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Sociocultural Pressures, Internalization, and Body Esteem in Congenitally Blind, Late-Blind, and Sighted Men and Women (2024)
Journal Article
Dell’Erba, S., Scheller, M., de Sousa, A. A., & Proulx, M. J. (in press). Sociocultural Pressures, Internalization, and Body Esteem in Congenitally Blind, Late-Blind, and Sighted Men and Women. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, https://doi.org/10.1177/0145482x241235167

Introduction: Visual experience has a substantial effect on how individuals construct a template of their own bodies in space. Whether the absence of total or partial visual exposure in individuals of both genders allows the buffering of harmful effe... Read More about Sociocultural Pressures, Internalization, and Body Esteem in Congenitally Blind, Late-Blind, and Sighted Men and Women.

“Doubtfull beginnings”: Confronting Heterodoxy in Early Colonial Virginia, c.1607–1624 (2024)
Journal Article
McGhee, P. S. (2024). “Doubtfull beginnings”: Confronting Heterodoxy in Early Colonial Virginia, c.1607–1624. Journal of Early Modern History: Contacts, Comparisons, Contrasts, 28(1-2), 65-91. https://doi.org/10.1163/15700658-bja10077

Efforts among English Protestants to counter heterodox ideas and individuals in early colonial Virginia profoundly shaped the global trajectories of Reformed theology and identity. The authors of colonial sermons, legal documents, and reports channel... Read More about “Doubtfull beginnings”: Confronting Heterodoxy in Early Colonial Virginia, c.1607–1624.

Melancholy, Spiritual Experience, and Dissent in England, c. 1650–1700 (2024)
Journal Article
Finn, F. (in press). Melancholy, Spiritual Experience, and Dissent in England, c. 1650–1700. Historical Journal, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0018246x2400013x

The involvement of melancholy had the potential to undermine the authority of early modern individuals’ religious experiences, reframing their spiritual afflictions as the mere product of a distempered body. This article refines our understanding of... Read More about Melancholy, Spiritual Experience, and Dissent in England, c. 1650–1700.

Mantle depletion recorded by olivine and plagioclase megacrysts in oceanic basalts (2024)
Journal Article
Burton, K., Parkinson, I., & Neave, D. (in press). Mantle depletion recorded by olivine and plagioclase megacrysts in oceanic basalts. Geochemical perspectives letters, 29, 9-13. https://doi.org/10.7185/geochemlet.2405

Earth’s oceanic crust is largely formed by melting of the upper mantle where it upwells beneath mid-ocean ridges, providing a geographically widespread elemental and isotopic ‘sample’ of Earth’s interior. Radiogenic isotope variations in oceanic basa... Read More about Mantle depletion recorded by olivine and plagioclase megacrysts in oceanic basalts.