Matt Motyl

University of Illinois at Chicago

Assistant Professor of Psychology

1007 W. Harrison St. (m/c 285)

Psychology Department

Chicago, IL 60607

United States

http://motyl.people.uic.edu

University of Illinois at Chicago

Assistant Professor of Psychology

1102 Behavioral Science Building (BSB)

Chicago, IL 60607-7137

United States

http://motyl.people.uic.edu

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Moral Foundations Theory: The Pragmatic Validity of Moral Pluralism

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
University of Southern California, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of California, Irvine - School of Social Ecology, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Southern California, University of California, Irvine and University of California, Irvine - School of Social Ecology
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morality, moral foundations, pluralism, social psychology, moral judgments, moral psychology

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Scientific Utopia: II - Restructuring Incentives and Practices to Promote Truth Over Publishability

Perspectives on Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 2012 Last Revised: 26 May 2012
Brian A. Nosek, Jeffrey Spies and Matt Motyl
University of Virginia, University of Virginia and University of Illinois at Chicago
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scientific publishing, null results, replication, reproducibility, norms, incentives, motivation, bias

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How Ideological Migration Geographically Segregates Groups

Motyl, M., Iyer, R., Oishi, S., Trawalter, S., & Nosek, B. A., How moral migration geographically segregates and polarizes groups. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Southern California, University of Virginia - Psychology, University of Virginia and University of Virginia
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migration, social ecology, morality, politics, residential mobility, voting behavior

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Dying to Live: Terrorism, War, and Defending One's Way of Life

INTERDISCIPLINARY ANALYSES OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL AGGRESSION, pp. 49-70, D. Antonius, A. D. Brown, T. K. Walters, J. M. Ramirez, S. J. Sinclair, eds., Cambridge, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Feb 2011
University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Limerick and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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terror management, extremism, violence, war, terrorism, peace, ideology, threat, group conflict, politics

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Subtle Priming of Shared Human Experiences Eliminates Threat-Induced Negativity Toward Arabs, Immigrants, and Peace-Making

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2011
University of Illinois at Chicago, Union College, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, University of Arizona, Texas Christian University, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
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terror management, implicit, prejudice, attitudes, peace-making, peace, conflict, intergroup relations, immigration, war

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Righteous Violence: Killing for God, Country, Freedom and Justice

Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, Vol. 1, pp. 12-39, 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Limerick
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terrorism, terror management, violence, war, group conflict, military intervention, humiliation, death

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Ideological Consistency across the Political Spectrum: Liberals are More Consistent but Conservatives Become More Consistent When Coping with Existential Threat

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Central Methodist University, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and University of Illinois at Chicago
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ideology, political attitudes, liberals, conservatives, terror management, consistency

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Drawing Attention to Global Climate Change Decreases Support for War

Pyszczynski, T., Motyl, M., Vail, K. E., Hirschberger, G., Arndt, J., & Kesebir, P. (2012). Drawing attention to global climate change decreases support for war. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Oct 2012
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Missouri at Columbia, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah, University of Missouri at Columbia and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
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global climate change, terror management theory, existential anxiety, peace psychology, intergroup conflict, intergroup violence

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An Analysis of the Existential Underpinnings of the Cycle of Terrorist and Counterterrorist Violence and Pathways to Peaceful Resolutions

International Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 2, pp. 267-291, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Feb 2011
Matt Motyl and Tom Pyszczynski
University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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terrorism, extremism, ideology, terror management, existential motivation, war, violence, peace, conflict

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Is Obama the Anti-Christ? Racial Priming, Extreme Criticisms of Barack Obama, and Attitudes Toward the 2008 US Presidential Candidates

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 46, pp. 863-866, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
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Obama, Anti-Christ, Racism, Extremism, Political Attitudes, 2008, Election

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Party Evolutions in Moral Intuitions: A Text-Analysis of US Political Party Platforms from 1856-2008

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Matt Motyl
University of Illinois at Chicago
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morality, moral foundations, moral intuitions, polarization, realignment, party platforms, Democrat, Republican

