Effects of appearance-based admonitions against sun exposure on tanning intentions in young adults.

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Textbooks say that telling people about how tanning makes them less attractive reduces tanning and associated risks. Are they right?

Jones & Leary (1994). Effects of appearance-based admonitions against sun exposure on tanning intentions in young adults. Health Psychology, 13, 86–90.

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Self-awareness and other-awareness: Mirror self-recognition and synchronic imitation among unfamiliar peers.

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Does awareness of oneself as a distinct entity tend to come with awareness of others as other people?

Asendorpf & Baudonnière (1993). Self-awareness and other-awareness: Mirror self-recognition and synchronic imitation among unfamiliar peers. Developmental Psychology, 29(1), 88-95

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The development of children’s knowledge about inner speech

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Textbooks claim: “preschoolers do not recognise the importance of ‘inner speech’ — using words inside one’s head — while performing tasks such as mental arithmetic.” Should we believe them?

 

Flavell, Green, Flavell, & Grossman, (1997). The development of children’s knowledge about inner speech. Child Development, 68(1), 39–47.

 

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Facebook profiles reflect actual personality, not self-idealization.

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Sorry about the recording quality, I’m too sick to fix it now.

Back, M. D., Stopfer, J. M., Vazire, S., Gaddis, S., Schmukle, S. C., Egloff, B., & Gosling, S. D. (2010). Facebook profiles reflect actual personality, not self-idealization. Psychological Science, 21(3), 372–374.

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