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What are terror management theories three key hypothesis
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1) the mortality salience (MS) hypothesis
2) the death thought accessibility (DTA) hypothesis
3) the anxiety-buffer hypothesis 
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Why do reminders of death (mortality salience) increase prejudice? 
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Because the fact that other cultural worldviews exists suggests our own belief in how we transcend death may be as true as fiction books
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Tell me about the study by Rosenblatt et al (1989)
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Judges either wrote about their death or didn't. They then had to review a prostitution case and suggest an bail amount for the accused.  Those who wrote about death asked for a higher amount than those who didn't. 
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What is the anxiety buffer disruption theory? (Kesebir et al, 2011)

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The anxiety buffer disruption theory is the idea that some events are so traumatic that they overwhelm the anxiety buffering mechanisms that Protect against existential anxiety. This can occur by shattering assumptions E.G. Believing the world's fair And then getting harmed despite being a good person, or by visceral confrontations with death.

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What is the mortality salience hypothesis? 
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Reminders of death will push people to hold up to cultural worldviews and push towards greater self esteem

(If cultural worldviews and self esteem protect from death anxiety the reminders of death should push us further towards these) 
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Does MS decrease the pursuit of self esteem? Give example
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No, it's the opposite. Self esteem is often based on money and power.  Kasser and Sheldon (2000) found that when reminded of death people gave higher estimates of how much money they'd be earning in 15 years and caused them to act more selfishly. This suggests they are pursuing higher self esteem. 
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What is the strongest predictor of developing PTSD (Ozer et al., 2003)? and how does this relate  to the anxiety  buffer disruption theory?

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Disassociation is the strongest predictor of developing PTSD this is where people psychologically flee the body when physical escape is impossible. Patients may describe this as an unusual perception of time space and self during/immediately after the traumatic event. This relates to the anxiety buffer disruption theory As it marks the moment when the anxiety buffers break

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What is death transcendence?
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Immortality
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What are the types of immortality? 
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Literal - belief in the afterlife
symbolic - extensions of the self that live on e.g. art, lineage or written works
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How do people aquire self esteem? 
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Living up to certain self designed expectations of value based on each person's unique version of the cultural worldview 
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Why is the knowledge of one's own mortality problematic? 
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All organisms have basic drive for life that conflicts with the acknowledgement of death
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Final stage of development of self esteem is...
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Realisation of inevitability of death causes need for broader sense of security this comes from living up to the cultural worldview teachings
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Q:
What are terror management theories three key hypothesis
A:
1) the mortality salience (MS) hypothesis
2) the death thought accessibility (DTA) hypothesis
3) the anxiety-buffer hypothesis 
Q:
Why do reminders of death (mortality salience) increase prejudice? 
A:
Because the fact that other cultural worldviews exists suggests our own belief in how we transcend death may be as true as fiction books
Q:
Tell me about the study by Rosenblatt et al (1989)
A:
Judges either wrote about their death or didn't. They then had to review a prostitution case and suggest an bail amount for the accused.  Those who wrote about death asked for a higher amount than those who didn't. 
Q:

What is the anxiety buffer disruption theory? (Kesebir et al, 2011)

A:

The anxiety buffer disruption theory is the idea that some events are so traumatic that they overwhelm the anxiety buffering mechanisms that Protect against existential anxiety. This can occur by shattering assumptions E.G. Believing the world's fair And then getting harmed despite being a good person, or by visceral confrontations with death.

Q:
What is the mortality salience hypothesis? 
A:
Reminders of death will push people to hold up to cultural worldviews and push towards greater self esteem

(If cultural worldviews and self esteem protect from death anxiety the reminders of death should push us further towards these) 
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Q:
Does MS decrease the pursuit of self esteem? Give example
A:
No, it's the opposite. Self esteem is often based on money and power.  Kasser and Sheldon (2000) found that when reminded of death people gave higher estimates of how much money they'd be earning in 15 years and caused them to act more selfishly. This suggests they are pursuing higher self esteem. 
Q:

What is the strongest predictor of developing PTSD (Ozer et al., 2003)? and how does this relate  to the anxiety  buffer disruption theory?

A:

Disassociation is the strongest predictor of developing PTSD this is where people psychologically flee the body when physical escape is impossible. Patients may describe this as an unusual perception of time space and self during/immediately after the traumatic event. This relates to the anxiety buffer disruption theory As it marks the moment when the anxiety buffers break

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What is death transcendence?
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Immortality
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What are the types of immortality? 
A:
Literal - belief in the afterlife
symbolic - extensions of the self that live on e.g. art, lineage or written works
Q:
How do people aquire self esteem? 
A:
Living up to certain self designed expectations of value based on each person's unique version of the cultural worldview 
Q:
Why is the knowledge of one's own mortality problematic? 
A:
All organisms have basic drive for life that conflicts with the acknowledgement of death
Q:
Final stage of development of self esteem is...
A:
Realisation of inevitability of death causes need for broader sense of security this comes from living up to the cultural worldview teachings
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