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The Closed-Mindedness That Wasn't: Need for Structure and Expectancy-Inconsistent Information
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 ...
Gender Moderates the Impact of Need for Structure on Social Beliefs: Implications for Ethnocentrism and Authoritarianism
The present research examines the interplay between individual differences in need for structure, social beliefs, and gender. It is well documented that need for structure, that is, a preference for structure and simplicity ...