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    • Depressive Symptoms Affect Working Memory in Healthy Older Adult Hispanics 

      Salazar Villanea, Mónica; Liebmann, Edward; Garnier Villarreal, Mauricio; Montenegro Montenegro, Esteban; Johnson, David K. (2015-09-27)
      Objectives: Low and middle income nations will experience an unprecedented growth of the elderly population and subsequent increase in age-related neurological disorders. Worldwide prevalence and incidence of all-types of ...
    • Exchanging fluids: The sociocultural implications of microbial, cultural, and ethnic admixture in Latin America 

      Cabeza de Baca, Tomás; Figuerado, Aurelio José; Fernandes, Heitor; Smith Castro, Vanessa (2020)
      Knowledge of evolutionary influences on patterns of human mating, social interactions, and differential health is increasing, yet these insights have rarely been applied to historical analyses of human population dynamics. ...
    • How Self-Objectification Impacts Physical Activity Among Adolescent Girls in Costa Rica 

      Monge Rojas, Rafael; Fuster Barahona, Delia Tamara; Garita Arce, Carlos; Sánchez López, Marta; Colón Ramos, Uriyoán; Smith Castro, Vanessa (2017-02)
      Background: In Latin America, more than 80% of adolescent girls are physically inactive. Inactivity may be reinforced by female stereotypes and objectification in the Latin American sociocultural context. Methods: We ...
    • Sex and Sexual Behavior in Costa Rica and the United States 

      Rodríguez Arauz, Gloriana; Mealy, Marisa; Smith Castro, Vanessa; DiPlacido, Joanne (2013)
      This study examined differences between Costa Ricans and Euro-Americans in perceptions of appropriate sexual behavior and definitions of sex. When compared to Costa Ricans, Euro- Americans were more likely to consider ...
    • The Influence of Gender Stereotypes on Eating Habits Among Costa Rican Adolescents 

      Monge Rojas, Rafael; Fuster Barahona, Delia Tamara; Garita Arce, Carlos; Sánchez López, Marta; Smith Castro, Vanessa; Valverde Cerros, Óscar; Colón Ramos, Uriyoán (2015)
      Purpose. To identify the influence of gender stereotypes on eating habits among Costa Rican adolescents. Design: Qualitative, descriptive research was used in this study. Setting. Adolescents and parents were recruited ...