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Negative Comments About Weight, from a Peer, Can Impact How a Young Woman Views Her Body
When it comes from a peer, a negative comment about a young woman's weight can make her feel unhappy with her body – even when the young woman is not overly concerned with her weight. This is the first study to demonstrate ...
Media Images of Objectified Women Can Have a Harmful Effect on Men
Even mild images of objectified women can make men feel hostile and anxious.
Does Identity Confusion Make People More Zealous and Hostile Toward Other Groups?
Identity confusion causes people to become more hostile and aggressive toward those who do not share their beliefs.
Reflecting on Emotions Helps Patients in Therapy
Accepting and reflecting on emotions has a positive effect on people who are in therapy.
Short- and Long-Term Changes in Attention, Memory and Brain Activity Following Exercise, Motor Learning, and Expertise
How humans perceive, embody, and execute actions has been an area of intense study in cognitive neuroscience, and these investigations shed light on how we adaptively learn from and interact with an ever-changing world. ...
Eating Disorders Are Experienced Differently According to Culture
Treatment and research must address difference in order to support racialized and ethnic women with eating disorders. For many, working on family relationships is essential. Family attitudes and actions impact the way many ...
Insight During Development, and its Structural Correlates
We investigate whether adolescents and adults differ in their use of common cognitive processes in solving insight problems. We also investigate whether performance on insight problems is associated with brain structure, ...
Cognitive Mechanisms of Wise Reasoning Across the Adult Lifespan
Investigations have begun to unpack the cognitive architecture of wisdom, yet, controversies remain, including disparate notions of the role of memory. There is no agreed upon definition of wisdom; however, there is consensus ...
Aggressive Media Leads to Aggressive Dating
TV shows, movies, and other forms of media that depict aggressive behaviours can lead to dating aggression among youth. Teenagers who are ethnic minorities are especially at risk.
Dating Aggression Is a Global Problem Among Teens
Dating aggression is a global problem among teenagers. International efforts need to focus on prevention.
Stillborn: The Libidinal Economy of Gadgetized Mediation in the Era of Socialization for Consumption; An Explanatory Political Project
This project captures an attempt to politicize one aspect of Western middle class youth’s everyday experience growing up and living in postindustrial consumer society—the replacement of experiential, material, and libidinal ...
Emotionally Intelligent People Choose More Supportive Partners
Emotionally intelligent people – in other words, people with a greater ability to understand and use their emotions in their day-to-day life – tend to choose romantic partners who are supportive and not critical. The ...
Discharge of Psychiatric Patients to Shelters Increases Homelessness
A comprehensive care plan for patients, including at least income support and assistance resettling in the community, will prevent homelessness.
Physical Activity Messages - What Do Youth with Disabilities Think
There is no known research examining the use of messages to motivate youth with disabilities (YWD) to engage in physical activity (PA). Guided by the SIABM, the purpose of the study was to examine the effectiveness of PA ...
Are Popular Observational Maternal Sensitivity Measures Consistent in their Assessment of Maternal Sensitivity in North America?
This study examined three observational maternal sensitivity measures, Emotional Availability Scales (EAS; Biringen, Robinson, & Emde, 1998; Biringen, 2008), the Parent Child Interaction Nursing Child Assessment Satellite ...
In the Voices of the Ancestors: Izangoma Trance Processes and Embodied Narratives Towards Decolonization Praxis
Izangoma, or diviners, are one type of traditional healer in Southern Africa. Despite colonial efforts to delegitimize and criminalize traditional healing and medicine, there are 300,000-350,000 traditional healers in South ...
Graduate Students Who Hold Themselves to High Standards Are More Prone to Depression Than Others
Academic perfectionists are more prone to major depression than others. Self-critical and 'needy' personality types are at risk for experiencing recurring bouts of major depression.
The Predictive Capacity of Self-Reported Motivation vs. Observed Motivational Language in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Client change motivation is considered a key factor in psychotherapy. Existing research on motivation has largely relied on self-report, which is prone to response bias and inconsistently related to treatment outcome. In ...
The Poor Performance of a Worker Can Impact the Whole Workplace
The reasons which workers come up with to explain the poor performance of a colleague can have a strong impact on how these workers interact with that colleague.
Teen, Optimal, and Advanced Age Mothers in Canada: Differences in Social Support, Parenting, and Child Behavioural Outcomes
The age range of first-time mothers in Canada is increasing, with an astonishing 195% increase in the number of women delaying their pregnancies after 35 years of age. However, the research around maternal and child outcomes ...