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EEG desynchronization and serial learning
EEG correlates of serial learning were studies by examining two characteristics of EEG activation (mean or general level and peak level) in two groups of subjects, one of which was presented with a serial list for learning ...
The effect of size, value, and arrangement on perceived numerosity
Numerosity (perceived quantity) is shown in four experiments to vary with several factors: item-size, item-value, pattern size, and possibly the arrangement of items within patterns.
Overweight women who join weight reducing clubs and the internal-external personality trait
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between attempts made by overweight women to lose weight and the internal-external (I-E) personality dimension. It was hypothesized that: 1) Overweight ...
The relationship of leadership dimensions under conditions of stress
The present research examined the relationship between two leadership test, the Least-Preferred Co-Worker (LPC) scale and the Leadership Opinion Questionnaire (LOQ). The two instruments are claimed to measure two conceptually ...
The effect of anxiety, stress and type of task on problem solving performance
The present study examined the relationship between anxiety, stress, and the nature of the task. A total of 40 male and 60 female subjects were selected on the basis of their scores on two anxiety scales. Half of each group ...
An empirical test of norm-containment theory as applied to criminal behavior
Norm-containment theory (Reckless, 1961a, 1961b, 1962, 1967; Reckless and Dinitz, 1967; Reckless and Shoham, 1963) postulates that there are two containing buffers which steer the individual away from delinquency: ...
Sensation seeking: cognitive and psychophysical correlates
The large body of research on exploratory behaviour, early isolation, sensory deprivation, and sensory overload has suggested the hypothesis that organisms seek an optimal level of stimulation from their environment. ...