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Color and psychological functioning: the effect of red on performance attainment.
This research focuses on the relation between color and psychological functioning, specifically, that between red and performance attainment. Red is hypothesized to impair performance on achievementExpand
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The Effect of Red on Avoidance Behavior in Achievement Contexts
This research tests whether the perception of red in an achievement context evokes avoidance behavior without conscious awareness and also examines the context specificity of the hypothesized redExpand
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Motivational synchronicity: Priming motivational orientations with observations of others’ behaviors
Two experiments tested the motivational synchronicity hypothesis, according to which observation of a target person’s behavior implying an intrinsic or an extrinsic motivational orientation primesExpand
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Exploring the influence of sports drink exposure on physical endurance.
Abstract Objectives To examine the role of automatic processes in sport and exercise settings. More specifically, the present studies tested the hypothesis that visual exposure to a sports drinkExpand
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The effect of arm crossing on persistence and performance
Two experiments investigated the hypothesis that arm crossing serves as a proprioceptive cue for perseverance within achievement settings. Experiment 1 found that inducing participants to cross theirExpand
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The developmental influence of sex composition in preschool classrooms: Boys fare worse in preschool classrooms with more boys
Abstract A multilevel modeling approach was employed to investigate the relation between sex composition and developmental change in 70 urban preschool classrooms. The research represents a uniqueExpand
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When competence and love are at stake: Achievement goals and perceived closeness to parents in an achievement context
In two studies, college students’ achievement goals were linked to their perceptions of closeness to their parents following an exam. In Study 1, mastery-approach goals positively predicted perceivedExpand
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