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Laurin, K., Kay, A.C., & Landau, M.J. (in press). ML2 Commentary: Structure and goal pursuit: Individual and cultural differences. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science.

Baumeister, R., & Landau, M.J. (2018). Finding the meaning of meaning: Emerging insights into four grand questions. Review of General Psychology, 22, 1-10. {download paper}

Landau, M.J., Khenfer, J., Keefer, L.A., Swanson, T.J., & Kay, A.C. (2018). When and why does belief in a controlling god strengthen goal commitment? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 75, 71-82. {download paper}

Landau, M.J., Zhong, C. B., & Swanson, T. J. (2018). Conceptual metaphors shape consumer psychology. Consumer Psychology Review, 1, 54-71. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Arndt, J., & Cameron, L. D. (2018). Do metaphors in health messages work? Exploring emotional and cognitive factors. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 74, 135-149. {download paper}

Baldwin, M., Landau, M.J., & Swanson, T.J. (2018). Metaphors can give life meaning. Self and Identity, 17, 163-193. {download paper}

Spina, M., Arndt, J., Landau, M. J., & Cameron, L. D. (2018). Enhancing health message framing with metaphor and cultural values: Impact on Latinas’ cervical cancer screening. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 52, 106-115. {download paper}

Swanson, T. J., & Landau, M. J. (in press). Terror management motivation fuels structure-seeking. In C. Routledge & M. Vess (Eds.), The handbook of terror management theory. Elsevier.

Greenberg, J., Schmader, T., Arndt, J., & Landau, M.J. (2018). Social psychology: The science of everyday life, 2nd Edition (textbook). New York, NY: Worth.

Landau, M.J., Arndt, J., Swanson, T.J., & Bultmann, M.N. (2018). Why life speeds up: Chunking and the passage of autobiographical time. Self and Identity, 17, 294-309. {download paper}

Landau, M.J. (2018). Using metaphor to find meaning in life. Review of General Psychology, 22, 62-72. {download paper}

Mosley, A.J., Swanson, T.J., & Landau, M.J. (in press). Embodied health. In K. Sweeny & M. Robbins (Eds.), Wiley Encyclopedia of Health Psychology.

Keefer, L.A., Mosley, A.J., & Landau, M.J. (2017). Fetishism and gender. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (pp. 578-580).

Zestcott, C. A., Stone, J., & Landau, M. J. (2017). The role of conscious attention in how weight serves as an embodiment of importance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 1712-1723. {download paper}

Landau, M.J., Barrera, J., & Keefer, L. A. (2017). On the road: Combining possible identities and metaphor to motivate disadvantaged middle-school students. Metaphor and Symbol, 34, 276-290. {download paper}

Ma, A., Landau, M.J., Narayanan, J., & Kay, A. C. (2017). Thought-control difficulty motivates structure-seeking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 1067-1072. {download paper}

Landau, M.J. (2017). Conceptual metaphor in social psychology: The poetics of everyday life. New York, NY: Routledge.

Landau, M. J., Keefer, L. A., Swanson, T. J. (2017). “Undoing” a rhetorical metaphor: Testing the metaphor extension strategy. Metaphor and Symbol, 32, 63-83. {download paper}

Keefer, L. A., & Landau, M. J. (2016). Metaphor and analogy in everyday problem solving. WIREs Cognitive Science, 7, 394-405. {download paper}

White, M. H.,, & Landau, M. J. (2016). Metaphor in intergroup relations. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10, 707-721. {download paper}

Kosloff, S., Landau, M. J., & Burke, B. L. (2016). Terror management and politics: Comparing and integrating the ‘conservative shift’ and ‘political worldview defense’ hypotheses. In L. Harvell & G. Nisbett (Eds.), Denying death: An interdisciplinary approach to terror management theory (pp. 28-46)New York, NY: Routledge{download paper}

Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., & Kay, A. C. (2016). When enemies go viral (or not): A real-time experiment during the “Stop Kony” campaign. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 5, 15-26{download paper}

Sullivan, D., Stewart, S.A., Landau, M. J., Liu, S., Yang, Q., & Diefendorf, J. (2016). Exploring repressive suffering construal as a function of collectivism and social morality. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. {download paper}

Greenberg, J., Landau, M. J., Kosloff, S., Soenke, M., & Solomon, S. (2016). How our means for feeling transcendent of death foster prejudice, stereotyping, and intergroup conflict: Terror management theory. In T. Nelson (Ed.), Handbook of prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination: 2nd edition (pp. 107-148)New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. {download paper}

