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ISSN (Print) 1918-7211 - ISSN (Online) 1918-722X
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  • Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Psychological
           Studies, Vol. 13, No. 3

    • Abstract: Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Psychological Studies, Vol. 13, No. 3
      PubDate: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 00:42:33 +000
  • Gender Differences and the Five Facets of Conspiracy Theory

    • Abstract: Although research examining conspiracy theory beliefs has been examined, there is conflicting literature on the relationship between gender and conspiracy thinking. Before this study, little research has been conducted on the differences between males and females in each of the five facets of conspiracy theory. This study was designed to investigate differences in gender as they pertain to government malfeasance (GM), malevolent global conspiracies (MG), extraterrestrial cover-up (ET), personal well-being (PW), and control of information (CI). It was hypothesized that there are statistically significant differences between females and males when it comes to conspiracy theory beliefs for each of the five facets. Archival data from 2016 containing responses to the Generic Conspiracist Beliefs Scale was analyzed. Results supported the main hypothesis of this investigation that significant differences do, in fact, exist between females and males in all five facets of conspiracy theory: government malfeasance, malevolent global conspiracies, extraterrestrial cover-up, personal well-being, and control of information. In addition, this study revealed that females score higher than males in all facets. In general, a computed total conspiracy belief score demonstrated that females (M = 45.10, SD = 15.07) were significantly higher than males (M = 42.13, SD = 15.90). Nevertheless, some recent research has reported that women were significantly less likely than men to engage in ‘conspiratorial thinking’ and endorse a conspiracy about the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. These findings may be suggesting a change in direction for gender differences and a need for further research. 
      PubDate: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 05:23:34 +000
  • The Effect of Bonyan-Method Experiential Marathon Structured Groups
           (BEMSG) on the Elements of the Five-Factor Model of Personality

    • Abstract: Various studies have shown the effectiveness of marathon groups on improving participants' personality components. For the first time, the present study has studied the effectiveness of one of the oldest marathon groups in Iran on the personality elements of the Big Five model in the nonclinical population. This study was performed quasi-experimental with an experimental (n = 50) and a control group (n = 50). To meet the entry criteria, all applicants were screened while completing a comprehensive demographic questionnaire. The experimental group participated in the marathon group on three days in a row (for 36 hours) and three weekly follow-up sessions. At the end of the third follow-up session, the NEO FFI questionnaire was simultaneously given to the experimental and control groups. The mean difference statistical tests showed that the score of all personality elements in the experimental group compared to the control group had changed significantly (P 0.4), respectively. Individual and group constructive experiential games and intensive and sequential feedback processes in Bonyan-method experiential marathon groups seem to improve the Big 5 personality components in the nonclinical population. Considering the relationship between improving the components of personality and mental health, it can be predicted that important steps can be taken to promote the community's mental health and prevent psychological damage by using these groups.
      PubDate: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 02:41:31 +000
  • Nomological Network of Dispositional Mindfulness: Evidence from MIDUS-II
           and MIDUS-III

    • Abstract: While dispositional mindfulness is a popular construct in the field of positive psychology, its nomological network in the context of health and well-being is not well established. Our study addresses this limitation by examining the relationship between dispositional mindfulness and various health-related psychological constructs, including personality, social well-being, and affective states. Data for this study were gathered from the national longitudinal studies of health and well-being called Midlife in the United States (MIDUS-II and MIDUS-III). The nomological network analysis of dispositional mindfulness showed positive associations with both religiosity and overall well-being measures (e.g., Social Well-Being, Sympathy, Optimism, and Generativity) and negative associations with maladaptive tendencies (e.g., Pessimism, Aggression, Neuroticism, and Personal Constraints). Finally, test-retest validity was positively verified by significant correlations among the variables, spanning over ten years. Articulating a nomological network of dispositional mindfulness has important implications for future research and practice.
      PubDate: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 02:20:53 +000
  • The Role of Dark Personalities and the Setting in Explaining
           Counterproductive Work Behavior among Nurses in China

    • Abstract: The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between dark triad personality (DTP) and counterproductive work behavior (CWB). In addition, the study also examined the main effects and the moderated relationship of four situational variables: organizational justice, organizational transparency, psychological contract breach, and perceived accountability. Data were collected at two hospitals in Beijing, China, and included 259 randomly selected nurses. The main effect results showed that nurses with higher levels of Machiavellianism demonstrated higher levels of organizational and interpersonal CWB. Furthermore, higher levels of psychopathy were related to higher levels of interpersonal CWB, but not organizational CWB. There was no relationship between narcissism and CWB. The main effect findings did not reveal any significant relationship between the four situational variables and CWB. However, the interaction analyses revealed five significant interactions that point to transparency as an important moderator. The paper concludes with conceptual as well as practical implications for the nursing profession. 
      PubDate: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 02:21:04 +000
  • Response of Prefrontal Cortex to Executive Function Tasks in Early
           Childhood: An Exploratory Case Study for Childcare

    • Abstract: Executive function (EF) development is remarkable in early childhood. EF is an ability that provides a foundation for future success; accordingly, supporting children during their early childhood is crucial. So far, there have been many findings on EF in early childhood based on behavioral observation. This exploratory case study examines the measurement of prefrontal cortex activity during the performance of EF tasks using functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). This study aims to explore the following hypothesis. (1) The prefrontal cortex during early childhood becomes more active as a task becomes more difficult. (2) However, brain activity decreases and stabilizes as time progresses. (3) The evaluation can be easily measured with two-channel fNIRS. Experimental results showed that the preschooler and the child in lower elementary school displayed high levels of brain activity in the order of increasing difficulty in terms of behavioral indicators. Moreover, the preschooler showed higher levels of reaction than the child in lower elementary school. This result is useful and will broaden the perspectives of scholars in the fields of psychology, pedagogy, and neuroscience, those involved in child support.
      PubDate: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 02:09:14 +000
  • Personality Factors Determine the Attitudes toward Eating Behavior

    • Abstract: The purpose of this study was to clarify the personality factors that determine the difference in perception of how the order of eating and the mechanisms by which these factors operate, focusing on the attitudes toward eating behavior of eating what you like first or leaving them behind. We tested the following hypotheses about comparisons of people who eat what they like first and people who eat what they like later: (1) Perfectionism scores of those who eat later will be higher than the corresponding scores of those who eat first, (2) Optimism scores of those who eat first will be higher than the corresponding scores of those who eat later. We found that the difference in attitude toward eating behavior between first and later are related to the difference in optimism and perfectionist tendencies against the background of habituation and automation of eating behavior patterns. Although attitudes toward eating behavior are experienced by all people, they have been habituated and automated by individuals independently.
      PubDate: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 04:55:59 +000
  • What Mothers of Young Children Care about: A Grounded Theory Study

    • Abstract: Mainstream psychology of parenting styles minimizes the wisdom of mothers in being able to navigate parenting within a complex ever-changing system. This empirical study involves in-depth interviews conducted in two different contexts. This paper explores the major concerns mothers have about their child-rearing experiences, their children’s welfare, and the impact that these concerns have had on their personal wellbeing. The paper will outline some ways in which mothers attempt to address the barriers to a fulfilling mother-child relationship.
      PubDate: Tue, 25 May 2021 04:25:45 +000
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