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MacDonald, Tara

Queen's Expert
Tara MacDonald
Arts and Science, Psychology
Areas of expertise:
Attitudinal ambivalence, and the influence of romantic relationship properties on health outcomes; How the restriction of cognitive capacity associated with alcohol intoxication affects the decision to engage in risky behaviors; The goal of my research is to examine why people engage in these behaviours that contradict their attitudes and intentions, even when doing so can have powerful negative consequences
Keywords:
Alcohol and decision-making, interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, mood interactions, health psychology
Languages:
English

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