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Overman, William

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The relationship between gonadal hormones and the emergence of cognitive sex differences : year four of a longitudinal study 2009 449 Cognitive sex differences among adults have been consistently acknowledged in the scientific literature. Males typically perform better than females on various tests of spatial abilities. Females typically perform better than males on tests of fine...
The emergence of cognitive sex differences during adolescence : a longitudinal study 2009 912 Cognitive sex differences have consistently been found in adulthood, with males excelling on visual-spatial tasks and females excelling on manual dexterity tasks. Although these differences are found in adulthood, they rarely exist before adolescen...
The effects of deliberating moral dilemmas on decision-making 2009 1083 The purpose of this study was to determine if active deliberation of either Personal Moral (PM) dilemmas or Impersonal Moral (IM) dilemmas would have an effect on performance during the Iowa Card Task (ICT), a measure of decision-making. Males typ...
The effect of diliberating [i.e. deliberating] dilemmas on decision-making as measured by the Iowa Gambling Task 2009 594 Decision-making research using the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) has uncovered gender differences in performance. Men’s scores on the IGT are significantly higher than women’s scores. Previous research established that reading Personal Moral dilemmas du...
The effects of positive and negative affect on Iowa gambling task performance 2009 1046 In normal populations, males typically perform better than females on the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT). Previous studies have shown that deliberation of moral dilemmas during the IGT significantly improves the performance of females to the level of m...
The effects of alcohol, partner type and impulsivity on sexual risk-taking behavior in college-age women 2009 1037 With the AIDS and STD epidemic on the rise, the concern for young people?s risky behavior in sexual situations becomes a crucial issue. Numerous studies have found that alcohol influences risky sexual behavior, but other factors seem to play a role...