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Pregled tribina i konferencija u Institutu za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju za 2023. godinu

Marković, Vukan; Branković, Marija

(Beograd : Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju, 2024)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Marković, Vukan
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2024
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3812
PB  - Beograd : Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju
T2  - Filozofija i društvo / Philosophy and Society
T1  - Pregled tribina i konferencija u Institutu za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju za 2023. godinu
IS  - 1
VL  - 35
SP  - 175
EP  - 200
UR  - https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3812
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Marković, Vukan and Branković, Marija",
year = "2024",
publisher = "Beograd : Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju",
journal = "Filozofija i društvo / Philosophy and Society",
title = "Pregled tribina i konferencija u Institutu za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju za 2023. godinu",
number = "1",
volume = "35",
pages = "175-200",
url = "https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3812"
}
Marković, V.,& Branković, M.. (2024). Pregled tribina i konferencija u Institutu za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju za 2023. godinu. in Filozofija i društvo / Philosophy and Society
Beograd : Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju., 35(1), 175-200.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3812
Marković V, Branković M. Pregled tribina i konferencija u Institutu za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju za 2023. godinu. in Filozofija i društvo / Philosophy and Society. 2024;35(1):175-200.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3812 .
Marković, Vukan, Branković, Marija, "Pregled tribina i konferencija u Institutu za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju za 2023. godinu" in Filozofija i društvo / Philosophy and Society, 35, no. 1 (2024):175-200,
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3812 .

Relationship between pet attachment and wellbeing: A matter of reduced stress?

Mandić, Milica; Branković, Marija

(Beograd : Filozofski fakultet, 2023)

TY  - CONF
AU  - Mandić, Milica
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3723
AB  - The purpose of this study was to examine how attachment to pets relates to the psychological 
well-being of an individual. Previous research shows that relationship with pets has qualities 
of psychological attachment and can positively affect well-being: pets provide love and 
comfort to their owners, and they are perceived as support during difficult periods of life. We, 
therefore, expected that attachment to pets would be a significant predictor of psychological 
well-being. In addition, assuming that contact with pets can alleviate everyday stress, we tested 
whether a reduced experience of stress mediated this relationship. A survey was conducted 
among a community sample of pet owners (N =215). The sample consisted of respondents aged 
13 to 66 years, with an average age of 30 (M = 29.92, SD =10.70; 81.4% women). Participants 
indicated their attachment to a favorite pet (using The Short Attachment to Pets Scale; SAPS, 
α =.89), subjective well-being (using The Pemberton Happiness Index, α = .91), and the current 
level of perceived stress (using The Serbian version of the Perceived Stress Scale, α = .65). The 
results revealed a positive relationship between pet attachment and well-being (r = .238, p 
=.001). However, the assumption that attachment to pets will reduce the experience of stress 
turned out to be unsupported. Conversely, participants who were more attached to their pets 
also expressed more experience of stress (r = .211, p = .005). Mediation analysis showed that 
the relationship between pet attachment and well-being was not mediated by the experience of 
stress (b = -0.01, SE = 0.02, 95%CI [-0.05, 0.01]). One possible interpretation is that individuals 
more attached to their pets are generally more caring and emotional so they might be more 
sensitive to stressors. Another possible interpretation is that taking care of pets in itself causes 
stress. The relationship between caring for pets, stress, and well-being appears to be more 
complex and needs further study. Still, current findings can be a significant starting point for 
future research on the relationship between pet attachment and psychological well-being in the 
local cultural context.
PB  - Beograd : Filozofski fakultet
C3  - Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology
T1  - Relationship between pet attachment and wellbeing: A matter of reduced stress?
SP  - 88
UR  - https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3723
ER  - 
@conference{
author = "Mandić, Milica and Branković, Marija",
year = "2023",
abstract = "The purpose of this study was to examine how attachment to pets relates to the psychological 
well-being of an individual. Previous research shows that relationship with pets has qualities 
of psychological attachment and can positively affect well-being: pets provide love and 
comfort to their owners, and they are perceived as support during difficult periods of life. We, 
therefore, expected that attachment to pets would be a significant predictor of psychological 
well-being. In addition, assuming that contact with pets can alleviate everyday stress, we tested 
whether a reduced experience of stress mediated this relationship. A survey was conducted 
among a community sample of pet owners (N =215). The sample consisted of respondents aged 
13 to 66 years, with an average age of 30 (M = 29.92, SD =10.70; 81.4% women). Participants 
indicated their attachment to a favorite pet (using The Short Attachment to Pets Scale; SAPS, 
α =.89), subjective well-being (using The Pemberton Happiness Index, α = .91), and the current 
level of perceived stress (using The Serbian version of the Perceived Stress Scale, α = .65). The 
results revealed a positive relationship between pet attachment and well-being (r = .238, p 
=.001). However, the assumption that attachment to pets will reduce the experience of stress 
turned out to be unsupported. Conversely, participants who were more attached to their pets 
also expressed more experience of stress (r = .211, p = .005). Mediation analysis showed that 
the relationship between pet attachment and well-being was not mediated by the experience of 
stress (b = -0.01, SE = 0.02, 95%CI [-0.05, 0.01]). One possible interpretation is that individuals 
more attached to their pets are generally more caring and emotional so they might be more 
sensitive to stressors. Another possible interpretation is that taking care of pets in itself causes 
stress. The relationship between caring for pets, stress, and well-being appears to be more 
complex and needs further study. Still, current findings can be a significant starting point for 
future research on the relationship between pet attachment and psychological well-being in the 
local cultural context.",
publisher = "Beograd : Filozofski fakultet",
journal = "Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology",
title = "Relationship between pet attachment and wellbeing: A matter of reduced stress?",
pages = "88",
url = "https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3723"
}
Mandić, M.,& Branković, M.. (2023). Relationship between pet attachment and wellbeing: A matter of reduced stress?. in Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology
Beograd : Filozofski fakultet., 88.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3723
Mandić M, Branković M. Relationship between pet attachment and wellbeing: A matter of reduced stress?. in Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology. 2023;:88.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3723 .
Mandić, Milica, Branković, Marija, "Relationship between pet attachment and wellbeing: A matter of reduced stress?" in Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology (2023):88,
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3723 .

Fighting the system: Challenges to diversity and equality in Social (and other) Psychology

Branković, Marija

(Beograd : Filozofski fakultet, 2023)

TY  - CONF
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3724
AB  - We must face this fact: psychology is not sufficiently equal and diverse. Recent studies 
highlight inequalities within the discipline of social psychology and structural disadvantages 
faced by researchers from, among others, the region of South and Eastern Europe (Bou 
Zeineddine, Saab, Lášticová, Kende, & Ayanian, 2021; Nyúl, Lantos, Reicher, & Kende, 
2021). Building on these insights, we proposed a project supported by the European 
Association of Social Psychology that aims to establish and empower a network of social 
psychologists from ten countries within the region of South and East Europe (Bosnia & 
Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine, 
Latvia). This symposium is meant to be a local meeting of social psychologists to identify the 
challenges and possible solutions – practices and resources that can help. We want to present 
some insights and experiences to stimulate a discussion with our colleagues. In her talk, Bojana 
Bodroža will offer insights into the issue of how limited resources are a challenge to producing 
high-quality research and how these challenges can be overcome by relying on open-source 
practices and building international collaborations. Tijana Karić will discuss the challenges and 
opportunities for young researchers, as the early stage of their career is recognized as the 
turning point affecting the future international participation of researchers. Finally, Iris Žeželj 
will focus on examples of applicable practices aimed at increasing equality and diversity in the 
discipline that are overcoming the challenge of tokenism, such as inclusive editorial policies 
and fair crediting of co-authorship. The ambition of this symposium is thus to share experiences 
and empower researchers in future efforts at international participation, aware of challenges 
and biases but also more aware of their strengths and the opportunities for collaboration within 
the region.
PB  - Beograd : Filozofski fakultet
C3  - Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology
T1  - Fighting the system: Challenges to diversity and equality in Social (and other) Psychology
SP  - 24
UR  - https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3724
ER  - 
@conference{
author = "Branković, Marija",
year = "2023",
abstract = "We must face this fact: psychology is not sufficiently equal and diverse. Recent studies 
highlight inequalities within the discipline of social psychology and structural disadvantages 
faced by researchers from, among others, the region of South and Eastern Europe (Bou 
Zeineddine, Saab, Lášticová, Kende, & Ayanian, 2021; Nyúl, Lantos, Reicher, & Kende, 
2021). Building on these insights, we proposed a project supported by the European 
Association of Social Psychology that aims to establish and empower a network of social 
psychologists from ten countries within the region of South and East Europe (Bosnia & 
Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine, 
Latvia). This symposium is meant to be a local meeting of social psychologists to identify the 
challenges and possible solutions – practices and resources that can help. We want to present 
some insights and experiences to stimulate a discussion with our colleagues. In her talk, Bojana 
Bodroža will offer insights into the issue of how limited resources are a challenge to producing 
high-quality research and how these challenges can be overcome by relying on open-source 
practices and building international collaborations. Tijana Karić will discuss the challenges and 
opportunities for young researchers, as the early stage of their career is recognized as the 
turning point affecting the future international participation of researchers. Finally, Iris Žeželj 
will focus on examples of applicable practices aimed at increasing equality and diversity in the 
discipline that are overcoming the challenge of tokenism, such as inclusive editorial policies 
and fair crediting of co-authorship. The ambition of this symposium is thus to share experiences 
and empower researchers in future efforts at international participation, aware of challenges 
and biases but also more aware of their strengths and the opportunities for collaboration within 
the region.",
publisher = "Beograd : Filozofski fakultet",
journal = "Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology",
title = "Fighting the system: Challenges to diversity and equality in Social (and other) Psychology",
pages = "24",
url = "https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3724"
}
Branković, M.. (2023). Fighting the system: Challenges to diversity and equality in Social (and other) Psychology. in Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology
Beograd : Filozofski fakultet., 24.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3724
Branković M. Fighting the system: Challenges to diversity and equality in Social (and other) Psychology. in Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology. 2023;:24.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3724 .
Branković, Marija, "Fighting the system: Challenges to diversity and equality in Social (and other) Psychology" in Proceedings of the XXIX scientific conference Empirical Studies in Psychology (2023):24,
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3724 .

