Psychology

University of Exeter
Psychology
Jasper L.Y. Ho

A few recent research have uniquely found that Highly-Sensitive People, meaning people with high sensory-processing sensitivity (SPS), were no longer more vulnerable than their non- sensitive counterparts when the negative environment influences...

National University of Singapore
Psychology
Natalya Jia Yu Wickramisuriya

The Sensitivity to Instructor Criticism Scale (SICS) is a 22-item self-report scale developed to detect levels of sensitivity to instructor criticism that exceed the normal threshold, resulting in negative repercussions on undergraduates’ mental...

James Cook University Singapore
Psychology
Valerie Toh

Video games have been popular since the 1970s, but it was not until the appearance of gaming consoles like the Sega Saturn (Sega, 1994) and Sony PlayStation (Sony Interactive Entertainment, 1994) that research on the impact of gaming on players...

University of Toronto
Psychology
Danning Zhang

Insight problems are distinguished from non-insight problems by their unique problem solving phenomenology. Specifically, insight problem solving entails an impasse and a sudden ah-ha moment. This paper focuses on explaining the presence of...

Western University
Psychology
Hunster Yang

Cognitive control is used in everyday life to inhibit inherent thoughts and actions to successfully complete a given task. The current investigation used a subset of the overall data set from a larger study (Wilk & Morton, 2012). Participants...

Western University
Psychology
Hunster Yang

The prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimers disease (AD), has been progressively increasing each year, in which AD is now the sixth leading cause of death in the United States (Alzheimer's Association, 2017). The effects of...

The Open University
Psychology
Lynne Wong

Objectives
This study uses discourse analysis to explore womens discourses of mid-life and menopause. It is suggested that discourses are influenced by socially available discursive resources and that these are drawn upon to provide...

The Open University
Psychology
Robert Walker

This project aims to consider the role of enduring pain in endurance performance from a psychological perspective. Pain is defined as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described...

Brown University
Psychology
Elaine Tran

In the popular press and scientific literature, the Mozart Effect is the subject of intense debate. While toy companies and parenting books are quick to tout the transformative powers of Mozarts music, the psychology and neuroscience community is...

King's College London
Psychology
Cameron Touron

Conflicting research has been published surrounding the decoy effect and its generalisability. The decoy effect occurs when an additional option is added to a set of two equivalent choices (that dominate each other on the alternative dimension of...