Now showing items 1-8 of 8
Study persistence and academic achievement as a function of the type of competing tendencies
(Springer Netherlands, 2005)
In order to understand and predict students' achievement and persistence at learning activities, many contemporary motivational models consider how much students are motivated for their school work. However, students' ...
Patterns and universals of mate poaching across 53 nations: the effects of sex, culture, and personality on romantically attracting another person's partner
(American Psychological Association, 2004)
As part of the International Sexuality Description Project, 16,954 participants from 53 nations were administered an anonymous survey about experiences with romantic attraction. Mate poaching - romantically attracting ...
The geographic distribution of big five personality traits: patterns and profiles of human self-description across 56 nations
(Sage Publications, Inc., 2007)
The Big Five Inventory (BFI) is a self-report measure designed to assess the high-order personality traits of Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Neuroticism, and Openness. As part of the International Sexuality ...
Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: tests from 52 nations, 6 Continents, and 13 Islands
(American Psychological Association, 2003)
Evolutionary psychologists have hypothesized that men and women possess both long-term and short-term mating strategies, with men's short-term strategy differentially rooted in the desire for sexual variety. In this article, ...
Patterns and universals of adult romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions: are models of self and of other pancultural constructs?
(Sage Publications Inc., 2004)
As part of the International Sexuality Description Project, a total of 17,804 participants from 62 cultural regions completed the Relationship Questionnaire (RQ), a self-report measure of adult romantic attachment. ...
Untying the gordian knot of guilt and shame: The structure of guilt and shame reactions based on situationand person variation in Belgium, Hungary, and Perú.
(Sage Publications, 2006)
In this study, the structure of guilt and shame reactions are investigated in three cultural groups (Peru, Hungary, and Belgium) using two newly constructed scenario-based inventories. Results show that it is possible to ...
Are men universally more dismissing than women? Gender differences in romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions
Gender differences in the dismissing form of adult romantic attachment were investigated as part of the International Sexuality Description Project a survey study of 17,804 people from 62 cultural regions. Contrary to ...
A world of lies
(Sage Publications, Inc., 2006)
This article reports two worldwide studies of stereotypes about liars. These studies are carried out in 75 different countries and 43 different languages. In Study 1, participants respond to the open-ended question "How ...