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A latent profile analysis of the link between sociocultural factors and health-related risktaking among U.S. adults
(BMC Public Health;, 2021-03-19)
Background: Research suggests that health/safety behaviors (e.g., drinking heavily) and medical behaviors (e.g., donating blood) may be perceived as inherently risky, and further suggests there is substantial variation in ...
The Contribution of Sociocultural Factors in Shaping Self-Reported Sickness Behavior
(Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience;, 2020-01-24)
Sickness behavior is an evolutionarily conserved phenomenon found across a diverse range of animals involving a change in motivational priorities to theoretically maximize energetic investment in immune function and recovery. ...
Signaling sickness: the role of recalled sickness behavior and psychosocial factors in shaping communication style
(Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health;, 2021)
Background and objectives: Active infection results in several outward signs in humans, including visible symptoms, changes in behavior and possible alterations in skin color and gait. A potential adaptive function of these ...