiments we tested the recognition performance of the smartphone when it was encoded with an individual's 'face-average'--a representation derived from theories of human face perception. This technique significantly improved performance for both unconstrained celebrity images (Experiment 1) and for real faces (Experiment 2): users could unlock their phones more reliably when the device stored an average of the user's face than when they stored a single image. This advantage was consistent across a wide variety of everyday viewing conditions. Furthermore, the benefit did not reduce the rejection of imposter faces. This benefit is brought about solely by consideration of suitable representations for automatic face recognition, and we argue that this is just as important as development of matching algorithms themselves. We propose that this representation could significantly improve recognition rates in everyday settings. PMID:25807251

  7. Face averages enhance user recognition for smartphone security.

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    David J Robertson

    Full Text Available Our recognition of familiar faces is excellent, and generalises across viewing conditions. However, unfamiliar face recognition is much poorer. For this reason, automatic face recognition systems might benefit from incorporating the advantages of familiarity. Here we put this to the test using the face verification system available on a popular smartphone (the Samsung Galaxy. In two experiments we tested the recognition performance of the smartphone when it was encoded with an individual's 'face-average'--a representation derived from theories of human face perception. This technique significantly improved performance for both unconstrained celebrity images (Experiment 1 and for real faces (Experiment 2: users could unlock their phones more reliably when the device stored an average of the user's face than when they stored a single image. This advantage was consistent across a wide variety of everyday viewing conditions. Furthermore, the benefit did not reduce the rejection of imposter faces. This benefit is brought about solely by consideration of suitable representations for automatic face recognition, and we argue that this is just as important as development of matching algorithms themselves. We propose that this representation could significantly improve recognition rates in everyday settings.

  8. WIDER FACE: A Face Detection Benchmark

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    Yang, Shuo; Luo, Ping; Loy, Chen Change; Tang, Xiaoou

    2015-01-01

    Face detection is one of the most studied topics in the computer vision community. Much of the progresses have been made by the availability of face detection benchmark datasets. We show that there is a gap between current face detection performance and the real world requirements. To facilitate future face detection research, we introduce the WIDER FACE dataset, which is 10 times larger than existing datasets. The dataset contains rich annotations, including occlusions, poses, event categori...

  9. Word-Form Familiarity Bootstraps Infant Speech Segmentation

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    Altvater-Mackensen, Nicole; Mani, Nivedita

    2013-01-01

    At about 7 months of age, infants listen longer to sentences containing familiar words--but not deviant pronunciations of familiar words (Jusczyk & Aslin, 1995). This finding suggests that infants are able to segment familiar words from fluent speech and that they store words in sufficient phonological detail to recognize deviations from a…

  10. Adoção homoafetiva como instrumento de garantia do direito fundamental do menor a convivência familiar

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    Queiroz, Cassiana Maria Fachinetto

    2013-01-01

    Neste trabalho de conclusão de curso, teve-se como objetivo verificar a possibilidade jurídica da adoção homoafetiva como instrumento de garantia do direito fundamental do menor à convivência familiar. Para alcançar o objetivo proposto optou-se trabalhar com pesquisa bibliográfica e documental. Apesar da omissão do legislador no que diz respeito à adoção homoafetiva, deve o judiciário, ao deparar-se com tal situação, valer-se dos princípios constitucionais, ao deferir ao casal homossexual o e...

  11. Face recognition in simulated prosthetic vision: face detection-based image processing strategies

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    Wang, Jing; Wu, Xiaobei; Lu, Yanyu; Wu, Hao; Kan, Han; Chai, Xinyu

    2014-08-01

    Objective. Given the limited visual percepts elicited by current prosthetic devices, it is essential to optimize image content in order to assist implant wearers to achieve better performance of visual tasks. This study focuses on recognition of familiar faces using simulated prosthetic vision. Approach. Combined with region-of-interest (ROI) magnification, three face extraction strategies based on a face detection technique were used: the Viola-Jones face region, the statistical face region (SFR) and the matting face region. Main results. These strategies significantly enhanced recognition performance compared to directly lowering resolution (DLR) with Gaussian dots. The inclusion of certain external features, such as hairstyle, was beneficial for face recognition. Given the high recognition accuracy achieved and applicable processing speed, SFR-ROI was the preferred strategy. DLR processing resulted in significant face gender recognition differences (i.e. females were more easily recognized than males), but these differences were not apparent with other strategies. Significance. Face detection-based image processing strategies improved visual perception by highlighting useful information. Their use is advisable for face recognition when using low-resolution prosthetic vision. These results provide information for the continued design of image processing modules for use in visual prosthetics, thus maximizing the benefits for future prosthesis wearers.

  12. Terminalidade da vida em terapia intensiva: posicionamento dos familiares sobre ortotanásia

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    Maria Fernanda Gonçalves dos Santos

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar o posicionamento dos familiares sobre a ortotanásia, ao considerar controle dos sintomas, preferência do paciente e influência da satisfação da comunicação do tratamento informado pela equipe médica. MÉTODOS: Foi realizado um estudo descritivo na unidade de terapia intensiva geral adulto do Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual durante o período de um ano. Utilizou-se um questionário estruturado, baseado no Quality of Dying and Death (QODD 22 e entrevista informal prévia. RESULTADOS: Foram avaliados 60 familiares, com 51,7 ± 12,1 anos, sendo 81,7 % do sexo feminino. Os pacientes estavam internados em média por 31 ± 26,9 dias, sendo que 17,0% dos dias na unidade de terapia intensiva. A maioria apresentava doença neurológica. A maioria dos pacientes (53,3% discutiu o desejo de cuidados de final de vida com a família, mas 76,7% dos pacientes não discutiram com seu médico (p<0,00. Os familiares responderam a favor da ortotanásia em 83,3 %; a maioria (85,0% gostaria que a equipe médica discutisse claramente o assunto e 65,0% desejavam participar do processo de decisão de qualidade de final de vida. Quanto à satisfação dos familiares em relação às informações médicas: 93,3% consideraram ter adequada freqüência na comunicação do estado clínico; 81,7% conseguiram tirar as dúvidas sobre o estado clínico do paciente; em 83,3% a comunicação foi compreendida e 80,0% consideraram terem recebido as informações com clareza e honestidade. Somente 43,3% dos familiares gostaria de presenciar o momento da morte de seu ente querido. Houve associação significativa do posicionamento dos familiares sobre ortotanásia e participação na decisão de final de vida (p = 0,042. CONCLUSÕES: A maioria dos familiares entrevistada foi a favor da ortotanásia, e gostaria de participar da tomada de decisão de qualidade de final de vida.

  13. POTENCIALIDADES E LIMITAÇÕES DOS AGROECOSSISTEMAS FAMILIARES DE CULTIVO DO ABACAXI EM TOUROS (RN

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    Gerda Pinheiro Camelo

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    Full Text Available A agricultura é uma das atividades fundamentais na Região do Mato Grande (RN, destacando-se o cultivo do abacaxi, especialmente no município de Touros, com uma predominância do monocultivo em agroecossistemas de base familiar, sob a condição de sequeiro, porém com a adoção de técnicas de irrigação. Este estudo identifica as potencialidades e as limitações dos agroecossistemas praticantes do referido cultivo numa perspectiva de desenvolvimento sustentável local. A pesquisa foi realizada utilizando-se o modelo Marco para a Avaliação de Sistemas de Manejo de Recursos Naturais Incorporando Indicadores de Sustentabilidade (MESMIS, em 16 agroecossistemas de base familiar. Os dados foram sistematizados, a partir de pesquisa em fonte secundária, da pesquisa de campo junto aos agricultores e da observação direta dos pesquisadores. Na percepção dos agricultores, a grande maioria dos agroecossistemas revela uniformidade quanto às potencialidades e às limitações, referentes aos recursos – solo, água, uso e conservação da terra, recursos financeiros, propriedade, qualidade de vida e organização e gestão.

  14. CHALLENGES FACING THE ESP PRACTITIONER

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    SIMION MINODORA OTILIA

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    Full Text Available The ESP teacher has to face certain challenges in his profession: One of the biggest challenges of the ESP teacher is the fact that he/she lacks the necessary knowledge of the subject to teach Business English, for instance, some researchers believing that such courses should be taught by subject teachers. The task of teaching ESP by ESL teachers is not an easy one. Dudley- Evans and St. John pointed out its complexity, identifying five key roles of the ESP practitioner: teacher, course designer and materials provider, collaborator, researcher and evaluator and this is probably the biggest challenge of the profession. The ESP practitioner has also to be aware of the fact that using a foreign language for workplace or study purposes requires not only linguistic proficiency and knowledge but also knowledge of work –related and disciplinary concepts.Last but not least, another challenge for the ESP practitioner is the use of technology in class, a valuable tool for helping with traditional forms of teaching and for creating new forms of communicating.Thus, the ESP practitioner has many things in common with the teacher of general English: he has to be familiar with linguistic development and teaching theories ,he has to be aware of contemporary ideas related to his position and role and he has to become familiar with the new technologies which can be used to improve his methodology.However,his role is more complex than that of a General English teacher.

  15. Genograma: avaliando a estrutura familiar de idosos de uma unidade de saúde da família

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    Sofia Cristina Iost Pavarini

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    Full Text Available A atenção à saúde do idoso tem como porta de entrada a Atenção Básica/Programa Saúde da Família. A avaliação da composição familiar contribui para o planejamento do cuidado aos idosos. Esta avaliação pode ser feita através do genograma, que envolve a elaboração da árvore familiar, informações sobre a história de cada pessoa e a qualidade das relações familiares. O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a composição familiar de idosos cadastrados em uma Unidade de Saúde da Família-USF de um município paulista. Baseado nos pressupostos do método quantitativo de investigação, foram realizadas entrevistas individuais, domiciliárias confeccionando genogramas de 49 idosos (de agosto de 2006 a maio de 2007. Os cuidados éticos em pesquisa foram observados. A composição familiar é multigeracional para a maioria dos idosos, que era casada e morando com um filho adulto. A média foi de quatro pessoas por domicílio. O número médio de filhos por idoso foi 5,85. A doença mais citada foi hipertensão arterial. A maioria dos idosos relatou ligação normal com familiares. O genograma demonstrou ser um instrumento eficaz para avaliar a estrutura familiar de idosos de uma USF, podendo ser usado como mecanismo para melhorar o planejamento de serviços para esta população.

  16. Eros-Face

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    Jammal, Elias

    2011-01-01

    In diesem Papier werden Face-Konzepte im arabischen Kontext vorgestellt, die mit der Bezeichnung Eros-Face belegt werden. Dieses wurde bislang in der Face-Literatur nicht berücksichtigt. Es werden zwei Typen des Eros-Face diskutiert: Das individuelle und das kollektivistische Eros-Face. This paper introduces face concepts in the Arab context for which the notion Eros face has been given. Literature on face did not consider the Eros face so far. Two types of Eros face are discussed: The ind...

  17. Is Familiarity a Moderator of Brand/Country Alliances?

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    Kristensen, Tore; Gabrielsen, Gorm; Jaffe, Eugene D.

    2014-01-01

    Product and brand familiarity have an important role in consumer choice behaviour and they have been equated with knowledge and experience Consumers having high and low familiarity utilized brand information (an extrinsic cue) in their evaluations, whereas moderately familiar consumers used...... intrinsic cues (product attributes) in evaluating products. The question of whether familiarity moderates the country-of-origin (COO) effect is a valid one. In this present paper, we attempt to provide additional evidence as to how familiarity with products, brands and countries moderates consumer...

  18. Contratos de alta dirección en empresas familiares

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    Contreras, Ignacio; Gomez, Sandalio; Tapies, Josep

    2007-01-01

    La presencia de la empresa familiar en el panorama empresarial español configura la realidad empresarial de nuestro país y su importancia es capital para el desarrollo de la economía española. Uno de los problemas más recurrentes en la bibliografía sobre empresa familiar es el tipo de contrato que vincula la empresa familiar con los miembros familiares que trabajan en ella. En particular, existe controversia sobre el tipo de contrato que han de tener los miembros familiares que desempeñan alt...

  19. Empresa familiar, sim! Mas qual o problema, se a gestão é profissional?

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    Alicelia Rosa de Oliveira Pecanha

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo visa contribuir para melhor compreensão da realidade de uma empresa familiar brasileira em fase de transição do seu modelo de gestão familiar para uma gestão profissionalizada. A empresa estudada é uma livraria brasileira de pequeno porte, fundada em 2000, no interior do estado do Rio de Janeiro, atualmente com seis lojas próprias e outra franqueada, totalizando quarenta funcionários. Sua administração, basicamente familiar, necessita de um novo modelo de gestão para acompanhar o ritmo de sua expansão. O método de pesquisa adotado foi o estudo de caso, com a coleta de dados por meio de entrevistas semiestruturadas com os gestores da empresa. Os principais resultados mostraram que, embora a empresa esteja em processo inicial de profissionalização, precisa, no entanto, acelerar esse processo, adotando uma postura proativa que dê suporte ao seu crescimento.

  20. Relação no cuidado entre o cuidador familiar e o idoso com Alzheimer

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    Marcia Daniele Seima

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Trata-se de estudo quantitativo, de corte transversal, e qualitativo-descritivo, cujo objetivo foi interpretar a relação no cuidado entre cuidadores familiares e idosos com Alzheimer, alicerçada na dialética concreta da participação segundo os quatro preceitos de Gabriel Marcel. A amostra de conveniência foi composta de 208 cuidadores familiares na etapa quantitativa e 36 na qualitativa. Os cuidadores são mulheres (n=178; 86%, idade entre 22 a 83 anos, residem com o idoso (n=169; 81%, têm mais de oito anos de escolaridade (n=147; 71%, não possuem ocupação profissional (n=121; 58% e apresentam sobrecarga moderada (n=96; 46,2%. O tema síntese foi A ordem do mistério entremeado pela esperança sustentada pela fé. A relação entre o familiar e o idoso com Alzheimer envolve amor, fidelidade, esperança e presença. Interpretar esta relação possibilita ao enfermeiro desenvolver a sensibilidade e a criatividade para atuação profissional considerando a subjetividade e o mistério das relações humanas.

  1. Dinâmica familiar de crianças autistas Family dynamics of autist children

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    Maria Helena S. Sprovieri

    2001-06-01

    Full Text Available Avaliamos 15 famílias de autistas, 15 de portadores da síndrome de Down e 15 de filhos saudáveis, com indivíduos na faixa etária de 5 a 15 anos. Os pais (ambos os genitores desses três grupos familiares foram avaliados quanto ao à dinâmica familiar, visando relacionar tais sintomas com o funcionamento de famílias de autistas, em estudo comparativo. Detalhou-se a família, o quadro autístico, a família do autista, a família e a saúde mental, suas limitações e dificuldades ao longo do ciclo vital. A pesquisa de campo foi realizada mediante o uso dos instrumentos de dinâmica familiar da Entrevista Familiar Estruturada, (Carneiro,1983. Os dados coletados foram comparados estatisticamente. Considerando a população estudada (n = 45 famílias constatou-se que as famílias dos autistas e portadores da síndrome de Down são dificultadoras da saúde emocional dos elementos do grupo, constituindo as dos autistas maior porcentagem. Concluimos que a dinâmica familiar do autista é dificultadora da saúde emocional dos membros do grupo, seus pais apresentam estresse, sendo as mães com scores mais significativos mas semelhantes nos outros dois grupos.We studied 15 families with autists, 15 with Down's syndrome and 15 asymptomatic children. Patients' age ranged from 5 to 15 years-old. The parents of these three families' groups were appraised in regard to their family dynamics, to relate those symptoms to the functioning of an autist family, in a comparative study. Details were provided of the families, the overall autistic features, the autist's family, the family and the mental health, their limitations and difficulties throughout the vital cycle. An attempt was made to locate the factors that aid the family in hindering the healthy emotional development of its members. The field research was achieved by use of the instruments of the Family Dynamics Evaluation, (Carneiro, 1983. The data gathered were statistically compared. Considering

  2. Empresa familiar e as dificuldades enfrentadas pelos membros da terceira geração

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    Alessandra Martins

    2009-05-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/2175-8069.2008v10n22p30São poucas as empresas familiares que sobrevivem à geração seguinte. Em termos gerais, cerca de 30% sobrevivem à segunda geração e menos de 15% à terceira geração. Na literatura há poucas pesquisas que tratam das especificidades das empresas familiares que passam a ser administradas pela terceira geração. O objetivo deste trabalho é identificar as principais dificuldades enfrentadas na gestão familiar na transição aos membros da terceira geração. O método utilizado foi o estudo de caso de um grupo empresarial familiar brasileiro composto por 12 empresas. Utilizou-se como instrumento de coleta de dados entrevistas individuais por pautas, gravadas com os membros gestores da família (primeira, segunda e terceira gerações. Aplicou-se a técnica sugerida por Miles e Huberman (1994, para agrupar os dados em categorias analíticas e assim facilitar a análise do discurso contida nos blocos de respostas. Como resultado, verificou-se que a transição para a terceira geração está fortemente associada à relação família-empresa no que diz respeito aos seguintes fatores: a processo sucessório influenciado por valores familiares e emocionais b conflitos, rivalidades e divergências de visão estratégica e de objetivos empresariais entre as gerações; c ausência de critérios profissionais para a contratação de parentes nas empresas; e d fragilidade de comunicação e conseqüente assimetria de informações entre os membros da família.

  3. Aerosol Observing System (AOS) Handbook

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    Jefferson, A

    2011-01-17

    The Aerosol Observing System (AOS) is a suite of in situ surface measurements of aerosol optical and cloud-forming properties. The instruments measure aerosol properties that influence the earth’s radiative balance. The primary optical measurements are those of the aerosol scattering and absorption coefficients as a function of particle size and radiation wavelength and cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) measurements as a function of percent supersaturation. Additional measurements include those of the particle number concentration and scattering hygroscopic growth. Aerosol optical measurements are useful for calculating parameters used in radiative forcing calculations such as the aerosol single-scattering albedo, asymmetry parameter, mass scattering efficiency, and hygroscopic growth. CCN measurements are important in cloud microphysical models to predict droplet formation.

  4. Identity From Variation: Representations of Faces Derived From Multiple Instances.

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    Burton, A Mike; Kramer, Robin S S; Ritchie, Kay L; Jenkins, Rob

    2016-01-01

    Research in face recognition has tended to focus on discriminating between individuals, or "telling people apart." It has recently become clear that it is also necessary to understand how images of the same person can vary, or "telling people together." Learning a new face, and tracking its representation as it changes from unfamiliar to familiar, involves an abstraction of the variability in different images of that person's face. Here, we present an application of principal components analysis computed across different photos of the same person. We demonstrate that people vary in systematic ways, and that this variability is idiosyncratic-the dimensions of variability in one face do not generalize well to another. Learning a new face therefore entails learning how that face varies. We present evidence for this proposal and suggest that it provides an explanation for various effects in face recognition. We conclude by making a number of testable predictions derived from this framework. PMID:25824013

  5. Quines empreses han aguantat millor la crisi, les empreses familiars o les no familiars?

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    Jose Luis Gallizo

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Objecte: En aquest estudi és porta a terme un anàlisi comparatiu sobre l’evolució de l’estructura econòmica i financera que presenten les empreses familiars i no familiars de Catalunya en un context d’intensa crisi econòmica. La seva finalitat és poder donar resposta a dos qüestions principals: identificar les característiques diferencials de l’EF respecte a l’EnF i comprovar si aquestes característiques diferencials han permès a les EF aguantar millor la crisi econòmica. Disseny/metodologia: S’ha analitzat una mostra de 750 grans i mitjanes empreses de Catalunya (550 familiars i 200 no familiars durant el període 2008-2012. Les dades s’han obtingut a través de la base de dades SABI, i per a la classificació de les empreses en familiars i no familiars s’ha dut a terme una comprovació individual de cadascuna d’elles per evitar habituals errors de classificació. Posteriorment les empreses s’han classificat en funció de la seva dimensió per dotar d’una major robustes els resultats. També s’ha procurat que la distribució d’empreses per sectors fos similar en les diferents categories per evitar que un efecte sectorial pogués tergiversar els resultats de l’estudi. Aportacions i resultats: L’estudi ha permès constatar les hipòtesis establertes sobre el finançament de les empreses familiars i concloure que aquestes presenten una estructura financera diferent a les Empreses no familiars. Les empreses familiars als seus balanços, presenten un major nivell d’autofinançament gràcies a la seva menor distribució de dividends. A més a més, les EF presenten millors resultats en quant a nivells de cobertura i liquiditat, ja que es troben més capitalitzades i presenten uns nivells d’endeutament inferior que les Empreses no familiars. Aquestes característiques patrimonials i financeres han contribuït a que les empreses familiars aguantin millor els anys de crisi, produint-se durant aquests anys

  6. Capacidade de aprendizagem das empresas familiares

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    Fernandes, António B.; Ussmane, Ana Maria

    2012-01-01

    A capacidade de aprender de uma empresa é frequentemente apontada como uma estratégia viável para a sua longevidade. Esta capacidade tem maior impacto nas empresas familiares, dadas as suas particularidades. Assim, pretende-se com o presente trabalho analisar a capacidade de aprender de um conjunto de empresas seleccionadas aleatoriamente. Para tal, após uma revisão da literatura, procede-se a um estudo empírico, com base em dados primários recolhidos de um estudo de casos múltiplos de 22 ...

  7. As percepções e as práticas das famílias face às competências e ao desenvolvimento das crianças : um estudo na região dos Açores e do Continente

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    Silva, Ana Isabel Mateus da

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    O desenvolvimento da criança, nos seus múltiplos aspectos – físico, psicológico, afectivo, relacional, cognitivo, linguístico, perceptivo e motor – bem como as necessidades e atitudes da criança, é basilar para todo o seu percurso como ser humano. Neste estudo, partimos do desenvolvimento da criança, e das percepções da família, para a representação social da educação e práticas de cuidados, a fim de melhor compreendermos o contexto envolvente da criança na actualidade ao nível sócio-educa...

  8. Depresión, dinámica familiar y rendimiento académico en estudiantes de medicina

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    L Osornio-Castillo; L García-Monroy; AR Méndez-Cruz; LR Garcés-Dorantes

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    Objetivo: Describir la relación entre dinámica familiar, depresión y rendimiento académico en estudiantes de medicina. Material y métodos: Se realizó un estudio descriptivo y transversal. La muestra fue aleatoria, participaron 252 estudiantes del segundo semestre de la carrera de médico cirujano, divididos en dos grupos de acuerdo a su situación académica: regulares e irregulares; a los cuales se les aplicó la Escala para evaluar la Cohesión y la Adaptación Familiar FACES III y la la Escala d...

  9. Sobrecarga no cuidador informal, coesão e flexibilidade familiar na doença de Alzheimer.

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    Jordão, Carina Daniela Santos

    2013-01-01

    O presente estudo tem como objectivo avaliar a sobrecarga física, emocional e social dos cuidadores informais de idosos com Doença de Alzheimer e explorar o funcionamento familiar destes, antes e depois, do aparecimento da doença. Para tal, foi aplicado, a 91 cuidadores informais de idosos com Doença de Alzheimer, os questionários de sobrecarga do cuidador informal (QASCI) (Martins, Ribeiro & Garrett, 2006) e a Escala de Avaliação da Flexibilidade e Coesão Familiar (FACES IV...

  10. Effect of Face Tampering on Face Recognition

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    Aruni Singh; Sanjay Kumar Singh

    2013-01-01

    Modern face recognition systems are vulnerable to spoofing attack. Spoofing attack occurs when a persontries to cheat the system by presenting fake biometric data gaining unlawful access. A lot of researchershave originated novel techniques to fascinate these types of face tampering attack. It seems that nocomparative studies of different face recognition algorithms on same protocols and fake data have beenincorporated. The motivation behind this paper is to present the effect of face tamperi...

  11. Empresas familiares frente a las crisis

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    María Guadalupe Serna

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo llevo a cabo una reflexión sobre los efectos de las crisis de 1984-1985 y 1994-1995 en un pequeño grupo de empresas familiares localizadas en la ciudad de Aguascalientes. Exploro el tipo de recursos tangibles e intangibles con los que contaban sus propietarios durante esos periodos, los apoyos que tenían a su disposición, así como las distintas formas en que respondieron y se adaptaron a las condiciones económicas prevalecientes. Analizo las distintas acciones adoptadas por los propietarios para hacer frente a las condiciones económicas prevalecientes, así como la forma en que algunas veces la crisis en puerta impulsó o bien obstaculizó el proyecto empresarial. Para ello empleo el concepto de capital social que resulta de gran utilidad para explicar las diversas condiciones en que surgen y se desarrollan las pequeñas empresas familiares, así como sus distintas posibilidades de éxito en condiciones de crisis.

  12. A experiência da agudização dos sintomas psicóticos: percepção de familiares = The experience with acute psychotic symptoms: perception of family

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    Moraski, Tarciana Raquel

    2005-01-01

    Resultados e conclusões: A partir da análise dos dados, identificaram-se as repercussões no âmbito familiar em decorrência dos sintomas psicóticos agudos de um dos integrantes do grupo familiar, pelo fato deste estar acometido por um transtorno mental. Conclui-se que os familiares necessitam de atenção e de apoio por parte das instituições de saúde, como estratégia de enfrentamento aos desafios advindos do cuidar de um doente mental psicótico

  13. European cinema: face to face with Hollywood

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    T. Elsaesser

    2005-01-01

    In the face of renewed competition from Hollywood since the early 1980s and the challenges posed to Europe's national cinemas by the fall of the Wall in 1989, independent filmmaking in Europe has begun to re-invent itself. European Cinema: Face to Face with Hollywood re-assesses the different debate

  14. Atitudes de estudantes de enfermagem frente questões relacionadas ao álcool, alcoolismo e alcoolista Actitudes de estudiantes de enfermería frente a cuestiones relacionadas al álcool, alcoolismo e alcoolista Attitudes of nursing students facing questions related to alcohol, alcoholism and the alcoholic

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    Divane de Vargas

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Examinar as atitudes de uma amostra de estudantes de enfermagem frente ao álcool, alcoolismo e alcoolista. MÉTODOS: Estudo exploratório realizado com 144 estudantes do último ano de graduação em enfermagem de duas escolas do setor privado da cidade de Ribeirão Preto - SP. Para a coleta de dados, utilizou-se a Escala de atitudes frente álcool, alcoolismo e alcoolista. RESULTADOS: as atitudes frente ao alcoolista foram mais negativas do que aquelas que vêm sendo reportadas na literatura. A maioria dos participantes considerou o alcoolista culpado por seus problemas de saúde e preferiu não trabalhar com esse tipo de paciente. CONCLUSÃO: As atitudes dos estudantes frente às questões relacionadas ao álcool e alcoolismo tendem à ambivalência e à negatividade, o que pode ser atribuído à falta de preparo recebida durante a graduação. Apesar das recomendações feitas pelos especialistas no País pouco tem sido investido na formação do enfermeiro em álcool e outras drogas sobretudo nas escolas privadas.OBJETIVO: Examinar las actitudes de una muestra de estudiantes de enfermería frente al alcohol, alcoholismo y al alcohólico. MÉTODOS: Estudio exploratorio realizado con 144 estudiantes del último año del pregrado en enfermería de dos escuelas del sector privado de la ciudad de Ribeirão Preto - SP. Para la recolección de datos, se utilizó la Escala de Actitudes frente al alcohol, alcoholismo y alcohólico. RESULTADOS: las actitudes frente al alcoholismo fueron más negativas que aquellas que vienen siendo reportadas en la literatura. La mayoría de los participantes consideró al alcohólico culpable por sus problemas de salud y prefirió no trabajar con este tipo de paciente. CONCLUSIÓN: Las actitudes de los estudiantes frente a las cuestiones relacionadas al alcohol y alcoholismo tienden a la ambivalencia y a la negatividad, el que puede ser atribuído a la falta de preparación recibida durante el pregrado. A

  15. Funcionamento familiar e a separação psicológica dos pais associados à ideação suicida

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    Abreu, Sónia Alexandra Rodrigues

    2008-01-01

    Dissertação de mestrado apresentada ao ISPA Instituto Universitário Este trabalho teve como objectivo averiguar se o funcionamento familiar e o grau de autonomia estavam associados à ideação suicida. Através do estudo transversal e da metodologia comparativa tentou-se averiguar como estes três fenómenos interagem e em que medida se encontram interligados, mais especificamente, qual o impacto que o funcionamento familiar e a separação psicológica dos pais têm nos adolescentes e qual a sua i...

  16. O apoio familiar na perspectiva do paciente em reinternação psiquiátrica: um estudo qualitativo

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    Vanessa Cristina Machado

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Objetivou-se investigar a percepção do envolvimento familiar nos cuidados ao paciente, no paradigma da reabilitação psicossocial. Utilizou-se abordagem qualitativa por meio de entrevistas semiestruturadas com 22 pacientes com reinternação psiquiátrica. A interpretação dos dados foi fundamentada no paradigma emergente da Atenção Psicossocial. Os entrevistados reconheceram a importância do apoio recebido dos familiares, tanto em termos práticos como afetivos, e admitiram as dificuldades impostas pela convivência com o sofrimento mental. Por outro lado, destacaram limitações nas relações familiares e, por conseguinte, nas possibilidades de cuidado recebido, o que conduz à incompreensão sobre o transtorno mental e à consequente desconfiança, bem como à superproteção que se confunde com privação de liberdade. Ao se considerarem esses aspectos, no contexto da desinstitucionalização, confirma-se a necessidade de a família ser incluída em intervenções de promoção de saúde, como protagonista das estratégias de reabilitação psicossocial.

  17. The Composite Face Illusion

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    Murphy, J.; Gray, K.; Cook, R

    2016-01-01

    Few findings in cognitive science have proved as influential as the composite face effect. When the top half of one face is aligned with the bottom half of another, and presented upright, the resulting composite arrangement induces a compelling percept of a novel facial configuration. Findings obtained using composite face procedures have contributed significantly to our understanding of holistic face processing, the detrimental effects of face inversion, the development of face perception, a...