Rothschild, Z. K., Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., & Keefer, L. A. (2015). Another’s punishment cleanses the self: Evidence for a moral cleansing function of punishing moral transgressors. Motivation and Emotion, 39, 722-741{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Nelson, N. M., & Keefer, L. A. (2015). Divergent effects of metaphoric company logos: Do they convey what the company does or what I need? Metaphor and Symbol, 30, 314-338{download paper}

Baldwin, M., Biernat, M. & Landau, M. J. (2015). Remembering the real me: Nostalgia offers a window to the intrinsic self. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 128-147. {download paper}

Keefer, L. A., & Landau, M. J. (2015). Frighteningly similar: Relationship metaphors elicit defensive information processing. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 931-939{download paper}

Rangan, P., Singh, S. N., Landau, M. J., & Choi, J. (2015). Impact of death-related television programming on advertising evaluation. Journal of Advertising, 44, 326-337. {download paper}

Greenberg, J., Schmader, T., Arndt, J., & Landau, M. J. (2015). Social psychology: The science of everyday life (textbook). New York, NY: Worth.

Landau, M. J., Kay, A. C., & Whitson, J. A. (2015). Compensatory control and the appeal of a structured world. Psychological Bulletin, 141, 694-722{download paper}

Landau, M. J., & Keefer, L. A. (2015). The persuasive power of political metaphors. In J. P. Forgas, W. Crano, & K. Fiedler (Eds.), Social psychology and politics (pp. 129-142)New York, NY: Psychology Press. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., & Keefer, L. A. (2015). Situations change thought and behavior through metaphor. In K. Reynolds & N. Branscombe (Eds.), The psychology of change: Life contexts, experiences, and identities (pp. 189-208). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. {download paper}

Kay, A. C., Sullivan, D., & Landau, M. J. (2015). Psychological importance of beliefs in control and order: Historical and contemporary perspectives in social and personality psychology. In M. Mikulincer, P. Shaver, E. Borgida, & J. Bargh (Eds.), APA handbook of personality and social psychology: Attitudes and social cognition (Vol. 1; pp. 309-337). Washington, DC: APA. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Oyserman, D., Keefer, L. A., & Smith, G. C. (2014). The college journey and academic engagement: How metaphor use enhanced identity-based motivation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 679-698. {download paper}

Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., Young, I. F., & Stewart, S. A. (2014). The dramaturgical perspective in relation to self and culture. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 767-790{download paper}

Keefer, L. A., Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., & Rothschild, Z. K. (2014). Embodied metaphor and abstract problem solving: Testing a metaphoric fit hypothesis in the health domain. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 12-20{download paper}

Landau, M. J., & Keefer, L. A. (2014). This is like that: Metaphors in public discourse shape attitudes. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 8, 463-473. {download paper}

Keefer, L. A., & Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., & Rothschild, Z. K. (2014). The object of affection: Subjectivity uncertainty increases objectification in close relationships. Social Cognition, 32, 484-504. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Keefer, L. A., & Rothschild, Z.K. (2014). Epistemic motives moderate the effect of metaphoric framing on attitudes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 53, 125-138. {download paper}

Keefer, L. A., & Landau, M. J. (2014). Non-human support: Broadening the scope of attachment theory. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 8, 524-535. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., & Sullivan, D. (2014). Terror management motivation at the core of personality. In L. Cooper & R. Larsen (Eds.), APA handbook of personality and social psychology: Personality processes and individual differences (Vol. 4; pp. 209-230)Washington, DC: APA. {download paper}

Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., Rothschild, Z. K., & Keefer, L. A. (2014). Searching for the root of all evil: An existential-sociological perspective on political enemyship and scapegoating. In J. van Prooijen & P. A. M. van Lange (Eds.), Power, politics, and paranoia: Why people are suspicious of their leaders (pp. 292-311)Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. {download paper}

Kay, A. C., Laurin, K., Fitzsimons, G. M., & Landau, M. J. (2014). A functional basis for structure-seeking: Exposure to structure promotes willingness to engage in motivated action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 486-491. {download paper}

Baldwin, M., & Landau, M. J. (2014). Exploring nostalgia’s influence on psychological growth. Self and Identity, 13, 162-177. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Robinson, M., & Meier, B. (2014). Metaphor research in social-personality psychology: The road ahead. In M. J. Landau, M. D. Robinson, & B. P. Meier (Eds.), The power of metaphor: Examining its influence on social life (pp. 269-286). Washington, D.C.: APA Press.