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Moral Concerns and Policy Attitudes: Investigating the Influence of Elite Rhetoric

Political Communication, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
University of Houston - Department of Political Science, State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook, Texas A&M University and University of Illinois at Chicago
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morality, political psychology, attitudes, elite rhetoric, persuasion, content analysis, moral foundations, stem cell

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Waging Terror: Psychological Motivation in Cultural Violence and Peacemaking

THE DAY THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING: THE IMPACT OF 9/11, pp. 23-36, M. Morgan, P. Zimbardo, ed., Praeger/Greenwood Press, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Missouri at Columbia and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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terrorism, terror management, group conflict, political psychology, violence, war, peace

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Will the Real Fundamental Difference Underlying Ideology Please Stand Up? Negativity Bias and the Preference for Coherence Among Attitudes, Communities, and Psychological States

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Matt Motyl and Ravi Iyer
University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Southern California
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negativity bias, ideology, coherence, conservatism, social ecology, life satisfaction, happiness, liberalism, political psychology

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'If He Wins, I’m Moving to Canada”: Ideological Migration Threats Following the 2012 US Presidential Election

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Matt Motyl
University of Illinois at Chicago
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migration, residential mobility, ideology, ideological migration, Obama, Romney, election, political psychology

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Bleeding-Heart Liberals and Hard-Hearted Conservatives: Subtle Political Dehumanization Through Differential Attributions of Human Nature and Human Uniqueness Traits

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Aug 2013
Jarret Crawford, Sean Modri and Matt Motyl
The College of New Jersey, Residence Life and Housing and University of Illinois at Chicago
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dehumanization, politics, political psychology, culture war, civility, stereotypes, inter-group relations

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Of Mice and Men, and Objectified Women: A Terror Management Account of Infra-Humanization

Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, Vol. 12, pp. 1-14, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
University of South Florida, University of South Florida, University of Padua, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Arizona
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terror management, objectification, creatureliness, infrahumanization

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When Animals Attack: The Effects of Mortality Salience, Infrahumanization of Violence, and Authoritarianism on Support for War

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 46, pp. 200-203, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Matt Motyl, Joshua Hart and Tom Pyszczynski
University of Illinois at Chicago, Union College and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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infrahumanization, terror management, war, conflict, group relations, authoritarianism

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The Aftermath of Destruction: Images of Destroyed Buildings Increase Support for War, Dogmatism, and Death Thought Accessibility

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 May 2012
University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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terror management, broken windows, death, dogmatism, ideological certainty, conservative shift, worldview defense, war, terrorism, destruction, conflict

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Support for Diplomacy: Peacemaking and Militarism as a Unidimensional Correlate of Social, Environmental, and Political Attitudes

Peace and Conflict: The Journal of Peace Psychology, Vol. 16, pp. 29-57, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Mar 2011
Kenneth Vail III and Matt Motyl
University of Missouri at Columbia and University of Illinois at Chicago
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diplomacy, peacemaking, war, politics, elections, voting intentions, voting behavior, attitudes, psychometrics, support for diplomacy, extremism

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The Cycle of Violence and Pathways to Peace

Journal of Organisational Transformation and Social Change, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 153-170, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Kansas and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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terror management, extremism, political violence, war, peace, existential, conflict, violence, terrorism

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Liberals and Conservatives Are (Geographically) Dividing

P. Valdesolo & J. Graham (Eds.) Bridging Ideological Divides: The Claremont Symposium for Applied Social Psychology. Sage Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Matt Motyl
University of Illinois at Chicago
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culture wars, political psychology, ideology, social psychology, intergroup conflict, intergroup relations, cooperation, conflict, well-being, ideological enclave construction, homophily

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Compassionate Values and Presidential Politics: Mortality Salience, Compassionate Values, and Support for Barack Obama and John Mccain in the 2008 Presidential Election

Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, Vol. 9, pp. 255-268, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Feb 2011
University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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politics, Obama, compassion, terror management, political attitudes, threat, voting preferences