  18. Formação de doutores no Brasil: o esgotamento do modelo vigente frente aos desafios colocados pela emergência do sistema global de ciência Doctoral education in Brazil: the weariness of the current model in face of the challenges posed by the emergence of the global system of science

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    Milena Yumi Ramos

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    Full Text Available Este artigo discute como a formação de pesquisadores é influenciada pela dinâmica de produção e uso do conhecimento num determinado contexto de aplicação. Desenvolve-se o argumento de que a política de pós-graduação no Brasil, orientada à carreira e ao desempenho acadêmico, como impõe o modelo de avaliação da Capes, não é capaz de atender às novas competências e papéis esperados dos doutores no atual cenário de intensificação das relações e do intercâmbio científico, econômico e cultural no âmbito nacional e, especialmente, internacional.This paper discusses how research education is influenced by the dynamics of knowledge production and use within a given context of application. It is argued that the graduate policy in Brazil, driven to academic career and performance as determined by Capes' evaluation model, does not enable the development of new competences and roles expected from doctorate holders in the current scenario marked by the intensification of relations and exchanges within scientific, economic and cultural realms, both nationally and mainly internationally.

  19. “Lar Doce Lar”: apego ao lugar em área de risco diante de desastres naturais = Home Sweet Home: place attachment in risk area facing natural disasters = Holgar, Dulce Holgar: apego al lugar en area de riesgo delante de desastres naturales

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    Alves, Roberta Borghetti

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    Full Text Available O objetivo dessa pesquisa foi compreender as características do apego à moradia localizada em área de risco. A natureza do trabalho foi qualitativa com abordagem multimétodos, por meio do Walk-around-the-block e entrevista semiestruturada com 18 pessoas residentes em área avaliada pela Defesa Civil como de risco muito alto para inundações e deslizamentos. As falas foram analisadas por meio da Grounded Theory onde estabeleceu-se categorias de análise. Evidenciou-se que o processo funcional e o simbólico do apego ao lugar contribuíram para a manutenção deste fenômeno e para a permanência na casa. Em contrapartida, a ocorrência do desastre natural e os decorrentes sentimentos de insegurança e medo juntamente com as características físicas da moradia influenciaram no apego e no cuidado do ambiente de modo que houve uma ambivalência de sentimentos entre os participantes, repercutindo no anseio entre o partir e o permanecer na casa

  20. Face Processing Systems: From Neurons to Real-World Social Perception.

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    Freiwald, Winrich; Duchaine, Bradley; Yovel, Galit

    2016-07-01

    Primate face processing depends on a distributed network of interlinked face-selective areas composed of face-selective neurons. In both humans and macaques, the network is divided into a ventral stream and a dorsal stream, and the functional similarities of the areas in humans and macaques indicate they are homologous. Neural correlates for face detection, holistic processing, face space, and other key properties of human face processing have been identified at the single neuron level, and studies providing causal evidence have established firmly that face-selective brain areas are central to face processing. These mechanisms give rise to our highly accurate familiar face recognition but also to our error-prone performance with unfamiliar faces. This limitation of the face system has important implications for consequential situations such as eyewitness identification and policing. PMID:27442071

  1. Shared or separate mechanisms for self-face and other-face processing? Evidence from adaptation.

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    Brendan eRooney

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Evidence that self-face recognition is dissociable from general face recognition hasimportant implications both for models of social cognition and for our understanding offace recognition. In two studies, we examine how adaptation affects the perception ofpersonally familiar faces, and we use a visual adaptation paradigm to investigatewhether the neural mechanisms underlying the recognition of one’s own and other facesare shared or separate. In Study 1 we show that the representation of personally familiarfaces is rapidly updated by visual experience with unfamiliar faces, so that theperception of one’s own face and a friend’s face is altered by a brief period ofadaptation to distorted unfamiliar faces. In Study 2, participants adapted to images oftheir own and a friend’s face distorted in opposite directions; the contingent aftereffectswe observe are indicative of separate neural populations, but we suggest that thesereflect coding of facial identity rather than of the categories ‘self’ and ‘other’.

  2. el caso de una posada familiar

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    Ana Maria Costa Beber

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    Full Text Available Este trabajo identifica algunos de los cambios socioculturales que están ocurriendo en los núcleos familiares autóctonos, a partir de la introducción de la actividad de turismo rural en un establecimiento rural que será denominado “Pousada do Cavalinho” (“del Caballito” para preservar la identidad de los entrevistados, de acuerdo a las normas éticas de las ciencias sociales. Estos cambios se verificaron en investigación participante y fueron relatados a partir de la percepción de los propios protagonistas. Este estudio se construye a partir de los conceptos de turismo rural, de pluriactividad, como una alternativa de ingresos en Brasil, y de turismo como un elemento capaz de generar cambios en la cultura de los anfitriones.

  3. MagAO: Status and Science

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    Morzinski, Katie M; Males, Jared R; Hinz, Phil M; Esposito, Simone; Riccardi, Armando; Briguglio, Runa; Follette, Katherine B; Pinna, Enrico; Puglisi, Alfio; Vezilj, Jennifer; Xompero, Marco; Wu, Ya-Lin

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    "MagAO" is the adaptive optics instrument at the Magellan Clay telescope at Las Campanas Observatory, Chile. MagAO has a 585-actuator adaptive secondary mirror and 1000-Hz pyramid wavefront sensor, operating on natural guide stars from $R$-magnitudes of -1 to 15. MagAO has been in on-sky operation for 166 nights since installation in 2012. MagAO's unique capabilities are simultaneous imaging in the visible and infrared with VisAO and Clio, excellent performance at an excellent site, and a lean operations model. Science results from MagAO include the first ground-based CCD image of an exoplanet, demonstration of the first accreting protoplanets, discovery of a new wide-orbit exoplanet, and the first empirical bolometric luminosity of an exoplanet. We describe the status, report the AO performance, and summarize the science results. New developments reported here include color corrections on red guide stars for the wavefront sensor, a new field stop stage to facilitate VisAO imaging of extended sources; and eye...

  4. FACE RECOGNITION USING FEATURE EXTRACTION AND NEURO-FUZZY TECHNIQUES

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    Ritesh Vyas

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Face is a primary focus of attention in social intercourse, playing a major role in conveying identity and emotion. The human ability to recognize faces is remarkable. People can recognize thousands of faces learned throughout their lifetime and identify familiar faces at a glance even after years of separation. This skill is quite robust, despite large changes in the visual stimulus due to viewing conditions, expression, aging, and distractions such as glasses, beards or changes in hair style. In this work, a system is designed to recognize human faces depending on their facial features. Also to reveal the outline of the face, eyes and nose, edge detection technique has been used. Facial features are extracted in the form of distance between important feature points. After normalization, these feature vectors are learned by artificial neural network and used to recognize facial image.

  5. Meet The Simpsons: top-down effects in face learning.

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    Bonner, Lesley; Burton, A Mike; Jenkins, Rob; McNeill, Allan; Vicki, Bruce

    2003-01-01

    We examined whether prior knowledge of a person affects the visual processes involved in learning a face. In two experiments, subjects were taught to associate human faces with characters they knew (from the TV show The Simpsons) or characters they did not (novel names). In each experiment, knowledge of the character predicted performance in a recognition memory test, relying only on old/new confidence ratings. In experiment 1, we established the technique and showed that there is a face-learning advantage for known people, even when face items are counterbalanced for familiarity across the experiment. In experiment 2 we replicated the effect in a setting which discouraged subjects from attending more to known than unknown people, and eliminated any visual association between face stimuli and a character from The Simpsons. We conclude that prior knowledge about a person can enhance learning of a new face. PMID:14700251

  6. Determinantes da estrutura de capital das empresas familiares portuguesas

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    Correia, Telma

    2003-01-01

    O presente estudo visa identificar os determinantes da estrutura de capital das empresas familiares portuguesas. Pretende-se testar o poder explicativo dos principais determinantes identificados pelas várias teorias da estrutura de capital no comportamento financeiro das empresas familiares e, identificar outros determinantes com base nas suas especificidades. A investigação incide sobre um conjunto de empresas familiares portuguesas que se constituíram como associados fundadores da As...

  7. EFEKTIVITAS SOCIAL MEDIA ADVERTISING: PERAN BRAND FAMILIARITY DAN KONGRUENSI ENDORSER

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    Sony Kusumasondjaja

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available This study examined the impact of brand familiarity and endorsers’ congruence with product being advertised on consumer responses to social media advertising in Twitter. Findings suggested that the product with a familiar brand endorsed by celebrity with high image congruence led to greater consumer trust, more positive attitude, and greater purchase intention than any other familiarity-congruence combinations. Interestingly, for unfamiliar brand, there is no significant difference between high and low endorsers’ congruence.

  8. Capacidad informativa de los resultados contables en la empresa familiar

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    Bona Sánchez, Carolina; Pérez Alemán, Jerónimo; Santana Martín, Domingo Javier

    2009-01-01

    [ES] El presente trabajo analiza la relación entre el control familiar y la credibilidad de los resultados contables. Utilizando un panel de datos de empresas españolas cotizadas no financieras para el período 1997-2003, los resultados alcanzados muestran que la credibilidad de la información contable de la empresa familiar es inferior a la de la no familiar. Asimismo, el incremento de los derechos de voto en manos del último propietario familiar incide negativamente en la credibilidad de sus...

  9. Empresas familiares em Portugal: "sucessão competente"

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    Paulo, Diana Narciso Alves

    2009-01-01

    O estudo das empresas familiares iniciou-se nos anos sessenta e setenta e, desde essa altura tem vindo a ser sucessivamente desenvolvido. De facto, as empresas familiares ocupam, hoje em dia, um papel extremamente importante na economia global, sendo que entre 65% e 80% das empresas a nível mundial são familiares. Por conseguinte, denota-se a importância de abordar este tema num contexto de Gestão de Recursos Humanos, uma vez que a presença de empresas familiares é tão significativa, tanto a ...

  10. Estresse em familiares de crianças com transtornos do aprendizado

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    Renata Mousinho

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available Introdução: Considerando-se a criança parte ativa no núcleo familiar, um déficit na leitura provoca efeitos em toda a família. O baixo rendimento escolar decorrente de dislexia ou distúrbio de aprendizagem pode aumentar o nível de estresse dos familiares.   Metodologia: participaram do projeto de pesquisa dezesseis responsáveis por crianças atendidas no Ambulatório de Transtornos da Língua Escrita, INDC-UFRJ. Foram utilizados dois questionários, sendo um estruturado: estresse, versão reduzida e um questionário específico de problemas de aprendizagem, semi-aberto, calcado nas dificuldades relatadas pelas famílias na prática clínica. Nos dois casos, as respostas deveriam ser dadas considerando-se os momentos antes e depois do diagnóstico. Resultados: foram reveladas correlações estatísticas (Pearson entre os itens dos dois questionários: significância estatística entre estresse x melhores resultados escolares e estresse x compreensão da escola. Na comparação entre o momento antes e depois do diagnóstico, evidenciou-se decréscimo substancial do impacto do estresse nos seguintes aspectos e momentos: durante o período de provas, na relação com a escola, na baixa auto-estima/ sofrimento da criança, nas terapias de apoio, em relação ao julgamento dos outros, na implicância de colegas, e na não compreensão da própria dificuldade. Conclusão: Transtornos do Aprendizado  podem ser fonte de estresse na família. A compreensão da escola somada aos melhores resultados escolares ajudam a diminuí-lo. O diagnóstico, associado à compreensão das dificuldades, é um período em que a redução se torna mais visível. Tais dados confirmam que é um importante momento para oferecer esclarecimento e apoio aos familiares.

  11. Repercussões do câncer infantil para o cuidador familiar: revisão integrativa

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    Daniela Doulavince Amador

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available Trata-se de uma revisão integrativa da literatura com o objetivo de identificar as repercussões do câncer infantil para o cuidador familiar. A pesquisa foi realizada nas bases de dados LILACS, PubMed, SciELO, Adolec e Cochrane, buscando-se artigos em português, inglês e espanhol, publicados entre 2005 e 2010, usando os descritores: cuidadores, criança, câncer e enfermagem. Foram obtidos dezoito artigos. A análise das publicações selecionadas permitiu a identificação de quatro categorias temáticas: sentimentos vivenciados pelo cuidador familiar; repercussões físicas e psicológicas do sofrimento do cuidador familiar; Impacto financeiro do câncer infantil na vida do cuidador e necessidade de apoio social ao cuidador familiar. Conclui-se que os prejuízos à vida do cuidador podem fragilizar a relação criança/cuidador necessitando efetiva atuação da equipe de saúde no intuito de oferecer suporte, acompanhamento e orientação.

  12. Conservadorismo contábil nas companhias abertas familiares e não-familiares no mercado brasileiro

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    Iana Izadora Souza Lapa de Melo Paulo; Edilson Paulo; Paulo Roberto Nobrega Cavalcante

    2015-01-01

    Este trabalho analisou se o nível de conservadorismo contábil é divergente entre as firmas familiares e não-familiares. As diferenças no sistema de governança entre empresas familiares e não familiares pode impactar a qualidade dos números contábeis reportados pelas firmas. O objetivo desta pesquisa foi analisar o nível de conservadorismo das demonstrações contábeis reportados pelas empresas familiares em relação as não-familiares. Para tanto, utilizou o modelo de Ball e Shivakumar (2005), em...

  13. Facial expression influences recognition memory for faces: robust enhancement effect of fearful expression.

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    Wang, Bo

    2013-04-01

    Memory for faces is important for social interactions. However, it is unclear whether negative or positive expression affects recollection and familiarity for faces and whether the effect can be modulated by retention interval. Two experiments examined the effect of emotional expression on recognition for faces at two delay conditions. In Experiment 1 participants viewed neutral, positive, and negative (including fearful, sad, angry etc.) faces and made gender discrimination for each face. In Experiment 2 they viewed and made gender discrimination for neutral, positive, and fearful faces. Following the incidental learning they were randomly assigned into the immediate and 24-hour (24-h) delay conditions. Findings from the two experiments are as follows: (1) In the immediate and 24-h delay conditions overall recognition and recollection for negative faces (fearful faces in Experiment 2) were better than for neutral faces and positive faces. (2) In the immediate and 24-h delay conditions recollection and familiarity for positive faces was equivalent to recollection for neutral faces. (3) The enhancement effect of fearful expression on recognition and recollection was not due to greater discriminability between the old and new faces in the fearful category. The results indicate that recognition and recollection for faces and the enhancement effect of fearful expression is robust within 24 hours. PMID:23016604

  14. Face-identity change activation outside the face system: "release from adaptation" may not always indicate neuronal selectivity.

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    Mur, Marieke; Ruff, Douglas A; Bodurka, Jerzy; Bandettini, Peter A; Kriegeskorte, Nikolaus

    2010-09-01

    Face recognition is a complex cognitive process that requires distinguishable neuronal representations of individual faces. Previous functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies using the "fMRI-adaptation" technique have suggested the existence of face-identity representations in face-selective regions, including the fusiform face area (FFA). Here, we present face-identity adaptation findings that are not well explained in terms of face-identity representations. We performed blood-oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) fMRI measurements, while participants viewed familiar faces that were shown repeatedly throughout the experiment. We found decreased activation for repeated faces in face-selective regions, as expected based on previous studies. However, we found similar effects in regions that are not face-selective, including the parahippocampal place area (PPA) and early visual cortex (EVC). These effects were present for exact-image (same view and lighting) as well as different-image (different view and/or lighting) repetition, but more widespread for exact-image repetition. Given the known functional properties of PPA and EVC, it appears unlikely that they contain domain-specific face-identity representations. Alternative interpretations include general attentional effects and carryover of activation from connected regions. These results remind us that fMRI stimulus-change effects can have a range of causes and do not provide conclusive evidence for a neuronal representation of the changed stimulus property.

  15. Dinâmica familiar em situação de nascimento e puerpério

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    Cleusa Alves Martins; Karina Machado Siqueira; Maria Antonieta Rubio Tyrrell; Maria Alves Barbosa; Sílvia Maria Soares Carvalho; Luzinéia Vieira dos Santos

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    As mudanças ocorridas durante os períodos de nascimento e puerpério podem interferir significativamente na dinâmica familiar. A formação de uma rede de apoio pelo grupo familiar pode ser extremamente benéfica, tanto para a puérpera quanto para os demais membros que vivenciam de forma mais próxima o nascimento da criança. Este estudo objetivou identificar a participação efetiva dos membros da família nos cuidados a puérpera e ao recém-nascido após alta hospitalar e analisar a dinâmica da famíl...

  16. Predictores familiares de la violencia filio-parental: el papel de la disciplina familiar

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    Izaskun Ibabe

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available La violencia filio-parental es un problema social cualitativamente diferente a otros tipos de violencia familiar, porque los adolescentes dirigen la violencia hacia quienes debieran representar la autoridad y proporcionarles bienestar. El objetivo principal de este estudio era analizar el papel de las relaciones paternofiliales y la disciplina familiar en el desarrollo de conductas violentas y prosociales de los adolescentes hacia sus padres. En el estudio participaron 585 hijos/as (48% varones entre 12 y 18 años procedentes de 8 centros escolares de la Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco. Los resultados indican que las relaciones familiares basadas en el afecto y la comunicación son las que favorecen las conductas prosociales de los hijos, y reducen las conductas violentas de éstos en el hogar. Por el contrario, las estrategias de disciplina parental coercitivas y las estrategias parcialmente coercitivas (supervisión y coste de respuesta se asocian a un mayor nivel de violencia física y psicológica de los hijos adolescentes hacia sus padres. Finalmente, se discuten las implicaciones de estos resultados en relación a la educación parental.

  17. Familiarity perception call elicited under restricted sensory cues in peer-social interactions of the domestic chick.

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    Mamiko Koshiba

    Full Text Available Social cognitive mechanisms are central to understanding developmental abnormalities, such as autistic spectrum disorder. Peer relations besides parent-infant or pair-bonding interactions are pivotal social relationships that are especially well developed in humans. Cognition of familiarity forms the basis of peer socialization. Domestic chick (Gallus gallus studies have contributed to our understanding of the developmental process in sensory-motor cognition but many processes remain unknown. In this report, we used chicks, as they are precocial birds, and we could therefore focus on peer interaction without having to consider parenting. The subject chick behavior towards familiar and unfamiliar reference peers was video-recorded, where the subject and the reference were separated by either an opaque or transparent wall. Spectrogram and behavior correlation analyses based on principal component analysis, revealed that chicks elicited an intermediate contact call and a morphologically different distress call, more frequently towards familiar versus unfamiliar chicks in acoustic only conditions. When both visual and acoustic cues were present, subject chicks exhibited approaching and floor pecking behavior, while eliciting joyful (pleasant calls, irrespective of whether reference peers were familiar or unfamiliar. Our result showed that chicks recognized familiarity using acoustic cues and expressed cognition through modified distress calls. These finding suggests that peer affiliation may be established by acoustic recognition, independent of visual face recognition, and that eventually, both forms of recognition are integrated, with modulation of acoustic recognition.

  18. Evaluation of the reproducibility of the AO/ASIF classification for humeral shaft fractures☆

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    Pignataro, Gustavo Soriano; Junqueira, André Elias; Matsunaga, Fabio Teruo; Matsumoto, Marcelo Hide; Belloti, João Carlos; Tamaoki, Marcel Jun Sugawara

    2015-01-01

    Objective To evaluate the reproducibility of the AO/Asif classification for humeral shaft fractures. Methods Consecutive radiographs of the arm in both anteroposterior and lateral view from 60 patients with humeral shaft fractures were analyzed. Six observers who were familiar with the AO/Asif classification (three shoulder and elbow surgery specialists and three general orthopedists) were selected to make the analysis, which was done at three different times. The data were subjected to statistical analysis using the kappa coefficient. Results The intra and interobserver concordance was statistically significant in all the analyses. Conclusions All the evaluators showed concordance between the three evaluations that was considered to be statistically significant. However, the highest values were found among the specialists. PMID:26417565

  19. Conservadorismo contábil nas companhias abertas familiares e não-familiares no mercado brasileiro

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    Iana Izadora Souza Lapa de Melo Paulo

    2015-05-01

    observadas nesta pesquisa apontam que as empresas familiares apresentam maior reversão de perdas contábeis do que as firmas não-familiares, sugerindo que elas têm práticas contábeis mais agressivas. Porém, com base na análise estatística proposta, não se pode confirmar que o conservadorismo contábil é significativamente diferente entre as empresas familiares e não-familiares.

  20. Educação em saúde e família: o cuidado ao paciente, vítima de acidente vascular cerebral - DOI: 10.4025/actascihealthsci.v26i1.1663 Health education in family:nursing CVA patients - DOI: 10.4025/actascihealthsci.v26i1.1663

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    Ana Ruth Macêdo Monteiro

    2004-04-01

    Full Text Available O presente estudo objetiva identificar o conhecimento dos familiares de pacientes acometidos por AVC (Acidente Vascular Cerebral sobre a doença e sobre seus cuidados e, ainda, elaborar uma cartilha de orientação quanto aos cuidados domiciliares a esses pacientes. Participaram da presente pesquisa 50 familiares de pacientes acometidos por AVC, os quais estavam acompanhando os pacientes por um período mínimo de 3 dias. Os dados obtidos da análise dos depoimentos dos familiares estão agrupados em 3 categorias: conhecendo as famílias, identificando o conhecimento dos familiares, atendendo às solicitações dos familiares. A cartilha de orientação, elaborada de acordo com o levantamento das principais dúvidas e/ou dificuldades dos familiares, busca favorecer o processo educativo dessas famílias no ambiente hospitalar, promovendo, assim, seu envolvimento nesse processo. A importância de um trabalho nesse sentido está baseada na possibilidade de uma maior compreensão dos problemas vivenciados pelos pacientes acometidos por AVC e por suas famílias, auxiliando, dessa forma, o enfermeiro a desenvolver ações visando minimizá-los e tornar a situação menos traumática para ambos.The present study aims to identify the knowledge of CVA (Cerebral Vascular Accident patients' close relatives on the disease and its specific cares; and also, to elaborate a guide for the home care of those patients. The present research evaluated family members from 50 CVA patients. These relatives were taking care of the patients for at least 3 days. The data obtained from the testimonies analysis are grouped in three categories: acquainting the families; identifying the family’s knowledge; assisting family’s requests. The guide, organized according to the relatives' main doubts and difficulties, intends to help the educational process of those families in the hospital’s atmosphere, promoting their engagement in the process. This work makes possible a

  1. Adversidade familiar e problemas comportamentais entre adolescentes infratores e não-infratores Adversidad familiar y problemas de comportamiento entre adolescentes infractores y no-infractores Family adversity and behavior problems among adolescent offenders and non-offenders

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    Maria Delfina Farias Dias Tavares da Silva; Maria Aznar Farias; Edwiges Ferreira de Mattos Silvares; Mariana Castro Arantes

    2008-01-01

    O presente estudo comparou adolescentes infratores e não-infratores com relação a dois aspectos: grau de adversidade familiar e grau de concordância entre a autopercepção e a percepção dos pais sobre problemas de comportamento dos jovens. Participaram deste estudo 40 adolescentes, 23 atendidos no Centro de Atenção e Apoio ao Adolescente (UNIFESP) e 17 adolescentes considerados infratores sob intervenção da Vara da Infância e da Juventude da comarca de Santos. Os instrumentos utilizados foram ...

  2. Comportamento de Cistus Ladanifer L. e Cistus Monspeliensis L. face aos elementos vestigiais em solos na área mineira do Chança Cistus Ladanifer L. and Cistus Monspeliensis L. behaviour in Chança mine soils contaminated with trace elements

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    Eliana Fernandes

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available Comparou-se a acumulação e translocação de elementos vestigiais em duas espécies de plantas espontâneas na área mineira do Chança, Cistus ladanifer L. e Cistus monspeliensis L., e caracterizaram-se os solos da área da rizosfera. Os solos apresentaram diferenças no conteúdo em arsénio, cobre, crómio, manganês, vanádio e zinco e alguns elementos atingiram valores totais (mg kg-1 de: 151 (As; 320 (Cr; 926 (Cu; 1010 (Mn; 235 (V. As concentrações em crómio, manganês e vanádio são diferentes na raiz das duas espécies. Na parte aérea, apenas a concentração de manganês e de níquel é semelhante. As espécies mostraram comportamento acumulador relativamente ao manganês, com excepção do C. monspeliensis numa das zonas de amostragem. Para a maioria dos elementos vestigiais, o C. monspeliensis possui maior capacidade de translocação (raiz-parte aérea do que o C. ladanifer. Os coeficientes de translocação do crómio, manganês, níquel e zinco são superiores a 1,5 nas duas espécies.Trace elements accumulation and translocation in two spontaneous plants of genus Cistus, Cistus ladanifer L. and Cistus monspeliensis L., growing in the Chança mine area, were compared. Samples of plants and soils from rizosphere were collected and characterized. Soil samples showed different total content of arsenic, chromium, copper, manganese, vanadium and zinc, and some of the trace elements had the following total values (mg kg-1: 151 (As; 320 (Cr; 926 (Cu; 1010 (Mn; 235 (V. The concentrations of chromium, manganese and vanadium in roots were different between species. In the shoots, only manganese and nickel concentrations were similar. The two species were manganese accumulators, with C. mon-speliensis exception in one of the sampled areas. Cistus monspeliensis showed the largest translocation capacity of trace elements from roots to shoots. Both species presented the translocation coefficient of chromium, manganese, nickel and zinc

  3. Impact of product familiarity on beef quality perception

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    Banovic, Marija; Fontes, Magda Aguiar; Barreira, Maria Madalena;

    2012-01-01

    This study examines the use of intrinsic and extrinsic cues in beef quality perception at the point of purchase and upon consumption by consumers with varying levels of familiarity with a particular beef product. High-familiarity consumers tend to use the color of the meat to assess beef quality,...

  4. Familiarity with music increases walking speed in rhythmic auditory cuing.

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    Leow, Li-Ann; Rinchon, Cricia; Grahn, Jessica

    2015-03-01

    Rhythmic auditory stimulation (RAS) is a gait rehabilitation method in which patients synchronize footsteps to a metronome or musical beats. Although RAS with music can ameliorate gait abnormalities, outcomes vary, possibly because music properties, such as groove or familiarity, differ across interventions. To optimize future interventions, we assessed how initially familiar and unfamiliar low-groove and high-groove music affected synchronization accuracy and gait in healthy individuals. We also experimentally increased music familiarity using repeated exposure to initially unfamiliar songs. Overall, familiar music elicited faster stride velocity and less variable strides, as well as better synchronization performance (matching of step tempo to beat tempo). High-groove music, as reported previously, led to faster stride velocity than low-groove music. We propose two mechanisms for familiarity's effects. First, familiarity with the beat structure reduces cognitive demands of synchronizing, leading to better synchronization performance and faster, less variable gait. Second, familiarity might have elicited faster gait by increasing enjoyment of the music, as enjoyment was higher after repeated exposure to initially low-enjoyment songs. Future studies are necessary to dissociate the contribution of these mechanisms to the observed RAS effects of familiar music on gait. PMID:25773617

  5. When Do Infants Begin Recognizing Familiar Words in Sentences?

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    DePaolis, Rory A.; Vihman, Marilyn M.; Keren-Portnoy, Tamar

    2014-01-01

    Previous studies have shown that by 11 but not by 10 months infants recognize words that have become familiar from everyday life independently of the experimental setting. This study explored the ability of 10-, 11-, and 12- month-old infants to recognize familiar words in sentential context, without experimental training. The headturn preference…

  6. Familiarity for Associations? A Test of the Domain Dichotomy Theory

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    Harlow, Iain M.; Mackenzie, Graham; Donaldson, David I.

    2010-01-01

    Episodic recognition memory is mediated by functionally separable retrieval processes, notably familiarity (a general sense of prior exposure) and recollection (the retrieval of contextual details), whose relative engagement depends partly on the nature of the information being retrieved. Currently, the specific contribution of familiarity to…

  7. Empresas familiares de inmigrantes en Barcelona y Montevideo

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    Paola Martínez Pérez

    2009-01-01

    El objetivo de este trabajo es observar las diferentes dimensiones que adquiere la familia en las empresas familiares de inmigrantes. En este caso, la propuesta metodológica es analizar, de forma comparativa, la realidad empresarial consolidada del colectivo gallego en Montevideo con las empresas familiares de inmigrantes de reciente creación en el área metropolitana en Barcelona.

  8. 30 CFR 57.19096 - Familiarity with signal code.

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    ... 30 Mineral Resources 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Familiarity with signal code. 57.19096 Section... Hoisting Signaling § 57.19096 Familiarity with signal code. Any person reponsible for receiving or giving... with the posted signaling code. Shafts...

  9. 30 CFR 56.19096 - Familiarity with signal code.

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    ... 30 Mineral Resources 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Familiarity with signal code. 56.19096 Section... Hoisting Signaling § 56.19096 Familiarity with signal code. Any person responsible for receiving or giving... with the posted signaling code. Shafts...

  10. Familiar-Strange: Teaching the Scripture as John Would Teach

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    Ha, Tung-Chiew

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    The Gospel of John teaches through telling the story of Jesus in light of the familiar Hebrew faith stories. It is an interpretive task that presents Jesus to his audience and teaches them adequate faith. John the Teacher skillfully uses narrative skills to create the familiar-strange effect in his storytelling. Each story is followed by a…

  11. How does typeface familiarity affect reading performance and reader preference?

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    Beier, Sofie

    2013-01-01

    Some typographers have proposed that typeface familiarity is defined by the amount of time that a reader has been exposed to a typeface design, while other typographers have proposed that familiarity is defined by the commonalities in letter shapes. These two hypotheses were tested by measuring...

