SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Duffy, K. A., & Chartrand, T. L. (2015). The extravert advantage: How and when extraverts build rapport with other people. Psychological Science, 26, 1795–1802.
Summary: Two studies were conducted to examine the role of mimicry in social skills of extraverts. The results showed that mimicry plays a role in rapport building when extraverts are motivated to affiliate with others.

Article 2: Zavala, J., & Kuhn, D. (2017). Solitary discourse is a productive activityPsychological Science, 28, 578–586.
Summary: This study examined the effect of a dialogue writing task on processing of information regarding fictitious mayoral candidates. When later asked to write a TV spot for one of the candidates, participants who first completed a dialogue writing task for an argument about the two candidates showed deeper processing of the issues than those who did not complete the dialogue task.

Article 3: Przybylski, A. K., & Weinstein, N. (2017). A large-scale test of the Goldilocks hypothesis: Quantifying relations between digital-screen use and the mental well-being of adolescentsPsychological Science, 28, 204–215.
Summary: A large number of adolescents in the U.K. were surveyed regarding their digital-screen time per day and their mental well-being. The results indicated that a non-linear relationship exists between digital-screen time and mental well-being that depends in small ways on the type of screen time engaged in.