Michael Bang Petersen
Michael Bang Petersen
Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University
Verified email at ps.au.dk
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Deservingness versus values in public opinion on welfare: The automaticity of the deservingness heuristic
MB Petersen, R Slothuus, R Stubager, L Togeby
European Journal of Political Research 50 (1), 24-52, 2011
The emotional path to action: Empathy promotes physical distancing and wearing of face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic
S Pfattheicher, L Nockur, R Böhm, C Sassenrath, MB Petersen
Psychological Science 31 (11), 1363-1373, 2020
Social welfare as small‐scale help: evolutionary psychology and the deservingness heuristic
MB Petersen
American Journal of Political Science 56 (1), 1-16, 2012
Who deserves help? Evolutionary psychology, social emotions, and public opinion about welfare
MB Petersen, D Sznycer, L Cosmides, J Tooby
Political psychology 33 (3), 395-418, 2012
The ancestral logic of politics: Upper-body strength regulates men’s assertion of self-interest over economic redistribution
MB Petersen, D Sznycer, A Sell, L Cosmides, J Tooby
Psychological science 24 (7), 1098-1103, 2013
Motivated reasoning and political parties: Evidence for increased processing in the face of party cues
MB Petersen, M Skov, S Serritzlew, T Ramsøy
Political Behavior 35 (4), 831-854, 2013
The naturalness of (many) social institutions: Evolved cognition as their foundation
P Boyer, MB Petersen
Journal of Institutional economics 8 (1), 1-25, 2012
Crowding out culture: Scandinavians and Americans agree on social welfare in the face of deservingness cues
L Aarøe, MB Petersen
The Journal of Politics 76 (3), 684-697, 2014
Parasite stress and pathogen avoidance relate to distinct dimensions of political ideology across 30 nations
JM Tybur, Y Inbar, L Aarøe, P Barclay, FK Barlow, M De Barra, DV Becker, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (44), 12408-12413, 2016
The behavioral immune system shapes political intuitions: Why and how individual differences in disgust sensitivity underlie opposition to immigration
L Aarøe, MB Petersen, K Arceneaux
American Political Science Review 111 (2), 277-294, 2017
Distinct emotions, distinct domains: Anger, anxiety and perceptions of intentionality
MB Petersen
The Journal of Politics 72 (2), 357-365, 2010
The deservingness heuristic and the politics of health care
C Jensen, MB Petersen
American Journal of Political Science 61 (1), 68-83, 2017
To punish or repair? Evolutionary psychology and lay intuitions about modern criminal justice
MB Petersen, A Sell, J Tooby, L Cosmides
Evolution and Human Behavior 33 (6), 682-695, 2012
Evolutiol1. aryPsychology and CriminalJustice: A Recalibrational Theory ofPunishment and Reconciliation
MB Petersen, A Sell, J Tooby, L Cosmides
Hunger games: Fluctuations in blood glucose levels influence support for social welfare
L Aarøe, MB Petersen
Psychological science 24 (12), 2550-2556, 2013
Evolutionary political psychology: On the origin and structure of heuristics and biases in politics
MB Petersen
Political Psychology 36, 45-78, 2015
Detecting affiliation in colaughter across 24 societies
GA Bryant, DMT Fessler, R Fusaroli, E Clint, L Aarøe, CL Apicella, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (17), 4682-4687, 2016
Public opinion and evolved heuristics: The role of category-based inference
MB Petersen
Journal of Cognition and Culture 9 (3-4), 367-389, 2009
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
Political parties and value consistency in public opinion formation
MB Petersen, R Slothuus, L Togeby
Public Opinion Quarterly 74 (3), 530-550, 2010
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