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The effects of facial adiposity on attractiveness and perceived leadership ability
(2014) - Journal article
Facial attractiveness has a positive influence on electoral success both in experimental paradigms and in the real world. One parameter that influences facial attractiveness and social judgements is facial adiposity (a ...
Romanization 2.0 and its alternatives
(2014-06) - Journal article
This essay argues that Romanization revolves around understanding objects in motion and that Roman archaeologists should therefore focus on (1) globalization theory and (2) material-culture studies as important theoretical ...
'Placing value' : reframing conceptions of the importance of the community park
(2014-12-01) - Thesis
In the UK, urban parks face a precarious future and, with projected cuts of over 65% to local authority discretionary funding (Local Government Association, 2012:2), it is ever more important to understand their value. ...
Detrital zircon geochronology of the Grenville/Llano foreland and basal Sauk Sequence in west Texas, USA
(2014-07-01) - Journal article
U-Pb detrital zircon ages from Mesoprotero zoic and Cambrian siliciclastic units in west Texas (USA) constrain the depositional setting, provenance, and tectonic history of the region within a late Mesoproterozoic Grenville ...
Assessing quality of spatial models using the structural similarity index and posterior predictive checks
(2014) - Journal article
Model assessment is one of the most important aspects of statistical analysis. In geographical analysis, models represent spatial processes, where variability in mapped output results from uncertainty in parameter estimates. ...
The Phillipsonian Enlightenment
(2014-04) - Journal article
In search of the best methods for multivariate selection analysis
(2014-10) - Journal article
Regression is an important method for characterizing the form of natural selection from individual-based data. Many kinds of regression analysis exist, but few are regularly employed in studies of natural selection. I ...
High genetic structure of the Cozumel Harvest mice, a critically endangered island endemic : conservation implications
(2014-12-06) - Journal article
We assessed the genetic structure and diversity of Reithrodontomys spectabilis, a critically endangered, endemic rodent from Cozumel Island, México. A total of 90 individuals were trapped from September 2001 to January ...
Ecology drives intragenomic conflict over menopause
(2014-02) - Journal item
Menopause is the transition from reproductive to non-reproductive life well before natural death. Rather than involving a smooth, rapid change, it is normally preceded by a long period of erratic hormonal fluctuation that ...
The role of calcium and predation on plate morph evolution in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
(2014-09) - Journal article
While the genetic basis to plate morph evolution of the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) is well described, the environmental variables that select for different plate and spine morphs are incompletely ...