- From the grave to the cradle: evidence that mortality salience engenders a desire for offspringArnaud Wisman
Department of Social Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
J Pers Soc Psychol 89:46-61. 2005..Taken together, the findings suggest that a desire for offspring can function as a terror management defense mechanism...
- Hiding in the crowd: can mortality salience promote affiliation with others who oppose one's worldviews?Arnaud Wisman
Department of Social Psychology, Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Pers Soc Psychol 84:511-26. 2003..Moreover, affiliation defenses seem powerful enough to override worldview validation defenses, even when the worldviews in question are personally relevant and highly accessible...