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Social anxiety and cognition : the self-perceptions of socially anxious children on tasks of cognitive abilities (University of Canterbury, 1994)Beck, and other researchers have postulated that anxious individuals have cognitions that overemphasize negative information, thereby maintaining and/or increasing anxious mood. Self-perceptions of cognitive abilities were ...
The effects of attitude and ego-involvement on the learning and retention of controversial material (University of Canterbury, 1970)An experiment was designed to investigate the effect of attitude and involvement on selective learning and retention of controversial subject matter. Previous studies had suggested that ego-involvement could be a critical ...
The elaboration likelihood model of persuasion : changing attitudes toward AIDS victims and homosexuals (University of Canterbury, 1988)This study considered the validity of Petty and Cacioppo's (1981, 1986aJ 1986b) Elaboration Likelihood Model of Persuasion (ELM) in the context of an attempt to enhance favourable attitudes toward AIDS victims and ...
(University of Canterbury, 1970)A number of techniques using discrimination reversal for construction of phyletic scale were discussed, and some theoretical modeJs which attempted to explain the behaviour shown in discrimination reversal were discussed ...