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Density dependent extinction : phase II
In two separate experiments, an 8 rat 8 station operant arena was used to study resistance to extinction to test learning and optimal foraging theories of behaviour. The learning theory, called the generalized decrement ...
Identity development and perceived parental behaviour as sources of adolescent egocentrism
Adolescent egocentrism involves heightened self-consciousness and feelings of uniqueness and invulnerability (Elkind, 1967). Some studies have found that adolescent egocentrism is associated with identity development, ...
Loneliness : an examination of the nonverbal behaviors that accompany self-disclosures in unstructured conversations
Loneliness is an interpersonal problem that involves a lack of intimacy and inappropriate self-disclosure patterns. Double bind theory predicts that high selfdisclosures should normally be accompanied by highintimate nonverbal ...
Relationships between self-discrepancies, emotions and depression in males and females
Self-discrepancy theory postulates that individuals who experience selfdiscrepancies feel uncomfortable, or disturbed, and may manifest emotional problems such as depression, dejection or agitation. This study examined ...
Study on the effects of therapist contact on progressive muscular relaxation training for mixed migraine and tension headaches
The effectiveness of home-based relaxation and therapist-contact relaxation treatment for headaches were evaluated in comparison to a waiting list control group. A group of 30 subjects diagnosed as suffering mixed ...
Word attributes predict the speed of translation from English to French : (Do they do so by facilitating first language processing?)
It has been found that some attributes of a word predict how easy it will be to translate that word into a second language (Murray, 1986) . It is not clear whether these attributes are specific to translation itself or ...