Lindsay H. Shaw

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Three studies examined self-verification motives in relation to collective aspects of the self. Several moderators of collective self-verification were also examined--namely, the certainty with which collective self-views are held, the nature of one's ties to a source of self-verification, the salience of the collective self, and the importance of group(More)
Many believe that males and females use and regard computer technology differently. Males are generally assumed to be more comfortable with, more adaptable to, and less anxious with computer technology. The same biases are now being applied specifically to Internet technology. Based on research showing that men prefer to use the Internet for information(More)
As more people connect to the Internet, researchers are beginning to examine the effects of Internet use on users' psychological health. Due in part to a study released by Kraut and colleagues in 1998, which concluded that Internet use is positively correlated with depression, loneliness, and stress, public opinion about the Internet has been decidedly(More)
Is the Internet really the great equalizer between males and females? Or do men and women still communicate differently with each other even when they’re communicating online? Seeking to answer at least some aspects of these questions, I explored how the medium of instant messaging affects the way men and women act. To discover whether gender differences(More)
This study was undertaken to discern the impact of gross motor incoordination upon the self-esteem of children with school problems. Twenty-three 8- to 12-year-old boys were studied in a hospital clinic for learning disorders. The determination of motor problems was based on a pediatric neurodevelopmental examination as well as parent and teacher(More)
INTRODUCTION This study examined whether IQ predicts neuropsychological performance among children with varying ability levels. METHOD 177 children/adolescents were subdivided as Below Average (BA; N = 71; IQ = 60-85), Average (A; N = 72; IQ = 90-110), or Above Average (AA; N = 34; IQ = 115-140) in IQ. Assessments included intelligence, achievement,(More)
OBJECTIVE there have been few studies of quality of life in childhood scleroderma and these focused predominantly on self-perception and the influence of skin lesions. Our cross-sectional study aimed to describe the influence of childhood scleroderma on physical function and quality of life in relation to clinical and demographic measures. METHODS(More)