Dark minds dislike animals: The relationship between the Dark Tetrad and speciesism

Branković, Marija; Međedović, Janko

(Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, 2023)

TY  - CONF
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Međedović, Janko
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3721
AB  - Speciesism designates a belief that humans should be treated as morally superior to other 
animals because they are different from all other animals. This belief entails disregarding non human animals' sentience and ability to suffer. Accordingly, in previous research, speciesism 
has been related to a more general lack of empathy and antisocial personality traits. In this 
study, we sought to investigate the relationship between the Dark Tetrad traits (Narcissism, 
Psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and Sadism) with different indicators of attitudes toward non human animals. We investigated this in a study with a community sample of adults (N = 369), 
in which participants indicated their attitude toward using animals in different industries, their 
frequency of meat consumption, and pro-social intentions toward animals. We constructed 
the path analysis where Dark Tetrad traits were set as the predictor variables while the 
attitudinal measures were set as the criteria. The model had high fit indices since all variables 
were modeled as observable: χ(5) = 6.262; p > .05; NFI = .981; CFI = .996; RMSEA = .026. 
Controlling for age, sex, and educational level, speciesism was related to psychopathy and 
sadism, with sadism as the most important predictor. Pro-social intentions toward animals 
were also negatively associated with psychopathy. Meat consumption was related to 
Machiavellianism, but this path was marginally significant. Narcissism was not related to any 
of the outcome measures. These findings suggest that the Dark Tetrad of personality has 
systematic ties to attitudes toward animals, especially psychopathy and sadism. This link is 
probably best explained through the insufficient capacity for empathy. These findings are also 
relevant to the literature on the link between violence toward animals and domestic and 
gender-based violence.
PB  - Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu
C3  - 26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka
T1  - Dark minds dislike animals: The relationship between the Dark Tetrad and speciesism
SP  - 58
DO  - 10.17234/DRZB26
ER  - 
@conference{
author = "Branković, Marija and Međedović, Janko",
year = "2023",
abstract = "Speciesism designates a belief that humans should be treated as morally superior to other 
animals because they are different from all other animals. This belief entails disregarding non human animals' sentience and ability to suffer. Accordingly, in previous research, speciesism 
has been related to a more general lack of empathy and antisocial personality traits. In this 
study, we sought to investigate the relationship between the Dark Tetrad traits (Narcissism, 
Psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and Sadism) with different indicators of attitudes toward non human animals. We investigated this in a study with a community sample of adults (N = 369), 
in which participants indicated their attitude toward using animals in different industries, their 
frequency of meat consumption, and pro-social intentions toward animals. We constructed 
the path analysis where Dark Tetrad traits were set as the predictor variables while the 
attitudinal measures were set as the criteria. The model had high fit indices since all variables 
were modeled as observable: χ(5) = 6.262; p > .05; NFI = .981; CFI = .996; RMSEA = .026. 
Controlling for age, sex, and educational level, speciesism was related to psychopathy and 
sadism, with sadism as the most important predictor. Pro-social intentions toward animals 
were also negatively associated with psychopathy. Meat consumption was related to 
Machiavellianism, but this path was marginally significant. Narcissism was not related to any 
of the outcome measures. These findings suggest that the Dark Tetrad of personality has 
systematic ties to attitudes toward animals, especially psychopathy and sadism. This link is 
probably best explained through the insufficient capacity for empathy. These findings are also 
relevant to the literature on the link between violence toward animals and domestic and 
gender-based violence.",
publisher = "Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu",
journal = "26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka",
title = "Dark minds dislike animals: The relationship between the Dark Tetrad and speciesism",
pages = "58",
doi = "10.17234/DRZB26"
}
Branković, M.,& Međedović, J.. (2023). Dark minds dislike animals: The relationship between the Dark Tetrad and speciesism. in 26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka
Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu., 58.
https://doi.org/10.17234/DRZB26
Branković M, Međedović J. Dark minds dislike animals: The relationship between the Dark Tetrad and speciesism. in 26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka. 2023;:58.
doi:10.17234/DRZB26 .
Branković, Marija, Međedović, Janko, "Dark minds dislike animals: The relationship between the Dark Tetrad and speciesism" in 26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka (2023):58,
https://doi.org/10.17234/DRZB26 . .

Loneliness and vertical and horizontal collectivism and individualism: A multinational study

Schermer, Julie Aitken; Branković, Marija; Čekrlija, Đorđe; MacDonald, Kristi Baerg; Park, Joonha; Papazova, Eva; Volkodav, Tatiana; Iliško, Dzintra; Wlodarczyk, Anna; Kwiatkowska, Maria Magdalena; Rogoza, Radoslav; Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar; Khanh Ha, Truong Thi; Kowalski, Christopher Marcin; Malik, Sadia; Lins, Samuel; Navarro-Carrillo, Ginnes; Aquino, Sibele; Doroszuk, Marta; Riđić, Ognjen; Pylat, Natalia; Özsoy, Emrah; Tan, Chee-Seng; Mamuti, Agim; Ardi, Rahkman; Jukić, Tomislav; Uslu, Osman; Martinez Buelvas, Laura; Liik, Kadi; Kruger, Gert

(Elsevier, 2023)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Schermer, Julie Aitken
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Čekrlija, Đorđe
AU  - MacDonald, Kristi Baerg
AU  - Park, Joonha
AU  - Papazova, Eva
AU  - Volkodav, Tatiana
AU  - Iliško, Dzintra
AU  - Wlodarczyk, Anna
AU  - Kwiatkowska, Maria Magdalena
AU  - Rogoza, Radoslav
AU  - Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar
AU  - Khanh Ha, Truong Thi
AU  - Kowalski, Christopher Marcin
AU  - Malik, Sadia
AU  - Lins, Samuel
AU  - Navarro-Carrillo, Ginnes
AU  - Aquino, Sibele
AU  - Doroszuk, Marta
AU  - Riđić, Ognjen
AU  - Pylat, Natalia
AU  - Özsoy, Emrah
AU  - Tan, Chee-Seng
AU  - Mamuti, Agim
AU  - Ardi, Rahkman
AU  - Jukić, Tomislav
AU  - Uslu, Osman
AU  - Martinez Buelvas, Laura
AU  - Liik, Kadi
AU  - Kruger, Gert
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3725
AB  - This paper investigates how horizontal and vertical individualism and collectivism predict self-report loneliness in addition to the variance accounted for by age and sex in 28 countries (N = 8,345). Horizontal and vertical aspects of individualism and collectivism had small but significant contributions to predicting loneliness. Horizontal-collectivism (for 19 country samples) and, to a lesser extent, horizontal-individualism (for seven country samples), significantly predicted lower loneliness scores. Vertical-individualism (for 16 country samples), and to a lesser extent, vertical-collectivism (for six country samples), predicted feeling more loneliness among our participants. Adjusted R2 values suggested that between 0.6% and 27.7% of self-report loneliness was predicted. These results suggest that those who value egalitarian social relations also tend to report being less lonely whereas those who value individuality and competitiveness endorse the loneliness items more. These results are of importance to those investigating and helping lonely individuals by appreciating the influence of perceived culture.
PB  - Elsevier
T2  - Current Research in Behavioral Sciences
T1  - Loneliness and vertical and horizontal collectivism and individualism: A multinational study
VL  - 4
DO  - 10.1016/j.crbeha.2023.100105
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Schermer, Julie Aitken and Branković, Marija and Čekrlija, Đorđe and MacDonald, Kristi Baerg and Park, Joonha and Papazova, Eva and Volkodav, Tatiana and Iliško, Dzintra and Wlodarczyk, Anna and Kwiatkowska, Maria Magdalena and Rogoza, Radoslav and Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar and Khanh Ha, Truong Thi and Kowalski, Christopher Marcin and Malik, Sadia and Lins, Samuel and Navarro-Carrillo, Ginnes and Aquino, Sibele and Doroszuk, Marta and Riđić, Ognjen and Pylat, Natalia and Özsoy, Emrah and Tan, Chee-Seng and Mamuti, Agim and Ardi, Rahkman and Jukić, Tomislav and Uslu, Osman and Martinez Buelvas, Laura and Liik, Kadi and Kruger, Gert",
year = "2023",
abstract = "This paper investigates how horizontal and vertical individualism and collectivism predict self-report loneliness in addition to the variance accounted for by age and sex in 28 countries (N = 8,345). Horizontal and vertical aspects of individualism and collectivism had small but significant contributions to predicting loneliness. Horizontal-collectivism (for 19 country samples) and, to a lesser extent, horizontal-individualism (for seven country samples), significantly predicted lower loneliness scores. Vertical-individualism (for 16 country samples), and to a lesser extent, vertical-collectivism (for six country samples), predicted feeling more loneliness among our participants. Adjusted R2 values suggested that between 0.6% and 27.7% of self-report loneliness was predicted. These results suggest that those who value egalitarian social relations also tend to report being less lonely whereas those who value individuality and competitiveness endorse the loneliness items more. These results are of importance to those investigating and helping lonely individuals by appreciating the influence of perceived culture.",
publisher = "Elsevier",
journal = "Current Research in Behavioral Sciences",
title = "Loneliness and vertical and horizontal collectivism and individualism: A multinational study",
volume = "4",
doi = "10.1016/j.crbeha.2023.100105"
}
Schermer, J. A., Branković, M., Čekrlija, Đ., MacDonald, K. B., Park, J., Papazova, E., Volkodav, T., Iliško, D., Wlodarczyk, A., Kwiatkowska, M. M., Rogoza, R., Oviedo-Trespalacios, O., Khanh Ha, T. T., Kowalski, C. M., Malik, S., Lins, S., Navarro-Carrillo, G., Aquino, S., Doroszuk, M., Riđić, O., Pylat, N., Özsoy, E., Tan, C., Mamuti, A., Ardi, R., Jukić, T., Uslu, O., Martinez Buelvas, L., Liik, K.,& Kruger, G.. (2023). Loneliness and vertical and horizontal collectivism and individualism: A multinational study. in Current Research in Behavioral Sciences
Elsevier., 4.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crbeha.2023.100105
Schermer JA, Branković M, Čekrlija Đ, MacDonald KB, Park J, Papazova E, Volkodav T, Iliško D, Wlodarczyk A, Kwiatkowska MM, Rogoza R, Oviedo-Trespalacios O, Khanh Ha TT, Kowalski CM, Malik S, Lins S, Navarro-Carrillo G, Aquino S, Doroszuk M, Riđić O, Pylat N, Özsoy E, Tan C, Mamuti A, Ardi R, Jukić T, Uslu O, Martinez Buelvas L, Liik K, Kruger G. Loneliness and vertical and horizontal collectivism and individualism: A multinational study. in Current Research in Behavioral Sciences. 2023;4.
doi:10.1016/j.crbeha.2023.100105 .
Schermer, Julie Aitken, Branković, Marija, Čekrlija, Đorđe, MacDonald, Kristi Baerg, Park, Joonha, Papazova, Eva, Volkodav, Tatiana, Iliško, Dzintra, Wlodarczyk, Anna, Kwiatkowska, Maria Magdalena, Rogoza, Radoslav, Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar, Khanh Ha, Truong Thi, Kowalski, Christopher Marcin, Malik, Sadia, Lins, Samuel, Navarro-Carrillo, Ginnes, Aquino, Sibele, Doroszuk, Marta, Riđić, Ognjen, Pylat, Natalia, Özsoy, Emrah, Tan, Chee-Seng, Mamuti, Agim, Ardi, Rahkman, Jukić, Tomislav, Uslu, Osman, Martinez Buelvas, Laura, Liik, Kadi, Kruger, Gert, "Loneliness and vertical and horizontal collectivism and individualism: A multinational study" in Current Research in Behavioral Sciences, 4 (2023),
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crbeha.2023.100105 . .
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Nostalgija za boljim životom: percepcije Jugoslavije

