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Death, prejudice, and ERP's: understanding the neural correlates of bias
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Awareness of one's own mortality can increase prejudice-related attitudes, behavior, and aggression against members of outgroups (e.g., Arndt et al., 1997; McGregor et al., 1998; Lieberman et al., 1999). The current research ...
Alcohol consumption, executive function and risky decision making
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Previous research has shown that alcohol intoxication can adversely affect behavior by impairing higher cognitive function (e.g., Giancola, 2000) and can lead to increased risk-taking (Leigh, 1999) via impaired executive ...