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Fisher, Katharine

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Works: 12 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 428 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HQ766.5.G7, 304.66609410904
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Publications about Katharine Fisher
Publications by Katharine Fisher
Most widely held works by Katharine Fisher
Quilting in squares by Katharine Fisher( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Easy to follow directions for making a quilt one square at a time; color photographs of many finished projects
The craft of smocking by Katharine Fisher( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Good Housekeeping cook book by N.Y.) Good Housekeeping Institute (New York( Book )
2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Good Housekeeping's casserole cook book by N.Y.) Good Housekeeping Institute (New York( Book )
2 editions published between 1958 and 1965 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Lucretia and Elizabeth, London 1840 - Seneca Falls 1848 by Katharine Fisher( Book )
1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Good Housekeeping's sandwich manual by N.Y.) Good Houskeeping Institute (New York( Book )
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Working memory in South Africa by Katharine Fisher( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Working memory allows for continual updating and maintenance of information for cognitive and behavioural guidance. It provides continuity of experience and is integral to complex and adaptive human functioning. This study investigated performance on a selection of computer-based neuropsychological tests of working memory in a sample of 105 South African adults. The central aim was to examine whether demographic and computer performance variables affected performance on the computer-administered tests. Another key research question was whether commonly used tests of working memory measured domain-specific components of working memory, or tapped into domain-free executive attention. In particular, the study examined the n- Back Test, which had been used extensively in international research but was not sufficiently validated in the literature. An exploratory factor analysis was conducted to investigate the validity of this test. The study found that the ability to manipulate a computer mouse affected performance particularly on the timed computerised tests, and that computer ability was also related to prior experience using a computer, confidence using a computer, gender and home language. Computer mouse ability was subsequently partialed out of the analysis as a covariate. No significant main effects of computer experience, confidence, gender or home language were found when computer mouse ability was removed from the analysis. This suggested that the demographic differences in performance found on the tests may have been informed by experience and confidence using a computer rather than reflect true differences in performance between the groups. Once computer mouse ability had been partialed from the results the 2-Back condition of the n-Back Test correlated significantly with the backward condition of the Digit Span Test, the forward condition of the Spatial Span Test, and part B of the Trail Making Test around the use of complex executive attention, which provid
Birth control, sex and marriage in Britain, 1918-1960 by Kate Fisher( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
"The first half of the twentieth century witnessed a revolution in contraceptive behaviour as the large Victorian family disappeared. This book offers a new perspective on the gender relations, sexual attitudes, and contraceptive practices that accompanied the emergence of the smaller family in modern Britain. Kate Fisher draws on a range of first-hand evidence, including over 190 oral history interviews, in which individuals born between 1900 and 1930 described their marriages and sexual relationships. By using individual testimony she challenges many of the key conditions that have long been envisaged by demographic and historical scholars as necessary for any significant reduction in average family size to take place."--BOOK JACKET
Occupational segregation in construction : a case study in Washington, D.C. by Sandra L Hofferth( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Counting chains, antichains and linear extensions of partially ordered sets by Katharine Fisher( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Cooking with your gas range by N.Y.) Good Housekeeping Institute (New York( Book )
1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Cooking for two : with menus and recipes ( Book )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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