Category Archives: Psychology

On SAGE Insight: Isolating therapeutic procedures to investigate mechanisms of change in cognitive behavioral therapy for depression

Although cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the most extensively studied and evidence-based treatment for depression, 47% of the individuals suffering from depression show no response to CBT, and improvement is highly necessary. One way to improve treatments is to find … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The impact of motives for Facebook use on Facebook addiction

Article: The impact of motives for Facebook use on Facebook addiction among ordinary users in Jordan From International Journal of Social Psychiatry Facebook has become the most popular social networking site with more than 2.07 billion monthly active users. However, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Sexual desire enables the forming of relationship-initiating behaviors

Article title: Fueled by desire – Sexual activation facilitates the enactment of relationship-initiating behaviors From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Evolutionary and attachment scholars have long theorized that sexual desire serves as a powerful motivational force that brings potential romantic … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Stepfamily Relationship Quality and Stepchildren’s Depression in Adolescence and Adulthood

From Emerging Adulthood The family is a central developmental context for all individuals, yet the landscape of the family in the United States has undergone significant shifts over the last several decades, including rises in the rates of divorce, remarriage, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Revisiting the Jezebel Stereotype: The Impact of Target Race on Sexual Objectification

From Psychology of Women Quarterly   “Black women are regularly depicted in an objectifying and sexualized manner in Western media, oftentimes as Jezebels.  But do Black women experience greater objectification than White women? Using eye-tracking technology, in this article Anderson … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Some spooky reads made available to mark Halloween

This is the time of year to celebrate the wonderfully spooky and strange! To join the festivities SAGE offers free access to some fitting content: Surviving a zombie apocalypse: Leadership configurations in extreme contexts David A Buchanan, Markus Hällgren, DOI: … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Blog Posts from SAGE Open Access in 2018

In 2018, open access journals at SAGE began experimenting with a new style of blog post, to aid authors in reaching new audiences with their research. These new blog posts allow the author to summarise one or more of the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Associations Between Sleep and Anxiety Symptoms in Emerging Adults

Article title: Bidirectional Associations Between Sleep and Anxiety Symptoms in Emerging Adults in a Residential College Setting From Emerging Adulthood Emerging adulthood represents a unique developmental stage during which individuals are presented with new opportunities and challenges as they seek … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Data Sharing in Psychology

Article details: Data Sharing in Psychology: A Survey on Barriers and Preconditions From Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science Despite its potential to accelerate academic progress in psychological science, public data sharing remains relatively uncommon. The aim of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The relation between social identity and test anxiety in university students

From Health Psychology Open Students have relationships with several social communities, such as friends or university study groups. This membership can be supportive through personal security, intellectual stimulation, and collaborative learning. Social identification has been shown to be a protective … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Using “Big Data” Versus Alternative Measures of Aggregate Data to Predict the U.S. 2016 Presidential Election

From Psychological Reports The presidential election of Donald Trump took many experts and lay individuals alike by surprise. Post-mortem analyses of the election results have attempted to shed light on the unprecedented victory by relying on a host of individual … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Is engagement with music associated with higher wellbeing?

Article title: If you’re happy and you know it: Music engagement and subjective wellbeing From Psychology of Music Music is considered to be one of the most enjoyable and satisfying everyday activities, engaging with music is proposed to offer a … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Analytic thought increases support for liberal policies

Article title: Hong Kong liberals are more analytical: Analytic thought increases support for liberal policies From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin Society for Personality and Social Psychology This study tests whether liberals and conservatives in the same country process information … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: To Go Forward, We Must Look Back: The Importance of Evolutionary Psychology for Understanding Modern Politics

Special Issue: Evolution and Politics From Evolutionary Psychology As new waves of populism arise and cause disruption around the globe, there is both great interest in attempting to explain the origin of this dynamic as well as a need to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Community-wide physical activity intervention significantly increases mental wellbeing

Poor mental health is a major cause of disease burden and is consistently associated with deprivation, low income, unemployment, poor education, poorer physical health and increased health-risk behaviour. Furthermore, early mental health problems in adolescence can have a lasting effect … Continue reading

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