A Furnham

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Remembering stories as a function of the medium of presentation
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    Psychol Rep 89:483-6. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Male physical attractiveness in Britain and Greece: a cross-cultural study
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Soc Psychol 147:15-26. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship among four Big Five measures of different length
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP
    Psychol Rep 102:312-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about schizophrenia and its treatment in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:164-79. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Are modern health worries, environmental concerns, or paranormal beliefs associated with perceptions of the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine?
    Mamta Jeswani
    University College London, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 15:599-609. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Sex differences in estimating multiple intelligences in self and others: a replication in Russia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 47:448-59. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The NEO Personality Inventory-Revised: factor structure and gender invariance from exploratory structural equation modeling analyses in a high-stakes setting
    Adrian Furnham
    University College London, London, UK
    Assessment 20:14-23. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Schizophrenia literacy: the effect of direct experience with the illness
    Adrian Furnham
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 198:18-23. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Beliefs about causes, behavioural manifestations and treatment of borderline personality disorder in a community sample
    Adrian Furnham
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 197:307-13. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Psychiatric literacy and the conduct disorders
    Adrian Furnham
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Res Dev Disabil 33:24-31. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Remembering stories as a function of the medium of presentation
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    Psychol Rep 89:483-6. 2001
    ..This confirms previous findings on adults that recall of material presented in the print medium is superior to that from audio-only and audio-visual presentation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Male physical attractiveness in Britain and Greece: a cross-cultural study
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Soc Psychol 147:15-26. 2007
    ..However, there were also cross-cultural differences: The Greek women showed a stronger preference for a lower WCR and smaller overall body weight than did the British women. The authors considered possible explanations of these findings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship among four Big Five measures of different length
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP
    Psychol Rep 102:312-6. 2008
    ..Correlations varied from r = .30 to .75. Concerns and advantages of short measures are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about schizophrenia and its treatment in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:164-79. 2008
    ..Lay beliefs about schizophrenia have been extensively studied in cross-cultural settings, but research on ethnic differences are currently lacking...
  5. doi request reprint Are modern health worries, environmental concerns, or paranormal beliefs associated with perceptions of the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine?
    Mamta Jeswani
    University College London, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 15:599-609. 2010
    ..To investigate to what extent paranormal beliefs, modern health worries (MHWs), and environmental concerns were related to beliefs about, and behaviour associated with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  6. doi request reprint Sex differences in estimating multiple intelligences in self and others: a replication in Russia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 47:448-59. 2012
    ..Results were discussed in relation to the influence of gender role stereotypes on lay conception of intelligence across cultures...
  7. doi request reprint The NEO Personality Inventory-Revised: factor structure and gender invariance from exploratory structural equation modeling analyses in a high-stakes setting
    Adrian Furnham
    University College London, London, UK
    Assessment 20:14-23. 2013
    ..These results, coupled with the existing validity evidence for the NEO-PI-R, suggest that the five-factor structure is the most parsimonious structure for summarizing NEO-PI-R responses from high-stakes settings in the United Kingdom...
  8. doi request reprint Schizophrenia literacy: the effect of direct experience with the illness
    Adrian Furnham
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 198:18-23. 2012
    ..This study provides modest evidence for the contact hypothesis. Suggestions for increasing mental health literacy with respect to schizophrenia are considered...
  9. doi request reprint Beliefs about causes, behavioural manifestations and treatment of borderline personality disorder in a community sample
    Adrian Furnham
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 197:307-13. 2012
    ..Further, the findings suggest the need for greater awareness and educational programmes to inform the general public accurately regarding BPD and to improve mental health literacy...
  10. doi request reprint Psychiatric literacy and the conduct disorders
    Adrian Furnham
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Res Dev Disabil 33:24-31. 2012
    ..There were significant differences in what treatments were thought to be useful between the cases though psychotherapy was thought to be most useful. Limitations of this study are considered...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adults' understanding of child development
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 103:634-8. 2008
    ..This score was used as a criterion measure for a series of multiple regressions. The strongest predictor was the extent to which people had regular contact with children, indicating the role of experience...
