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Integration of the cognitive and the psychodynamic unconscious.
  • S. Epstein
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 August 1994
Cognitive-experiential self-theory integrates the cognitive and the psychodynamic unconscious by assuming the existence of two parallel, interacting modes of information processing: a rational systemExpand
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Individual differences in intuitive-experiential and analytical-rational thinking styles.
Two studies provide evidence for the reliability and validity of a new self-report measure of individual differences in intuitive-experiential and analytical-rational thinking based onExpand
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The relation of rational and experiential information processing styles to personality, basic beliefs, and the ratio-bias phenomenon.
A new version of the Rational-Experiential Inventory (REI), which measures rational and experiential thinking styles and includes subscales of self-reported ability and engagement, was examined inExpand
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The self-concept revisited. Or a theory of a theory.
  • S. Epstein
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 May 1973
most from the beginning, the field has been divided on this question. From a behavioristic viewpoint, the self-concept has an aura of mysticism about it, appearing not far removed from the concept ofExpand
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Conflict between intuitive and rational processing: when people behave against their better judgment.
When offered an opportunity to win $1 on every "win" trial in which they drew a red jelly bean, subjects frequently elected to draw from a bowl that contained a greater absolute number, but a smallerExpand
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The relation of rational and experiential information processing styles to personality, basic beliefs, and the ratio-bias phenomenon.
A new version of the Rational-Experiential Inventory (REI), which measures rational and experiential thinking styles and includes subscales of self-reported ability and engagement, was examined inExpand
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Constructive thinking: a broad coping variable with specific components.
The structure of constructive thinking and the development of an instrument for measuring it, the Constructive Thinking Inventory (CTI), were discussed. Scales were derived from a factor analysis ofExpand
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Aggregation and beyond: Some basic issues on the prediction of behavior.
  • S. Epstein
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality
  • 1 September 1983
Failure to appreciate the role that aggregation plays in increasing reliability and validity and in establishing the range of generalization of findings has resulted in misunderstandings about theExpand
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An experiential thinking style: its facets and relations with objective and subjective criterion measures.
In Study 1, an experiential factor divided into the following 3 factors when 3 or more factors were extracted: intuition, emotionality, and imagination; whereas a rational factor retained itsExpand
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Cognitive-experiential self-theory and subjective probability: further evidence for two conceptual systems.
Three experiments (N = 1,331) demonstrated that research findings on suspiciousness about coincidences (Miller, Turnbull, & McFarland, 1989) can be accounted for in terms of subjective probability,Expand
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