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Theory of mind and rule-based reasoning
Abstract The hypothesis is tested that during the preschool period a particular form of reasoning is applied to theory of mind and a set of problems that do not require the understanding of mentalExpand
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Alcohol-related motivational tendencies in hazardous drinkers: assessing implicit response tendencies using the modified-IAT.
This study examined the utility of an implicit measure of cognitive associations, the Implicit Association Test (IAT; ), to assess alcohol-related approach dispositions. Forty-seven hazardousExpand
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Are Needs to Manage Uncertainty and Threat Associated With Political Conservatism or Ideological Extremity?
Three studies are conducted to assess the uncertainty— threat model of political conservatism, which posits that psychological needs to manage uncertainty and threat are associated with politicalExpand
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Examining the role of drinking motives in college student alcohol use and problems.
A motivational model of alcohol involvement (M. L. Cooper, M. R. Frone, M. Russell, & P. Mudar, 1995) was replicated and extended by incorporating social antecedents and motives and by testing thisExpand
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Compelled to consume: the Implicit Association Test and automatic alcohol motivation.
  • B. Ostafin, T. Palfai
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of…
  • 1 September 2006
The Implicit Association Test (IAT; A. G. Greenwald, D. E. McGhee, & J. L. K. Schwartz, 1998) has recently been used to assess the role of alcohol-affect associations in drinking behavior. TheExpand
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Attachment dimensions and drinking-related problems among young adults: the mediational role of coping motives.
Recent research has found a positive association between insecure adult attachment styles and harmful drinking patterns. In the present study, we examined the relation between alcohol-relatedExpand
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Social influence processes and college student drinking: the mediational role of alcohol outcome expectancies.
OBJECTIVE Social influences are among the most robust predictors of adolescent substance use and misuse. Studies with early adolescent samples have supported the need to distinguish among variousExpand
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Screening and brief intervention online for college students: the ihealth study.
AIMS To test the feasibility of online alcohol screening and brief intervention (BI) by comparing (i) two approaches to inviting all students to be screened, and (ii) a minimal versus a moreExpand
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Screening and brief intervention for drug use in primary care: the ASPIRE randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE The United States has invested substantially in screening and brief intervention for illicit drug use and prescription drug misuse, based in part on evidence of efficacy for unhealthyExpand
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