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We Don’t Dislike the Alarm: We Dislike Complying with the Alarm

Increasing compliance in fire alarms is important. This study suggests that compliance may be influenced more by attitudes towards complying with the alarm than by attitudes towards the alarm itself.

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Should I Stay or Should I Run? Attitudes and Subjective Norms About Disaster Alarms

This study attempts to distinguish between attitude and subjective norms as ways to describe human compliance to warning and alarm systems.

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Sound the Alarm—Death Approaches (Suarakan Genderang—Maut Menyerang): The Tsunami Early Warning System in Indonesia

By combining literature in both Human Factors and Social Psychology relating to warning systems, we hope to begin finding solutions to preventing another disaster like the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

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The Contagion of Emotion, Perception, and Goal-directed Behavior through Symbolic Environments

Symbolic contagion is defined and discussed. Four studies show how symbolic contagion can occur in various virtual environments.

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Two Degrees of Separation: Negative Evaluations of the People and Products Associated with Stigmatized Persons

Stigma by association is extended towards a computer programmer who has designed a new software

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How the Gay Courtesy Stigma Affects Trust in a Programmer’s Software Program

If a programmer, his brother, or his neighbor are described as homosexual, then trust in the programmer’s work product is negatively affected.

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Student Self-Awareness in Test-Taking Consistency During Assessments

The current study reveals that participants from India and the United States were generally poor at self-assessing their own level of consistency when taking basic exams.

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Published online: April 25, 2014

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Are People Accurate at Self-Assessing Their Consistency of Attitudes Towards Automation?

There are very few studies on the attitudes towards automation, or the consistency of attitudes towards automation. The purpose of this study was to examine these issues.

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Educational Technology and Equity: Students Access To and Use of Computers in Low- and Middle-Socioeconomic Schools

Public schools in Northern California are not providing students from low-SES backgrounds with opportunities to access and use computers in a manner that facilitates academic achievement and computer literacy.

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Published online: May 20, 2014

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The Perception of Video Game Experience and Its Effects on STEM Tasks and Tests

Through a worldwide survey, the current study examined how people’s perception of video game players affected their beliefs about performance on STEM tasks.

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Published online: May 19, 2015

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