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Investigating the Effects of Fantasy Proneness and Instructions to Fantasize
Fantasy prone individuals spend much of their time fantasizing, focusing on a rich internal world of imaginary people or stories, vivid memories, or dreams. Fantasy proneness has been linked to psychological distress and ...
Social Functioning in Survivors of Pediatric Cancer: A Conceptual Model of Assessment
Many survivors of pediatric brain tumors and leukemia will experience cognitive, academic, and social difficulties that will significantly impact their quality of life. Of these, the least is known about the nature and ...
The Social World of Gifted Adolescents: Sociometric Status, Friendship, Social Network Centrality
The current project is the first study to investigate the competence of academically gifted youth across multiple dimensions of the peer system. To date, there is no comprehensive examination of the social functioning of ...
Do Individual Differences in Authenticity Influence the Magnitude and Affective Consequences of Self-Discrepancies?
Theories of self-regulation address the continuous process in which individuals compare their behavior to salient goals or standards. Two well-known theories of self-regulation, self-discrepancy theory (SDT) and regulatory ...
Does Mindfulness Affect Subsystems of Attention?
Attention is considered a fundamental component of mindfulness and current theory suggests that it is a primary mechanism of change that contributes to the substantive improvements in physical and psychological functioning ...