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This part is a collection of short book reviews from the following authors: Biagio D'Angelo: “Confluencias e intercambios. La literatura comparada y el Perú hoy”.

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Authors: Biagio D'Angelo, György Domokos, Éva Martonyi, Márton Náray-Szabó, and István Miskolczi

This part is a collection of short book reviews from the following authors: Paola Mildonian: Alterego. Racconti in forma di diario tra Otto e Novecento; Guido Cifoletti: Lingua franca barbaresca; Henry Bauchau: Une poétique de l'espérance; Franck Neveu: Dictionnaire des sciences du langage; Gérard Genette: Métalepse.  De la figure à la fiction;

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Authors: Klára Berzeviczy, György Domokos, Norbert Mátyus, and Judit Somogyi W.

This part is a collection of short book reviews: Florian Schaffenrath - Stefan Tilg (Hg.): Achilles in Tirol. Der „bayerische Rummel” 1703 in der Epitome rerum Oenovallensium (Commentationes Aenipontanae 35, Tirolensia Latina 5). Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck, 2004, 126 pp; Giampaolo Salvi - Laura Vanelli: Nuova grammatica italiana. Società Editrice il Mulino, Bologna, 2004, 356 pp; Tibor Szabó: Megkezdett öröklét [Eternità iniziata]. Balassi Kiadó, Budapest, 2002, 256 pp.; Gino Bottiglioni: Leggende e tradizioni di Sardegna (Bibliotheca sarda 86). Testi dialettali in grafia fonetica, a cura di Giovanni Lupinu. Nuoro, Ilisso, 2003, 281 pp.

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Authors: Fernando Rodríguez Mansilla, Elisa Guimarães, Zsuzsanna Paál, Péter Lautner, and István Csűri

This part is a collection of short book reviews from the following authors: Biagio D'Angelo: Milongas y otros ritmos, Maria Luiza  Guarnieri Atik: Vicente do Rego Monteiro-um brasileiro da França, Luciano Morbiato (ed.): Scartafaccio d'agricoltura. Manoscritto di un contadino di Spiné di Oderzo (1805-1810), Paul Richard Blum: Philosophieren in der Renaissance, Edit Bors: Az idő poétikája az önéletírásban. Rousseau, Gide, Sartre önéletírásának szövegnyelvészeti-pragmatikai elemzése.

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Authors: Ludo Waltman, Nees Jan van Eck, Thed N. van Leeuwen, Martijn S. Visser, and Anthony F. J. van Raan

research groups, the level of research institutions, the level of countries, and the level of journals. We pay special attention to the way in which recent publications are handled when the alternative normalization mechanism is used. Finally, we want to

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into the top percentile. It seems imprudent to introduce such heavy weighting of the most recent publications, at a time when their long-term acceptance remains uncertain. Radicchi and Castellano ( 2011 ) show that for recent publication “citation

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Abstract  

Lack of standard procedures hinders progress in scientometric and bibliometric research. Provoked by a recent publication in the journal Scientometrics, we consider in particular the problem of how to handle - in a standardised way - data that, by and large, follow a Lotka, Zipf or Mandelbrot distribution

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The image of Liszt at the piano has been a favorite with artists. This article examines two paintings: an 1868 painting of Liszt at a Chickering piano by G. P. A. Healy and a 1919 painting of Liszt at a Steinway piano by John C. Johansen. Due to recent publications, the Chickering painting and its story are fairly well-known. In contrast, the Steinway painting is almost unknown. Healy’s portrait (1868) was done in his studio in Rome as Liszt sat playing for him. While Healy had seen Liszt’s Chickering piano, the instrument in his studio was not that piano and, despite the name “Chickering” on the fallboard, the painting does not faithfully convey the details of Liszt’s Chickering. Johansen’s portrait (1919) was done by an artist who had never met Liszt and almost certainly had never seen his Steinway piano. Because of the Chicago connection, this article proposes that Johansen took his inspiration from Healy.

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Psychedelics have been investigated for their therapeutic applications in end-of-life care as early as 1960. Recently, there have been four main groups conducting clinical trials for either lysergic acid diethylamide or psilocybin for the treatment of anxiety and depression in patients with terminal illnesses. The recent trials have higher methodological quality and demonstrate the profound impact of psychedelics for this particular patient presentation. However, a number of gaps, including understanding the meaning of death and dying in Western society; the nature of the psychedelic experience and how this lends itself to assisting those who are facing death; and how suffering and psychological distress are defined and understood in current psychiatric and medical frameworks. This article provides a critical evaluation of the recent publications and suggests how anthropology may contribute knowledge to this emerging field.

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Joël Billieux, Adriano Schimmenti, Yasser Khazaal, Pierre Maurage, and Alexandre Heeren

Background

Behavioral addiction research has been particularly flourishing over the last two decades. However, recent publications have suggested that nearly all daily life activities might lead to a genuine addiction.

Methods and aim

In this article, we discuss how the use of atheoretical and confirmatory research approaches may result in the identification of an unlimited list of “new” behavioral addictions.

Results

Both methodological and theoretical shortcomings of these studies were discussed.

Conclusions

We suggested that studies overpathologizing daily life activities are likely to prompt a dismissive appraisal of behavioral addiction research. Consequently, we proposed several roadmaps for future research in the field, centrally highlighting the need for longer tenable behavioral addiction research that shifts from a mere criteria-based approach toward an approach focusing on the psychological processes involved.

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