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An Expressive Utility Account of Partisan Cue Receptivity : Cognitive Resources in the Service of Identity Expression

  title={An Expressive Utility Account of Partisan Cue Receptivity : Cognitive Resources in the Service of Identity Expression},
  author={Yphtach Lelkes and Ariel Malka and Bert N. Bakker},
What motivates citizens to rely on partisan cues when forming political judgments? Extant literature offers two perspectives on this matter: an optimistic view that reliance on cues serves to enable adequate decision making when cognitive resources are low, and a pessimistic view that reliance on cues serves to channel cognitive resources to the goal of expressing valued political identities. In the present research we seek to further understanding of the relative importance of these two… 
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