Branković, Marija; Stojić, Nevena; Lišančić, Anđela

(Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, 2023)

TY  - CONF
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Stojić, Nevena
AU  - Lišančić, Anđela
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3720
AB  - Jugonostalgija se može definirati kao sentimentalna čežnja za periodom Jugoslavije, kao 
kolektivnom prošlošću ili kombinacijom lične i kolektivne prošlosti. U popularnoj kulturi 
prostora bivše Jugoslavije, jugonostalgija se povezuje sa turizmom, muzikom, stripovima i 
svakodnevnim predmetima iz perioda Jugoslavije, te je neki autori smatraju površnim i čak 
štetnim fenomenom. Kako je pojam jugonostalgije rijetko izučavan iz perspektive psihološke 
znanosti, cilj istraživanja je bio definiranje toga što ljudi s prostora bivše Jugoslavije 
podrazumijevaju pod ovim pojmom, te proučavanje ka čemu su specifično usmjerena 
sentimentalna osjećanja ljudi prema periodu Jugoslavije. Uzorak je prikupljen preko interneta, 
snowball metodom, a činile su ga 303 osobe koje žive na području bivše Jugoslavije. Dobivene 
su značajne korelacije između stupnja jugonostalgije i ekonomske (r = -.283) i socijalne 
političke orijentacije (r = -.419), odnosno veći stupanj jugonostalgije pokazuju ispitanici koji se 
pozicioniraju lijevo na političkom spektru. Također, pokazuje se da se ispitanici stariji od 35 
godina značajno više identificiraju s Jugoslavijom od mlađih ispitanika (t (298) = -4.806, p < 
.01). 57.5 % ispitanika je definiralo jugonostalgiju kao pozitivan pojam, dok je 21.2 % ispitanika 
davalo negativne odgovore. Ispitanici kao ono što im nedostaje iz perioda Jugoslavije pretežno 
navode stabilnost i sigurnost (radnih mjesta, stambenog pitanja i slično) (27.4 %), jaku i veliku 
državu sa znatnim međunarodnim ugledom (18.8 %), bratstvo i jedinstvo i mir među narodima 
bivše Jugoslavije (16.1 %) i vrijednosti poput društvene ravnopravnosti i boljeg položaja žena 
i radnika (13.1 %). Rezultati impliciraju da jugonostalgija nije površan fenomen koji 
podrazumijeva samo osobna sjećanja i sentimentalna osjećanja prema svakodnevnim 
proizvodima ili pop-kulturi, već ona podrazumijeva prije svega želju za drugačijim društvenim 
uređenjem, bliskošću naroda u regiji i boljim položajem trenutno postojećih država u svijetu.
PB  - Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu
C3  - 26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka
T1  - Nostalgija za boljim životom: percepcije Jugoslavije
SP  - 115
DO  - 10.17234/DRZB26
ER  - 
@conference{
author = "Branković, Marija and Stojić, Nevena and Lišančić, Anđela",
year = "2023",
abstract = "Jugonostalgija se može definirati kao sentimentalna čežnja za periodom Jugoslavije, kao 
kolektivnom prošlošću ili kombinacijom lične i kolektivne prošlosti. U popularnoj kulturi 
prostora bivše Jugoslavije, jugonostalgija se povezuje sa turizmom, muzikom, stripovima i 
svakodnevnim predmetima iz perioda Jugoslavije, te je neki autori smatraju površnim i čak 
štetnim fenomenom. Kako je pojam jugonostalgije rijetko izučavan iz perspektive psihološke 
znanosti, cilj istraživanja je bio definiranje toga što ljudi s prostora bivše Jugoslavije 
podrazumijevaju pod ovim pojmom, te proučavanje ka čemu su specifično usmjerena 
sentimentalna osjećanja ljudi prema periodu Jugoslavije. Uzorak je prikupljen preko interneta, 
snowball metodom, a činile su ga 303 osobe koje žive na području bivše Jugoslavije. Dobivene 
su značajne korelacije između stupnja jugonostalgije i ekonomske (r = -.283) i socijalne 
političke orijentacije (r = -.419), odnosno veći stupanj jugonostalgije pokazuju ispitanici koji se 
pozicioniraju lijevo na političkom spektru. Također, pokazuje se da se ispitanici stariji od 35 
godina značajno više identificiraju s Jugoslavijom od mlađih ispitanika (t (298) = -4.806, p < 
.01). 57.5 % ispitanika je definiralo jugonostalgiju kao pozitivan pojam, dok je 21.2 % ispitanika 
davalo negativne odgovore. Ispitanici kao ono što im nedostaje iz perioda Jugoslavije pretežno 
navode stabilnost i sigurnost (radnih mjesta, stambenog pitanja i slično) (27.4 %), jaku i veliku 
državu sa znatnim međunarodnim ugledom (18.8 %), bratstvo i jedinstvo i mir među narodima 
bivše Jugoslavije (16.1 %) i vrijednosti poput društvene ravnopravnosti i boljeg položaja žena 
i radnika (13.1 %). Rezultati impliciraju da jugonostalgija nije površan fenomen koji 
podrazumijeva samo osobna sjećanja i sentimentalna osjećanja prema svakodnevnim 
proizvodima ili pop-kulturi, već ona podrazumijeva prije svega želju za drugačijim društvenim 
uređenjem, bliskošću naroda u regiji i boljim položajem trenutno postojećih država u svijetu.",
publisher = "Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu",
journal = "26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka",
title = "Nostalgija za boljim životom: percepcije Jugoslavije",
pages = "115",
doi = "10.17234/DRZB26"
}
Branković, M., Stojić, N.,& Lišančić, A.. (2023). Nostalgija za boljim životom: percepcije Jugoslavije. in 26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka
Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu., 115.
https://doi.org/10.17234/DRZB26
Branković M, Stojić N, Lišančić A. Nostalgija za boljim životom: percepcije Jugoslavije. in 26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka. 2023;:115.
doi:10.17234/DRZB26 .
Branković, Marija, Stojić, Nevena, Lišančić, Anđela, "Nostalgija za boljim životom: percepcije Jugoslavije" in 26. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa: međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup : knjiga sažetaka (2023):115,
https://doi.org/10.17234/DRZB26 . .

Nove predrasude i stare: Vrstizam i tradicionalni identiteti

Branković, Marija

(Banja Luka : PRIMAPROM, 2023)

TY  - CHAP
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3717
AB  - Savremene neuronauke pružaju neospornu potvrdu da mnoge vrste životinja imaju mentalne kapacitete vrlo nalik ljudskim. Ipak, u većini društava i dalje ljudi koriste druge životinje za svoje potrebe i bez uvažavanja njihovog kapaciteta za strah i bol. U ovoj poglavlju prikazaćemo rezultate istraživanja odnosa ljudi prema ne-ljudskim životinjama sprovedenog na uzorku mladih iz Bosne i Hercegovine. Odnos ljudi prema ne-ljudskim životinjama merili smo na tri načina: kroz meru vrstizma (negativnog odnosa prema pravima životinja), opažanje prakse vegetarijanstva kao pretnje tradiciji i lokalnoj kulturi i meru učestalosti konzumacije mesa. Rezultati pokazuju da negativniji odnos prema životinjama imaju muškarci, osobe konzervativne političke orijentacije, kao i osobe sklonije autoritarnosti i odnosima dominacije među grupama. Vrstizam je povezan sa vrednovanjem tradicionalnih identiteta, prevashodno etno-religijskog, dok je negativno povezan sa identifikacijom sa čovečanstvom u celini. Takođe, mere vrstizma ostvaraju veze sa osećajem distance prema nizu različitih nepripadničkih grupa. Rezultati ukazuju da vrstizam deli psihološke osnove sa tradicionalnim formama predrasuda. Diskutovaćemo nalaze u svetlu prethodnih istraživanja iz regiona i širim internacionalnim okvirima.
PB  - Banja Luka : PRIMAPROM
T2  - Društvene identifikacije i međugrupne pristrasnosti mladih
T1  - Nove predrasude i stare: Vrstizam i tradicionalni identiteti
SP  - 46
EP  - 57
UR  - https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3717
ER  - 
@inbook{
author = "Branković, Marija",
year = "2023",
abstract = "Savremene neuronauke pružaju neospornu potvrdu da mnoge vrste životinja imaju mentalne kapacitete vrlo nalik ljudskim. Ipak, u većini društava i dalje ljudi koriste druge životinje za svoje potrebe i bez uvažavanja njihovog kapaciteta za strah i bol. U ovoj poglavlju prikazaćemo rezultate istraživanja odnosa ljudi prema ne-ljudskim životinjama sprovedenog na uzorku mladih iz Bosne i Hercegovine. Odnos ljudi prema ne-ljudskim životinjama merili smo na tri načina: kroz meru vrstizma (negativnog odnosa prema pravima životinja), opažanje prakse vegetarijanstva kao pretnje tradiciji i lokalnoj kulturi i meru učestalosti konzumacije mesa. Rezultati pokazuju da negativniji odnos prema životinjama imaju muškarci, osobe konzervativne političke orijentacije, kao i osobe sklonije autoritarnosti i odnosima dominacije među grupama. Vrstizam je povezan sa vrednovanjem tradicionalnih identiteta, prevashodno etno-religijskog, dok je negativno povezan sa identifikacijom sa čovečanstvom u celini. Takođe, mere vrstizma ostvaraju veze sa osećajem distance prema nizu različitih nepripadničkih grupa. Rezultati ukazuju da vrstizam deli psihološke osnove sa tradicionalnim formama predrasuda. Diskutovaćemo nalaze u svetlu prethodnih istraživanja iz regiona i širim internacionalnim okvirima.",
publisher = "Banja Luka : PRIMAPROM",
journal = "Društvene identifikacije i međugrupne pristrasnosti mladih",
booktitle = "Nove predrasude i stare: Vrstizam i tradicionalni identiteti",
pages = "46-57",
url = "https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3717"
}
Branković, M.. (2023). Nove predrasude i stare: Vrstizam i tradicionalni identiteti. in Društvene identifikacije i međugrupne pristrasnosti mladih
Banja Luka : PRIMAPROM., 46-57.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3717
Branković M. Nove predrasude i stare: Vrstizam i tradicionalni identiteti. in Društvene identifikacije i međugrupne pristrasnosti mladih. 2023;:46-57.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3717 .
Branković, Marija, "Nove predrasude i stare: Vrstizam i tradicionalni identiteti" in Društvene identifikacije i međugrupne pristrasnosti mladih (2023):46-57,
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3717 .

