Carrie Pine

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According to emotional arousal theory (EAT), when emotionally aroused, obese people overeat and nonobese people do not. Lower socioeconomic-status urban obese and nonobese American Indians and White Americans were compared on a test of EAT. Subjects were administered the trait anxiety form of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory Scale (S-TAIS) and then(More)
Although men are far less likely than women to be victims of heterosexual assault, such cases have been reported with increasing frequency in recent years. We compared social judgments about male and female victims of heterosexual and homosexual rape and tested hypotheses concerning social cognitions that are assumed to underlie a male rape mythology. In a(More)
This paper describes the Advanced Text Exploitation Assistant (ATEA), a system developed to enable intelligence analysts to perform link analysis and visualization (A&V) from information in large volumes of unstructured text. One of the key design challenges that had to be addressed was that of imperfect Information Extraction (IE) technology. While IE(More)
This study compared the cognitive appraisals and incident ratings of urban American Indians (N = 50), Anglo-Americans (N = 50), and Hispanics (N = 47) on a revised version of the Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS). Results indicated no overall significant differences among the three ethnic groups. However, on comparison of individual life events items,(More)
Forty-eight students participated in a one-time personal growth group. Subjects were assigned to one of eight groups. Exercises were conducted to promote interpersonal contact, followed by feedback sessions. Four groups generated and exchanged feedback among group members. Statement lists were used as feedback in remaining groups. Within each set, one group(More)
Compared urban obese and non-obese American Indians and Caucasians on the Group Embedded Figures Test (N = 160). Results indicated an apparent relationship between obesity and field-dependence for Caucasians, but not for American Indians. American Indians were more field-dependent than Caucasians overall, which implies a social conformity factor. These(More)
Recent concerns over high incidences of obesity among various American Indian tribes and groups have been ignored by the psychological literature. Relationships between obesity and MMPI and I-E Scale scores have been reported without regard for ethnicity. This study compared urbanized obese and non-obese American Indians and Caucasians on the Mini-Mult MMPI(More)
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