Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science

Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science is a magazine focusing on Canadian Behavioural Science

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 2, April

Attributions and the Stigma of Illiteracy: Understanding Help Seeking in Low Literate Adults
AbstractThe extent to which members of stigmatized groups make internal versus external attributions for their difficulty has, in past research, been found to influence their willingness to seek help. The present study examined two hypotheses: that...
L'auto-Observation et la Fixation D'objectifs Comme Determinants Du Transfert Des Apprentissages En Formation Appliquee
AbstractThis field study was aimed at evaluating the simple and combined effects of goal setting and self - monitoring interventions on transfer of training following a course on notes taking. The study also explored the moderating role of self - efficacy...
Measuring Fear of Rape: A New Scale
AbstractA scale of women's fear of stranger rape was developed and tested. The scale has acceptable psychometric properties and shows promise for use in research.Rape is a reality in the lives of alarming numbers of women in North America (Brickman...
Native Canadians, First Nations or Aboriginals: The Effect of Labels on Attitudes toward Native Peoples
AbstractThe labels that we use to identify groups may play a role in the attitudes that are expressed toward members of these groups. Based on a multicomponent model of intergroup attitudes, 108 university students responded to a questionnaire assessing...
Preemployment Predictors of Union Attitudes: The Effects of Parental Union and Work Experiences
AbstractWe tested an expanded model of the socialization of union attitudes using data from 120 undergraduates and their parents. As hypothesized, students' perceptions of parental union attitudes, union participation and job satisfaction were significantly...
Relation Entre Les Satisfactions Liees a Trois Roles Sociaux et la Satisfaction De Vie Chez Les Femmes Au Foyer
AbstractThe aim of the present study was to determine the contribution of marital and parental satisfaction, as well as satisfaction with housework, to predict life satisfaction among housewives. A total of 177 women aged between 22 and 49 years completed...
Time Management Practices in an African Culture: Correlates with College Academic Grades
AbstractThe construct and predictive validity of Western process models of time management was examined in an African culture. Four hundred and seventy two (N = 472) Zimbabwean student teachers of a Shona cultural background took part in the study and...
What Do Disputants Want? Preferences for Third Party Resolution Procedures
AbstractTraditional adjudicative procedures for resolving small claims disputes have been augmented with less formal means of dispute resolution. Two such alternatives are arbitration and mediation. Study 1 (N = 74) investigated undergraduates' initial...