Gian Vittorio Caprara

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Personalizing politics: a congruency model of political preference
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Am Psychol 59:581-94. 2004
  2. ncbi Positive orientation: explorations on what is common to life satisfaction, self-esteem, and optimism
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 19:63-71. 2010
  3. doi A look into the ballot box: gaze following conveys information about implicit attitudes toward politicians
    Marco Tullio Liuzza
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 66:209-16. 2013
  4. doi The positivity scale
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 24:701-12. 2012
  5. doi Voters and leaders in the mirror of politics: similarity in personality and voting choice in Italy and Spain
    Michele Vecchione
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Psychol 46:259-70. 2011
  6. pmc Measurement Invariance and Convergent Validity of Anger and Sadness Self-Regulation Among Youth From Six Cultural Groups
    Laura Di Giunta
    Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Assessment . 2015
  7. doi Mastery of negative affect: a hierarchical model of emotional self-efficacy beliefs
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Psychology Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 25:105-16. 2013
  8. doi Being positive despite illness: The contribution of positivity to the quality of life of cancer patients
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    a Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Health 31:524-34. 2016
  9. doi The attracting power of the gaze of politicians is modulated by the personality and ideological attitude of their voters: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Valentina Cazzato
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 42:2534-45. 2015
  10. doi Fortunes and misfortunes of political leaders reflected in the eyes of their electors
    Giuseppina Porciello
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza, University of Rome, Via dei Marsi, 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 234:733-40. 2016

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Publications13

  1. ncbi Personalizing politics: a congruency model of political preference
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Am Psychol 59:581-94. 2004
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  2. ncbi Positive orientation: explorations on what is common to life satisfaction, self-esteem, and optimism
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 19:63-71. 2010
    ..Literature documents that the judgments people hold about themselves, their life, and their future are important ingredients of their psychological functioning and well-being, and are commonly related to each other...
  3. doi A look into the ballot box: gaze following conveys information about implicit attitudes toward politicians
    Marco Tullio Liuzza
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 66:209-16. 2013
    ..A multivariate regression model showed that, while IAT scores are predicted by explicit emotions toward the candidate, GF is predicted by the candidates' perceived influence within their political coalition...
  4. doi The positivity scale
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 24:701-12. 2012
    ..Psychometric findings across diverse cultural context attest to the robustness of the P Scale and to positivity as a basic disposition...
  5. doi Voters and leaders in the mirror of politics: similarity in personality and voting choice in Italy and Spain
    Michele Vecchione
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Psychol 46:259-70. 2011
    ..Findings hold across countries and political figures, demonstrating the role that personal characteristics of both voters and candidates play in orienting political preference...
  6. pmc Measurement Invariance and Convergent Validity of Anger and Sadness Self-Regulation Among Youth From Six Cultural Groups
    Laura Di Giunta
    Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Assessment . 2015
    ..Anger subscales were related to externalizing problems, while sadness subscales were related to internalizing symptoms...
  7. doi Mastery of negative affect: a hierarchical model of emotional self-efficacy beliefs
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Psychology Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 25:105-16. 2013
    ..The various modes of emotional self-efficacy correlated in conceptually coherent ways to measures of emotional stability, irritability, depression, shyness, fearful affect, and need for reparation...
  8. doi Being positive despite illness: The contribution of positivity to the quality of life of cancer patients
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    a Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Health 31:524-34. 2016
    ....
  9. doi The attracting power of the gaze of politicians is modulated by the personality and ideological attitude of their voters: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Valentina Cazzato
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 42:2534-45. 2015
    ..Our results suggest that neural activity in the social orienting circuit is modulated by higher-order social dimensions, such as in-group PS and individual differences in ideological attitudes. ..
  10. doi Fortunes and misfortunes of political leaders reflected in the eyes of their electors
    Giuseppina Porciello
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza, University of Rome, Via dei Marsi, 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 234:733-40. 2016
    ..Thus, the present experimental findings suggest that gaze-following can be modulated by complex situational and dispositional factors such as leader's popularity and voter-leader perceived similarity. ..
  11. doi Why and How to Promote Adolescents' Prosocial Behaviors: Direct, Mediated and Moderated Effects of the CEPIDEA School-Based Program
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza, Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
    J Youth Adolesc 44:2211-29. 2015
    ..These findings suggest that interventions aimed at promoting prosocial behaviors while having the potential to support positive outcomes may also counteract or redirect negative trajectories of functioning...
  12. pmc Follow my eyes: the gaze of politicians reflexively captures the gaze of ingroup voters
    Marco Tullio Liuzza
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e25117. 2011
    ..Thus, higher-order social variables such as political leadership and affiliation prepotently affect reflexive shifts of attention...
  13. doi Juvenile firesetting in Italy: relationship to aggression, psychopathology, personality, self-efficacy, and school functioning
    Giannetta Del Bove
    La Sapienza Inter University Center for Research on the Origins of Prosocial and Antisocial Motivation, University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:235-44. 2008
    ..This highlights the importance of fire involvement in both the assessment and prediction of antisocial behavior and psychosocial adjustment in adolescence...