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Submissions from 2021

Iron Turning Waste: Low Cost and Sustainable Permeable Reactive Barrier Media for Remediating Dieldrin, Endrin, DDT and Lindane in Groundwater, Tauqeer Abbas, Tanush Wadhawan, Asad Khan, John McEvoy, and Eakalak Khan

On the Role of Knowers and Corresponding Epistemic Role Oughts, Cheryl Abbate

Re-defending Feline Liberty: a Response to Fischer, Cheryl Abbate

Improving Funding Operations of Equity-based Crowdfunding Platforms, Rohit Aggarwal, Michael J. Lee, Braxton Osting, and Harpreet Singh


Tourism Well-Being and Transitioning Island Destinations for Sustainable Development, Jerome Agrusa, Cathrine Linnes, Joseph Lema, Jihye Ellie Min, Tony Henthorne, Holly Itoga, and Harold Lee

On the True Fractions of Repeating and Nonrepeating Fast Radio Burst Sources, Shunke Ai, He Gao, and Bing Zhang

On the Binary Neutron Star Post-merger Magnetar Origin of XRT 210423, Shunke Ai and Bing Zhang

An Exploration of Factors Impacting Middle School Students' Attitudes Toward Computer Programming, Mete Akcaoglu, Joshua M. Rosenberg, Charles B. Hodges, and Jonathan C. Hilpert

We Are the Land: A History of Native California, Damon B. Akins and William J. Bauer

The Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Sleep Difficulties Among Young Adult College Students, Larisa Albers, Timothy Grigsby, Stephanie M. Benjmain, Christopher J. Rogers, and Myriam Forster

Assessing Spatiotemporal Change in Land Cover and Total Dissolved Solids Concentration Using Remote Sensing Data, Tahir Ali Shaikh, Sajjad Ahmad, and Haroon Stephen


New Dithiocarbamates as a Possible Human Serum Albumin Metal Carrier in Drug Delivery Systems and Their Antioxidant and Antiproliferative Activities, Saadi M.D. Al-Nuzal, Azhar M. Haleem, Ken Czerwinski, and Salah M. Haleem

Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination: Animation, Storytelling, Digital Culture , Herhuth, Eric. University of California Press, 2020., James Altman

Survey of the Development of Quantum Cryptography and Its Applications, Daniel Alvarez and Yoohwan Kim

Predictors of Mind-Body Therapy Use among Sexual Minority Older Adults, Joel G. Anderson, Marissa Bartmess, Jennifer M. Jabson Tree, and Jason D. Flatt

Characteristics of Sexual and Gender Minority Caregivers of People With Dementia, Joel G. Anderson, Jason D. Flatt, Jennifer M. Jabson Tree, Alden L. Gross, and Karen M. Rose

Limits on Millimeter Continuum Emission from Circumplanetary Material in the DSHARP Disks, Sean M. Andrews, William Elder, Shangjia Zhang, Jane Huang, Myriam Benisty, Nicolas T. Kurtovic, David J. Wilner, Zhaohuan Zhu, John M. Carpenter, Laura M. Perez, Richard Teague, Andrea Isella, and Luca Ricci

Security and Privacy Issues with Virtual Private Voice Assistants, Deeksha Anniappa and Yoohwan Kim

Improving Health-Promoting Capacities in Care Settings for People With Intellectual Disabilities, Kristel Vlot-van Anrooij, Jenneken Naaldenberg, Thessa Hilgenkamp, Annelies Overwijk, Koos van der Velden, and Geraline Leusink


Piezomagnetic Switching and Complex Phase Equilibria in Uranium Dioxide, Daniel J. Antonio, Joel T. Weiss, Katherine S. Shanks, Jacob P.C. Ruff, Marcelo Jaime, Andres Saul, Thomas Swinburne, Myron Salamon, Keshav Shrestha, Barbara Lavina, Daniel Koury, Sol M. Gruner, David A. Andersson, Christopher R. Stanek, Tomasz Durakiewicz, James L. Smith, Zahirul Islam, and Krzysztof Gofryk

Making Psychotherapy Available in the United States: Implementation Challenges and Solutions, Patricia A. Areán; Brenna N. Renn PhD; and Anna Ratzliff MD, PhD

