American Journal of Applied Psychology

Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2020

  • I Deserve What You Have: The Relationship Between Pattern of Envy and Achievement Motivation in Egypt: The Moderating Effect of Self-Esteem

    Nayera Mohamed Shousha

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 145-149
    Received: 15 October 2020
    Accepted: 27 October 2020
    Published: 4 November 2020
    Abstract: Envy is a common and complex emotion and a concept with religious specificity; however, investigating envy and its real-life outcomes is limited in Egypt. To this end, the current study examined the relationship between patterns of envy (benign and malicious) and achievement motivation. Moreover, the study examined the moderating effect of self-est... Show More
  • Three Approaches to a Cultural Object: The Film Under the Skin

    Ana Belchior Melícias, Maria Aparecida Cabral, João Augusto Frayze-Pereira

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 150-159
    Received: 10 September 2020
    Accepted: 15 October 2020
    Published: 11 November 2020
    Abstract: This article presents three approaches to the film Under the Skin by Jonathan Glazer (2014) that correspond to three interpretative vertices. The film is an adaptation of Michel Faber´s science fiction novel set in Northern Scotland which follows an extraterrestrial that, manifested in a female human form, drives around the countryside picking up m... Show More
  • Specific Learning Disorder in School: Clinical View of Parental Support on Student Reading Disabilities

    Emilie Clarisse Tchokote

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 160-165
    Received: 27 October 2020
    Accepted: 9 November 2020
    Published: 19 November 2020
    Abstract: It is known that the specific learning disorder is linked to risk of school failure and emotional disturbance. The aim of this study is to grasp the clinical view of specific learning disorder and the incidence of parental support on the reading disabilities of students. Using the qualitative study approach, four school children (age included betwe... Show More
  • Emotional Concept WAR Within the Ukrainian Military Subculture

    Tetyana Khraban

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 166-171
    Received: 24 November 2020
    Accepted: 7 December 2020
    Published: 11 December 2020
    Abstract: The aim of the article is to characterize the emotional concept WAR within the Ukrainian military subculture. The study of the emotional concept WAR is carried out from the standpoint of a comprehensive psycholinguistic approach based on the integration of discourse analysis and psychoanalytic interpretation. Selection of a research approach to con... Show More
  • Fairy Tale Situation Test for Implicit Theories of Personality

    Yichen Cui, Zengkui Wan, Qi Xia, Yonghui Feng, Wentai Gu, Lu Yang, Zhenzhong Zhou

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 172-181
    Received: 9 December 2020
    Accepted: 11 January 2021
    Published: 22 January 2021
    Abstract: When judging others, individuals often unconsciously apply their own special knowledge and personal constructs about human beings, which eventually forms some implicit theories of personality (ITPs). On the basis of different implicit personality theories, these individuals thus divided into two categories: a type of people believe that personality... Show More