IAFOR Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences

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Immersive Research Experiences: Influences on Science Teaching Motivation and Practices

  Authors: Lindsey Hubbard, North Carolina State University, United States Stella Jackman-Ryan, North Carolina State University, United States Margareta Thomson, North Carolina State University, United States Email: [email protected] Published: August 12, 2022 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.05 Citation: Hubbard, L., Jackman-Ryan, S., & Thomson, M. (2022). Immersive Research Experiences: Influences on Science Teaching Motivation and Practices, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.05 Abstract

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Comparative Study of Realistic Optimism between India and Japan University Students

  Author: Aneesah Nishaat, Soka University, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: August 12, 2022 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.04 Citation: Nishaat, A. (2022). Comparative Study of Realistic Optimism between India and Japan University Students, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.04 Abstract This study aimed to determine the differences in realistic optimism between Indian and Japanese university students using the realistic optimism scale. Indian students

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Online Health Information Seeking Behavior and Thriving Quotient in the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Mediating Role of Mental Toughness

  Author: Rhalf Jayson Guanco, Adventist University of the Philippines, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: August 12, 2022 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.03 Citation: Guanco, R. J. (2022). Online Health Information Seeking Behavior and Thriving Quotient in the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Mediating Role of Mental Toughness, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.03 Abstract Accurate and dependable health information has been shown to support students’

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Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Maternal Accuracy in the Perception of Infant Emotions, and Parenting Difficulties

  Authors: Ryo Ishii, Nara University of Education, Japan Tomoko Obara, Ohkagakuen University, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: August 12, 2022 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.02 Citation: Ishii, R., & Tomoko, O. (2022). Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Maternal Accuracy in the Perception of Infant Emotions, and Parenting Difficulties, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.02 Abstract This study examined age-related differences in the relationship between

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Effects of Visual Metaphors on Enhancing the Power of Advertisements

  Authors: Brian J. Birdsell, Hirosaki University, Japan Natsuko Tatsuta, Hirosaki University, Japan Hiroaki Nakamura, Nagoya University of Economics, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: August 12, 2022 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1.01 Citation: Birdsell, B. J., Tatsuta, N., & Nakamura, H. (2022). Effects of Visual Metaphors on Enhancing the Power of Advertisements. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences,

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 8 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 8 – Issue 1 Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: August 12, 2022 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.8.1 Articles Effects of Visual Metaphors on Enhancing the Power of Advertisements Brian J. Birdsell, Hirosaki University, Japan Natsuko Tatsuta, Hirosaki University, Japan Hiroaki Nakamura, Nagoya University

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You Pray for Him a Bit More”: Young Adults’ Positive Aspects of Caregiving (PAC) Towards Parental Cancer

  Authors: Tharunnia M.S Ganesan, Coventry University, United Kingdom Karen Maher, Coventry University, United Kingdom Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.06 Citation: Ganesan, M.S, & Maher, K. (2021). You Pray for Him a Bit More”: Young Adults’ Positive Aspects of Caregiving (PAC) Towards Parental Cancer. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.06 Abstract Young adult

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Self-Determination, Deviance, and Risk Factors

  Authors: Shyanna Albrecht, University of Saskatchewan, Canada David Mykota, University of Saskatchewan, Canada Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.05 Citation: Albrecht, S., & Mykota, D. (2021). Self-Determination, Deviance, and Risk Factors. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.05 Abstract Deviant behaviours are a significant cost to Canadian society and can incur an immeasurable amount

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Comparative Perspectives on Motivations and Values Among Novice Teachers

  Authors: Margareta M. Thomson, North Carolina State University, USA Jean-Louis Berger, University of Fribourg; Fribourg, Switzerland Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.04 Citation: Thomson, M. M., & Berger, J.-L. (2021). Comparative Perspectives on Motivations and Values Among Novice Teachers. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.04 Abstract The current study aims at analyzing and

