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Lifetime Video Game Consumption, Interpersonal Aggression, Hostile Sexism, and Rape Myth Acceptance
Although previous research has investigated relationships between media consumption, sexism, and rape myth acceptance (RMA), limited research has investigated video games despite their emergence asExpand
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A Role for the Self
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This study examines involuntary autobiographical memories (IAMs) that are triggered by video entertainment content so that we can better understand the interplay between our conception of self and our ability to relate to narratives. Expand
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Portrayals of Intimate Partner Violence in Music Videos: Effects on Perceptions of IPV Warning Signs
ABSTRACT The present research examined the effects of viewing music videos containing intimate partner violence (IPV) on minimization of warning signs of IPV, that is, perceiving that psychologicallyExpand
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Encouraging Mexican-Heritage Youth to Intervene When Friends Drink
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We hypothesized that as Mexican-heritage youth engage in targeted parent-child communication against alcohol, they are more likely to disapprove of and consider the negative consequences of drinking alcohol. Expand
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The Black catalyst to tweet: the role of discrimination experience, group identification, and racial agency in Black Americans’ instrumental use of Twitter
ABSTRACT The strong presence of Blacks on Twitter has attracted scholarly attention, but few empirical studies have provided a clear, theory-driven answer to the question of how Blacks use Twitter.Expand
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Predicting College Student Drinking and Smoking Intentions With Cognitively Accessible Attitudes and Norms
Understanding the factors that make college students more likely to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes is key to developing effective interventions in order to reduce these behaviors. This studyExpand
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Prototypes of drinkers and accessibility of injunctive norms predict college drinking
A self-report survey of first-year college students (n = 421; 46% female) included measures of perceived prototype, attitude and injunctive norm accessibility, past drinking behavior, and futureExpand
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Exploring STI Screening Intentions and Behaviors in Relationships: Integrating Individual and Relational Determinants
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