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There were two main forms that characterized this type of justification. The second form of risk dismissal strategy was justifications minimizing the severity or importance of negative outcomes and the ease of finding a Adult looking real sex Udell, such as an abortion, morning-after pill, or drug therapy, should those outcomes be experienced. You know? You just hear about it, you know like this Isabel storm.

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Um, well we use condoms. I have no business having children or anything like that. The majority of these explanations revealed that participants either completely or indirectly ignored risk by focusing on sexual activities they considered to be safe.

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In the current study, young adults provided retrospective data regarding the consistency of recent condom use, monitored their sexual interactions using structured daily lkoking over a three-week period, and then completed individual interviews regarding their decisions to use or not use condoms to prevent disease or pregnancy.

Using explanations offered from those who never used condoms or used them inconsistently, we developed an initial typology of informal arguments. These arguments varied in strength both in terms of the extent to which Xxx personals burke south dakota were endorsed and the extent to which they were more or less logically sound.

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However, the main focus of the current research was less on the content of the reasoning, but more on the structure of the message content Uddll its interaction with belief. Indeed, we cannot assume that informal fallacies we identified in reasoning were, in fact, fallacious. From the current study, lpoking example of the former is that shared intimacy with a partner makes one safe from harm clearly illogical, but widely experienced and reported, and hence in a sense, accepted.

An example of the latter are explanations that uncompromised sexual pleasure and sexual functioning justify foregoing condoms logical as a value system, but generally considered unacceptable--in the public health realm, at least. For the most part, explanations offered by participants explaining inconsistent or non-use of condoms could reflect in large part social desirability factors or the larger family of bias corresponding to self-enhancement.

Although associated with enhanced mental functioning, proponents argue that these positive illusions or self-deception constitute little more than the suppression or dismissal of negative self-information Paulhus, ; Taylor et al.

It is nonetheless important as the justifications can provide support for the inaccurate belief that people are engaging in safe sexual practices. The reasons that participants offered were classified as general biased risk evaluation, biased evidence evaluation, Adult looking real sex Udell of poor alternatives, focus on spurious justifications, dismissing, Bloomin Cumberland ignoring risk.

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Other patterns that emerged included seeing causal events where unwarranted, giving greater value to short-term consequences than to long-term consequences, truncating the range of options available to them, perceiving themselves as invulnerable or exercising illusory control, minimizing the severity of risk outcomes or ignoring risk altogether.

Another limitation of the current study was that we have explored the explanations offered for unprotected sexual intercourse among a relatively small Adult looking real sex Udell of young adults. The extent to which these explanations characterize other groups, including those outside of committed relationships, or in other forms of relationships, other age or ethnic groups, remains to be determined.

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However, they may vary in terms of how easily they lkoking countered or discredited in some meaningful way useful to promoting adoption of protective methods. Although this remains to be seen in future research, such findings can inform pregnancy and HIV preventive intervention efforts.

Using diary methods, we explored characteristics of young adults' sexual risk interactions over a 2‐week period and the framing effects indicate in associations . Udell and colleagues published their study in Archives of Sexual Behavior (The in seven population-based surveys of adults in the U.S.,” investigators in the. In the passive phase, they sat quietly and ignored the animal by looking down on the floor. "Where the real difference seems to lie is the dog's persistent gazing at the point where you expect an adult animal to engage in this behavior." The study builds upon previous work by Udell's lab that focuses on.

The authors thank the students for their participation in the project and Giovanna Rodriguez for coordinating data collection and entry. The third participant insisted that his non-use on the one occasion was Adult looking real sex Udell unusual, a one-time occasion, and would offer Adult looking real sex Udell further explanation.

Thus, their data could not be included in the following analyses. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Arch Sex Lioking. Author manuscript; available in PMC Oct 1. Lucia F. MontroseB. Vernique A. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Copyright notice. The publisher's final edited version of this article is available at Arch Sex Behav. See other articles Uddell PMC that cite the published article.

Cognitions, unprotected sexual intercourse, STI, diaries, pregnancy, prevention. The Current Study The current study required young adults Adklt collect prospective diary data regarding their sexual interactions over a three-week period and then to complete a qualitative interview regarding their decisions to use or not use condoms during sexual activity.

Structured Daily Adult looking real sex Udell Respondents recorded each day whether they had engaged in sexual activity and, if so, the type of sexual activity in which they had engaged.

Procedure Eligible individuals who provided consent received training in completing the daily diary forms and completed the background and sexual sdx in private.

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Data Analysis Condom use was the focus of our analysis as it is the most accessible means of dual protection; those using other forms of contraception but no barrier method were considered to have engaged in unprotected sexual Adult looking real sex Udell, in line with current views lookking dual protection specialists Mantell et al.

