Advances in Psychology Research, Volume 26
Serge P. Shohov
Nova Publishers, 2003 - Psychology - 173 pages
This book presents original research results on the leading edge of psychology. Each chapter has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial advances across a broad spectrum. Contents: Preface; COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY -- Problem Focused Coping and Worry: the Mediating Role of Meta-Cognitions; General Trends and Individual Differences: Perspectives on Normal Speech Development; Automatic Processes in Face Recognition; Ideologies in Reasoning: The Influence of Social Group and Shared Values; Attentional Instructions can Modulate Repetition Priming from Single Words: Evidence for the Role of Mental Set in Word Perception; BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY -- From Necessity To Pleasure: Individual Differences in Instrumental and Stimulating Risk Attitudes; Toward an Understanding of the Sources of Influence on Male and Female Executive Decision-Making Under Risk and Uncertainty: Individual, Group and Organisational-Level Factors; Agreement Errors and Object Attraction; BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY -- A New Approach to the Multivariate Genetic Analysis of the Consistency and Variability of the Big Five; EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY -- Darwinian Support for Single-Participant Designs; Index.
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