Smith, Andrew

ASU

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The Effect of Mood on Wishful Thinking and NFL Outcome Predictions 2015 515 People make judgments and decisions on an everyday basis. From picking an NCAA Tournament bracket to judging the likelihood of rain, people often have a preference for one outcome over another. Wishful thinking is the idea that people’s desires exhib...
Examining the Influences of an Audience and Individual Differences on Risk-Taking Behavior 2015 499 The goal of this study was to examine how different types of people are affected by an audience on measures of risk-taking and expected value sensitivity (EVS; an individual’s ability to determine whether it is good or bad to take a risk). Participa...
The Influence of Ambiguity and Uncertainty on Wishful Thinking 2016 229 People are confronted with situations where they have to make choices and judgments every day. In making decisions, people may have a preference for one option over another, and the wishful thinking effect describes their increased optimism and infla...
The Influence Of Reappraising Anxiety On Risk-Taking 2016 541 Individuals with higher anxiety tend to take fewer risks. Reappraising anxiety as beneficial increases subsequent performance on a variety of tasks. This study examined whether having participants reappraise their anxiety as beneficial would influenc...
Evaluating The Needs Of Female Student Service Members And Veterans In Higher Education 2017 76 Increasing numbers of military service members are now reintegrating into higher education. This transition yields many challenges, leaving the student service member/Veteran at higher risk for poor mental health, substance abuse, and lack of social ...
Will You Lie Even If I’ll Find Out? The Dark Triad, Deception, And Ex Post Transparency 2017 64 Deception is an influential part of interpersonal behaviors. Deception appears to be related to personality features such as narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism. These traits, collectively known as the Dark Triad, are hallmarked by self-cen...
Risk Taking, Anxiety And Social Value 2017 43 Risk taking and anxiety have been topics of previous research for many years. However, there has not been an abundant amount of research done on the effects of social values on anxiety and risk taking. My study looked at the relationship between anxi...