  12. doi request reprint A cross-cultural comparison of British and Pakistani medical students' understanding of schizophrenia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP, UK
    Psychiatry Res 159:308-19. 2008
    ..Results confirm previous European-Asian difference in the understanding of the cause, manifestation and cure of schizophrenia. The impact of traditional and Western cultural influences on British Pakistanis is considered...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the MBTI and FIRO-B in a large British sample
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 101:970-8. 2007
    ..08). The difference scores between Wanted and Expressed on the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior indicated that the Thinking, Perceiving, Extraverts had the highest differences between Perceived and Wanted scores...
  14. ncbi request reprint Young people's recognition and understanding of schizophrenia: a cross-cultural study of young people from Britain and Nigeria
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:430-46. 2007
    ..This cross-cultural study set out to compare the beliefs about the manifestations, causes and treatment of schizophrenia in a similar sample of 95 Nigerian and 76 British (western control) young people in their respective countries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Parents' estimations of their own intelligence and that of their children: a comparison between English and Icelandic parents
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 48:289-98. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Are modern health worries, personality and attitudes to science associated with the use of complementary and alternative medicine?
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:229-43. 2007
    ..This study set out to test whether belief in, and use of CAM was significantly associated with high levels of MHWs, a high level of neuroticism and sceptical attitudes towards science...
  17. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural comparison of British and Chinese beliefs about the causes, behaviour manifestations and treatment of schizophrenia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 151:123-38. 2007
    ..The relevance between investigating beliefs of schizophrenia and treatment of psychiatric disorders for clinical practice is also highlighted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences for medical doctors
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 11:439-49. 2006
    ..Overall, there were more significant effects in general practitioner ratings, suggesting that people de-emphasize their preferences when selecting consultants...
  19. ncbi request reprint Estimating one's own and one's relatives' multiple intelligence: a study from Argentina
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WCIH OAP, United Kingdom
    Span J Psychol 8:12-20. 2005
    ..British participants tended to give significantly higher self-estimates than for relatives, though the pattern was generally similar. Results are discussed in terms of the studies in the field...
  20. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural investigation into the relationships between personality traits and work values
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Psychol 139:5-32. 2005
    ..As a result of the 2 studies, the authors concluded that there are robust associations between certain personality traits and work values, although they do not clearly follow the intrinsic vs. extrinsic distinction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lay theories of schizophrenia. A cross-cultural comparison of British and Hong Kong Chinese attitudes, attributions and beliefs
    Adrian Furnham
    Dept of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:543-52. 2004
    ..This study set out to compare British and Chinese young people's beliefs about the manifestations, causes and cures of schizophrenia...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of facial neoteny and waist-to-hip ratio on judgements of female attractiveness and fecundity
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1H OAP, UK
    Psychol Health Med 11:129-41. 2006
    ..Results are interpreted in terms of neotenous facial attractiveness providing potential mates with information concerning phenotypic and genetic quality...
  23. doi request reprint A cross-cultural study of attitudes toward and beliefs about, male homosexuality
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Homosex 56:299-318. 2009
    ..However, while British supported biological models, Japanese' attitudes ranged widely from social, biological, to cognitive accounts. Implications for approaches to overcome social stigma in the Japanese society are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint A Cross-cultural Investigation of the Factors and Biases Involved in the Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources
    Adrian F Furnham
    University College London, UK
    J Health Psychol 7:381-91. 2002
    ..The results suggest that certain demographic factors may bias the decision making of individuals or committees involved in the allocation of scarce medical resources...
  25. doi request reprint Self- and other-estimates of multiple abilities in Britain and Turkey: a cross-cultural comparison of subjective ratings of intelligence
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 44:434-42. 2009
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the growing literature in the field...
  26. doi request reprint Psychiatric literacy and personality disorders
    Adrian Furnham
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 189:110-4. 2011
    ..The results showed that those who were female, older and had experienced a mental health problem were more accurate and mental health literate...
