American Journal of Applied Psychology

Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Exposure to Income Inequality on Social Media and Female Self-Objectification: The Mediating Role of Perceived Competitiveness

    Feng Yang*, Haiyan Zhang, Zhiyi Lin, Tianning Zhang, Xiaotong Liu

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 136-143
    Received: Oct. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: Female self-objectification refers to a phenomenon that women tend to overemphasize the importance of physical appearance in their self-worth. An increasing body of research suggests that engaging in appearance-relevant activities on social media platforms will contribute to the self-objectification of women (e.g., viewing selfies). From an evoluti... Show More
  • Research Article

    Effect of Self-Regulation on Academic Success Among College Students with Traumatic Life Events

    Aris Karagiorgakis*, Samantha Long-Mitchell

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 144-150
    Received: Oct. 29, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Most college students have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lives. However, not all students are affected equally by trauma—some persevere, whereas others do not. While many studies have assessed the physical and mental effects of traumatic life events on college students, academic performance, and retention rates, the role of self... Show More