Image Analysis With Machine Learning Algorithms to Assist Breast Cancer Treatment, Abu Asaduzzaman, Fadi N. Sibai, Shigehiko Kanaya, Md Altaf-Ul-Amin, Md Jashim Uddin, Kishore K. Chidella, and Parthib Mitra

Carbon-Based Adsorbents for Fluoroquinolone Removal From Water and Wastewater: A Critical Review, Ahmed Ashiq, Meththika Vithanage, Binoy Sarkar, Manish Kumar, Amit Bhatnagar, Eakalak Khan, Yunfei Xi, and Yong Sik Ok

Selective Hydrolysis of Phosphorus(V) Compounds to Form Organophosphorus Monoacids, Jeffrey Ash, Hai Huang, Paula Cordero, and Jun Yong Kang

Dynamic Asymmetric Optimal Portfolio Allocation Between Energy Stocks and Energy Commodities: Evidence From Clean Energy and Oil and Gas Companies, Mahdi Ghaemi Asl, Giorgio Canarella, and Stephen M. Miller

Dynamic Asymmetric Optimal Portfolio Allocation Between Energy Stocks and Energy Commodities: Evidence From Clean Energy and Oil and Gas Companies, Mahdi Ghaemi Asl, Giorgio Canarella, and Stephen M. Miller

Digital Natives in the Hospitality Workforce: An Exploratory Study on Mobile Dependency, Hilmi A. Atadil, Mehmet Erdem, Alison J. Green, and Danny Crinson

Understanding Moral Injury From a Character Domain Perspective, Hazel R. Atuel, Nicholas Barr, Edgar Jones, Neil Greenberg, Victoria Williamson, Matthew R. Schumacher, Eric Vermetten, Rakesh Jetly, and Carl A. Castro

Nurse Spiritual Self-Care: A Scoping Review, Kweisi Ausar, Nirmala Lekhak, and Lori Candela


Influence of Cognitive Performance on Musculoskeletal Injury Risk: A Systematic Review, Jason M. Avedesian, Warren Forbes, Tracey Covassin, and Janet S. Dufek

Adequacy of Target Volume Drawn Based On "Slow" CT Scan for SBRT Lung Treatment in Helical TomoTherapy, S. Awan, R. Bakdul, S. Gupta-burt, and Ali Meigooni

Particle Dynamics in 3D Self-gravitating Disks. II. Strong Gas Accretion and Thin Dust Disks, Hans Baehr and Zhaohuan Zhu

Particle Dynamics in 3D Self-gravitating Disks. I. Spirals, Hans Baehr and Zhaohuan Zhu

Observational Signature of Tightly Wound Spirals Driven by Buoyancy Resonances in Protoplanetary Disks, Jaehan Bae, Richard Teague, and Zhaohuan Zhu


Characterization of Dental Pulp Stem Cell Responses to Functional Biomaterials Including Mineralized Trioxide Aggregates, Sejin Bae, Bueonguk Kang, Hyungbin Lee, Harrison Luu, Eric Mullins, and Karl Kingsley

The Roles of Prior Experience and the Location on the Severity of Supply Chain Disruptions, Milad Baghersad, Christopher W. Zobel, Paul Benjamin Lowry, and Sutirtha Chatterjee


Renewable Energy Generation and GHG Emission Reduction Potential of a Satellitewater Reuse Plant by Using Solar Photovoltaics and Anaerobic Digestion, Jonathan R. Bailey, Saria Bukhary, Jacimaria R. Batista, and Sajjad Ahmad

Pressure-Induced Enhancement of Thermoelectric Figure of Merit and Structural Phase Transition in TiNiSn, Jason L. Baker, Changyong Park, Curtis Kenney-Benson, Vineet Kumar Sharma, V. Kanchana, G. Vaitheeswaran, Chris J. Pickard, Andrew Cornelius, Nenad Velisavljevic, and Ravhi S. Kumar

Arc Tempos, Tectonic Styles, and Sedimentation Patterns During Evolution of the North American Cordillera: Constraints From the Retroarc Detrital Zircon Archive, E. A. Balgord, W. A. Yonkee, M. L. Wells, A. Gentry, and A. K. Laskowski

Apollonian Packings in Seven and Eight Dimensions, Arthur Baragar

The Influence of Countermovement Strategy and External Load on Amortization Forces During Jump Squats, Leland Barker, Jake Siedlik, and John Mercer

