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312401785 Males' impressions of masculine and feminine female sport fans vs. non-fans.  
This study was an extension of Wann, Schinner, and Keenan's (2001) research on male sport fans' and non-fans' impressions of female fans. The current investigation examined whether the gender role...
312401784 Temperature-dependent conditioned salivation responses to auditory stimuli: informative cues that make one "pucker up".  
Flavor manipulation of foods is an ongoing area of research that has explored how sensory interactions contribute to learned food preferences. While the bulk of literature pertaining to...
312401783 The impact of affect on resource development: support for the broaden-and-build model.  
The broaden-and-build model has described the evolutionary benefits of positive emotions as broadening people's thoughts and actions in a manner that allows the building of cognitive, social,...
312401782 The development of the Therapy Presupposition Inventory (TPI).  
The authors describe 3 interrelated investigations in the development of the Therapy Presupposition Inventory (TPI). The TPI was designed to measure therapist presuppositions to assess...
312401781 The coupled effects of functional labeling and approach--vs. avoidance-oriented statements on dyadic academic performance.  
We presented a modified procedure of the functional labeling technique as an educational tool. The standard labeling procedure is a persuasion strategy that consists of assigning a label to a...
312401780 The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for PTSD in New York City transit workers: a preliminary evaluation.  
While Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a standard treatment for PTSD, there has been little or no research on the treatment efficacy of CBT for PTSD in transit workers. This was a...
312401779 Sleep positions and personality: Zuckerman-Kuhlman's big five, creativity, creativity styles, and hypnotizability.  
Dunkell's (1977) pioneering work suggested possible associations between sleep positions and personality traits. We located only two studies since Dunkell's that provide general support to the...
312401778 "Say it with flowers" ... to female drivers: hitchhikers holding flowers and driver behavior.  
Research has found that flowers are associated with positive emotions. French motorists, both male and female (N = 2000) were tested in a hitchhiking situation. Five male and female confederates...
312401777 Brief report on men's bodies and mood: correlates between depressive symptoms and muscle dysmorphia symptoms.  
In his etiological model, Grieve (2007) postulated that negative mood states contribute to the development of muscle dysmorphia. It was expected that there would be a positive correlation between...
312401776 The relationship between volunteer experience quality and adolescent bullying.  
This study investigated the relationships among students' perceptions of their prior volunteer experiences, current involvement in bullying behaviors, and emotional and social intelligence. A...
312401775 Personality, gender, and background predictors of partner preferences.  
Heterosexual participants (N=175) rated the desirability of 21 characteristics categorized into six areas (ability, personality, character, physical, resources, and values) in a possible...
312401774 The SAT does not need to be so time consuming: the predictive validity of a brief version of the SAT.  
A brief, easily scored version of the SAT is as predictive of academic performance in college as is achievement on the standard SAT. Specifically, tests given to 890 university students found that...
312401773 Coping profiles and psychological distress: a cluster analysis.  
Examining patterns (or profiles) of coping strategies, such as individuals' relative reliance on some coping strategies and de-emphasis on others, is an advantageous way to understand how...
312401772 The impact of musical training on the phonological memory and the central executive: a brief report.  
Several investigations have demonstrated the positive impact of music on a wide array of cognitive skills. Working memory has been implicated as the underlying factor responsible for the...
312401771 Predicting success in introductory psychology from early testing: high consistency and low trajectory in multiple-choice test performance.  
Introductory Psychology students in large lecture classes are likely to be evaluated based on performance on multiple-choice tests. The multiple-choice test format is favored for its efficiency,...
312401770 Relationship between mood and susceptibility to emotional contagion: is positive mood more contagious?  
Emotional contagion or the tendency to mimic emotional expressions and experiences of others in a social interaction is likely to be influenced by affect or the existing mood of the individual....
288873879 Object appearance and scene viewpoint cannot be recognized in conjunction.  
People typically perform well on memory tests for pictures, even when the test requires memory for visual details of individual objects. Recently, Varakin and Loschky (2010) demonstrated that...
288873878 Care reasoning in interpersonal relationships: cognition about moral obligation and personal choice.  
Reasoning of European American late adolescents (N = 120) about moral responsibility in interpersonal relationships (parent-child and friend) was examined by interviewing them about situations of...
288873877 An interview with Ruth Perednik: treating selective mutism.  
Ruth Perednik discusses effective treatment methods for selective mutism (SM). She describes the characteristics of children with SM and their families, as well as the treatment method she...
288873876 Auditory feedback effects in word identification.  
The current study looked at the influence of auditory feedback in a lexical decision paradigm. Experiment one tested whether any environmental influences, such as instruction manipulation, in a...
288873875 Workplace gender bias: not just between strangers.  
The causes of the gender pay gap in the United States have received considerable attention. Researchers have suggested that market forces and individual choices explain most if not all differences...
288873874 A qualitative analysis of grandparents' expressions of affection for their young adult grandchildren.  
The purpose of this study was to examine how grandparents express affection for their young adult grandchildren. Undergraduate students (N =184) were asked to provide as many responses as possible...
288873873 Bullying behaviors and attachment styles.  
Peer victimization has become highly prevalent in western schools with some studies showing that as many as 50% of high school students report having victimized or been victimized (Gaul, 2010)....
288873872 The immediate effects of sugar consumption on females' satisfaction with weight and shape.  
Society's obsession with thinness affects how women view food. For women with body size concerns, high sugar foods are among those considered forbidden; the consumption of such foods is associated...
