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Acta Veterinaria Hungarica
Authors: S. Fekete, I. Szakáll, Emma Kósa, Emese Andrásofszky, Kinga Fodor, A. Hidas, and J. Tőzsér

A growth trial was carried out to test the effect of organic, trivalent chromium and L-carnitine on the body composition of growing rats. At the same time, an evaluation of different measurement methods (weight of epididymal fat pad, adipocyte morphometry, total body electrical conductivity) was performed. Outbred Wistar rats of 30 days of age were fed diets of different (0, 10 and 20%) protein level. The diets were supplemented with 4 mg/kg Cr as chromium nicotinate, and 100 mg/kg L-carnitine. The experimental feeding lasted 15 days, after a 5-day-long adjustment period. It was found that Cr addition increased feed intake. Both treatments caused changes in body composition, increasing fat and protein deposition. Organic chromium had no effect at either protein level, while L-carnitine improved the protein retention only at an optimum (20%) protein supply. No statistically significant correlation was found between total body electrical conductivity (TOBEC) and body composition, which could be attributed to the great individual differences. A close correlation was found among total body fat percentage, weight of epididymal fat pad and the adipocyte surface. The data suggest that there is an interaction between dietary protein supply and the effect of repartitioning agents.

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As an adaptation to its new environment, universities have engaged in various organisational innovations and taken a more active role in the orientation of the researcher. The emerging institutional management imposes specific constraints and opportunities for researchers. Thus, the impact of institutional membership, notably on the different institutional policies, is increasingly a dominant force in academic working lives. However, some scholars have argued that the context of researchers remains an Ivory Tower situation, where academic working life is defined through the twin discourse of academic freedom and professional autonomy. This article analyses the activities of research faculty members funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, in comparison to the theories that contribute to the explanation of researchers’ behaviour. By using intra-class correlation, which is based on a multi-level analysis of the variance distribution, we find that the grouping effect is still small. In other words, despite the emerging constraints and opportunities determined by their institutional context, researchers still exist in an Ivory Tower, where the explanation of their behaviour is still a matter of individual differences.

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and Individual Differences, 36 , 1387–1402. Brackett, M. A., Rivers, S. E., Shiffman, S., Lerner, N., & Salovey, P. (2006). Relating emotional abilities to social functioning: A comparison of self-report and performance

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. Personality and Individual Differences , 21(2) , 223–229. Jan Gruhn A. Personality and endurance sports Personality and Individual Differences

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components: Positive and negative urgency. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 839–850. Demetrovics, Zs., & Rácz, J. (szerk., 2008). Partik, drogok, ártalomcsökkentés. Kvalitatív kutatások a parti-szcénában. Budapest: L

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Pszichológia
Authors: Zsuzsanna Surányi, Ádám Babocsay, Szabolcs Takács, and András Vargha

): Sensation seeking, Eysenck's personality dimensions and reinforcement sensitivity in concept formation . Personality and Individual Differences , 11 , 343 – 353 . 4. Bergman , L. R

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). A critique of the construct validity of active procrastination . Personality and Individual Differences , 120 , 7 – 12 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.08.016 . Chu , A. H. C. , & Choi , J. N. ( 2005 ). Rethinking Procrastination

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Pszichológia
Authors: Henriett Nagy, Balázs Czigler, Zsuzsanna Kovács, Zsófia Anna Gaál, Roland Boha, and Márk Molnár

. Fink , A. , Neubauer , A. C. ( 2004 ): Extraversion and cortical activation: Effects of task complexity . Personality and Individual Differences , 36 , 333 – 347 .  9. Fink , A

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2005 The K-factor: Individual differences in life history strategy Personality and Individual Differences 39 1349 1360

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Magyar Pszichológiai Szemle
Authors: Tamás Martos, Anikó Kézdy, Magda Robu, Szabolcs Urbán, and Katalin Horváth-Szabó

) Religiosity and mental health: A further exploration of the relative importance of religious behaviors vs. religious attitudes. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 807–818. Duriez , B. (2003a) Religiosity

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