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This chapter reports on a study that explored developmental interdependence between lexical competence and reading comprehension in young L2 readers of Chinese. Participants were ethnic Chinese children with English as the dominant home language in Singapore. The same battery of tests was administered three times across a year, that is, end of Grad...
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The study examines the customers' perception towards buying insurance online with factors taken from the theory of planned behavior like attitude, subjective norm, and perceived behavioral control among the Chinese working adults. The research collected cross-sectional survey-based data. The collected data analyzed with the structural equation mode...
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This chapter takes an individual-differences perspective on the dual sound systems of American heritage speakers (HSs) of Mandarin Chinese. Based on detailed socio-demographic data and production data on segmentals and suprasegmentals, we build holistic demographic and phonetic profiles for HSs, as well as native speakers and late learners, to expl...
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Background Mobile phone dependence is a common problem in the population of high school students. We aimed to evaluate the core self-evaluation, mental health and mobile phone dependence in Chinese high school students, to provide reliable evidence to the support of high school students. Methods We conducted a survey of high school students in Xia...
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Chinese herbal medicines (CHMs) have unique advantages in the prevention and treatment of diseases, which are widely recognized in the world. More and more CHMs are becoming increasingly popular in the international markets. However, the quality control of CHMs is a significant issue for their acceptance and recognition in the international market....
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Background The relationship between online media exposure and disordered eating symptoms has been reported in western regions. Though the prevalence of eating disorders and access to the Internet increased substantially in recent years, relevant evidence is rare in mainland China. This study aims to evaluate the association between online media exp...
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Objective To observe the efficacy and safety of posterior sclera reinforcement over time. Methods This retrospective single-arm cohort study included children with high myopia who underwent the modified Snyder-Thompson type posterior sclera reinforcement surgery from 03/2015 to 08/2018 at Fuzhou Children’s Hospital of Fujian Medical University. Ax...
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This study aims to examine the green innovation effect of the carbon emissions pilot policy in China. First, using the difference-in-differences method and regressions of instrumental variables using the data from Chinese listed firms, we verify that the policy promotes green innovation among regulated firms and is more pronounced among state-owned...
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Background With the increasing incidence of asymptomatic carriers or milder symptoms, children and adolescents are likely to become a silent source of infection. In view of the efficacy and safety of vaccines in the treatment of novel Coronavirus pneumonia, population-wide vaccination will be an inevitable trend to control the spread of COVID-19. H...
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This study examines the impact of communication on investors’ trading frequency based on a unique dataset drawn from a Chinese social trading platform. We find robust evidence that real-account portfolio owners on the platform trade more frequently under the influence of the comments posted by their leaders (the owners of portfolios they have follo...
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Background To establish the digital diagnostic templates by cluster analysis based on a set of cephalometric films and evaluate the outcome of the different treatment methods in the patients affiliated to the same cephalometric morphology template (CMT). These templates could be used for the automatic diagnosis of dentofacial deformities and predic...
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The development of Ethnic Politics in China can date back to 80 years ago. As of today, its disciplinary system and norms have been established in a systematic approach, and many significant academic achievements have been made. After having systematically reviewed the academic history of Frontier Politics originating in the 1940s and the Ethnic Po...
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Background The pathogenic variation of CASK gene can cause CASK related mental disorders. The main clinical manifestations are microcephaly with pontine and cerebellar hypoplasia, X-linked mental disorders with or without nystagmus and FG syndrome. The main pathogenic mechanism is the loss of function of related protein caused by variant. We report...
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Background The Internet has become an important virtual venue for men who have sex with men to seek sexual partners, with a high potential threat to spread sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, the online sex-seeking use and its risk causing STIs spread remain unclear among heterosexual men. We conducted a cross-sectional study to invest...
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Human activities widely exhibit a power-law distribution. Considering stock trading as a typical human activity in the financial domain, the first aim of this paper is to validate whether the well-known power-law distribution can be observed in this activity. Interestingly, this paper determines that the number of accumulated lead–lag days between...