  27. ncbi request reprint Allocating scarce medical resources to the overweight
    Adrian Furnham
    Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London
    J Clin Ethics 21:346-56. 2010
    ..This study is partly replicative and partly innovative, and looks particularly at whether overweight patients would be discriminated against in allocating resources...
  28. doi request reprint Sex differences in beliefs about bulimia nervosa
    Adrian Furnham
    University College, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:67-77. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine sex differences in young people's beliefs about the causes and characteristics of, as well as treatment for, bulimia nervosa...
  29. doi request reprint The effect of French television sexual program content on the recall of sexual and nonsexual advertisements
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, England
    J Sex Res 48:590-8. 2011
    ..Males and females recalled sexual adverts equally, with no mediating effect of gender identity. Implications and limitations of the study are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Typical intellectual engagement, Big Five personality traits, approaches to learning and cognitive ability predictors of academic performance
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 79:769-82. 2009
    ..This paper examines the incremental validity of five psychometric tests and the sex and age of pupils to predict their General Certificate in Secondary Education (GCSE) test results...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sex, IQ, and emotional intelligence
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Psychol Rep 105:1092-4. 2009
    ..Pearson correlations were r = .40 and .41 between IQ test (Wonderlic Personnel Test) scores (M = 32.8) and IQ estimates (M = 27.9) and EQ estimates, respectively. Women's mean self-estimated IQ was significantly lower than men's...
  32. ncbi request reprint Demographic correlates of just world and unjust beliefs in an Austrian sample
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 105:989-94. 2009
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  33. ncbi request reprint A fair day's wage? Perceptions of public sector pay
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Psychol Rep 105:957-69. 2009
    ..The implications of this research on public attitudes toward wage determination are discussed, and avenues for further research highlighted...
  34. doi request reprint Psychiatric and psychotherapeutic literacy: attitudes to, and knowledge of, psychotherapy
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:525-37. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Lay theories of bipolar disorder: the causes, manifestations and cures for perceived bipolar disorder
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:255-69. 2010
    ..Theories of cause and treatment were logically correlated. Overall, the results suggest that lay people have reasonably informed beliefs about the causes and treatments of bipolar disorder, however recognition of the symptoms is poor...
  36. ncbi request reprint Estimating one's own personality and intelligence scores
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, UCL, Gower Street, London WCl, UK
    Br J Psychol 95:149-60. 2004
    ..Regressing both estimated and psychometric IQ scores onto estimated and psychometric personality scores indicated that the strongest significant effect was the relationship between trait scores and self-estimated intelligence...
  37. ncbi request reprint Perceived parental behaviour, self-esteem and happiness
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 35:463-70. 2000
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Music is as distracting as noise: the differential distraction of background music and noise on the cognitive test performance of introverts and extraverts
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1 0AP, UK
    Ergonomics 45:203-17. 2002
    ..Results confirmed this prediction. These findings support the Eysenckian hypothesis of the difference in optimum cortical arousal in introverts and extraverts...
  39. ncbi request reprint Predicting occupational personality test scores
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    J Psychol 134:103-11. 2000
    ..62 to r = .67). The results are discussed in terms of employers' use and abuse of personality assessment for job recruitment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about overcoming psychological problems among British and Japanese students
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    J Soc Psychol 140:63-74. 2000
    ..There were numerous cultural differences between the British group and both Japanese groups in their written ratings of strategies, particularly professional help, for each psychological problem...
  41. ncbi request reprint Medical students' attitudes about complementary and alternative medicine
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 9:275-84. 2003
    ..To compare the attitudes about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) of medical students from two different medical schools and at different stages of their medical training (first and third years)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Gender stereotyping in television advertisements: a study of French and Danish television
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, England
    Genet Soc Gen Psychol Monogr 126:79-104. 2000
    ..The methodological implications of these results are discussed as well as the theoretical issues arising from other studies of this sort...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sex, social class, and estimating IQ: middle-class male subjects rate themselves most intelligent
    A Furnham
    University College London
    Psychol Rep 87:753-8. 2000
    ..Fathers were awarded higher IQ scores than mothers (114 vs 107). Male subjects who had mothers in a higher social class gave themselves the highest mean score...