Landau, M. J., Robinson, M., & Meier, B. (2014). Introduction. In M. J. Landau, M. D. Robinson, & B. P. Meier (Eds.), The power of metaphor: Examining its influence on social life (pp. 3-16). Washington, D.C.: APA Press.

Landau, M. J., Robinson, M., & Meier, B. (Eds.) (2014). The power of metaphor: Examining its influence on social life. Washington, D.C.: APA Press.

Solomon, S., & Landau, M. J. (2013). Little Murders: Cultural animals in an existential age. In D. Sullivan & J. Greenberg (Eds.), Death in classic and contemporary film: Fade to black (pp. 55-72). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. {download paper}

Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., Branscombe, N. R., Rothschild, Z. K., Cronin, T. J. (2013). Self-harm focus leads to greater collective guilt: The case of the U.S.-Iraq conflict. Political Psychology, 34, 573-587{download paper}

Greenberg, J., Landau, M., & Arndt, J. (2013). Mortal cognition: Viewing self and the world from the precipice. In D. Carlston (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of social cognition (pp. 680-701). New York: Oxford University Press. {download paper}

Rothschild, Z. K., Landau, M. J., Molina, L., Branscombe, N. R., & Sullivan, D. (2013). Displacing blame over the ingroup’s harming of a disadvantaged group can fuel moral outrage at a third-party scapegoat. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 898-906{download paper}

Burke, B. L., Kosloff, S., & Landau, M. J. (2013). Death goes to the polls: A meta-analysis of mortality salience effects on political attitudes. Political Psychology, 34, 183-200{download paper}

Soenke, M., Landau, M. J., & Greenberg, J. (2013). Sacred armor: Religion’s role as a buffer against the anxieties of life and the fear of death. In K. Pargament (Ed.-in-Chief), J. Exline & J. Jones (Assoc. Eds.), APA handbooks in psychology: APA handbook of psychology, religion, and spirituality: Vol 1 (pp. 105-122). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. {download paper}

Arndt, J., Landau, M. J., Vail, K. E., Vess, M. (2013). An edifice for enduring personal value: A terror management perspective on the human quest for multilevel meaning. Invited chapter in K. D. Markman, T. Proulx, & M. J. Lindberg (Eds.), The psychology of meaning (pp. 49-69). New York: APA books. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., Keefer, L. A., Rothschild, Z. K., & Osman, M. R. (2012). Subjectivity uncertainty theory of objectification: Compensating for uncertainty about how to positively relate to others by downplaying their subjective attributes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1234-1246{download paper}

Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., Kay, A. C., & Rothschild, Z. K. (2012). Collectivism and the meaning of suffering. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 1023-1039{download paper}

Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., & Kay, A. C. (2012). Toward a comprehensive understanding of existential threat: Insights from Paul Tillich. Social Cognition (special issue: Threat-compensation in social psychology: Is there a core motivation?), 30, 734-757. {download paper}

Keefer, L. A., Landau, M. J., Rothschild, Z. K., & Sullivan, D. (2012). Attachment to objects as compensation for close others’ perceived unreliability. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 912-917{download paper}

Reysen, S., Landau, M. J., Branscombe, N. R. (2012). Copycatting as a threat to public identity. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34, 226-235{download paper}

Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., Branscombe, N. R., & Rothschild, Z. K. (2012). Competitive victimhood as a response to accusations of ingroup harmdoing. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 778-795. Winner of the 2012 Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award from SPSSI. {download paper}

Rothschild, Z. K., Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., & Keefer, L. A. (2012). A dual-motive model of scapegoating: Displacing blame to reduce guilt or increase control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 1148-1163{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., Rothschild, Z. K., & Keefer, L. A. (2012). Deriving solace from a nemesis: Having scapegoats and enemies buffers the threat of meaninglessness. In P. R. Shaver & M. Mikulincer (Eds.), Meaning, mortality, and choice: The social psychology of existential concerns (pp. 183-202). Washington, D.C.: APA. {download paper}

Ismail, I., Martens, A., Landau, M. J., Greenberg, J., & Weise, D. R. (2012). Exploring the effects of the naturalistic fallacy: Evidence that genetic explanations increase the acceptability of killing and male promiscuity. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 735-750. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Rothschild, Z. K., & Sullivan, D. (2012). The extremism of everyday life: Fetishism as a defense against existential uncertainty. In M. Hogg & D. Blaylock (Eds.), Extremism and the psychology of uncertainty (pp. 131-146). Boston, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. {download paper}

