Jamie Arndt

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Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Exploring the existential function of religion: the effect of religious fundamentalism and mortality salience on faith-based medical refusals
    Matthew Vess
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:334-50. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The interactive effect of mortality reminders and tobacco craving on smoking topography
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Health Psychol 32:525-32. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Blowing in the (social) wind: implications of extrinsic esteem contingencies for terror management and health
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:1191-205. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The psychosocial effect of thoughts of personal mortality on cardiac risk assessment
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:175-81. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint To belong or not to belong, that is the question: terror management and identification with gender and ethnicity
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:26-43. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer and the threat of death: the cognitive dynamics of death-thought suppression and its impact on behavioral health intentions
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:12-29. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Illuminating the dark side of creative expression: assimilation needs and the consequences of creative action following mortality salience
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1327-39. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality salience and the spreading activation of worldview-relevant constructs: exploring the cognitive architecture of terror management
    Jamie Arndt
    J Exp Psychol Gen 131:307-24. 2002
  9. doi request reprint When death is good for life: considering the positive trajectories of terror management
    Kenneth E Vail
    University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 16:303-29. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring the existential function of religion and supernatural agent beliefs among Christians, Muslims, atheists, and agnostics
    Kenneth E Vail
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1288-300. 2012

Research Grants

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Exploring the existential function of religion: the effect of religious fundamentalism and mortality salience on faith-based medical refusals
    Matthew Vess
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:334-50. 2009
    ..The existential importance of religious faith and the health-relevant implications of these findings are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint The interactive effect of mortality reminders and tobacco craving on smoking topography
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Health Psychol 32:525-32. 2013
    ..Thus, a moderated effect was hypothesized here, and cigarette cravings were tentatively explored in this regard...
  3. doi request reprint Blowing in the (social) wind: implications of extrinsic esteem contingencies for terror management and health
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:1191-205. 2009
    ..Together, these studies demonstrate that reminders of death interact with prevalent social standards to influence everyday health decisions...
  4. doi request reprint The psychosocial effect of thoughts of personal mortality on cardiac risk assessment
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:175-81. 2009
    ..The authors sought to examine whether provoking thoughts of mortality among medical students would engender more cautious cardiac risk assessments for a hypothetical Christian than for a Muslim patient...
  5. ncbi request reprint To belong or not to belong, that is the question: terror management and identification with gender and ethnicity
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:26-43. 2002
    ..Mortality salience and the negative prime led Hispanic participants to view themselves as especially different from a fellow Hispanic. Implications for understanding in-group derogation and disidentification are briefly discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer and the threat of death: the cognitive dynamics of death-thought suppression and its impact on behavioral health intentions
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:12-29. 2007
    ..Theoretical and practical implications for understanding terror management, priming and suppression, and responses to cancer are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Illuminating the dark side of creative expression: assimilation needs and the consequences of creative action following mortality salience
    Jamie Arndt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1327-39. 2005
    ..Implications are briefly discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality salience and the spreading activation of worldview-relevant constructs: exploring the cognitive architecture of terror management
    Jamie Arndt
    J Exp Psychol Gen 131:307-24. 2002
    ..The roles of situational cues and individual differences in the effects of exposure to death-related stimuli on worldview-relevant construct accessibility are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint When death is good for life: considering the positive trajectories of terror management
    Kenneth E Vail
    University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 16:303-29. 2012
    ..Overall, the present analysis suggests that although death awareness can, at times, generate negative outcomes, it can also function to move people along more positive trajectories and contribute to the good life...
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring the existential function of religion and supernatural agent beliefs among Christians, Muslims, atheists, and agnostics
    Kenneth E Vail
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1288-300. 2012
    ..The studies tested three potential theoretical explanations and were consistent with terror management theory's worldview defense hypothesis. Theoretical implications are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint The dynamics of death and meaning: the effects of death-relevant cognitions and personal need for structure on perceptions of meaning in life
    Matthew Vess
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:728-44. 2009
    ..Discussion focuses on the relationship between meaning and death and the unique ways low-PNS individuals respond to mortality concerns...
  12. doi request reprint Terror management and adults' attachment to their parents: the safe haven remains
    Cathy R Cox
