Testing the Death Thought Suppression and Rebound Hypothesis

@article{Trafimow2012TestingTD,
  title={Testing the Death Thought Suppression and Rebound Hypothesis},
  author={David Trafimow and Jamie S Hughes},
  journal={Social Psychological and Personality Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={622 - 629}
}
It is an important hypothesis of terror management theory that death thoughts are suppressed immediately following a mortality salience treatment but that, after a short delay during which suppression ceases, death thoughts become more accessible. Although there is much indirect empirical support for this idea, there are few direct tests. Our goal was to test this hypothesis with simple experiments. Thus, after mortality was made salient, death thought accessibility was measured immediately or… 

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