Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2013

  • Local Design Strategy in Culture and Communication of a Person.

    Chernjavskaya Valentina Stanislavovna

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2013
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Dec. 21, 2012
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    Published: Feb. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: The statements of the approach to the design of a suit, as a component of culture and communication are motivated. The data of empirical study of the degree of consciousness (reflexivity) in clothing choice as a local design strategy of society is introduced.
  • The Effect of Interchange Attributes on Public-Transport Users’Intention to Use Routes Involving Transfers

    Subeh Chowdhury, Avishai(Avi) Ceder

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2013
    Pages: 5-13
    Received: Dec. 30, 2012
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    Published: Feb. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: From past travel behavior studies it is evident that several trip attributes have been established as key factors in travelers’ decision to use public transport. Using these factors, the present study seeks to provide a psychological perspective of the inconvenience expressed by public transport users’ when making transfers between public-transport... Show More
  • Aging Effects in Psychophysical Foveal Light Detection Thresholds

    Andrea Pulchinelli, Marcelo Fernandes Costa

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2013
    Pages: 14-19
    Received: Feb. 26, 2013
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    Published: Feb. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: Foveal light detection sensitivity was evaluated in 348 volunteers covering a large age range using an automated perimetry performed in the Humphrey Field Analyzer II. Foveal sensitivity was measured using the Humphrey’s 4–2 bracketing strategy with a 30 dB initial stimulus intensity, at an inferior visual field location, a 0.431 (4mm2, viewed at 3... Show More