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We hypothesized that threatening self-aspects that pertain to an identity specified in a binding identity goal leads to distinct compensation (i.e., self-symbolizing), whereas threatening self-aspects not specified in a binding identity goal leads to general selfworth restoration. To test this hypothesis, participants with either weak or strong commitments… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gollwitzer2013SocietyFP, title={Society for Personality and Social Psychology Association for Research in Personality European Association of Social Psychology Society of Experimental and Social Psychology}, author={Peter M. Gollwitzer and Michael K. Marquardt and Michaela Scherer and Kentaro Fujita}, year={2013} }