  12. Relação/participação no cuidado entre o cuidador familiar e o idoso com Alzheimer

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    Seima, Márcia Daniele

    2011-01-01

    Resumo: Trata-se de estudo quantitativo de corte transversal e qualitativo-descritivo com o objetivo de interpretar a relação/participação no cuidado entre cuidadores familiares e idosos com Alzheimer alicerçada na dialética concreta da participação segundo os quatro preceitos de Gabriel Marcel. O estudo foi realizado em um Centro de Referência em Atendimento em Doença de Alzheimer – Unidade de Atenção ao Idoso, sediado no município de Curitiba-Pr, e nos respectivos domicílios dos cuidadores ...

  13. Perception of familiar contrasts in unfamiliar positions

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    Broersma, Mirjam

    2005-06-01

    This paper investigates the perception of non-native phoneme contrasts which exist in the native language, but not in the position tested. Like English, Dutch contrasts voiced and voiceless obstruents. Unlike English, Dutch allows only voiceless obstruents in word-final position. Dutch and English listeners' accuracy on English final voicing contrasts and their use of preceding vowel duration as a voicing cue were tested. The phonetic structure of Dutch should provide the necessary experience for a native-like use of this cue. Experiment 1 showed that Dutch listeners categorized English final /zee/-/ess/, /vee/-/eff/, /bee/-/pee/, and /dee/-/tee/ contrasts in nonwords as accurately as initial contrasts, and as accurately as English listeners did, even when release bursts were removed. In experiment 2, English listeners used vowel duration as a cue for one final contrast, although it was uninformative and sometimes mismatched other voicing characteristics, whereas Dutch listeners did not. Although it should be relatively easy for them, Dutch listeners did not use vowel duration. Nevertheless, they attained native-like accuracy, and sometimes even outperformed the native listeners who were liable to be misled by uninformative vowel duration information. Thus, native-like use of cues for non-native but familiar contrasts in unfamiliar positions may hardly ever be attained. .

  14. As empresas familiares – Características e problemáticas

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    Ana Maria Ussman

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    A administração das empresas não pode ser feita independentemente do contexto em que as mesmas funcionam. Um dos aspectos a ter em conta é a ligação que existe entre as empresas e a família proprietária, ligação essa que pode perdurar ao longo de várias gerações! Essa relação provoca confusão entre relações familiares e profissionais, o que, se nuns casos é ultrapassável, noutros é fonte de complicações para a sobrevivência da empresa. Neste artigo apresentam-se em linhas gerais alguns aspect...

  15. Opiniões dos adolescentes do ensino médio sobre o relacionamento familiar e seus planos para o futuro

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    Elisângela Maria Machado Pratta

    2007-04-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo objetivou levantar pontos positivos e negativos do relacionamento familiar segundo a opinião de adolescentes usuários e não usuários de substâncias psicoativas, bem como identificar os planos que esses grupos apresentam para o futuro. Participaram 568 adolescentes que responderam a um questionário de auto-preenchimento. As análises envolveram a descrição da distribuição das variáveis e a aplicação do teste qui-quadrado. Os resultados mostraram que, no que se refere aos pontos positivos e negativos do relacionamento familiar, foram destacados aspectos referentes à "dinâmica familiar". Quanto aos pontos negativos, no grupo de adolescentes que já utilizaram ou utilizam drogas, o principal tema foi a "falta de diálogo" na família. Por fim, os principais planos para o futuro que os adolescentes de ambos os grupos apresentaram envolvem questões referentes à família e à preparação e atuação profissional. Esses dados fornecem informações relevantes para o planejamento de estratégias preventivas ao uso de drogas na adolescência.

  16. Diabetes mellitus juvenil: a experiência de familiares de adolescentes e pré-adolescentes Juvenile diabetes: the family's experience with diabetic adolescents and pre-adolescents

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    Thaís Basso de Brito

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo foi desenvolvido com o objetivo de investigar a experiência de cuidar de adolescentes e pré-adolescentes portadores de diabetes tipo I, na perspectiva dos seus familiares. Foi utilizada a abordagem fenomenológica, modalidade de pesquisa qualitativa que se propõe a compreender os significados das experiências vividas. Foram entrevistados dez pais (9 mães e 1 pai em hospital de ensino do interior paulista. A experiência de cuidar do filho com diabetes emerge das convergências das descrições dos participantes, sendo descrita em três temas principais: o universo da doença; relação com as pessoas; reflexão sobre a experiência vivida. Os participantes descrevem suas dificuldades e estratégias para manterem a família unida e ainda oferecer suporte aos filhos. Eles acreditam que têm que aceitar e enfrentar os desafios, além de estimularem os filhos para sua segurança e qualidade de vida. Os dados mostraram a necessidade de um suporte profissional, além de um espaço para a discussão de temas tanto para as crianças com diabetes como para seus familiares.This study aimed at investigating the experience of taking care of adolescents and pre-adolescents with type 1 diabetes from the standpoint of their family members. A phenomenological approach, i.e. a type of qualitative analysis aimed at understanding the meaning of life experiences, was used. Ten parents (9 mothers and 1 father were interviewed at a teaching hospital in the interior of São Paulo state. The experience of taking care of a child with diabetes emerged from the converging points reported under 3 main themes: the universe of the disease; personal relationships; reflections on the experience. The participants described their difficulties and the strategies they use for keeping the family together besides providing support to the children. They believe they have to accept and face the challenges, besides motivating their children in order to ensure their

  17. Memory color effect induced by familiarity of brand logos.

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    Atsushi Kimura

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: When people are asked to adjust the color of familiar objects such as fruits until they appear achromatic, the subjective gray points of the objects are shifted away from the physical gray points in a direction opposite to the memory color (memory color effect. It is still unclear whether the discrepancy between memorized and actual colors of objects is dependent on the familiarity of the objects. Here, we conducted two experiments in order to examine the relationship between the degree of a subject's familiarity with objects and the degree of the memory color effect by using logographs of food and beverage companies. METHODS AND FINDINGS: In Experiment 1, we measured the memory color effects of logos which varied in terms of their familiarity (high, middle, or low. Results demonstrate that the memory color effect occurs only in the high-familiarity condition, but not in the middle- and low-familiarity conditions. Furthermore, there is a positive correlation between the memory color effect and the actual number of domestic stores of the brand. In Experiment 2, we assessed the semantic association between logos and food/beverage names by using a semantic priming task to elucidate whether the memory color effect of logos relates to consumer brand cognition, and found that the semantic associations between logos and food/beverage names in the high-familiarity brands were stronger than those in the low-familiarity brands only when the logos were colored correctly, but not when they were appropriately or inappropriately colored, or achromatic. CONCLUSION: The current results provide behavioral evidence of the relationship between the familiarity of objects and the memory color effect and suggest that the memory color effect increases with the familiarity of objects, albeit not constantly.

  18. A música na terminalidade humana: concepções dos familiares

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    Catarina Aparecida Sales

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Estudo qualitativo que utilizou a estratégia metodológica do estudo de casos múltipos e a fenomenologia existencial heideggeriana para analisar os dados. O objetivo foi compreender como os familiares percebem a influência das vivências musicais na saúde física e mental de um familiar que experiencia a terminalidade. Os dados foram coletados junto a sete indivíduos pertencentes a duas famílias por meio de entrevista e observação em maio e junho de 2009. Os resultados mostraram que a utilização da música no cuidado dos seres que vivenciam o câncer pode proporcionar bem-estar aos pacientes e cuidadores. Considerando-se o déficit de lazer e a monotonia do ambiente domiciliar, a utilização da música contempla os preceitos filosóficos e humanitários dos cuidados paliativos, caracterizando-se como um recurso complementar no cuidado de enfermagem, pois além de constituir um recurso de comunicação, promove melhor relacionamento interpessoal entre o doente e sua família.

  19. The perceived familiarity gap hypothesis: examining how media attention and reflective integration relate to perceived familiarity with nanotechnology in Singapore

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    Public level of familiarity with nanotechnology partly determines their acceptance or rejection of the technology. This study examines the differential influence of public attention to science news in the media and reflective integration on perceived familiarity with nanotechnology among people in the higher and lower socioeconomic status (SES) groups in Singapore. Significant three-way interactions among education, science news attention, and reflective integration variables were found. Attention to television science news narrowed the level of perceived familiarity with nanotechnology between the higher and lower SES groups for those who engaged in high elaborative processing. Science newspaper attention, on the other hand, widened the familiarity gap between the higher and lower SES groups among those who engaged in high elaborative processing. Two-way interaction among education and elaborative processing were found—elaborative processing closed the familiarity gap between higher and lower SES groups. Theoretical and practical implications were discussed

  20. The perceived familiarity gap hypothesis: examining how media attention and reflective integration relate to perceived familiarity with nanotechnology in Singapore

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    Lee, Edmund W. J., E-mail: leew0124@e.ntu.edu.sg; Ho, Shirley S. [Nanyang Technological University, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (Singapore)

    2015-05-15

    Public level of familiarity with nanotechnology partly determines their acceptance or rejection of the technology. This study examines the differential influence of public attention to science news in the media and reflective integration on perceived familiarity with nanotechnology among people in the higher and lower socioeconomic status (SES) groups in Singapore. Significant three-way interactions among education, science news attention, and reflective integration variables were found. Attention to television science news narrowed the level of perceived familiarity with nanotechnology between the higher and lower SES groups for those who engaged in high elaborative processing. Science newspaper attention, on the other hand, widened the familiarity gap between the higher and lower SES groups among those who engaged in high elaborative processing. Two-way interaction among education and elaborative processing were found—elaborative processing closed the familiarity gap between higher and lower SES groups. Theoretical and practical implications were discussed.

  1. Adolescentes infratores: rede social e funcionamento familiar Adolescent transgressors: social network and family functioning

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    Bianca de Moraes Branco

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo desse estudo é identificar as características da rede social dos internos da Fase-RS que cumprem medida de ICPAE (interno com possibilidade de atividade externa. Também caracterizar suas famílias, quanto aos aspectos sócio-bio-demográficos e à percepção do funcionamento familiar por esses adolescentes. Foram investigados cinco adolescentes que tiveram progressão para ICPAE, utilizando-se a metodologia de Estudo de Caso, através da confecção do mapa da rede social e da escala GARF (Global Assessment of Relational Functioning Scale para avaliação do funcionamento familiar. Nenhum dos cinco adolescentes avaliados preencheu o quadrante trabalho/escola da rede social. Dos cinco adolescentes, três preencheram apenas os quadrantes família e amigos. O total de membros e instituições incluídas no mapa da rede social variou entre seis e doze. As notas de funcionamento familiar foram baixas.The aim of this studys is to identify the characteristics of the adolescents as well as their familys social network, regarding socio-bio-demographic aspects and the interns' perception of their familys functioning. The participants were five adolescents in a State institution (FASE-RS who were also allowed to have external activities. A case study method was used through the making of a social network map and the family's functioning was measured using the global assessment of relational functioning scale (GARF. None of the five adolescents assessed used the work/school quadrant of social network. Three of them only filled the family and friends' quadrants. The total members and institutions included in the social network map varied between six and twelve. The scores on family functioning were low.

  2. Detecting personal familiarity depends on static frames in "thin slices" of behavior.

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    Saville, Alyson; Balas, Benjamin

    2014-12-01

    Brief glimpses of nonverbal behavior (or "thin slices") offer ample visual information to make reliable judgments about individuals. Previous work has largely focused on the personality characteristics and traits of individuals; however, the nature of dyadic relationships (strangers, lovers, or friends) can also be determined (Ambady & Gray, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83, 947-961 2002). Judgments from thin slices are known to be accurate, but the motion features supporting accurate performance are unknown. We explored whether personal familiarity was detectable within the context of "thin slices" of genuine interaction, as well as the invariant properties of thin-slice recognition. In two experiments, participants sequentially viewed two 6-s silent videos on each trial of an individual interacting with an unfamiliar partner; the other depicted the same person interacting with a personally familiar partner. All sequences were cropped so that only the target individual was visible. In Experiment 1, participants viewed either the original sequences, reversed sequences, a static-image "slideshow" of the sequence, or a static-image slideshow with blank frames separating the images. In Experiment 2, all participants viewed the original sequences and clips played at either double speed or half speed. Participants' performance was above chance in the forward and reverse conditions, but was significantly better in both the static-image slideshow conditions. When task speed was manipulated, we found a larger performance cost for fast than for slow videos. Detecting personal familiarity via spontaneous natural gestures depends on information in static images more than on face or body movement. Although static images are typically less important for recognizing nonverbal behavior, we argue they may be valuable for making familiarity judgments from thin slices. PMID:24683099

  3. Caracterización sociodemográfica del cuidador familiar de la persona mayor en una localidad de Bogotá-Colombia / Socio-demographic Characteristics of the Caregiver for Elderly People in a Location in Bogota-Colombia / Caracterização sociodemográfica do cuidador familiar da pessoa idosa numa região da cidade de Bogotá-Colômbia

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    Blanca Nieves Piratoba-Hernández, Enf., Esp., MSc.

    2015-07-01

    apoyo mínimo a los cuidadores. [Piratoba-Hernández BN, Rozo-Gutiérrez JN. Caracterización sociodemográfica del cuidador familiar de la persona mayor en una localidad de Bogotá-Colombia. MedUNAB 2015; 18 (1: 51-57] Introduction: A rise in the elderly population and also in the Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD has increased the demand of women providing permanent care. The recognition of socio-demographic characteristics allows to identify the situation caregivers go through. Objective: To identify special characteristics of family caregivers of dependent elderly people in order to contribute to the development of programs that provide assistance. Method: A quantitative cross sectional descriptive design from August 2010 to March 2011. Data collection was done through a face to face interview using the socio-demographic characterization survey. There was a practical sample with 91 caregivers. The SPSS version 15 statistics program was used to analyze the data. Results: It was learned that family caregivers’ age ranged from 36 to 59, and that 81% of them were women who attended only elementary school or did not finish high school 45%. 36% of them were married, 53% of them stayed home, and 87% of them had health insurance. Most of the caregivers were children taking care of parents who have done this job 24/7 for more than 37 months (87%. These caregivers do not have enough tools to face negative situations that could result when taking care of elderly people. Conclusions: Characteristics such as age, education level, time dedicated to the care, support network, occupation, and socioeconomic status make necessary the search for alternatives for caregivers who do not have resources to access to optimal levels of information. These results allow different sectors to implement actions and generate programs according to the needs that impact on the quality of life for caregivers. The existing regulations of the General Health System provide minimal support for

  4. Carcass and meat lamb and kid quality and development of consumer acceptability Calidad de la canal y de la carne ovina y caprina y los gustos de los consumidores Qualidade da carcaça e da carne ovina e caprina em face ao desenvolvimento da percepção do consumidor

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    Carlos Sañudo Astiz

    2008-07-01

    , desde sua origem produziram múltiplos benefícios ao homem. Nos dois últimos século

  5. Face powder poisoning

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    ... this page: //medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002700.htm Face powder poisoning To use the sharing features on this page, please enable JavaScript. Face powder poisoning occurs when someone swallows or breathes ...

  6. Adults scan own- and other-race faces differently.

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    Genyue Fu

    Full Text Available It is well established that individuals show an other-race effect (ORE in face recognition: they recognize own-race faces better than other-race faces. The present study tested the hypothesis that individuals would also scan own- and other-race faces differently. We asked Chinese participants to remember Chinese and Caucasian faces and we tested their memory of the faces over five testing blocks. The participants' eye movements were recorded with the use of an eye tracker. The data were analyzed with an Area of Interest approach using the key AOIs of a face (eyes, nose, and mouth. Also, we used the iMap toolbox to analyze the raw data of participants' fixation on each pixel of the entire face. Results from both types of analyses strongly supported the hypothesis. When viewing target Chinese or Caucasian faces, Chinese participants spent a significantly greater proportion of fixation time on the eyes of other-race Caucasian faces than the eyes of own-race Chinese faces. In contrast, they spent a significantly greater proportion of fixation time on the nose and mouth of Chinese faces than the nose and mouth of Caucasian faces. This pattern of differential fixation, for own- and other-race eyes and nose in particular, was consistent even as participants became increasingly familiar with the target faces of both races. The results could not be explained by the perceptual salience of the Chinese nose or Caucasian eyes because these features were not differentially salient across the races. Our results are discussed in terms of the facial morphological differences between Chinese and Caucasian faces and the enculturation of mutual gaze norms in East Asian cultures.

  7. Holistic face processing can inhibit recognition of forensic facial composites.

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    McIntyre, Alex H; Hancock, Peter J B; Frowd, Charlie D; Langton, Stephen R H

    2016-04-01

    Facial composite systems help eyewitnesses to show the appearance of criminals. However, likenesses created by unfamiliar witnesses will not be completely accurate, and people familiar with the target can find them difficult to identify. Faces are processed holistically; we explore whether this impairs identification of inaccurate composite images and whether recognition can be improved. In Experiment 1 (n = 64) an imaging technique was used to make composites of celebrity faces more accurate and identification was contrasted with the original composite images. Corrected composites were better recognized, confirming that errors in production of the likenesses impair identification. The influence of holistic face processing was explored by misaligning the top and bottom parts of the composites (cf. Young, Hellawell, & Hay, 1987). Misalignment impaired recognition of corrected composites but identification of the original, inaccurate composites significantly improved. This effect was replicated with facial composites of noncelebrities in Experiment 2 (n = 57). We conclude that, like real faces, facial composites are processed holistically: recognition is impaired because unlike real faces, composites contain inaccuracies and holistic face processing makes it difficult to perceive identifiable features. This effect was consistent across composites of celebrities and composites of people who are personally familiar. Our findings suggest that identification of forensic facial composites can be enhanced by presenting composites in a misaligned format. PMID:26436334

  8. Holistic face processing can inhibit recognition of forensic facial composites.

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    McIntyre, Alex H; Hancock, Peter J B; Frowd, Charlie D; Langton, Stephen R H

    2016-04-01

    Facial composite systems help eyewitnesses to show the appearance of criminals. However, likenesses created by unfamiliar witnesses will not be completely accurate, and people familiar with the target can find them difficult to identify. Faces are processed holistically; we explore whether this impairs identification of inaccurate composite images and whether recognition can be improved. In Experiment 1 (n = 64) an imaging technique was used to make composites of celebrity faces more accurate and identification was contrasted with the original composite images. Corrected composites were better recognized, confirming that errors in production of the likenesses impair identification. The influence of holistic face processing was explored by misaligning the top and bottom parts of the composites (cf. Young, Hellawell, & Hay, 1987). Misalignment impaired recognition of corrected composites but identification of the original, inaccurate composites significantly improved. This effect was replicated with facial composites of noncelebrities in Experiment 2 (n = 57). We conclude that, like real faces, facial composites are processed holistically: recognition is impaired because unlike real faces, composites contain inaccuracies and holistic face processing makes it difficult to perceive identifiable features. This effect was consistent across composites of celebrities and composites of people who are personally familiar. Our findings suggest that identification of forensic facial composites can be enhanced by presenting composites in a misaligned format.

  9. Eye contrast polarity is critical for face recognition by infants.

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    Otsuka, Yumiko; Motoyoshi, Isamu; Hill, Harold C; Kobayashi, Megumi; Kanazawa, So; Yamaguchi, Masami K

    2013-07-01

    Just as faces share the same basic arrangement of features, with two eyes above a nose above a mouth, human eyes all share the same basic contrast polarity relations, with a sclera lighter than an iris and a pupil, and this is unique among primates. The current study examined whether this bright-dark relationship of sclera to iris plays a critical role in face recognition from early in development. Specifically, we tested face discrimination in 7- and 8-month-old infants while independently manipulating the contrast polarity of the eye region and of the rest of the face. This gave four face contrast polarity conditions: fully positive condition, fully negative condition, positive face with negated eyes ("negative eyes") condition, and negated face with positive eyes ("positive eyes") condition. In a familiarization and novelty preference procedure, we found that 7- and 8-month-olds could discriminate between faces only when the contrast polarity of the eyes was preserved (positive) and that this did not depend on the contrast polarity of the rest of the face. This demonstrates the critical role of eye contrast polarity for face recognition in 7- and 8-month-olds and is consistent with previous findings for adults. PMID:23499321

  10. Lightweight Face Relighting

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    Paris, Sylvain; Sillion, François X.; Quan, Long

    2003-01-01

    International audience In this paper we present a method to relight human faces in real time, using consumer-grade graphics cards even with limited 3D capabilities. We show how to render faces using a combination of a simple, hardware-accelerated parametric model simulating skin shading and a detail texture map, and provide robust procedures to estimate all the necessary parameters for a given face. Our model strikes a balance between the difficulty of realistic face rendering (given the v...

  11. Generic Face Animation

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    Cerda, Mauricio; Valenzuela, Renato; Hitschfeld-Kahler, Nancy; Terissi, Lucas; Gomez, Juan C.

    2010-01-01

    International audience In computer vision, the animation of objects has attracted a lot attention, specially the animations of 3D face models. The animation of face models requires in general to manually adapt each generic movement (open/close mouth) to each specific head geometry. In this work we propose a technique for the animation of any face model avoiding most of the manual intervention. In order to achieve this we assume that: (1) faces, despite obvious differences are quite similar...

  12. GPU accelerated face detection

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    Mäkelä, J.

    2013-01-01

    Graphics processing units have massive parallel processing capabilities, and there is a growing interest in utilizing them for generic computing. One area of interest is computationally heavy computer vision algorithms, such as face detection and recognition. Face detection is used in a variety of applications, for example the autofocus on cameras, face and emotion recognition, and access control. In this thesis, the face detection algorithm was accelerated with GPU using OpenCL. The goal was...

  13. Learning Deep Face Representation

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    Fan, Haoqiang; Cao, Zhimin; Jiang, Yuning; Yin, Qi; Doudou, Chinchilla

    2014-01-01

    Face representation is a crucial step of face recognition systems. An optimal face representation should be discriminative, robust, compact, and very easy-to-implement. While numerous hand-crafted and learning-based representations have been proposed, considerable room for improvement is still present. In this paper, we present a very easy-to-implement deep learning framework for face representation. Our method bases on a new structure of deep network (called Pyramid CNN). The proposed Pyrami...

  14. The shadow of familiarity: a contributor to the intersubjective field.

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    Winborn, Mark

    2012-04-01

    This paper examines the influence of familiarity on the progress of analysis. It is proposed that familiarity is a particular aspect of the intersubjective field which emerges over time and begins to shape and influence the behaviours, perceptions, thoughts, and feelings of the participants. It is also proposed that states of familiarity can have facilitative or defensive functions in an analytic relationship and that it is an influence co-created in the field. The experience of familiarity operates as background to our various foreground concerns in analytic work and therefore exists primarily as an implicit, rather than explicit, experience in analysis. Defensive familiarity often creates a feeling of relatedness that is subtly unrelated, a form of pseudo-intimacy. Parallels between defensive familiarity and related concepts are examined including defences against the unknown, role responsiveness, romantic love, the image of the stranger, and unformulated experience. This paper concludes with two case examples and a discussion of procedural knowledge in the implicit domain as an explanatory framework for the understanding of familiarity states in the analytic setting.

  15. The prototype effect revisited: Evidence for an abstract feature model of face recognition.

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    Wallis, Guy; Siebeck, Ulrike E; Swann, Kellie; Blanz, Volker; Bülthoff, Heinrich H

    2008-01-01

    Humans typically have a remarkable memory for faces. Nonetheless, in some cases they can be fooled. Experiments described in this paper provide new evidence for an effect in which observers falsely "recognize" a face that they have never seen before. The face is a chimera (prototype) built from parts extracted from previously viewed faces. It is known that faces of this kind can be confused with truly familiar faces, a result referred to as the prototype effect. However, recent studies have failed to find evidence for a full effect, one in which the prototype is regarded not only as familiar, but as more familiar than faces which have been seen before. This study sought to reinvestigate the effect. In a pair of experiments, evidence is reported for the full effect based on both an old/new discrimination task and a familiarity ranking task. The results are shown to be consistent with a recognition model in which faces are represented as combinations of reusable, abstract features. In a final experiment, novel predictions of the model are verified by comparing the size of the prototype effect for upright and upside-down faces. Despite the fundamentally piecewise nature of the model, an explanation is provided as to how it can also account for the sensitivity of observers to configural and holistic cues. This discussion is backed up with the use of an unsupervised network model. Overall, the paper describes how an abstract feature-based model can reconcile a range of results in the face recognition literature and, in turn, lessen currently perceived differences between the representation of faces and other objects. PMID:18484826

  16. Conhecimento materno/familiar sobre o cuidado prestado à criança doente Conocimiento maternal/familiar sobre el cuidado del ninõ enfermo Maternal/familiar knowledge in relation to care provided to sick children

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    Sônia Regina Leite de Almeida Prado

    2006-08-01

    Full Text Available Dentre as bases da estratégia AIDPI destacam-se medidas para o cuidado efetivo da criança no domicílio. Considerando que essa estratégia foi prioritariamente implantada nas unidades de saúde com Programa de Saúde da Família-PSF, este estudo teve como objetivo, identificar conhecimentos maternos em relação ao cuidado prestado à criança com infecção respiratória aguda ou com diarréia, em unidades de saúde com modelos assistenciais distintos, com-PSF e sem-PSF. Os resultados apontaram que o grau de conhecimento da mãe e/ou familiares era semelhante nos dois modelos assistenciais. Com relação à diarréia, ainda persistiam conhecimentos superados do ponto de vista cientifico, mostrando a necessidade de se melhorar a comunicação com a mãe ou familiares, mesmo na unidade de saúde com-PSF.De la estrategia AIEPI se destacan en su base las medidas para la atención efectiva de los niños en sus casas. Considerando que esa estrategia fue prioritariamente implantada en las unidades de salud con el Programa de Salud de la Familia-PSF, este estudio tuvo como objetivo, identificar los conocimientos de las madres en la atención de los niños con infección respiratoria aguda y con diarrea en unidades de salud con modelos asistenciales distintos, con-PSF y sin-PSF. Los resultados apuntan que el grado de conocimiento de la madre y/o familiares era semejante en los dos modelos asistenciales. Sobre la diarrea, todavía siguen conocimientos superados del punto de vista científico, indicando la necesidad de mejorar la comunicación con la madre o familiares, mismo en la unidad de salud con el-PSF.Improving family and community practices is one of the components of the strategy Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI. Considering that In Brazil, IMCI is being implemented in the context of Family Health Program (PSF, the objective of this study was to identify maternal knowledge in relation to care provided to child with respiratory

  17. About (above) a face - a face

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    2009-01-01

    This text intents to unfold some considerations regardind the perception of the image of the Lóri’s face, from the book Uma aprendizagem ou o livro dos prazeres, published by Clarice Lispector in 1969. For that, will be studied the politicians devices who involve the apprehension of the face as a qualifying of the subject and, at the same time, its relation with the lenguage.

  18. Salud familiar en familias con adolescente gestante Saúde familiar em famílias com adolescentes gestantes Family health in families with pregnant adolescents

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    instrumento ISF GES 19 desenhado, implementado e testado pela Doutora Pilar Amaya de Peña. Obteve-se uma visão global sobre a saú-de familiar e se comparou o grau de saúde familiar de acordo com as características achadas em cada um dos grupos. Conclui-se que as famílias não sentem ou não percebem o risco de sofrer ou não uma patologia durante a gravidez, e por tanto, não afeta seu grau de saúde familiar, que consideram saudável e satisfatório. Faz-se um apelo para criar estratégias voltados a diminuir os riscos de saúde aos quais a família e a mãe adolescente estão expostas.The research was based on Marie Louise Friedemann's theory of systemic organization. This paper is purported to describe the level of family health of families with pregnant teenage daughters. Comparative cross-sectional descriptive study with a quantitative approach that assesses the level of family health of 100 families treated in two Health Provider Institutions (IPS in Bogotá, Colombia. They were divided into two groups: the frst group was made up by the families with pregnant adolescents that showed signs of morbidity in the third quarter of the pregnancy and the second group was formed by the families with pregnant adolescents that showed no signs of morbidity. The ISF GES 19 instrument was used to gather data. This instrument was designed, implemented and tested by Dr. Pilar Amaya de Peña. An overview of family health levels was obtained and compared against the characteristics found in each group. In conclusion, families do not feel or perceive the risk to suffer or not from a pathology during the pregnancy, so therefore, it affects family health levels in no way, thus, considering family health as both healthy and satisfactory. An urge is made to create strategies aimed at decreasing health-related risks to which the families and teenage mothers are exposed.

  19. Educación infantil y diversidad familiar

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    López, Francisca; Díez, Marta; Morgado, Beatriz

    2009-01-01

    Los ingentes cambios sociales experimentados en las últimas décadas en el ámbito de la familia, se han visto reflejados en el aumento de la diversidad familiar de los chicos y chicas que conforman las aulas. Ahora bien, este aumento no ha ido acompañado de cambios y revisión de prejuicios en torno a las "nuevas" estructuras familiares. En este artículo se pretende plasmar la forma en que la diversidad familiar es tratada en la escuela en general y, particularmente, en Educación Infantil. Post...

  20. Lévi-Strauss nos 90 voltas ao passado

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    Lévi-Strauss Claude

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    Full Text Available Este artigo responde às críticas formuladas por Christian Delacampagne e Bernard Traimond em "A Polêmica Sartre/Lévi-Strauss Revisitada. Nas Raízes das Ciências Sociais de Hoje", publicado em Les Temps Modernes 596 (novembro-dezembro de 1997. Para fazê-lo, recorda inicialmente o caráter relativo da oposição entre "sociedades frias" e "sociedades quentes". Em seguida, refuta a tese de que Maurice Merleau-Ponty, sob a capa de um elogio, teria dirigido críticas veladas ao autor. Finalmente, reconhecendo o afastamento da antropologia de hoje em face das posições do autor, admite, sem se pronunciar sobre o valor desse movimento, que temas de ar sartriano ressurgem nos antropólogos contemporâneos.

  1. Multiview Face Detection

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    Sauquet, Tiffany; Rodriguez, Yann; Marcel, Sébastien

    2005-01-01

    In this document, we address the problem of multiview face detection. This work extends the frontal face detection system developed at the IDIAP Research Institute to multiview face detection. The main state-of-the art techniques are reviewed and a novel architecture is presented, based on a pyramid of detectors that are trained for different views of faces. The proposed approach robustly detects faces rotated up to -67.5 degree in the image plane and up to -90 degree out of the image plane. ...

