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                                       Curriculum Vitae


                            Linda M. Rueckert, Associate Professor
                                      Dept. of Psychology
                                Northeastern Illinois University
                                    5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
                                      Chicago, IL 60625
                                 office phone: 773-442-5841
                                e-mail: L-Rueckert@neiu.edu




Education


University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Ph.D., August, 1992. Dissertation title: The Role of
    the Corpus Callosum in the Development of Attentional Regulation. Ph.D. Committee:
    Jerre Levy, Susan Levine, Robert Butler, Frank Zelko

University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Master of Arts, August, 1989. Major: Biopsychology;
    title of Masters Thesis: Cerebral Asymmetry and Direction of Attention in Gifted
    Adolescents.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Bachelor of Science, May, 1984. Major:
    Psychology



Grants and Awards

Northeastern Illinois University faculty summer research grant, 2012, “Physiological Correlates
       of Gender Differences in Empathy”.

NEIU Faculty Excellence Award for service, 2007.

National Institutes of Health Extramural Associates Sponsored Research Infrastructure Program
    grant #1 G11 HD049644-91A1, “An Office of Research Development to Foster Research”,
    2006-2011.

NEIU sabbatical award for Development of Internet-based Research on Human Brain
   Asymmetry, Spring, 2004.
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NEIU Committee on Organized Research grant for “Right Hemisphere Involvement in Attention
   and Visuo-spatial Function”, 2000.

Northeastern Illinois University’s Faculty Excellence Award for research, 1998.

National Institute of Mental Health #MH56040-01, “Interhemispheric Interaction and Sustained
    Attention”, 1996.

NEIU Committee on Organized Research grant for “Interhemispheric Interaction in Adults with
   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”, 1996.

NEIU Foundation Faculty Research and Scholarly Project Grant for “Cortical Basis of
   Recognition of Emotional Expression”, 1995.

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Year Fellowship for Research Related to Education; June,
    1991.

Fellow, Brain Research Foundation, Chicago, IL.; Oct. 1987 to May 1992.

Fellow, Harris Center for Developmental Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.; Oct.
     1984 to Sept. 1987.



Memberships

Association for Psychological Science, Sept. 1989 - present.

Council on Undergraduate Research, 1997 - present.
    Councilor for Psychology Division, Feb., 1998 - present.
    Chair of Psychology Division, June 2004 – June 2006.

Midwestern Psychological Association, May, 1995 - present.

Psychonomic Society, Nov. 1993 - present.



Relevant work experience

Coordinator, Northeastern Illinois University Office of Research Development. Aug. 2006 to
   present. Assist NEIU faculty in identifying potential research funding and in developing
   research proposals.

Issue Editor, Council for Undergraduate Research Quarterly. April, 2003 to present.

Chair, Council on Undergraduate Research Publication Committee, June, 2007 to present.
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Chair, Psychology Division, Council on Undergraduate Research, June 2004 to June, 2006.

Psychology Division Editor, Council for Undergraduate Research Quarterly. July 2001 to April,
    2003.

Assessment workshop facilitator and mentor. Title V Grant. Center for Teaching and Learning,
    Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL; September, 2001 to March, 2003. Presented
    workshops on assessment and mentored faculty teaching General Education classes.

Associate Professor, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL; Sept. 2000 to present. Taught
    undergraduate courses in Social Neuroscience, Human Neuropsychology, Statistics and
    Research Methods, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Psychology Lab, Theories of Learning.
    Supervised students conducting research projects.

Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL; Aug. 1995 to Aug. 2000. See
    above for duties.

Lecturer, Pennsylvania State University, Behrend College, Erie PA; Sept. 1994 to May 1995.
    Taught undergraduate courses in Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and History
    and Systems, and Conditioning and Learning. Supervised students conducting research
    projects.

Post-doctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institutes of Health; Sept., 1992
    to August 1994. Conducted studies on the relationship between brain and cognition in
    normal volunteers and neurologically-impaired subjects. Methods included
    neuropsychological evaluation, computerized cognitive tests, functional magnetic resonance
    imaging. Supervised by Dr. Jordan Grafman.

Research Assistant, Decision Research Lab, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business;
    Oct. 1989 to June, 1991. Assisted in designing experiments on verbal priming, implicit
    memory, and the “tip of the tongue” phenomenon. Also tested subjects and performed
    statistical analyses. Supervised by Dr. Ilan Yaniv.