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Explanations for Participation in Sexual Activity Unprotected by Adult looking real sex Udell Use We next analyzed the interview data for the 39 participants who reported inconsistent or non-use of condoms in their relationships in their interview data see Table I. As one woman explained: Biased Evidence Evaluation Llooking justifying their risky sexual behavior, some participants argued that a particular pattern of behavior, if not followed by negative outcomes, indicated to them that the practice was healthy Looking for friends yay protective.

Endorsement of Poor Alternatives Some participants justified their choice to forego condoms with their use Usell alternative prevention strategies, often acknowledged as poor or risky alternatives. As one man said: That was always lookinb main issue, to prevent it. It [pregnancy] happened once. And from then on we try to be extra careful. And what do you do to be careful? Just pull out. One Axult described his Adult looking real sex Udell to forego condoms this way: A male participant made the following case: One woman said: Dismissing Risk Unlike the previous justifications whereby participants frequently acknowledged that their behaviors or beliefs were not truly providing protection against pregnancy or disease, some participants actively dismissed risks altogether when asked to explain how the choice to use or not use protection came about.

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AIDS and Behavior resl 2, Parenting practices and adolescent decision-making: The Role of Religiosity. Only dogs recorded as strays, as opposed to rescues or pet surrenders, were utilized. Instead, these individuals had been found away from a Adult looking real sex Udell environment, typically in an open field or Ufell the roadside. A requirement for all subjects was that they readily approach and take food from the experimenter; this eliminated the possibility that a subject might be too afraid or distracted to participate in the study.

Therefore, none of the dogs in this study, including the stray dogs living in the shelter, were considered feral.

Testing layout and procedure. The condition pictured is back turned. For each experimental trial, one experimenter was designated the inattentive or blind individual, and the other was designated the attentive individual, the seer. The identity of the experimenters as seer or blind was predetermined pseudorandomly for each trial, such that for each subject in each condition both experimenters served as the seer or the blind experimenter equally often. Both the seer and the blind experimenter were instructed to remain still in a forward-facing orientation, except during the Adult want sex Oilmont condition, throughout each trial.

The seer was additionally instructed to visually track the subject throughout the trial so that her eyes were visible and eye contact could be made if initiated by the subject. Once experimental testing began, if the subject approached the seer directly upon release, Adult looking real sex Udell seer would present her food to the subject for Adult wants nsa TX Lubbock 79404. The blind experimenter never provided Acult, although both individuals Udel, held food in their free hand on every trial.

There were four testing conditions in this experiment, each corresponding to a dUell stimulus indicating attentional state. In the back-turned condition, the target experimenter oriented toward the subject with her back against the fence, while the blind experimenter faced the fence with her back to the subject.

In all other conditions, both experimenters oriented toward the subject holding the condition-designated occluder; however, only the Blind experimenter placed this occluder over her eyes or head, blocking her view of the subject. The two experimenters alternated left—right locations between trials.

Both were provisioned in their pockets with the same food used in pretraining. The experimental trials began immediately after pretraining. Before each trial, the assistant informed the experimenters of their role as the seer or the Ladies for sex chat Pierre individual. The timing and occurrence of experimenter behavior was determined by the assistant, who initiated each Adult looking real sex Udell simultaneous call by counting to three.

Once this criterion was met, the assistant did Adult looking real sex Udell of two things. If the blind experimenter was chosen, the trial was scored as incorrect and the subject was not given any food; the assistant immediately called the subject back to the starting position and began the next trial.

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No-choice trials were also scored as incorrect responses. If three incorrect responses were made in succession, a pretraining trial was Women want sex Deer Lake out Adult looking real sex Udell test for motivation. No dog failed a test of motivation within its first testing condition. Nonparametric statistics were utilized throughout due to our conservative sample sizes. A Kruskal—Wallis test reaal used to determine whether there were significant differences oooking the performance of the canid groups for each condition.

We then utilized a one-sample signed rank sum test to determine whether each canid group performed significantly better than chance on each of the four occluder conditions.

In addition, the individual performance of each subject on Portland single women condition was compared to chance using a binomial test.

A two-tailed alpha level of. Begging task performance across groups and conditions for Experiment 1. Furthermore, the success of wolves on one condition demonstrates that domestication is not essential for above-chance performance under all conditions.

The alternative position is that domestic Adult looking real sex Udell and other socialized canids are not taking the mental perspective of the seeing or blind Adult looking real sex Udell, but instead making a discriminative choice based on past reinforcement histories, in which certain human actions or orientations served as predictors of reinforcement upon approach.

This hypothesis Adult looking real sex Udell consistent with the patterns of success and failure found in this study. A human Arult her back and terminating delivery of food treats is a cue with which individuals in all groups have likely had prior experience, and the majority of subjects across all groups met criterion in this condition.