  2. Satisfacción familiar, apoyo familiar y conflicto trabajo-familia en una muestra de trabajadores chilenos

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    Paz A. Olmedo Fuentes

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Se analiza la relación existente entre satisfacción familiar, apoyo familiar y conflicto trabajo-familia en una muestra de trabajadores del comercio mayorista chileno, controlando variables sociodemográficas. A 128 trabajadores técnicos y profesionales entre 20 y 49 años, pertenecientes a dos ciudades ubicadas en la región del Maule (Chile le fueron aplicados tres instrumentos de medición de las variables referidas. Se observa que tanto el apoyo familiar como la satisfacción familiar son variables que se encuentran relacionadas (r= 0,470; p=0,001, por tanto se pueden utilizar en conjunto y ambas se ven a su vez relacionadas con el conflicto trabajo-familia. Al realizar el estudio de regresión se obtuvo que apoyo familiar y satisfacción familiar son predictores del conflicto trabajo-familia (β= -0,386; t[91]= -4,698; p<0,001, relacionándose significativa y negativamente con el conflicto trabajo-familia (r= -0,684; p=0,001, es decir, que a mayores niveles de apoyo y satisfacción familiar, menores son los niveles de conflicto trabajo-familia.

  3. Mulheres falando sobre suas crenças e práticas no cuidado ao coto umbilical do recém-nascido

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    Astrid Eggert Boens; Marisa Monticelli; Ingrid Elsen

    1991-01-01

    Este estudo teve como objetivo verificar o significado do coto umbilical, o auxílio à nova mãe no cuidado ao RN e as práticas no cuidado ao coto umbilical. Utilizou-se técnicas qualitativas para entrevistar mulheres com experiência no cuidado ao RN. Verificou-se que o auxílio no cuidado ao RN é feito pelos familiares de forma hierárquica onde a mãe da puérpura ocupa primeiro lugar. Este auxílio irá influenciar na percepção que a nova mãe tem coto bem como nas práticas do cuidado. Conclui-se q...

  4. Family approaches to treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder Abordagem familiar no tratamento do transtorno obsessivo-compulsivo

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    Gail Steketee

    2003-03-01

    Full Text Available This article reviews the family constellation of patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD, the presence of OCD symptoms among family members, and familial aspects including parental attachment, expressed emotion (EE, and family accommodation. Some evidence supports a negative effect of hostility, emotional over-involvement, and criticism perceived by the patient on behavioral treatment outcome. However, actual criticism observed by the relative during an interview was associated with more benefit from therapy. Family accommodation predicted poorer family functioning and more severe OCD symptoms after behavioral treatment. A review of the limited treatment literature indicates no actual tests of the effects of psycho-educational and supportive treatments, although several reports suggest they are useful for families and patients. Including relatives in treatment has proved beneficial in some studies, especially with children, but not in others. Multiple family groups that focus on behavioral contracting for exposure and stopping rituals may be a promising intervention. Likewise, efforts to reduce family accommodation in the context of behavioral treatment have proved useful. Additional research on the content, process and effects of family interventions for OCD is much needed.Esse artigo revisa a constelação familiar dos pacientes com transtorno obsessivo-compulsivo (TOC, a presença de sintomas obsessivo-compulsivo entre os familiares e aspectos familiares como relacionamento parental, expressividade emocional e acomodação familiar. Algumas evidências sugerem que a hostilidade, o envolvimento emocional excessivo e criticismo observados pelo paciente têm um impacto negativo no seguimento do tratamento comportamental. No entanto, o criticismo, observado nos pais durante a entrevista, têm sido relacionado com melhor eficácia do tratamento comportamental. A acomodação dos familiares frente aos sintomas prediz um funcionamento

  5. Ambiente familiar e consumo de álcool e tabaco entre adolescentes Familiar environment and use of alcohol and tobacco among teenagers

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    Rafael Souza Moreno

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Analisar a influência do ambiente familiar em relação ao uso de álcool e tabaco pelos adolescentes. MÉTODOS: Trata-se de estudo descritivo, elaborado a partir da análise e aprofundamento da categoria referente ao uso de drogas lícitas e a influência familiar, presente em um questionário semiestruturado, contendo ao todo 25 questões sobre o uso álcool e tabaco, realizado junto a 1.533 adolescentes de ambos os sexos, tendo por critérios de inclusão: adolescentes entre dez e 20 anos de idade, matriculados e frequentando regularmente a sexta, a sétima ou a oitava séries do ensino fundamental e o primeiro, o segundo ou o terceiro anos do ensino médio das escolas estaduais situadas nas regiões de Santo Eduardo e Santa Emília, no município de Embu, no período matutino, e que aceitaram participar das oficinas de prevenção e promoção da saúde realizadas pelo Projeto Corporalidade e Promoção da Saúde. A análise estatística foi aplicada por meio do teste do qui-quadrado, ao nível de significância pOBJECTIVE: To analyze the influence of the family environment in relation to alcohol and tobacco use among adolescents. METHODS: This was a descriptive study consisting of in-depth analysis on the topic of family influence related to legal drug use. A semi-structured questionnaire containing 25 questions on alcohol and tobacco use was completed by 1,533 adolescents of both genders. Inclusion criteria were: adolescents aged ten to 20 years who were regularly attending morning classes in the sixth, seventh or eighth years of elementary education or in the first, second or third years of high school education at state schools in two regions of the municipality of Embu, São Paulo, Brazil. Subjects agreed to participate in preventive health promotion workshops of the Corporality and Health Promotion Project. Statistical analysis applied odds ratio, with a 95% confidence interval and chi-square test, being significant p<0

  6. The effects of advertisement location and familiarity on selective attention.

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    Jessen, Tanja Lund; Rodway, Paul

    2010-06-01

    This study comprised two experiments to examine the distracting effects of advertisement familiarity, location, and onset on the performance of a selective attention task. In Exp. 1, familiar advertisements presented in peripheral vision disrupted selective attention when the attention task was more demanding, suggesting that the distracting effect of advertisements is a product of task demands and advertisement familiarity and location. In Exp. 2, the onset of the advertisement shortly before, or after, the attention task captured attention and disrupted attentional performance. The onset of the advertisement before the attention task reduced target response time without an increase in errors and therefore facilitated performance. Despite being instructed to ignore the advertisements, the participants were able to recall a substantial proportion of the familiar advertisements. Implications for the presentation of advertisements during human-computer interaction were discussed. PMID:20681345

  7. Importancia del apoyo familiar en el control de la glucemia

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    RODRÍGUEZ-MORÁN MARTHA

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    Full Text Available Objetivo. Determinar la importancia del apoyo familiar en el control de la glucemia en diabéticos no insulino dependientes. Material y métodos. Se diseñó un estudio de casos y controles, considerando como casos a los pacientes con glucemia o = 140 mg/dl. El apoyo familiar se determinó con el cuestionario Environmental Barriers to Adherence Scales, que estima el apoyo otorgado para que el paciente siga las indicaciones terapéuticas. Se incluyeron 32 casos y 50 controles. Resultados. El apoyo familiar que recibe el paciente se asocia significativamente a la presencia de glucemia <140 mg/dl (razón de momios = 3.9; IC95% 1.4-11.1. Las demás variables no mostraron asociación significativa. Conclusiones. El apoyo familiar que reciben los enfermos influye en el control de la glucemia.

  8. Chemosensory discrimination of identity and familiarity in koalas.

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    Charlton, Benjamin D

    2015-10-01

    Despite numerous descriptive accounts of scent marking in marsupials, rigorous experimentation is rare, and relatively little evidence exists to show that conspecifics use chemical signals to distinguish between individuals or different social groups. In this study a series of olfactory discrimination tests sought to determine whether: (1) male koala sternal scent gland secretions are individually distinctive; and (2) male koalas can differentiate between the scent of familiar and unfamiliar individuals. In the first experiment a habituation-discrimination trial demonstrated that male koalas discriminate between the scent gland secretions of different unfamiliar individuals. In a second experiment male koalas spent significantly more time investigating scent from unfamiliar males than familiar males, supporting the hypothesis that they differentiate between conspecifics based on their familiarity. Taken together these results suggest that male koalas are able to discriminate the identity and familiarity of conspecifics using chemical cues, and provide a platform for further studies investigating the functional role of olfactory communication in this species.

  9. CONTEXTO FAMILIAR E USO DE DROGAS ENTRE ADOLESCENTES EM TRATAMENTO

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    Samira Reschetti Marcon

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available En este estudio, tuvo como objetivo describir las características del contexto familiar de los adolescentes en tratamiento en el Centro de Atención Psicosocial Alcohol y Drogas de Cuiabá, MT. Estudio transversal retrospectivo, con el análisis de 74 registros médicos de los usuarios en tratamiento. Los resultados presentan el predominio del sexo masculino, bajo nivel educativo y alta proporción de consumo de marihuana. La mayoría tenía una vida familiar satisfactoria, no se relacionaba bien con la figura del padre y convivía con un familiar usuario de drogas. Estos resultados indican la importancia de la evaluación de los factores familiares en el tratamiento, proporcionando información relevante para el desarrollo de la atención integral, incluyendo el usuario y sus familias.

  10. Revis\\~ao da Constru\\c{c}\\~ao de Modelos Supersim\\'etricos

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    Rodríguez, M C

    2001-01-01

    Foi com base neste estudo que fizemos a constru\\c{c}\\~ao da vers\\~ao supersim\\'etrica dos modelos de simetria $SU(3)_{C} \\otimes SU(3)_{L} \\otimes U(1)_{N}$ \\cite{susy331}, apresentado no final da minha tese de doutorado \\cite{mcr1}. Bem como dos estudos fenomenol\\'ogicos subsequente \\cite{mcr}.

  11. Into the Blue: AO Science with MagAO in the Visible

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    Close, Laird M; Follette, Katherine B; Hinz, Phil; Morzinski, Katie M; Wu, Ya-Lin; Kopon, Derek; Riccardi, Armando; Esposito, Simone; Puglisi, Alfio; Pinna, Enrico; Xompero, Marco; Briguglio, Runa; Quiros-Pacheco, Fernando

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    We review astronomical results in the visible ({\\lambda}<1{\\mu}m) with adaptive optics. Other than a brief period in the early 1990s, there has been little astronomical science done in the visible with AO until recently. The most productive visible AO system to date is our 6.5m Magellan telescope AO system (MagAO). MagAO is an advanced Adaptive Secondary system at the Magellan 6.5m in Chile. This secondary has 585 actuators with < 1 msec response times (0.7 ms typically). We use a pyramid wavefront sensor. The relatively small actuator pitch (~23 cm/subap) allows moderate Strehls to be obtained in the visible (0.63-1.05 microns). We use a CCD AO science camera called "VisAO". On-sky long exposures (60s) achieve <30mas resolutions, 30% Strehls at 0.62 microns (r') with the VisAO camera in 0.5" seeing with bright R < 8 mag stars. These relatively high visible wavelength Strehls are made possible by our powerful combination of a next generation ASM and a Pyramid WFS with 378 controlled modes and 1000...

  12. Music and Emotions in the Brain: Familiarity Matters

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    Carlos Silva Pereira; João Teixeira; Patrícia Figueiredo; João Xavier; São Luís Castro; Elvira Brattico

    2011-01-01

    The importance of music in our daily life has given rise to an increased number of studies addressing the brain regions involved in its appreciation. Some of these studies controlled only for the familiarity of the stimuli, while others relied on pleasantness ratings, and others still on musical preferences. With a listening test and a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) experiment, we wished to clarify the role of familiarity in the brain correlates of music appreciation by controll...

  13. La sucesión en la empresa familiar

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    Silva Flórez, Sara da

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    El objetivo de este proyecto es estudiar el proceso de sucesión en la empresa familiar, examinando en particular la incorporación de los nuevos miembros, la visión que tienen los jóvenes familiares de la empresa, así como sus aspiraciones, sus relaciones con otros miembros y las principales dificultades a las que se enfrentan.

  14. Does product familiarity matter for participation? : [Version 23 July 2014

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    Fuchs-Schundeln, Nicola; Haliassos, Michael

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    Regulation of investor access to financial products is often based on product familiarity indicated by previous use. The underlying premise that lack of familiarity with a product class causes unwarranted participation is difficult to test. This paper uses household-level data from the ‘experiment’ of German reunification that (exogenously) offered to East Germans access to capitalist products (exogenously) unfamiliar to them. We compare the evolution of post-unification participation of form...

  15. Crecimiento de las empresas familiares: Estrategias desde Asturias

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    Menéndez-Requejo, Susana; Rojas Chamorro, Juan Carlos

    2010-01-01

    El objetivo de esta investigación es reflexionar sobre la importancia del crecimiento para las empresas familiares, revisando las dificultades que encuentran y los elementos que favorecen esta estrategia. Además, el tema se ilustra describiendo los procesos de crecimiento exitosos de algunas empresas familiares asturianas, como son la internacionalización del grupo EOLO, el crecimiento interno de Ascensores TRESA, las adquisiciones del grupo CAFENTO, la diversificación relacionada de TSK grup...

  16. Empresas familiares de inmigrantes en Barcelona y Montevideo

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    Paola Martínez Pérez

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo es observar las diferentes dimensiones que adquiere la familia en las empresas familiares de inmigrantes. En este caso, la propuesta metodológica es analizar, de forma comparativa, la realidad empresarial consolidada del colectivo gallego en Montevideo con las empresas familiares de inmigrantes de reciente creación en el área metropolitana en Barcelona.

  17. Into the blue: AO science with MagAO in the visible

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    Close, Laird M.; Males, Jared R.; Follette, Katherine B.; Hinz, Phil; Morzinski, Katie; Wu, Ya-Lin; Kopon, Derek; Riccardi, Armando; Esposito, Simone; Puglisi, Alfio; Pinna, Enrico; Xompero, Marco; Briguglio, Runa; Quiros-Pacheco, Fernando

    2014-08-01

    We review astronomical results in the visible (λresponse times (0.7 ms typically). We use a pyramid wavefront sensor. The relatively small actuator pitch (~23 cm/subap) allows moderate Strehls to be obtained in the visible (0.63-1.05 microns). We use a CCD AO science camera called "VisAO". On-sky long exposures (60s) achieve Pyramid WFS with 378 controlled modes and 1000 Hz loop frequency. We'll review the key steps to having good performance in the visible and review the exciting new AO visible science opportunities and refereed publications in both broad-band (r,i,z,Y) and at Halpha for exoplanets, protoplanetary disks, young stars, and emission line jets. These examples highlight the power of visible AO to probe circumstellar regions/spatial resolutions that would otherwise require much larger diameter telescopes with classical infrared AO cameras.

  18. Semantic memory influences episodic retrieval by increased familiarity.

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    Wang, Yujuan; Mao, Xinrui; Li, Bingcan; Lu, Baoqing; Guo, Chunyan

    2016-07-01

    The role of familiarity in associative recognition has been investigated in a number of studies, which have indicated that familiarity can facilitate recognition under certain circumstances. The ability of a pre-experimentally existing common representation to boost the contribution of familiarity has rarely been investigated. In addition, although many studies have investigated the interactions between semantic memory and episodic retrieval, the conditions that influence the presence of specific patterns were unclear. This study aimed to address these two questions. We manipulated the degree of overlap between the two representations using synonym and nonsynonym pairs in an associative recognition task. Results indicated that an increased degree of overlap enhanced recognition performance. The analysis of event-related potentials effects in the test phase showed that synonym pairs elicited both types of old/rearranged effects, whereas nonsynonym pairs elicited a late old/rearranged effect. These results confirmed that a common representation, irrespective of source, was necessary for assuring the presence of familiarity, but a common representation could not distinguish associative recognition depending on familiarity alone. Moreover, our expected double dissociation between familiarity and recollection was absent, which indicated that mode selection may be influenced by the degree of distinctness between old and rearranged pairs rather than the degree of overlap between representations. PMID:27244264

  19. Music and emotions in the brain: familiarity matters.

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    Pereira, Carlos Silva; Teixeira, João; Figueiredo, Patrícia; Xavier, João; Castro, São Luís; Brattico, Elvira

    2011-01-01

    The importance of music in our daily life has given rise to an increased number of studies addressing the brain regions involved in its appreciation. Some of these studies controlled only for the familiarity of the stimuli, while others relied on pleasantness ratings, and others still on musical preferences. With a listening test and a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) experiment, we wished to clarify the role of familiarity in the brain correlates of music appreciation by controlling, in the same study, for both familiarity and musical preferences. First, we conducted a listening test, in which participants rated the familiarity and liking of song excerpts from the pop/rock repertoire, allowing us to select a personalized set of stimuli per subject. Then, we used a passive listening paradigm in fMRI to study music appreciation in a naturalistic condition with increased ecological value. Brain activation data revealed that broad emotion-related limbic and paralimbic regions as well as the reward circuitry were significantly more active for familiar relative to unfamiliar music. Smaller regions in the cingulate cortex and frontal lobe, including the motor cortex and Broca's area, were found to be more active in response to liked music when compared to disliked one. Hence, familiarity seems to be a crucial factor in making the listeners emotionally engaged with music, as revealed by fMRI data. PMID:22110619

  20. [Familiarization to treadmill walking in unimpaired Parkinson's disease patients].

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    Pérez-Sanpablo, Alberto Isaac; Hernández-Arenas, Claudia; Rodríguez-Reyes, Gerardo; Quiñones-Uriostegui, Ivett; Alessi Montero, Aldo; Núñez-Carrera, Lidia; Boll-Woehrlen, Marie Catherine; Galván Duque-Gastélum, Carlos

    2014-07-01

    Familiarization to treadmill walking in unimpaired Parkinson's disease (PD) patients is assessed, across multiple treadmill walking sessions. Thirteen PD subjects were enrolled into the study (Eight were in a moderate stage of the disease, and 5 in an advanced stage). PD subjects attended a progressive program consisting of 12 sessions of 20 min. Walking speed, cadence, step length and coefficient of variation were assessed. ANOVA test were used to evaluate progression of disease and time influence over familiarization. PD Subjects baseline characteristics did not differ significantly between both groups and typical dependencies over progression of disease and velocity were found for cadence, step length and coefficient of variation. However, we showed that some PD subjects may require longer familiarization times and that familiarization is an adaptation process which involves parameters as velocity, cadence and gait stability. A better definition of familiarization to treadmill is needed since some parameters such as step length does not change significantly while others such as cadence, coefficient of variation and intraclass correlation coefficient does. Therefore familiarization to treadmill walking should remain on measures of velocity, cadence, reliability and variability. However, a bigger sample size is needed in order to improve the results of the present study.

  1. Music and emotions in the brain: familiarity matters.

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    Carlos Silva Pereira

    Full Text Available The importance of music in our daily life has given rise to an increased number of studies addressing the brain regions involved in its appreciation. Some of these studies controlled only for the familiarity of the stimuli, while others relied on pleasantness ratings, and others still on musical preferences. With a listening test and a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI experiment, we wished to clarify the role of familiarity in the brain correlates of music appreciation by controlling, in the same study, for both familiarity and musical preferences. First, we conducted a listening test, in which participants rated the familiarity and liking of song excerpts from the pop/rock repertoire, allowing us to select a personalized set of stimuli per subject. Then, we used a passive listening paradigm in fMRI to study music appreciation in a naturalistic condition with increased ecological value. Brain activation data revealed that broad emotion-related limbic and paralimbic regions as well as the reward circuitry were significantly more active for familiar relative to unfamiliar music. Smaller regions in the cingulate cortex and frontal lobe, including the motor cortex and Broca's area, were found to be more active in response to liked music when compared to disliked one. Hence, familiarity seems to be a crucial factor in making the listeners emotionally engaged with music, as revealed by fMRI data.

  2. Music and emotions in the brain: familiarity matters.

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    Pereira, Carlos Silva; Teixeira, João; Figueiredo, Patrícia; Xavier, João; Castro, São Luís; Brattico, Elvira

    2011-01-01

    The importance of music in our daily life has given rise to an increased number of studies addressing the brain regions involved in its appreciation. Some of these studies controlled only for the familiarity of the stimuli, while others relied on pleasantness ratings, and others still on musical preferences. With a listening test and a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) experiment, we wished to clarify the role of familiarity in the brain correlates of music appreciation by controlling, in the same study, for both familiarity and musical preferences. First, we conducted a listening test, in which participants rated the familiarity and liking of song excerpts from the pop/rock repertoire, allowing us to select a personalized set of stimuli per subject. Then, we used a passive listening paradigm in fMRI to study music appreciation in a naturalistic condition with increased ecological value. Brain activation data revealed that broad emotion-related limbic and paralimbic regions as well as the reward circuitry were significantly more active for familiar relative to unfamiliar music. Smaller regions in the cingulate cortex and frontal lobe, including the motor cortex and Broca's area, were found to be more active in response to liked music when compared to disliked one. Hence, familiarity seems to be a crucial factor in making the listeners emotionally engaged with music, as revealed by fMRI data.

  3. Condiciones biológicas, sociales y familiares asociadas al afrontamiento familiar ante el nacimiento de pretérminos en la ciudad de Cartagena – Colombia

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    Rossana López Sáleme

    2013-10-01

    significativamente con el afrontamiento familiar ante el nacimiento de un niño pretérmino se encontraron: el estado civil OR: 0.342 (0,120 - 0,976 y los ingresos económicos OR: 3,905 (1,682- 9,068. CONCLUSIÓN: el afrontamiento familiar ante el nacimiento de un niño pretérmino se asoció con condiciones sociales tales como: el estado civil y los ingresos económicos. Las condiciones biológicas y familiares no mostraron asociación. (DUAZARY 2011 No. 2, 150 - 158Abstract CONTEXT: The birth of a child is an event of vital importance, and causes changes generated crisis, changing daily routines of both the parents and family, this event requires an array of strategies to help cope with the stress generated by the situation lived, these strategies are known as coping, which is nothing more than a response to change and the production of new behaviors that allow the family to face the various problems experienced. Preterm birth a child is one of the main generators of crisis, stress and family tensions because the newborn does not meet the full weeks in the womb, has immature organs and systems and therefore need special care. There are different characteristics that families have (age, low education, poor social support, family dysfunction, low income etc. Determine or influence the way each family face the situation of prematurity of his son. OBJECTIVE: determine the association between biological, familiar, social conditions and family coping of parents before the birth of a preterm infant. METHODS: cross_sectional study conducted during of 2009; the population consisted of 1,980 parents of preterm infants in intensive care units in the city of Cartagena, and the sample consisted of 277 parents. 95% confidence,  an error of 5% and a prevalence of 50% coping. Parents were selected by cluster sampling. .the instruments were used as the Family APGAR, sociodemographic record, and F-COPES; to estimate the association between the variables using the Stata 9.2. RESULTS: 85.9% of

  4. Perfuração dos lóbulos das orelhas como fator de risco para o desenvolvimento de alergia de contato ao níquel Ear piercing as a risk factor for contact allergy to nickel

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    Marilda H. T. Brandão

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: Determinar a prevalência da alergia de contato aos metais em crianças que frequentam um centro de saúde e caracterizar o subgrupo com alergia em relação aos fatores de risco. MÉTODOS: Estudo transversal não controlado, conduzido em um centro de saúde de Belo Horizonte (MG. Foram incluídas crianças com idades entre 0 e 12 anos que se apresentaram para consulta pediátrica de rotina, sendo aplicados testes de contato para o cromo, o cobalto e o níquel. As análises estatísticas foram realizadas com base na leitura do teste em 96 horas. Leituras classificadas como fraca (+, forte (++ ou extrema (+++ foram consideradas como reação, enquanto as classificadas como duvidosa, negativa ou irritativa foram consideradas como não reação. RESULTADOS: Completaram o estudo 144 crianças. Destas, 4,9% apresentaram reação ao cromo, 9,7% ao cobalto e 20,1% ao níquel. Os pacientes com orelha perfurada tiveram mais chance de reação ao níquel do que aqueles sem essa característica (p = 0,031 e odds ratio = 2,8. CONCLUSÕES: Em face da tendência atual ao aumento da alergia ao níquel, familiares devem ser alertados sobre a sua associação com a perfuração das orelhas. Estudos posteriores são necessários para avaliar a idade ideal para a perfuração das orelhas e o material ideal para brincos.OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence of metal contact allergy among the children seen at a health center and to characterize children with metal allergies in terms of risk factors. METHODS: This was an uncontrolled cross-sectional study undertaken at a health center in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Children aged from 0 to 12 years were recruited when they presented at the health center for routine pediatric consultations and were given contact tests for chrome, cobalt and nickel. Statistical analyses were conducted on test readings taken at 96 hours. Results classed as weak (+, strong (++ or extreme (+++ were defined as "reaction," while

  5. Face Animation with Kinect Face Tracking

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    Forns Gutierrez, Oriol

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    El projecte consisteix en obtenir les dades d'un Kinect, tractar-les amb el SDK Kinect FaceTracking per obtenir les expressions facials i la inclinació del cap d'una persona que aparegui a la imatge, per finalment animar un avatar 3D amb aquestes dades This project involves obtaining data from a Kinect, treat them with FaceTracking Kinect SDK to obtain facial expressions and head tilt of a person who appears in the picture, finally animate a 3D avatar with these data.

  6. O cuidado na doença de Alzheimer: as representações sociais dos cuidadores familiares

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    Cinthia Filgueira Maciel Mendes

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Resumo Este estudo aborda as representações de cuidadores familiares de idosos com Alzheimer considerando o cuidado à luz da Teoria das Representações Sociais. Objetiva observar e identificar as representações dos cuidadores familiares sobre o cuidado e analisar como influenciam em suas práticas de cuidado. É do tipo empírico, exploratório, qualiquantitativo e utiliza como método o Discurso do Sujeito Coletivo. Participaram 21 cuidadores familiares de idosos com Alzheimer, sendo 24% homens e 76% mulheres, com faixa etária de 32 a 69 anos. Sobre o suporte fa miliar, 57% afirmaram possuir ajuda de parentes no cuidado com o idoso e 42 % declararam cuidar sozi nhos deles. Quanto à renda, 24% afirmaram que era confortável, 63%, que era razoável. Quanto à ajuda de profissionais, 63% afirmaram não possuir qual quer tipo de ajuda em casa e 38% possuíam ajuda, mas frequentemente relacionada aos serviços do mésticos. Emergiram as seguintes representações sociais: o cuidado como prisão; como missão; como desarmonia de identidades sociais e como gratidão. As representações atreladas às ideias de prisão e desarmonia de identidades acrescentam ansiedade, estresse e insegurança à vida dos cuidadores. Foram encontradas representações sobre o cuidado, sendo ao menos duas delas representações negativas, as sociando o cuidado às ideias de prisão e desarmonia de identidades sociais. Não foi possível alcançar de forma direta suas repercussões sobre a prática de cuidado pela ausência de observação da rotina de cuidado durante esta pesquisa.

  7. The bilateral advantage for famous faces: interhemispheric communication or competition?

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    Baird, Lyndsay M; Burton, A Mike

    2008-04-01

    The bilateral advantage for the perception of famous faces was investigated using a redundant target procedure. In experiment 1 we compared simultaneous presentation of stimuli (a) bilaterally and (b) one above the other in the central field. Results showed a redundancy advantage, but only when faces were presented bilaterally. This result lends support to the notion of interhemispheric communication using cross-hemisphere representations. Experiment 2 examined the nature of such communication by comparing bilateral presentation of identical face images, with bilateral presentation of different images of the same person. When asked to make a familiar/unfamiliar face judgement, participants showed evidence for a redundancy advantage under both bilateral conditions. This suggests that the nature of the information shared in interhemispheric communication is abstract, rather than being tied to superficial stimulus properties.

  8. Face-Guarding Polyhedra

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    Viglietta, Giovanni

    2013-01-01

    We study the Art Gallery Problem for face guards in polyhedral environments. The problem can be informally stated as: how many (not necessarily convex) windows should we place on the external walls of a dark building, in order to completely illuminate its interior? We consider both closed and open face guards (i.e., faces with or without their boundary), and we study several classes of polyhedra, including orthogonal polyhedra, 4-oriented polyhedra, and 2-reflex orthostacks. We give upper and...

  9. ECOPERSONALISMO E DIREITO AO MEIO AMBIENTE

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    O objetivo do presente artigo consiste em refletir brevemente sobre as conseqüências, no âmbito do direito ao meio ambiente, das diferentes concepções sobre a relação entre o ser humano e a natureza, isto é, o modelo tecnocrático, o biologista e o ecológico-personalista

  10. Possível parentesco entre as moléstias familiares com lesões predominantes na medula e moléstias familiares com lesões no neurônio periférico

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    Paulino W. Longo

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    Full Text Available Os AA., depois de descreverem em linhas gerais as características da atrofia muscular progressiva e familiar tipo Charcot-Marie-Tooth, assinalam suas semelhanças com as atrofias musculares tipo Dejerine-Sottas e Werdnig-Hoffmann. Chamam atenção a seguir para a tendência, aliás já antiga de se reunir as moléstias familiares clássicas em um só grupo, pois as formas de transição entre umas e outras são bastante frequentes. A êsse respeito lembram que Austregésilo, desde 1918, defendeu essa teoria com abundância de documentação, procurando reuni-las em tôrno do que êle chama grande família hipotrófica cuja entidade central é a moléstia de Friedreich. A contribuição que trazem ao assunto é a observação de tres irmãos, membros de uma família em cujos ancestrais já havia sido assinalada paraplegia progressiva, e que apresentam o quadro neurológico típico da moléstia Charcot-Marie-Tooth, acrescido, num deles, de um síndromo piramidal bilateral (reflexos profundos exaltados, clonus da rótula e pés, sinal de Babinski e em outro, de exaltação dos reflexos patelares. Esta associação, em uma moléstia familiar degenerativa do neurônio periférico, de um quadro degenerativo cordonal, é mais um argumento favorável à unidade nosológica de todas estas moléstias familiares sistematizadas.

