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Personality Traits, Partisan Attitudes, and Voting Behavior. Evidence from Germany
Political psychology has paid rather little attention to personality traits when explaining political attitudes and political behavior in mass publics. The present paper argues that personalityExpand
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The power of prediction with social media
– Social media provide an impressive amount of data about users and their interactions, thereby offering computer and social scientists, economists, and statisticians – among others – newExpand
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Personal values and political activism: a cross-national study.
Using data from 28 countries in four continents, the present research addresses the question of how basic values may account for political activism. Study 1 (N = 35,116) analyses data fromExpand
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Personality Traits and Foreign Policy Attitudes in German Public Opinion
This article examines the effects of personality traits on attitudes toward foreign policy issues among the German public. Building on previous research, it argues that personality characteristicsExpand
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Basic Personal Values Underlie and Give Coherence to Political Values: A Cross National Study in 15 Countries
Do the political values of the general public form a coherent system? What might be the source of coherence? We view political values as expressions, in the political domain, of more basic personalExpand
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Personality correlates of party preference: The Big Five in five big European countries
The Big Five Model was used to assess the role of personality traits in orienting voting choice across five European countries (n = 1288). Findings from Italy, Spain, Germany, Greece, and PolandExpand
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Small worlds with a difference: new gatekeepers and the filtering of political information on Twitter
Political discussions on social network platforms represent an increasingly relevant source of political information, an opportunity for the exchange of opinions and a popular source of quotes forExpand
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Die Deutschen und die Türkeifrage: eine Analyse der Einstellungen zum Antrag der Türkei auf Mitgliedschaft in der Europäischen Union
ZusammenfassungZiel des Aufsatzes ist es zu untersuchen, wovon die Einstellungen der Deutschen zu einem möglichen Beitritt der Türkei zur EU abhängen. Die Analyse von Umfragedaten aus dem FrühjahrExpand
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The role of personal values and basic traits in perceptions of the consequences of immigration: a three-nation study.
Using data from Italy, Spain, and Germany (N= 1,569), this study investigated the role of basic values (universalism and security) and basic traits (openness and agreeableness) in predictingExpand
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The Mediation of Politics through Twitter: An Analysis of Messages posted during the Campaign for the German Federal Election 2013
Patterns found in digital trace data are increasingly used as evidence of social phenomena. Still, the role of digital services not as mirrors but instead as mediators of social reality has beenExpand
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