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Intending to be aggressive : applying the theory of planned behaviour to reactive and instrumental adolescent aggression
Adolescents’ intentions to behave in both reactive and instrumental aggression were assessed using the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB; I. Ajzen, 1985). Along with examining the TPB, perceptions of self-efficacy (A. ...
Conditioning of interictal behaviours, but not ictal behaviours, seizures, or afterdischarge threshold, by kindling of the amygdala in rats
Repeated focal electrical stimulation of the brain results in kindling, the development of generalized seizures that progress in length and severity as more seizures are elicited. Barnes et al. (2001) paired one context ...
The influence of offender and victim ethnicity on perceptions of crime severity and recommended punishment
Crime severity has been found to be one of the best predictors of sentencing decisions (Darley, Carlsmith, & Robinson, 2000). There is however a dearth of research examining the effect of offender and victim ethnicity on ...
Assessing the role of the hippocampus in amygdala kindled fear : an analysis of environmental habituation
Amygdala kindling is commonly used to study the mechanisms involved in epileptogenesis, with long-term amygdala kindling providing a useful model of the behavioural disturbances— such as heightened anxiety— that can occur ...
Risk assessment and community management : the relationship between implementation quality and recidivism
Risk assessment and case management are two important aspects of young offender corrections and reintegration. Evaluating the extent to which case management practices are guided by risk assessment is important because the ...
Understanding prejudice and discrimination : heterosexuals' motivations for engaging in homonegativity directed toward gay men
To date, little research has documented the prevalence of anti-gay behaviours on Canadian university campuses or directly explored heterosexual men’s and women’s self-reported reasons for holding negative attitudes toward ...