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As an emerging interdisciplinary field in anthropology, enterprise anthropology (EA) has experienced five historical stages of development since its inception in the 1930s. 2008 marked the first year of internationalized enterprise anthropology, thus prompting the “fourth revolution” of anthropology. Since then, the sub-discipline of enterprise ant...
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Background Currently, there is no formal consensus regarding a standard classification for gastric cancer (GC) patients with < 16 retrieved lymph nodes (rLNs). Here, this study aimed to validate a practical lymph node (LN) staging strategy to homogenize the nodal classification of GC cohorts comprising of both < 16 (Limited set) and ≥ 16 (Adequate...
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The genetic basis of overall healthy ageing, especially among the East-Asian population is understudied. We conducted a genome-wide association study among 1618 Singapore Chinese elderly participants (65 years or older) ascertained to have aged healthily and compared their genome-wide genotypes to 6221 participants who did not age healthily, after...
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This paper examines the origins, developments and new trends of anthropology of tourism in China through a comparison between China and the West. Chinese anthropologists have, since the end of the last century, begun to introduce Western academic achievements and tried to conduct domestic research. In the process of development into a big and great...
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Background Kimura disease (KD) is a rare chronic idiopathic condition of unknown etiology that is prevalent in Asian males. It often causes subcutaneous lumps and enlarged lymph nodes, especially in head and neck region. But KD is also a systemic disease that can involve multiple organs, such as the kidneys and skin. Case presentation We report a...
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Background Remimazolam is a novel, ultra-short-acting benzodiazepine used for general anesthesia. Because remimazolam is an emerging drug, the tolerance to remimazolam in benzodiazepine-taking patients has been unclear. Also, the efficacy of remimazolam in different races is not fully elucidated so far. Case presentation Here we experienced three...
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Background Rare diseases are serious and chronic diseases that affect no more than 1 person in 2000 (in European Union criteria). Patients suffering from RDs may come to the emergency department for life-threatening symptoms, such as acute aortic dissection, intracranial haemorrhage, and severe respiratory distress. Diagnostic delay of rare disease...
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The field of public administration and policy faces ongoing calls to maintain its relevancy to public sector practice. A variety of innovations have thrived in the recent years, striving to fill the gap between theory and practice. Faculty-practitioner exchange is one such attempt. This study examines the micro dynamics of such exchange in Master o...
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We consider that due to the average belief of investors on a stock changing from bullish (bearish) to bearish (bullish) during an entire reversal process, it is a special characteristic that investors' beliefs are more heterogeneous during the belief-adjusted period. Therefore, high heterogeneous belief is helpful to capture accurately stock price...
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Chinese Studies is an international journal about China and Chinese civilization. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for social scientists and academicians all over the world to promote scholarship on China and China-related topics. All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review proces...
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This study investigates the roles of Mandarin subsyllabic units in spoken word recognition by examining the neural processing of two phonotactic anomalies: (1) segmental gaps, which contain a non-existing combination of segments (e.g., *[ki1]); and (2) tonal gaps, which refer to a nonword comprised of possible segment combinations with an incongruo...
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The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) initiated by Chinese government could be regarded as a systematic framework for promoting economic cooperation and development among the countries along the Belt and Road and China. This paper attempts to analyze economic and environmental performance in 61 developing countries along Belt and Road. An additive tot...
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Call for papers/chapters for inclusion in edited book (under contract with Springer Nature, due by Jan. 2023). Contributors of all ranks (including reflective practitioners) are welcome. Senior authors (full professors) may also be invited to a panel on Social Work with Diverse Communities (including but not limited to AAPI/Chinese Societies) at th...
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Bunch-holes blasting (several blastholes arranged in a bunch with short spacing and detonated simultaneously to form a large common blasting crater) is typically used in underground mines to increase blasting efficiency under a single free surface. Considering the low accuracy of pyrotechnic detonators, which are commonly used in Chinese mines, bun...
