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The closed-mindedness that wasn't: need for structure and expectancy-inconsistent information
(Frontiers in Psychology, 2015)
Social-cognitive researchers have typically assumed that individuals high in need for structure or need for closure tend to be closed-minded: they are motivated to resist or ignore information that is inconsistent with ...
How reliable are the effects of self-control training?: A re-examination using self-report and physical measures
In light of recent challenges to the strength model of self-control, our study re-examines the effects of self-control training on established physical and self-report measures of self-control. We also examined whether ...
Ecology of Freedom: Competitive Tests of the Role of Pathogens, Climate, and Natural Disasters in the Development of Socio-Political Freedom
Many countries around the world embrace freedom and democracy as part of their political culture. However, culture is at least in part a human response to the ecological challenges that a society faces
Effects of Islamist Terror in Muslim Students: Evidence from Turkey in the Wake of the November 2003 Attacks
Following the November 2003 attacks in Turkey by Turkish Islamist extremists, we designed an experiment to assess the religious identification of Turkish Muslim students using the inclusion/exclusion model of social judgment ...
Can Deception Be Desirable?
Critics of deception in research allege harm to society, the discipline of psychology, the researchers and participants. However neither empirical findings nor a ‘reasonable-person’ test seem to support those allegations. ...
Islamist Terrorism as Identity Threat: The Case of Ambivalent Identification and Self?Stereotyping Among Turkish Muslims
Terrorist attacks committed in 2003 by T urkish I slamist extremists threatened the social identity of T urkish M uslims by associating them with terrorism. Using a 2 × 3 experimental design, we categorized T urkish ...