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Biobehavioral responses to stress in females: tend-and-befriend, not fight-or-flight.
The human stress response has been characterized, both physiologically and behaviorally, as "fight-or-flight." Although fight-or-flight may characterize the primary physiological responses to stressExpand
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Reinterpreting the empathy-altruism relationship: when one into one equals oneness.
Important features of the self-concept can be located outside of the individual and inside close or related others. The authors use this insight to reinterpret data previously said to support theExpand
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Thinking about Choking? Attentional Processes and Paradoxical Performance
When pressure to perform is increased, individuals commonly perform worse than if there were no pressure ("choking under pressure'). Two mechanisms have been proposed to account for thisExpand
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Does Empathy Lead to Anything More Than Superficial Helping? Comment on Batson et al. (1997)
To properly test the hypothesis that empathy-associated helping is altruistic, one needs to (a) consider plausible nonaltruistic alternatives for the observed empathy–helping effects, (b) validly andExpand
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Post-exercise analgesia: replication and extension.
This study was designed to investigate whether post-exercise analgesia occurs following an ad lib exercise routine. All of the 17 male participants exercised on a regular basis. In an exerciseExpand
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HIV risk behavior and psychological correlates among native American women: an exploratory investigation.
Native American women are at increased risk for HIV infection, but few studies have studied this threat. To address this gap in the literature, we assessed HIV risk behavior and explored theExpand
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Motivational Strategies Can Enhance HIV Risk Reduction Programs
This article advances the view that motivational strategies can augment the effectiveness of skills-based HIV risk reduction interventions. We articulate the empirical and theoretical rationale for aExpand
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Relational dominance and mate-selection criteria: Evidence that males attend to female dominance
Abstract The present study argues that pressures associated with the threat of paternal uncertainty shaped a male mate-preference for relatively subordinate partners in the context of long- (highExpand
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Modeling condom-use stage of change in low-income, single, urban women.
This study was undertaken to identify and test a model of the cognitive antecedents to condom use stage of change in low-income, single, urban women. A convenience sample of 537 women (M=30 yearsExpand
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