John Jost

Professor Of Psychology

1992 …2019
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Research Output 1992 2019

2019

An asymmetrical president-in-power effect

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

president
asymmetry
polarization
legitimacy
ideology
Authoritarianism
Anger
authoritarianism
anger
Fear

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Politics
Cognition
Meta-Analysis
Decision Making
Research Personnel

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
prosperity
national unity
welfare economics
twitter
women's rights
authoritarianism
capitalist society
ideology
economics
conservatism

The future of system justification theory

Jost, J., Badaan, V., Goudarzi, S., Hoffarth, M. & Mogami, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivation
Ego
Anniversaries and Special Events
Research
Direction compound
Open Access
social media
politician
citizen
twitter
political agenda
2018

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amygdala
Vulnerable Populations
Prefrontal Cortex
Neuroimaging
Extremities

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. & Van Bavel, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Media
Emotions
Language
Communication
Propaganda
Political Systems
Illegitimacy
Social Psychology
Social Justice
Vulnerable Populations

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., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Authoritarianism
Social Dominance
Aggression
Psychological Theory
Demography

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Media
Information Services
social media
Social Support
protest

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

Jost, J., 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

Social Support
Uncertainty
Cues
Motivation
Consensus

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Security Measures
Beneficence
Social Security
Self Report
Observational Studies
US citizen
loyalty
ideology
fairness
discourse

Political conservatism as motivated social cognition

Jost, J., 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

Politics
Migraine Disorders
Cognition

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

Osborne, D., Jost, J., Becker, J. C., Badaan, V. & Sibley, C. G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Identification
Anger
Systems Integration
Health Services Research
New Zealand

Speculations on the Evolutionary Origins of System Justification

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Political Systems
Social Dominance
Social Behavior
Gyrus Cinguli
Neurosciences
Social Psychology
Aptitude
Politics
Psychology

Underestimating belief in climate change

Jost, J., Feb 5 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Climate Change. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
citizen
China
2017
Social Support
Cognition
Emotions
Psychology
Persuasive Communication

Conservative ideological shift among adolescents in response to system threat

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Political Systems
Newspapers
Cell Phones
Politics
Economics

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., Tucker, J., Van Bavel, 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

Social Support
Emotions
Social Media
Language
Communication

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

Jost, J., 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

conservatism
Politics
Motivation
psychology
Psychology

Ideological Asymmetries and the Essence of Political Psychology

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political psychology
asymmetry
Psychology
Motivation
Uncertainty

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Politics
North America
Marriage
Canada

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

Jost, J., 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

Psychological Models
Social Identification
Anger
Social Change
Motivation
Psychology
Persuasive Communication
Personality
Decision Making
Research

The Neurobiology of Fairness and Social Justice: An Introduction

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neurosciences
fairness
social justice
empathy
polarization
complaint
politics
political psychology
boycott
ESS

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Politics
Fear
Motivation
Meta-Analysis
Databases

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., Sutton, R. M. & Bilewicz, M., Aug 24 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Political Systems
social system
confidence
Poland
Politics
Marriage
Sexual Minorities

Working class conservatism: a system justification perspective

Jost, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 18, p. 73-78 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vulnerable Populations
Politics
Social Psychology
Social Sciences
Uncertainty
2016

Are neoliberals more susceptible to bullshit?

Sterling, J., Jost, J. & Pennycook, G., Jul 1 2016, In : Judgment and Decision Making. 11, 4, p. 352-360 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Intuition
Individuality
Economics
Cognitive style

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., Jul 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 7, e0158382.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public health
childhood
Consensus
Vaccination
vaccination

Mortality Salience, System Justification, and Candidate Evaluations in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

Sterling, J., Jost, J. & Shrout, P., 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 3, p. e0150556

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Governors
Mortality
Romney
leadership
Experiments

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., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 145, 6, p. 755-771 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
Economics
Psychology
Automatic Data Processing
Economic Systems

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., Nagler, J. & Tucker, J., Aug 1 2016, In : Social Media and Society. 2, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

twitter
clubs
social media
chamber
Communication

On the Grammar of Politics-or Why Conservatives Prefer Nouns

Cichocka, A., Bilewicz, M., Jost, J., Marrouch, N. & Witkowska, M., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Political Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Politics
grammar
conservatism
politics
ideology

The psychology of social justice in political thought and action

Rothmund, T., Becker, J. C. & Jost, J., 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

social justice
psychology
justice
political psychology
protest
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., 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

Illegitimacy
legitimation
legitimacy
economic system
social system

Authoritarian personality

Jost, J. & Sterling, JL., 2015, (Accepted/In press) Oxford bibliographies in psychology. Dunn, DS. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, In press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Book review of Character as Moral Fiction by M. Alfano

Jost, J. & Jost, JL., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Review of Metaphysics. In press.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Complementary stereotyping of ethnic minorities predicts system justification in Poland

Cichocka, A., Winiewski, M., Bilewicz, M., Bukowski, M. & Jost, J., Nov 29 2015, In : Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 18, 6, p. 788-800 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stereotyping
Poland
national minority
Mental Competency
Minority Groups

Elites tweet to get feet off streets: Measuring elite reaction to protest using social media

Munger, K., Bonneau, R., Jost, J., Nagler, J. & Tucker, J., 2015, NYU Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) Lab. (http://kevinmunger.com/pdfs/Munger_post_APSR.pdf)

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Ethos of conflict: A system justification perspective

Jost, J., Stern, C. & Sterling, JL., 2015, The social psychology of intractable conflicts: Celebrating the legacy of Daniel Bar-Tal. Halperin, E. & Sharvit, K. (eds.). New York: Springer , Vol. 1. p. 47-59

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

From “Is” to “Ought” and Sometimes “Not”: Compliance With and Resistance to Social Norms From a System Justification Perspective

Jost, J., Sterling, J. L. & Langer, M., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 46, 10, p. 1287-1291 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cultural psychology
Group Processes
Social Norms
Compliance
ideology