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An Experimental Investigation of Ways to Negate the Harmful Effects of Fat Talk
Fat talk refers to self-disparaging remarks made about one’s weight or shape and has been associated with a number of negative outcomes. Two experimental studies investigated the ability of different conversational responses ...
The Inspiration of Boredom: An Investigation of the Relationship Between Boredom and Creativity
The present thesis investigated the novel question of whether boredom could inspire creativity through two studies, the first focusing on trait creativity and the second on creative performance. The results reflect boredom ...
The Impact of Resistance on Empathy in Cognitive - Behavioural Therapy
The present study sought to explore the impact of resistance on client perceptions of therapist empathy, and examine client-rated empathy as a mediator of the impact of resistance on therapy outcomes in the context of 44 ...
Fractionating Executive Control in the Human Brain: A Within-Subjects fMRI Study
Executive control processes have been found to cluster around three factors: updating, inhibition and task switching. However, few studies have directly investigated the fractionation of executive control in the brain, and ...
Effects of Practice on Learning and Retention of Tool-Related Motor Skills in Parkinson's Disease
Previous research revealed that individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) show preserved learning of tool-related motor skills within a session. However, as a possible result of striatal dysfunction, retention has been ...
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 ...