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Political conservatism as motivated social cognition.
Analyzing political conservatism as motivated social cognition integrates theories of personality (authoritarianism, dogmatism-intolerance of ambiguity), epistemic and existential needs (for closure,Expand
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Exceptions That Prove the Rule - Using a Theory of Motivated Social Cognition to Account for Ideological Incongruities and Political Anomalies: Reply to Greenberg and Jonas (2003)
A meta-analysis by J. T. Jost, J. Glaser, A. W. Kruglanski, and F. J. Sulloway (2003) concluded that political conservatism is partially motivated by the management of uncertainty and threat. In thisExpand
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Born to Rebel
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Parental investment: how an equity motive can produce inequality.
The equity heuristic is a decision rule specifying that parents should attempt to subdivide resources more or less equally among their children. This investment rule coincides with the prescriptionExpand
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Birth Order, Sibling Competition, and Human Behavior
Sibling competition is widespread among bird and animal species and sometimes leads to siblicide. By influencing the strategies that siblings employ in their struggles for dominance, birth orderExpand
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Birth Order and Evolutionary Psychology: A Meta-Analytic Overview
(1995). Birth Order and Evolutionary Psychology: A Meta-Analytic Overview. Psychological Inquiry: Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 75-80.
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Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives
Why do people raised in the same families often differ more dramatically in personality than those from different families? What made Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin and Voltaire uniquely suited toExpand
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Perceived parental favoritism, closeness to kin, and the rebel of the family The effects of birth order and sex
Abstract We tested various predictions based on Sulloway's [ Born to rebel: birth order, family dynamics, and creative lives . New York: Pantheon, 1996] theory of family relations, usingExpand
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Birth order and sibling competition
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