Telling Others about Your Research, Julie Barnett, Glynis M. Breakwell, and Daniel B. Wright

MYPATH: A Novel Mindfulness and Yoga-Based Peer Leader Intervention To Prevent Violence Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness, Nicholas Barr, Robin Petering, Laura Onasch-Vera, Nicole Thompson, and Ryan Polsky

The Relationship Between Tree Canopy and Social Capital on Physical Activity in College Students, Melissa Bartshe, Courtney Coughenour, and Haroon Stephen


Associations of Dietary Patterns and Nutrients With Glycated Hemoglobin in Participants With and Without Type 1 Diabetes, Arpita Basu, Amy C. Alman, and Janet K. Snell-Bergeon

Associations of Dietary Patterns and Nutrients With Coronary Artery Calcification and Pericardial Adiposity in a Longitudinal Study of Adults With and Without Type 1 Diabetes, Arpita Basu, Lung Chang Chien, Amy C. Alman, and Janet K. Snell-Bergeon


Dietary Blueberry and Soluble Fiber Improve Serum Antioxidant and Adipokine Biomarkers and Lipid Peroxidation in Pregnant Women with Obesity and at Risk for Gestational Diabetes, Arpita Basu, Jeannette Crew, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Jefferson W. Kinney, Arnold M. Salazar, Petar Planinic, and James M. Alexander

Dietary Blueberry and Soluble Fiber Supplementation Reduces Risk of Gestational Diabetes in Women with Obesity in a Randomized Controlled Trial, Arpita Basu, Du Feng, Petar Planinic, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Timothy J. Lyons, and James M. Alexander


Dietary Strawberries Improve Cardiometabolic Risks in Adults With Obesity and Elevated Serum Ldl Cholesterol in a Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial, Arpita Basu, Kenneth Izuora, Nancy M. Betts, Jefferson W. Kinney, Arnold M. Salazar, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, and R. Hal Scofield


Effects of Curcumin and Its Different Formulations in Preclinical and Clinical Studies of Peripheral Neuropathic and Postoperative Pain: A Comprehensive Review, Paramita Basu, Camelia Maier, and Arpita Basu

Structure and Vibration Spectra of Strontium and Magnesium Oxalates at High Pressure, I. G. Batyrev, P. Cifligu, K. A. Pineda, S. P. Coleman, and M. Pravica

From Good Citizens to Bad Politicians: Managing the Power Dynamics of Organizational Citizenship, John E. Baur, Corey D. Bivens, Payal N. Sharma, and M. Ronald Buckley

Caregiver Influences on Resilience Development Among Children with Maltreatment Experience: Practitioner Perspectives, Brieanne Beaujolais, Xiafei Wang, Karla Shockley McCarthy, Rebecca Logue Dillard, Fei Pei, and Susan Yoon

Bifactor Model of Cognition in Schizophrenia: Evidence for General and Specific Abilities, Megan L. Becker, Anthony O. Ahmed, Stephen D. Benning, Kimberly A. Barchard, Samantha E. John, and Daniel N. Allen

Anthropometry Does Not Fully Explain Low Fitness Among Adults With Down Syndrome, V. D.Y. Beck, T. Baynard, E. C. Lefferts, B. A. Hibner, B. Fernhall, and Thessa I.M. Hilgenkamp

Always Local?: Examining the Relationship Between Peer-to-Peer Accommodations and Restaurants, Amanda Belarmino, Ozgur Ozdemir, and Tarik Dogru

Exploring the Motivations To Use Online Meal Delivery Platforms: Before and During Quarantine, Amanda Belarmino, Carola Raab, Jason Tang, and Wenjia Han

Zoonotic Diseases: New Directions in Human–Animal Pathology, Robin Bendrey and Debra Martin

Intrauterine Contraction Parameters at Baseline and Following Epidural and Combined Spinal-Epidural Analgesia: A Repeated Measures Comparison, Rebecca Benfield, Huaxin Song, Jan Salstrom, Melydia Edge, Denise Brigham, and Edward R. Newton


Menu Engineering and Dietary Behavior Impact on Young Adults’ Kilocalorie Choice, Christine Bergman, Yuan Tian, Andrew Moreo, and Carola Raab

