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We actually ‘become’ happy vampires or contented wizards when reading a book

“Becoming a Vampire Without Being Bitten: The Narrative Collective Assimilation Hypothesis,” published in the current issue journal Psychological Science, presents research supporting the authors’ hypothesis that by absorbing narratives, we can psychologically become a member of the group of characters described … Continue reading

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On conviction’s collective consequences: Integrating moral conviction with the social identity model of collective action (Study)

“This article examines whether and how moral convictions predict collective action to achieve social change. Because moral convictions – defined as strong and absolute stances on moral issues – tolerate no exceptions, any violation motivates individuals to actively change that … Continue reading

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