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Individualism, Authoritarianism, and Attitudes Toward Assisted Death: Cross?Cultural, Cross?Regional, and Experimental Evidence
We hypothesized that in individualistic cultures, individualism predicts positive attitudes toward assisted death, whereas authoritarianism is negatively associated with favorable views of this issue. Study I confirmed ...
The Ups and Downs of Thinking About a Successful Other: Self Construals and the Consequences of Social Comparisons
We hypothesized that the consequences of upward social comparisons are mediated by independent versus interdependent content of self-construals. independent self-construals emphasize personal uniqueness; thus comparison ...
Putting Threat into Perspective: Experimental Studies on Perceptual Distortion in International Conflict
Conflicts are often accompanied by mutually distorted perceptions such that threat exerted by the adversary is exaggerated, whereas threat by one's own side is minimized. Here, the effects of perspective-taking on perceptual ...
Cross-Cultural Differences in a Global “Survey of World Views”
We know that there are cross-cultural differences in psychological variables, such as individualism/collectivism. But it has not been clear which of these variables show relatively the greatest differences. The Survey of ...
Sowing Patriotism, but Reaping Nationalism? Consequences of Exposure to the American Flag
The American flag is a frequently displayed national symbol in the United States. Given its high visibility and importance, the present research examines the consequences of exposure to the flag on Americans' sense of ...
The Effects of Race and Social Dominance Orientation in Simulated Juror Decision Making
Recent mock-jury research often has found no evidence that White jurors are more likely to convict and impose harsher sentences on Black compared to White defendants. Drawing on social dominance theory (Sidanius & Pratto, ...