Lasse Laustsen
Lasse Laustsen
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
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Perceived conflict and leader dominance: Individual and contextual factors behind preferences for dominant leaders
L Laustsen, MB Petersen
Political Psychology 38 (6), 1083-1101, 2017
The unique effects of blatant dehumanization on attitudes and behavior towards Muslim refugees during the European ‘refugee crisis’ across four countries
E Bruneau, N Kteily, L Laustsen
European Journal of Social Psychology 48 (5), 645-662, 2018
Does a competent leader make a good friend? Conflict, ideology and the psychologies of friendship and followership
L Laustsen, MB Petersen
Evolution and Human Behavior 36 (4), 286-293, 2015
Winning faces vary by ideology: How nonverbal source cues influence election and communication success in politics
L Laustsen, MB Petersen
Political Communication 33 (2), 188-211, 2016
The relative weight of character traits in political candidate evaluations: Warmth is more important than competence, leadership and integrity
L Laustsen, A Bor
Electoral Studies 49, 96-107, 2017
Choosing the right candidate: Observational and experimental evidence that conservatives and liberals prefer powerful and warm candidate personalities, respectively
L Laustsen
Political Behavior 39, 883-908, 2017
Decomposing the relationship between candidates’ facial appearance and electoral success
L Laustsen
Political Behavior 36, 777-791, 2014
An intra-group perspective on leader preferences: Different risks of exploitation shape preferences for leader facial dominance
T Bøggild, L Laustsen
The Leadership Quarterly 27 (6), 820-837, 2016
The psychophysiology of political ideology: replications, reanalyses, and recommendations
M Osmundsen, DJ Hendry, L Laustsen, KB Smith, MB Petersen
The Journal of Politics 84 (1), 50-66, 2022
Vote choice, ideology, and social dominance orientation influence preferences for lower pitched voices in political candidates
L Laustsen, MB Petersen, CA Klofstad
Evolutionary Psychology 13 (3), 1474704915600576, 2015
Upper‐body strength and political egalitarianism: Twelve conceptual replications
MB Petersen, L Laustsen
Political Psychology 40 (2), 375-394, 2019
Dominant leaders and the political psychology of followership
MB Petersen, L Laustsen
Current opinion in psychology 33, 136-141, 2020
When the party decides: The effects of facial competence and dominance on internal nominations of political candidates
L Laustsen, MB Petersen
Evolutionary Psychology 16 (2), 1474704917732005, 2018
Presidential, but not prime minister, candidates with lower pitched voices stand a better chance of winning the election in conservative countries
B Banai, L Laustsen, IP Banai, K Bovan
Evolutionary Psychology 16 (2), 1474704918758736, 2018
Online tallies and the context of politics: How online tallies make dominant candidates appear competent in contexts of conflict
L Laustsen, MB Petersen
American Journal of Political Science 64 (2), 240-255, 2020
Why are right-wing voters attracted to dominant leaders? Assessing competing theories of psychological mechanisms
L Laustsen, MB Petersen
The Leadership Quarterly 31 (2), 101301, 2020
Harsh but expedient: Dominant leaders increase group cooperation via threat of punishment
FX Chen, X Zhang, L Laustsen, JT Cheng
Psychological science 32 (12), 2005-2022, 2021
Candidate evaluations through the lens of adaptive followership psychology: How and why voters prefer leaders based on character traits
L Laustsen
Political Psychology 42, 109-148, 2021
Candidate evaluations across the aisle: Cross-cultural and experimental evidence that out-partisans value candidate warmth more than in-partisans
A Bor, L Laustsen
PsyArXiv, 2020
Choosing the right candidate. How context and political ideology affect candidate personality preferences
L Laustsen, V Denmark
Ponencia presentada en la Reunión Anual, 2013
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