- Effects of prosocial video games on prosocial behavior
School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Pevensey 1, Falmer BN1 9QH, England
J Pers Soc Psychol 98:211-21. 2010
..Thus, depending on the content of the video game, playing video games not only has negative effects on social behavior but has positive effects as well...
- Asymmetrical effects of reward and punishment on attributions of morality
Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Pevensey 1, BN1 9QH, Brighton, UK
J Soc Psychol 148:407-20. 2008
..That is, given a reward relative to a punishment, participants were more likely to assume that the agent would have helped even if no incentive had been offered...
- Effects of songs with prosocial lyrics on prosocial behavior: further evidence and a mediating mechanism
Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Pevensey 1, Brighton, BN1 9QH England, United Kingdom
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1500-11. 2009
..This effect was mediated by interpersonal empathy. The results are consistent with the general learning model and point to the importance of the affective route in explaining how media exposure influences social behavior...
- The effect of anticipated affect on persistence and performance
Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, UK
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:172-86. 2009
..In all studies, participants anticipated more intense emotional reactions than they actually experienced (impact bias)...
- Self-regulation and selective exposure: the impact of depleted self-regulation resources on confirmatory information processing
School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
J Pers Soc Psychol 94:382-95. 2008
..In sum, the impact of ego depletion on confirmatory information search seems to be more motivational than cognitive in nature...
- Asymmetrical attributions for approach versus avoidance behavior
Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Leopoldstrasse 13, 80202 Munich, Germany
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:1371-82. 2003
..Finally, Experiment 5 revealed that a similar incentive valence effect is found in other appetitive versus aversive motivational contexts. Theoretical explanations of this phenomenon are discussed...
- Preference-consistent evaluation of information in the hidden profile paradigm: beyond group-level explanations for the dominance of shared information in group decisions
Department of Psychology, Social Psychology Unit, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
J Pers Soc Psychol 84:322-39. 2003
..In Experiment 2, it was determined that this effect is due to preference-consistent evaluation of information that constitutes an individual-level process mediating the failure of group members to solve hidden profiles...
- Whom would you rather help: an acquaintance not responsible for her plight or a responsible sibling?
Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
J Soc Psychol 143:331-40. 2003
..But in life-or-death situations, inasmuch as the reproductive fitness of the person in need is in danger, a responsible sibling would be supported more than a nonresponsible acquaintance...