D Vaughn Becker
Affiliation: Arizona State University
- Sexually selective cognition: beauty captures the mind of the beholderJon K Maner
Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1270, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 85:1107-20. 2003..Results suggest that different mating-related motives may guide the selective processing of attractive men and women...
- Concentrating on beauty: sexual selection and sociospatial memoryD Vaughn Becker
Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Department of Applied Psychology, Mesa 85212, USA
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1643-52. 2005..Analysis of matching errors suggested that, compared to other targets, attractive women were less confusable with one another. Results are discussed in terms of the different functions that attractiveness serves for men and women...
- The vividness of happiness in dynamic facial displays of emotionD Vaughn Becker
Cognitive Science and Engineering, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e26551. 2012..Indeed, a survey of past research on the visual search for emotional expressions finds better support for a happiness detection advantage, and the explanation may lie in the coevolution of the signal and the receiver...
- Lingering effects of inattention on the recognition of novel formsD Vaughn Becker
Department of Applied Psychology, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
Memory 17:687-94. 2009....
- The face in the crowd effect unconfounded: happy faces, not angry faces, are more efficiently detected in single- and multiple-target visual search tasksD Vaughn Becker
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, AZ, USA
J Exp Psychol Gen 140:637-59. 2011....
- The confounded nature of angry men and happy womenD Vaughn Becker
Applied Psychology Program, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 92:179-90. 2007....
- Perception and recognition memory of words and werds: two-way mirror effectsD Vaughn Becker
Department of Psychology, Box 871104, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
Mem Cognit 34:1495-511. 2006..The results are also consistent with a recent lexical decision model, REM-LD, that emphasizes memory retrieval and top-down matching processes in lexical decision...
- Signal detection on the battlefield: priming self-protection vs. revenge-mindedness differentially modulates the detection of enemies and alliesD Vaughn Becker
Department of Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e23929. 2011..These methods demonstrate the importance of considering how signal detection tasks that occur in motivationally-charged environments depart from results obtained in conventionally motivationally-inert laboratory settings...
- They all look the same to me (unless they're angry): from out-group homogeneity to out-group heterogeneityJoshua M Ackerman
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
Psychol Sci 17:836-40. 2006..Indeed, when participants' cognitive processing capacity was constrained, recognition accuracy was greater for angry Black faces than for angry White faces, demonstrating an out-group heterogeneity bias...
- Infection breeds reticence: the effects of disease salience on self-perceptions of personality and behavioral avoidance tendenciesChad R Mortensen
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85282 1004, USA
Psychol Sci 21:440-7. 2010..Together, these findings reveal functional changes in perception and behavior that would serve to promote avoidance of potentially infectious individuals...
- Self-protective biases in group categorization: threat cues shape the psychological boundary between "us" and "them"Saul L Miller
Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 99:62-77. 2010..outgroup. Findings support a threat-based framework for intergroup psychology...
- Functional projection: how fundamental social motives can bias interpersonal perceptionJon K Maner
Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 88:63-78. 2005..Additionally, participants with chronic self-protective and mate-search goals exhibited similar biases. Findings are consistent with a functionalist, motivation-based account of interpersonal perception...
- A reproductive threat-based model of evolved sex differences in jealousyBrad J Sagarin
Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, USA
Evol Psychol 10:487-503. 2012....