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The relationship of patterns of creativity and Machiavellianism to leadership, self-actualization, authoritarianism, and alienation
The purpose of this study was to investigate patterns of creativity and Machiavellianism and how they relate to leadership, self-actualization, authoritarianism, and alienation. Creativity and Machiavellianism served as ...
Effects of postnatal experience on avoidance, shock sensitivity and open-field behavior of two selectively bred strains of rats
The effects of postnatal experience on avoidance, shock sensitivity, and open-field behavior were investigated in the Roman high avoidance (RHA/Lu) and the Roman low avoidance (RLA/Lu) selectively bred strains of rats.
Personal space: the relationship to mode of field approach
The literature pertaining to personal space and field-dependency is ambiguous with reference to the nature of the relationship between these two variables. The present study proposed to explore the possible relationship ...
An investigation of the role of the amygdala in taste aversion learning
Contemporary theories of amygdaloid function postulate that the amygdala is involved in the association of events with aversive consequences or in the inhibition of responses. Experiment 1 investigated the possibility that ...
The effects of success and failure on self-esteem and locus of control
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effects of success and failure on self-esteem, locus of control and the relationship between these two variables. One hundred and four introductory psychology ...
The effects of hippocampal stimulation in a one-trial appetive learning situation
The phenomenon of retrograde amnesia has been widely investigated in connection with the study of memory consolidation. Localized electrical stimulation of the brain has been useful in examining the degree of involvement ...
Inducing liquid conservation in children using a modified Halford learning theory model
Contingent upon their ability to perform a conservation of liquid substance test, two groups of Ss were selected for experimental treatment: 20 natural conservers (NTC), and 40 non-conservers (N-C). The N-C were randomly ...
Qualitative differences in the effects of food and water on learned behavior
Experimental interest for the present research stemmed from the traditionally accepted notion that qualitatively different reinforcers, such as food and water, have similar effects on learning. The present investigation ...
The response to frustration of physically fit and unfit individuals
Fifty-two male and 40 female undergraduates were tested for their levels of physical fitness as determined by predicted maximal oxygen uptake. By selecting the top and bottom ten subjects for each sex a fit and unfit group ...
Academic achievement, personality and boarding home habits of Ojibwa high school students
The present study was undertaken for the purpose of gathering objective information pertaining to the nature of the Ojibwa personality as well as investigating the role of the native personality structure in school ...