International Journal of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2020

  • Facial Width-to-Height Ratio as a Cue of Threat: An Initial Event-Related Potential Study

    Petri Kajonius, Hans Eldblom

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Jan. 02, 2019
    Accepted: Dec. 23, 2019
    Published: Jan. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: The background for the present study is that facial width-to-height ratio (fWHR) is suggested to function as an evolutionary cue for threatening behavior such as perceived aggression. With a novel approach, in this pilot study, we explored whether fWHR can be detected in observers’ brain responses measured by event-related potentials (ERP), specifi... Show More
  • Impulsive Buying Behavior and Its Relation to the Emotional Balance

    Anas Ramadan Ibrahim Al-Masri

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 5-20
    Received: Dec. 14, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2020
    Published: Jan. 27, 2020
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    Abstract: The current study aims at introducing the relation between the impulsive buying behavior and emotional balance among the students of the Accounting Department in Petra University and Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University according to Nationality, Gender and Economic Level, through a sample consisting of (438) persons; (192) from the Accounti... Show More
  • Intravascular Mechanical Thrombectomy for a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Acute Cerebral Infarction with Antiphospholipid Syndrome

    Jiaxia Li, Shugang Cao, Wei Hu, Yuyou Zhu, Mingwu Xia

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 21-27
    Received: Jan. 19, 2020
    Accepted: Feb. 13, 2020
    Published: Feb. 20, 2020
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    Abstract: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a diffuse connective tissue disease that is characterized by autoimmune-mediated inflammation. Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a non-inflammatory autoimmune disease. A 55-year-old female patient was admitted to the hospital due to ‘sudden speech insufficiency and aggravation of 5 h’. The patient developed su... Show More