  11. Suspeita da perda auditiva por familiares Hearing loss suspected by the family

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    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: caracterizar e analisar a suspeita de perda auditiva, por parte de familiares, em crianças assistidas na Associação de Pais e Amigos do Deficiente Auditivo (APADA em Teresina-PI. MÉTODOS: estudo descritivo realizado na APADA no período de setembro a outubro de 2006, com aplicação de formulários para 14 mães e/ou responsáveis para levantamento das variáveis: identificar o familiar que suspeitou da perda auditiva na criança; o motivo que levou a suspeita; a idade da criança quando da detecção pelo familiar; a atitude da família após a descoberta da perda auditiva; a idade da criança quando ocorreu procura profissional e a orientação recebida; o tempo entre a suspeita da perda auditiva, por parte do familiar, e a confirmação profissional de diagnóstico. RESULTADOS: os dados apontam que 86% da suspeita foi percebido pelas mães. O motivo da suspeita foi pela não reação ao som por parte da criança (71%. 36% dos familiares perceberam o problema na idade de 7 a 12 meses. 79% tiveram como primeira atitude procurar o médico, 36% procuraram o profissional da saúde com até um ano de idade, 29% receberam a orientação do profissional para o uso do aparelho auditivo e tiveram a confirmação da perda auditiva de 7 meses a 1 ano de idade ou após os 4 anos. CONCLUSÃO: o diagnóstico da perda auditiva foi tardio frente a suspeita por parte dos familiares e dos profissionais de saúde e não estiveram relacionadas com os programas da triagem auditiva neonatal.PURPOSE: to analyze and characterize children suspected by the family of hearing loss attended at Associação de Pais e Amigos do Deficiente Auditivo (APADA in Teresina, PI. METHODS: a descriptive study was carried out at PFHIA from September to October 2006. Form were filled out by 14 mothers and/or the responsible adult to find the following variables: identify the family member who suspected hearing loss in the child; the reason which led to the suspicion; the

  12. The Subaru Coronagraphic Extreme AO Project

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    Martinache, Frantz; Guyon, O.; Lozi, J.; Tamura, M.; Hodapp, K.; Suzuki, R.; Hayano, Y.; McElwain, M. W.

    2009-01-01

    While the existence of large numbers of extrasolar planets around solar type stars has been unambiguously demonstrated by radial velocity, transit and microlensing surveys, attempts at direct imaging with AO-equipped large telescopes remain unsuccessful. Because they supposedly offer more favorable contrast ratios, young systems consitute prime targets for imaging. Such observations will provide key insights on the formation and early evolution of planets and disks. Current surveys are limited by modest AO performance which limits inner working angle to 0.2", and only reach maximum sensitivity outside 1". This translates into orbital distances greater than 10 AU even on most nearby systems, while only 5 % of the known exoplanets have a semimajor axis greater than 10 AU. This calls for a major change of approach in the techniques used for direct imaging of the direct vicinity of stars. A sensible way to do the job is to combine coronagraphy and Extreme AO. Only accurate and fast control of the wavefront will permit the detection of high contrast planetary companions within 10 AU. The SCExAO system, currently under assembly, is an upgrade of the HiCIAO coronagraphic differential imaging camera, mounted behind the 188-actuator curvature AO system on Subaru Telescope. This platform includes a 1000-actuator MEMS deformable mirror for high accuracy wavefront correction and a PIAA coronagraph which delivers high contrast at 0.05" from the star (5 AU at 100 pc). Key technologies have been validated in the laboratory: high performance wavefront sensing schemes, spider vanes and central obstruction removal, and lossless beam apodization. The project is designed to be highly flexible to continuously integrate new technologies with high scientific payoff. Planned upgrades include an integral field unit for spectral characterization of planets/disks and a non-redundant aperture mask to push the performance of the system toward separations less than lambda/D.

  13. Situações familiares na obesidade exógena infantil do filho único Family situations in the childhood obesity of the only child

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    Letícia Ribeiro da Cruz Santos

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Este é um trabalho qualitativo cujo objetivo foi aprofundar a compreensão da dinâmica familiar de filhos únicos obesos na infância. Crianças de oito famílias participaram do estudo: quatro meninos e quatro meninas, entre 7 e 10 anos, de grupo socioeducacional alto e baixo com avaliação nutricional para obesidade: IMC acima do percentil 97. Foram aplicados no domicílio os seguintes instrumentos: entrevista semiestruturada, teste projetivo Scenotest e avaliação nutricional. A análise apoiou-se na teoria das configurações vinculares (Berenstein e Puget. Os resultados apontaram dinâmicas familiares envolvendo contextos de natureza social, cultural e histórica da sociedade que parecem favorecer ambas as condições: a da obesidade infantil e a de filho unigênito. Elementos sociais enfatizando o individualismo se refletem em nível familiar e íntimo. Assim, a criança pode vir a encontrar, logo ao nascer, condições propiciadoras para que a vinculação básica com a figura materna não se processe de modo pleno, ocasionando deslocamento de parte do que não recebe para a satisfação no alimento. Além disso, a cultura do consumo interfere no modo e tipo de alimentação oferecida, na ludicidade e da sociabilidade infantil, assim como o estreitamento das possibilidades vinculares: intrapessoais, interpessoais, transpessoais, acrescentando-se o fato de não ter irmãos. Esse estudo mostrou que, embora nem todo filho único seja obeso e nem todo obeso seja filho único, uma condição pode ser facilitadora da outra na medida em que a situação sociocultural-histórica da sociedade de consumo hipermoderna parece direcionar a família a ambas as condições.This study aims to deepen the understanding of the family dynamics of obese only children using a qualitative methodology. Its sample included eight families: four girls and four boys between 7 and 10 years old from high and low social-educational groups, with a nutritional

  14. Generalization of affective learning about faces to perceptually similar faces.

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    Verosky, Sara C; Todorov, Alexander

    2010-06-01

    Different individuals have different (and different-looking) significant others, friends, and foes. The objective of this study was to investigate whether these social face environments can shape individual face preferences. First, participants learned to associate faces with positive, neutral, or negative behaviors. Then, they evaluated morphs combining novel faces with the learned faces. The morphs (65% and 80% novel faces) were within the categorical boundary of the novel faces: They were perceived as those faces in a preliminary study. Moreover, a second preliminary study showed that following the learning, the morphs' categorization as similar to the learned faces was indistinguishable from the categorization of actual novel faces. Nevertheless, in the main experiment, participants evaluated morphs of "positive" faces more positively than morphs of "negative" faces. This learning generalization effect increased as a function of the similarity of the novel faces to the learned faces. The findings suggest that general learning mechanisms based on similarity can account for idiosyncratic face preferences.

  15. A DESTITUIÇÃO DO PODER FAMILIAR COMO FATOR DE EXCLUSÃO SUCESSÓRIA

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    Karine Machado Bulsing

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    Full Text Available O presente artigo direciona-se a verificar em que medida a destituição do Poder Familiar pode ser um fator determinante para a exclusão sucessória. Inicia-se observando que devido ao progresso das relações familiares, a legislação passou a enfatizar e proteger a família e não somente o seu patrimônio. O trabalho encontra-se pautado no método dialético e no método de procedimento monográfico, fazendo-o através do estudo doutrinário, jurisprudencial e legislativo. A pesquisa demonstra que a legislação deve ser complementada, pois a tipificação da exclusão da herança é expressamente restritiva, não atendendo as situações que, atualmente, envolvem a ausência de afetividade na família, principalmente na relação autor da herança e herdeiro. Finalmente, constata-se que, no âmbito do direito sucessório, a indignidade sucessória e a deserdação são plenamente aplicáveis perante a destituição do Poder Familiar em razão da ausência de relação familiar entre os membros e a consequente falta de afeição.

  16. Influência familiar na anorexia nervosa: em busca das melhores evidências científicas

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    Élide Dezoti Valdanha

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Analisar as evidências científicas sobre a influência do grupo familiar na sintomatologia da anorexia nervosa (AN. MÉTODOS: Revisão sistemática da literatura no período de 2000 a 2012, utilizando as bases PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO, Lilacs e os descritores: "transtornos da alimentação", "relações familiares", "relação entre gerações" e "relação mãe-filho". RESULTADOS: Com base nos critérios de inclusão e exclusão, foram selecionadas e analisadas 20 publicações na íntegra. A maior parte dessas publicações focaliza mulheres diagnosticadas com transtornos alimentares (TA ou com comportamento alimentar de risco, tem delineamento quantitativo e utiliza escalas padronizadas para coleta de dados. Predominou o Nível de Evidência 4, que corresponde a estudos de desenho não experimental, como pesquisa descritiva correlacional e qualitativa, ou estudos de caso. As evidências encontradas indicam que os relacionamentos familiares exercem impacto significativo tanto no desenvolvimento como na manutenção de sintomas de TA. Padrões relacionados à alimentação e ao alimento são transmitidos entre as gerações, bem como aspectos não elaborados do funcionamento psíquico materno. CONCLUSÕES: Os estudos sugerem a necessidade de ampliar o foco da atenção para incluir os familiares no tratamento, bem como incorporar os achados de transmissão psíquica intergeracional como subsídios norteadores do planejamento e qualificação do cuidado oferecido nos TA.

  17. Sistema penal e relações de gênero: violência e conflitualidade nos Juizados de Violência Doméstica e Familiar contra a Mulher na cidade do Rio Grande (Rs/Brasil)

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    Celmer, Elisa Girotti

    2009-01-01

    Este artigo é decorrente do projeto de pesquisa “Relações de Gênero e Sistema Penal: Violência e Conflitualidade nos Juizados Especiais de Violência Doméstica e Familiar contra a Mulher”, que está sendo desenvolvida com apoio do CNPq.O objetivo geral desse projeto é identificar os elementos que configuram as relações de gênero, nos casos encaminhados aos Juizados Especiais de Violência Doméstica e Familiar estruturados no estado do Rio Grande do Sul, buscando compor o perfil das partes envolv...

  18. Facing Sound - Voicing Art

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    2013-01-01

    This article is based on examples of contemporary audiovisual art, with a special focus on the Tony Oursler exhibition Face to Face at Aarhus Art Museum ARoS in Denmark in March-July 2012. My investigation involves a combination of qualitative interviews with visitors, observations of the audience...

  19. How Berlusconi keeps his face: a neuropsychological study in a case of semantic dementia.

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    Mondini, Sara; Semenza, Carlo

    2006-04-01

    A patient (V.Z.) is described as being affected by progressive bilateral atrophy of the mesial temporal lobes resulting in semantic dementia. Vis-a-vis virtually nil recognition of even the most familiar faces (including those of her closest relatives) as well as of objects and animals, V.Z. could nevertheless consistently recognize and name the face of Silvio Berlusconi, the mass media tycoon and current Italian Prime Minister. The experimental investigation led to the conclusion that Mr Berlusconi's face was seen as an icon rather than as a face. This telling effect of Mr Berlusconi's pervasive propaganda constitutes an unprecedented case in the neuropsychological literature.

  20. Acomodação familiar e criticismo percebido em pacientes com transtorno obsessivo-compulsivo Family accommodation and perceived criticism in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder

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    Ygor Arzeno Ferrão

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: O transtorno obsessivo-compulsivo (TOC causa importante impacto sobre a dinâmica familiar. Frequentemente, ocorrem modificações na rotina da família, a qual acaba se adaptando aos sintomas e às exigências do paciente, fenômeno denominado acomodação familiar. Portadores de TOC podem sentir-se, ainda, alvo de críticas por parte de pessoas de seu convívio. Alguns estudos associam pior prognóstico a maiores Índices de Acomodação Familiar e criticismo percebido. Este artigo tem como objetivo verificar possíveis associações entre tipos de sintomas predominantes (dimensões determinados pela escala DYBOCS, em relação ao funcionamento familiar e percepção crítica dos pacientes. MÉTODO: Quarenta e nove pacientes e seus familiares foram avaliados por meio da aplicação de escalas para medição dos índices de criticismo percebido (Perceived Criticism Scale e acomodação familiar (Family Accommodation Scale, além de escalas para medir a intensidade dos sintomas obsessivo-compulsivos (Dimensional Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale, Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale, depressivos e ansiosos (Hamilton and Beck depression and anxiety inventories. Compararam-se os resultados aos índices obtidos pela DYBOCS e a outras variáveis clínicas relacionadas ao TOC. RESULTADOS: Encontraram-se correlações estatísticas entre gravidade das dimensões agressividade e contaminação, com maior acomodação familiar. Foi verificado também maior criticismo por parte dos pacientes portadores de colecionismo. CONCLUSÃO: Diferentes subtipos de TOC exercem diferentes padrões de influência no contexto familiar. Mais estudos com esse enfoque são necessários para melhor orientação comportamental a pacientes e familiares.OBJECTIVE: The obsessive-compulsive disorder causes significant impact on the family function, leading to changes in the routine of the family, which adapt itself according to the symptoms and the requirements

  1. Influência recíproca entre atividade profissional e vida familiar: percepção de pais/mães Influencia recíproca entre actividad profesional y vida familiar: percepción de padres/madres Reciprocal influence between professional activity and family life: perceptions of fathers/mothers

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    Laurelize Pereira Rocha

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Mensurar a influência, tanto da vida familiar na atividade profissional como da atividade profissional na vida familiar. MÉTODOS: Estudo exploratório descritivo de abordagem quantitativa, que utilizou um questionário com duas versões - feminina e masculina - aplicado em amostra de 92 casais com filhos de idade até seis anos, residentes na cidade do Rio Grande - RS. RESULTADOS: Constatou-se que o cansaço físico e mental relacionado ao trabalho, influenciou nas tarefas familiares, causando desânimo e irritabilidade. Os homens apresentaram maior preocupação com o pouco tempo disponível em família em razão da profissão. Visualizou-se como muito influente o apoio familiar, tornando o diálogo contribuinte na resolução dos problemas profissionais e na criação de um ambiente propício ao enfrentamento dos desafios impostos pelo trabalho. Os pais consideraram que a vida familiar não prejudica sua atividade profissional, mas referiram influência do pensamento familiar no trabalho. CONCLUSÃO: Poucas influências foram identificadas que prejudicam a conciliação entre vida familiar e atividade profissional, o que, no geral, contrariou demais estudos encontrados na literatura.OBJETIVO: Medir la influencia, tanto de la vida familiar en la actividad profesional como de la actividad profesional en la vida familiar. MÉTODOS: Estudio exploratorio descriptivo de abordaje cuantitativo, que utilizó un cuestionario con dos versiones - femenina y masculina - aplicado en una muestra de 92 parejas con hijos de edad hasta seis años, residentes en ciudad de Rio Grande - RS. RESULTADOS: Se constató que el cansancio físico y mental relacionado al trabajo, influyó en las tareas familiares, causando desánimo e irritabilidad. Los hombres presentaron mayor preocupación con el poco tiempo disponible para la familia en razón de la profesión. El apoyo familiar se visualizó como muy influyente, volviéndose el diálogo como contribuyente

  2. Social judgments from faces.

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    Todorov, Alexander; Mende-Siedlecki, Peter; Dotsch, Ron

    2013-06-01

    People make rapid and consequential social judgments from minimal (non-emotional) facial cues. There has been rapid progress in identifying the perceptual basis of these judgments using data-driven, computational models. In contrast, our understanding of the neural underpinnings of these judgments is rather limited. Meta-analyses of neuroimaging studies find a wide range of seemingly inconsistent responses in the amygdala that co-vary with social judgments from faces. Guided by computational models of social judgments, these responses can be accounted by positing that the amygdala (and posterior face selective regions) tracks face typicality. Atypical faces, whether positively or negatively evaluated, elicit stronger responses in the amygdala. We conclude with the promise of data-driven methods for modeling neural responses to social judgments from faces.

  3. A interação entre pessoas com esquizofrenia e familiares interfere na adesão medicamentosa? La interacción entre personas con esquizofrenia y familiares interfiere en la adhesión medicamentosa? Does the interaction between people with schizophrenia and their families interfere in medication adherence?

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    Kelly Graziani Giacchero Vedana

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Identificar, na perspectiva da pessoa com esquizofrenia e de seu familiar, como ocorre a interação paciente-familiar relacionada à adesão ao tratamento medicamentoso. MÉTODOS: Estudo de abordagem qualitativa, com referencial metodológico da Teoria Fundamentada nos Dados e pressupostos do Interacionismo Simbólico. Participaram do estudo 36 pessoas com esquizofrenia em tratamento ambulatorial e 36 familiares. Para obtenção dos dados, usadas a entrevista gravada e a observação. RESULTADOS: Os depoimentos obtidos revelaram que familiares podem fornecer apoio e motivação, propiciando a adesão do paciente ao tratamento, podendo também incentivá-lo a não aderir à farmacoterapia. Destacaram-se ainda a influência da sobrecarga e o despreparo do familiar cuidador sobre a qualidade dos cuidados prestados. CONCLUSÃO: Profissionais da saúde podem intervir junto aos familiares, encorajando as interações que colaboram com o sucesso do tratamento e incentivando-os a modificar as interações que o comprometem.OBJETIVO: Identificar, en la perspectiva de la persona con esquizofrenia y de su familiar, cómo ocurre la interacción paciente-familiar relacionada a la adhesión al tratamiento medicamentoso. MÉTODOS: Se trata de un estudio de abordaje cualitativo, con referencial metodológico de la Teoría Fundamentada en los datos y presupuestos del Interaccionismo Simbólico. Participaron del estudio 36 personas con esquizofrenia en tratamiento ambulatorio y 36 familiares. Para la obtención de los datos se usó la entrevista grabada y la observación. RESULTADOS: Los discursos obtenidos revelaron que los familiares pueden ofrecer apoyo y motivación, propiciando la adhesión del paciente al tratamiento, pudiendo también incentivarlo a no adherirse a la farmacoterapia. Se destacaron aun la influencia de la sobrecarga y la falta de preparación del familiar cuidador sobre la calidad de los cuidados prestados. CONCLUSIÓN: Los

  4. Effect of training and familiarity on responsiveness to human cues in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris).

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    Cunningham, Clare L; Ramos, Mari F

    2014-05-01

    Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) seem to possess an evolved competency to follow human-given cues, often out-performing their wild progenitor the wolf (Canis lupus) on cue-following tasks. However, domestication may not be solely responsible for the socio-cognitive skills of dogs, with ontogenetic experience also playing a role. This research evaluated the effects of intensive training on cue-following behaviour using an unreinforced object-choice paradigm. The responses of dogs that were trained to competitive levels were compared to those of pet dogs with only basic training, and dogs living in an animal shelter that demonstrated no or only rudimentary following of basic commands. Using a cue-following task where three types of cues were presented by familiar and unfamiliar human partners, the number of cues followed by each training group were recorded. All dogs found cues where gesture was combined with a congruent head and eye movement easier to follow than either gesture or eye gaze alone. Whether the cue-giver was familiar or not had a significant effect on number of cues followed in homed dogs, and the performance of shelter dogs was comparable to the other groups when faced with an unfamiliar cue-giver. Contrary to predictions, level of training did not improve performance on the cue-following task. This work does provide support for the presence of an evolved adaptation to exploit social cues provided by humans that can be augmented by familiarity with the cue giver. However, additional joint activity as experienced in an intensive training regime does not seem to increase accuracy in following human-given cues.

  5. Face Time: Educating Face Transplant Candidates

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    Lamparello, Brooke M.; Bueno, Ericka M.; Diaz-Siso, Jesus Rodrigo; Sisk, Geoffroy C.; Pomahac, Bohdan

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    Objective: Face transplantation is the innovative application of microsurgery and immunology to restore appearance and function to those with severe facial disfigurements. Our group aims to establish a multidisciplinary education program that can facilitate informed consent and build a strong knowledge base in patients to enhance adherence to medication regimes, recovery, and quality of life. Methods: We analyzed handbooks from our institution's solid organ transplant programs to identify top...

  6. Configuração familiar, género e coping em adolescentes: papel dos pares

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    Mónica Costa

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Relações interpessoais estabelecidas no contexto de institucionalização, nomeadamente com os pares, são fontes relevantes de suporte emocional e facilitador do processo adaptativo na fase de transição para a adultícia. O objectivo do presente estudo prende-se com a análise da qualidade da ligação de adolescentes aos pares e do seu efeito preditor nas estratégias de coping dos jovens. Pretende-se ainda testar o papel moderador da configuração familiar e do género na associação entre a ligação aos pares e as estratégias de coping. A amostra é composta por 311 adolescentes, 145 institucionalizados e 166 de famílias tradicionais, entre os 14 e os 18 anos, de ambos os géneros. A recolha de dados foi realizada através da Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale (Rosenberg, 1965, Inventory of Peer and Parental Attachment (Armsden & Greenberg, 1987 e o COPE Inventory (Carver, Weintraub & Scheider, 1989. Os resultados sugerem que a qualidade da ligação aos pares se mostra relevante na predição das estratégias de coping adaptativas (coping activo e uso de suporte social emocional.

  7. FATORES ASSOCIADOS AO BAIXO PESO AO NASCER NO ESTADO DE GOIÁS

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    Ruth Minamisava

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    Full Text Available Recém-nascidos de baixo peso ao nascer (RNBP são considerados problemas de saúde pública pela associação com altas taxas de mortalidade e morbidade. Nenhum estudo prévio sobre fatores associados ao RNBP na região central do Brasil foi encontrado na literatura. Assim, este estudo teve como objetivo identificar as prevalências e os fatores associados ao baixo peso ao nascer entre nascidos vivos no Estado de Goiás, Brasil. Foi realizado um estudo transversal tendo como fonte de dados o Sistema de Informações de Nascidos Vivos ligado ao Ministério da Saúde. Examinou-se todos os 92.745 recém-nascidos de gestação única residentes no estado de Goiás, no ano 2000. Usou-se análise de regressão logística para identificar os fatores associados ao RNBP (< 2500 g. Em Goiás, os RNBP apresentaram uma prevalência de 5,96% e os fatores associados ao baixo peso ao nascer foram: prematuridade, baixa e avançada idade materna, mulheres não casadas, menos de sete consultas de pré-natal, parto não hospitalar e neonatos do sexo feminino. Ações intersetoriais são necessárias para reduzir as desigualdades da saúde materna e infantil.

  8. La mediación educativa familiar. Problemática del rolparterno y propuestas educativas

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    Pilar AZNAR MINGUET

    2009-11-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: Este artículo presenta un análisis reflexivo sobre las características de la mediación educativa familiar en los procesos educativos básicos y las implicaciones que los cambios operados en las estructuras familiares actuales están teniendo sobre dicha mediación, especialmente en las prácticas educativas paternas; se subrayan los desajustes entre las expectativas sociales hacia el nuevo rol paterno y la conducta paterna en la relación educativa con los hijos; asimismo se proponen algunas medidas educativas tendentes a paliar esta problemática.SUMMARY: This article presents a reflexive analysis as to the characteristics of educational mediation within the family, the implications resulting from modifications ocurring within the family structure and the imbalances which exist between paternal educational practices-conduct and the demands made by social expectations in the face of change. From the problematical perspective surrounding feelings of discomfort and unrest regarding the rôle of parenthood, we aim to put forward a series of educational proposals.

  9. Describing sport grounds: an investigation of 'functional' and 'acquaintance' familiarity.

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    Peron, E M; Baroni, M R; Falchero, S

    1991-10-01

    The present research was designed to investigate the concept of familiarity and how different kinds of familiarity could affect the coding and memory of places having specific and strong functional significance, i.e., sport courts. Tennis and basketball were selected. Users and nonusers of such sport courts had first to describe a sport court taking the necessary information from their stored schematic knowledge and then to describe a sport court previously seen in a photograph. Subjects' verbal reports showed a certain superiority of users' performance, a commonly found place effect, and the presence of errors only on the second task and mainly by the users group. The results are discussed in terms of the environmental schemata theory and of the different kinds of familiarity considered. PMID:1766791

  10. Do pictures of faces, and which ones, capture attention in the inattentional blindness paradigm?

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    Devue, C.; Laloyaux, C.; Feyers, D.; Theeuwes, J; Bredart, S.

    2009-01-01

    Faces and self-referential materials (eg the own name) are more likely to capture attention in the inattentional blindness (IB) paradigm than others stimuli. This effect is presumably due to the meaning of these stimuli rather than to their familiarity (Mack and Rock 1998). IB has mostly been investigated with schematic stimuli in previous work. In the present study, the generalisability of this finding was tested using photographic stimuli. In support to the view that faces constitute a spec...

  11. PROCESSO SUCESSÓRIO FAMILIAR: UM ESTUDO REALIZADO EM DUAS EMPRESAS DE CAMPOS DOS GOYTACAZES - RJ

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    Carla de Souza Gomes Silva

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available As organizações familiares estão presentes em todo contexto mundial, sendo micro ou pequenas empresas, são elas as responsáveis por grande parte da economia em no Brasil, elas surgem a partir de um sonho e do esforço de empreendedores que buscam construir um negócio lucrativo que dure por gerações. Entretanto, mesmo sendo tão representativas essas empresas enfrentam dificuldades durante a sucessão, que devido à falta de planejamento sucessório e da preparação dos futuros herdeiros muitas delas não chegam a segunda e a terceira geração. Com este trabalho foi possível analisarmos o processo sucessório e a importância do planejamento e da profissionalização dos sucessores. Os dados foram coletados por meio de entrevistas com base em um roteiro de perguntas semi estruturadas realizadas com os sucessores de duas pequenas empresas familiares em Campos dos Goytacazes que já passaram pelo processo sucessório. Apesar de não ter ocorrido um planejamento sucessório o fato dos sucedidos levarem seus herdeiros para a empresa quando crianças e os familiarizando ao negócio contribuiu para que a transição ocorresse sem muitos impactos dando continuidade a um empreendimento próspero.

  12. Route following and the pigeon's familiar area map.

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    Guilford, Tim; Biro, Dora

    2014-01-15

    Homing pigeons (Columba livia) have been the central model of avian navigation research for many decades, but only more recently has research extended into understanding their mechanisms of orientation in the familiar area. The discovery (facilitated by GPS tracking) that pigeons gradually acquire with experience individually idiosyncratic routes home to which they remain faithful on repeated releases, even if displaced off-route, has helped uncover the fundamental role of familiar visual landmarks in the avian familiar area map. We evaluate the robustness and generality of the route-following phenomenon by examining extant studies in depth, including the single published counter-example, providing a detailed comparison of route efficiencies, flight corridor widths and fidelity. We combine this analysis with a review of inferences that can be drawn from other experimental approaches to understanding the nature of familiar area orientation in pigeons, including experiments on landmark recognition, and response to clock-shift, to build the first detailed picture of how bird orientation develops with experience of the familiar area. We articulate alternative hypotheses for how guidance might be controlled during route following, concluding that although much remains unknown, the details of route following strongly support a pilotage interpretation. Predictable patterns of efficiency increase, but limited to the local route, typical corridor widths of 100-200 m, high-fidelity pinch-points on route, attraction to landscape edges, and a robustness to clock-shift procedures, all demonstrate that birds can associatively acquire a map of their familiar area guided (at least partially) by direct visual control from memorised local landscape features.

  13. O conhecimento dos familiares acerca da problemática do portador de diabetes mellitus El conocimiento de los familiares sobre la problemática del portador de diabetes mellitus Family knowledge about the problematics of patients with diabetes mellitus

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    Ana Emilia Pace

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    Full Text Available Considerando a família como fonte de apoio ao doente, realizou-se este estudo visando analisar a problemática do portador de diabetes na visão dos familiares, em Unidade Ambulatorial de um hospital universitário do interior do Brasil. Os dados foram coletados de 24 familiares por meio de entrevista semi-estruturada. Para apresentação e análise dos dados, utilizou-se estatística descritiva. Nos resultados, observou-se que os familiares conhecem as causas do diabetes parcialmente. Quanto às condições de adesão ao tratamento, 70,8% consideraram prioritário dieta adequada que, concomitantemente, foi salientada como problema. Em relação às doenças decorrentes, 23 salientaram problemas nos rins/visão. Quanto aos cuidados com os pés, destacou-se a utilização de meias de algodão e limpas. Referente às experiências dos familiares com pessoas portadoras de problemas nos pés, 83,3% responderam afirmativamente, destacando as amputações/úlceras. Dados apontam necessidade de educação aos familiares, uma vez que proporcionam suporte no controle da doença e na prevenção de complicações.Considerando la familia como fuente de apoyo al enfermo, se realizó un estudio buscando analizar la problemática del portador de diabetes en la visón de los familiares en La consulta externa de un hospital universitario del interior del Brasil. Los datos fueron recolectados con 24 familiares por medio de entrevista semi-estructurada. Para la presentación y el análisis de los datos se utilizó la estadística descriptiva. En los resultados se observó que los familiares conocen parcialmente las causas de la diabetes. En relación con las condiciones de adhesión al tratamiento, 70,8% consideró prioritaria la dieta adecuada que, concomitantemente, fue destacada como problema. En relación con las enfermedades asociadas, 23 resaltaron problemas en riñones/vista. En referencia a los cuidados con los pies, se destacó la utilización de medias

  14. Sensibilidade da rosa 'Osiana' ao etileno

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    Delaine Cristina Cordeiro

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Os objetivos deste trabalho foram determinar a sensibilidade e as respostas da rosa cultivar Osiana (Rosa × hybrida à presença de etileno ao longo da vida pós-colheita. Para determinar a sensibilidade da flor ao etileno, hastes foram cortadas e colocadas em câmaras herméticas e em seguida tratadas por 24 horas com diferentes concentrações de etileno variando de 0,0; 0,1; 1,0; 10; 100 e 1000 µL L-1do ar no interior da câmara. A rosa teve a vida pós-colheita reduzida pelo etileno, quando exposta a concentração igual ou superior a 10 µL L-1 de etileno. As flores tratadas com no mínimo de 10 µL L-1de etileno desenvolveram necrose, murcha e abscisão prematura das pétalas ainda túrgidas. As concentrações de 0,1 e 1,0 µL L-1de etileno estimularam a abertura do botão floral durante o período de 24 horas de exposição ao etileno, sem no entanto, reduzir a vida pós-colheita. A rosa 'Osiana' pode ser classificada como uma cultivar sensível ao etileno e a concentração influência os processos estimulados.

