The Plymouth Student Scientist - Volume 4, No. 1 - 2011
Table of contents
The transition from Foundation Degrees to Bachelor Degrees: how an e-journal may help, Ross Pomeroy, p. 1-2.
Dynamics of Suspended Particulate Matter in the lower Tamar estuary, Emlyn Davies, p. 63-108.
Youth sailing participation and market segment profiles for Plymouth (UK), Philip Timings, p. 143-179.
Investigating the nature of body representations and their use in pair matching and mental rotation tasks, Abigail Clifton, p. 180-205.
Attachment Theory: In search of a relationship between attachment security and preschool children’s level of empathy, Rebecca Knight, p. 240-258.
The effect of mood on attention to global and local characteristics of music, Jennifer Pope, p. 259-275.
Psychological flexibility, insomnia and chronic pain; a study of acceptance, mindfulness and values-based action, Jennifer Williams, p. 276-292.
Public transport versus the private car: a study of attitudes towards transport modes in Plymouth, Rebecca Webb, p. 325-371.
The effects of stocking density on fish welfare, Louise Baldwin, p. 372-383.
Aquaculture of Octopus species: present status, problems and perspectives, Elizabeth Berger, p. 384-399.
The physiological and physical response to capture stress in sharks, Leila Hassanein, p. 413-422.
Red and green Carcinus: how different? Jennifer Lewis, p. 423-431.
In vitro micropropagation of medicinal plants by tissue culture, Yaadwinder Sidhu, p. 432-449.
(University of Plymouth, 2011)This project uses a combination of different measuring techniques to investigate the distribution and size of Suspended Particulate Matter within the lower reaches of the Tamar Estuary and Plymouth Sound. Data of particle ...
(University of Plymouth, 2011)Aim To investigate public attitudes towards public transport and the private car in Plymouth Objectives 1) To investigate the attitudes of the public towards different modes of transport 2) To assess what affects transport ...
(University of Plymouth, 2011)Tissue culturing of medicinal plants is widely used to produce active compounds for herbal and pharmaceutical industries. Conservation of genetic material of many threatened medicinal plants also involves culturing ...
(University of Plymouth, 2011)The welfare of intensively farmed fish is a subject of increasing interest and one of the principal areas of concern is stocking density. Several studies have examined the effects of density on the welfare of farmed fish, ...
The Common House Spider Tegenaria saeva is an unlikely vector or reservoir of Community-Associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) (University of Plymouth, 2011)Aim: To identify whether the common house spider Tegenaria saeva can act as a potential vector and reservoir of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA). Methods and Results: Tegenaria ...
(University of Plymouth, 2011)The effect of mood on global and local processing was studied in 60 undergraduate psychology students, half of which were randomly assigned to a positive condition and the other half to a negative condition. Each participant ...
Investigating the nature of body representations and their use in pair matching and mental rotation tasks (University of Plymouth, 2011)Two computer based stimulus-response experiments were conducted with the aim of finding whether Body Representations aid pair matching and mental rotations of 'same‘ or 'different‘ Bodies in comparison to Bicycles. Also ...
(University of Plymouth, 2011)The aquaculture of Octopus species is currently an active field of research around the world, but economic viability is not yet achieved. Here, the current state of knowledge with respect to Octopus water quality and ...
(University of Plymouth, 2011)Exhaustive exercise leads to severe metabolic, acid-base, ionic and hematological changes in sharks. It has been shown that these changes are species-specific and are affected by the magnitude of the cumulative effects ...
Vocabulary acquisition in bilingual children: Are they more delayed in English than their monolingual peers? Does this depend on input of language? (University of Plymouth, 2011)The current study investigated the effect of exposure to English on bilingual language acquisition. 18 monolingual and 6 bilingual children, aged between 29 -32 months, took part in standardised language tests measuring ...