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Neurodiversity and the Use of Art to Facilitate Communicating Emotions; A Preliminary Study
This research study explored whether art can be used to facilitate communicating emotions among individuals with ASD. A total of ten participants were included in this study. Five participants were diagnosed with ASD and ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Review of Mary Carruthers' The Craft of Thought: Meditation, Rhetoric and the Making of Images, 400-1200 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1998, xviii + 399 pages)
A review of Mary Carruther's The Craft of Thought: Meditation, Rhetoric and the Making of Images, 400-1200 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1998, xviii + 399 pages). The response to the review by Mary ...
Being in the Therapeutic Encounter: A Descriptive Phenomenological Investigation of Novice Therapist Presence
This study investigated the phenomenon of therapeuticpresencefrom the vantage point ofnovicetherapistsearly in their clinical training.Although existential-humanistic philosophy and various approaches to psychotherapyhave ...
Revisiting the Concept of Adaptive Familial Roles and Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA): Forty Years Later
The term adult children of alcoholics (ACOAs) refers to adults who have grown up in a home with at least one alcoholic parent. ACOAs have often been studied as a homogenous group without examining type of family dysfunction. ...
The Development of Infants' Expectations for Event Timing
The ability to process and incorporate temporal information into behaviour is necessary for functioning in our environment. While previous research has extended adults temporal processing capacity onto infants, little ...
Ambivalence as a Moderator of Treatment Outcomes in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Although there is a robust finding documenting the efficacy of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in treating anxiety, a significant proportion of clients fail to respond optimally to treatment. A major focus of psychotherapy ...
Understanding Attention and Intermodal Processing Difficulties in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Problems with social orienting, attention, and intermodal processing (IMP) involving social events are considered to be important deficits in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The present study aimed to better ...
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 ...
Bilinguialism Gives Children Cognitive Advantage
Bilingual children perform better than monolingual children in tasks that demand executive control. They are able to focus better on a task, in the presence of distractions.
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 ...
Humanasonics: Compositions Inspired by Anthropological Human Universals
Human universals are the commonalitiesthe onenessof mankind, and anthropology is charged with their study. Universals form a general, immutable foundational theory of humanity. The purpose of this thesis is to show how ...