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    • Feeling a Little Fat: Stereotype Threat and Weight-Based Stigma as Predictor of Marriage 

      Reinecke, Sarah Adine (2012-09-13)
      Studies on the effects of excessive body weight have historically focused on weight in terms of pounds, or medically in terms of one's Body Mass Index (BMI) score. This research has shown that the social stigmatization ...
    • On the Origins of Trust 

      Robbins, Blaine Gary
      Despite decades of interdisciplinary research on trust, issues of conceptualization and measurement remain, which has created a fragmented literature with little consensus about the origins of trust. To address these ...
    • Social media and collective action participation: A socio-psychological investigation 

      Hsiao, Yuan
      This thesis investigates effects of social media on collective action participation by addressing selection bias, disentangling social media mechanisms, analyzing mediating socio-psychological factors, and examining ...
    • The Adolescent Empathy Paradox and Juvenile Offending 

      O'Neill, Katherine Krushinski
      I propose the persistent gender gap in juvenile offending is linked to adolescent orientation to a gendered generalized other and empathic development. Empathic ability is inversely associated with juvenile offending and ...