  15. Face the voice

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    Lønstrup, Ansa

    2014-01-01

    In this article I will make some analytical sketches – describe, comment on and contextualize my experience with four examples of his works of art recently presented in a large Tony Oursler exhibition Face to Face (March-July 2012) at Aarhus Art Museum ARoS in Denmark . The analytical description......Belle, Neumark). Finally, the article will discuss the specific artistic combination and our auditory experience of mediated human voices and sculpturally projected faces in an art museum context under the general conditions of the societal panophonia of disembodied and mediated voices, as promoted by Steven...

  16. Handbook of Face Recognition

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    Li, Stan Z

    2011-01-01

    This highly anticipated new edition provides a comprehensive account of face recognition research and technology, spanning the full range of topics needed for designing operational face recognition systems. After a thorough introductory chapter, each of the following chapters focus on a specific topic, reviewing background information, up-to-date techniques, and recent results, as well as offering challenges and future directions. Features: fully updated, revised and expanded, covering the entire spectrum of concepts, methods, and algorithms for automated face detection and recognition systems

  17. Miastenia gravis familiar: registro de dois irmãos

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    Marcos R. G. de Freitas

    1985-03-01

    Full Text Available A forma familiar da miastenia gravis é condição relativamente rara, ocorrendo em cerca de 3,4% dos pacientes miastênicos. Os autores registram os casos de dois irmãos não-gêmeos, apresentando miastenia gravis com acometimento predominantemente ocular desde o nascimento. Um terceiro irmão faleceu na infância, provavelmente com a mesma afecção. Os pais eram consanguíneos. Estudo da incidência da forma familiar da miastenia e de seus aspectos clínicos, genéticos e terapêuticos complementa os registros.

  18. The Effects of Novelty and Familiarity on Beauty Perception

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    Hyejeong Jang

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available In order to investigate how novelty and familiarity affect beauty perception, fractal images were presented five times over 14 weeks. Fractal images are unfamiliar to people, hence used in this study to control their previous experience. a total of 800 fractal images were divided into five groups (160 images X 5 group, and three groups of images were presented to participants each time for five times. The results showed that while beauty perception is decreased until the third exposure, it is increased from third to fifth exposure. These results suggest that a certain level of repeated exposure is necessary for subjects to become familiar, which in turn affect beauty perception.

  19. Un nuevo modelo para abordar el protocolo familiar

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    Rodríguez Zapatero, M.; Rodríguez Jiménez, Magdalena; Rodríguez Alcaide, J.J.

    2014-01-01

    Entender y gestionar la singularidad de la empresa familiar es determinante para mejorar las posibilidades de transmisión de la misma a generaciones futuras. Las estadísticas, año tras año, vienen a confirmar bajos índices de supervivencia en el traspaso generacional de la empresa familiar; Es por ello que desarrollar herramientas, que permitan y faciliten la comprensión y gestión de dicha singularidad, generará sin duda un fuerte valor añadido y ventaja competitiva para la familia empresaria...

  20. Testotoxicose Familiar: Dois Casos Clínicos

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    Marques, J. Sales; Campos, R. A.

    2014-01-01

    Os aa apresentam dois casos clínicos de rapazes (6 e 7 anos de idade) com virilização e história familiar de puberdade precoce.O teste de estimulação com factor de libertação da hormona luteinizante (LRF) e os níveis de testosterona confirmaram o diagnóstico de testotoxicose familiar. Iniciaram tratamento com cetoconazol com excelentes resultados após 6 meses. Não foram registados efeitos secundários.

  1. Yo, la depresión y el cuidador familiar

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    Marques, Maria de Fátima; Lopes, Manuel José

    2014-01-01

    Objetivos - Caracterizar la depresión en la perspectiva de quien la vive; - Caracterizar el papel del cuidador familiar en la perspectiva del paciente; - Describir las reacciones del paciente en la relación con los cuidadores familiares. Método: diseño de la investigación es de naturaleza cualitativa y inductiva, usando la Teoría Fundamentada. La investigación tuvo lugar en 2 polos de las consultas externas del Departamento de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental, Hospital de Évora, Portu...

  2. Children's Representation of the Route in a Familiar Environment

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    E.A. Kolukisa

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available Giving route in a familiar environment is an essential component in geographic and spatial cognition. In normally conditions, a person who recognized own neighborhood easily give a route and represent it. In this study it was investigated “how children represent their environment for a route task”. In order to provide empirical evidence was conducted drawing activity. Participants are 71 6th grades students in elementary school (34 girls and 37 boys. They were familiar with the route. During the study, children are observed and sometimes ask some questions about the route.

  3. CONTEXTO FAMILIAR E USO DE DROGAS ENTRE ADOLESCENTES EM TRATAMENTO

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    Samira Reschetti Marcon; Jennifer Oliveira de Sene; José Roberto Temponi de Oliveira

    2015-01-01

    En este estudio, tuvo como objetivo describir las características del contexto familiar de los adolescentes en tratamiento en el Centro de Atención Psicosocial Alcohol y Drogas de Cuiabá, MT. Estudio transversal retrospectivo, con el análisis de 74 registros médicos de los usuarios en tratamiento. Los resultados presentan el predominio del sexo masculino, bajo nivel educativo y alta proporción de consumo de marihuana. La mayoría tenía una vida familiar satisfactoria, no se relacionaba bi...

  4. La financiación de la empresa familiar leridana

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    Sánchez Pulido, Laura; Vendrell Vilanova, Anna

    2013-01-01

    En este trabajo se analiza la estructura financiera de las empresas de carácter familiar de la provincia de Lleida para conocer la composición y los condicionantes de su endeudamiento. Además, el análisis se lleva a cabo a nivel comparativo con las empresas no familiares a efectos de identificar las diferencias significativas entre ambos grupos. Igualmente, se profundiza el estudio diferenciando entre el tamaño empresarial y el sector de actividad con el fin de mejorar la comprensión de las d...

  5. MEMS DM development at Iris AO, Inc.

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    Helmbrecht, Michael A.; He, Min; Kempf, Carl J.; Besse, Marc

    2011-03-01

    Iris AO is actively developing piston-tip-tilt (PTT) segmented MEMS deformable mirrors (DM) and adaptive optics (AO) controllers for these DMs. This paper discusses ongoing research at Iris AO that has advanced the state-of-the-art of these devices and systems over the past year. Improvements made to open-loop operation and mirror fabrication enables mirrors to open-loop flatten to 4 nm rms. Additional testing of an anti snap-in technology was conducted and demonstrates that the technology can withstand 100 million snap-in events without failure. Deformable mirrors with dielectric coatings are shown that are capable of handling 630 W/cm2 of incident laser power. Over a localized region on the segment, the dielectric coatings can withstand 100kW/cm2 incident laser power for 30 minutes. Results from the first-ever batch of PTT489 DMs that were shipped to pilot customers are reported. Optimizations made to the open-loop PTT controller are shown to have latencies of 157.5 μs and synchronous array update rates of nearly 6.5 kHz. Finally, plans for the design and fabrication of the next-generation PTT939 DM are presented.

  6. The two faces of inventions: The relationship between recombination and impact in pharmaceutical biotechnology

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    Keijl, S.; Gilsing, V.; Knoben, J.; Duysters, G.

    2016-01-01

    ‘Recombination’ and ‘impact’ have become well established constructs to understand the origins of inventions and their importance for the development of future inventions. Despite forming these two familiarfaces of inventions’, their specific relationship has only marginally been subject to inquir

  7. A Smile Enhances 3-Month-Olds' Recognition of an Individual Face

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    Turati, Chiara; Montirosso, Rosario; Brenna, Viola; Ferrara, Veronica; Borgatti, Renato

    2011-01-01

    Recent studies demonstrated that in adults and children recognition of face identity and facial expression mutually interact (Bate, Haslam, & Hodgson, 2009; Spangler, Schwarzer, Korell, & Maier-Karius, 2010). Here, using a familiarization paradigm, we explored the relation between these processes in early infancy, investigating whether 3-month-old…

  8. The hollow-face illusion: object-specific knowledge, general assumptions or properties of the stimulus?

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    Hill, Harold; Johnston, Alan

    2007-01-01

    The hollow-face illusion, in which a mask appears as a convex face, is a powerful example of binocular depth inversion occurring with a real object under a wide range of viewing conditions. Explanations of the illusion are reviewed and six experiments reported. In experiment 1 the detrimental effect of figural inversion, evidence for the importance of familiarity, was found for other oriented objects. The inversion effect held for masks lit from the side (experiment 2). The illusion was stronger for a mask rotated by 90 degrees lit from its forehead than from its chin, suggesting that familiar patterns of shading enhance the illusion (experiment 2). There were no effects of light source visibility or any left/right asymmetry (experiment 3). In experiments 4-6 we used a 'virtual' hollow face, with illusion strength quantified by the proportion of noise texture needed to eliminate the illusion. Adding characteristic surface colour enhanced the illusion, consistent with the familiar face pigmentation outweighing additional bottom-up cues (experiment 4). There was no difference between perspective and orthographic projection. Photographic negation reduced, but did not eliminate, the illusion, suggesting shading is important but not essential (experiment 5). Absolute depth was not critical, although a shallower mask was given less extreme convexity ratings (experiment 6). We argue that the illusion arises owing to a convexity preference when the raw data have ambiguous interpretations. However, using a familiar object with typical orientation, shading, and pigmentation greatly enhances the effect. PMID:17402664

  9. Neuroanatomical substrates involved in true and false memories for face.

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    Iidaka, Tetsuya; Harada, Tokiko; Kawaguchi, Jun; Sadato, Norihiro

    2012-08-01

    We often mistake an unknown person for a familiar person because of the similarities in facial features. This phenomenon, known as false memory, has been investigated mainly using words, pictures, and shapes. Previous neuroimaging studies on false memory have shown that both true and false memories trigger a similar activation in the medial temporal lobe, suggesting that it plays a common role in both. However, no study to date has investigated neural substrates of false memories for faces. In the present fMRI study, we applied a modified version of the standard false memory paradigm, using morphed pictures of faces, to induce false memory in an MRI environment. We found that activity in the amygdala and orbital cortices was associated with the degree of familiarity of items. In particular, false responses to "lure" items evoked a level of activity in the amygdala between that evoked for correct or incorrect responses to "true" items. This indicates a possible role of the amygdala in false memory. A specific region in the anterior cingulate cortex was involved in false recognition; the activity being correlated to reaction times for the response types. These results suggest that the amygdala is involved in determining the relevance of items; therefore, ambiguousness of lure items in terms of familiarity and novelty may be related to decreased activity in the amygdala. The anterior cingulate activity in false memory may be caused not only by increased effort and motor demand but also by higher mnemonic processing of lure items. PMID:22575420

  10. Face Detection using Ferns

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    Marcel, Sébastien; Subburaman, Venkatesh Bala

    2011-01-01

    This paper discusses the use of ferns (a set of binary features) for face detection. The binary feature used here is the sign of pixel intensity difference. Ferns were first introduced for keypoint recognition and showed good performance, and improving the speed of recognition. Keypoint recognition deals with classification of few hundred different classes, while face detection is a two-class problem with an unbalanced data. For keypoint recognition random pixel pairs proved to be good enoug...

  11. A new face

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    Vasilic, D

    2012-01-01

    The ethical barriers seem to pose the greatest challenge to performing facial transplantation with proponents and critics fiercely debating their positions. Chapter 1 outlines the main ethical issues and events that have preluded clinical facial transplantation. In particular, human hand transplantation programs and their impact on face transplantation have been reviewed. Although the first face transplants already have been performed, the social and psychological debates concerning the ethic...

  12. to face the music

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    2002-01-01

    When someone says,“Well,i guess i'll have to go face the music”it does not mean he is planning to go to a concert .it is something far less pleasant,like being called in by your boss to explain why you did this and did that,and why you did not do to this or that sour music indeed,but it has to be faced.

  13. Into the Blue: AO Science in the Visible with MagAO

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    Close, Laird; Males, Jared; Morzinski, Katie; Kopon, Derek; Follette, Kate; Rodigas, Timothy; Hinz, Philip; Wu, Ya-Lin; Puglisi, Alfio; Esposito, Simone; Riccardi, Armando; Pinna, Enrico; Xompero, Marco; Briguglio, Runa; Uomoto, Alan; Hare, Tison

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    The Magellan Clay telescope is a 6.5m Gregorian telescope located in Chile at Las Campanas Observatory. We have fabricated an 85 cm diameter aspheric adaptive secondary with our subcontractors and partners, MagAO passed acceptance tests in spring 2012, and the entire System was commissioned from Nov 17 to Dec 7, 2012. This secondary has 585 actuators with < 1 msec response times (0.7 ms typically). We fabricated a high order (585 mode) pyramid wavefront sensor (similar to that of LBT's FLAO). The relatively high actuator count allows moderate Strehls to be obtained in the visible (0.63-1.05 microns). We have built an CCD science camera called "jVisAO". On-sky long exposures (60s) achieve 30% Strehls at 0.62 microns (r') with the VisAO camera in 0.5" seeing with bright R < 8 mag stars. These relatively high optical wavelength Strehls are made possible by our powerful combination of a next generation ASM and a Pyramid WFS with 200-400 controlled modes and 1000 Hz loop frequencies. To minimize non-common path errors and enable visible AO the VisAO science camera is fed by an advanced triplet ADC and is piggy-backed on the WFS optical board itself. Despite the ability to make 25 mas images we still have ~4 mas of resolution loss to residual vibrations. We will discuss what the most difficult aspects are for visible AO on ELTs scaling from our experience with MagAO.

  14. Recognizing one's own face.

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    Kircher, T T; Senior, C; Phillips, M L; Rabe-Hesketh, S; Benson, P J; Bullmore, E T; Brammer, M; Simmons, A; Bartels, M; David, A S

    2001-01-01

    We report two studies of facial self-perception using individually tailored, standardized facial photographs of a group of volunteers and their partners. A computerized morphing procedure was used to merge each target face with an unknown control face. In the first set of experiments, a discrimination task revealed a delayed response time for the more extensively morphed self-face stimuli. In a second set of experiments, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was used to measure brain activation while subjects viewed morphed versions of either their own or their partner's face, alternating in blocks with presentation of an unknown face. When subjects viewed themselves (minus activation for viewing an unknown face), increased blood oxygenation was detected in right limbic (hippocampal formation, insula, anterior cingulate), left prefrontal cortex and superior temporal cortex. In the partner (versus unknown) experiment, only the right insula was activated. We suggest that a neural network involving the right hemisphere in conjunction with left-sided associative and executive regions underlies the process of visual self-recognition. Together, this combination produces the unique experience of self-awareness. PMID:11062324

  15. Tipos de análise da cultura organizacional de Trompenaars (1994 predominantes na área de controladoria em empresas familiares do ramo têxtil

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    Vanderlei dos Santos

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available O estudo objetiva identificar os tipos de análise da cultura organizacional de Trompenaars (1994 predominantes na área de controladoria em empresas familiares do ramo têxtil. Realizou-se pesquisa descritiva, com abordagem qualitativa e quantitativa, por meio de um estudo multicasos. Os dados foram coletados através de entrevista com o controller das empresas. Em relação aos quatro tipos básicos de cultura sugeridos por Trompenaars (1994, conclui-se que não existe um tipo puro, mas há forte presença da cultura familiar entre as empresas pesquisadas nas dimensões Relação entre Empregados, Atitude em Relação à Autoridade, Formas de Mudanças, Formas de Motivação e Recompensa.

  16. Perceptual and Social Attributes Underlining Age-Related Preferences for Faces.

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    Kiiski, Hanni S M; Cullen, Brendan; Clavin, Sarah L; Newell, Fiona N

    2016-01-01

    Although aesthetic preferences are known to be important in person perception and can play a significant role in everyday social decisions, the effect of the age of the observer on aesthetic preferences for faces of different ages has not yet been fully investigated. In the present study we investigated whether aesthetic preferences change with aging, with an age-related bias in favoring faces from one's own age group. In addition, we examined the role of age on both the perceptual qualities and the social attributes of faces that may influence these aesthetic judgements. Both younger and older adult observers provided ratings to images of younger, middle-aged and older unfamiliar faces. As well as attractiveness, the rating dimensions included other perceptual (distinctiveness, familiarity) and social (competence, trustworthiness and dominance) factors. The results suggested a consistent aesthetic preference for youthful faces across all ages of the observers but, surprisingly, no evidence for an age-related bias in attractiveness ratings. Older adults tended to provide higher ratings of attractiveness, competence and trustworthiness to the unfamiliar faces, consistent with the positivity effect previously reported. We also tested whether perceptual factors such as face familiarity or distinctiveness affected aesthetic ratings. Only ratings of familiarity, but not distinctiveness, were positively associated with the attractiveness of the faces. Moreover, ratings of familiarity decreased with increasing age of the face. With regard to the social characteristics of the faces, we found that the age of the face negatively correlated with ratings of trustworthiness provided by all observers, but with the competence ratings of older observers only. Interestingly, older adults provided higher ratings of perceived competence and trustworthiness to younger than older faces. However, our results also suggest that higher attractiveness ratings, together with older aged faces

  17. Perceptual and Social Attributes Underlining Age-Related Preferences for Faces

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    Kiiski, Hanni S. M.; Cullen, Brendan; Clavin, Sarah L.; Newell, Fiona N.

    2016-01-01

    Although aesthetic preferences are known to be important in person perception and can play a significant role in everyday social decisions, the effect of the age of the observer on aesthetic preferences for faces of different ages has not yet been fully investigated. In the present study we investigated whether aesthetic preferences change with aging, with an age-related bias in favoring faces from one’s own age group. In addition, we examined the role of age on both the perceptual qualities and the social attributes of faces that may influence these aesthetic judgements. Both younger and older adult observers provided ratings to images of younger, middle-aged and older unfamiliar faces. As well as attractiveness, the rating dimensions included other perceptual (distinctiveness, familiarity) and social (competence, trustworthiness and dominance) factors. The results suggested a consistent aesthetic preference for youthful faces across all ages of the observers but, surprisingly, no evidence for an age-related bias in attractiveness ratings. Older adults tended to provide higher ratings of attractiveness, competence and trustworthiness to the unfamiliar faces, consistent with the positivity effect previously reported. We also tested whether perceptual factors such as face familiarity or distinctiveness affected aesthetic ratings. Only ratings of familiarity, but not distinctiveness, were positively associated with the attractiveness of the faces. Moreover, ratings of familiarity decreased with increasing age of the face. With regard to the social characteristics of the faces, we found that the age of the face negatively correlated with ratings of trustworthiness provided by all observers, but with the competence ratings of older observers only. Interestingly, older adults provided higher ratings of perceived competence and trustworthiness to younger than older faces. However, our results also suggest that higher attractiveness ratings, together with older aged

  18. Perceptual and Social Attributes Underlining Age-Related Preferences for Faces.

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    Kiiski, Hanni S M; Cullen, Brendan; Clavin, Sarah L; Newell, Fiona N

    2016-01-01

    Although aesthetic preferences are known to be important in person perception and can play a significant role in everyday social decisions, the effect of the age of the observer on aesthetic preferences for faces of different ages has not yet been fully investigated. In the present study we investigated whether aesthetic preferences change with aging, with an age-related bias in favoring faces from one's own age group. In addition, we examined the role of age on both the perceptual qualities and the social attributes of faces that may influence these aesthetic judgements. Both younger and older adult observers provided ratings to images of younger, middle-aged and older unfamiliar faces. As well as attractiveness, the rating dimensions included other perceptual (distinctiveness, familiarity) and social (competence, trustworthiness and dominance) factors. The results suggested a consistent aesthetic preference for youthful faces across all ages of the observers but, surprisingly, no evidence for an age-related bias in attractiveness ratings. Older adults tended to provide higher ratings of attractiveness, competence and trustworthiness to the unfamiliar faces, consistent with the positivity effect previously reported. We also tested whether perceptual factors such as face familiarity or distinctiveness affected aesthetic ratings. Only ratings of familiarity, but not distinctiveness, were positively associated with the attractiveness of the faces. Moreover, ratings of familiarity decreased with increasing age of the face. With regard to the social characteristics of the faces, we found that the age of the face negatively correlated with ratings of trustworthiness provided by all observers, but with the competence ratings of older observers only. Interestingly, older adults provided higher ratings of perceived competence and trustworthiness to younger than older faces. However, our results also suggest that higher attractiveness ratings, together with older aged faces

  19. Perceptual and social attributes underlining age-related preferences for faces

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    Hanni SM Kiiski

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available Although aesthetic preferences are known to be important in person perception and can play a significant role in everyday social decisions, the effect of the age of the observer on aesthetic preferences for faces of different ages has not yet been fully investigated. In the present study we investigated whether aesthetic preferences change with ageing, with an age-related bias in favouring faces from one’s own age group. In addition, we examined the role of age on both the perceptual qualities and the social attributes of faces that may influence these aesthetic judgements. Both younger and older adult observers provided ratings to images of younger, middle-aged and older unfamiliar faces. As well as attractiveness, the rating dimensions included other perceptual (distinctiveness, familiarity and social (competence, trustworthiness and dominance factors. The results suggested a consistent aesthetic preference for youthful faces across all ages of the observers but, surprisingly, no evidence for an age-related bias in attractiveness ratings. Older adults tended to provide higher ratings of attractiveness, competence and trustworthiness to the unfamiliar faces, consistent with the positivity effect previously reported. We also tested whether perceptual factors such as face familiarity or distinctiveness affected aesthetic ratings. Only ratings of familiarity, but not distinctiveness, were positively associated with the attractiveness of the faces. Moreover, ratings of familiarity decreased with increasing age of the face. With regard to the social characteristics of the faces, we found that the age of the face negatively correlated with ratings of trustworthiness provided by all observers, but with the competence ratings of older observers only. Interestingly, older adults provided higher ratings of perceived competence and trustworthiness to younger than older faces. However, our results also suggest that higher attractiveness ratings, together

  20. ANÁLISIS EMPÍRICO DE LAS DIFERENCIAS DE EFICIENCIA ENTRE LAS EMPRESAS FAMILIARES Y LAS NO FAMILIARES /

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    Borbolla Fernández, A. I. García de la; Herrera Madueño, J.; Larrán Jorge,M.; Sánchez Gardey, G.; Suárez Llorens, A.

    2007-01-01

    Este trabajo plantea un análisis empírico de las diferencias de eficiencia entre las empresas familiares y no familiares, medida a través de tres indicadores subrogados (rentabilidad financiera, rentabilidad económica y margen de explotación). El estudio empírico, desarrollado sobre una muestra de 765 empresas andaluzas, no permite contrastar ninguna de las hipótesis alternativas planteadas desde las teorías de la Agencia y de los Costes de Transacción sobre la superior o inferior eficiencia ...

  1. Comparison of face Recognition Algorithms on Dummy Faces

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    Aruni Singh

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available In the age of rising crime face recognition is enormously important in the contexts of computer vision, psychology, surveillance, fraud detection, pattern recognition, neural network, content based video processing, etc. Face is a non intrusive strong biometrics for identification and hence criminals always try to hide their facial organs by different artificial means such as plastic surgery, disguise and dummy. The availability of a comprehensive face database is crucial to test the performance of these face recognition algorithms. However, while existing publicly-available face databases contain face images with a wide variety of poses, illumination, gestures and face occlusions but there is no dummy face database is available in public domain. The contributions of this research paper are: i Preparation of dummy face database of 110 subjects ii Comparison of some texture based, feature based and holistic face recognition algorithms on that dummy face database, iii Critical analysis of these types of algorithms on dummy face database.

  2. Infants' Discrimination of Familiar and Unfamiliar Accents in Speech

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    Butler, Joseph; Floccia, Caroline; Goslin, Jeremy; Panneton, Robin

    2011-01-01

    This study investigates infants' discrimination abilities for familiar and unfamiliar regional English accents. Using a variation of the head-turn preference procedure, 5-month-old infants demonstrated that they were able to distinguish between their own South-West English accent and an unfamiliar Welsh English accent. However, this distinction…

  3. Cambio Social y dinámica familiar

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    Mercedes Gonzales de la Rocha

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    Full Text Available El artículo aborda algunos de los más relevantes cambios en la organización social de las familias urbanas en México y plantea la importancia de analizar los grupos familiares que difieren el modelo tradicional (nuclear, basado en la figura del hombre adulto proveedor.

  4. Gravidez em mulheres adolescentes: a ótica de familiares

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    Fátima Raquel Rosado Morais

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    Full Text Available Estudo descritivo, em que se objetivou conhecer a ótica de familiares acerca da situação da gravidez de uma adolescente do grupo. O estudo foi desenvolvido no município de Mossoró-RN, no Conjunto Liberdade II. Quatorze famílias participaram do estudo e a amostra de familiares de adolescentes grávidas ficou constituida por dezenove pessoas: treze mães, uma avó, duas sogras, um pai. um padrasto e um sogro. Entre os resultados do estudo, verificou-se que a preocupação com a imaturidade física e emocional das adolescentes grávidas e as questões de ordem econômica predominaram nos discursos de grande parte dos familiares; que a crise situacional intrafamiliar parecia resolver-se com o evolver da gestação e ter solução mais rápida quando a adolescente estabelecia uma união consensual com o parceiro afetivo-sexual; e que, mesmo vivendo uma crise, o comportamento de solidariedade dos familiares superou as reações emocionais negativas e os conflitos interpessoais iniciais.

  5. Assessing Student Interest and Familiarity with Professional Psychology Specialty Areas

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    Stark-Wroblewski, Kimberly; Wiggins, Tina L.; Ryan, Joseph J.

    2006-01-01

    The present study examined undergraduate psychology students' (N = 83) self-reported interest in and familiarity with five specialty areas in professional psychology: counseling psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology, and criminal profiling. Results suggest that although students are quite interested in careers…

  6. Do Tetranychus urticae males avoid mating with familiar females?

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    Yoshioka, T; Yano, S

    2014-07-01

    The two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae, usually lives in kin groups under common webs. Because only the first mating results in fertilisation in female T. urticae, adult males guard quiescent deutonymph females, those at the stage immediately before maturation, to ensure paternity. Therefore, the cost of precopulatory guarding time seems considerable for males. Moreover, the fitness indices of daughters from intra-population crosses were significantly lower than those of daughters from inter-population crosses, indicating that inbreeding depression exists in T. urticae. Therefore, we hypothesised that T. urticae males should be choosy in guarding familiar females to avoid inbreeding depression. Furthermore, webs should be a key element of the environment shared by familiar individuals. In this study, we demonstrated the inbreeding avoidance mechanism of T. urticae males in relation to webs produced by familiar females (known webs) or unfamiliar females (unknown webs). Regardless of surrounding webs (known or unknown), males preferred unfamiliar to familiar females. We further examined whether males detect unfamiliar females by their webs. When males had experienced a female's web without encountering that female, they subsequently preferred females that did not produce the surrounding webs in which the choice experiment was conducted. Results suggest that putative kin recognition for inbreeding avoidance in T. urticae males is based on the relationship between webs and females, and not on the discrimination of webs in shared environments.

  7. Recollection- and familiarity-based decisions reflect memory strength.

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    Wiesmann, Martin; Ishai, Alumit

    2008-01-01

    We used event-related fMRI to investigate whether recollection- and familiarity-based memory judgments are modulated by the degree of visual similarity between old and new art paintings. Subjects performed a flower detection task, followed by a Remember/Know/New surprise memory test. The old paintings were randomly presented with new paintings, which were either visually similar or visually different. Consistent with our prediction, subjects were significantly faster and more accurate to reject new, visually different paintings than new, visually similar ones. The proportion of false alarms, namely remember and know responses to new paintings, was significantly reduced with decreased visual similarity. The retrieval task evoked activation in multiple visual, parietal and prefrontal regions, within which remember judgments elicited stronger activation than know judgments. New, visually different paintings evoked weaker activation than new, visually similar items in the intraparietal sulcus. Contrasting recollection with familiarity revealed activation predominantly within the precuneus, where the BOLD response elicited by recollection peaked significantly earlier than the BOLD response evoked by familiarity judgments. These findings suggest that successful memory retrieval of pictures is mediated by activation in a distributed cortical network, where memory strength is manifested by differential hemodynamic profiles. Recollection- and familiarity-based memory decisions may therefore reflect strong memories and weak memories, respectively. PMID:18958245

  8. Recollection- and familiarity-based decisions reflect memory strength

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    Martin Wiesmann

    2008-05-01

    Full Text Available We used event-related fMRI to investigate whether recollection- and familiarity-based memory judgments are modulated by the degree of visual similarity between old and new art paintings. Subjects performed a flower detection task, followed by a Remember/Know/New surprise memory test. The old paintings were randomly presented with new paintings, which were either visually similar or visually different. Consistent with our prediction, subjects were significantly faster and more accurate to reject new, visually different paintings than new, visually similar ones. The proportion of false alarms, namely remember and know responses to new paintings, was significantly reduced with decreased visual similarity. The retrieval task evoked activation in multiple visual, parietal and prefrontal regions, within which remember judgments elicited stronger activation than know judgments. New, visually different paintings evoked weaker activation than new, visually similar items in the intraparietal sulcus. Contrasting recollection with familiarity revealed activation predominantly within the precuneus, where the BOLD response elicited by recollection peaked significantly earlier than the BOLD response evoked by familiarity judgments. These findings suggest that successful memory retrieval of pictures is mediated by activation in a distributed cortical network, where memory strength is manifested by differential hemodynamic profiles. Recollection- and familiarity-based memory decisions may therefore reflect strong memories and weak memories, respectively.

