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Killing Begets Killing: Evidence From a Bug-Killing Paradigm That Initial Killing Fuels Subsequent Killing
(University of Canterbury. Psychology., 2007)
Killing appears to perpetuate itself even in the absence of retaliation. This phenomenon may occur in part as a means to justify prior killing and so ease the threat of prior killing. In addition, this effect should arise ...
Ageism and Death: Effects of Mortality Salience and Perceived Similarity to Elders on Reactions to Elderly People
(University of Canterbury. Psychology., 2004)
The present research investigated the hypotheses that elderly people can be reminders of our mortality and that concerns about our own mortality can therefore instigate ageism. In Study 1, college-age participants who saw ...