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On the Attitudinal Consequences of Being Mindful
- G. Haddock, C. Foad, Ben Windsor-Shellard, Sebastian Dummel, I. Adarves‐Yorno
- PsychologyPersonality & social psychology bulletin
- 1 February 2017
A series of studies examined whether mindfulness is associated with the experience of attitudinal ambivalence, finding that mindful individuals expressed greater comfort holding ambivalent views and reported feeling ambivalent less often and that there was no link between the amount ofAmbivalence and negative affect among more mindful individuals.
The Salience of Children Increases Adult Prosocial Values
- Lukas J. Wolf, Sapphira R. Thorne, G. Maio
- PsychologySocial Psychological and Personality Science
- 26 February 2021
Organizations often put children front and center in campaigns to elicit interest and support for prosocial causes. Such initiatives raise a key theoretical and applied question that has yet to be…
The medium can influence the message: Print-based versus digital reading influences how people process different types of written information.
- G. Haddock, C. Foad, Victoria Saul, W. Brown, Rose Thompson
- PsychologyBritish journal of psychology
- 1 August 2020
Participants' interest in weight loss showed evidence of a matching effect - participants were more interested in losing weight when a modern solution to obesity article was presented on an iPad compared to a printed format.
The limitations of polling data in understanding public support for COVID-19 lockdown policies
It is found that the majority of people support most public health measures introduced, but that they also see significant side effects of these policies, and that they consider many of these side effects as unacceptable in a cost–benefit analysis.
On the attitudinal consequences of being mindful: Links between mindfulness and attitudinal ambivalence
A series of studies examined whether mindfulness is associated with the experience of attitudinal ambivalence. Studies 1A and 1B found that mindful individuals expressed greater comfort holding…
How do people conceptualize mindfulness?
While the concept of mindfulness is ubiquitous, its meaning is ambiguous, with limited knowledge about how it is understood by the general public. Understanding how laypeople perceive mindfulness and…
Developments in the Implicit, Self-Report, and Meta-Measurement of Human Values
Attitudes and Values
Attitudes are people’s likes and dislikes toward anything and anyone that can be evaluated. This can be something as concrete as a mosquito that is tormenting you during the night or as abstract and…
Effect of linguistic framing and information provision on attitudes towards induced seismicity and seismicity regulation
Shale gas is an expanding energy source worldwide, yet ‘fracking’ remains controversial. Amongst public concerns is induced seismicity (tremors). The UK had the most stringent induced seismicity…
G347 How do we think, feel, and behave towards children? developing the child attitude components scale
- LJ Wolf, G. Maio, G. Haddock, C. Foad, V. Costin, E. Webb
- PsychologyBRITISH ASSOCIATION OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT…
- 1 May 2019
The research shows that the CACS is a reliable and valid measure of adults’ attitudes towards children and can help explain and improve adult treatment and decision-making concerning children, including the development of public policy.