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1997

Psychology

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A Comparative Survey Of Job Prospects For The Period 1991-1996, Matthew C. Bell, Adam S. Goodie Sep 1997

A Comparative Survey Of Job Prospects For The Period 1991-1996, Matthew C. Bell, Adam S. Goodie

Psychology

How discouraging is the job market for young scientists these days? It seems that most scientists who have tried to land a job in· recent years can tell you, unambiguously, "Very." Are prospects bleaker for some experimental psychologists than for others? To us, it subjectively seemed so. In an effort to answer this question more rigorously. we analyzed issues of the APS Observer Employment Bulletin, published by the American Psychological Society, from 1991-1996. Admittedly, the number of classified ads for jobs in a specific category is only one index of the job prospects for that category, but it is a ...


Beliefs About Consciousness And Reality: Highlights Of Tucson Ii Consciousness Study, Imants Barušs, Robert J. Moore Apr 1997

Beliefs About Consciousness And Reality: Highlights Of Tucson Ii Consciousness Study, Imants Barušs, Robert J. Moore

Psychology

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Personality Expectations And Perceptions Of Roman Catholic Clergy Members, Thomas G. Plante, Marcus T. Boccaccini Mar 1997

Personality Expectations And Perceptions Of Roman Catholic Clergy Members, Thomas G. Plante, Marcus T. Boccaccini

Psychology

This study examined the expectations of Roman Catholic priests' personality characteristics. Personality measures (i.e., Symptom Check List-90-Revised, Weinberger Adjustment Inventory, Belief in Personal Control Scale, and several authordesigned measures) were administered to 102 undergraduate students. The subjects' perceptions of Roman Catholic priests' personality traits were examined by having the subjects complete the Personality Adjective Checklist (PACL) describing a typical Roman Catholic priest. These scores were compared to PACL scores from 12 successful applicants to the priesthood. Findings suggest that subjects tend to view Roman Catholic priests stereotypically as authority figures and that Catholic subjects view priests more positively than ...