Advances in Psychology Research, Volume 10

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Nova Publishers, 2002 - Psychology - 204 pages
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Contents: Cognitive Psychology -- The oblique effect in the visual perception of orientations; Behavioural psychology: suicidal statements made by children who witness family violence: A black and white comparison; Fear, belief, and terrorism. Social Psychology -- Comparison strategies in response to threat: when does social comparison make a difference?; Linear confirmatory models for MTMM matrices: the case of several indicators per trait-method combination; Gender role stereotyping in television advertisements: a comparative study of British and Serbian television. Biological Psychology -- Perceptions of control over health: implications for sense of self in healthy and ill older adults; Cerebral asymmetry of emotions. Evolutionary Psychology -- Base rate neglect: a focus on the methodology of the engineer-lawyer paradigm.
 

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Contents

The Oblique Effect in the Visual Perception of Orientations
3
Behavioral Psychology
29
Suicidal Statements Made by Children Who Witness Family Violence A Black and White Comparison
31
Fear Belief and Terrorism
45
Social Psychology
69
Comparison Strategies in Response to Threat When Does Social Comparison Make a Difference?
71
Linear Confirmatory Models for MTMM Matrices The Case of Several Indicators Per TraitMethod Combination
99
Gender Role Stereotyping in Television Advertisements A Comparative Study of British and Serbian Television
123
Biological Psychology
143
Perceptions of Control over Health Implications for Sense of Self in Healthy and Ill Older Adults
145
Cerebral Asymmetry of Emotions
165
Evolutionary Psychology
183
Base Rate Neglect A Focus on the Methodology of the EngineerLawyer Paradigm
185
Index
199
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