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Developing countries tend to exhibit evident urban-rural income divergence as urban areas rapidly expand into adjoining land. However, Western-centric urban theories and studies of spatial inequality have not paid sufficient attention to the connection between income divergence and urban expansion. This paper employed a panel quantile regression mo...
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This paper introduces thermal optimal path method to investigate the dynamics lead-lag relationship of jumps among Chinese stock index and futures market under the background of the Covid-19 epidemic. Based on three representative stock indexes and their index futures in China, we find the lead-lag structure changes significantly before and after t...
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The current study examined how Chinese characters were taught by primary grade teachers in Macao during online instruction resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic (i.e., emergency remote instruction). A random sample of 313 first to third grade teachers in public and private schools were surveyed about their instructional practices. Most teachers surv...
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The notion of sentencehood in Mandarin Chinese is much less well-defined than in many other languages, with a block of clauses often joined by commas without conjunctions and with the period often occurring at the end of a block of clauses to indicate meaning completeness rather than the completeness of a sentential structure. The potential factors...
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Venture creation is an entrepreneurial process initiated by nascent entrepreneurs to identify and exploit opportunities. Beliefs of opportunity feasibility are found to facilitate new venture emergence in developed economy contexts. This paper examines how opportunity beliefs influence venture creation in an emerging economy context. The results of...
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Drawing on 2,250 minutes of audio recordings, this article reported the interpretation of tag questions in virtual courtroom examinations. As an important stylistic feature of the power differential, tag questions are strategically employed by opposing counsels in adversarial courtrooms. However, little has been known about the interpreters' rendit...
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Background Adolescent depression is a major public health concern worldwide, and depressive symptoms among adolescents in Chinese secondary school increase with grade. Although numerous studies noted that childhood abuse was associated with the development of depression in adolescents, the underlying mediators involved in this pathway remain unclea...
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Patriotic education in China is a state project that serves the Chinese government. However, current discourse on Chinese patriotic education basically views inward and outward aspects of patriotism as separate and incompatible, which downplays the intricate relationship between them. Arguably, a more nuanced understanding of patriotism is needed t...
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Previous evidence indicates that problematic social media use (PSMU), anxiety and depression frequently present simultaneously, which may increase symptom severity and related impairment. The main aim of this study is to measure the interconnections between these symptoms in a sample of Chinese university students and explore whether there are diff...
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Rural areas in Northwest China have always been the main concentration of poverty-stricken people in China. In 1986, China listed 665 poor counties (mostly in the northwest), and successively launched the actions of “Volunteer Teaching in Western China” and “Great Development of Western China” to help underdeveloped areas get rid of poverty. At pre...
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Little research on pragmatic transfer has examined disagreement by Chinese speakers of English using naturally occurring conversations. This study uncovers the patterns and frequencies of disagreement in L2 English, L1 English, and L1 Chinese, and the evidence of pragmatic transfer, by analyzing naturalistic conversations. R is employed to compute...
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Nostalgia, a sentimental longing for one's past, predicts or augments psychological wellbeing (PWB). We hypothesized that it does so—at least in part—via authenticity, a sense of alignment with one's true self. We obtained support for this hypothesis in four studies. Using a measurement-of-mediation design, across a Western (United States) and East...
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Objective This study aimed to explore the prognostic value of preoperative red blood cell distribution width (RDW) in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC). Methods Clinicopathological data of 230 patients with mRCC treated at the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University and the Chinese PLA General Hospital from Jan...
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Purpose Researchers have found growing evidence for the comorbidity link between bulimia and emotional symptoms among Chinese female youth. However, the prospective effect of one on the other is still unclear. Therefore, a cross-lagged model was used to examine the possible underlying mechanism between bulimia and two typical emotional problems (i....