Teaching Assistant, University of Chicago; Jan., 1989 to March, 1989 and Jan., 1990 to March,
    1990. Met with graduate and undergraduate students, held review sessions, and graded
    papers for course on human neuropsychology. Supervised by Dr. Jerre Levy. Copies of
    student evaluations available upon request.

Research Assistant, University of Chicago; May, 1988 to May, 1989. Collected behavioral and
    electroencephalographic data (for use in brain electrical activity mapping) from children in a
    special education program. Supervised by Dr. Susan Levine, Dr. Janellen Huttenlocher, and
    Dr. Peter Huttenlocher.

Neuropsychology Externship, Wyler Children’s Hospital, University of Chicago Hospitals; May,
    1985 to Sept., 1985. Administered cognitive tests (WISC-R, Bender-Gestalt, WRAT, etc.)
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    and wrote reports on children in a pediatric neurology clinic. Supervised by Dr. Susan
    Levine.

Research Assistant, University of Michigan; September 1982 to April, 1984. Administered
    neuropsychological tests to normal adult subjects. Supervised by Dr. Henry Buchtel.



Book chapters and articles published in refereed journals

Rueckert, L., Branch, B., & Doan, T. (2011). Are gender differences in empathy due to
      differences in emotional reactivity? Psychology, 2, 574-578.

Rueckert, L. (2011). Gender differences in empathy. In D. J. Scapaletti (Ed.) Psychology of
     Empathy, Hauppauge, NY:Nova Science Publishers.

Rueckert, L., & Naybar, N. (2008). Gender differences in empathy: The role of the right
     hemisphere. Brain and Cognition, 67, 162-167.

Rueckert, L. (2008). Tools for the Assessment of Undergraduate Research Outcomes. In R. L.
     Miller & R. F. Rycek (Eds.) Developing, Promoting and Sustaining the Undergraduate
     Research Experience in Psychology, Washington, DC:Society for the Teaching of
     Psychology. Pp.272-275. (http://teachpsych.org/resources/e-books/ur2008/ur2008.php)

Rueckert, L. (2007). Flexible curricular structures to provide time for research within the
    curriculum. In K. Karukstis & T. Elgren (Eds.), How to Design, Implement, and Sustain a
    Research-supportive Undergraduate Curriculum. Washington, DC: Council on
    Undergraduate Research, pp 285-293.

Rueckert, L. (2005). A web-based study of cerebral asymmetry for perception of emotion.
     Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 37, 271-276.

Rueckert, L. & McFadden, H. G. (2004). Context effects in pseudoneglect. Laterality, 9, 421-
     432.

Rueckert, L. (2002). Report from CUR 2002: Assessment of research. Council for
     Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 22, 10-11.

Rueckert, L., Deravanesian, A., Baboorian, D., Lacalamita, A., & Repplinger, M. (2002).
     Pseudoneglect and the cross-over effect. Neuropsychologia, 40, 162-173.

Rueckert, L., & Pawlak, T. (2000). Individual differences in right hemisphere involvement in
     the recognition of emotional expression. Laterality, 5, 77-89.

Rueckert, L., Baboorian, D., Stavropoulos, K., &Yasutake, C. (1999). Individual differences in
     callosal efficiency: Correlation with attention. Brain and Cognition, 41, 390-410.
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Rueckert, L, & Grafman, J. (1998). Sustained attention deficits in patients with lesions of
     posterior cortex. Neuropsychologia 36, 653-660.

Appollonio, I., Rueckert, L., Partiot, A., Turner, R., Le Bihan, D., Jezzard, P., & Grafman, J.
     (1997). Functional magnetic resonance imaging (F-MRI): Basic principles and
     applications in neuropsychology. In Boller, F., & Grafman, J., (Eds). Handbook of
     Neuropsychology, vol. 11, Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Rueckert, L., Lange, N., Partiot, A., Appollonio, I., Litvan, I., Le Bihan, D., and Grafman, J.
     (1996). Visualizing cortical activation during mental calculation with functional MRI.
     Neuroimage, 3, 97-103.

Rueckert, L., & Grafman, J. (1996). Sustained attention deficits in patients with right frontal
     lesions. Neuropsychologia, 34, 953-963.

Rueckert, L., & Levy, J. (1996). Further evidence that the callosum is involved in sustaining
     attention. Neuropsychologia, 34, 927-935.

Le Bihan, D., Jezzard, P., Haxby, J., Sadato, N., Rueckert, L., & Mattay, V. (1995). NIH
      conference: Functional magnetic resonance imaging of the brain. Annals of Internal
      Medicine 122, 296-303.

