Caballero, A., Fernández, I., Laforet, B., & Carrera, P. (2024). The link between abstract thinking style and subjective well-being: Its impact when people are in (real or perceived) financial scarcity. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 27:e7. doi:10.1017/SJP.2024.6.

Caballero, A., Laforet, B. & Carrera, P. (2024). Abstract mindset favors well-being and reduces risk behaviors for adolescents in relative scarcity. Psychology, Society and Education. In Press.

Laforet, B., Carrera, P., & Caballero, A. (2024). Breaking self-focused orientation in people who perceive economic scarcity: The influence of transcendent motivation to promote an abstract mindset and prosocial behavioural intentions. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. First Published: 13 february 2024.


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