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The term ‘Gothic’ was first used in literature by the 18th century, referring to a movement that—against the triumphant rationality—emphasized the contingent and unaccountable nature of both the human and the natural world. Coincidentally, a collection of [...]

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Japan is assumed to have serious health and social problems due to Internet overuse, but little is known about the actual conditions. This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of problematic Internet use (PIU) and associated Internet use in adolescents in Japan. A nationwide [...]

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Application of the SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), based on the database Scopus, of Elsevier, to analyze the scientific output of the major Asian countries and their global impact, measured by the number of citations received. It can be observed a production increase of the [...]

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This research aims to give an overview of Japan’s national-level transport planning schemes, and to discuss interplays between them and recoveries from natural disasters. In the first part, Japan’s national spatial development plans and long-term planning schemes for railway, [...]