Quick Natural Cure-Alls: Portrayal of Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine in Serbian Online Media

Lazić, Aleksandra; Petrović, Marija; Branković, Marija; Žeželj, Iris

(University of California Press, 2023)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Lazić, Aleksandra
AU  - Petrović, Marija
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Žeželj, Iris
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3728
AB  - To describe how Serbian online media cover the topic of traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine (TM/CAM), we conducted a content analysis of 182 articles from six news and six magazine websites, published July–December 2021. Biologically based treatments, predominantly herbal products framed as Serbian or Russian folk medicine, were the most common (70.9%, 205/289 practices). The practices were often presented as general health enhancers (18.4%, 71/386 claims); other common reasons given for the use of TM/CAM were to alleviate respiratory problems, boost the immunity, and detox. The tone was overwhelmingly positive, with most of the positive articles (82.4%, 145/176) neglecting to present information on potential harms of TM/CAM use. Few articles provided a recommendation to speak with a healthcare provider (13.6%, 24/176); in contrast, the recommended dosage was often explained (59.7%, 105/176). TM/CAM practitioners (15.9%, 28/176) and conventional medicine practitioners (12.5%, 22/176) were most commonly cited sources. Articles tended to appeal to TM/CAM’s tradition of use (65.3%, 115/176), naturalness (45.5%, 80/176), and convenience (40.9%, 72/176), used pseudoscientific jargon (59.7%, 105/176), and failed to cite sources for the claims that TM/CAM use is supported by science (22.2%, 39/176). Much of the information provided in Serbian online media seems to be uncritical, with a potential for misleading consumers.
PB  - University of California Press
T2  - Collabra Psychology
T1  - Quick Natural Cure-Alls: Portrayal of Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine in Serbian Online Media
VL  - 9
DO  - 10.1525/collabra.82189
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Lazić, Aleksandra and Petrović, Marija and Branković, Marija and Žeželj, Iris",
year = "2023",
abstract = "To describe how Serbian online media cover the topic of traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine (TM/CAM), we conducted a content analysis of 182 articles from six news and six magazine websites, published July–December 2021. Biologically based treatments, predominantly herbal products framed as Serbian or Russian folk medicine, were the most common (70.9%, 205/289 practices). The practices were often presented as general health enhancers (18.4%, 71/386 claims); other common reasons given for the use of TM/CAM were to alleviate respiratory problems, boost the immunity, and detox. The tone was overwhelmingly positive, with most of the positive articles (82.4%, 145/176) neglecting to present information on potential harms of TM/CAM use. Few articles provided a recommendation to speak with a healthcare provider (13.6%, 24/176); in contrast, the recommended dosage was often explained (59.7%, 105/176). TM/CAM practitioners (15.9%, 28/176) and conventional medicine practitioners (12.5%, 22/176) were most commonly cited sources. Articles tended to appeal to TM/CAM’s tradition of use (65.3%, 115/176), naturalness (45.5%, 80/176), and convenience (40.9%, 72/176), used pseudoscientific jargon (59.7%, 105/176), and failed to cite sources for the claims that TM/CAM use is supported by science (22.2%, 39/176). Much of the information provided in Serbian online media seems to be uncritical, with a potential for misleading consumers.",
publisher = "University of California Press",
journal = "Collabra Psychology",
title = "Quick Natural Cure-Alls: Portrayal of Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine in Serbian Online Media",
volume = "9",
doi = "10.1525/collabra.82189"
}
Lazić, A., Petrović, M., Branković, M.,& Žeželj, I.. (2023). Quick Natural Cure-Alls: Portrayal of Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine in Serbian Online Media. in Collabra Psychology
University of California Press., 9.
https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.82189
Lazić A, Petrović M, Branković M, Žeželj I. Quick Natural Cure-Alls: Portrayal of Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine in Serbian Online Media. in Collabra Psychology. 2023;9.
doi:10.1525/collabra.82189 .
Lazić, Aleksandra, Petrović, Marija, Branković, Marija, Žeželj, Iris, "Quick Natural Cure-Alls: Portrayal of Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine in Serbian Online Media" in Collabra Psychology, 9 (2023),
https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.82189 . .
7
2

Tracking variations in daily questionable health behaviors and their psychological roots: a preregistered experience sampling study

Lazarević, Ljiljana; Knežević, Goran; Purić, Danka; Teovanović, Predrag; Petrović, Marija; Ninković, Milica; Živanović, Marko; Stanković, Sanda; Branković, Marija; Lukić, Petar; Opačić, Goran; Žeželj, Iris

(Nature Portfolio, 2023)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Lazarević, Ljiljana
AU  - Knežević, Goran
AU  - Purić, Danka
AU  - Teovanović, Predrag
AU  - Petrović, Marija
AU  - Ninković, Milica
AU  - Živanović, Marko
AU  - Stanković, Sanda
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Lukić, Petar
AU  - Opačić, Goran
AU  - Žeželj, Iris
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3731
AB  - People resort to various questionable health practices to preserve or regain health - they intentionally do not adhere to medical recommendations (e.g. self-medicate or modify the prescribed therapies; iNAR), or use traditional/complementary/alternative (TCAM) medicine. As retrospective reports overestimate adherence and sufer from recall and desirability bias, we tracked the variations in daily questionable health behaviors and compared them to their retrospectively reported lifetime use. We also preregistered and explored their relations to a wide set of psychological predictors - distal (personality traits and basic thinking dispositions) and proximal (diferent unfounded beliefs and biases grouped under the term irrational mindset). A community sample (N = 224) tracked daily engagement in iNAR and TCAM use for 14 days, resulting in 3136 data points. We observed a high rate of questionable health practices over the 14 days; daily engagement rates roughly corresponded to lifetime ones. Both iNAR and TCAM were weakly, but robustly positively related. Independent of the assessment method, an irrational mindset was the most important predictor of TCAM use. For iNAR, however, psychological predictors emerged as relevant only when assessed retrospectively. Our study ofers insight into questionable health behaviors from both a within and between-person perspective and highlights the importance of their psychological roots.
PB  - Nature Portfolio
T2  - Scientific Reports
T1  - Tracking variations in daily questionable health behaviors and their psychological roots: a preregistered experience sampling study
VL  - 13
DO  - 10.1038/s41598-023-41243-w
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Lazarević, Ljiljana and Knežević, Goran and Purić, Danka and Teovanović, Predrag and Petrović, Marija and Ninković, Milica and Živanović, Marko and Stanković, Sanda and Branković, Marija and Lukić, Petar and Opačić, Goran and Žeželj, Iris",
year = "2023",
abstract = "People resort to various questionable health practices to preserve or regain health - they intentionally do not adhere to medical recommendations (e.g. self-medicate or modify the prescribed therapies; iNAR), or use traditional/complementary/alternative (TCAM) medicine. As retrospective reports overestimate adherence and sufer from recall and desirability bias, we tracked the variations in daily questionable health behaviors and compared them to their retrospectively reported lifetime use. We also preregistered and explored their relations to a wide set of psychological predictors - distal (personality traits and basic thinking dispositions) and proximal (diferent unfounded beliefs and biases grouped under the term irrational mindset). A community sample (N = 224) tracked daily engagement in iNAR and TCAM use for 14 days, resulting in 3136 data points. We observed a high rate of questionable health practices over the 14 days; daily engagement rates roughly corresponded to lifetime ones. Both iNAR and TCAM were weakly, but robustly positively related. Independent of the assessment method, an irrational mindset was the most important predictor of TCAM use. For iNAR, however, psychological predictors emerged as relevant only when assessed retrospectively. Our study ofers insight into questionable health behaviors from both a within and between-person perspective and highlights the importance of their psychological roots.",
publisher = "Nature Portfolio",
journal = "Scientific Reports",
title = "Tracking variations in daily questionable health behaviors and their psychological roots: a preregistered experience sampling study",
volume = "13",
doi = "10.1038/s41598-023-41243-w"
}
Lazarević, L., Knežević, G., Purić, D., Teovanović, P., Petrović, M., Ninković, M., Živanović, M., Stanković, S., Branković, M., Lukić, P., Opačić, G.,& Žeželj, I.. (2023). Tracking variations in daily questionable health behaviors and their psychological roots: a preregistered experience sampling study. in Scientific Reports
Nature Portfolio., 13.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-41243-w
Lazarević L, Knežević G, Purić D, Teovanović P, Petrović M, Ninković M, Živanović M, Stanković S, Branković M, Lukić P, Opačić G, Žeželj I. Tracking variations in daily questionable health behaviors and their psychological roots: a preregistered experience sampling study. in Scientific Reports. 2023;13.
doi:10.1038/s41598-023-41243-w .
Lazarević, Ljiljana, Knežević, Goran, Purić, Danka, Teovanović, Predrag, Petrović, Marija, Ninković, Milica, Živanović, Marko, Stanković, Sanda, Branković, Marija, Lukić, Petar, Opačić, Goran, Žeželj, Iris, "Tracking variations in daily questionable health behaviors and their psychological roots: a preregistered experience sampling study" in Scientific Reports, 13 (2023),
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-41243-w . .
9
1

Development of a novel instrument for assessing intentional non-adherence to official medical recommendations (iNAR-12): a sequential mixed-methods study in Serbia

Purić, Danka; Petrović, Marija; Živanović, Marko; Lukić, Petar; Zupan, Zorana; Branković, Marija; Ninković, Milica; Lazarević, Ljiljana; Stanković, Sanda; Žeželj, Iris

(BMJ Journals, 2023)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Purić, Danka
AU  - Petrović, Marija
AU  - Živanović, Marko
AU  - Lukić, Petar
AU  - Zupan, Zorana
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Ninković, Milica
AU  - Lazarević, Ljiljana
AU  - Stanković, Sanda
AU  - Žeželj, Iris
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3727
AB  - Objectives We aimed to (1) develop a novel instrument, suitable for the general population, capturing intentional non-adherence (iNAR), consisting of non-adherence to prescribed therapy, self-medication and avoidance of seeking medical treatment; (2) differentiate it from other forms of non-adherence, for example, smoking; and (3) relate iNAR to patient-related factors, such as sociodemographics, health status and endorsement of irrational beliefs (conspiratorial thinking and superstitions) and to healthcare-related beliefs and experiences ((mis)trust and negative experiences with the healthcare system, normalisation of patient passivity).

Design То generate iNAR items, we employed a focus group with medical doctors, supplemented it with a literature search and invited a public health expert to refine it further. We examined the internal structure and predictors of iNAR in an observational study.

Setting Data were collected online using snowball sampling and social networks.