288873871 Pornography actors: a qualitative analysis of motivations and dislikes.  
There is a paucity of research on individuals who perform in x-rated films because this group of actors represents a difficult-to-access population. The current study used a discovery oriented...
288873870 Do you love me, too? Perceptions of responses to I love you.  
The purpose of the present study was to determine how women and men react to different responses to I love you, and to investigate how likely women and men are to use these responses. To explore...
288873869 Ajzen's theory of planned behavior as it relates to eating disorders and body satisfaction.  
Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) maintains that an individual's behavior can be predicted based on attitudes, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control, and especially, intentions....
288873868 Undergraduate college students' perceptions of psychologists.  
We surveyed undergraduate students' perceptions of professional psychologists' characteristics as well as their competency. Overall, psychologists were viewed positively on dimensions surveyed and...
288873867 Cognitive ability and celebrity worship revisited.  
We sought to conceptually replicate a previous finding, namely that persons who tend to 'worship' celebrities also tend to score low on measures of cognitive ability. We administered the...
288873866 The effect of imagery instruction on memory.  
Past literature shows a very controversial history associated with the bizarreness effect; studies contradict each other on whether bizarreness actually results in any significant human memory...
288873865 Color and saturation effects on perception: the Hermann Grid.  
The Hermann Grid is a visual illusion consisting of black squares arranged in a grid with white bars separating the squares. Most people report seeing a fuzzy grey dot at the intersections of the...
288873864 Pessimistic attributional style and cardiac symptom experiences: self-efficacy as a mediator.  
This study tested the hypothesis that self-efficacy mediates the relationship between pessimistic attributional style and experiences of cardiac symptoms among a sample of cardiac rehabilitation...
281111807 Online drinking: an exploratory study of alcohol use and intoxication during internet activity.  
Despite the commonplace use of the internet for socializing and recreating, little is known about alcohol use during online activity. This study investigates the prevalence of online drinking...
281111806 The head and shoulders psychology of success project: an examination of perceptions of Olympic athletes.  
This project investigated the psychology of success among current and former Olympic athletes. Four themes were targeted: the impact of fan support, perceptions of the home field advantage, the...
281111805 Taste interacts with sound symbolism.  
The present study investigated whether the sense of an incongruent taste would influence the manifestation of sound symbolism wherein vowels (rounded, nonrounded) tend to evoke corresponding...
281111804 Does religious faith improve test performance?  
In two related studies we sought to determine if reminding persons of one's religious faith would cue an increase in self-efficacy and perseverance that would lead to better performance on an...
281111803 An interview with Jim Flynn about the Flynn effect.  
281111802 Paranormal beliefs then and now.  
Levels of paranormal belief in a recent (2010) sample of university students were, overall, lower than levels reported by Tobacyk and Milford (1983) in a similar population. Relative levels of...
281111801 Pain threshold and tolerance differences among intercollegiate athletes: implication of past sports injuries and willingness to compete among sports teams.  
Research has shown that previous experience with pain has a desensitizing effect on pain threshold and tolerance. In Phase I, athletes underwent a cold pressor pain test. Athletes participating...
281111800 Postformal thinking as a predictor of creativity and of the identification and appreciation of irony and metaphor.  
The purpose of this study was to replicate postformal thinking as a predictor of creativity and to investigate whether it would also predict the identification and the subjective appreciation of...
281111799 An examination of post 9-11 attitudes towards Arab Americans.  
Our study assessed prejudicial attitudes and behavioral intentions toward and profiling at airport security of Americans of Arabic descent and to assess word associations with the word Arab. While...
281111798 Competitiveness and individualism-collectivism in Bali and the U.S.  
Competitiveness is an important individual difference variable that influences behavior across a range of social domains; however, surprisingly few studies have examined competitiveness from...
281111797 The Kinaesthetic Fusion Effect: fast-forward 30 years.  
This study investigated the Kinaesthetic Fusion Effect (KFE) first described by Craske and Kenny in 1981. The current study did not replicate these findings following a change in the reporting...
281111796 "If I wait, my partner will do it:" the role of conscientiousness as a mediator in the relation of academic procrastination and perceived social loafing.  
The relations of academic procrastination with perceived social loafing and conscientiousness among undergraduate study-group partners were examined. Using 70 dyads (140 students: 87 women, 53...
281111795 The influence of peer sexual activity upon college students' sexual behavior.  
This study examined the following questions: Would greater sexual knowledge by college students relate to greater self-reported sexual activity; would perception of greater peer sexual activity...
281111794 The role of father involvement in the perceived psychological well-being of young adult daughters: a retrospective study.  
Scholars propose a typology for adolescent daughters' well-being in father/daughter relationships that includes engagement, accessibility, and responsibility. The purpose of this study was...
281111793 The relationship between anger and other correlates of eating disorders in women.  
Understanding the correlates of eating pathology may contribute to the design of therapeutic interventions used to treat eating disorders. This study examines three correlates of eating pathology...
281111792 Relationship maintenance strategy use by romantic attachment style.  
This study investigated the relationship between adult romantic attachment style and relationship maintenance strategies of 101 postsecondary students. Instruments used included the Experiences...
276353296 The impact of color on ratings of "girl" and "boy" toys.  
Undergraduates viewed a series of pictures of toys from online sources, identified by the source as for boys, girls, or both, and for infants, 4-6year-olds, or 10-12-year-olds. Participants in...
274955419 The relationship between eating attitudes, body image and perceived family-of-origin climate among college athletes.  
Previous research indicates that eating disordered behavior is prevalent among college students, particularly women. Other studies have found body image discomfort and disordered eating patterns...

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