  9. Familiarity and Lie Detection: A Replication and Extension.

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    Brandt, David R.; And Others

    1982-01-01

    Reported two studies on the relations among observer familiarity, perceived behavioral discrepancy, and judgmental accuracy in detecting deceptions. Results indicated, among other findings, that observers having prior exposure to baseline information were significantly better at detecting deception, though repeated exposure did not significantly…

  10. Knowing about tools: neural correlates of tool familiarity and experience.

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    Vingerhoets, Guy

    2008-04-15

    The observation of tools is known to elicit a distributed cortical network that reflects close-knit relations of semantic, action-related, and perceptual knowledge. The neural correlates underlying the critical knowledge of skilled tool use, however, remain to be elucidated. In this study, functional magnetic resonance imaging in 14 volunteers compares neural activation during the observation of familiar tools versus equally graspable unfamiliar tools of which the observers have little, if any, functional knowledge. In a second paradigm, the level of tool-experience is investigated by comparing the neural effects of observing frequently versus infrequently used familiar tools. Both familiar and unfamiliar tools activate the classic neural network associated with tool representations. Direct comparison of the activation patterns during the observation of familiar and unfamiliar tools in a priori determined regions of interest (ptool-use knowledge, with supramarginal gyrus storing information about limb and hand positions, and precuneus storing visuospatial information about hand-tool interactions. As no frontal activation survived this contrast, it appears that premotor activity is unrelated to experience based motor knowledge of tool use/function, but rather, is elicited by any graspable tool. Confrontation with unfamiliar or infrequently used tools reveals an increase in inferior temporal and medial and lateral occipital activation, predominantly in the left hemisphere, suggesting that these regions reflect visual feature processing for tool identification.

  11. MEDIACIÓN FAMILIAR EN EL CONTEXTO CULTURAL MAPUCHE

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    Pamela Alejandra Donoso Norambuena

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    Full Text Available El cómo abordar el peso de lo étnico y/o cultural dentro de un proceso de mediación, es sin duda una deuda del actual diseño de la mediación familiar en Chile. No existe oferta pública que aborde estos casos de una forma pertinente, ni existe por parte del Ministerio de Justicia, en las recientes bases de licitación para la contratación de servicios de mediación familiar, consideración alguna en cuanto a exigir a los mediadores familiares que viven en las regiones con mayor población indígena, conocimientos específicos en torno al tema. Lo anterior es preocupante si consideramos que existe una obligación estatal en dicho sentido, conforme a lo dispuesto en el Convenio 169 de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo sobre pueblos indígenas y tribales en países independientes, ratificado por Chile el 15 de septiembre de 2008. El presente trabajo propone instalar la temática en el debate académico, reflexionando acerca de su necesidad y analizando formas de intervención por parte de los mediadores y mediadoras familiares frente a casos en que una o ambas partes pertenezca a un pueblo originario y en especial al pueblo mapuche.

  12. Object Familiarity Facilitates Foreign Word Learning in Preschoolers

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    Sera, Maria D.; Cole, Caitlin A.; Oromendia, Mercedes; Koenig, Melissa A.

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    Studying how children learn words in a foreign language can shed light on how language learning changes with development. In one experiment, we examined whether three-, four-, and five-year-olds could learn and remember words for familiar and unfamiliar objects in their native English and a foreign language. All age groups could learn and remember…

  13. A multidimensional scaling model accommodating differential stimulus familiarity

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    We introduce a multidimensional scaling procedure that attempts to derive a spatial representation of stimuli unconfounded by the effect of subjects' degrees of familiarity with these stimuli. The proposed model assumes that stimulus unfamiliarity produces a tendency for a subject to anchor his/her

  14. Pertenencia inicial de descendientes a la empresa familiar

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    Lozano P. Melquicedec

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    Full Text Available En el contexto de la sucesión, el presente estudio de casos examina la pertenencia inicial de los descendientes a las empresas familiares colombianas. Adicionalmente se exponen las principales proposiciones que relacionan, satisfacción y compromiso, con ese primer trabajo a tiempo completo en la empresa familiar. La metodología considera entrevistas en profundidad a descendientes de cuatro casos de empresas familiares, cuya información se somete posteriormente a un análisis cualitativo apoyándose en el concepto de triangulación y la teoría de recursos y capacidades. Los resultados del estudio resaltan la satisfacción y el compromiso como los dos componentes de la pertenencia inicial; igualmente, se determinan los ítems que conforman cada uno de estos componentes, lo que amplía conceptualmente el panorama relacionado con la continuidad de las empresas familiares. Las conclusiones muestran que la propensión a tener más satisfacción y compromiso con el primer cargo está muy relacionada con el tipo de ambiente que perciben los descendientes y con la posibilidad de satisfacer sus motivaciones.

  15. Exploring Familiarity and Destination Choice in International Tourism

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    Lee, G.; Tussyadiah, Iis

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    familiarity) influence sub-destination choice in terms of its scale and popularity. A survey was conducted with Korean nationals as potential visitors to tourism destinations in Japan. Six one-way ANOVA tests and six chi-square tests were performed to identify the relationships and differences between...

  16. Familiar Sports and Activities Adapted for Multiply Impaired Persons.

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    Schilling, Mary Lou, Ed.

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    Means of adapting some familiar and popular physical activities for multiply impaired persons are described. Games reviewed are dice baseball, one base baseball, in-house bowling, wheelchair bowling, ramp bowling, swing-ball bowling, table tennis, shuffleboard, beanbag bingo and tic-tac-toe, balloon basketball, circle football, and wheelchair…

  17. Effects of Adult Familiarity on Social Behaviours in Angelman Syndrome

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    Mount, R.; Oliver, C.; Berg, K.; Horsler, K.

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    Background: Individuals with Angelman syndrome appear strongly motivated by social contact, but there have been few studies that have examined the relationship between sociability and familiarity. In this study we compared social behaviour in Angelman syndrome when in contact with mothers and strangers. Methods: We systematically manipulated adult…

  18. Cultivating and Benefiting from Member Familiarity in Temporary Work Groups

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    and tenure constraints. Finally, I propose a model for strategically composing limited-tenure project groups of enduring tenure sub-groups as one way to inject the benefits of member familiarity into temporary organizations, and I illustrate how this condition supported both task- and relationship...

  19. Implications of Chinese face reading on the aesthetic sense.

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    Wong, Frederick T C; Soo, Gordon; Ng, Wai-pok; van Hasselt, C Andrew; Tong, Michael C F

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    Chinese face reading is an ancient art that has been developed over centuries, not only in China but over the wider area of Asia owing to China's cultural dominance in Asia during its imperial rule. Similar to feng shui, Chinese face reading is based on a philosophy held by Chinese people all over the world that expresses itself in contemporary daily life and practices by coloring people's choices, likes, and dislikes. It is inevitable that the aesthetic sense is also affected by face reading principles, especially among those who are most familiar with them. An understanding of these principles and beliefs would help surgeons better understand their Asian patients' requests and perhaps allow them to better communicate appropriate suggestions accordingly. PMID:20644224

  20. Buzz: face-to-face contact and the urban economy

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    Storper, Michael; Venables, Anthony J.

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    This paper argues that existing models of urban concentrations are incomplete unless grounded in the most fundamental aspect of proximity; face-to-face contact. Face-to-face contact has four main features; it is an efficient communication technology; it can help solve incentive problems; it can facilitate socialization and learning; and it provides psychological motivation. We discuss each of these features in turn, and develop formal economic models of two of them. Face-to-face is particular...

  1. Influências dos problemas e conflitos familiares nas ideações e tentativas de suicídio de pessoas idosas

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    Raimunda Magalhães da Silva

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    Full Text Available Conflitos e problemas familiares envolvem significados construídos no decorrer da existência e se associam a outros fatores nas manifestações de pensamentos e tentativas de suicídio em pessoas idosas. Essas questões são analisadas por meio de um estudo qualitativo em que os próprios idosos foram ouvidos, em 14 localidades diferentes do Brasil. Participaram 63 homens e mulheres e as entrevistas aconteceram entre 2013 e 2014. Os dados de campo segundo as relevâncias que os idosos apresentaram foram: perdas familiares significativas, conflitos familiares e intergeracionais e violências explícitas e veladas. A fala dos idosos demonstrou a tristeza, os sentimentos de abandono, o isolamento, a incompreensão de seus desejos pelos familiares e a ausência de manifestações de afeto e respeito, como elementos que os levaram a tentar dar cabo a sua vida. Ao contarem suas histórias, eles também deram pistas do que esperam de suas famílias: acolhimento, compreensão e liberdade para realizar seus pequenos desejos; terminar a vida de forma digna e sem sofrimento; encontrar ajuda e proteção para a progressiva diminuição de suas capacidades; continuar a participar das decisões da família e prolongar ao máximo as conquistas e as prerrogativas sociais, como propriedades, autoridade e respeito.

  2. Are faces processed like words? A diagnostic test for recognition by parts.

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    Martelli, Marialuisa; Majaj, Najib J; Pelli, Denis G

    2005-02-04

    Do we identify an object as a whole or by its parts? This simple question has been surprisingly hard to answer. It has been suggested that faces are recognized as wholes and words are recognized by parts. Here we answer the question by applying a test for crowding. In crowding, a target is harder to identify in the presence of nearby flankers. Previous work has described crowding between objects. We show that crowding also occurs between the parts of an object. Such internal crowding severely impairs perception, identification, and fMRI face-area activation. We apply a diagnostic test for crowding to a word and a face, and we find that the critical spacing of the parts required for recognition is proportional to distance from fixation and independent of size and kind. The critical spacing defines an isolation field around the target. Some objects can be recognized only when each part is isolated from the rest of the object by the critical spacing. In that case, recognition is by parts. Recognition is holistic if the observer can recognize the object even when the whole object fits within a critical spacing. Such an object has only one part. Multiple parts within an isolation field will crowd each other and spoil recognition. To assess the robustness of the crowding test, we manipulated familiarity through inversion and the face- and word-superiority effects. We find that threshold contrast for word and face identification is the product of two factors: familiarity and crowding. Familiarity increases sensitivity by a factor of x1.5, independent of eccentricity, while crowding attenuates sensitivity more and more as eccentricity increases. Our findings show that observers process words and faces in much the same way: The effects of familiarity and crowding do not distinguish between them. Words and faces are both recognized by parts, and their parts -- letters and facial features -- are recognized holistically. We propose that internal crowding be taken as the

  3. A fisioterapia na atenção a gestantes e familiares: relato de um grupo de extenção universitária = The phisycal therapy in the attention of the group of pregnant women and extended family: story in a university group of extension

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    Strassburger, Simone Zeni

    2006-01-01

    Resultados e conclusões: A atividade interdisciplinar em um grupo de Gestantes e Familiares representa um espaço singular ao Fisioterapeuta, pois a este se possibilita a oportunidade de realizar uma abordagem diferenciada da que habitualmente lhe é outorgada, levando em consideração a metodologia adotada neste tipo de atividade

  4. Para além da paz liberal? respostas ao "retrocesso" Beyond liberal peace? responses to "backsliding"

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    Oliver P Richmond

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available A ortodoxia familiar de construção da paz liberal depende da transplantação e da exportação de condicionalidade e dependência, com vistas a consolidar um contrato social entre populações, seus governos e o Estado, em que repouse uma paz liberal legítima e consensual. O que, com frequência, ocorre, é uma forma híbrida de paz liberal, sujeita a críticas locais poderosas, à resistência, por vezes, e à percepção de que a construção da paz internacional está fracassando em corresponder às expectativas. Em termos kantianos, os problemas com que a paz liberal tem se deparado e a crise pela qual está hoje passando podem ser denominados "retrocesso". Tem sido particularmente notável que a construção da paz liberal não vem sendo capaz de construir políticas unidas a partir de fragmentos territoriais no Kosovo, na Bósnia, no Afeganistão, no Iraque, no Sri Lanka e mesmo na Irlanda do Norte, onde alguns ou todos de seus elementos estão em desenvolvimento. Isso indica uma necessidade ou de reforma do modelo liberal para a paz, ou de estabelecimento de uma capacidade de coexistência desse modelo com alternativas, ou de substituição do modelo. Este artigo examina uma gama de questões inerentes ao paradigma de construção da paz liberal, algumas causas de "retrocesso" e o que pode ser feito no que tange a tais causas, no sentido de utilizar a construção da paz para criar um novo contrato social e atingir o que se poderia muito bem ser uma forma "híbrida liberal-local" de paz.The familiar orthodoxy of liberal peacebuilding depends upon transplanting and exporting conditionality and dependency in order to cement a social contract between populations, their governments and the state, on which rests a legitimate and consensual liberal peace. What often emerges is a hybrid form of the liberal peace, subject to powerful local critiques, sometimes resistance, and to the perception that international peacebuilding is failing to

  5. How Well Do Computer-Generated Faces Tap Face Expertise?

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    Full Text Available The use of computer-generated (CG stimuli in face processing research is proliferating due to the ease with which faces can be generated, standardised and manipulated. However there has been surprisingly little research into whether CG faces are processed in the same way as photographs of real faces. The present study assessed how well CG faces tap face identity expertise by investigating whether two indicators of face expertise are reduced for CG faces when compared to face photographs. These indicators were accuracy for identification of own-race faces and the other-race effect (ORE-the well-established finding that own-race faces are recognised more accurately than other-race faces. In Experiment 1 Caucasian and Asian participants completed a recognition memory task for own- and other-race real and CG faces. Overall accuracy for own-race faces was dramatically reduced for CG compared to real faces and the ORE was significantly and substantially attenuated for CG faces. Experiment 2 investigated perceptual discrimination for own- and other-race real and CG faces with Caucasian and Asian participants. Here again, accuracy for own-race faces was significantly reduced for CG compared to real faces. However the ORE was not affected by format. Together these results signal that CG faces of the type tested here do not fully tap face expertise. Technological advancement may, in the future, produce CG faces that are equivalent to real photographs. Until then caution is advised when interpreting results obtained using CG faces.

  6. Agricultura familiar: estratégias produtivas de base ecológica e aplicação de princípios da agroecologia

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    A dissertação de mestrado apresenta uma análise das estratégias produtivas de unidades certificadas de uma cooperativa de agricultores familiares de Itápolis - SP. Verificou-se nessas unidades a aplicação de princípios da agroecologia recomendados pela agricultura de base ecológica, em observância à agrobiodiversidade, à reciclagem de material e aos aspectos socioeconômicos do processo de conversão e transição agroecológica. A pesquisa desenvolveu-se por meio da complementaridade de abordagen...

  7. Tipos de análise da cultura organizacional de Trompenaars (1994) predominantes na área de controladoria em empresas familiares do ramo têxtil

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    Vanderlei dos Santos; Ilse Maria Beuren; Nelson Hein; Ananias Francisco dos Santos

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    O estudo objetiva identificar os tipos de análise da cultura organizacional de Trompenaars (1994) predominantes na área de controladoria em empresas familiares do ramo têxtil. Realizou-se pesquisa descritiva, com abordagem qualitativa e quantitativa, por meio de um estudo multicasos. Os dados foram coletados através de entrevista com o controller das empresas. Em relação aos quatro tipos básicos de cultura sugeridos por Trompenaars (1994), conclui-se que não existe um tipo puro, mas há forte ...

  8. Esta é minha carta ao mundo

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    Fernanda Mourão

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    Full Text Available A partir da primeira carta de Emily Dickinson (1830-1886 a Thomas Higginson, que então seria seu “preceptor” e interlocutor para sempre, este texto propõe uma leitura da obra da escritora norte-americana a partir do biografema da carta e da ideia de sua obra como “carta ao mundo” – conforme um de seus mais famosos poemas –, com todas as implicações trazidas pelo termo, e à luz das teorias de Roland Barthes, Maurice Blanchot e Silvina Rodrigues Lopes, entre outros.

  9. AoA Region: South Asian Seas

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    the North Indian Ocean account for roughly one quarter of the world’s population, which makes the region’s coastal environment and resources especially vulnerable to human infl uences. AoA Region: South Asian Seas Wajih Naqvi © Wajih Naqvi Mandovi Estuary... important coastal fi sheries and provides direct sustenance to coastal communities from timber and other products. It is endowed also with rich biodiversity and wildlife. The most extensive mangrove forest in the region and the world’s second largest...

  10. As perspectivas da pequena produção familiar na agricultura The perspectives for the small familiar farming

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    Olivio Ciprandi

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    Full Text Available As perspectivas da pequena produção familiar na agricultura constitui um tema controvertido na sociologia e na economia rural. A modernização da agricultura alterou suas relações com o restante da economia. As mudanças na base técnica e as políticas agrícolas determinaram a necessidade de crescimento das escalas mínimas viáveis do ponto de vista técnico e econômico, promovendo um processo de seleção e exclusão entre os pequenos produtores rurais, sem no entanto implicar na eliminação da pequena produção familiar.The perspective for the small familiar farming is still ect of controversy in rural sociology and economy sciences. The modernization of the agriculture changed the relation ships between the agriculture and the rest of the economy. The new tecniques and the policies for the agriculture determined a need for larger production scales. This fenomenon promoted a farming selection owith exclusion of some od them, but had no eliminated the familiar farming.

  11. A participação do enfermeiro de saúde pública na saúde familiar

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    Zélia Sena Costa

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    Full Text Available As autoras partem do pressuposto de que o avanço da epidemiologia tem demonstrado que muitas enfermidades estão associadas a determinadas estruturas sociais. Face a um enfoque científico, humanístico e personalizado, o Enfermeiro tem conquistado um papel de destaque junto à família, uma vez que este grupo social se constitui em uma via estratégica para utilização de parâmetros psicossocias tendo em vista a função básica de ajuda e apoio. Considerando que a contribuição do Enfermeiro de Saúde Pública é de vital importância para a melhoria do nível de saúde familiar, concluem que existe uma necessidade premente da aplicação adequada do Processo de Enfermagem a nível familiar, propondo a inserção da concepção - unidade familiar - como princípio básico da Assistência de Enfermagem.

  12. Anterior temporal face patches: A meta-analysis and empirical study

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    Rebecca J. Von Der Heide

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available Studies of nonhuman primates have reported face sensitive patches in the ventral anterior temporal lobes (ATL. In humans, ATL resection or damage causes an associative prosopagnosia in which face perception is intact but face memory is compromised. Some fMRI studies have extended these findings using famous and familiar faces. However, it is unclear whether these regions in the human ATL are in locations comparable to those reported in non-human primates, typically using unfamiliar faces. We present the results of two studies of person memory: a meta-analysis of existing fMRI studies and an empirical fMRI study using optimized imaging parameters. Both studies showed left-lateralized ATL activations to familiar individuals while novel faces activated the right ATL. Activations to famous faces were quite ventral, similar to what has been reported in monkeys. These findings suggest that face memory-sensitive patches in the human ATL are in the ventral/polar ATL.

  13. Estudos nacionais sobre cuidadores familiares de idosos: revisão integrativa

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    Déborah Cristina Oliveira

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Trata-se de uma revisão integrativa da produção científica brasileira sobre cuidador familiar do idoso, que buscou evidenciar o perfil dos trabalhos publicados em âmbito nacional e internacional, no período de janeiro de 2005 a setembro de 2010, indexados nas bases de dados MEDLINE, CINAHL e LILACS. Foram encontrados 76 trabalhos, publicados em português, espanhol ou inglês. Vinte e cinco artigos foram selecionados, sendo a maioria publicada em 2009, em periódicos de enfermagem e saúde pública. A amostra foi dividida em temáticas, de acordo com a abordagem do tema: "a construção do papel do cuidador", "qualidade de vida e sobrecarga de trabalho" e "conhecimento do cuidador sobre os aspectos envolvidos no cuidado". Os autores encontraram grandes índices de sobrecarga, piora significativa da qualidade de vida do cuidador, falta de apoio aos cuidadores, falta de informação e preparo para o cuidado, bem como falta de instrumentalização e estudos dentro desta temática.

  14. Trabalho e responsabilidades familiares no Brasil: reflexões sobre os direitos do trabalho

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    Andréa de Sousa Gama

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available Entender a relação entre trabalho e vida familiar, no capitalis-mo, requer reconhecer que essas dimensões estão em conflito, adquirin-do novos contornos com a maciça entrada feminina no mercado detrabalho. A feminização dos mercados de trabalho coincidiu com a trans-formação da organização do trabalho e da produção, incrementandoessas tensões. A estas mudanças se associam as sociodemográficas que geraram variações na estrutura das famílias, criando uma nova relação entre demanda e oferta de cuidados. No artigo é analisada a evolução da legislação trabalhista e previdenciária quanto à proteção à maternidadee a “conciliação” entre trabalho e família, tendo por referência normas internacionais de proteção ao(à trabalhador(a e o exame de proposições recentes do legislativo brasileiro. Considera-se, desde uma  perspectiva de gênero, que a produção desta  legislação reflete possibilidades e limites das formas de intervenção do Estado brasileiro sobre a temática.

  15. face the music

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    周立

    2003-01-01

    [英语对话] A:How do you comment on those people who dare to do wrong things but not courageous enough to face the music? B:It’s human nature that nobody likes punishment.When people go into something,they may either see an angle in it or not know the conse- quence.They chance the ducks. But when they realize they have to take the consequences,nine out of ten will try to escape punishment. A:But there are people who are daring:daring to do,and daring to face the music. B:There must be a reward in daring to face the music.I mean,there must

  16. Facing aggression: cues differ for female versus male faces.

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    Shawn N Geniole

    Full Text Available The facial width-to-height ratio (face ratio, is a sexually dimorphic metric associated with actual aggression in men and with observers' judgements of aggression in male faces. Here, we sought to determine if observers' judgements of aggression were associated with the face ratio in female faces. In three studies, participants rated photographs of female and male faces on aggression, femininity, masculinity, attractiveness, and nurturing. In Studies 1 and 2, for female and male faces, judgements of aggression were associated with the face ratio even when other cues in the face related to masculinity were controlled statistically. Nevertheless, correlations between the face ratio and judgements of aggression were smaller for female than for male faces (F(1,36 = 7.43, p = 0.01. In Study 1, there was no significant relationship between judgements of femininity and of aggression in female faces. In Study 2, the association between judgements of masculinity and aggression was weaker in female faces than for male faces in Study 1. The weaker association in female faces may be because aggression and masculinity are stereotypically male traits. Thus, in Study 3, observers rated faces on nurturing (a stereotypically female trait and on femininity. Judgements of nurturing were associated with femininity (positively and masculinity (negatively ratings in both female and male faces. In summary, the perception of aggression differs in female versus male faces. The sex difference was not simply because aggression is a gendered construct; the relationships between masculinity/femininity and nurturing were similar for male and female faces even though nurturing is also a gendered construct. Masculinity and femininity ratings are not associated with aggression ratings nor with the face ratio for female faces. In contrast, all four variables are highly inter-correlated in male faces, likely because these cues in male faces serve as "honest signals".

  17. A temporary face support

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    Popov, V.I.; Bakhtin, V.N.; Tolkachev, N.I.

    1980-03-30

    A temporary face support is proposed. It includes a beam supported by hydraulic jacks on the housing of the cutter-loader with a working tool and rotary pressure regulator. It differs in that to decrease the volume of unsecured roofing in the face space between the leading edge of the beam and the cutting tool of the cutter-loader, the beam is hinged onto the housing of the rotary pressure regulator by a fastened connecting rod, and the hydraulic jacks are provided with additional powered elements with a mechanism that regulates the length of the cut-off plate of the hydraulic pump when the seam pressure changes.

  18. AO Observations of Three Powerful Radio Galaxies

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    de Vries, W; van Bruegel, W; Quirrenbach, A

    2002-08-01

    The host galaxies of powerful radio sources are ideal laboratories to study active galactic nuclei (AGN). The galaxies themselves are among the most massive systems in the universe, and are believed to harbor supermassive black holes (SMBH). If large galaxies are formed in a hierarchical way by multiple merger events, radio galaxies at low redshift represent the end-products of this process. However, it is not clear why some of these massive ellipticals have associated radio emission, while others do not. Both are thought to contain SMBHs, with masses proportional to the total luminous mass in the bulge. It either implies every SMBH has recurrent radio-loud phases, and the radio-quiet galaxies happen to be in the ''low'' state, or that the radio galaxy nuclei are physically different from radio-quiet ones, i.e. by having a more massive SMBH for a given bulge mass. Here we present the first results from our adaptive optics imaging and spectroscopy pilot program on three nearby powerful radio galaxies. Initiating a larger, more systematic AO survey of radio galaxies (preferentially with Laser Guide Star equipped AO systems) has the potential of furthering our understanding of the physical properties of radio sources, their triggering, and their subsequent evolution.

  19. Hearing facial identities: brain correlates of face--voice integration in person identification.

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    Schweinberger, Stefan R; Kloth, Nadine; Robertson, David M C

    2011-10-01

    Audiovisual integration (AVI) is a well-known aspect of speech perception, but integration of facial and vocal information is also important for speaker recognition. We recently demonstrated AVI in the recognition of familiar (but not unfamiliar) speakers. Specifically, systematic behavioural benefits and costs in recognizing a familiar voice occur when the voice is combined with a time-synchronised articulating face of corresponding or noncorresponding speaker identity, respectively (Schweinberger et al., 2007; Robertson and Schweinberger, 2010). Here we report an experiment assessing event-related brain potentials (ERPs) in this novel paradigm, while participants recognized familiar speakers presented in (1) Voice only, (2) voice with identity-corresponding and (3) noncorresponding time-synchronised speaking faces, as well as (4) Face only conditions. Audiovisual speaker identity correspondence influenced only later ERPs around 250-600 msec, with increased negativity for noncorresponding identities at central electrodes. Strikingly, when compared with the ERPs from both unimodal conditions, both audiovisual conditions led to a much earlier onset of frontocentral negativity, with maximal differences around 50-80 msec. Moreover, audiovisual stimuli elicited larger N170 responses than Face only stimuli. These findings suggest that the perception of a voice and a time-synchronised articulating face triggers remarkably early and mandatory mechanisms of audiovisual processing, although the correspondence or discrepancy in audiovisual speaker identity may only be computed ∼200msec later. PMID:21208611

  20. Face processing abilities in relatives of individuals with ASD.

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    Wallace, Simon; Sebastian, Catherine; Pellicano, Elizabeth; Parr, Jeremy; Bailey, Anthony

    2010-12-01

    Individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show difficulties identifying familiar faces, recognizing emotional expressions and judging eye-gaze direction. Recent research suggests that relatives of individuals with AS also show impairments in some aspects of face processing but no study has comprehensively assessed the nature and extent of face-processing difficulties in a group of relatives. This study compared the performance of 22 parents/adult siblings of individuals with ASD ("relatives" group), 26 adults with ASD, and 26 typically developing adults on tasks of face discrimination, facial expression recognition and judging eye-gaze direction. Relatives of individuals with ASD were less able to discriminate subtle differences between faces than typically developing adults, but were more sensitive to such differences than adults with ASD. Furthermore, relatives were significantly worse at identifying expressions of fear and disgust than typically developing adults and failed to show the typical sensitivity to direct compared with averted eye-gaze direction--a strikingly similar pattern to that observed in adults with ASD. These findings show that atypical patterns of face processing are found in some relatives of individuals with ASD and suggest that these difficulties may represent a cognitive endophenotype. PMID:21182211

  1. Face Recognition by Metropolitan Police Super-Recognisers.

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    Robertson, David J; Noyes, Eilidh; Dowsett, Andrew J; Jenkins, Rob; Burton, A Mike

    2016-01-01

    Face recognition is used to prove identity across a wide variety of settings. Despite this, research consistently shows that people are typically rather poor at matching faces to photos. Some professional groups, such as police and passport officers, have been shown to perform just as poorly as the general public on standard tests of face recognition. However, face recognition skills are subject to wide individual variation, with some people showing exceptional ability-a group that has come to be known as 'super-recognisers'. The Metropolitan Police Force (London) recruits 'super-recognisers' from within its ranks, for deployment on various identification tasks. Here we test four working super-recognisers from within this police force, and ask whether they are really able to perform at levels above control groups. We consistently find that the police 'super-recognisers' perform at well above normal levels on tests of unfamiliar and familiar face matching, with degraded as well as high quality images. Recruiting employees with high levels of skill in these areas, and allocating them to relevant tasks, is an efficient way to overcome some of the known difficulties associated with unfamiliar face recognition. PMID:26918457

  2. Face Recognition by Metropolitan Police Super-Recognisers.

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    Robertson, David J; Noyes, Eilidh; Dowsett, Andrew J; Jenkins, Rob; Burton, A Mike

    2016-01-01

    Face recognition is used to prove identity across a wide variety of settings. Despite this, research consistently shows that people are typically rather poor at matching faces to photos. Some professional groups, such as police and passport officers, have been shown to perform just as poorly as the general public on standard tests of face recognition. However, face recognition skills are subject to wide individual variation, with some people showing exceptional ability-a group that has come to be known as 'super-recognisers'. The Metropolitan Police Force (London) recruits 'super-recognisers' from within its ranks, for deployment on various identification tasks. Here we test four working super-recognisers from within this police force, and ask whether they are really able to perform at levels above control groups. We consistently find that the police 'super-recognisers' perform at well above normal levels on tests of unfamiliar and familiar face matching, with degraded as well as high quality images. Recruiting employees with high levels of skill in these areas, and allocating them to relevant tasks, is an efficient way to overcome some of the known difficulties associated with unfamiliar face recognition.

  3. Saúde da família e cuidados paliativos infantis: ouvindo os familiares de crianças dependentes de tecnologia

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    Claudia Azevedo Ferreira Guimarães Rabello

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available O estudo discute um modelo de cuidados paliativos infantis baseado na Saúde da Família quando da assistência domiciliar, articulado com os demais níveis de atenção e nas demandas das famílias. Participaram do estudo dezoito membros de nove famílias de crianças do Instituto Fernandes Figueira (IFF, das quais quatro estão assistidas pelo Programa de Assistência Domiciliar Interdisciplinar (PADI, três internadas aguardando a inclusão no programa e duas internadas e já pertencentes ao PADI. O PADI foi estudado por ser o único que oferece cuidados paliativos infantis na rede pública de saúde. Os resultados demonstram-se positivos quanto ao vínculo estabelecido com a equipe, ao acolhimento, ao conhecimento pelos familiares acerca da doença e à dinâmica entre o PADI e o IFF. Como pontos negativos aparecem as dificuldades, que vão desde a implantação do programa até sua continuidade; quase todos os familiares referem agravos ou doenças. Concluiu-se, que apesar de o PADI se apresentar como a forma encontrada pelo IFF para a desospitalização, os cuidados domiciliares pela Saúde da Família, bem articulado com a rede, seriam o ideal por se tratar do nível de assistência adequado para tal.