  44. ncbi request reprint Exploring attitudes toward, and knowledge of, homeopathy and CAM through focus groups
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, UCL, London
    Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 8:42-7. 2002
    ..Results showed participants had self-confessed ignorance about homeopathy and also that their ideas and beliefs were not internally coherent. Suggestions about using this methodology are considered...
  45. ncbi request reprint Zulu mothers' beliefs about their own and their children's intelligence
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College, London
    J Soc Psychol 143:83-94. 2003
    ..Although mothers estimated their own spatial, inter-, and intrapersonal intelligence to be higher than those of their children, they also believed that their children had higher mathematical intelligence...
  46. ncbi request reprint The allocation of scarce medical resources across medical conditions
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Psychol Psychother 75:189-203. 2002
    ..Most importantly, the results show that such effects are not restricted to life-saving resources but also to life-enhancing resources--IVF and cosmetic surgery...
  47. ncbi request reprint A comparison of lay-beliefs about autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:287-307. 2003
    ..The relevance of investigating lay beliefs of aetiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders for clinical practice is also highlighted...
  48. doi request reprint Psychiatric literacy and the personality disorders
    Adrian Furnham
    University College London, London, UK
    Psychopathology 45:29-41. 2012
    ..This study was concerned with investigating the mental health literacy of lay people in regard to the personality disorders...
  49. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting nonmedical participants' allocation of scarce medical resources
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University of College Long, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1 0AP
    J Soc Behav Pers 13:735-46. 1998
    ..Results are discussed in terms of establishing democratic criteria and informing medical personnel on explicit factors which may affect their decision making, thus guarding against biases in judgment...
  50. ncbi request reprint Estimates of self, parental, and partner multiple intelligence and their relationship with personality, values, and demographic variables: a study in Britain and France
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Span J Psychol 12:528-39. 2009
    ..Results were discussed in terms of the influence of gender-role stereotypes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric labelling, sex role stereotypes and beliefs about the mentally ill
    S Cormack
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 44:235-47. 1998
    ..It was concluded that while several variables combine to influence specific attitudes and beliefs about the mentally ill, the type of behaviour displayed is the crucial factor...
  52. ncbi request reprint Decisions concerning the allocation of scarce medical resources
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1 0AP, Great Britain
    J Soc Behav Pers 15:185-200. 2000
    ..In the second study it was found that when the decision was made in a group of three it amplifies the decision made by an individual. In this sense there was clear evidence of group polarization...
  53. doi request reprint Men's preferences for women's profile waist-to-hip ratio, breast size, and ethnic group in Britain and South Africa
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Psychol 100:313-25. 2009
    ..In addition, there was a strong positive correlation between ratings of attractiveness and health. These findings are discussed in relation to the interplay between culture and evolution in determining ideals of attractiveness...
  54. ncbi request reprint Aesthetic activities and aesthetic attitudes: influences of education, background and personality on interest and involvement in the arts
    I C McManus
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychol 97:555-87. 2006
    ..Class, age and sex had no direct relationship to aesthetic attitudes...
  55. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural study of mental health beliefs and attitudes towards seeking professional help
    S Sheikh
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 35:326-34. 2000
    ..Participants were 287 adults belonging to three groups (British Asian, western European and Pakistanis)...
  56. doi request reprint Personality and individual difference correlates of positive body image
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, United Kingdom
    Body Image 5:322-5. 2008
    ..In addition, higher media consumption and higher (male-stereotypic) instrumentality were associated with, but did not predict, higher body appreciation. These results are discussed in relation to the extant work on body image...
  57. doi request reprint Acceptance of cosmetic surgery: personality and individual difference predictors
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 6:7-13. 2009
    ..These results allow for the presentation of a preliminary model integrating personality and individual differences in predicting acceptance of cosmetic surgery...