The Impact of an Educational Intervention on Distracted Driving Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Among College Students, Helena Berlin, Courtney Coughenour, Jennifer Pharr, Timothy J. Bungum, Heidi Manlove, and Guogan Shan

Effects of Obesity on the Oxygen Cost of Breathing in Children, Dharini M. Bhammar and Tony G. Babb


Quantification and Verification of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adults with Prehypertension, Dharini M. Bhammar and Lung-Chang Chien


Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Labor Market in the United States: Lower Paid Workers Experienced Higher Vulnerability and Slower Recovery, Neeraj Bhandari, Kavita Batra, Soumya Upadhyay, and Christopher Cochran


Special Issue Editorial: Current Advances in Liquid Crystals, Pradip K. Bhowmik


Poly(Pyridinium Salt)s Containing 2,7-Diamino-9,9'-Dioctylfluorene Moieties with Various Organic Counterions Exhibiting Both Lyotropic Liquid-Crystalline and Light-Emitting Properties, Pradip K. Bhowmik, Tae S. Jo, Jung J. Koh, Jongwon Park, Bidyut Biswas, Ronald Carlo G. Principe, Haesook Han, András F. Wacha, and Matti Knaapila

Ionic Liquid Crystals: Synthesis and Characterization via NMR, DSC, POM, X-ray Diffraction and Ionic Conductivity of Asymmetric Viologen Bistriflimide Salts, Pradip K. Bhowmik, Omar Noori, Si L. Chen, Haesook Han, Michael R. Fisch, Christina M. Robb, Aaron Variyam, and Alfonso Martinez-Felipe

Exploring School Leaders Communities of Practice and School Improvement, Dana L. Bickmore, Miguel M. Gonzales, and Maria B. Roberts

Systemic Risk Analyses for Potential Impacts of Onshore Unconventional Oil and Gas Development on Public Health and the Environment: A Critical Review, Christopher T. Bill, Om P. Yadav, and Eakalak Khan

The Rhetorical Impact of the Scopes Trial's Interconnected Public Memory Places, Emma F. Bloomfield


Climate Communication and Storytelling, Emma F. Bloomfield and Chris Manktelow

Where Women Scientists Belong: Placing Feminist Memory in Biography Collections for Children, Emma Frances Bloomfield and Sara C. VanderHaagen

Oncology Nurses' Professional Quality of Life: An Analysis of Defining and Measuring Professional QOL, Rebecca Boni PhD, MSN, RN, ACCNS-AG, OCN and Catherine Dingley PhD, RN, FAAN

Finding Synergy in Academe: An Interview With Dave L. Edyburn, Randall Boone and Kyle Higgins

Military Veterans’ Psychological Distress Associated with Problematic Pornography Viewing, Nicholas C. Borgogna, Shane W. Kraus, and Joshua B. Grubbs

Synthesis of Index Generation Function Using Linear and Functional Decomposition, Grzegorz Borowik, Tadeusz Łuba, Dariusz Wąsicki, and Grzegorz Chmaj

Child and Adolescent Victims of Trauma, Dawn Bounds, Necole Leland, and Angela F. Amar

Alfred Thomas, The Court of Richard II and Bohemian Culture: Literature and Art in the Age of Chaucer and the “Gawain” Poet. Woodbridge, UK: D. S. Brewer, 2020. Pp. xvi, 225; 3 black-and-white and many color figures and 1 map. $99. ISBN: 978-1-8438-4566-9., John Bowers

African American Parents With Children With Disabilities: Gathering Home-School Reflections, Regine R. Brandon PhD, Kyle Higgins PhD, Vita L. Jones PhD, and Nicole Dobbins PhD

Big Questions and New Methods, Glynis M. Breakwell, Daniel B. Wright, and Julie Barnett

Research Methods in Psychology, Glynis M. Breakwell, Daniel B. Wright, and Julie Barnett

Research Questions, Design, Strategy and Choice of Methods, Glynis M. Breakwell, Daniel B. Wright, and Julie Barnett

Relations Between Graduates’ Learning Experiences and Employment Outcomes: A Cautionary Note for Institutional Performance Indicators, Jason L. Brown, Sara J. Hammer, Harsha N. Perera, and Peter McIlveen