  4. A organização familiar para o cuidado dos filhos: percepção das mães em uma comunidade de baixa renda La organización familiar para el cuidado de los hijos: percepción de las madres en una comunidad de baja renta Family organization regarding children care: mothers perception in a low income community

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    Viviane Barrére Martin

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    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivos compreender a percepção que mães de uma comunidade de baixa renda da cidade de São Paulo, têm sobre o significado do seu papel na estrutura familiar, em relação ao cuidado dos filhos e as estratégias utilizadas para desempenhar esse cuidado. A análise etnográfica nos possibilitou reconhecer 6 domínios culturais e resultados reveladores de que a mãe ocupa lugar central na família e é responsável pela educação, criação e socialização dos filhos. A adaptação do seu papel caracteriza-se pelo atendimento às necessidades de sobrevivência dos filhos, entretanto com o crescimento das crianças, demonstra insegurança frente à isso.El estudio tuvo como objetivos comprender la percepción que madres de una comunidad de baja renta de la ciudad de São Paulo tienen sobre el significado de su papel en la estructura familiar, con relación al cuidado de los hijos y las estrategias que utilizan para desempeñar ese cuidado. El análisis etnográfico posibilitó reconocer 6 dominios culturales y resultados reveladores de que la madre ocupa lugar central en la familia, es responsable por la educación, crianza y socialización de los hijos. La adaptación de su papel se caracteriza por el cubrimiento de las necesidades de supervivencia de los hijos, pero con el crecimiento de los hijos la madre demuestra inseguridad en su desempeño.The purposes of this study are to understand the perception that the mothers from a low income community in São Paulo city have about the meaning of their role in the family structure, concerning children care and the strategies used in family organization to carry out this care. The ethnographic analysis allowed us to identify 6 cultural domains and results showed that the mother have a main role in the family. They are the great responsible for the education, raising and socialization of the children. The adaptation of their role is characterized by their attention

  5. Voicing on Virtual and Face to Face Discussion

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    Yamat, Hamidah

    2013-01-01

    This paper presents and discusses findings of a study conducted on pre-service teachers' experiences in virtual and face to face discussions. Technology has brought learning nowadays beyond the classroom context or time zone. The learning context and process no longer rely solely on face to face communications in the presence of a teacher.…

  6. Bayesian Face Recognition and Perceptual Narrowing in Face-Space

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    Balas, Benjamin

    2012-01-01

    During the first year of life, infants' face recognition abilities are subject to "perceptual narrowing", the end result of which is that observers lose the ability to distinguish previously discriminable faces (e.g. other-race faces) from one another. Perceptual narrowing has been reported for faces of different species and different races, in…

  7. Feto morto: atuação da enfermeira frente ao sentimento materno

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    Anna Maria Hecker Luz

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    Full Text Available As mães de natimortos, de gravidez desejada ou não, são criaturas que desde a constatação daquela morte, permanecem, por um período de aproximadamente um mês, profundamente contristadas, deprimidas, com sentimento de solidão e questionando acerca da vida. Nestas condições, torna-se importante um adequado acompanhamento destas pacientes; ao princípio, pela equipe dos centros obstétricos; subseqüentemente, pela equipe de atendimento das unidades de internação obstétrica; finalmente, pelos próprios familiares das paciente, já no âmbito domiciliar. A preparação de todas estas pessoas, que de alguma forma participam desta assistência, é objeto de discussão neste artigo, visando ao delineamento dum modelo de assistência de enfermagem para essas mães.

  8. Diretivas antecipadas de vontade aos doentes terminais: revisão integrativa

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    Silvana Bastos Cogo

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available RESUMOObjetivo:caracterizar a produção científica nacional e internacional sobre as diretivas antecipadas de vontade aplicadas ao doente terminal.Método:a revisão integrativa, incluindo os artigos publicados no Portal Capes, SCIELO, LILACS, MEDLINE, Revista de Bioética e Bioethikos, a partir dos descritores: Diretivas antecipadas, Testamentos quanto à vida, Advance Directives, Living Will e Terminally Ill totalizando 44 artigos submetidos à análise de conteúdo.Resultados:emergiram três categorias: Estudantes e profi ssionais frente às diretivas antecipadas de vontade: percepções, opiniões e condutas; Receptividade dos pacientes às diretivas antecipadas de vontade; A família diante das diretivas antecipadas de vontade.Conclusão:evidenciou-se a relevância do tema como garantidor do respeito à dignidade e à autonomia do doente, bem como para a redução dos conflitos éticos enfrentados pelos familiares e profi ssionais da saúde frente aos cuidados em fi nal de vida.

  9. Transtorno mental na infância: configurações familiares e suas relações sociais

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    Jéssica Batistela Vicente

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Este estudo teve como objetivo conhecer a rede social e o apoio social na perspectiva da família de criança com transtorno mental. Métodos: Foi uma pesquisa descritiva-exploratória de abordagem qualitativa, com 14 familiares de crianças com transtornos mentais atendidas no CAPS-i de Maringá - PR. A coleta de dados aconteceu de janeiro a abril de 2013, por meio de entrevistas semiestruturadas e construção de genogramas e ecomapas das famílias. Resultados: Os dados foram analisados a partir da Análise de Conteúdo, modalidade temática, originando duas categorias: "Rede e apoio social: auxiliando a convivência da família com a criança com transtorno mental" e "Configuração familiar: delineando vínculos". Conclusão: A rede de apoio e o apoio social são elementos necessários para o enfrentamento das dificuldades advindas da doença mental, cabendo ao enfermeiro conhecer essas fontes de apoio e os tipos de vínculos existentes para prestar um cuidado centrado na família.

  10. O "morar" em hospital psiquiátrico: histórias contadas por familiares de ex-"moradores"

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    Carina Furlaneto Frazatto

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivo conhecer as histórias de ex-"moradores" de hospital psiquiátrico na visão de seus familiares. Por meio de uma pesquisa de campo de caráter exploratório entrevistamos alguns familiares de ex-"moradores" de hospital psiquiátrico, os quais descreveram o trajeto percorrido. As histórias possibilitaram delinear os caminhos que levaram essas pessoas a se tornarem "moradoras" de hospital psiquiátrico, o que esse fato lhes acarretou e o que lhes possibilitou retornar ao lar. A recorrência e longevidade da internação psiquiátrica dos "moradores" provocaram perda de papéis sociais e de laços afetivos, além de sinais de cronificação do transtorno mental, reforçando que o modelo manicomial acarreta agravos que poderiam ser evitados com o tratamento em consonância com os preceitos da atenção psicossocial. Neste modelo não há lugar para o "morar" em um hospital psiquiátrico tradicional, mas leitos em hospital geral para permanência pelo menor tempo possível, como determinam a Lei 10.216, de 06 de abril de 2001, e a Portaria 3.088, de 23 de dezembro de 2011.

  11. A Agricultura Familiar e o Uso dos Recursos Ambientais na Fronteira Sudoeste do Estado de Mato Grosso

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    Heitor Marcos Kirsch

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho pretende examinar a partir de evidências empíricas, a relação que frequentemente acaba por se estabelecer entre as configurações socioeconômicas de sistemas produtivos da agricultura familiar com os processos de degradação ambiental observados, sobretudo no uso predatório dos recursos naturais nos espaços rurais, considerando-se as concepções e percepções que os agentes sociais atribuem ao ato produtivo e sua relação com o ambiente. O estudo abordado neste artigo é resultado de uma investigação baseada na experiência entre agricultores em unidades de produção familiar no âmbito do município de Pontes e Lacerda, localizado no Vale do Rio Guaporé, região sudoeste do estado de Mato Grosso e que está situada uma localidade de transição entre os biomas do pantanal mato-grossense, o cerrado e a floresta amazônica brasileira, e ainda junto à fronteira hidrológica das bacias do Prata e Amazônica, onde foram entrevistados 27 agricultores em áreas inferiores a 400 hectares.

  12. O acolhimento familiar em Portugal: conceitos, práticas e desafios Foster care in Portugal: concepts, practices and challenges

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    Paulo Delgado

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available O Acolhimento Familiar assume em Portugal uma expressão reduzida, num sistema de protecção das crianças excessivamente centrado na colocação em instituições, não obstante o discurso político mais recente, defensor da desinstitucionalização, e a evolução de outros sistemas sociais em diversos países europeus. Este artigo pretende caracterizar o modelo de Acolhimento Familiar português, destacando, nomeadamente, a sua evolução histórica mais recente, os conceitos e tipologias que mobiliza, as práticas que manifesta e os desafios que se colocam ao seu desenvolvimento.The Foster Care in Portugal takes a reduced expression, in a system of protection of children excessively focused on institutional placements, despite the political discourse more recent, advocate of deinstitutionalization, and the development of other social systems in several European countries. This paper aims to analyze the Portuguese Foster Care model, highlighting in particular its historical evolution latest concepts and typologies that mobilize the practices that expresses, and challenges to its development.

  13. Sentimentos de familiares sobre o futuro de um ser esquizofrênico: perspectivas para o cuidado de enfermagem

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    Catarina Aparecida Sales

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Pesquisa qualitativa, com abordagem fenomenológica, em que se objetivou compreender as expectativas dos familiares em relação ao futuro de seu ente portador de esquizofrenia. Foram realizadas entrevistas com seis familiares de pacientes esquizofrênicos do Município de Maringá - PR, nos meses de maio e junho de 2008. A análise suscitou uma temática central, A temporalidade de estar-com um ente esquizofrênico e, desta, três subtemas: Preocupando-se com o abandono, Experienciando a desesperança e a incerteza e Vivenciando a esperança de cura. O estudo despertou-nos, no universo do cuidado, para a importância do tempo, tantas vezes negligenciado por nós, profissionais da saúde, por não apreendermos o sentido dessa temporalidade na vivência dos seres de quem cuidamos.

  14. Uso de substâncias na adolescência e problemas familiares Adolescent substance use and family problems

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    André Malbergier

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Esta pesquisa visou a avaliar a associação entre o consumo de substâncias (álcool, tabaco e drogas ilícitas e problemas familiares numa amostra de 965 adolescentes em 50 escolas públicas de dois municípios do Estado de São Paulo, Brasil, em 2007. Foi utilizado o Drug Use Screening Inventory (DUSI para a coleta de dados. O uso de álcool, tabaco e drogas ilícitas foi associado à avaliação negativa da relação familiar, à falta de suporte/monitoramento e ao uso de substâncias por familiares (p This study aimed to evaluate the association between substance use (alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs and family problems among 965 adolescents from 50 public schools in two cities in São Paulo State, Brazil, in 2007. The Drug Use Screening Inventory (DUSI was used for data collection. Use of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs was associated with a negative assessment of the family relationship, lack of monitoring/support, and psychoactive substance use by family members (p < 0.05. Adolescents that reported having used alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs had more family problems than those who did not consume any substance (p < 0.001. Adolescents that used alcohol and tobacco (p = 0.028 and illicit drugs (p < 0.001 reported having more family problems than those who used only alcohol. The results highlight the importance of awareness of alcohol and tobacco use by adolescents, since such use was associated with significant family impairments, similar to illicit drug use.

  15. uma consequência individual ou do sistema familiar?

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    2014-01-01

    Projecto de Graduação apresentado à Universidade Fernando Pessoa como parte dos requisitos para obtenção do grau de Licenciada em Criminologia O absentismo escolar é uma temática complexa, sendo que ao contrário do que se pensa não consiste apenas na falta de assiduidade regular às aulas. Como será desenvolvido ao longo deste projecto existem várias explicações e causas do absentismo escolar passando as mesmas pela influência da família, da escola, dos grupos de pares e pelo meio social on...

  16. Real Time Face Quality Assessment for Face Log Generation

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    Kamal, Nasrollahi; Moeslund, Thomas B.

    2009-01-01

    Summarizing a long surveillance video to just a few best quality face images of each subject, a face-log, is of great importance in surveillance systems. Face quality assessment is the back-bone for face log generation and improving the quality assessment makes the face logs more reliable....... Developing a real time face quality assessment system using the most important facial features and employing it for face logs generation are the concerns of this paper. Extensive tests using four databases are carried out to validate the usability of the system....

  17. Pose estimation and frontal face detection for face recognition

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    Lim, Eng Thiam; Wang, Jiangang; Xie, Wei; Ronda, Venkarteswarlu

    2005-05-01

    This paper proposes a pose estimation and frontal face detection algorithm for face recognition. Considering it's application in a real-world environment, the algorithm has to be robust yet computationally efficient. The main contribution of this paper is the efficient face localization, scale and pose estimation using color models. Simulation results showed very low computational load when compare to other face detection algorithm. The second contribution is the introduction of low dimensional statistical face geometrical model. Compared to other statistical face model the proposed method models the face geometry efficiently. The algorithm is demonstrated on a real-time system. The simulation results indicate that the proposed algorithm is computationally efficient.

  18. Real-time face swapping as a tool for understanding infant self-recognition

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    Nguyen, Sao Mai; Asada, Minoru

    2011-01-01

    To study the preference of infants for contingency of movements and familiarity of faces during self-recognition task, we built, as an accurate and instantaneous imitator, a real-time face- swapper for videos. We present a non-constraint face-swapper based on 3D visual tracking that achieves real-time performance through parallel computing. Our imitator system is par- ticularly suited for experiments involving children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder who are often strongly disturbed by the constraints of other methods.

  19. Face recognition system and method using face pattern words and face pattern bytes

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    Zheng, Yufeng

    2014-12-23

    The present invention provides a novel system and method for identifying individuals and for face recognition utilizing facial features for face identification. The system and method of the invention comprise creating facial features or face patterns called face pattern words and face pattern bytes for face identification. The invention also provides for pattern recognitions for identification other than face recognition. The invention further provides a means for identifying individuals based on visible and/or thermal images of those individuals by utilizing computer software implemented by instructions on a computer or computer system and a computer readable medium containing instructions on a computer system for face recognition and identification.

  20. Pingguo Aluminum Faces Dilemma

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    2013-01-01

    <正>Chinalco Guangxi Pinggjuo Branch is an exemplary company of Chinalco. Many of its indicators including technology, management standard, and profit rank in leading position in the industry, but such a pace-setter company is also facing the dilemma of overstock of Alumina products, and loss in electrolytic aluminum business.

  1. PrimeFaces blueprints

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    Jonna, Sudheer

    2014-01-01

    If you are a Java developer with experience of frontend UI development, and want to take the plunge to develop stunning UI applications with the most popular JSF framework, PrimeFaces, then this book is for you. For those with entrepreneurial aspirations, this book will provide valuable insights into how to utilize successful business models.

  2. Wavelets and Face Recognition

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    Dai, Dao-Qing; Yan, Hong

    2007-01-01

    Wavelets have been successfully used in image processing. Their ability to capture localized spatial-frequency information of image motivates their use for feature extraction. We give an overview of using wavelets in the face recognition technology. Due to limit of space the use of Gabor wavelets is not covered in this survey. Interested readers are referred to section 8.3 for references.

  3. Face the Music

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    张文新

    2005-01-01

    When someone says, “Well, Iguess I'll have to go and face the music, ”it does not mean he is planning to go to a concert. It is something far less pleasant, like being called in by your boss to explain why you did this and did that,

  4. Two Faces of Japan.

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    Beasley, Conger, Jr.

    1992-01-01

    Discusses the inconsistency between Japanese exploitation of world natural resources and gestures to provide leadership in ecologically innovative technology. Explores Japanese culture, power structure, population trends, environmental ethics, industrialism, and international business practices as they relate to the philosophical face of…

  5. A Face Farce?

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    2006-01-01

    Some people proclaim the success of the facial transplant operation marks the advent of a new era, one in which changing face will be as normal as changing clothing. Teng Li, a doctor with the Plastic Surgery Hospital affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, believes facial transplant surgery should be encouraged as a scientific exploration, though he cautioned that experiments on animals

  6. Os desafios cotidianos dos trabalhadores em um abrigo para crianças e adolescentes (Daily challenges faced by the workers of a foster care institution for children and adolescents

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    Agueda Wendhausen

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: Num país com inúmeros problemas sociais como o Brasil, o abandono de crianças e adolescentes se constitui em problema preocupante, principalmente ao adentrarmos a realidade das chamadas casas de passagem, que lhes servem como abrigo temporário. O artigo é o recorte de um estudo junto a trabalhadores de um abrigo localizado no sul do país. Trata-se de um levantamento de problemas enfrentados por trabalhadores em seu cotidiano junto a crianças abrigadas. A abordagem metodológica foi qualitativa, utilizando-se para coleta dos dados a metodologia do Círculo de Cultura proposto por Paulo Freire. A análise se deu a partir dos “temas geradores” levantados. Emergiram dois temas principais: as necessidades dos trabalhadores em relação ao processo de trabalho e como se sentem em relação ao trabalho com as crianças. Os resultados apontam aspectos do abandono do Estado e do abandono familiar. Constatamos a necessidade da instituição de uma Política Social inclusiva para essa população, já que esse é um dilema enfrentado pelos Abrigos.Abstract: In a country with several social problems such as Brazil, the abandonment of children and adolescents is a matter of concern, especially considering the reality of so-called transition houses, which serve as temporary shelter. This article is an abridged version of a study performed with employees of a foster care institution located in the South region of Brazil. This is a survey of the problems faced in a daily basis by workers regarding the sheltered children. The methodological approach was qualitative, using for data collection the methodology of the Circle of Culture proposed by Paulo Freire. The analysis was based on the “generating issues” that were raised. Two main themes emerged: the needs of workers in relation to the work process and how they feel about working with children. The results reveal certain aspects of the abandonment of the state and of the children

  7. La experiencia de mediación familiar en Chile

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    Paula Correa Camus

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available La incorporación de la mediación familiar como un trámite previo y obligatorio al proceso judicial ha generado una amplia discusión en la doctrina y en los operadores del sistema. Uno de los debates más interesantes es aquel que pretende determinar los efectos de la obligatoriedad tanto en los procesos mismos de mediación como en sus resultados. El objetivo de este trabajo es examinar las ventajas y desventajas que traen aparejadas las políticas públicas que incluyen la participación obligatoria en mediación y, en ese contexto, analizar la experiencia chilena en mediación familiar.

  8. ARTICULACIÓN DINÁMICA DE UNA EMPRESA FAMILIAR

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    Lucia Trinidad Pérez Cervera; Concepción Mánica Zuccolotto; Gloria Pérez Garmendia

    2008-01-01

    El alcance de la investigación se centra en la elaboración de la planeación familiar que permita concientizar a los miembros de la familia en sus derechos, sus responsabilidades y sus privilegios en la compañía, lo cual sentará las bases para la discusión de temas como: las políticas familiares, resolución de conflictos en la familia-empresa, así como en la distribución de los recursos, permitiendo además generar el pensamiento estratégico que de acuerdo a Morrisey (1996) abarca la declaració...

  9. A governação nas empresas familiares

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    Henrique, Carla Marisa Eusébio da Cruz

    2008-01-01

    O presente trabalho pretende descrever a realidade das práticas de gestão adoptadas pelas famílias detentoras de empresas familiares de longa duração. A pesquisa teve por base a literatura sobre gestão de empresas familiares e o método de estudo de caso, através da entrevista a três empresas de actividades distintas, com a característica comum de se encontrarem na terceira geração e de permaneceram, desde a sua fundação, sob orientação exclusiva da família fundadora. Desta forma, conclu...

  10. Sinovite hipertrófica familiar Familial hypertrophic synovitis

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    Lucila Stange Rezende

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available A sinovite hipertrófica familiar é uma condição rara, de origem familiar, que deve ser lembrada no diagnóstico diferencial das artrites da infância. Os autores apresentam o caso de um menino de 7 anos, portador de deformidades dos artelhos em flexão e múltiplos derrames articulares indolores acometendo grandes articulações, desde o nascimento e sem sintomas sistêmicos. O paciente possui uma prima com quadro semelhante.Familial hyperthrophic synovitis is a rare condition, of familial origin, that must be remembered in the differential diagnosis of childhood arthritis. The authors report a case of a 7 years old boy with flexion finger deformities and painless joint effusion of the large joints since birth, without systemic involvement. The patient has a cousin with similar manifestations.

  11. A tele-oncology model replacing face-to-face specialist cancer care: perspectives of patients in North Queensland.

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    Sabesan, Sabe; Kelly, Jenny; Evans, Rebecca; Larkins, Sarah

    2014-03-18

    We explored the experiences of patients using the Townsville Tele-oncology clinic, where most patients are no longer seen face-to-face. All medical oncology patients who received services via telehealth at the Townsville Cancer Centre in 2012 were invited to participate in an interview. None refused. Thirty two patients were interviewed by telephone and three via videoconference at their local health service facility. Data analysis identified five major themes (quality of the consultation; communication and relationships; familiarity with technology and initial fears; local services and support; and lack of coordination of services between the local rural hospital and the major regional hospital) and each major theme included a number of sub-themes. Most patients interviewed (69%) had not seen their oncology specialist face-to-face, but 86% of them found the video-consultation to be of high quality and were extremely satisfied with the interaction. The acceptance of teleconsultation appeared to be linked to the patients' trust with their local health system and staff. Overall, the tele-oncology model that replaced face-to-face care in North Queensland was accepted and welcomed by patients. PMID:24643950

  12. Neural synchronization during face-to-face communication

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    Jiang, J; Dai, B; Peng, D.; C. Zhu; L. Liu; Lu, C

    2012-01-01

    Although the human brain may have evolutionarily adapted to face-to-face communication, other modes of communication, e.g., telephone and e-mail, increasingly dominate our modern daily life. This study examined the neural difference between face-to-face communication and other types of communication by simultaneously measuring two brains using a hyperscanning approach. The results showed a significant increase in the neural synchronization in the left inferior frontal cortex during a face-to-...

  13. Recollection- and Familiarity-Based Decisions Reflect Memory Strength

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    Wiesmann, Martin; Ishai, Alumit

    2008-01-01

    We used event-related fMRI to investigate whether recollection- and familiarity-based memory judgments are modulated by the degree of visual similarity between old and new art paintings. Subjects performed a flower detection task, followed by a Remember/Know/New surprise memory test. The old paintings were randomly presented with new paintings, which were either visually similar or visually different. Consistent with our prediction, subjects were significantly faster and more accurate to reje...

  14. Recollection- and familiarity-based decisions reflect memory strength

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    Martin Wiesmann; Alumit Ishai

    2008-01-01

    We used event-related fMRI to investigate whether recollection- and familiarity-based memory judgments are modulated by the degree of visual similarity between old and new art paintings. Subjects performed a flower detection task, followed by a Remember/Know/New surprise memory test. The old paintings were randomly presented with new paintings, which were either visually similar or visually different. Consistent with our prediction, subjects were significantly faster and more accurate to reje...

  15. Função materna e mito familiar: evidências a partir de um estudo de caso Maternal role and familiar myth: evidences from a case study

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    Andrea Gabriela Ferrari

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Discute-se a importância do mito familiar para a função materna. Este mito se refere ao lugar do bebê, revelado por meio do discurso dirigido ao personagem que ele encarna na fantasia fundamental dos pais e que está relacionado àquilo que o precede. Consideramos que este mito tem impacto fundamental na constituição subjetiva do futuro sujeito. Tais aspectos conceituais receberam apoio no estudo de caso de uma mãe, da gestação até os oito meses do bebê. A partir deste caso se percebe o efeito e a importância da montagem imaginativa materna desde antes do nascimento do bebê.This article discusses the importance of the family myth for the maternal role. This myth refers to the infant's place revealed through the discourse directed towards the character that the infant embodies in the parents' fundamental fantasy and it is related to that which precedes him. We consider that this myth has a fundamental impact on the subjective constitution of the future subject. Such conceptual aspects were supported by a case study involving a mother, from her pregnancy to the child's eighth month of life. Based on this case the effect and importance of maternal imaginative process from before the infant's birth are highlighted.

  16. Getting to Know You: Familiarity, Stereotypes, and Children's Eyewitness Memory.

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    Cordón, Ingrid M; Silberkleit, Gent; Goodman, Gail S

    2016-01-01

    The present study concerned how the acquisition of social information, specifically knowledge about personal characteristics, influences young children's memory and suggestibility. Effects of two sources of knowledge about a target person were systematically examined: familiarity and stereotypes. Children, aged 4-5 and 7-9 years (N = 145), were randomly assigned, per age group, to experimental conditions based on a familiarity (6 hours vs. no prior exposure) × stereotype (negative depiction as messy and clumsy vs. no stereotype) factorial design. Children then watched the target person engage in a target event (a series of contests) at a preschool ("Camp Ingrid"). The children's memory and suggestibility about the target person and target event were tested after a delay of 2 weeks. Results indicated that the negative stereotype resulted in an increase in children's correct responses both to free-recall stereotype-related questions (when children were unfamiliar with the target person) and to closed-ended questions overall (for younger children). However, the stereotype was associated with greater error to stereotype-related closed-ended questions. Moreover, familiarity increased children's accuracy to closed-ended questions. Implications for theory and application are discussed. Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. PMID:27117602

  17. Transnacionalización de la subsistencia familiar

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    Stéphanie Arsenault

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available La familia es el grupo a través del cual se gestiona la mayor parte de los movimientos de dinero entre la provincia de Quebec y Colombia, y por lo común son destinados a la subsistencia familiar cotidiana. Los flujos de dinero entre ambos territorios se producen en el seno de la mayoría de las familias, tienen una frecuencia muy variada y los montos involucrados son modestos. Los testimonios recogidos entre las personas que mandan dinero a sus familiares en Colombia revelan que, para la mayoría de ellas, la frecuencia y los montos que envían se reducen una vez que se han asentado en la provincia de Quebec, en comparación con la situación previa al exilio. Para muchos de ellos, el papel de proveedor económico que desempeñaban dentro de su familia se ha reducido de manera considerable; y para otros inclusive desaparece. De manera general, se puede afirmar que no se producen cambios importantes en lo que se refiere a las intenciones de las personas en colaborar económicamente con sus familiares al salir en exilio. Los cambios se producen en las posibilidades concretas de hacerlo, las cuales disminuyen o desaparecen.

  18. FUNCIONALIDADE FAMILIAR DA PESSOA COM LESÃO MEDULAR

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    Kamila Santos Trierveiler

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available La lesión de la medula espinal resulta en limitaciones sensitivas y motoras, y tornan la persona dependiente de sus familiares, lo que interfiere con su autonomía e independencia. Estudio cuantitativo transversal con el objetivo de identificar a la cohesión, adaptabilidad, flexibilidad y funcionalidad familiar de las personas con lesión de la médula espinal en tres ciudades de Grande Florianópolis, utilizando las escalas de APGAR familiar y Olson. La muestra es constituida por 45 personas pertenecientes al grupo de edad de 14-82 años, el 64,5% hombres y 35,5% mujeres; 67,7% de los cuidadores son mujeres y, de éstos, el 32,2% son madres. A pesar de las dificultades con la lesión, la mayoría de las familias mostraron una buena funcionalidad (61,4%, con un 16,1% de la disfunción severa y 22,5% leve, y escribiendo en equilibrio sobre la cohesión y flexibilidad, que no lo hace Ellos podrían estar relacionados con la presencia de una baja satisfacción y la comunicación. Las herramientas seleccionadas aplicadas en forma conjunta, han demostrado ser adecuado.

  19. Ajustamento familiar após o surgimento da esquizofrenia

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    Bianca Cristina Ciccone Giacon

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Considera-se que, quando ocorre o primeiro episódio da esquizofrenia, a vida familiar é interrompida e a sua trajetória de vida pode ser modificada. Em vista disso, o objetivo deste trabalho foi conhecer a trajetória de famílias nos primeiros cinco anos de convivência com a doença mental, identificando o seu processo de ajustamento. A pesquisa está fundamentada no Interacionismo Simbólico. Foram realizadas entrevistas com 23 familiares de 21 portadores de esquizofrenia. A análise foi realizada visando à determinação de uma linha do tempo, que permitiu descrever o processo de ajustamento familiar através de três momentos: Percebendo a Mudança, Diagnóstico e Início do Tratamento, e Seguindo em Frente. Conclui-se que todas as fases apresentadas neste projeto são ricas e podem ser mais exploradas.

  20. Human faces are slower than chimpanzee faces.

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    Anne M Burrows

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: While humans (like other primates communicate with facial expressions, the evolution of speech added a new function to the facial muscles (facial expression muscles. The evolution of speech required the development of a coordinated action between visual (movement of the lips and auditory signals in a rhythmic fashion to produce "visemes" (visual movements of the lips that correspond to specific sounds. Visemes depend upon facial muscles to regulate shape of the lips, which themselves act as speech articulators. This movement necessitates a more controlled, sustained muscle contraction than that produced during spontaneous facial expressions which occur rapidly and last only a short period of time. Recently, it was found that human tongue musculature contains a higher proportion of slow-twitch myosin fibers than in rhesus macaques, which is related to the slower, more controlled movements of the human tongue in the production of speech. Are there similar unique, evolutionary physiologic biases found in human facial musculature related to the evolution of speech? METHODOLOGY/PRINICIPAL FINDINGS: Using myosin immunohistochemistry, we tested the hypothesis that human facial musculature has a higher percentage of slow-twitch myosin fibers relative to chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta. We sampled the orbicularis oris and zygomaticus major muscles from three cadavers of each species and compared proportions of fiber-types. Results confirmed our hypothesis: humans had the highest proportion of slow-twitch myosin fibers while chimpanzees had the highest proportion of fast-twitch fibers. CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: These findings demonstrate that the human face is slower than that of rhesus macaques and our closest living relative, the chimpanzee. They also support the assertion that human facial musculature and speech co-evolved. Further, these results suggest a unique set of evolutionary selective pressures on