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Self-Generated Versus Other-Generated Statements and Impressions in Computer-Mediated Communication
The warranting principle pertains to impression formation in Internet communication. It posits that perceivers' judgments about a target rely more heavily on information which the targets themselvesExpand
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Action Tendency Emotions Evoked by Memorable Breast Cancer Messages and Their Association With Prevention and Detection Behaviors
Memorable messages about breast cancer sent by different sources, such as friends and family members, were analyzed for the action tendency emotions that they evoked. Negative emotions of fear,Expand
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Barriers to Clinical Trial Enrollment in Racial and Ethnic Minority Patients With Cancer.
BACKGROUND Clinical trials that study cancer are essential for testing the safety and effectiveness of promising treatments, but most people with cancer never enroll in a clinical trial - a challengeExpand
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Gender comparisons of perceived benefits of and barriers to physical activity in middle school youth.
Perceived benefits of and barriers to physical activity (PA) reported by 206 middle school boys and girls in a survey were compared. Only "take care of myself, stay in shape, and be healthier"Expand
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Computer- and web-based interventions to increase preadolescent and adolescent physical activity: a systematic review.
AIM This review examined evidence regarding computer- or web-based interventions to increase preadolescent and adolescent physical activity. BACKGROUND Today's youth are less active and moreExpand
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A Test of Warranting Theory Using Facebook
The warranting principle pertains to impression formation in Internet communication. It posits that perceivers’ judgments about a target rely more heavily on information which the targets themselvesExpand
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Social support for physical activity of middle school students.
OBJECTIVE To explore gender and age differences in social support and their relationship with physical activity. DESIGN AND SAMPLE This cross-sectional study with enhanced reliability due toExpand
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People Lie for a Reason: Three Experiments Documenting the Principle of Veracity
The principle of veracity specifies a moral asymmetry between honesty and deceit. Deception requires justification, whereas honesty does not. Three experiments provide evidence consistent with theExpand
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The Effects of Sensation Seeking, Misperceptions of Peer Consumption, and Believability of Social Norms Messages on Alcohol Consumption
The social norms marketing approach is one method used to reduce extreme alcohol consumption. The current study implemented a web-based survey (N = 891) to assess whether sensation-seeking, perceivedExpand
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