Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 9, October

Anger Related to Psychopathology, Temperament, and Character in Healthy Individuals-An Explorative Study
There is a continuing interest in anger from a psychopathological perspective (Lara, Pinto, Akiskal, & Akiskal, 2006), a general health perspective (Muris, Meesters, Morren, & Moorman, 2004), an organizational psychology perspective (Bono &...
An Investigation of Group Interaction Functioning Stimulated by Transformational Leadership on Employee Intrinsic and Extrinsic Job Satisfaction: An Extension of the Resource-Based Theory Perspective
It is assumed in resource-based theory (RBT) that strategic resources are heterogeneously distributed among firms and that resources are not perfectly imitable or substitutable (Crook, Ketchen, Combs, & Todd, 2008). In RBT studies, the strategic...
Compensatory Neural Responses after 36 Hours of Total Sleep Deprivation and Its Relationship with Executive Control Function
Many researchers have proposed that the executive control system involves the right inferior lateral prefrontal cortex (PFC; Garavan, Ross, & Stein, 1999; Konishi, Nakajima, Uchida, Sekihara, & Miyashita, 1998), which relates mainly to successful...
Conformity to Feminine Gender Norms in the Spanish Population
Diverse current research (e.g., Mahalik et al., 2005; Mahalik, Burns, & Syzdek, 2007; Woo & Oei, 2006) has revealed the need to introduce gender into studies operationalized by means of an adequate measurement instrument, because gender differences...
Effect of the Amount of Task-Relevant Information on Shared Mental Models in Computer-Mediated and Face-to-Face Teams: Is More Always Better?
Since the 1990s, scholars have increasingly emphasized the importance of team cognition issues, especially shared mental models (SMM). Generally, shared mental models refer to the similarity or overlapping of teammate-held knowledge on the task and...
Effects of a Smile on Mood and Helping Behavior
When somebody is alone in a public place full of strangers he or she feels basically anonymous. This anonymity is challenged when one receives a smile from a stranger (Solomon et al., 1981). Hinsz and Tomhave (1991) suggested that the smile of a stranger...
Induced Cognitions of Love and Helpfulness to Lost Persons
Studies of gender differences and helping behavior have demonstrated that interactions vary greatly according to experimental conditions. For example, when requested by hitchhikers, male drivers stopped more frequently than did female drivers (Gueguen...
Integrating Computer-Supported Cooperative Learning and Creative Problem Solving into a Single Teaching Strategy
Facing a highly competitive and changing employment environment, cultivating citizens with problem-solving abilities is one vision critical for the future of education. It is only by enhancing students' problem-solving abilities that the ability of...
Metacognitive Strategy Training Improves Driving Situation Awareness
Situation awareness (SA) is an important cognitive construct in multitasking situations in which humans must manage cognitive and physical workloads across tasks with frequently conflicting goals and opposing demands (Perry, Sheik-Nainar, Segall, Ma,...
Relationship between the Stress-Coping Levels of University Students and Their Probability of Committing Suicide
Stress was used to mean a resistance against forces which hinder them from disturbing an object or an individual. When confronted with stress, the body undergoes a three-phase reaction. These are alarm reaction, resistance phase, and exhaustion phase...
Shaping Individual Influence: The Interaction between Personality and Group Value Orientation
In working groups, the ability to influence others is critical to each member's overall effectiveness (Yukl & Tracey, 1992). The proposal that peer-rated influence might also come from personal characteristics--in particular, from the interaction...
The Effects of Homosexual Imagery in Advertisements on Brand Perception and Purchase Intention
Homosexual imagery is becoming more common in advertisements and in the media in general (Tuten, 2006). Marketing professionals have taken notice of this group of potential consumers for good reason. Estimates by many marketing and academic experts...
The Relationship between Mathematics Anxiety and Learning Styles of Preservice Mathematics Teachers
Mathematics is one of the most important disciplines in today's rapidly growing and changing world of information. Societies which are aware of the importance of mathematics, and which base their teaching of new generations on thinking skills and reasoning...