  58. ncbi request reprint Abnormal eating attitudes and behaviours and perceived parental control: a study of white British and British-Asian school girls
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:462-70. 2001
    ..This study aimed to replicate and extend previous findings, comparing British-Asian schoolgirls to White schoolgirls and consider 'intra-Asian' differences on the same measures, including factor scores...
  59. ncbi request reprint Personality, peer relations, and self-confidence as predictors of happiness and loneliness
    Helen Cheng
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WCI 0AP, UK
    J Adolesc 25:327-39. 2002
    ..Self-rated school performance was the only direct predictor of happiness whereas general confidence and social interactions were related to adolescents' self-reported loneliness...
  60. doi request reprint Exploring the relationships between trait emotional intelligence and objective socio-emotional outcomes in childhood
    Stella Mavroveli
    Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 79:259-72. 2009
    ..This paper examines the validity of this construct, as operationalized by the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire-Child Form (TEIQue-CF), in primary schoolchildren...
  61. doi request reprint The influence of feminist ascription on judgements of women's physical attractiveness
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, United Kingdom
    Body Image 5:224-9. 2008
    ..These results are discussed in relation to possible protective factors against the internalisation of the thin ideal and body objectification...
  62. ncbi request reprint Exploring issues of personality measurement and structure through the development of a short form of the Eysenck Personality Profiler
    K V Petrides
    School of Psychology and Human Development, Institute of Education, University of London, 25 Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AA, England, UK
    J Pers Assess 81:271-80. 2003
    ..Our discussion focuses on issues concerning personality measurement and structure, including an examination of the role of confirmatory factor analysis in personality research...
  63. doi request reprint Egoistic, altruistic, and biospheric environmental concerns: a path analytic investigation of their determinants
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Scand J Psychol 51:139-45. 2010
    ..These results are discussed in relation to previous work on ECs and pro-environmental behavior...
  64. ncbi request reprint The perceived efficacy of homeopathy and orthodox medicine: a vignette-based study
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:193-201. 2000
    ..This study examined whether people thought neurotics were more likely to 'get better' when using CAM rather than orthodox medicine...
  65. ncbi request reprint How the public classify complementary medicine: a factor analytic study
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College, London, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:82-7. 2000
    ..To see how lay people group or classify various CAM therapies...
  66. ncbi request reprint Parents think their sons are brighter than their daughters: sex differences in parental self-estimations and estimations of their children's multiple intelligences
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Genet Psychol 163:24-39. 2002
    ..The findings are interpreted in terms of sociocultural and familial influences and the possibility of actual sex differences in particular abilities...
  67. doi request reprint Sociocultural adjustment among sojourning Malaysian students in Britain: a replication and path analytic extension
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2UW, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:57-65. 2010
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the role played by income in buffering against the negative aspects of sociocultural adjustment...
  68. doi request reprint Lay perceptions of current and future health, the causes of illness, and the nature of recovery: explaining health and illness in Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:519-40. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the available cross-cultural literature on lay beliefs about health...
  69. doi request reprint The influence of skin tone, hair length, and hair colour on ratings of women's physical attractiveness, health and fertility
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, UK
    Scand J Psychol 49:429-37. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings and the limitations of the use of line drawings are discussed in conclusion...
  70. ncbi request reprint Does experience of the 'occult' predict use of complementary medicine? Experience of, and beliefs about, both complementary medicine and ways of telling the future
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College, London, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:266-75. 2000
    ..Although interest in the occult was associated with interest in CM, participants were able to distinguish between the two, and displayed scepticism about the effectiveness of methods of predicting the future and some CM therapies...
  71. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of medical and nonmedical students toward orthodox and complementary therapies: is scientific evidence taken into account?
    L Yardley
    Department of Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 5:293-5. 1999
    ..Both groups appeared not to differentiate between established techniques (physiotherapy) and less tested techniques (yoga). Furthermore, neither group seemed particularly concerned about the scientific evaluations of treatments...
  72. ncbi request reprint Body image dissatisfaction: gender differences in eating attitudes, self-esteem, and reasons for exercise
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Psychol 136:581-96. 2002
    ..Specific reasons for exercise were found to correlate with low self-esteem and disordered eating, regardless of sex. The results are discussed in relation to burgeoning published research in this area...
