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The Investment Model Scale: Measuring commitment level, satisfaction level, quality of alternatives, and investment size
Three studies evaluated the reliability and validity of the Investment Model Scale, an instrument designed to measure four constructs, including commitment level and three bases ofExpand
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Remaining in an Abusive Relationship: An Investment Model Analysis of Nonvoluntary Dependence
Rusbult's investment model is used to understand the conditions under which individuals are likely to remain in abusive relationships. Analyses of data from intake interviews at a shelter forExpand
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Positive illusion in close relationships
The literature regarding self-other comparisons suggests that self-enhancing perceptions are prevalent, including forms of “illusion” such as excessively positive self-evaluation, unrealisticExpand
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Database access and problem solving in the basic sciences.
This study examined the potential contribution that access to a database of biomedical information may offer in support of problem-solving exercises when personal knowledge is inadequate. Thirty-sixExpand
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Do optimists distort their predictions for future positive and negative events
Abstract Trait optimism as measured by the Life Orientation Test was explored as a predictor of judgemental distortions for positive and negative events within varying time-frames. Subjects wereExpand
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Research Paper: Information Retrieved from a Database and the Augmentation of Personal Knowledge
OBJECTIVE To assess the degree to which information retrieved from a biomedical database can augment personal knowledge in addressing novel problems, and how the ability to retrieve informationExpand
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Visual information and the diagnosis of chest pain
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Domain knowledge and information retrieval in bacteriology: an information science perspective
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What Price Multitasking? Optimizing OS/2® with an Eye Toward SAS® Software
Power demands its price. As the most powerful computer peratlng system for the Intel platform, OS/2 exacts its due through complex system setup and optimiZation. While the novice user might feelExpand