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- 2Chen, Jiawen
- 2Hall, David L.
- 2Hill, Kenneth Anthony
- 2Ito, Kenichi
- 2Loepelmann, Karsten A.
- 2Ratcliffe, William D.
- 9Reinforcement (Psychology)
- 8Mood (Psychology)
- 7Motivation (Psychology)
Many adult concepts can be represented in taxonomies – hierarchical systems in which concepts are differentiated into varying levels of abstraction (e.g., musical instrument, wind instrument, flute) related by class inclusion (a flute is a wind instrument and a wind instrument is a musical...
Transition Theory: Evidence from Personal Transitions and Their Role in the Contents and Organization of Autobiographical MemoriesDownload
The retrieval curve of autobiographical memories across the lifespan is not an Ebbinghaus forgetting curve; it peaks at adolescence and early adulthood. One mainstream theory of autobiographical memory uses “the self” to explain the reminiscence bump and other phenomena in the field. In this...
Black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) are a species of North American songbirds commonly studied for their unique vocalizations. The two most studied vocalizations are their fee-bee song, used for mating and territory defense, and their name-sake chick-a-dee call, which has multiple...
Optimism, Pessimism, and Terror Management: Evidence That Strategic Optimists Experience DTA Using Incongruent Self-Regulation After Self-esteem ThreatDownload
Terror management theory (TMT) has accumulated a large literature over the past two decades, but has yet to examine whether forms of optimism and pessimism serve a terror management function. The present study tested the death thought accessibility (DTA) hypothesis using a general self-esteem...
Everyday Physical Activity and Mobility Affect Executive Function Performance and Change in Older Adults: Evaluating Independent and Moderating Effects of Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s DiseaseDownload
Objective: Among older adults, everyday physical activity (EPA) and mobility (MOB) are important contributors to age-related variability and change in executive functioning (EF). However, the role of these health and lifestyle influences may be moderated by genetic factors, especially those known...
Shadow of a man: On the relationship between threats to masculinity and negative attitudes toward homosexualsDownload
A large body of literature suggests that masculinity is a fragile construct. Unlike femininity, which has continued to evolve, modern notions of heteronormative masculinity remain ossified and defined mainly by their opposition to that which is not masculine. Research has shown that challenges...