Rueckert, L., & Levy, J. (1995). Selective attention and cerebral asymmetry in gifted
     adolescents. Developmental Neuropsychology, 11, 41-52.

Rueckert, L., Appollonio, I., Grafman, J., Jezzard, P., Johnson, R., Le Bihan, D., & Turner, R.
     (1994). MRI functional activation of left frontal cortex during covert word production.
     Journal of Neuroimaging, 4, 67-70.

Rueckert, L., Sorensen, L., & Levy, J. (1994). Callosal efficiency is related to sustained
     attention. Neuropsychologia, 32, 159-173.

Luh, K., Rueckert, L., & Levy, J. (1991). Perceptual asymmetries for free viewing of several
      types of chimeric stimuli. Brain and Cognition, 16, 83-103.

Buchtel, H. & Rueckert, L. (1984). Hand posture in writing: Possible artifacts from self report.
      Cortex, 20, 435-439.


Conference Presentations

Larson, S., Rueckert, L. & Chung, H. L. (2012). Course embedded undergraduate research in
       psychology. Presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Council on Undergraduate
       Research, Ewing, New Jersey, June, 2012.
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Sytniewski, M. & Rueckert, L. (2012). New empathy measure finds two types of cognitive
       empathy. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science,
       Chicago, IL, May, 2012.


Rueckert, Linda, Doan, T., & Branch, B. (2010). Emotion and relationship effects on gender
      differences in empathy. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
      Psychological Science, Boston, MA, May, 2010.

Rueckert, L. & Morgan, K. (2008). Measuring the unmeasurable: Recent advances in the
      assessment of research outcomes. Presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Council for
      Undergraduate Research, Minneapolis, MN, June, 2008.

Rueckert, L., & Oyola, N. (2008). Gender differences in empathy. Presented at the annual
      meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, May, 2008.

Rueckert, L. (2007). Inattention causes an exaggeration of the length of short lines. Presented at
      the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC., May,
      2007.

Okara, N., & Rueckert, L. (2007). The relationship between activation of the right cerebral
    hemisphere and empathy. (Abstract) Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL,
    May, 2007.

Rueckert, L. (2006). Effect of covert attention on estimation of line length. (Abstract)
      Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX, November, 2006.

Rueckert, L. & Morgan, K. (2006). What’s so great about undergraduate research? Recent
      assessment results. Presented at the biennial meeting of the Council for Undergraduate
      Research, June, 2006.

Shuh, M., Castellani, M., MacDonald, G., & Rueckert, L. (2006). Links between classroom and
      research work. Presented at the biennial meeting of the Council for Undergraduate
      Research, June, 2006.

Prohaska, V., Rueckert, L., & Zellner, D., (2006). Doing research when you (and your students)
       are overworked, underpaid and overstressed. Presented at the biennial meeting of the
       Council for Undergraduate Research, June, 2006.

Rueckert, L. (2004). A web-based study of cerebral asymmetry for perception of emotion.
      Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology,
      Minneapolis, MN, November, 2004.

Rueckert, L. (2004). Line bisection across the lifespan. Presented at the annual meeting of the
      Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN, November, 2004.
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Rueckert, L. & Morgan, K. (2004). Assessment of undergraduate research; Where do we go
      from here? Presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Council on Undergraduate
      Research, LaCrosse, WI, June, 2004.

Prohaska, V., Rueckert, L., & Reed, T. (2004) “Institutional Review Boards” round table
    discussion presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Council for Undergraduate Research,
    June, 2004.

Fantaro, L., Wang-Erber, M., & Rueckert, L. (2004). Gender Differences and Past Experience:
    Explanations of Jealousy in the Evolutionary and Logical Inference Theory, presented at the
    annual NEIU Student Research and Creative Activities symposium, April, 2004.

Rueckert, L. (2003). Effects of attention on the perception of line length. Presented at the
      annual meeting of the Psychonomic Socienty, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Novemenber
      2003.

Rueckert, L. & Morgan, K. (2002). Assessing the effects of the undergraduate research
      experience. Presented at the biennial meeting of the Council for Undergraduate
      Research, New London, CT, June, 2002.

McFadden, H. G. & Rueckert, L. (2002). Display field size variation in the Landmark task.
     Presented at the 74th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association,
     Chicago, IL, May, 2002.