Recovery of High Specific Activity Molybdenum-99 From Accelerator-Induced Fission on Low-Enriched Uranium for Technetium-99m Generators, M. Alex Brown, Nathan Johnson, Artem V. Gelis, Milan Stika, Anna G. Servis, Alex Bakken, Christine Krizmanich, Kristin Shannon, Peter Kozak, Amanda Barnhart, Chad Denbrock, Nicolas Luciani, Terry Grimm, and Peter Tkac

The Revised 2019 Standards for Psychopharmacological Training: Model Education and Training Program in Psychopharmacology for Prescriptive Authority, Ronald T. Brown, Daniel J. Abrahamson, Deborah C. Baker, Rick A. Bevins, Catherine L. Grus, Marlin Hoover, Elaine S. LeVine, Alan J. Lincoln, and Elaine O. Foster


Sociodemographic Inequities in Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development Across Brazilian Municipalities, Gabriela Buccini, Stefanie Eugênia dos Anjos Coelho Kubo, Jéssica Pedroso, Juracy Bertoldo, Alberto Sironi, Marcos Ennes Barreto, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Sonia Isoyama Venancio, and Muriel Bauermann Gubert

Nurturing Care Indicators for the Brazilian Early Childhood Friendly Municipal Index (IMAPI), Gabriela Buccini, Jéssica Pedroso, Stefanie Coelho, Gabriel Ferreira de Castro, Juracy Bertoldo, Alberto Sironi, Joao Gondim, Sonia Isoyama Venancio, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Marcos Ennes Barreto, and Muriel Bauermann Gubert

Scaling Up of Brazil's Crianca Feliz Early Childhood Development Program: An Implementation Science Analysis, Gabriela Buccini, Sonia I. Venancio, and Rafael Perez-Escamilla


Longitudinal Curricular Assessment of Knowledge and Awareness of Intimate Partner Violence Among First-Year Dental Students, Charles Buchanan, Karl Kingsley, and Rhonda J. Everett

"Missing Links" For the Long-Lived MacDonald and Arago Hotspots, South Pacific Ocean, L. Buff, M. G. Jackson, K. Konrad, J. G. Konter, M. Bizimis, A. Price, E. F. Rose-Koga, J. Blusztajn, A. A.P. Koppers, and Santiago Herrera

Effects of Cathode Coating Materials and Operational Time on the Mercury Removal Performance of Electrokinetic Remediation System for Marine Sediment, Chotikoon Bunditboondee, Jenyuk Lohwacharin, Eakalak Khan, Saifon Kulyakoon, and Kritapas Laohhasurayotin


Pressure- and Temperature-Dependent Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study of the Phase Transition and Phonon Lattice Dynamics in Para-Terphenyl, Qingan Cai, Michael McIntire, Luke L. Daemen, Chen Li, and Eric Chronister

Inflammatory Cytokine Levels Implicated in Alzheimer's Disease Moderate the Effects of Sex on Verbal Memory Performance, Jessica Z.K. Caldwell, Jefferson W. Kinney, Aaron Ritter, Arnold Salazar, Christina G. Wong, Dietmar Cordes, and George M. Slavich


Renewed Purposes for Social Studies Teacher Preparation: An Analysis of Teacher Self-Efficacy and Initial Teacher Education, Leona Calkins, Paul J. Yoder, and Peter Wiens

Out-of-District Donors and Representation in the US House, Brandice Canes-Wrone and Kenneth M. Miller

Descriptive Statistics: Graphical and Numerical Methods, Marianna E. Carlucci and Daniel B. Wright

Inferential Statistics, Marianna E. Carlucci and Daniel B. Wright

Negotiating the Ethics of Representation in RHM Research, Melissa Carrion

Intermittent Fasting Compromises the Performance of Eutrophic Rats Submitted to Resistance Training, Letícia Pereira Cavalcante, Thiago da Rosa Lima, Paula Caroline de Almeida, Geovane José Tolazzi, Eudes Thiago Pereira Ávila, James Wilfred Navalta, Roberto Carlos Vieira Junior, and Fabrício Azevedo Voltarelli

Testing the External Monitoring Hypothesis on Earnings Management: A Case of Business Groups in South Korea, Young Kyun Chang, Pyung Kyung Kang, Won-Yong Oh, and Minsup Song