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dc.contributor.authorMcCabe, Simon-
dc.contributor.authorCarpenter, Ryan W-
dc.contributor.authorArndt, Jamie-
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-21T03:04:23Z-
dc.date.available2018-04-21T03:04:23Z-
dc.date.issued2016-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/23729-
dc.description.abstractThree studies examine hypotheses derived from terror management theory to investigate the relationship between mortality concerns and hero identification. Study 1 found reminders of death, followed by a distraction task and a self-prime, led to greater inclusion of heroes in the self. Study 2 found that writing about a personal hero, but not other’s heroes or acquaintances, led to lower death-thought accessibility after being reminded of mortality. Finally, Study 3 found that after death reminders, participants led to identify with a hero exemplifying traits of legacy and/or sacrifice showed lower death thought accessibility. Findings are discussed as generative for heroism research, informing a previously overlooked motivation underlying hero identification and the existential function of such identification.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis-
dc.relationMcCabe S, Carpenter RW & Arndt J (2016) The role of mortality awareness in hero identification, Self and Identity, 15 (6), pp. 707-726.-
dc.rightsThis item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in Self and Identity on 06 Jul 2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/15298868.2016.1206033.-
dc.subjectHeroismen_UK
dc.subjectterror managementen_UK
dc.subjectidentificationen_UK
dc.subjectdeath thoughtsen_UK
dc.titleThe role of mortality awareness in hero identificationen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2017-07-06T00:00:00Z-
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dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2016.1206033-
dc.citation.jtitleSelf and Identity-
dc.citation.issn1529-8868-
dc.citation.volume15-
dc.citation.issue6-
dc.citation.spage707-
dc.citation.epage726-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPost-print (author final draft post-refereeing)-
dc.author.emailsimon.mccabe@stir.ac.uk-
dc.citation.date06/07/2016-
dc.contributor.affiliationManagement Work and Organisation-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Missouri - Columbia-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Missouri - Columbia-
dc.identifier.isi000382617700006-
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