Participants After excluding those who failed one or more out of three attention checks, the final sample size was n=583 adult Serbian citizens, 74.4% female, mean age 39.01 years (SD=12.10).

Primary and secondary outcome measures The primary, planned outcome is the iNAR Questionnaire, while smoking was used for comparison purposes.

Results Factor analysis yielded a one-factor solution, and the final 12-item iNAR Questionnaire had satisfactory internal reliability (alpha=0.72). Health condition and healthcare-related variables accounted for 14% of the variance of iNAR behaviours, whereas sociodemographics and irrational beliefs did not additionally contribute.

Conclusions We constructed a brief yet comprehensive measure of iNAR behaviours and related them to health and sociodemographic variables and irrational beliefs. The findings suggest that public health interventions should attempt to improve patients' experiences with the system and build trust with their healthcare practitioners rather than aim at specific demographic groups or at correcting patients’ unfounded beliefs.
PB  - BMJ Journals
T2  - BMJ Open
T1  - Development of a novel instrument for assessing intentional non-adherence to official medical recommendations (iNAR-12): a sequential mixed-methods study in Serbia
VL  - 13
DO  - 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-069978
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Purić, Danka and Petrović, Marija and Živanović, Marko and Lukić, Petar and Zupan, Zorana and Branković, Marija and Ninković, Milica and Lazarević, Ljiljana and Stanković, Sanda and Žeželj, Iris",
year = "2023",
abstract = "Objectives We aimed to (1) develop a novel instrument, suitable for the general population, capturing intentional non-adherence (iNAR), consisting of non-adherence to prescribed therapy, self-medication and avoidance of seeking medical treatment; (2) differentiate it from other forms of non-adherence, for example, smoking; and (3) relate iNAR to patient-related factors, such as sociodemographics, health status and endorsement of irrational beliefs (conspiratorial thinking and superstitions) and to healthcare-related beliefs and experiences ((mis)trust and negative experiences with the healthcare system, normalisation of patient passivity).

Design То generate iNAR items, we employed a focus group with medical doctors, supplemented it with a literature search and invited a public health expert to refine it further. We examined the internal structure and predictors of iNAR in an observational study.

Setting Data were collected online using snowball sampling and social networks.

Participants After excluding those who failed one or more out of three attention checks, the final sample size was n=583 adult Serbian citizens, 74.4% female, mean age 39.01 years (SD=12.10).

Primary and secondary outcome measures The primary, planned outcome is the iNAR Questionnaire, while smoking was used for comparison purposes.

Results Factor analysis yielded a one-factor solution, and the final 12-item iNAR Questionnaire had satisfactory internal reliability (alpha=0.72). Health condition and healthcare-related variables accounted for 14% of the variance of iNAR behaviours, whereas sociodemographics and irrational beliefs did not additionally contribute.

Conclusions We constructed a brief yet comprehensive measure of iNAR behaviours and related them to health and sociodemographic variables and irrational beliefs. The findings suggest that public health interventions should attempt to improve patients' experiences with the system and build trust with their healthcare practitioners rather than aim at specific demographic groups or at correcting patients’ unfounded beliefs.",
publisher = "BMJ Journals",
journal = "BMJ Open",
title = "Development of a novel instrument for assessing intentional non-adherence to official medical recommendations (iNAR-12): a sequential mixed-methods study in Serbia",
volume = "13",
doi = "10.1136/bmjopen-2022-069978"
}
Purić, D., Petrović, M., Živanović, M., Lukić, P., Zupan, Z., Branković, M., Ninković, M., Lazarević, L., Stanković, S.,& Žeželj, I.. (2023). Development of a novel instrument for assessing intentional non-adherence to official medical recommendations (iNAR-12): a sequential mixed-methods study in Serbia. in BMJ Open
BMJ Journals., 13.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-069978
Purić D, Petrović M, Živanović M, Lukić P, Zupan Z, Branković M, Ninković M, Lazarević L, Stanković S, Žeželj I. Development of a novel instrument for assessing intentional non-adherence to official medical recommendations (iNAR-12): a sequential mixed-methods study in Serbia. in BMJ Open. 2023;13.
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2022-069978 .
Purić, Danka, Petrović, Marija, Živanović, Marko, Lukić, Petar, Zupan, Zorana, Branković, Marija, Ninković, Milica, Lazarević, Ljiljana, Stanković, Sanda, Žeželj, Iris, "Development of a novel instrument for assessing intentional non-adherence to official medical recommendations (iNAR-12): a sequential mixed-methods study in Serbia" in BMJ Open, 13 (2023),
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-069978 . .
7
1

Chinese whispers in clay: Copying error and cultural attraction in the experimental transmission chain of anthropomorphic figurines

Porčić, Marko; Radinović, Mihailo; Branković, Marija; Jovanić, Aleksandra

(Elsevier, 2023)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Porčić, Marko
AU  - Radinović, Mihailo
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Jovanić, Aleksandra
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3718
AB  - Understanding the nature of copying errors in the cultural transmission of material culture is highly relevant for students of cultural evolution, especially in the field of evolutionary archaeology. In this paper, we set up a classic transmission chain experiment, which involves making clay anthropomorphic figurines, to explore the nature of the copying error related to the production of 3D objects. The experiment consists of four independent transmission chains, each with 10 participants. Three chains are non-expert chains, as they consist of students of archaeology and psychology with no formal training in arts. The fourth is an expert chain consisting of art students. Our results show that the copying error predictably differs between the experts and the non-experts – it is lower in the expert chain. However, in both groups, the error is higher than predicted by the models that assume that the copying error is only due to imperfections in the perception of linear dimensions. Taken together, these two results suggest that, in addition to the error in perception, the error in the execution contributes significantly to the overall error, as predicted by the recently formulated object-mediated transmission model (Crema et al., 2023). The results of our experiment also show that the errors are often biased rather than random, suggesting that the transmission process involves the transformations anticipated by the cultural attraction theory.
PB  - Elsevier
T2  - Journal of Archaeological Science
T1  - Chinese whispers in clay: Copying error and cultural attraction in the experimental transmission chain of anthropomorphic figurines
VL  - 162
DO  - 10.1016/j.jas.2023.105914
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Porčić, Marko and Radinović, Mihailo and Branković, Marija and Jovanić, Aleksandra",
year = "2023",
abstract = "Understanding the nature of copying errors in the cultural transmission of material culture is highly relevant for students of cultural evolution, especially in the field of evolutionary archaeology. In this paper, we set up a classic transmission chain experiment, which involves making clay anthropomorphic figurines, to explore the nature of the copying error related to the production of 3D objects. The experiment consists of four independent transmission chains, each with 10 participants. Three chains are non-expert chains, as they consist of students of archaeology and psychology with no formal training in arts. The fourth is an expert chain consisting of art students. Our results show that the copying error predictably differs between the experts and the non-experts – it is lower in the expert chain. However, in both groups, the error is higher than predicted by the models that assume that the copying error is only due to imperfections in the perception of linear dimensions. Taken together, these two results suggest that, in addition to the error in perception, the error in the execution contributes significantly to the overall error, as predicted by the recently formulated object-mediated transmission model (Crema et al., 2023). The results of our experiment also show that the errors are often biased rather than random, suggesting that the transmission process involves the transformations anticipated by the cultural attraction theory.",
publisher = "Elsevier",
journal = "Journal of Archaeological Science",
title = "Chinese whispers in clay: Copying error and cultural attraction in the experimental transmission chain of anthropomorphic figurines",
volume = "162",
doi = "10.1016/j.jas.2023.105914"
}
Porčić, M., Radinović, M., Branković, M.,& Jovanić, A.. (2023). Chinese whispers in clay: Copying error and cultural attraction in the experimental transmission chain of anthropomorphic figurines. in Journal of Archaeological Science
Elsevier., 162.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2023.105914
Porčić M, Radinović M, Branković M, Jovanić A. Chinese whispers in clay: Copying error and cultural attraction in the experimental transmission chain of anthropomorphic figurines. in Journal of Archaeological Science. 2023;162.
doi:10.1016/j.jas.2023.105914 .
Porčić, Marko, Radinović, Mihailo, Branković, Marija, Jovanić, Aleksandra, "Chinese whispers in clay: Copying error and cultural attraction in the experimental transmission chain of anthropomorphic figurines" in Journal of Archaeological Science, 162 (2023),
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2023.105914 . .
11

Psihologija odnosa ljudi i (ostalih) životinja

Branković, Marija

(Beograd : Fakultet za medije i komunikacije, 2023)

TY  - BOOK
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2023
UR  - https://knjige.fmk.edu.rs/product/psihologija-odnosa-ljudi-i-ostalih-zivotinja/
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3310
AB  - Autorka svoje istraživanje otvara problemom odnosa ljudi prema ostalim životinjama, preispitujući zašto ljudi često ignorišu sposobnost životinja da misle i osećaju. Ona ukazuje na neke od potencijalnih razloga za ovakav odnos  ̶  potrebu da se opravda eksploatacija životinja, strah od suočavanja sa sopstvenom smrtnošću, ideološke i religiozne motive  ̶  da bi sprovela istraživanje i utvrdila koji od ovih faktora ima najveći uticaj na stavove ispitanika. Kako način kategorizacije životinja utiče na moralne sudove o tretmanu životinja? U kojoj meri ljudi različito percipiraju svog kućnog ljubimca u odnosu na životinje koje se koriste u ishrani? Šta ljudi znaju o stvarnim mentalnim i emocionalnim kapacitetima životinja?
PB  - Beograd : Fakultet za medije i komunikacije
T1  - Psihologija odnosa ljudi i (ostalih) životinja
UR  - https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3310
ER  - 
@book{
author = "Branković, Marija",
year = "2023",
abstract = "Autorka svoje istraživanje otvara problemom odnosa ljudi prema ostalim životinjama, preispitujući zašto ljudi često ignorišu sposobnost životinja da misle i osećaju. Ona ukazuje na neke od potencijalnih razloga za ovakav odnos  ̶  potrebu da se opravda eksploatacija životinja, strah od suočavanja sa sopstvenom smrtnošću, ideološke i religiozne motive  ̶  da bi sprovela istraživanje i utvrdila koji od ovih faktora ima najveći uticaj na stavove ispitanika. Kako način kategorizacije životinja utiče na moralne sudove o tretmanu životinja? U kojoj meri ljudi različito percipiraju svog kućnog ljubimca u odnosu na životinje koje se koriste u ishrani? Šta ljudi znaju o stvarnim mentalnim i emocionalnim kapacitetima životinja?",
publisher = "Beograd : Fakultet za medije i komunikacije",
title = "Psihologija odnosa ljudi i (ostalih) životinja",
url = "https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3310"
}
Branković, M.. (2023). Psihologija odnosa ljudi i (ostalih) životinja. 
Beograd : Fakultet za medije i komunikacije..
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3310
Branković M. Psihologija odnosa ljudi i (ostalih) životinja. 2023;.
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3310 .
Branković, Marija, "Psihologija odnosa ljudi i (ostalih) životinja" (2023),
https://hdl.handle.net/21.15107/rcub_rifdt_3310 .

