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Retaliatory Aggressive Driving: A Justice Perspective
Aggressive driving behaviours such as rude hand gestures, horn honking, tailgating, or causing damage to another vehicle continue to be a threat to motorist well-being. Based on the General Aggression Model and the ...
Reflecting and Shaping the Self through Avatars: The Relationship between Avatars, Identity, and Personal Needs
Individuals frequently engage with virtual environments through the use of characters that represent the self, known as avatars. This dissertation focuses on two primary research questions: (1) how do avatars reflect ...
An Examining of Economic Stress and its Impact on Financial Risk-taking Through Perceptions of Control
The current project consists of two studies that explore the theoretical framework linking economic stress and financial risk-taking, with a focus on the importance of perceived control. Specifically, it was hypothesized ...
The Self in Time: The Impact of Past-Focus on Well-Being and Intergroup Relations
Time perspective is a fundamental human capacity that shapes thoughts, feelings, and behaviors about the self and others. The present research explores the associations between subjective time, both positive and negative ...
Charmed I'm Sure: Do Charismatic People Have More Satisfying Sexual and Romantic Relationships?
High quality romantic relationships are a key predictor of health and well-being, but sexual dissatisfaction and frequent conflict can make it challenging to maintain relationship quality over time. Personality traits, ...