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    • How Self-Objectification Impacts Physical Activity Among Adolescent Girls in Costa Rica 

      Monge Rojas, Rafael; Fuster Barahona, Delia Tamara; Garita Arce, Carlos; Sánchez López, Marta; Colón Ramos, Uriyoán; Smith Castro, Vanessa (2017-02)
      Background: In Latin America, more than 80% of adolescent girls are physically inactive. Inactivity may be reinforced by female stereotypes and objectification in the Latin American sociocultural context. Methods: We ...
    • Presentation 

      Reyes Fernández, Benjamín; Baker, Tamara A. (2016-12-05)
      As guest Editors of Actualidades en Psicología, we are pleased to present a selection of scholarly articles focusing on various areas of Health Psychology. The purpose of this special issue is to present some relevant ...
    • Role of Perceived Importance in Intergroup Contact 

      van Dick, Rolf; Pettigrew, Thomas F.; Wolf, Carina; Smith Castro, Vanessa; Wagner, Ulrich; Christ, Oliver; Petzel, Thomas; Jackson, James S. (2004-08)
      Furthering G. W. Allport’s (1954) contentions for optimal contact, the authors introduce a new construct: the perceived importance of contact. They propose that perceived importance is the best proximal predictor of ...