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Children's Lie-Telling and Self-Awareness as an Honesty Promoting Technique
(Brock University, 2014-11-06)
The present study investigated how social-cognitive development relates to children’s lie-telling and the effectiveness of a novel honesty promoting technique (i.e., self-awareness). Sixty-four children were asked not to ...
Perceived Deservingness and the Toleration of Human Rights Violations: The Problem and a Possible Solution
(Brock University, 2014-12-12)
Despite general endorsement of universal human rights, people continue to tolerate specific human rights violations. I conducted a two-part study to investigate this issue. For Part I, I examined whether people tolerated ...
Psychopathy and Antisocial Behaviour: The Moderating Effects of Maternal Neglect and Warmth
(Brock University, 2014-12-19)
Psychopathy researchers have long debated the role of antisocial behaviour and criminality as part of the construct of psychopathy. The current study examined the relationship between the interpersonal and affective traits ...
Posttraumatic Growth: A Mediated-Moderation Model
(Brock University, 2015-01-23)
The primary goal was to test a mediated-moderation model in which dispositional optimism was the moderator and its role was mediated by problem-focused coping. A secondary goal was to demonstrate that posttraumatic growth ...
The Dynamic Interplay of Attachment and Temperament in Relation to Dimensions of Aggression
(Brock University, 2015-02-10)
The current study examined whether overt and relational forms of reactive and proactive aggression were differentially related to adolescents’ temperament and attachment security. Measures of adolescents’ temperament, ...