Need for closure and the social response to terrorism

@inproceedings{Orehek2010NeedFC,
  title={Need for closure and the social response to terrorism},
  author={Edward Orehek and Shira Fishman and Mark Dechesne and Bertjan Doosje and Arie W. Kruglanski and Angela P Cole and Billie Saddler and Tarra Jackson},
  year={2010}
}
It has been long contended that terrorism is a form of psychological warfare with the aim of advancing political objectives through the spreading of fear. The present set of five studies explored the relation between need for closure and the social response to terrorism. We found support for the notion that reminders of terrorist attacks elevate the need for closure and that the need for closure may enhance ingroup identification; interdependence with others; outgroup derogation; and support… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 33 REFERENCES

Shortened Need for Closure Scale.] Unpublished data

A. Pierro, A. W. Kruglanski
  • Universita di Roma,
  • 2006
VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL