Thomas Pyszczynski

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Can we really do without self-esteem? Comment on Crocker and Park (2004)
    Tom Pyszczynski
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:425-9; discussion 430-4. 2004
  3. 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
  4. pmc Age-related differences in responses to thoughts of one's own death: mortality salience and judgments of moral transgressions
    Molly Maxfield
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 80933 4150, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:341-53. 2007
  5. pmc Seeing I to I: a pathway to interpersonal connectedness
    Elizabeth C Pinel
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 16802, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:243-57. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Windows into nothingness: terror management, meaninglessness, and negative reactions to modern art
    Mark J Landau
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85721, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:879-92. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The siren's call: terror management and the threat of men's sexual attraction to women
    Mark J Landau
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ85721 0068, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:129-46. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender-typical responses to sexual and emotional infidelity as a function of mortality salience induced self-esteem striving
    Jamie L Goldenberg
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616 8686, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:1585-95. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Fear of death and human destructiveness
    Sheldon Solomon
    Skidmore College, Department of Psychology, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Psychoanal Rev 90:457-74. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Understanding human ambivalence about sex: the effects of stripping sex of meaning
    Jamie L Goldenberg
    Department of Psychology, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725 1715, USA
    J Sex Res 39:310-20. 2002

Research Grants

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Publications12

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Can we really do without self-esteem? Comment on Crocker and Park (2004)
    Tom Pyszczynski
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:425-9; discussion 430-4. 2004
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Age-related differences in responses to thoughts of one's own death: mortality salience and judgments of moral transgressions
    Molly Maxfield
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 80933 4150, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:341-53. 2007
    ..Explanations for this developmental shift in responses to reminders of death are discussed...
  5. pmc Seeing I to I: a pathway to interpersonal connectedness
    Elizabeth C Pinel
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 16802, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:243-57. 2006
    ..The results highlight the importance of shared subjective experience and have implications for interpersonal and intergroup processes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Windows into nothingness: terror management, meaninglessness, and negative reactions to modern art
    Mark J Landau
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85721, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:879-92. 2006
    ..Discussion focused on the roles of meaninglessness, PNS, and art in terror management...
  7. ncbi request reprint The siren's call: terror management and the threat of men's sexual attraction to women
    Mark J Landau
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ85721 0068, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:129-46. 2006
    ..In Study 5, MS and a corporeal lust prime increased men's tolerance of aggression toward women. Discussion focuses on mortality concerns and male sexual ambivalence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender-typical responses to sexual and emotional infidelity as a function of mortality salience induced self-esteem striving
    Jamie L Goldenberg
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616 8686, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:1585-95. 2003
    ..The authors discuss the implications for evolutionary and self-esteem-based accounts of jealousy as well as possible integration of these perspectives...
  9. ncbi request reprint Fear of death and human destructiveness
    Sheldon Solomon
    Skidmore College, Department of Psychology, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Psychoanal Rev 90:457-74. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Understanding human ambivalence about sex: the effects of stripping sex of meaning
    Jamie L Goldenberg
    Department of Psychology, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725 1715, USA
    J Sex Res 39:310-20. 2002
    ..In each study, priming thoughts about how humans are distinct from animals eliminated the association between sex and death...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mortality salience, martyrdom, and military might: the great satan versus the axis of evil
    Tom Pyszczynski
    University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:525-37. 2006
    ..The roles of existential fear, cultural worldviews, and construing one's nation as pursing a heroic battle against evil in advocacy of violence were discussed...
  12. 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...

Research Grants4

  1. Defensive Responses to Thoughts of Death in Older Adults
    Thomas Pyszczynski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Defensive Responses to Thoughts of Death in Older Adults
    Thomas Pyszczynski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....