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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.
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.
Untrustworthy People Grab Our Attention - Whether We Want Them to or Not
Our automatic attention to injustices and untrustworthy people has the potential to distract us from more relevant concerns. It can make us overly cautious and wary of risk-taking. It can even cause errors in decision-making. ...
Retribution Drives Our Decisions to Punish, but Punishment Is Not the Only Moral Choice
When people decide to punish others, their choice is driven almost entirely by retribution. However, the decision not to punish, although often interpreted as self-interested or morally disinterested, may in fact be based ...
People Who Punish or Reward Tend to Moralize Even Conventional Behaviour
Managers who have to reward or punish others may be prone to moralizing. This can create problems because it may make the manager less tolerant of errant behavior while others in the social group, who may be wary of ...
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.
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 ...
Revolutionary Subjectivity in the Thought of Karl Marx
This dissertation demonstrates several theses in relation to key components of Marxs philosophy that conventional interpretations either misrepresent or overlook. The chief thesis concerns his idea of revolutionary ...
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.
Examining Intra-and Inter-Personal Emotion Regulation, Psychopathology, Well-Being, and Relationship Quality in Emerging Adulthood
Identifying components of emotion regulation (ER) that contribute to emerging adults (18-29 years) psychosocial outcomes is crucial to promoting their development. This study aimed to identify emerging adults intra- and ...
People That Are Abused by Their Family Members Need Specialized Treatments to Cope with Their Trauma
People who have experienced abuse by a family member have a hard time confronting these experiences in the future. Effective therapy requires the patient to bring up their painful experiences and also recognize that it was ...
Failure Influences How Men View Their Bodies
When men fail, they feel bad about their general appearance and physical ability – but when they fail to a woman, men see themselves as less muscular. Men view their masculinity through the amount of muscle they have. The ...
Reading Fiction Predicts People's Empathy
Reading fiction, in and of itself, predicts people’s empathy. People who read fiction tend to feel that they have more social support than those who read non- fiction.
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.
Hugo Münsterberg: a German Jew (?) in America
An historical account by Jan-Christopher Horak of Hugo Münsterberg's life and work in America – or, more exactly, upon the nature and consequences of being a German Jew at work within Harvard University during the first ...