Effects of experimentally induced self-affirmation on the openness to meat reduction and alternative protein sources

Branković, Marija; Budžak, Anastasija ; Tulić, Nađa ; Janković, Jovana 

(Frontiers Media S.A., 2023)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Budžak, Anastasija 
AU  - Tulić, Nađa 
AU  - Janković, Jovana 
PY  - 2023
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/2994
AB  - Introduction: Consumption of animals entails disregarding the pain of sentient beings, and acknowledging this can threaten an individual’s image of oneself as a moral person. Also, abstaining from meat in a meat-eating culture can threaten an individual’s valued group identity. Previous research on inter-group relations suggests that self-affirmation, affirmation of personally or collectively important values, can help individuals alleviate self-threats since it enhances one’s global self-image and decreases threat perceptions.

Methods: We tested for potential effects of self-affirmation on openness toward reducing meat consumption in an experimental study. Participants (N = 277) were randomized into an individual affirmation, group affirmation, or a control condition. Individual affirmation participants ranked a list of values and then wrote a short paragraph about their first-ranked value. Group affirmation participants did a similar task, focusing on the values of their ethnic group, while participants in the control condition had an unrelated task of ranking their color preferences. Participants then read a persuasive message presenting health risks related to meat consumption and the health benefits of reducing meat. Finally, they indicated their openness toward reducing meat consumption and acceptability of plant-based alternatives and lab-grown meat.

Results and Discussion: Results show that affirmed participants expressed more readiness to reconsider their meat consumption habits, reduced perceptions of vegetarianism as a threat to the local culture, and more positive perceptions of the idea of lab-grown meat. However, self-esteem and frequency of meat consumption pose important limitations to the experimental effects. We discuss the findings from the perspective of self-and collective identity threats and the potential of self-affirmations to create a more open debate about animal product consumption.
PB  - Frontiers Media S.A.
T2  - Frontiers in Psychology
T1  - Effects of experimentally induced self-affirmation on the openness to meat reduction and alternative protein sources
VL  - 14
DO  - 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1021891
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Branković, Marija and Budžak, Anastasija  and Tulić, Nađa  and Janković, Jovana ",
year = "2023",
abstract = "Introduction: Consumption of animals entails disregarding the pain of sentient beings, and acknowledging this can threaten an individual’s image of oneself as a moral person. Also, abstaining from meat in a meat-eating culture can threaten an individual’s valued group identity. Previous research on inter-group relations suggests that self-affirmation, affirmation of personally or collectively important values, can help individuals alleviate self-threats since it enhances one’s global self-image and decreases threat perceptions.

Methods: We tested for potential effects of self-affirmation on openness toward reducing meat consumption in an experimental study. Participants (N = 277) were randomized into an individual affirmation, group affirmation, or a control condition. Individual affirmation participants ranked a list of values and then wrote a short paragraph about their first-ranked value. Group affirmation participants did a similar task, focusing on the values of their ethnic group, while participants in the control condition had an unrelated task of ranking their color preferences. Participants then read a persuasive message presenting health risks related to meat consumption and the health benefits of reducing meat. Finally, they indicated their openness toward reducing meat consumption and acceptability of plant-based alternatives and lab-grown meat.

Results and Discussion: Results show that affirmed participants expressed more readiness to reconsider their meat consumption habits, reduced perceptions of vegetarianism as a threat to the local culture, and more positive perceptions of the idea of lab-grown meat. However, self-esteem and frequency of meat consumption pose important limitations to the experimental effects. We discuss the findings from the perspective of self-and collective identity threats and the potential of self-affirmations to create a more open debate about animal product consumption.",
publisher = "Frontiers Media S.A.",
journal = "Frontiers in Psychology",
title = "Effects of experimentally induced self-affirmation on the openness to meat reduction and alternative protein sources",
volume = "14",
doi = "10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1021891"
}
Branković, M., Budžak, A., Tulić, N.,& Janković, J.. (2023). Effects of experimentally induced self-affirmation on the openness to meat reduction and alternative protein sources. in Frontiers in Psychology
Frontiers Media S.A.., 14.
https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1021891
Branković M, Budžak A, Tulić N, Janković J. Effects of experimentally induced self-affirmation on the openness to meat reduction and alternative protein sources. in Frontiers in Psychology. 2023;14.
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1021891 .
Branković, Marija, Budžak, Anastasija , Tulić, Nađa , Janković, Jovana , "Effects of experimentally induced self-affirmation on the openness to meat reduction and alternative protein sources" in Frontiers in Psychology, 14 (2023),
https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1021891 . .
1

Humor Styles Are Related to Loneliness Across 15 Countries

Schermer, Julie Aitken; Rogoza, Radoslav; Branković, Marija; Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar; Volkodav, Tatiana; Khanh Ha, Truong Thi; Kwiatkowska, Maria Magdalena; Papazova, Eva; Park, Joonha; Kowalski, Christopher Marcin; Doroszuk, Marta; Iliško, Dzintra; Malik, Sadia; Lins, Samuel; Navarro-Carrillo, Ginnes; Torres-Marín, Jorge; Wlodarczyk, Anna; Aquino, Sibele; Krammer, Georg

(PsychOpen, 2022)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Schermer, Julie Aitken
AU  - Rogoza, Radoslav
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar
AU  - Volkodav, Tatiana
AU  - Khanh Ha, Truong Thi
AU  - Kwiatkowska, Maria Magdalena
AU  - Papazova, Eva
AU  - Park, Joonha
AU  - Kowalski, Christopher Marcin
AU  - Doroszuk, Marta
AU  - Iliško, Dzintra
AU  - Malik, Sadia
AU  - Lins, Samuel
AU  - Navarro-Carrillo, Ginnes
AU  - Torres-Marín, Jorge
AU  - Wlodarczyk, Anna
AU  - Aquino, Sibele
AU  - Krammer, Georg
PY  - 2022
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3530
AB  - The relationships between self-report loneliness and the four humor styles of affiliative, aggressive, self-defeating, and self-enhancing were investigated in 15 countries (N = 4,701). Because loneliness has been suggested to be both commonly experienced and detrimental, we examine if there are similar patterns between humor styles, gender, and age with loneliness in samples of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Across the country samples, affiliative and self-enhancing humor styles negatively correlated with loneliness, self-defeating was positively correlated, and the aggressive humor style was not significantly related. In predicting loneliness, 40.5% of the variance could be accounted. Younger females with lower affiliative, lower self-enhancing, and higher self-defeating humor style scores had higher loneliness scores. The results suggest that although national mean differences may be present, the pattern of relationships between humor styles and loneliness is consistent across these diverse samples, providing some suggestions for mental health promotion among lonely individuals.
PB  - PsychOpen
T2  - Europe's Journal of Psychology
T1  - Humor Styles Are Related to Loneliness Across 15 Countries
VL  - 18
DO  - 10.5964/ejop.5407
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Schermer, Julie Aitken and Rogoza, Radoslav and Branković, Marija and Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar and Volkodav, Tatiana and Khanh Ha, Truong Thi and Kwiatkowska, Maria Magdalena and Papazova, Eva and Park, Joonha and Kowalski, Christopher Marcin and Doroszuk, Marta and Iliško, Dzintra and Malik, Sadia and Lins, Samuel and Navarro-Carrillo, Ginnes and Torres-Marín, Jorge and Wlodarczyk, Anna and Aquino, Sibele and Krammer, Georg",
year = "2022",
abstract = "The relationships between self-report loneliness and the four humor styles of affiliative, aggressive, self-defeating, and self-enhancing were investigated in 15 countries (N = 4,701). Because loneliness has been suggested to be both commonly experienced and detrimental, we examine if there are similar patterns between humor styles, gender, and age with loneliness in samples of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Across the country samples, affiliative and self-enhancing humor styles negatively correlated with loneliness, self-defeating was positively correlated, and the aggressive humor style was not significantly related. In predicting loneliness, 40.5% of the variance could be accounted. Younger females with lower affiliative, lower self-enhancing, and higher self-defeating humor style scores had higher loneliness scores. The results suggest that although national mean differences may be present, the pattern of relationships between humor styles and loneliness is consistent across these diverse samples, providing some suggestions for mental health promotion among lonely individuals.",
publisher = "PsychOpen",
journal = "Europe's Journal of Psychology",
title = "Humor Styles Are Related to Loneliness Across 15 Countries",
volume = "18",
doi = "10.5964/ejop.5407"
}
Schermer, J. A., Rogoza, R., Branković, M., Oviedo-Trespalacios, O., Volkodav, T., Khanh Ha, T. T., Kwiatkowska, M. M., Papazova, E., Park, J., Kowalski, C. M., Doroszuk, M., Iliško, D., Malik, S., Lins, S., Navarro-Carrillo, G., Torres-Marín, J., Wlodarczyk, A., Aquino, S.,& Krammer, G.. (2022). Humor Styles Are Related to Loneliness Across 15 Countries. in Europe's Journal of Psychology
PsychOpen., 18.
https://doi.org/10.5964/ejop.5407
Schermer JA, Rogoza R, Branković M, Oviedo-Trespalacios O, Volkodav T, Khanh Ha TT, Kwiatkowska MM, Papazova E, Park J, Kowalski CM, Doroszuk M, Iliško D, Malik S, Lins S, Navarro-Carrillo G, Torres-Marín J, Wlodarczyk A, Aquino S, Krammer G. Humor Styles Are Related to Loneliness Across 15 Countries. in Europe's Journal of Psychology. 2022;18.
doi:10.5964/ejop.5407 .
Schermer, Julie Aitken, Rogoza, Radoslav, Branković, Marija, Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar, Volkodav, Tatiana, Khanh Ha, Truong Thi, Kwiatkowska, Maria Magdalena, Papazova, Eva, Park, Joonha, Kowalski, Christopher Marcin, Doroszuk, Marta, Iliško, Dzintra, Malik, Sadia, Lins, Samuel, Navarro-Carrillo, Ginnes, Torres-Marín, Jorge, Wlodarczyk, Anna, Aquino, Sibele, Krammer, Georg, "Humor Styles Are Related to Loneliness Across 15 Countries" in Europe's Journal of Psychology, 18 (2022),
https://doi.org/10.5964/ejop.5407 . .
13

Alternative Ways to Mental Health: Exploring Psychological Determinants of Preference for CAM Treatments