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'Shouldn't We Consider . . . ?' Jury Discussions of Forbidden Topics and Effects on Damage Awards

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 14, pp. 194-222, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Feb 2011
Edith Greene, Kari Hayman and Matt Motyl
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs - Psychology, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and University of Illinois at Chicago
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law, jury discussions, public policy, forbidden topics, civil trials, damage awards, silent factors

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Creatureliness Priming Reduces Aggression and Support for War

British Journal of Social Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2012
University of Illinois at Chicago, Union College, Johnson C. Smith University, University of South Florida, University of South Florida and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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creatureliness, existential, aggression, war, conflict, violence, terror management, peace, political psychology, intergroup relations

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Cumulative and Career-Stage Citation Impact of Social-Personality Psychology Programs and Their Members

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 12, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Nov 2012
University of Virginia, University of Southern California, California State University, Long Beach, London Business School, University of Virginia, University of Virginia, University of Virginia, University of Illinois at Chicago, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), University of Virginia and University of Virginia - Psychology
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citations, scientific impact, h-index, scientific awards, gender differences

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The State of Social and Personality Science: Rotten to the Core, Not So Bad, Getting Better, or Getting Worse?

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Psychology and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Meta-Science, Questionable Research Practices, Replicability

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Liberals and Conservatives are Similarly Motivated to Avoid Exposure to One Another's Opinions

Frimer, J. , Skitka, L. J., & Motyl, M. (2017). Liberals and conservatives are similarly motivated to avoid exposure to one another’s opinions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 72, 1-12.,
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Jeremy Frimer, Linda J. Skitka and Matt Motyl
University of Winnipeg, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago
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selective exposure, confirmation bias, political psychology, ideology, ideological differences, ideological symmetry, culture war

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Sacralizing Liberals and Fair-Minded Conservatives: Ideological Symmetry in the Moral Motives in the Culture War.

Frimer, J., Tell, C., & Motyl, M. (2016). Sacralizing liberals and fair-minded conservatives: Ideological symmetry in the moral motives in the culture war. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Jeremy Frimer, Matt Motyl and Caitlin E. Tell
University of Winnipeg, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Winnipeg
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ideology, political psychology, social psychology, moral psychology, culture war, conflict

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Is Virginia for Lovers? Geographic Variation in Adult Attachment Orientation

Chopik, W. J., & Motyl, M. (2016). Is Virginia for lovers? Geographic variation in adult attachment orientation. Journal of Research in Personality, 66, 38-45.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
William J. Chopik and Matt Motyl
Michigan State University - Department of Psychology and University of Illinois at Chicago
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attachment style, spatial statistics, geospatial variation, personality, social psychology

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Social and Economic Ideologies Differentially Predict Prejudice across the Political Spectrum, but Social Issues Are Most Divisive

Crawford, J. T., Brandt, M. J., Inbar, Y., Chambers, J. R., & Motyl, M. (2017). Social and economic ideologies differentially predict prejudice across the political spectrum, but social issues are most divisive. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112, 383-412.
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
The College of New Jersey, Tilburg University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), St. Louis University and University of Illinois at Chicago
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prejudice, political psychology, social psychology, ideology, culture war

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Ideological Fit Enhances Interpersonal Orientations

Chopik, W. J., & Motyl, M. Ideological fit enhances interpersonal orientations. Social Psychological and Personality Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jun 2016
William J. Chopik and Matt Motyl
Michigan State University - Department of Psychology and University of Illinois at Chicago
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ideology, social ecology, relationships, political misfit, ideological enclavement, attachment, empathy, perspective taking

Other Papers (1)

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Diverse Crowds Using Diverse Methods Improves the Scientific Dialectic

Motyl, M., & Iyer, R. (in press). Commentary on Duarte et al.: Using diverse methods improves the scientific dialectic. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
Matt Motyl and Ravi Iyer
University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Southern California

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diversity, ideology, social psychology, scientific dialectic, political psychology