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:696-717. 2008
    ..Study 6 demonstrated that, after MS, insecure individuals were more likely to rely on relationships with their parents, whereas secure individuals were more likely to rely on relationships with romantic partners...
  13. ncbi request reprint A time to tan: proximal and distal effects of mortality salience on sun exposure intentions
    Clay Routledge
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1347-58. 2004
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to the dual-defense model of terror management, societal determinants of self-esteem, and implications for health risk and promotion...
  14. pmc Death on the brain: effects of mortality salience on the neural correlates of ingroup and outgroup categorization
    Erika A Henry
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:77-87. 2010
    ..Overall, findings suggest that MS intensifies perception of social category features, primarily by enhancing processing of ingroup cues...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mother's milk: an existential perspective on negative reactions to breast-feeding
    Cathy R Cox
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:110-22. 2007
    ..e., creatureliness) led to increased negativity toward a magazine cover depicting a woman breast-feeding her child (Study 4). Implications of this research are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Bronze is beautiful but pale can be pretty: the effects of appearance standards and mortality salience on sun-tanning outcomes
    Cathy R Cox
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Health Psychol 28:746-52. 2009
    ..Using the terror management health model (J. L. Goldenberg & J. Arndt, 2008), the authors examined tanning outcomes as a function of priming tanning-relevant standards for attractiveness after reminders of death...
  17. ncbi request reprint Firing back at the backfire effect: the influence of mortality salience and nullification beliefs on reactions to inadmissible evidence
    Alison Cook
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Law Hum Behav 28:389-410. 2004
    ..Study 2 extended these findings by showing parallel effects with a manipulation of nullification proneness via judicial instructions. The implications of these factors on the judicial process are discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Thine own self: true self-concept accessibility and meaning in life
    Rebecca J Schlegel
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:473-90. 2009
    ..Studies 3 and 5 showed that priming traits related to the true self-concept enhanced perceptions of meaning in life. Implications for the study of the true self-concept and authenticity are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint In search of the organismic valuing process: the human tendency to move towards beneficial goal choices
    Kennon M Sheldon
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Pers 71:835-69. 2003
    ..We conclude that people may have a positive bias toward changing their minds in directions most likely to be SWB enhancing...
  20. doi request reprint The implications of death for health: a terror management health model for behavioral health promotion
    Jamie L Goldenberg
    Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620 7200, USA
    Psychol Rev 115:1032-53. 2008
    ..In the context of each proposition, moderators are proposed, research is reviewed, and implications for health promotion are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Literal and symbolic immortality: the effect of evidence of literal immortality on self-esteem striving in response to mortality salience
    Mark Dechesne
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:722-37. 2003
    ..The implications for the terror management analysis of self-esteem, the appeal of immortality beliefs, and the interplay between self-esteem striving and spiritual pursuits are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Interpersonal politics: the role of terror management and attachment processes in shaping political preferences
    David R Weise
    University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:448-55. 2008
    ..We discuss the interaction of TMT processes and individual differences in attachment in shaping political preferences...
  23. ncbi request reprint Why do people need self-esteem? A theoretical and empirical review
    Tom Pyszczynski
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:435-68. 2004
    ..TMT is compared with other explanations for why people need self-esteem, and a critique of the most prominent of these, sociometer theory, is provided...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nostalgia: content, triggers, functions
    Tim Wildschut
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, England
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:975-93. 2006
    ..These findings demarcate key landmarks in the hitherto uncharted research domain of nostalgia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Deliver us from evil: the effects of mortality salience and reminders of 9/11 on support for President George W. Bush
    Mark J Landau
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0068, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1136-50. 2004
    ..Discussion focused on the role of terror management processes in allegiance to charismatic leaders and political decision making...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reexploring the connection between terror management theory and dissonance theory
    Ronald S Friedman
    University of Missouri Columbia
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1217-25. 2005
    ..The findings, obtained using the historically preeminent paradigm for assessing dissonance reduction, provide firm support for the notion that MS amplifies concerns with cognitive consistency...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dying to be thin: the effects of mortality salience and body mass index on restricted eating among women
    Jamie L Goldenberg
    University of California Davis, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1400-12. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed from a self-regulatory framework, which considered in the context of pressures for women to be thin, can shed light on health risk behavior...
  28. ncbi request reprint Terror mismanagement: evidence that mortality salience exacerbates phobic and compulsive behaviors
    Eric Strachan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1137-51. 2007
    ..The relevance of TMT in anxious responding is discussed...

Research Grants1

  1. Impact of Mortality Concerns on Cancer Risk Behavior
    Jamie Arndt; Fiscal Year: 2006
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