Rueckert, L., & McFadden, H. G. (2002). Context effects in pseudoneglect. Presented at the 9th
      annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, April, 2002.

McFadden, H. G., & Ruekcert, L. (2001). Effect of stimulus context on lateral asymmetry in the
     Landmark task. Presented at the 9th annual Northeastern Illinois University Student
     Research and Creative Activities Symposium, Chicago, IL, April, 2001.

Lombardo, V., Rueckert, L., & Breckinridge-Church, R. (2001). Brain hemispheric
      interpretation of communication. Presented at the 9th annual Northeastern Illinois
      University Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium, Chicago, IL, April,
      2001.

Rueckert, L., & Brinkman, D. (2001). Bimanual coordination deficits in left-handers. Presented
      at the 8th annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY, March,
      2001.

Morgan, K. & Rueckert, L. (2000). How do we know what they know? Research and classroom
      assessment. Presented at the semi-annual meeting of the Council on Undergraduate
      Research, Wooster, OH, June, 2000.

Lacalamita, A., Repplinger, M., & Rueckert, L. (1999). Line bisection and the “cross-over”
      effect. Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association.
      Chicago, IL, May, 1999.
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Rueckert, L., Baboorian, D., & Deravanesian, A., (1999). Line bisection and the “cross-over”
      effect in normal adults. Presented at the 6th annual meeting of the Cognitive
      Neuroscience Society, Washington, DC, April, 1999.

DerAvanesian, A., Baboorian, D., & Rueckert, L. (1999). Timed line bisection task in normal
      adults. Presented at the first annual Chicago Undergraduate Psychology Research
      Conference, Evanston, IL, April, 1999.

Schlesinger-Schulien, H., Rueckert, L, & Breckinridge-Church, R. (1999). The cortical basis of
       gesture detection. Presented at the first annual Chicago Undergraduate Psychology
       Research Conference, Evanston, IL, April, 1999.

Rueckert, L., Stavropoulos, K., Yasutake, C., & Barboorian, D. (1998). Individual differences in
      sustained attention: Correlation with callosal efficiency. Presented at the tenth annual
      convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC, May, 1998.

Rueckert, L., Stavropoulos, K., Barboorian, D., & Yasutake, C. (1998). Callosal efficiency and
      sustained attention in normal adults. Presented at the fifth annual meeting of the
      Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, April, 1998.

Gocong, R., Rueckert, L. & Breckinridge-Church, R. (1998). Hemispheric asymmetry in the
      perception of children’s explanation. Presented at Northeastern Illinois University’s 6th
      Annual Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium, Chicago, April, 1998.

Rueckert, L., Stark, M., & Grafman, J. (1997). Line bisection deficits in penetrating head injury
      patients without neglect. Presented at the 38th annual meeting of the Psychonomic
      Society, Philadelphia, November, 1997.

Rueckert, L., & Pawlak, T. (1997). Individual differences in face recognition due to right
      hemisphere arousal. Presented at the ninth annual meeting of the American
      Psychological Society, Washington, D.C., May, 1997.

Pawlak, T., & Rueckert, L., (1997). Right hemisphere influence in the recognition of faces and
      emotional expression. Presented at the 69th annual meeting of the Midwestern
      Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May, 1997.

Rueckert, L., & Grafman, J. (1996). Sustained attention deficits in patients with lesions of
      posterior cortex. Presented to the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.,
      November, 1996.

Rueckert, L., Anderson, K., & Oguntoyinbo, F. (1996). Right hemisphere arousal associated
      with ability to recognize facial expression. Presented at the 8th annual convention of the
      American Psychological Society, San Francisco, CA.
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Rueckert, L., & Grafman, J. (1995). Free vision attentional asymmetries in frontal patients.
      Presented at the second annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San
      Francisco, CA.

Rueckert, L., & Grafman, J. (1994). Sustained attention deficits in frontal lobe patients.
      Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society Inaugural Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Partiot, A., Rueckert, L., Appollonio, I., Litvan, I., Turner, R., Jezzard, P., Prinster, A., &
        Grafman, J. (1994). Visualizing frontal cortex with 4 Tesla F-MRI during word fluency
        tasks. Presented at the Second Meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance, San
        Francisco, CA.

Appollonio, I., Rueckert, L., Partiot, A., Litvan, I., Sorenson, J., Le Bihan, D., & Grafman, J.
      (1994). Functional magnetic resonance imaging (F-MRI) of calculation ability in normal
      volunteers. Presented at the 1994 Scientific Program of the American Association of
      Neurologists, Washington, DC.

