Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 111


Alexandra M. Columbus (Editor)

Series: Advances in Psychology Research
BISAC: PSY000000

This book includes research on the most recent advances in psychology, including chapters on the characteristics or concerns of women seeking help after an abortion; factors that enhance or hinder help-seeking behaviors among male victims in IPV (intimate partner violence); a social psychological approach for users’ motivation in being involved in social media; the role of Attentional Boost Effect (ABE)in short-term memory; the social, relational and individual aspects of well-being in both divorced parents and the children of the divorced; a literature review on the cultural influences on risky behaviors, in the perspective of cross-cultural psychology; an analysis of human errors, slips and mistakes, the relationship between human errors and accidents and how to reduce human error; couple identity processes in young adult romantic partners and an analysis of the role of family or origin for such processes; and the role of consciousness as an integral part of existence. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter One
Characteristics and Concerns of Women Seeking Help After Abortion: An Initial Descriptive Study of Talkline Callers
(Sara Wigderson, and Jennifer Katz, University of Miami, FL, USA, and others)

Chapter Two
A Research Framework for Investigating Help-Seeking Behaviors among Male Victims in Heterosexual Intimate Partner Violence
(Venus Tsui, Monit Cheung and Patrick Leung, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX, USA, and others)

Chapter Three
Motivations to Use Social Media: A Social Psychology Perspective
(Lindsay Ruckel and David Trafimow, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA)

Chapter Four
On the Requirements of Feature Binding in Visual Short-Term Memory: Evidence from the Attentional Boost Effect
(Pietro Spataro and Daniele Saraulli, Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, and others)

Chapter Five
Divorced Parents and Children of Divorce: Social, Relational, and Individual Aspects of Wellbeing
(Bertoni Anna, Iafrate Raffaella, Carrà Elisabetta, Valls Clara, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy, and others)

Chapter Six
Culture and Risk Behaviors
(Julien Cestac and Jean-Pascal Assailly, Mobility and Behavior Psychology Lab, IFSTTAR, AME, LPC, Versailles, France)

Chapter Seven
Human Errors at Finnish Workplaces
(Simo Salminen, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland)

Chapter Eight
Couple Identity Processes in Young Adulthood: An Experimental Study on the Role of Intrusive Parenting for Romantic Partners’ Other-Serving Bias
(Miriam Parise, Silvia Donato, Ariela F. Pagani, Maria Teresa Ribeiro, and Claudia Manzi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy; University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)

Chapter Nine
A Quest for Reality: Role of Consciousness
(Sanjay Srivastava, Department of Physics, Feroze Gandhi College, Bharata, India)


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