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An Electrophysiological Investigation into the Role of Cognitive Control in the Attentional Blink
(Brock University, 2013-08-22)
Accuracy at reporting a second-target (T2) is reduced if it is presented within approximately 500 ms of the first target (T1) – an attentional blink (AB). Early models explained the AB in terms of attentional limitations ...
Electrophysiological investigations of the timing of face processing
As important social stimuli, faces playa critical role in our lives. Much of our interaction with other people depends on our ability to recognize faces accurately. It has been proposed that face processing consists of ...
Exploring the impact of outgroup membership discoveries on individual outcomes and intergroup relations
(Brock University, 2013-07-19)
Group memberships represent important components of identity, with people holding membership in various groups and categories. The groups that one belongs to are known as ingroups, and the groups that one does not belong ...
Determinants and Consequences of Dehumanization: An Interspecies Model of Prejudice
(Brock University, 2013-01-14)
Dehumanizing ideologies that explicitly liken other humans to “inferior” animals can have negative consequences for intergroup attitudes and relations. Surprisingly, very little is known about the causes of dehumanization, ...
VOCATIONAL INTERESTS: CONSTRUCT VALIDITY AND MEASUREMENT
This dissertation addressed several questions relevant to vocational interests and personality characteristics, examining (a) the roles of personality, vocational interests, and sexual fantasies in defining a general factor ...