Budžak, Anastasija; Branković, Marija

(Slovak Academy of Sciences, 2022)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Budžak, Anastasija
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2022
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/2997
AB  - Research suggests a trend toward an increased interest in CAM, complementary and alternative therapies for treating mental health problems, which is paralleled by a relatively favorable attitude of mental health professionals. This study explored psychological predictors of attitude toward CAM therapies: frustration tolerance (measured by the 28-item Frustration Discomfort Scale), self-esteem (measured by the 16-item Revised Version of the Self-Liking/Self-Competence Scale), cognitive styles (measured by REI Scale-short version) and irrational health beliefs (measured by CAM Health Belief Questionnaire – CHBQ). Participants (N = 294) reacted to vignettes describing Bach flower remedies and neuro-linguistic programming to indi-cate their attitude toward CAM. CAM health beliefs (e.g., belief that health is a balance of life forces) and self-esteem positively predicted attitude toward CAM, while the rational style of thinking was a negative predictor. As suggested by mediation analysis, the intuitive thinking style affected the attitude toward CAM via an increase in CAM beliefs. We discuss the implications of our findings for encouraging rational decision-making when seeking help with mental health problems.
PB  - Slovak Academy of Sciences
T2  - Studia Psychologica
T1  - Alternative Ways to Mental Health: Exploring Psychological Determinants of Preference for CAM Treatments
VL  - 64
DO  - 10.31577/sp.2022.01.843
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Budžak, Anastasija and Branković, Marija",
year = "2022",
abstract = "Research suggests a trend toward an increased interest in CAM, complementary and alternative therapies for treating mental health problems, which is paralleled by a relatively favorable attitude of mental health professionals. This study explored psychological predictors of attitude toward CAM therapies: frustration tolerance (measured by the 28-item Frustration Discomfort Scale), self-esteem (measured by the 16-item Revised Version of the Self-Liking/Self-Competence Scale), cognitive styles (measured by REI Scale-short version) and irrational health beliefs (measured by CAM Health Belief Questionnaire – CHBQ). Participants (N = 294) reacted to vignettes describing Bach flower remedies and neuro-linguistic programming to indi-cate their attitude toward CAM. CAM health beliefs (e.g., belief that health is a balance of life forces) and self-esteem positively predicted attitude toward CAM, while the rational style of thinking was a negative predictor. As suggested by mediation analysis, the intuitive thinking style affected the attitude toward CAM via an increase in CAM beliefs. We discuss the implications of our findings for encouraging rational decision-making when seeking help with mental health problems.",
publisher = "Slovak Academy of Sciences",
journal = "Studia Psychologica",
title = "Alternative Ways to Mental Health: Exploring Psychological Determinants of Preference for CAM Treatments",
volume = "64",
doi = "10.31577/sp.2022.01.843"
}
Budžak, A.,& Branković, M.. (2022). Alternative Ways to Mental Health: Exploring Psychological Determinants of Preference for CAM Treatments. in Studia Psychologica
Slovak Academy of Sciences., 64.
https://doi.org/10.31577/sp.2022.01.843
Budžak A, Branković M. Alternative Ways to Mental Health: Exploring Psychological Determinants of Preference for CAM Treatments. in Studia Psychologica. 2022;64.
doi:10.31577/sp.2022.01.843 .
Budžak, Anastasija, Branković, Marija, "Alternative Ways to Mental Health: Exploring Psychological Determinants of Preference for CAM Treatments" in Studia Psychologica, 64 (2022),
https://doi.org/10.31577/sp.2022.01.843 . .
3
3

Humor styles in Serbia: an evaluation of the Humor Styles Questionnaire and correlations with social attitudes

Branković, Marija; Rogoza, Radosław ; Aitken Schermer, Julie 

(Springer, 2022)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Branković, Marija
AU  - Rogoza, Radosław 
AU  - Aitken Schermer, Julie 
PY  - 2022
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/2996
AB  - Humor styles refer to the everyday use of humor, varying across self-enhancing, affiliative, aggressive and self-defeating styles, entailing differences in focus on the self vs. other as well as between being adaptive vs. maladaptive. We validated the instrument devised to capture these differences, the Humor Styles Questionnaire (HSQ; Martin et al., Journal of Research in Personality 37:48–75, 2003), in a novel cultural context. Furthermore, we investigated the relations of humor styles with various aspects of social orientations and attitudes, to widen the understanding of the correlates. Our study showed that the suggested four-factor structure reproduces reasonably well in the Serbian context, with some notable exceptions. Humor styles were meaningfully related to basic social connectedness of the individual (loneliness and self-esteem) as well as the wider social orientations and attitudes (their value orientations, social dominance orientation, and ethnocentrism). The self-defeating humor style was reflective of a more negative view of oneself and subordination to the group while the aggressive humor style indicated endorsement of dominance within the in-group over other groups. We discuss the cross-cultural validity of the instrument and how the findings contribute to a wider positioning of the humor styles within the domain of social-psychological variables.
PB  - Springer
T2  - Current Psychology
T1  - Humor styles in Serbia: an evaluation of the Humor Styles Questionnaire and correlations with social attitudes
VL  - 42
DO  - 10.1007/s12144-022-03278-6
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Branković, Marija and Rogoza, Radosław  and Aitken Schermer, Julie ",
year = "2022",
abstract = "Humor styles refer to the everyday use of humor, varying across self-enhancing, affiliative, aggressive and self-defeating styles, entailing differences in focus on the self vs. other as well as between being adaptive vs. maladaptive. We validated the instrument devised to capture these differences, the Humor Styles Questionnaire (HSQ; Martin et al., Journal of Research in Personality 37:48–75, 2003), in a novel cultural context. Furthermore, we investigated the relations of humor styles with various aspects of social orientations and attitudes, to widen the understanding of the correlates. Our study showed that the suggested four-factor structure reproduces reasonably well in the Serbian context, with some notable exceptions. Humor styles were meaningfully related to basic social connectedness of the individual (loneliness and self-esteem) as well as the wider social orientations and attitudes (their value orientations, social dominance orientation, and ethnocentrism). The self-defeating humor style was reflective of a more negative view of oneself and subordination to the group while the aggressive humor style indicated endorsement of dominance within the in-group over other groups. We discuss the cross-cultural validity of the instrument and how the findings contribute to a wider positioning of the humor styles within the domain of social-psychological variables.",
publisher = "Springer",
journal = "Current Psychology",
title = "Humor styles in Serbia: an evaluation of the Humor Styles Questionnaire and correlations with social attitudes",
volume = "42",
doi = "10.1007/s12144-022-03278-6"
}
Branković, M., Rogoza, R.,& Aitken Schermer, J.. (2022). Humor styles in Serbia: an evaluation of the Humor Styles Questionnaire and correlations with social attitudes. in Current Psychology
Springer., 42.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-03278-6
Branković M, Rogoza R, Aitken Schermer J. Humor styles in Serbia: an evaluation of the Humor Styles Questionnaire and correlations with social attitudes. in Current Psychology. 2022;42.
doi:10.1007/s12144-022-03278-6 .
Branković, Marija, Rogoza, Radosław , Aitken Schermer, Julie , "Humor styles in Serbia: an evaluation of the Humor Styles Questionnaire and correlations with social attitudes" in Current Psychology, 42 (2022),
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-03278-6 . .
3
2

The traditional vegetarians – improving attitudes toward vegetarians through emphasizing similarities between vegetarianism and traditional fasting

Budžak, Anastasija; Branković, Marija

(Taylor & Francis, 2022)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Budžak, Anastasija
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2022
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/2995
AB  - The modern choices of diet are often perceived at odds with the traditional worldviews. This study aimed to test the possibility of improving attitudes toward vegetarians by emphasizing the similarity between vegetarianism and religious fasting. We expected the effects of induction to be moderated by endorsement of right-wing authoritarianism and social dominance orientation (SDO-D and SDO-E). Participants (N = 246) were randomly divided into three groups that all read a text about a traditional birthday celebration. The control group read a text about the celebration with meat-based meals, one experimental group read about a celebration with meatless dishes. In the second experimental group it was emphasized that the host became a vegetarian after years of religious fasting. Both inductions improved attitudes toward vegetarians. Only SDO-D proved to be a significant moderator, with induction exhibiting a significant effect at higher levels of SDO-D. The findings inform public communications about reducing meat consumption.
PB  - Taylor & Francis
T2  - The Journal of Social Psychology
T1  - The traditional vegetarians – improving attitudes toward vegetarians through emphasizing similarities between vegetarianism and traditional fasting
VL  - 163
DO  - 10.1080/00224545.2022.2139216
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Budžak, Anastasija and Branković, Marija",
year = "2022",
abstract = "The modern choices of diet are often perceived at odds with the traditional worldviews. This study aimed to test the possibility of improving attitudes toward vegetarians by emphasizing the similarity between vegetarianism and religious fasting. We expected the effects of induction to be moderated by endorsement of right-wing authoritarianism and social dominance orientation (SDO-D and SDO-E). Participants (N = 246) were randomly divided into three groups that all read a text about a traditional birthday celebration. The control group read a text about the celebration with meat-based meals, one experimental group read about a celebration with meatless dishes. In the second experimental group it was emphasized that the host became a vegetarian after years of religious fasting. Both inductions improved attitudes toward vegetarians. Only SDO-D proved to be a significant moderator, with induction exhibiting a significant effect at higher levels of SDO-D. The findings inform public communications about reducing meat consumption.",
publisher = "Taylor & Francis",
journal = "The Journal of Social Psychology",
title = "The traditional vegetarians – improving attitudes toward vegetarians through emphasizing similarities between vegetarianism and traditional fasting",
volume = "163",
doi = "10.1080/00224545.2022.2139216"
}
Budžak, A.,& Branković, M.. (2022). The traditional vegetarians – improving attitudes toward vegetarians through emphasizing similarities between vegetarianism and traditional fasting. in The Journal of Social Psychology
Taylor & Francis., 163.
https://doi.org/10.1080/00224545.2022.2139216
Budžak A, Branković M. The traditional vegetarians – improving attitudes toward vegetarians through emphasizing similarities between vegetarianism and traditional fasting. in The Journal of Social Psychology. 2022;163.
doi:10.1080/00224545.2022.2139216 .
Budžak, Anastasija, Branković, Marija, "The traditional vegetarians – improving attitudes toward vegetarians through emphasizing similarities between vegetarianism and traditional fasting" in The Journal of Social Psychology, 163 (2022),
https://doi.org/10.1080/00224545.2022.2139216 . .
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Cross-cultural comparison of the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (BeMaS) across Serbian and US samples and further validation

