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(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2004)Postcolonial theory has been, and remains, one of the dominant modes of literary and cultural criticism within the broader discourse of Irish Studies. This thesis will provide a summary theoretical interrogation of the ...
How does the left hand know what the right hand is doing?: An investigation of the mechanisms underpinning the intermanual transfer of acquired skilled hand movement as postulated by the Proficiency, Callosal Access and Cross Activation Models. (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2013)This thesis proposes that the data conflicts observed in studies of three models of intermanual transfer (the Proficiency Model (Laszlo, Baguley, & Bairstow, 1970), the Callosal Access Model (Taylor & Heilman, 1980) and ...
Phenomenology in laboratory-based tasks: exploring methodologies that integrate experiential reports with behavioural measures in psychological research (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)Disparate research traditions in the study of experience have led to contentious arguments over the use of first-person methods in psychological research (Dennett, 2001; Schwitzgebel, 2003). Some believe that researchers ...
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)A narrative derived from the life and work of a writer can offer deeper insight than looking at his work as a separate study. To concentrate biographically on the superficial details of Hardy’s life and times without ...
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)The thesis examines the fortunes of a provincial, middle-class, merchant family, the Glynns of Kilrush, County Clare who came to local prominence in the early years of the nineteenth- century. It explores their networking ...