Advances in Experimental Social Psychology by James M. Olson

By James M. Olson

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It now seems reasonably clear that people cope with death by clinging to values in which they are highly invested and that are high in momentary accessibility. Still, we agree that even more precise elucidation of which anxiety-buffer 36 Tom Pyszczynski et al. elements will be used in any given instance is needed. , meaning, approach motivation, certainty) that there is no conceptual basis at all for making specific predictions. , predicting when cognitive dissonance will produce changes in attitudes, behavior, or adopting additional cognitions).

They instead responded to MS by expressing negativity toward foreigners, a typical defensive maneuver to manage terror. However, survivors who did dissociate during the earthquake, when reminded of their mortality or the quake a month later, reported a great deal of anxiety and did not express antipathy toward foreigners. The usual means of terror management, bolstering one’s own group at the expense of others, was apparently unavailable to the survivors who had dissociated. And 2 years later, these high dissociators were far more likely to have developed PTSD than those who had not dissociated and continued to show atypical responses to MS.

2006). These dissociative reactions in turn led to more anxieties about the future. Another study (Abdollahi, Pyszczynski, Maxfield, & Luszczynska, 2011a, 2011b) tracked people who had survived a traumatic earthquake in Zarand, Iran, in 2005, in which over 1500 people perished and almost 7000 had to evacuate their homes. When reminded of their own death or the earthquake a month later, survivors who did not dissociate in the aftermath of the earthquake responded without anxiety. They instead responded to MS by expressing negativity toward foreigners, a typical defensive maneuver to manage terror.

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