Theoretical integration in motivational science: System justification as one of many autonomous motivational structures

Aaron C. Kay, John T. Jost

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Abstract

Recognizing that there is a multiplicity of motives-and that the accessibility and strength of each one varies chronically and temporarily-is essential if motivational scientists are to achieve genuine theoretical and empirical integration. We agree that system justification is a case of nonconscious goal pursuit and discuss implications of the fact that it conflicts with many other psychological goals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)146-147
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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