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NOTEWORTHY

HISTORY
Robert D. Linder presented a series of six lectures on the topic of "A History of American Protestantism: Individualism, Freedom and Democracy," Aug. 16-18 and 23-25, Moore Theological College, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia.

 

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Candice Shoemaker published "Student Confidence as a Measure of Learning in an Undergraduate Principles of Horticultural Science Course," HortTechnology, Vol. 20, No. 4.

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE
Brianne Heidbreder published "Does Measurement Matter? The Case of VAP and VEP in Models of Voter Turnout in the United States," State Politics and Policy Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 2.

Dale Herspring presented "Modernization in Context: The History of Russian Military Reform," to government officials assembled at Centra Technology Inc., July 28, Washington, D.C.

Sam R. Bell presented "Changing Lanes or Stuck in the Middle: Why are Anocracies More Prone to Civil Wars?" Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 63, No. 3.

 

PSYCHOLOGY
The following K-State faculty members presented at Society for Text and Discourse, Aug. 17, Chicago, Ill.:

Lester Loschky, Richard Harris and students, "The Effects of Inferential Complexity, Stress and Working Memory Capacity on Foreign and Native English Readers' Comprehension of Inferences."

Harris and students, "Learning from Text in Subtitles and Soundtracks: The Role of Modality, Distraction and Redundancy."

James Shanteau and colleagues published "Thresholds for Action in Judicial Decisions" and " Expertise of Court Judges," The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making, eds. D. Klein and G. Mitchell, Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.