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Old 11-16-2003, 04:07 PM
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conservative? you must be mentally ill!!

according to the psychological association of berkeley, ca. being conservative leads to psychological factors such as:

fear and aggression
dogmatism and intolerance of ambiguity
uncertainty avoidance
need for cognitive closure
terror management

or more specifically their goal was to,
"consider evidence for and against the hypotheses that political conservatism is significantly associated with (1) mental rigidity and closed-mindedness, including (a) increased dogmatism and intolerance of ambiguity, (b) decreased cognitive complexity, (c) decreased openness to experience, (d) uncertainty avoidance, (e) personal needs for order and structure, and (f) need for cognitive closure; (2) lowered self-esteem; (3) fear, anger, and aggression; (4) pessimism, disgust, and contempt; (5) loss prevention; (6) fearof death; (7) threat arising from social and economic deprivation; and (8) threat to the stability of the social system. We have argued that these motives are in fact related to one another psychologically, and our motivated social—cognitive perspective helps to integrate them".

short version:
http://www.strausplace.com/article.php?sid=1436

really long version:
search on google for political conservatism as motivated social cognition

they quickly revolked this study.
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