Rueckert, L., Appollonio, I., Grafman, J., Jezzard, P., Johnson, R., Le Bihan, D., & Turner, R.
      (1993). Functional activation of left frontal cortex during covert word production.
      Proceedings of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, vol. 1, p. 60. Presented
      at the 12th annual scientific meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance, New York,
      NY.

Rueckert, L., Sorensen, L., & Levy, J. (1993). Callosal involvement in sustained attention.
      Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 15, p. 48, (Abstract) Presented at
      the 21st annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Galveston,
      Texas.

Appollonio, I., Rueckert, L., Partiot, A., Grafman, J., Jezzard, P., Litvan, I., Johnson, R., &
      Turner, R. (1993). Magnetic resonance functional neuroimaging (MRFN) during covert
      letter fluency and automatic speech. Presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Society
      for Neuroscience, 19, p.843 (Abstract), Washington, DC.

Rueckert, L., Sorensen, L., & Levy, J. (1992). Asymmetries of motor overflow during
      performance of concurrent motor tasks. Journal of Clinical and Experimental
      Neuropsychology, 14, p. 37, (Abstract) Presented at the 20th annual meeting of the
      International Neuropsychological Society, San Diego, California. Nominated for Rennick
      Award for best student presentation.

Rueckert, L. & Levy, J. (1992). Development of internally-sustained attention. Presented at the
      biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, New Orleans,
      Louisiana.

Rueckert, L., Sorensen, L., & Levy, J. (1991). The nature of interhemispheric communication is
      dependent on task complexity. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology,
      13, p. 40, (Abstract) Presented at the 19th annual meeting of the International
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       Neuropsychological Society, San Antonio, Texas. Nominated for Rennick Award for
       best student presentation.

Rueckert, L., Sorensen, L., & Levy, J. (1991). Sex differences in the development of
      interhemispheric communication. Presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for
      Research in Child Development, 8, p. 433 (Abstract), Seattle, Washington.

Rueckert, L. & Levy, J. (1990). Cerebral asymmetry and direction of attention in gifted
      adolescents. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 12, p. 105
      (Abstract) Presented at the 18th annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological
      Society, Orlando, Florida.

Luh, K., Rueckert, L., & Levy, J. (1989). Perceptual asymmetries for free viewing of chimeric
       stimuli. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 11, p. 73, (Abstract)
       Presented at the 17th annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society,
       Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.



Invited Presentations

Northeastern Illinois University Psychology Dept., March, 2010
Title: I Feel Your Pain: Gender Differences in Empathy.

Northeastern Illinois University Psychology Dept., Nov., 2006
Title: How Does Attention Affect Perception?

Northeastern Illinois University Center for Teaching and Learning, January, 2003.
Title: “What Do Students Gain by Doing Research?”.

Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching at Carleton College, January, 2003.
Title: “Innovative Assessments of Undergraduate Research”.

Northeastern Illinois University Preparing Future Faculty Colloquium.
Title: “What Do Students Gain by Doing Research?”.

Midwestern Psychological Association. May, 2000.
Title: "The many sides of attention: The role of the right hemisphere in visuo-spatial awareness".

Rush Presbyterian Cognitive Neuroscience Section lecture series. December, 1996
Title: “Interhemispheric interaction and attentional regulation”.

Northeastern Illinois University Psychology Department brown bag lunch, April, 1996
Title: “How do the two cerebral hemispheres interact to sustain attention?”

Northwestern Pennsylvania Psychological Association, April, 1995
Title: “Visualizing Cortical Activation Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)”.
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American Association for the Advancement of Science, Atlanta, GA., Februrary 18, 1995
Title: “Visualizing Cortical Activation During Language, Attention, and Arithmetic”

National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center Grand Rounds, Bethesda, MD., January 26, 1994
Title: “Clinical Applications of Functional MRI Language Studies”

Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Workshop: Functional MRI of the Brain,
Arlington, VA., June 19, 1993
Title: “MRI Studies of Word Generation”



Reviewer for Academic Journals


     Mathematical Cognition

     Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research

     Journal of Abnormal Psychology

     Psychology and Marketing

     Journal of Neuroimaging

     NeuroImage

     Neuropsychologia

     Neuropsychology

     Developmental Psychobiology

     Council for Undergraduate Research Quarterly

     Brain and Cognition

     Laterality

     Journal of Personality

				
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