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Psychological effects of polar expeditions
People on polar expeditions generally undergo psychological changes resulting from exposure to long periods of isolation and confinement, and the extreme physical environment, and experience positive or so-called salutogenic outcomes resulting from successfully coping with stress and enhanced self-sufficiency, improved health, and personal growth. Expand
The environmental psychology of capsule habitats.
This paper reviews what is known about the environmental, social, and personality aspects of adaptation to capsules, including sources of stress, selection criteria, obstacles to and facilitators of adequate coping, changes in group interaction, the role of temporal factors, and post-mission consequences. Expand
Multigenerational Perspectives on Coping with the Holocaust Experience: An Attachment Perspective for Understanding the Developmental Sequelae of Trauma across Generations
In this paper, we advance a new approach to the intergenerational transmission of Holocaust experiences, by focusing on attachment theory. The approach is used as a framework for interpretation ofExpand
The cognitive processing of politics and politicians: archival studies of conceptual and integrative complexity.
  • P. Suedfeld
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality
  • 1 December 2010
The article traces the theoretical development of IC; describes how the variable is scored in archival or contemporary materials; discusses possible influences on IC; and presents findings on how measures of IC can be used to forecast political decisions. Expand
Reactions and Attributes of Prisoners in Solitary Confinement
These data, which are unusual in that they were collected from actual convicts who were responding to SC as it is normally administered in their institution, do not support the view that SC in prisons is universally damaging, aversive, or intolerable. Expand
Perceived safety from crime in the urban environment
Two studies were conducted to test various aspects of Appleton's Prospect-Refuge Theory. Hypotheses derived from the theory predicted that observers would rate how safe from crime they would feel inExpand
Cognitive Managers and Their Critics
Social scientists tend to approach the study of international decision-making from an at least implicitly evaluative, rather than descriptive or explanatory, standpoint. The evaluation ofExpand