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- 1Arndt, Jody
- 1Chan, Michelle
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- 1Reddon, Adam R.
This dissertation examines the association between the emotional dominance of verbs and the perception, or inference, of character gender. In the context of this dissertation, emotional dominance is described as the perceived level of power, or control, exerted by a verb. I hypothesize that when...
Brain and behavioural reflections of distracted driving associated with emotion processing and social factorsDownload
Driving is a complex task that requires a high level of attention for the safe operation of a motor vehicle. However, the human attention system is limited in capacity, and distraction arises when there is a competition for attention from non-driving related activities. When insufficient...
Neural Correlates of Emotion-Cognition Interactions in Healthy Functioning and Adolescent PsychopathologyDownload
The current dissertation implemented two large studies involving brain imaging and behavioral methods to expand our current understanding of the impact of emotion on cognition. Study one focused on the immediate and long-term impact of emotion on cognition in healthy functioning. Study two...
Dialectical Constructivism: The Integration of Emotion, Autobiographical Memory, and Narrative Identity in Anorexia NervosaDownload
The main purpose of this research project was to use the Dialectical Constructivist Theory as a guiding framework for investigating development difficulties in the construction of self in Anorexia Nervosa (AN). The Dialectical Constructivist Theory suggests that humans construct views of the...
This study assessed the degree to which athletes (199 male, 144 female, M age = 30.78 years, SD = 7.93) with different profiles of perfectionism differed in terms of their emotional and cognitive responses to personal failure in low- and high-criticality situations in the sport of curling....
Studies were conducted to investigate relationships between trait emotion regulation variables (including reappraisal and suppression) and selective attention to negative emotional information. Correlation analyses of data in experiment 1 showed that trait-suppression was related to early...
Cerebral lateralization was once thought to be unique to humans, but is now known to be widespread among the vertebrates. Lateralization appears to confer cognitive advantages upon those that possess it. Despite the taxonomic ubiquity and described advantages of lateralization, substantial...