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Self-compassion, Achievement Goals, and Coping with Academic Failure
Two studies examined the relationship between self-compassion, academic achievement goals, and coping with perceived academic failure among undergraduates. Self-compassion entails being kind to
Self-Compassion and Self-Construal in the United States, Thailand, and Taiwan
Self-compassion is a self-attitude construct derived from Buddhist psychology (Neff, 2003a). It entails being kind rather than harshly critical toward oneself, perceiving one's experiences as part of
Increasing Text Comprehension and Graphic Note Taking Using a Partial Graphic Organizer
Abstract. In 3 quasi-experiments using intact classrooms and 1 true experiment using random assignment, students completed partially complete graphic organizers (GOs) or studied complete GOs that
Factors influencing the temporal relationship between alcohol consumption and experiences with aggression among college women.
The authors assessed temporal relationships among alcohol use, aggression, and mood using daily data from 179 college women to reinforce the need for interventions aimed at reducing heavy episodic drinking on college campuses.
Is Educational Intervention Research on the Decline
The authors examined intervention studies that appeared in 4 educational psychology journals (Cognition & Instruction, Contemporary Educational Psychology, Journal of Educational Psychology, Journal
A dangerous transition: women's drinking and related victimization from high school to the first year at college.
Abstainers were significantly less likely to experience physical or sexual victimization during the first year at college, compared with drinkers, and having a history of physical victimization, greater psychological symptoms, and being a "new" drinker increased the odds of physical Victimization.
Daily Assessment of Alcohol Consumption and Condom Use with Known and Casual Partners Among Young Female Bar Drinkers
Assessment of the temporal relationship between daily alcohol consumption and unprotected sexual behavior among a group of young female bar drinkers found greater alcohol consumption was associated with an increase in sex (protected and unprotected) with casual partners.
Predictors of risky sexual behavior with new and regular partners in a sample of women bar drinkers.
Among young women who regularly drink in bars, sexual risk taking was significantly higher with regular partners than with new partners, and the predictors of risky sexual behavior differed based on partner type.
A longitudinal analysis of drinking and victimization in college women: is there a reciprocal relationship?
The findings of a longitudinal relationship between severe sexual victimization and subsequent increases in drinking suggests that college women may be drinking to cope with negative sequelae that they experience as a result of the victimization.