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Political Divide: A Terror Management Perspective on Polarization in America
Contributor:Darrell, Alexander Purcell
According to Terror Management Theory politics represent a unique aspect of one’s cultural worldview. The current study hypothesized that derogation by politically dissimilar others would represent an existential threat. ...
Mortality Salience, Women in Power, and Rape Myth Acceptance
The goal of the present study is to use Terror Management Theory (TMT) as a vehicle for understanding rape myth acceptance. Terror management posits that knowledge of one’s mortality can create overwhelming terror. However, ...
LESS HUMAN THAN OTHER NURSES: AN EXAMINATION OF ATTRIBUTIONS OF HUMANNESS TOWARD AN OLDER ADULT IN LONG-TERM CARE
The relationship between care recipient and care provider is central to the care recipient’s quality of life, yet relatively little is known about psychological factors that impact this relationship. Existing evidence ...