Re: worth of a cultural interpretation

From: Mike Cole (lchcmike@gmail.com)
Date: Tue Apr 05 2005 - 08:16:24 PDT


The reported results certainly seem to reflect issue we see in other
settings
for people who are excluded for a variety of reasons. Thanks for posting,
David.
mike

On Apr 5, 2005 6:52 AM, David Preiss <davidpreiss@puc.cl> wrote:
>
> I don't know the methodological details of the following study but is
> worth discussing.
> David
>
> Social Exclusion Impairs Self-Regulation
> * *
>
> *Roy F. Baumeistera<http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6X01-4FVH0WY-1&_coverDate=04%2F30%2F2005&_alid=263529320&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_qd=1&_cdi=7201&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000023959&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=496749&md5=08e20a24322#aff1>,
> [image: Corresponding Author Contact Information]<http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6X01-4FVH0WY-1&_coverDate=04%2F30%2F2005&_alid=263529320&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_qd=1&_cdi=7201&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000023959&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=496749&md5=08e20a24322#cor1>,
> [image: E-mail The Corresponding Author] <baumeister@darwin.psy.fsu.edu>,
> C. Nathan DeWalla<http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6X01-4FVH0WY-1&_coverDate=04%2F30%2F2005&_alid=263529320&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_qd=1&_cdi=7201&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000023959&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=496749&md5=08e20a24322#aff1>,
> Natalie J. Ciaroccob<http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6X01-4FVH0WY-1&_coverDate=04%2F30%2F2005&_alid=263529320&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_qd=1&_cdi=7201&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000023959&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=496749&md5=08e20a24322#aff2>and Jean M. Twenge
> c<http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6X01-4FVH0WY-1&_coverDate=04%2F30%2F2005&_alid=263529320&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_qd=1&_cdi=7201&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000023959&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=496749&md5=08e20a24322#aff3>
> *
>
>
> aDepartment of Psychology, Florida State University
> bDepartment of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University
> cDepartment of Psychology, San Diego State University
>
> Received 23 November 2003; revised 7 September 2004; accepted 8 September
> 2004. Available online 2 April 2005.
>
>
> Six experiments showed that being excluded or rejected caused decrements
> in self-regulation. In Experiment 1, participants who were led to anticipate
> a lonely future life were less able to make themselves consume a healthy but
> bad-tasting beverage. In Experiment 2, some participants were told that no
> one else in their group wanted to work with them, and these participants
> later ate more cookies than other participants. In Experiment 3, excluded
> participants quit sooner on a frustrating task. In Experiments 46,
> exclusion led to impairment of attention regulation as measured with a
> dichotic listening task. Experiments 5 and 6 further showed that decrements
> in self-regulation can be eliminated by offering a cash incentive or
> increasing self-awareness. Thus, rejected people are capable of
> self-regulation but are normally disinclined to make the effort.
>
> *David Preiss***
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