Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 8, 2004

A Model for Risky Driving Attitudes in Turkey
Different research traditions have attempted to explain individual differences in risky driving behavior and traffic accident involvement. This study was designed to improve a model for risky driving attitudes (RDA) and to understand the mechanisms underlying...
An Examination of Masculinity-Femininity Traits and Their Relationships to Communication Skills and Stress-Coping Skills
This study examined the relationships of masculinity-femininity with stress-coping skills (Ozeki, 1993) and with communication skills, measured by the Social Skills Inventory (SSI: Riggio, 1986). Participants were 916 (353 males, 563 females) undergraduate...
Anxiety and Hopelessness in Two South Pacific Countries: Exploratory Studies
The presence of anxiety and hopelessness among the general population in the developing countries of the South Pacific region has not been empirically investigated. This study has two aims. Firstly, it predicts the presence of less severe anxiety and...
Consumer Behavior in Shopping Center Choice
This study was designed to research factors which consumers consider when choosing a shopping center and to develop a suggestion model for shopping center choice. First a questionnaire about choosing a shopping center was formed. Then the questionnaire...
Fairness of Impression Management in Employment Interviews: A Cross-Country Study of the Role of Equity and Machiavellianism
This study focused on the use of Impression Management (IM) in employment interviews from the perspective of interviewees and investigated possible antecedents of their perceptions regarding what is fair interviewee IM. Its rationale was largely based...
Future Time Orientation in Romantic Relationships and the Minding Theory of Relating
The aim of this study was to explore the differences between high and low scorers of Future Time Orientation in Romantic Relationships (FTORR) on the three subscales of the minding scale, namely Acceptance, Knowledge, and Attribution. Undergraduate students...
"I Know What I Have to Do, But." When Hypocrisy Leads to Behavioral Change
Hypocrisy procedure has been used to induce behavioral change in a wide variety of areas water conservation, condom use, donations for homeless people. Hypocrisy implies the articulation of two factors: advocating a prosocial position and being made...
Some Psychological Correlates of Environmentally Responsible Behavior
This study investigated the relationship between six psychological variables and environmentally responsible behavior of Japanese undergraduates, 106 males and 44 females. Their average age was 18.66 with a standard deviation of 1.38. The six variables...
Success and Failure in Goal Attainment as a Mood Induction Procedure
The experimental study of mood and affect requires the manipulation of mood experiences. There are some problems regarding the use of certain types of success and failure mood induction procedures and how they actually induce the desired mood. The authors...
Treatment Adherence and Coping with Stress among Black South African Haemodialysis Patients
Chronic illness is often experienced as stressful both physically and psychologically. The purpose of this study was to investigate how haemodialysis patients cope with treatment-related stress and to establish whether or not coping is related to treatment...
Two Facets of Self-Knowledge, the Five-Factor Model, and Promotions among Iranian Managers
Reflective and Experiential Self-Knowledge Scales were administered to Iranian managers along with measures of the Five Factor Model, anxiety, depression, perceived stress, and attributional complexity. Experiential Self-Knowledge correlated positively...