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dc.contributor.advisorSacharin, Vera
dc.contributor.authorSon, Helen I.
dc.description1 broadside
dc.description.abstractTerror Management Theory (TMT) suggests that when individuals are confronted with mortality salience, a variety of behaviors, social attitudes and cognitions are affected. In situations of human vulnerability, an individual’s cultural worldviews can be used as a buffer against anxiety. According to TMT, if one’s values are shared with the majority, one can manage terror and anxiety. As a result, mortality salience can influence behaviors that are not related to the problem of death, including interpersonal group evaluations, in-group bias, stereotyping, and conformity to personal and cultural standards.en
dc.description.sponsorshipDepartment of Psychology, University of Michiganen
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversity of Michiganen
dc.description.sponsorshipKalamazoo College. Department of Psychology. VanLiere Symposium, 2006
dc.publisherKalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College.en
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Psychology VanLiere Symposium Collectionen
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder.en
dc.titleMortality Salience and Self-Stereotypingen

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