Gillath, O., Landau, M. J., Selcuk, E., & Goldenberg, J. L. (2011). Effects of a low survivability cues and participant sex on physiological and behavioral responses to sexual stimuli. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1219-1224. {download paper}

Rothschild, Z. K., Landau, M. J., & Sullivan, D. (2011). By the numbers: Structure-seeking individuals prefer quantitative over qualitative representations of personal value to compensate for the threat of unclear performance contingencies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 1508-1521{download paper}

Keefer, L. A., Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., Rothschild, Z. K. (2011). Exploring metaphor’s epistemic function: Uncertainty moderates metaphor-consistent priming effects on social perceptions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 657-660. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Keefer, L. A., & Meier, B. P. (2011). Wringing the perceptual rags: Reply to IJzerman and Koole (2011). Psychological Bulletin, 137, 362-365. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Kosloff, S., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2011). Imbuing everyday actions with meaning in response to existential threat. Self and Identity, 10, 64-76{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Vess, M., Arndt, J., Rothschild, Z. K., Sullivan, D., & Atchley, R. A. (2011). Embodied metaphor and the “true” self: Priming entity expansion and protection influences intrinsic self-expressions in self-perceptions and interpersonal behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 79-87. {download paper}

Shepherd, S., Kay, A. C., & Landau, M. J., Keefer, L. A. (2011). Evidence for the specificity of control motivations in worldview defense: Distinguishing compensatory control from uncertainty management and terror management processes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 949-958. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Meier, B. P., & Keefer, L. A. (2010). A metaphor-enriched social cognition. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 1045-1067. Winner of the 2011 Theoretical Innovation Prize from SPSP. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., & Solomon, S. (2010). On graves and graven images: A terror management analysis of the psychological functions of art. European Review of Social Psychology, 21, 114-154. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., & King, L. A. (2010). Terror management and personality: Variations in the psychological defense against the awareness of mortality. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4, 906-917. {download paper}

Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., & Rothschild, Z. K. (2010). An existential function of enemyship: Evidence that people attribute influence to personal and political enemies to compensate for threats to control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 434-449{download paper}

Landau, M. J., & Greenberg, J., & Kosloff, S. (2010). Coping with life’s one certainty: A terror management perspective on the existentially uncertain self. In R. M. Arkin, K. C. Oleson, & P. J. Carroll (Eds.), Handbook of the uncertain self (pp. 195-215). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. {download paper}

Greenberg, J., Kosloff, S., Solomon, S., Cohen, F., & Landau, M.(2010). Toward understanding the fame game: The effect of mortality salience on the appeal of fame. Self and Identity, 9, 1-18. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., & Greenberg, J. (2009). Evidence that self-relevant motives and metaphoric framing interact to influence political and social attitudes. Psychological Science, 20, 1421-1427. {download paper}

Vess, M., Routledge, C., Landau, M. J., & Arndt, J. (2009). The dynamics of death and meaning: The effects of death-relevant cognitions and personal need for structure on perceptions of meaning in life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 728-744{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Greenberg, J., Sullivan, D., Routledge, C., & Arndt, J. (2009). The protective identity: Evidence that mortality salience heightens the clarity and coherence of the self-concept. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 796-807{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Greenberg, J., & Rothschild, Z. K. (2009). Motivated cultural worldview adherence and culturally loaded test performance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 442-453{download paper}

Sullivan, D., Greenberg, J., & Landau, M. J. (2009). Toward a new understanding of two films from the dark side: Utilizing terror management theory to analyze Rosemary’s Baby and Straw Dogs. Journal of Popular Film and Television, 37, 189-198. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Greenberg, J., & Sullivan, D. (2009). Defending a coherent autobiography: When past events appear incoherent, mortality salience prompts compensatory bolstering of the past’s significance and the future’s orderliness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 1012-1020{download paper}

Kosloff, S., Landau, M., Weise, D., Sullivan, D., & Greenberg, J. (2009). Eight years in the wake of 9/11: A terror management analysis of the psychological repercussions of the 9/11 attacks. In M.J. Morgan (Ed.), The impact of 9/11 on psychology and education: The day that changed everything? (pp. 7-22). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. {download paper}

Greenberg, J., & Landau, M., Kosloff, S., & Sheldon, S. (2009). How our dreams of death transcendence breed prejudice, stereotyping, and conflict: Terror management theory. In T. Nelson (Ed.), Handbook of prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination (pp. 309-332)New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Greenberg, J., & Sullivan, D. (2009). Managing terror when self-worth and worldviews collide: Evidence that mortality salience increases reluctance to self-enhance beyond authorities. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 68-79. {download paper}

