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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.
Reflecting on Emotions Helps Patients in Therapy
Accepting and reflecting on emotions has a positive effect on people who are in therapy.
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.
Dating Aggression Is a Global Problem Among Teens
Dating aggression is a global problem among teenagers. International efforts need to focus on prevention.
Neural Correlates of Repetition Priming: Changes in fMRI Activation and Synchrony
The neural mechanisms of behavioural priming remain unclear. Recent studies have suggested that category-preferential regions in ventral occipitotemporal cortex (VOTC) play an important role; some have reported increased ...
How Many Minds Do We Need? Toward A One-System Account of Human Reasoning
To explain data from the reasoning and decision-making literature, dual-process theorists claim that human reasoning is divided: Type-1 processes are fast, automatic, associative, and evolutionarily old, while Type-2 ...
Do the Subjective Visual Vertical and the Subjective Haptic Vertical Probe a Common Estimate of Gravitational Upright?
In the subjective visual vertical (SVV) and the subjective haptic vertical (SHV) task, participants must judge the alignment of a probe rod with perceived gravitational vertical by sight or by touch. Previous research ...
Age Estimation from Children's Faces
In this thesis, we addressed the question of whether or not people could estimate age from children’s faces 7 to 11 years of age. We found that undergraduates were able to make accurate relative age judgments for males and ...
Reach Adaptation and Proprioceptive Recalibration Following Terminal Visual Feedback of the Hand
Reaches are adapted and proprioceptive sense of hand position is partially recalibrated after training with continuous, misaligned visual feedback. When visual feedback is provided only at the end of the movement, it is ...
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 ...
Familial Abuse of South Asian Immigrant Women: Analysis of the Narratives of Victims
This qualitative study examines the familial violence experiences of South Asian immigrant women in Toronto. An important focus of the investigation was the contribution of honour ideology toward these experiences. Ten ...
Effects of Self-Distancing and Mindfulness Instructions on Anxiety and Approach Motivation
Two experiments tested the effects of self-distancing and mindfulness instructions on approach motivation and state anxiety. Following Kross and Ayduk (2011), we expected that the self-distancing and mindfulness instructions ...
When Psychologists Were Naturalists: Questionnaires and Collecting Practices in Early American Psychology, 1880 - 1932
This dissertation reshapes our understanding of the earliest years of American psychology by documenting the discipline’s methodological plurality from its very inception. In tracing the use of questionnaires over the first ...
An Empirical Phenomenological-Psychological Investigation of Urinary Urgency in Incontinent Women
Many barriers to help seeking for urinary incontinence (UI) have been reported in the literature. In the past decade, studies of Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OABS), a condition characterized by symptoms of urinary urgency ...
Schopenhauer's Psychological Worldview: History, Philosophy and Relevance
The complete philosophical works of Arthur Schopenhauer are explored through a comprehensive psychological reading that intends to highlight the holistic theories of human nature that amount to a pessimistic and metaphysical ...
The Journal of Comparative Psychology (JCP): A Network Analysis of the Status of Comparative Psychology
Abstract Comparative psychology‟s relationship to various other sub-disciplines and scientific “movements” has been discussed by many scholars throughout its history. The majority of these analyses took the form of frequency ...
Defying the Laws of Nature?: Menstruation and Female Intellect in Historical Perspective
In 19th and early 20th century America menstruation began to be constructed as a barrier to women wishing to access higher education. Male physicians warned of the supposed dangers studying would impose upon female ...
The Effects of Differential Between-Groups Skewness on Heteroscedastic, Trimmed Means, and Rank-Based Between Groups Procedures
Abstract The effect of differential between-group skewness was investigated for the traditional t- and ANOVA F tests, the Welch procedure without trimming (Welch, 1938) and with trimming and Winsorized variances (Yuen, ...
Networking Western Psychology's Elite: A Digital Analysis of "A History of Psychology in Autobiography"
This thesis analyzes digital social networks for the institutional affiliations of the one hundred and twenty authors in the A History of Psychology in Autobiography (AHPA) book series. The introductory section contextualizes ...
Space Invaders: Examining the Effects of Portable Music Players on Perceived Crowding
An invasion of personal space occurs when levels of contact with others exceed desired levels of contact and can lead to feelings of crowding, anxiety and stress. The current study investigated whether the use of portable ...