Dinić, Bojana M.; Branković, Marija

(Hogrefe Publishing, 2021)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Dinić, Bojana M.
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2021
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3302
AB  - The aim of this research was to validate the dual conception of envy in Serbian culture, measured by the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (BeMaS). In Study 1 (N = 404), the results confirmed cross-cultural invariance of the Malicious Envy scale across Serbian and US samples, with the US sample obtaining higher scores. However, two items in the Benign Envy scale showed significant differential item functioning across samples. Nonetheless, both scales in Serbian showed adequate measurement precision (information) and the expected distinction in relations with narcissistic admiration, narcissistic rivalry, and self-esteem, with more aversive characteristics associated with Malicious Envy. In Study 2 (N = 404), Malicious Envy showed a negative relation with Conscientiousness and Openness, as well as higher negative correlations with Honesty-Humility, Agreeableness, psychopathy, and sadism compared to Benign Envy. Furthermore, Malicious Envy showed higher positive correlations with psychological distress, while Benign Envy showed negative correlations with some aspects of distress. The results support good psychometric properties of BeMaS scores of the Serbian adaptation and add to the cross-cultural validity of the dual conception of envy.
PB  - Hogrefe Publishing
T2  - European Journal of Psychological Assessment
T1  - Cross-cultural comparison of the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (BeMaS) across Serbian and US samples and further validation
IS  - 1
VL  - 38
SP  - 49
EP  - 60
DO  - 10.1027/1015-5759/a000643
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Dinić, Bojana M. and Branković, Marija",
year = "2021",
abstract = "The aim of this research was to validate the dual conception of envy in Serbian culture, measured by the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (BeMaS). In Study 1 (N = 404), the results confirmed cross-cultural invariance of the Malicious Envy scale across Serbian and US samples, with the US sample obtaining higher scores. However, two items in the Benign Envy scale showed significant differential item functioning across samples. Nonetheless, both scales in Serbian showed adequate measurement precision (information) and the expected distinction in relations with narcissistic admiration, narcissistic rivalry, and self-esteem, with more aversive characteristics associated with Malicious Envy. In Study 2 (N = 404), Malicious Envy showed a negative relation with Conscientiousness and Openness, as well as higher negative correlations with Honesty-Humility, Agreeableness, psychopathy, and sadism compared to Benign Envy. Furthermore, Malicious Envy showed higher positive correlations with psychological distress, while Benign Envy showed negative correlations with some aspects of distress. The results support good psychometric properties of BeMaS scores of the Serbian adaptation and add to the cross-cultural validity of the dual conception of envy.",
publisher = "Hogrefe Publishing",
journal = "European Journal of Psychological Assessment",
title = "Cross-cultural comparison of the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (BeMaS) across Serbian and US samples and further validation",
number = "1",
volume = "38",
pages = "49-60",
doi = "10.1027/1015-5759/a000643"
}
Dinić, B. M.,& Branković, M.. (2021). Cross-cultural comparison of the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (BeMaS) across Serbian and US samples and further validation. in European Journal of Psychological Assessment
Hogrefe Publishing., 38(1), 49-60.
https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000643
Dinić BM, Branković M. Cross-cultural comparison of the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (BeMaS) across Serbian and US samples and further validation. in European Journal of Psychological Assessment. 2021;38(1):49-60.
doi:10.1027/1015-5759/a000643 .
Dinić, Bojana M., Branković, Marija, "Cross-cultural comparison of the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (BeMaS) across Serbian and US samples and further validation" in European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 38, no. 1 (2021):49-60,
https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000643 . .
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What We Eat Is Who We Are: The Role of Ethnic Attachment as an Ideological Base of Animal Exploitation

Branković, Marija

(Taylor & Francis, 2021)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2021
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/2993
AB  - Current research supports the idea that attitudes toward animals, including their rights and treatment, relate to other social and ideological views. In this study, I explored whether attitudes toward animals relate to wider ideological beliefs and important social identities in Serbia. I conducted two surveys to identify these relationships. In the first study, a sample (n = 321) from the general population completed a questionnaire asking about their attitudes toward animals, their acceptance of authority and societal order (right-wing authoritarianism), their preference for social hierarchy (social dominance orientation), and the importance of their social identities (gender, ethnicity, religion). I found that participants who were less supportive of animal rights also endorsed authoritarianism and relations of social dominance between groups to a larger extent. Furthermore, those who identified more strongly with gender, ethnicity, and religion also expressed more negative attitudes toward animals. In the second study, I surveyed undergraduate students in Serbia (n = 207) to determine the role of ethnic attachment as an ideological basis for attitudes toward animals. Perceptions of vegetarianism as an alternative lifestyle and a threat to the local traditions mediated the effects of ethnic attachment on both attitudes toward animals and meat consumption. However, this was true only for participants who prioritized group needs over individual needs (collectivists). In contrast, those with individualist views were more likely to endorse discrimination on the basis of species, regardless of their ethnocentrism. The findings show that attitudes toward animals correlated with endorsement of social hierarchies and with valuing the superiority of the ethnic ingroup. Attitudes toward animals thus relate to wider ideological views, in particular perceiving vegetarianism as a threat to the traditional values. I also discuss the implications of the findings for the study of human–animal relations.
PB  - Taylor & Francis
T2  - Anthrozoös : A multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals
T1  - What We Eat Is Who We Are: The Role of Ethnic Attachment as an Ideological Base of Animal Exploitation
VL  - 34
DO  - 10.1080/08927936.2021.1898216
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Branković, Marija",
year = "2021",
abstract = "Current research supports the idea that attitudes toward animals, including their rights and treatment, relate to other social and ideological views. In this study, I explored whether attitudes toward animals relate to wider ideological beliefs and important social identities in Serbia. I conducted two surveys to identify these relationships. In the first study, a sample (n = 321) from the general population completed a questionnaire asking about their attitudes toward animals, their acceptance of authority and societal order (right-wing authoritarianism), their preference for social hierarchy (social dominance orientation), and the importance of their social identities (gender, ethnicity, religion). I found that participants who were less supportive of animal rights also endorsed authoritarianism and relations of social dominance between groups to a larger extent. Furthermore, those who identified more strongly with gender, ethnicity, and religion also expressed more negative attitudes toward animals. In the second study, I surveyed undergraduate students in Serbia (n = 207) to determine the role of ethnic attachment as an ideological basis for attitudes toward animals. Perceptions of vegetarianism as an alternative lifestyle and a threat to the local traditions mediated the effects of ethnic attachment on both attitudes toward animals and meat consumption. However, this was true only for participants who prioritized group needs over individual needs (collectivists). In contrast, those with individualist views were more likely to endorse discrimination on the basis of species, regardless of their ethnocentrism. The findings show that attitudes toward animals correlated with endorsement of social hierarchies and with valuing the superiority of the ethnic ingroup. Attitudes toward animals thus relate to wider ideological views, in particular perceiving vegetarianism as a threat to the traditional values. I also discuss the implications of the findings for the study of human–animal relations.",
publisher = "Taylor & Francis",
journal = "Anthrozoös : A multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals",
title = "What We Eat Is Who We Are: The Role of Ethnic Attachment as an Ideological Base of Animal Exploitation",
volume = "34",
doi = "10.1080/08927936.2021.1898216"
}
Branković, M.. (2021). What We Eat Is Who We Are: The Role of Ethnic Attachment as an Ideological Base of Animal Exploitation. in Anthrozoös : A multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals
Taylor & Francis., 34.
https://doi.org/10.1080/08927936.2021.1898216
Branković M. What We Eat Is Who We Are: The Role of Ethnic Attachment as an Ideological Base of Animal Exploitation. in Anthrozoös : A multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals. 2021;34.
doi:10.1080/08927936.2021.1898216 .
Branković, Marija, "What We Eat Is Who We Are: The Role of Ethnic Attachment as an Ideological Base of Animal Exploitation" in Anthrozoös : A multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals, 34 (2021),
https://doi.org/10.1080/08927936.2021.1898216 . .
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Who Believes in ESP: Cognitive and Motivational Determinants of the Belief in Extra-Sensory Perception

Branković, Marija

(PsychOpen GOLD/ Leibniz Institute for Psychology, 2019)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Branković, Marija
PY  - 2019
UR  - http://rifdt.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/123456789/3309
AB  - Many people believe in extra-sensory perception, e.g. the ability to communicate with thoughts, to sense future events or locate radiation with the help of a V-shaped piece of wood. Addressing a gap in research specifically focused on ESP beliefs, we investigated cognitive styles and basic motivations related to these beliefs in two survey studies. The findings suggest that a propensity to use intuition is the best predictor of ESP beliefs in terms of cognitive style. ESP belief is positively related to fear of death, and this relation is partly mediated by fatalism, i.e. the belief that chance controls one’s life. ESP beliefs do not seem to be perceived as irreconcilable with a rational view of reality however, they do not necessarily provide psychological protection from existential concerns. The implications of the findings in terms of costs and benefits of these beliefs and the possibility to change them are discussed.
PB  - PsychOpen GOLD/ Leibniz Institute for Psychology
T2  - Europe's Journal of Psychology
T1  - Who Believes in ESP: Cognitive and Motivational Determinants of the Belief in Extra-Sensory Perception
IS  - 1
VL  - 15
SP  - 120
EP  - 139
DO  - 10.5964/ejop.v15i1.1689
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Branković, Marija",
year = "2019",
abstract = "Many people believe in extra-sensory perception, e.g. the ability to communicate with thoughts, to sense future events or locate radiation with the help of a V-shaped piece of wood. Addressing a gap in research specifically focused on ESP beliefs, we investigated cognitive styles and basic motivations related to these beliefs in two survey studies. The findings suggest that a propensity to use intuition is the best predictor of ESP beliefs in terms of cognitive style. ESP belief is positively related to fear of death, and this relation is partly mediated by fatalism, i.e. the belief that chance controls one’s life. ESP beliefs do not seem to be perceived as irreconcilable with a rational view of reality however, they do not necessarily provide psychological protection from existential concerns. The implications of the findings in terms of costs and benefits of these beliefs and the possibility to change them are discussed.",
publisher = "PsychOpen GOLD/ Leibniz Institute for Psychology",
journal = "Europe's Journal of Psychology",
title = "Who Believes in ESP: Cognitive and Motivational Determinants of the Belief in Extra-Sensory Perception",
number = "1",
volume = "15",
pages = "120-139",
doi = "10.5964/ejop.v15i1.1689"
}
Branković, M.. (2019). Who Believes in ESP: Cognitive and Motivational Determinants of the Belief in Extra-Sensory Perception. in Europe's Journal of Psychology
PsychOpen GOLD/ Leibniz Institute for Psychology., 15(1), 120-139.
https://doi.org/10.5964/ejop.v15i1.1689
Branković M. Who Believes in ESP: Cognitive and Motivational Determinants of the Belief in Extra-Sensory Perception. in Europe's Journal of Psychology. 2019;15(1):120-139.
doi:10.5964/ejop.v15i1.1689 .
Branković, Marija, "Who Believes in ESP: Cognitive and Motivational Determinants of the Belief in Extra-Sensory Perception" in Europe's Journal of Psychology, 15, no. 1 (2019):120-139,
https://doi.org/10.5964/ejop.v15i1.1689 . .
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