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Focalism: a source of durability bias in affective forecasting.
- T. Wilson, T. Wheatley, J. Meyers, D. Gilbert, D. Axsom
- Medicine, Psychology
- Journal of personality and social psychology
- 1 May 2000
The durability bias, the tendency to overpredict the duration of affective reactions to future events, may be due in part to focalism, whereby people focus too much on the event in question and not… Expand
Application of decision theory to DUI assessment.
- B. Leshowitz, J. Meyers
- Psychology, Medicine
- Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
- 1 October 1996
The application of decision theory to screening of driving under the influence (DUI) offenders is illustrated in an evaluation study that investigated the validity of a structured interview and a… Expand
Early Avian Research at the Savannah River Site: Historical Highlights and Possibilities for the Future
Avian biology was a major component of early research and baseline surveys. The focus of research shifted and the SRS evolved from open fields to forest cover. In the early years avian species… Expand
Choose your poison : Effects of lay beliefs about mental processes on attitude change
Lay theories about persuasive messages were expected to lead to unwanted changes in attitudes that people were trying to protect. In Study 1, students opposed to the legalization of marijuana chose… Expand
DESIRIN' (K)MN(i, AM) EXPRESSION OF R VI PRF.PTIN AM) ALANINE AN SLOGS
Alanine scanning mutagenesis was employed to determine the structural epitopes of preptin; a newly discovered polypeptide found on the proinsulin-like growth factor II. The alanine scanning… Expand
Synthesis and Anti‐proliferative Activity of N,N′‐bis‐substituted 1,2,4‐Triazolium Salts against Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer Cell Lines
Synthesis and anti-proliferative activity of N,N’-bis-substituted -2,4-triazolium salts with various substituents