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The relationship between cortisol and social stress in late adolescent girls' friendships
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
encouragement of problem discussion (Rose, 2002). In study 1, two hundred six college women completed a series of questionnaires on their friendship, temperament, and relationship with their father. In study 2, a sub-sample was randomly assigned to tasks...
Is accuracy in fertility detection mediated by differences in the mate value of the rater and target?
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
I propose the existence of a perceptual bias in men toward detecting fertility status in women of similar mate value. To test this hypothesis, 153 male undergraduates (raters) chose which of two photographs of the same ...
Testosterone and cortisol in coalitional competition
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Fourteen teams of three young men competed in within-group and between-group videogame tournaments. Salivary cortisol and testosterone levels were assessed twice before and twice after each tournament, along with intelligence, ...