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The aging population problem caused by low intention to give birth has already appeared in China and will become more severe in the future. Even with the gradual implementation of the two-child policy, there is still no significant change in the intention to have more children. Using data from the 2017 Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS) and after...
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Purpose The objective of this study is to explore the effects of a mindfulness yoga treatment on emotional disorders, fatigue, pain, and health-related quality of life in early-stage breast cancer patients. Methods The eligible 136 participants were randomly assigned 1:1 to the experimental group (mindfulness yoga + conventional care) and the cont...
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Existing IS research on platform work has narrowly focused on the managerial operations of algorithmic management or its business implications. Limited research has paid attention to the scalar effects and societal implications of platform work. In this study, we address the phenomenon of ‘speed’ in the on‐demand economy through a qualitative study...
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Research offers some indication that the online customers' shopping experience (OCSE) can be a strong predictor of online impulsive buying behavior, but there is not much empirical support available to form a holistic understanding; whether, and indeed how, the effects of the OCSE on online impulsive buying behavior are affected by customers' attit...
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Recreational fishing is an important component of the global capture fishery, given its significant role in the economy, social culture, and ecology. Compared to the mature development found in industrialized countries, recreational fishing in developing countries or transitional economy is a new industry with abundant jobs and high revenues. China...
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Service innovation is of importance in achieving business success. This study aims to understand how customer participation affects employees' service innovation through zhongyong thinking and verify the moderating role of leadership empowerment in the service section. Data were collected through a paired questionnaire survey with 352 valid frontli...
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Abstract painting acts as a source of replenishment for the holdings of most museums. Unlike realism or other traditional styles of painting, abstraction does not always allow for changes in external form and internal content. This article is relevant, as when considering the essence of an abstract picture, its main meaning is the search for intern...
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Human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-B*58:01 allele is a significant risk factor for allopurinol-induced severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs) which is potentially fatal. In some studies, chronic kidney disease (CKD) was also implicated to compound the risk of SCARs. We aim to investigate if pre-treatment HLA-B*58:01 screening can prevent allopurinol...
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During the reform and opening up, China gave a greater space to the private sector, but also maintained the central role of the state in the economy. In light of privatizations and growth in inequality during this period, several authors have been prematurely dismissive of China's claims to be building a socialist society. The work of Cheng Enfu an...
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Background Vaccination remains the most effective measure to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection and worse outcomes. However, many myasthenia gravis (MG) patients are hesitant to receive vaccine due to fear of worsening.MethodsMG patients were consecutively enrolled in two MG centers in North China. The “worsening” after vaccination was self-reported by M...
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Although research has demonstrated that childhood maltreatment is a distal factor for suicide risk, the underlying mechanisms remain elusive. This study aims to test whether psychache mediates the relationship between college students’ recalled childhood maltreatment and suicide risk and whether meaning in life moderates the indirect path. Particip...
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The development of cross-border e-commerce is generally faced with problems such as high freight, long transportation time, and low service level. However, overseas warehouses can effectively solve the above problems to a certain extent, and they can improve consumer satisfaction. Therefore, this paper proposed a method combined with the entropy te...
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The experiment used 5D MarkII for capturing the gamma ray levels in Beijing city beside the Tongue River. It used the title "Soiled Tattered Tissue" in conveying the message with observations in the linguistics of the dictatorial nuclear weaponry threats. It sensed the deeper issues in PRC's reform and opening with centralized banking and global me...
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Purpose The aim of the current study is to investigate the impact of Baduanjin, a traditional Chinese exercise, on quality of life and sleep quality in breast cancer survivors receiving aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy. Methods A total of 72 breast cancer survivors who had received AI treatment for more3 than 6 months were enrolled in the current...
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Malayan Chinese muted response to the Malayan Union proposal in 1946 which promised common citizenship rights and equal opportunity to non-Malays have not been sufficiently explained by existing literature. This article suggests that such muted response is due to the presence of Chinese transnationalism that diluted and diverted the community's att...