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The normative and personal life: Individual and cultural differences in personal life stories and cultural life scripts
(INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, 2008-06-01)
Taking tests in the magnet: Brain mapping standardized tests.
(Human brain mapping, 2017-11)
Standardized psychometric tests are sophisticated, well-developed, and consequential instruments; test outcomes are taken as facts about people that impact their lives in important ways. As part of an initial demonstration ...
Most People who Think that They are Likely to Enter Psychotherapy also Think it is Plausible that They could have Forgotten their own Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse.
(Applied cognitive psychology, 2009-01)
Pezdek and Blandon-Gitlin (in press) found that 25% of their participants reported as plausible or very plausible that they themselves could have been a victim of childhood sexual abuse without being able to remember it. ...
Neural responses to emotional involuntary memories in posttraumatic stress disorder: Differences in timing and activity.
(NeuroImage. Clinical, 2018-01)
Background:Involuntary memories are a hallmark symptom of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but studies of the neural basis of involuntary memory retrieval in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are sparse. The study ...
Emotionally charged autobiographical memories across the life span: the recall of happy, sad, traumatic, and involuntary memories.
(Psychology and aging, 2002-12)
A sample of 1,241 respondents between 20 and 93 years old were asked their age in their happiest, saddest, most traumatic, most important memory, and most recent involuntary memory. For older respondents, there was a clear ...
Scientific evidence versus outdated beliefs: A response to Brewin (2016).
(Journal of abnormal psychology, 2016-10)
We find Brewin's (2016) critiques of the narratives, power, and coherence measures in Rubin et al. (2016) without merit; his suggestions for a "revised formulation" (p. 1015) of coherence are contradicted by data readily ...
Psychological and clinical correlates of the Centrality of Event Scale: A systematic review.
(Clinical psychology review, 2018-11)
The Centrality of Event Scale (CES) was introduced to examine the extent to which a traumatic or stressful event is perceived as central to an individual's identity and life story, and how this relates to Posttraumatic Stress ...
Self-narrative focus in autobiographical events: The effect of time, emotion, and individual differences.
(Memory & cognition, 2019-01)
Individuals may take a self-narrative focus on the meaning of personal events in their life story, rather than viewing the events in isolation. Using the Centrality of Event Scale (CES; Berntsen & Rubin in Behaviour Research ...