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Impact of parental education on children's development
Parents' education, and in particular, mother's education is shown to have a positive effect on their children's outcomes. However, questions on its causality, channels by which the effect transmits and the relative ...
Creatures of habit: Perception, automation, and American modernism
Automated technologies have long characterized twentieth-century modernity, from automobiles and the assembly line to cinematic technology. Encompassing industrial production, scientific management, physiological investigations ...
"And we will live happily ever after, too": The effects of romantic narratives and parasocial relationship status with fictional characters on relationship evaluations
The present research examined the effects of romantic narratives - and the parasocial, or one-sided, relationships (PSRs) people may form with the fictional characters within those narratives - on relationship evaluations. ...
The Dignity for All Students Act: Implications for school bullying and harassment policies and practice
Bullying and harassment are widely regarded as pervasive issues, specifically for school-aged children across the United States. These experiences have been shown to impact academic success, attendance, emotional wellbeing, ...
Girls Growing in Wellness and Balance: Examining the efficacy of a parent program in eating disorder prevention
The present study seeks of investigate the effectiveness of Girls Growing in Wellness and Balance
Inequality, stress, and opportunity among Chinese university women
Rural and urban communities within China are worlds apart in most cultural and material dimensions. Each year university students migrate between these sectors. Understanding the psychosocial health consequences of this ...
Coping with an analogue traumatic stressor: Role of different coping methods
This study examined the role of two different coping methods on recovery from an analogue trauma (a film stressor) in a sample of college women. In particular, this report assessed whether women who used avoidance or ...
"Are they one of us or one of them?" : Cognitive dissonance and collective identity formation in the American republic
In this paper I will extend the conventional use of cognitive dissonance theory to investigate the processes of collective identity formation of Americans in the early republic. Understanding the processes of collective ...
Where do allies come from? An evaluation of a university Safe Zone program
Safe Zone (or Safe Space) programs are common on college campuses to encourage support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, (LGBTQ) and other people who identify as sexual and gender minorities. However, ...
Women in the police department: The impact of being a "token" in a male-dominated organization
This research tests hypotheses about sexual harassment of female police officers, and examines the impact of harassment on their psychological well being. The design is comparative: policewomen are compared to policemen ...