Contents of Volume 18

No. 1. January, 2014

Cover Art: ”Fractal Clock”.
R. Downing

Editorial Introduction: Education is a Dynamical System.
Dimitrios Stamovlasis & Matthijs Koopmans, pg. 1

Nonlinear Change and the Black Box Problem in Educational Research.
Matthijs Koopmans, pg. 5
ABSTRACT   PDF[122k]   

A Nonlinear Dynamical Systems Approach to Real-Time Teacher Behavior: Differences between Teachers.
Helena J. M. Pennings, Mieke Brekelmans, Theo Wubbels, Anna C. van der Want, Luce C. A. Claessens & Jan van Tartwijk, pg. 23
ABSTRACT   PDF[495k]   

An Adaptive Process Model of Motor Learning: Insights for the Teaching of Motor Skills.
Go Tani, Umberto Cesar Correa, Luciano Basso, Rodolfo Novellino Benda, Herbert Ugrinowitsch & Koji Choshi, pg. 47
ABSTRACT   PDF[141k]   

Ought-Approach versus Ought-Avoidance: Nonlinear Effects on Arousal under Achievement Situations.
Dimitrios Stamovlasis & Georgios D. Sideridis, pg. 67
ABSTRACT   PDF[262k]   

A Dynamic Nonlinear Model for Educational Systems: A Simulation Study for Primary Education.
Porfirio Guevara, Luis Lopez, Alfred Posch & Roy Zuniga, pg. 91
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The Fractal Clock: Using Chaos to Bridge the Art-Science Divide.
R. Downing & R. P. Taylor, pg. 109
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No. 2. April, 2014

Cover Art: ”Forks”.
R. Downing

Nonparametric Tests for Serial Dependence Based on Runs.
Manuel Ruiz, Usula Faura, Matilde Lafuente & Mohammed H. I. Dore, pg. 123
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Nonlinear Dynamics of Runaways among Children and Adolescents: Disruptive Disorder or Step toward a Suicide Attempt?.
Helene Nicolis & Veronique Delvenne, pg. 137
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Dynamic Patterns in Psychotherapy - Discontinuous Changes and Critical Instabilities during the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Stephan Heinzel, Igor Tominschek & Gunter Schiepek, pg. 155
ABSTRACT   PDF[330k]   

Catastrophe Model of the Accident Process, Safety Climate, and Anxiety.
Stephen J. Guastello & Mark Lynn, pg. 177
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A Mathematical Model of ”Pride and Prejudice”.
Sergio Rinaldi, Fabio Della Rossa & Pietro Landi, pg. 199
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Key Word Index for NDPLS Articles 1997-2013.
Stephen J. Guastello, pg. 213

No. 3. July, 2014

Cover Art: ”Flames”.
R. Downing

Can Surface EMG Be Adequately Described by Digital Sampling?.
Lei Min, Nilanjan Sarkar, Meng Guang, Gu Yudong, Zhang Kaili & Tian Dong, pg. 229
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Collaborative Play in Young Children as a Complex Dynamic System: Revealing Gender Related Differences.
Henderien Steenbeek, Diny van der Aalsvoort & Paul van Geert, pg. 251
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The Role of Self-Injury in Behavioral Flexibility and Resilience.
David Pincus, Kiersten Eberle, Christin S. Walder, Aaron S. Kemp, Mohammed Lenjav & Curt A. Sandman, pg. 277
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The Performance-Variability Paradox, Financial Decision Making, and the Curious Case of Negative Hurst Exponents.
Stephen J. Guastello, Katherine Reiter, Anton Shircel, Paul Timm, Matthew Malon & Megan Fabisch, pg. 297
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Invoking the Muse: Dada”s Chaos.
Diane Rosen, pg. 329
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Book Review: Consciousness and the Brain Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts by Stanislas Dehaene.
pg. 345

Manuscripts Accepted for Publication.
pg. 348

No. 4. October, 2014

Cover Art: ”Sculptured Glass Hands”.
R. Downing

Fractal Dynamics in Self-Evaluation Reveal Self-Concept Clarity.
Alexander E. Wong, Robin R. Vallacher & Andrzej Nowak, pg. 349
ABSTRACT   PDF[650k]   

Verbal Interactional Dominance and Coordinative Structure of Speech Rhythms of Staff and Clients with an Intellectual Disability.
Ellen Reuzel, Petri J. C. M. Embregts, Anna M. T. Bosman, Ralf F. A. Cox, Maroesjka van Nieuwenhuijzen & Andrew Jahoda, pg. 371
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Uncertainty in Cost Performance as a Function of the Cusp Catastrophe in the NASA Program Performance Management System.
Jonathan E. Butner, H. Lawrence Dyer, Thomas S. Malloy & Lucy V. Kranz, pg. 397
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Simulating Self-organization and Interference between Certain Hierarchical Structures.
Stanislaw Raczynski, pg. 419
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Fractional Brownian Functions as Mathematical Models of Natural Rhythm in Architecture.
Ivana M. Cirovic, pg. 435
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Book Review: Local Activity Principle, by Klaus Mainzer & Leon Chua.
pg. 465

Ad Hoc Reviewers for 2013 / Color Graphics for 2014 / Manuscripts Accepted for Publication.
pg. 469