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Online Learning in the Era of COVID-19: Computer Anxiety and Mental Health Among College Students

  Authors: Nahal Salimi, Northern Illinois University, USA Bryan Gere, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA Bridget Irioogbe, Northern Illinois University, USA Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.03 Citation: Salimi, N., Gere, B., & Irioogbe, B. (2021). Online Learning in the Era of COVID-19: Computer Anxiety and Mental Health Among College Students. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the

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Fiction Reading and Empathy Capacity of Selected Filipino Adolescents and Young Adults

  Authors: Kathleen Denise H. Ubaldo, University of the Philippines Los Baños Laguna, Philippines Marison Felicidad R. Dy, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.02 Citation: Ubaldo, K. D. H., & Dy, M. F. R. (2021). Fiction Reading and Empathy Capacity of Selected Filipino Adolescents and Young Adults. IAFOR Journal of Psychology

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Conjugal Visits in Prisons Discourse: The Prisoners’ Voice in Malawi

  Author: Samson C. R. Kajawo, University of Malawi, Malawi Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.01 Citation: Kajawo, S. C. R. (2021). Conjugal Visits in Prisons Discourse: The Prisoners’ Voice in Malawi. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.01 Abstract The issue of possible provision of prisoners’ conjugal rights in jurisdictions not yet allowing them,

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 7 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: December 24, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1 Articles Conjugal Visits in Prisons Discourse: The Prisoners’ Voice in Malawi Samson C. R. Kajawo, University of Malawi, Malawi Fiction Reading and Empathy Capacity of Selected

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Efficacy of Behaviour Modification Therapy on the Internet Gaming Disorder of the Selected Filipino High School Students

Authors: Almina P. Ramos, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Claudette A. Agnes, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.06 Citation: Ramos, A. P., & Agnes, C. A. (2020). Efficacy of Behaviour Modification Therapy on the Internet Gaming Disorder of the Selected Filipino High School Students. IAFOR Journal of Psychology &

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Efficacy of Behaviour Modification Therapy on the Internet Gaming Disorder of the Selected Filipino High School Students

Authors: Almina P. Ramos, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Claudette A. Agnes, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.06 Citation: Ramos, A. P., & Agnes, C. A. (2020). Efficacy of Behaviour Modification Therapy on the Internet Gaming Disorder of the Selected Filipino High School Students, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.06 The excessive use

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Do Newer Antidepressant Drugs Really Have Reduced Side Effects? Examining a Random “Real World” Sample of 300+ Receivers of Medications

Author: Nicholas Norman Adams, Robert Gordon University, Scotland Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.05 Citation: Adams, N. N. (2020). Do Newer Antidepressant Drugs Really Have Reduced Side Effects? Examining a Random “Real World” Sample of 300+ Receivers of Medications, 6(1). IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.05 Newer antidepressant drugs are frequently

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Adolescent Health Literacy, Social Media Exposure, and Perceived Health Status

Authors: Jilian Betina L. Buot, University of The Philippines Los Baños; Philippines Marison Felicidad R. Dy, University of the Philippines Los Baños; Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.04 Citation: Buot, J. B. L., & Dy, M. F. R. (2020). Adolescent Health Literacy, Social Media Exposure, and Perceived Health Status. IAFOR Journal of Psychology

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Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement: The Relationship and Gender Differences of Malaysian University Undergraduates

Authors: Frankie Subon, Management and Science University, Malaysia Norseha Unin, Universiti Teknologi MARA Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Malaysia Nor Hafisah Binti Sulaiman, Management and Science University, Malaysia Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.03 Citation: Subon, F., Unin, N., & Sulaiman, N. H. B. (2020). Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement: The Relationship and Gender Differences of

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Happiness Among Urban Poor Filipino Families

Authors: Kathleen Dianne K. Dy, University of the Philippines, Philippines Consuelo T. Chua, University of the Philippines, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.01 Citation: Dy, K. D. K., & Chua, C. T. (2020). Happiness Among Urban Poor Filipino Families. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.01 Abstract Filipinos are generally

