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John Jost

Professor Of Psychology

    1992 …2020

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    Research Output

    2020

    Economic system justification predicts muted emotional responses to inequality

    Goudarzi, S., Pliskin, R., Jost, J. T. & Knowles, E. D., Dec 1 2020, In : Nature communications. 11, 1, 383.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    Ideological justification of the sectarian political system in Lebanon

    Badaan, V., Richa, R. & Jost, J. T., Apr 2020, In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 32, p. 138-145 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Imagining better societies: A social psychological framework for the study of utopian thinking and collective action

    Badaan, V., Jost, J. T., Fernando, J. & Kashima, Y., Apr 1 2020, In : Social and Personality Psychology Compass. 14, 4, e12525.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Setting the record straight: System justification and rigidity-of-the-right in contemporary Hungarian politics

    Jost, J. T. & Kende, A., Jan 1 2020, In : International Journal of Psychology. 55, S1, p. 96-115 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The authoritarian-conservatism nexus

    Nilsson, A. & Jost, J. T., Aug 2020, In : Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 34, p. 148-154 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    2019

    An asymmetrical president-in-power effect

    Morisi, D., Jost, J. T. & Singh, V., May 1 2019, In : American Political Science Review. 113, 2, p. 614-620 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    An ideological asymmetry in the diffusion of moralized content on social media among political leaders

    Brady, W. J., Wills, J. A., Burkart, D., Jost, J. T. & Van Bavel, J. J., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 148, 10, p. 1802-1813 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    False Equivalence: Are Liberals and Conservatives in the United States Equally Biased?

    Baron, J. & Jost, J. T., Mar 1 2019, In : Perspectives on Psychological Science. 14, 2, p. 292-303 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Group-Based Dominance and Authoritarian Aggression Predict Support for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

    Womick, J., Rothmund, T., Azevedo, F., King, L. A. & Jost, J. T., Jul 1 2019, In : Social Psychological and Personality Science. 10, 5, p. 643-652 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Liberal and Conservative Representations of the Good Society: A (Social) Structural Topic Modeling Approach

    Sterling, J., Jost, J. T. & Hardin, C. D., Apr 1 2019, In : SAGE Open. 9, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    Neoliberal Ideology and the Justification of Inequality in Capitalist Societies: Why Social and Economic Dimensions of Ideology Are Intertwined

    Azevedo, F., Jost, J. T., Rothmund, T. & Sterling, J., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Social Issues. 75, 1, p. 49-88 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Political conservatism and the exploitation of nonhuman animals: An application of system justification theory

    Hoffarth, M. R., Azevedo, F. & Jost, J. T., Sep 1 2019, In : Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 22, 6, p. 858-878 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Protesting to challenge or defend the system? A system justification perspective on collective action

    Osborne, D., Jost, J. T., Becker, J. C., Badaan, V. & Sibley, C. G., Mar 2019, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 49, 2, p. 244-269 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The future of system justification theory

    Jost, J. T., Badaan, V., Goudarzi, S., Hoffarth, M. & Mogami, M., Apr 2019, In : British Journal of Social Psychology. 58, 2, p. 382-392 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Who Leads? Who Follows? Measuring Issue Attention and Agenda Setting by Legislators and the Mass Public Using Social Media Data

    Barberá, P., Casas, A., Nagler, J., Egan, P. J., Bonneau, R., Jost, J. T. & Tucker, J. A., Nov 1 2019, In : American Political Science Review. 113, 4, p. 883-901 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    2018

    Amygdala structure and the tendency to regard the social system as legitimate and desirable

    Hannah Nam, H., Jost, J. T., Kaggen, L., Campbell-Meiklejohn, D. & Van Bavel, J. J., Feb 1 2018, In : Nature human behaviour. 2, 2, p. 133-138 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    How Social Media Facilitates Political Protest: Information, Motivation, and Social Networks

    Jost, J. T., Barberá, P., Bonneau, R., Langer, M., Metzger, M., Nagler, J., Sterling, J. & Tucker, J. A., Feb 1 2018, In : Political Psychology. 39, p. 85-118 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ideological asymmetries in conformity, desire for shared reality, and the spread of misinformation

    Jost, J. T., van der Linden, S., Panagopoulos, C. & Hardin, C. D., Oct 1 2018, In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 23, p. 77-83 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Liberal and Conservative Values: What We Can Learn From Congressional Tweets

    Jones, K. L., Noorbaloochi, S., Jost, J. T., Bonneau, R., Nagler, J. & Tucker, J. A., Apr 2018, In : Political Psychology. 39, 2, p. 423-443 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Political conservatism as motivated social cognition

    Jost, J. T., Glaser, J., Sulloway, F. J. & Kruglanski, A. W., Jan 1 2018, The Motivated Mind: The Selected Works of Arie Kruglanski. Taylor and Francis, p. 129-204 76 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Speculations on the Evolutionary Origins of System Justification

    Jost, J. T., Sapolsky, R. M. & Nam, H. H., Apr 1 2018, In : Evolutionary Psychology. 16, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Underestimating belief in climate change