  73. ncbi request reprint Self-estimates of intelligence: a study in two African countries
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Great Britain, United Kingdom
    J Psychol 138:265-85. 2004
    ..The authors discuss possible reasons for the relatively few gender differences in this study compared with other studies as well as possible reasons for the cross-cultural difference...
  74. ncbi request reprint Repressive coping style and positive self-presentation
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 8:223-49. 2003
    ..It was hypothesized that repressors would score higher than the other three groups on trait EI, self-estimated IQ and functional impulsivity, but lower on dysfunctional impulsivity...
  75. doi request reprint The portrayal of men and women in television advertisements: an updated review of 30 studies published since 2000
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 51:216-36. 2010
    ..They examined over 8,000 advertisements. National and cultural differences in gender stereotypes are also considered in the light of this data. The popularity of, and the problems associated with, the research paradigm are considered...
  76. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of Furnham's Money Attitude Scale
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Psychol Rep 91:457-8. 2002
    ..This paper offers a critique of Yang and Lester's analysis of Furnham's Money Attitude Scale...
  77. doi request reprint Lonelier, lazier, and teased: the stigmatizing effect of body size
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London W1B 2UW, England
    J Soc Psychol 148:577-93. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that body size is an important characteristic to consider when examining body stigmatization among men and women. These results also show support for the beautiful-is-good bias...
  78. ncbi request reprint Estimates of emotional and psychometric intelligence: evidence for gender-based stereotypes
    K V Petrides
    Department of Psychology, University College, London, England
    J Soc Psychol 144:149-62. 2004
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Incremental validity of the typical intellectual engagement scale as predictor of different academic performance measures
    Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK
    J Pers Assess 87:261-8. 2006
    ..Implications are discussed in light of the investment theory of intellectual competence and the utility of self-report inventories as predictors of academic achievement...
  80. ncbi request reprint Ignorance about homeopathy
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 5:475-8. 1999
    ..Despite its popularity, people remain surprisingly ignorant about homeopathy...
  81. doi request reprint The truth is out there: the structure of beliefs about extraterrestrial life among Austrian and British respondents
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, England
    J Soc Psychol 149:29-43. 2009
    ..The authors found only political orientation and religiosity to be significantly correlated with factor scores. They discuss their results in relation to previous reports of extraterrestrial beliefs...
  82. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and beliefs towards complementary and alternative medicine (CAM): a cross-cultural approach comparing Singapore and the United Kingdom
    Su Anne Chua
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1 H OAP, UK
    Complement Ther Med 16:247-53. 2008
    ..Explanations for this observation include the differences in availability and accessibility of CAM in each country, as well as the medical models that are valued and supported in each culture...
  83. doi request reprint "How to spot a psychopath". Lay theories of psychopathy
    Adrian Furnham
    Dept of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:464-72. 2009
    ..These results suggest that educational programmes are required to improve mental health literacy in relation to psychopathy among the general public...
  84. ncbi request reprint Personality and music: can traits explain how people use music in everyday life?
    Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
    Br J Psychol 98:175-85. 2007
    ..g. change or enhance moods). Results suggest that individual differences in personality and cognitive ability may partly determine the way in which we experience music. Limitations and suggestions for future studies are discussed...
  85. ncbi request reprint The perceived efficacy of various "future-ologies" and complementary medicine
    A Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 6:71-6. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between beliefs in ways of telling the future (astrology, graphology, palmistry etc) and beliefs in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  86. doi request reprint Decomposing self-estimates of intelligence: structure and sex differences across 12 nations
    Sophie von Stumm
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    Br J Psychol 100:429-42. 2009
    ..Furthermore, international mean differences in general SEI could not be attributed to discrepancies in national intelligence quotient (IQ) levels or to cultural variations...
  87. ncbi request reprint A possible model for understanding the personality--intelligence interface
    Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
    Department of Psychology, University of Bath, UK
    Br J Psychol 95:249-64. 2004
    ..The presented model may, therefore, be used to explore causation and further develop theoretical approaches to understanding the relation between ability and nonability traits underlying human performance...