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Efficacy of Acceptance and Cognitive Restructuring Intervention Program (ACRIP) on the Symptoms of Internet Gaming Disorder and Psychological Well-Being of Adolescents

Authors: Georgekutty Kuriala Kochuchakkalackal, the Graduate School, University of Santo Tomas, & College of Medicine, Emilio Aguinaldo College, the Philippines Marc Eric S. Reyes, College of Sciences, and the Graduate School, University of Santo Tomas, the Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.05 Citation: Maree, S. (2019). Efficacy of Acceptance and Cognitive Restructuring Intervention

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Human Rights and Bioethics within Psychiatric Hospitals in Japan

Author: Sugai Maree, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.04 Citation: Maree, S. (2019). Human Rights and Bioethics within Psychiatric Hospitals in Japan. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.04 Abstract Looking inside the walls of private psychiatric institutions in Japan, this paper explores

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Psychological Predictors of Facebook Addiction Tendencies among Filipino Millennials in Metro Manila

Authors: Debbie Marie Bais, University of Santo Tomas, the Philippines Marc Eric S. Reyes, University of Santo Tomas, the Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.03 Citation: Bais, D. M., & Reyes, M. E. S. (2019). Psychological Predictors of Facebook Addiction Tendencies among Filipino Millennials in Metro Manila. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the

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Social Media Use as Self-Therapy or Alternative Mental Help-Seeking Behavior

Authors: Bryan O. Gere, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA Nahal Salimi, Northern Illinois University, USA Angela Anima-Korang, East Texas Baptist University, USA Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.02 Citation: Gere, B. O., Salimi, N., & Anima-Korang, A. (2019). Social Media Use as Self-Therapy or Alternative Mental Help-Seeking Behavior. IAFOR Journal of Psychology &

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Spirituality and Psychological Well-being as Buffers of Suicide Probability among Selected Young Filipino Gay Men and Lesbian Women

Authors: Christine Guianne Ramos, University of Santo Tomas; Manila, Philippines Marc Eric S. Reyes, University of Santo Tomas; Manila, Philippines Ryan Francis O. Cayubit, University of Santo Tomas; Manila, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.01 Citation: Ramos, C. G., Reyes, M. E. S., & Cayubit, R. F. O. (2019). Spirituality and Psychological Well-being

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Issue 2 Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: January 31, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2 Articles Spirituality and Psychological Well-being as Buffers of Suicide Probability among Selected Young Filipino Gay Men and Lesbian Women Christine Guianne Ramos, University of Santo Tomas,

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Creative Confrontations: Exploring Activism, Surveillance, and Censorship in China and the United States

Authors: Elizabeth A. Brunner, Idaho State University, USA Kevin M. DeLuca, University of Utah, USA Email: : [email protected] Published: October 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.05 Citation: Brunner, E. A. & DeLuca, K. M. (2019). Creative Confrontations: Exploring Activism, Surveillance, and Censorship in China and the United States. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.05

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Telling Stories to Narrate Futures: Engaging Storytelling as Research Practice with High School Females

Author: Amanda Hill, St. Mary’s University, USA Email: : [email protected] Published: October 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.04 Citation: Hill, A. (2019). Telling Stories to Narrate Futures: Engaging Storytelling as Research Practice with High School Females. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.04 Abstract This paper discusses “Exploring Our Information Diets,” a yearlong project that

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Rewarding Creative Problem Solving and Expectations for Creative Motives, Competence and Satisfaction of Workers During Critical Incidents

Author: Fomba Emmanuel Mbebeb, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon Email: [email protected] Published: October 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.02 Citation: Mbebeb, F. E. (2019). Rewarding Creative Problem Solving and Expectations for Creative Motives, Competence and Satisfaction of Workers During Critical Incidents. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.02 Abstract There is growing interest in creativity