The Morbid Anatomy Transmission
Terror Management Theory, with Mike Johns
Mar 2, 2015 · 22 min
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On this episode I talk with social psychologist Michael Johns about terror management theory, a principle developed by psychologists Jeff Greenberg, Sheldon Solomon, and Tom Pyszczynski off the works of anthropologist Ernest Becker. The theory connects humans' fear of death with our cultural values (very interesting stuff, may make you question your own worldview, listen with caution). Note: this episode lists the museum's email address incorrectly! Please send all correspondence to info@morbidanatomymuseum.org to avoid losing it to the aether.
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