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The need to belong: desire for interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation.
Existing evidence supports the hypothesis that the need to belong is a powerful, fundamental, and extremely pervasive motivation, and people form social attachments readily under most conditions and resist the dissolution of existing bonds.
A Brief Version of the Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale
- M. Leary
- 1 September 1983
Although the Fear of Negative Evaluation (FNE) Scale has widespread applicability to many areas of research in personality and social psychology, its utility is sometimes limited by its length. This…
Impression management: A literature review and two-component model.
Impression management, the process by which people control the impressions others form of them, plays an important role in interpersonal behavior. This article presents a 2-component model within…
Self-compassion and reactions to unpleasant self-relevant events: the implications of treating oneself kindly.
- M. Leary, E. Tate, C. Adams, A. Allen, J. Hancock
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
- 1 May 2007
It is suggested that self-compassion attenuates people's reactions to negative events in ways that are distinct from and, in some cases, more beneficial than self-esteem.
Self-esteem as an interpersonal monitor: The sociometer hypothesis.
Five studies tested hypotheses derived from the sociometer model of self-esteem according to which the self-esteem system monitors others' reactions and alerts the individual to the possibility of…
The nature and function of self-esteem: Sociometer theory
The Measurement of Social Physique Anxiety
A 12-item self-report scale was developed to assess the degree to which people become anxious when others observe or evaluate their physiques. The Social Physique Anxiety Scale (SPAS) demonstrated…
Social anxiousness: the construct and its measurement.
- M. Leary
- PsychologyJournal of personality assessment
- 1 February 1983
Two new scales are presented that measure interaction and audience anxiousness independent of specific social behaviors, and psychometric data show them to possess high internal consistency and test-retest reliability.
Why does social exclusion hurt? The relationship between social and physical pain.
Evidence is reviewed showing that humans demonstrate convergence between the 2 types of pain in thought, emotion, and behavior, and that social and physical pain share common physiological mechanisms.
Self-presentational processes in exercise and sport.
- M. Leary
- 1 December 1992
This article examines the effects of self-presentational processes on four aspects of sport and exercise: the motivation to engage in physical activity, people's choices of physical activities and…