Ruth Woodfield

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The roles of intelligence and motivation in predicting academic success are well established. Evidence is, however, mixed concerning the role of personality traits in predicting such success. The current study attempted to overcome various methodological limitations associated with many previous studies to examine the potency of the traits of the ‘five(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the impact of timing and type of ultrasound, particularly three-dimensional (3D), exposure on maternal-fetal attachment and maternal health behavior during pregnancy. METHODS Subjects were 68 women aged 18 years or older expecting their first child who presented for a routine ultrasound scan at around either 12 or 18 weeks' gestation(More)
Performance on the Embedded Figures Test was investigated before and after childbirth when biochemical changes are marked. Females comprising a first experimental group were tested in their 38th to 40th week of pregnancy. Their husbands who comprised a male control group were tested concurrently. The females were again tested in the sixth week following(More)
Corroborating recent findings elsewhere, women within a large undergraduate sample at the University of Sussex achieved a greater proportion of 'good' (first- or upper-second-class) degrees than did their male counterparts. This female advantage disappeared when statistically controlling for the trait openness to experience and for study-related behaviour(More)
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