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An examination of defensive accommodation to threat: exploring the conditions under which people will modify their protective beliefsDownload
Although terror management research has focused extensively on defensive responses to threat such as derogation, scant research to date has assessed alternative responses. One such alternative, termed accommodation, involves accepting and incorporating parts of the threatening information into...
Animal cognition and animal personality: Individual differences in exploratory behaviour, learning, vocal output, and hormonal response in an avian modelDownload
The foremost goal of this thesis is to integrate the study of animal cognition with the field of animal personality. In the early 20th century, Pavlov integrated these fields by describing an interaction between associative learning and dogs that exhibited different behavioural types. Since...
The lack of a well-accepted definition of cyberbullying has become a serious issue for the field of research. I surveyed 545 students, parents, and teachers to determine how they described bullies and cyberbullies and whether they applied academic definitional criteria to their concepts of...
Although many researchers have incorporated concepts related to the human essence in their research, there has yet been a measure to quantify the degree to which one believes that there is a human essence. In the current studies, a belief in human essentialism scale (BHES) is developed,...
How Salience of Consistency Norms Affects Individual Differences in Ambivalent Answering in North AmericansDownload
Previous studies have found a positive relationship between trait dialecticism and ambivalent answering (Church et al., 2012; Hamamura et al., 2008). The current study explored how this relationship is affected for situational personality tests after manipulating the saliency of consistency norms...
English Canadian stereotyping of ethnic groups: The implications of warmth and competence stereotypes for intergroup affect, behaviour and attitudesDownload
This study examined the stereotypes, affect, behaviours and attitudes held by 167 English Canadian university students toward 16 ethnic groups. Participants completed a questionnaire which assessed their perceptions of each group’s competence and warmth (derived from the Stereotype Content Model;...