Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science

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

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 4, October

A Psychometric Re-Analysis of the Interaction with Disabled Persons Scale
Abstract Drawing upon existing theory and research on attitudes towards people with disabilities, Gething (1991) used Australian samples to develop the Interaction with Disabled Persons (IDP) Scale, which reflects four key attitude components (e.g.,...
Benefits of Self-Handicapping in Sport: A Field Study of University Athletes
Abstract Individuals who engage in self-handicapping arrange unfavourable circumstances for their important performances so as to maintain esteem in case of failure, or enhance esteem in case of success. A field study of university swimmers (n = 15)...
Content of Volume 33
ANNESI, J.J. Effects of Music, Television, and a Combination Entertainment System on Distraction, Exercise Adherence, and Physical Output in Adults 193BAILIS, D.S. Benefits of Self-Handicapping in Sport: A Field Study of University Athletes 213BEDI,...
Development and Preliminary Validation of a Scale of Psychache
Abstract This article details the construction and psychometric evaluation of a scale of psychache. Two studies were conducted to describe the Psychache Scale's development and construct validity with 505 university undergraduate participants. Analyses...
Magazine Exposure: Internalization, Self-Objectification, Eating Attitudes, and Body Satisfaction in Male and Female University Students
Abstract The relationships among magazine exposure, self-objectification, body shape dissatisfaction, and eating disorder symptomatology in men and women were investigated. Women reading beauty magazines and men reading fitness magazines internalized...
White Fears and Native Apprehensions: An Integrated Threat Theory Approach to Intergroup Attitudes
Abstract Motivational and cognitive factors have been used to explain negative attitudes toward out-group members. According to the integrated threat theory of prejudice, negative intergroup attitudes are predicted by proximal factors consisting of perceived...