Schimel, J., Landau, M., & Hayes, J. (2008). Self-esteem: A human solution to the problem of death. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2, 1-17. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., & Greenberg, J., & Solomon, S. (2008). The Never-Ending Story: A terror management perspective on the psychological function of self-continuity. In F. Sani (Ed.), Self-continuityIndividual and collective perspectives (pp. 87-100). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. {download paper}

Miller, C. H., & Landau, M. J. (2008). Communication and the causes and costs of terrorism: A terror management theory perspective. In D. O’Hair, R. Heath, K. Ayotte, & G. Ledlow (Eds.), Terrorism: Communication and rhetorical perspectives (pp. 93-130)NJ: Hampton Press. {download paper}

Kosloff, S., Landau, M. J., Sullivan, D., & Greenberg, J. (2008). A terror management perspective on the quiet ego and the loud ego: Implications of ego volume control for personal and social well-being. In H. Wayment & J. Bauer (Eds.), Transcending self-interest: Psychological explorations of the quiet ego (pp. 33 – 42). Washington, D.C.: APA. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., Solomon, S., Pyszczynski, T., & Greenberg, J. (2007). On the compatibility of terror management theory and perspectives on human evolution. Evolutionary Psychology, 5, 476-519{download paper}

Martens, A., Kosloff, S., Greenberg, J., Landau, M. J., & Schmader, T. (2007). Killing begets killing: Evidence from a bug-killing paradigm that initial killing fuels subsequent killing. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 1251-1264{download paper}

Landau, M. J. (2007). Theory of mind. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. {download paper}

Landau, M. J., & Greenberg, J. (2006). Play it safe or go for the gold? A terror management perspective on self-enhancement and self-protective motives in risky decision making. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 1633-1645. {download paper}

Goldenberg, J. L., Hart, J., Pyszczynski, T., Warnica, G. W., Landau, M., & Thomas, L. (2006). Ambivalence towards the body: Death, neuroticism, and the flight from physical sensation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 1264-1277{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Greenberg, J., Solomon, S., Pyszczynski, T. & Martens, A. (2006). Windows into nothingness: Terror management, meaninglessness, and negative reactions to modern art. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 879-892{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Goldenberg, J. L., Greenberg, J., Gillath, O., Solomon, S., Cox, C., Martens, A., & Pyszczynski, T. (2006). The siren’s call: Terror management and the threat of men’s sexual attraction to women. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 129-146{download paper}

Pinel, E. C., Long, A. E, Landau, M. J., Alexander, K., & Pyszczynski, T. (2006). Seeing I to I: A pathway to interpersonal connectedness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 243-257{download paper}

Miller, C.H., & Landau, M. J. (2005). Communication and terrorism: A terror management theory perspective. Communication Research Reports, 22, 79-88. {download paper}

Martens, A., Greenberg, J., Schimel, J., & Landau, M. J. (2004). Ageism and death: Effects of mortality salience and perceived similarity to elders on reactions to elderly people. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 1524-1536{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Solomon, S., Greenberg, J., Cohen, F., Pyszczynski, T., Arndt, J., Miller, C. H., Ogilvie, D. M., & Cook, A. (2004). Deliver us from evil: The effects of mortality salience and reminders of 9/11 on support for President George W. Bush. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 1136-1150{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Johns, M., Greenberg, J., Pyszczynski, T., Martens, A., Goldenberg, J. L., & Solomon, S. (2004). A function of form: Terror management and structuring the social world. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87, 190-210. {download paper}

Figueredo, A. J., Landau, M. J., & Sefcek, J. A. (2004). Apes and angels: Adaptationism versus Panglossianism: Comment. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 334-335{download paper}

Landau, M. J., Greenberg, J., & Solomon, S. (2004). The motivational underpinnings of religion: Comment. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 743-744. {download paper}

Pinel, E. C., Long, A. E., Landau, M. J., & Pyszczynski, T. (2004). I-sharing, the problem of existential isolation, and their implications for interpersonal and intergroup phenomena. In J. Greenberg, S. Koole, & T. Pyszczynski (Eds.), Handbook of experimental existential psychology (pp. 352-368). New York: Guilford Press. {download paper}

Goldenberg, J. L., Landau, M. J., Pyszczynski, T., Cox, C. R., Greenberg, J., Solomon, S., & Dunnam, H. (2003). Gender-typical responses to sexual and emotional infidelity as a function of mortality salience induced self-esteem striving. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 1585-1595. {download paper}

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