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The dark side of social networking sites: An exploration of the relational and psychological stressors associated with Facebook use and affordances
Facebook's affordances, such as connectivity and visibility, created stressors.Many first denied its impact, but all related significant ordeals due to Facebook.Despite stressors, users felt social pressure to stay on and access the site often. Expand
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The Dark Triad and trait self-objectification as predictors of men's use and self-presentation behaviors on social networking sites
Abstract An online survey of a nationally representative sample of U.S. men aged 18–40 assessed trait predictors of social networking site use as well as two forms of visual self-presentation:Expand
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Regulated Accumulation of Desmosterol Integrates Macrophage Lipid Metabolism and Inflammatory Responses
Inflammation and macrophage foam cells are characteristic features of atherosclerotic lesions, but the mechanisms linking cholesterol accumulation to inflammation and LXR-dependent response pathwaysExpand
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Virtual Self-Modeling: The Effects of Vicarious Reinforcement and Identification on Exercise Behaviors
Social cognitive theory is often implemented when researchers develop treatments and campaigns for health behavior change. Immersive virtual environment technology (IVET) enables novel explorationsExpand
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Increasing Saving Behavior Through Age-Progressed Renderings of the Future Self
Many people fail to save what they will need for retirement. Research on excessive discounting of the future suggests that removing the lure of immediate rewards by precommitting to decisions orExpand
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The role of Facebook in romantic relationship development
This study examines the implications of social networking web sites (SNSs) within romantic relationships. Specifically, Knapp’s (1978) stage model of relationships is examined through a new lensExpand
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Professional Identity Development of Counselor Education Doctoral Students: A Qualitative Investigation.
The professional identity of a counselor educator develops primarily during an individual's doctoral preparation program. This study employed consensual qualitative research methodology to examineExpand
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Leaderboards in a virtual classroom: A test of stereotype threat and social comparison explanations for women's math performance
Female undergraduates in the female majority leaderboard condition performed more poorly on the math test than those in the male leaderboards condition, yet demonstrated a higher level of academic identification than those of the male and control conditions. Expand
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Queer identity online: Informal learning and teaching experiences of LGBTQ individuals on social media
LGBTQ individuals engage in traditional, social, & experiential learning online. Expand
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Sexism in online video games: The role of conformity to masculine norms and social dominance orientation
Social dominance orientation and conformity to some types of masculine norms (desire for power over women and the need for heterosexual self-presentation) predicted higher scores on the Video Game Sexism Scale. Expand
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