  88. doi request reprint Patient preferences for dentists
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College, London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 14:143-9. 2009
    ..Limitations of the study design are discussed in conclusion...
  89. doi request reprint Free the animals? Investigating attitudes toward animal testing in Britain and the United States
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, UK
    Scand J Psychol 49:269-76. 2008
    ..Correlation and regression analyses showed that there were few significant individual difference predictors of both factors. These results are discussed in relation to past and future work on attitudes toward animal testing...
  90. doi request reprint A content analysis of British food advertisements aimed at children and adults
    Rebecca Sixsmith
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Health Promot Int 25:24-32. 2010
    ..Child-focused advertisements were mainly for convenience foods and snacks which are of considerable interest to health promotion policy makers...
  91. ncbi request reprint Contributions to the history of psychology: CXVIII. Michael Argyle, 1925-2002
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, England
    Psychol Rep 93:505-6. 2003
    ..Recollections of Michael Argyle, one of Europe's leading social psychologists, cover his life, work, and some ideas...
  92. ncbi request reprint Phobic anxiety in 11 nations. Part I: Dimensional constancy of the five-factor model
    W A Arrindell
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen, Heymans Institute, Grote Kruisstraat 2 I, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:461-79. 2003
    ..This opens the way to further studies that attempt to predict (on an a priori basis) cross-national variations in fear levels with dimensions of national cultures...
  93. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in self-rated and partner-rated multiple intelligences: a Portuguese replication
    Felix Neto
    Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciencias da Educacao, Universidade do Porto, Rua Dr Manuel Pereira da Silva, 4200 392 Porto, Portugal
    J Psychol 140:591-602. 2006
    ..Factor analysis of the 10 and then 8 self-estimated scores did not confirm Gardner's 3-factor classification of multiple intelligences in this sample...
  94. ncbi request reprint Estimating self, parental, and partner multiple intelligences: a replication in Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, England
    J Soc Psychol 146:645-55. 2006
    ..The authors discussed results in terms of the extant cross-cultural literature in the field...
  95. ncbi request reprint Gender, anxiety-depressivity and self-image among adolescents
    Bruce Kirkcaldy
    International Centre for the Study of Occupational and Mental Health, Haydnstr 61, 40593 Düsseldorf, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 18:50-8. 2003
    ..Female adolescents displayed lower self-image, lower paternal acceptance (but not maternal rejection/acceptance), lower mathematical competency, and higher linguistic competency, when compared to male adolescents...
  96. ncbi request reprint Preferences for female body size in Britain and the South Pacific
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    Body Image 4:219-23. 2007
    ..Implications of this finding are discussed in conclusion...
  97. ncbi request reprint Evaluating self and partner physical attractiveness
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Body Image 4:97-101. 2007
    ..In addition, the results showed that body weight and facial attractiveness were the best predictors of overall physical attractiveness. Implications of these results in terms of social biases are considered...
  98. ncbi request reprint British Gujarati Indian immigrants' and British Caucasians' beliefs about health and illness
    Rena Jobanputra
    National Clinical Association Service, London
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:350-64. 2005
    ..This study examined cultural differences in beliefs about health and illness to explore differences in younger and older British Caucasians' and British Gujarati Indian immigrants' beliefs about health and illness...
  99. ncbi request reprint Unattractive, promiscuous and heavy drinkers: perceptions of women with tattoos
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    Body Image 4:343-52. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of stereotypes about women who have tattoos and the effects of such stereotypes on well-being...
  100. ncbi request reprint Beliefs in genetic determinism and attitudes towards psychiatric genetic research: psychometric scale properties, construct associations, demographic correlates, and cross-cultural comparisons
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 101:979-86. 2007
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  101. ncbi request reprint General health mediates the relationship between loneliness, life satisfaction and depression. A study with Malaysian medical students
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:161-6. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between life satisfaction, loneliness, general health and depression among 172 medical students in Malaysia...