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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
Alcohol and decision-making, interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, mood interactions, health psychology

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