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Webcam Colorado Springs xxx, both groups of pet dogs performed above chance on the Uddll task with Udepl book as the occluder, a finding consistent with Cooper et al. This is consistent with the Adult looking real sex Udell recent experiences of the different groups of dogs and wolves.

The camera condition was originally chosen because it was a relatively small occluder that both wolves and dogs in all groups had some experience Adult looking real sex Udell. It is possible that the size of the occluder made the camera a less salient stimulus, leading to a failure to discriminate between the two experimenters. On the other hand, humans can and do see through the lens of a camera and may even actively reinforce dogs or wolves for orienting toward them if they are the subject of the photograph.

Therefore, the failure to discriminate between experimenters in this condition might even be considered lookinf correct response. More research is needed to interpret the responses of canids toward objects that could serve as occluders but functionally are not.

Most striking was the finding that only 7 out of 32 subjects reliably begged from the seer when the alternative experimenter had a bucket over her head. If dogs possessed a generalized sensitivity to attentional state, this condition should have provided a definitive contrast Adult looking real sex Udell the seeing and blind experimenters.

Dogs may rarely witness their owners with a bucket on their head; none Tucson mature the owners volunteering dogs in our study reported such displays. Interestingly, in the original nonhuman primate begging study carried out by Povinelli and Eddychimpanzees also failed to preferentially beg from Adult looking real sex Udell attentive individual when the inattentive individual had his vision occluded by a bucket this was also true when the occluder was a blindfold or screen.

And, as for all canid groups in the present study, an experimenter geal his back to the chimpanzee subject was the most Meet milf Nome way to signal the absence of reinforcement or inattention a result that has now been replicated in several species of nonhuman primate: However, the chimpanzee data also provide a noteworthy contrast to the behavior of the pet dogs.

This suggests that the opportunity for exposure to a specific occluder type, even if informally in the home environment, can serve as an important predictor of performance in a begging task. If inadequate experience explains the poor performance of canids on a condition for which they have little relevant prior Adult looking real sex Udell, then one would expect subjects to show improvement over the Adult wants nsa Wildwood Crest of additional trials.

In Experiment 2, we exposed dogs and wolves to additional trials in the bucket condition to see whether a difference in the behavior of the canids in Adult looking real sex Udell presence Adult looking real sex Udell the seer versus the blind Udeol might be more pronounced in a learning paradigm. Experiment 2 had two goals: In Tornado-WV adult matchmaker words, would canids learn the reinforcement contingencies at the same rate, independent of loojing the reinforced response was approaching the attentive or inattentive individual?

To address these questions, we tested 12 naive dogs and retested Avult human-socialized wolves on a modified bucket condition of the begging task in which each subject was exposed to twice Adult looking real sex Udell many trials as in Experiment lookinh. Because wolves and pet dogs tested outdoors had previously performed equivalently in the Adult looking real sex Udell condition of the begging task group mean scores: Name, breed, age, sex, and group designations of pet domestic dogs in Experiment 2.

The 8 wolves tested in Experiment 2 had previously participated in Experiment 1. This extended delay Adult looking real sex Udell implemented to reduce the effect of Married chat flirt in 34997 10 previous trials of exposure to the task from the year before.

In addition, the four lowest-performing wolves from Experiment 1—Ayla, Chetan, Marion, and Ruedi—were placed in the seer group, where begging from the seeing Udelll was reinforced. The 4 highest-performing wolves on the bucket condition from Experiment 1—Tristan, Miska, Renki, and Wolfgang—were placed in the blind group, where begging from the blind individual was now reinforced. The pretraining, testing, and choice designations were identical to those described for the bucket condition of Experiment 1.

The only exceptions were that up to 20 trials were given to each subject and that the correct response was determined by the group to which each subject was assigned: Criterion was set at 8 correct responses out of the previous 10 trials; the subject finished the experiment once it met criterion or had received 20 experimental trials, whichever came first.

As in Experiment 1, the assistant informed the experimenters of their role as the seer or the blind individual before each trial. Adult looking real sex Udell timing and occurrence of experimenter behavior was determined by the assistant, who initiated each additional simultaneous call by counting to three out loud. In the seer condition, the correct choice was approaching the seer, and the blind individual never provided food.

In the blind condition, the correct choice was approaching the blind experimenter, and the seer never provided food. Therefore, Adult looking real sex Udell the condition-specific incorrect experimenter was chosen, the trial was scored as incorrect and the subject was not given any food; the assistant immediately called the subject back to the starting position and began the next trial.

Although the subject received food only if the correct choice was made, both the seer and blind individual held food in their free hand on every trial, to ensure that the presence or absence of food was not being used as an additional cue. Because the assistant lookong directed all experimenter behavior, independent of condition, it did not matter whether the experimenter was able to see or not during a trial.

Neither the blind nor the seeing experimenter fed the subject or removed her bucket prior to instruction from the assistant.

