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The psychology of system justification and the palliative function of ideology
In this chapter, we trace the historical and intellectual origins of system justification theory, summarise the basic assumptions of the theory, and derive 18 specific hypotheses from a systemExpand
Antecedents and Consequences of System-Justifying Ideologies
According to system justification theory, there is a psychological motive to defend and justify the status quo. There are both dispositional antecedents (e.g., need for closure, openness toExpand
Priming the Primal Scene: Betrayal Trauma, Narcissism, and Attitudes Toward Sexual Infidelity
We used mindset priming techniques to conduct an experimental study (N = 316) designed to assess ideas derived from psychoanalytic theory. Specifically, we investigated the possibility that theExpand
Herr Professor and His “Grand Vizir”
Abstract By taking a social psychological approach, this article seeks to offer an alternative perspective to the traditional psychoanalytic studies of Freud and Ferenczi's close personal andExpand
On the Enforcement of Frequency
Abstract In this article, we explore how session frequency has become an institutionally defining feature of psychoanalysis, and how when an analyst does not insist on frequency, this is often seenExpand
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