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Communication Accommodation in Mixed Gender Dyads
Men and women speak differently. That is, there are observable patterns of gender differences in communication. To reconcile differences and facilitate communication it is necessary to use accommodation, the process of ...
Loneliness, Group Relevance, and Creativity
The main goal of this study was to examine loneliness as an impetus or hindrance for creativity. In order to do so, loneliness was manipulated. Loneliness was primed by asking participants to visualize themselves as ...
EFFECTS OF ATTACHMENT REPRESENTATIONS, RUMINATION, AND TRAIT DEPRESSION ON CO-RUMINATION IN FRIENDSHIPS: A DYADIC ANALYSIS
Over the past decade, researchers have learned a great deal about the outcomes of co-rumination, or dyadic tendencies in which two members excessively discuss and revisit problems while focusing on negative feelings (Rose, ...
A Test of empathy-altruism hypothesis versus the simultaneous egoism hypothesis
Two classes of motives are suggested for why we help others as a result of feeling emphatic concern. The empathy-altruism hypothesis (EAH) states that feeling empathic concern for a person in need produces altruistic ...
Anxiety, attention, and mindfulness following focused attention and open-monitoring mindfulness meditation
Research on the effects of mindfulness meditation has been growing exponentially over the past three decades. The purpose of this present study is to explore whether different types of mindfulness meditative techniques ...