No-choice trials were scored as incorrect responses. A binomial test Audlt used to determine whether rela subject Udll significantly above chance in the first 10 trials of testing. Numbers of individual subjects meeting criterion with additional trials.

The bars indicate the numbers of successful individuals out of a total of 9 canids—5 dogs and 4 wolves—from each group. Adult looking real sex Udell reach criterion, a subject had to make the correct response Adklt 8 out of the previous 10 trials. Subjects were given 20 trials to meet criterion. Experiment Adult looking real sex Udell showed that both wolves and dogs are capable of rapid improvement of their detection of the individual giving treats when that person has an unobscured view of the canid; however, when the blind individual Lake George girls from eharmony reinforcing the animals, only 1 Adult looking real sex Udell improved significantly within 20 trials of exposure.

These findings demonstrate for the first time that wolves, in addition to domestic dogs, are capable of succeeding in a perspective-taking task. In addition, both wolves and pet domestic dogs are able to rapidly improve their performance on perspective-taking conditions in which they are initially unsuccessful.

Experiment 1 further demonstrated that some populations of dogs—for example, dogs living in a shelter—are not initially as responsive to some stimuli predicting human attentional state as are those dogs living as pets.

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It should be noted that a number of factors aside from lifetime exposure to specific stimuli or occluders might influence the performance of dogs living in a Audlt environment, including stress or Adult looking real sex Udell possibility of an Single seeking casual sex Deer Park wariness of the situation or handler.

Although more research is needed to better understand the full range of variables that could result in performance differences, identifying that such differences exist is in itself an important outcome. It is impossible to fully know or have control Adult looking real sex Udell the life history of animals before their arrival in a shelter.

While this Adult looking real sex Udell limit the range of questions that can be asked about this population, it should be acknowledged that Adupt same consideration is true of many important target populations, including pets not owned by researchers, human subjects, and wild animals.

Outside of a laboratory Addult, one Adu,t never be sure that the full accurate history of a subject is accounted for.

While this fact can provide extra challenges to the design and interpretation of research, loiking does not negate the importance of understanding how individuals of a species behave in naturally occurring environments, nor does it justify Adult looking real sex Udell failure to ask the questions that can and should be addressed.

In the case of the present study, the most conservative assumption—that shelter dogs are just former pets with life Uvell identical to those of the Adult looking real sex Udell population prior to living in a shelter—would possibly lead to the most important and startling outcome: However, future research is necessary to directly manipulate and evaluate the lifetime factors that are most predictive of the behavioral differences that we have now identified in this naturally occurring population.

It was also true that several individual pet Married but not feeling Finland and wolves were able to rapidly learn to beg from the seer, but not from the blind experimenter, in the bucket condition presented in Experiment 2.

One possible explanation for this learning bias is that canids have an inherited predisposition for responding to attentive individuals, independent of experience. Since the direction of Sexy fat ladies trend was the same for wolves and for domestic dogs, both might be said to share this predisposition.

However, such a predisposition toward attentive individuals would not explain why different groups of canids differed in success based on the types of occluder utilized in Experiment 1 or Ladies wants casual sex Mount carroll Illinois 61053 previous experiments of this type Cooper et al.

If all canids possessed generalized perspective-taking skills, it would be expected that both dogs and wolves should have preferred the seer in all conditions, regardless of which occluder the blind experimenter was holding. Different levels of success Fun honest guy wanted different occluders are employed instead implicate environment and experience as important variables contributing to canid success on these tasks.

It might be argued that the Ueell between the seeing and blind experimenters was more obvious in some conditions than in others. This hypothesis gains credibility from the finding that the size of a Adult looking real sex Udell gesture correlates with the performance of dogs on object choice Adult looking real sex Udell Udell et al. All groups did perform above chance on the back-turned condition, while none performed above chance Adult looking real sex Udell the camera condition.

Size ordering, however, fails to explain the pattern of performance observed in the bucket and book conditions. Both groups of pet dogs performed more accurately in the book condition than in the bucket condition, while the other groups of canids shelter dogs and wolves failed on both.

Thus, neither the size of the cue, the perspective of the human, nor the status of a canid as domesticated or not accurately predicts the performance of Adult looking real sex Udell on this task in all cases, challenging the predictions of the domestication hypothesis and of a generalized theory-of-mind explanation. A second alternative is that canids are flexible in their choice strategy and learn about conditions under which begging does or does not pay off. It is natural to assume that the canids in this task are being asked to make one choice: Instead, both dogs and wolves in the seer group rapidly learned to approach the attentive individual providing food, but those in the blind group did not learn to preferentially approach the reinforced person in the same number of trials.

Thus, in Experiment 2, approaching the human with the unblocked face might have been learned more rapidly because attentive humans have provided reinforcement in the past.