    Jost, J. T., Mar 1 2018, In : Nature Climate Change. 8, 3, p. 189-190 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    What inverted u can do for your country: A curvilinear relationship between confidence in the social system and political engagement

    Cichocka, A., Górska, P., Jost, J. T., Sutton, R. M. & Bilewicz, M., Nov 2018, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 115, 5, p. 883-902 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2017

    Conservative ideological shift among adolescents in response to system threat

    van der Toorn, J., Jost, J. T. & Loffredo, B., Dec 1 2017, In : Zeitschrift fur Psychologie / Journal of Psychology. 225, 4, p. 357-362 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Digital Dissent: Informational and Motivational Pathways to Political Protests Through Social Media

    Tucker, J., Jost, J., Barberá, P., Bonneau, R., MacDuffee Metzger, M., Nagler, J. & Sterling, J. L., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Advances in Political Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Emotion shapes the diffusion of moralized content in social networks

    Brady, W. J., Wills, J. A., Jost, J. T., Tucker, J. A., Van Bavel, J. J. & Fiske, S. T., Jul 11 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 28, p. 7313-7318 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Getting closure on conservatism, or the politics of epistemic and existential motivation

    Jost, J. T., Sterling, J. & Stern, C., Jan 1 2017, The Motivation-Cognition Interface: From the Lab to the Real World: A Festschrift in Honor of Arie W. Kruglanski. Taylor and Francis, p. 56-87 32 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Ideological Asymmetries and the Essence of Political Psychology

    Jost, J. T., Apr 1 2017, In : Political Psychology. 38, 2, p. 167-208 42 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    In Defense of Tradition: Religiosity, Conservatism, and Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage in North America

    van der Toorn, J., Jost, J. T., Packer, D. J., Noorbaloochi, S. & Van Bavel, J. J., Oct 1 2017, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 43, 10, p. 1455-1468 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Missing in (Collective) Action: Ideology, System Justification, and the Motivational Antecedents of Two Types of Protest Behavior

    Jost, J. T., Becker, J., Osborne, D. & Badaan, V., Apr 1 2017, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 26, 2, p. 99-108 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Neurobiology of Fairness and Social Justice: An Introduction

    Nam, H. H., Jost, J. T. & Feldman, S., Dec 1 2017, In : Social Justice Research. 30, 4, p. 289-299 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The politics of fear: Is there an ideological asymmetry in existential motivation?

    Jost, J. T., Stern, C., Rule, N. O. & Sterling, J., Jan 1 2017, In : Social Cognition. 35, 4, p. 324-353 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Working class conservatism: a system justification perspective

    Jost, J. T., Dec 2017, In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 18, p. 73-78 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    2016

    Are neoliberals more susceptible to bullshit?

    Sterling, J., Jost, J. T. & Pennycook, G., Jul 2016, In : Judgment and Decision Making. 11, 4, p. 352-360 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Beliefs about childhood vaccination in the United States: Political ideology, false consensus, and the illusion of uniqueness

    Rabinowitz, M., Latella, L., Stern, C. & Jost, J. T., Jul 1 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 7, e0158382.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mortality salience, system justification, and candidate evaluations in the 2012 U.S. Presidential election

    Sterling, J., Jost, J. T. & Shrout, P. E., Mar 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 3, e0150556.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Motivated Recall in the Service of the Economic System: The Case of Anthropogenic Climate Change

    Hennes, E. P., Ruisch, B. C., Feygina, I., Monteiro, C. A. & Jost, J. T., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 145, 6, p. 755-771 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Of Echo Chambers and Contrarian Clubs: Exposure to Political Disagreement Among German and Italian Users of Twitter

    Vaccari, C., Valeriani, A., Barberá, P., Jost, J. T., Nagler, J. & Tucker, J. A., Aug 1 2016, In : Social Media and Society. 2, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    On the Grammar of Politics—or Why Conservatives Prefer Nouns

    Cichocka, A., Bilewicz, M., Jost, J. T., Marrouch, N. & Witkowska, M., Dec 1 2016, In : Political Psychology. 37, 6, p. 799-815 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The psychology of social justice in political thought and action

    Rothmund, T., Becker, J. C. & Jost, J. T., Jan 1 2016, Handbook of Social Justice Theory and Research. Springer New York, p. 275-291 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2015

    A few words about authoritarianism, conservatism and related constructs

    Jost, J., Nilsson, A. & Shipley, A., 2015, (Accepted/In press) Perspectives on authoritarianism. Funke, F., Petzel, T., Cohrs, JC. & Duckitt, J. (eds.). Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, p. 411-428 In press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    A sense of powerlessness fosters system justification: Implications for the legitimation of authority, hierarchy, and government

    van der Toorn, J., Feinberg, M., Jost, J. T., Kay, A. C., Tyler, T. R., Willer, R. & Wilmuth, C., Feb 1 2015, In : Political Psychology. 36, 1, p. 93-110 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle