Matthew Vess
Matthew Vess
Associate Professor of Psychology, Texas A&M University
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TitleCited byYear
Nostalgia as a resource for the self
M Vess, J Arndt, C Routledge, C Sedikides, T Wildschut
The dynamics of death and meaning: The effects of death-relevant cognitions and personal need for structure on perceptions of meaning in life
M Vess, C Routledge, MJ Landau, J Arndt
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 97, 728-744, 2009
When death is good for life: Considering the positive trajectories of terror management
KE Vail III, J Juhl, J Arndt, M Vess, C Routledge, BT Rutjens
Personality and Social Psychology Review 16 (4), 303-329, 2012
The terror management of medical decisions: The effect of mortality salience and religious fundamentalism on support for faith-based medical intervention.
M Vess, J Arndt, CR Cox, C Routledge, JL Goldenberg
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Journal of Personality and …, 2009
The nature of death and the death of nature: The impact of mortality salience on environmental concern
M Vess, J Arndt
Journal of Research in Personality 42 (5), 1376-1380, 2008
Bronze is beautiful but pale can be pretty: The effects of appearance standards and mortality salience on sun-tanning outcomes.
CR Cox, DP Cooper, M Vess, J Arndt, JL Goldenberg, C Routledge
Health Psychology 28 (6), 746, 2009
Embodied metaphor and the “true” self: Priming entity expansion and protection influences intrinsic self-expressions in self-perceptions and interpersonal behavior
MJ Landau, M Vess, J Arndt, ZK Rothschild, D Sullivan, RA Atchley
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 47 (1), 79-87, 2011
Blowing in the (social) wind: Implications of extrinsic esteem contingencies for terror management and health.
J Arndt, CR Cox, JL Goldenberg, M Vess, C Routledge, DP Cooper, ...
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 96 (6), 1191, 2009
Tales from existential oceans: Terror management theory and how the awareness of our mortality affects us all
J Arndt, M Vess
Social and Personality Psychology Compass 2 (2), 909-928, 2008
To discover or to create: Metaphors and the true self
RJ Schlegel, M Vess, J Arndt
Journal of Personality 80 (4), 969-993, 2012
The life and death of creativity: The effects of mortality salience on self versus social-directed creative expression
C Routledge, J Arndt, M Vess, KM Sheldon
Motivation and Emotion 32 (4), 331-338, 2008
Warm thoughts: Attachment anxiety and sensitivity to temperature cues
M Vess
Psychological science 23 (5), 472-474, 2012
Abstract construal levels attenuate state self-esteem reactivity
M Vess, J Arndt, RJ Schlegel
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 47 (4), 861-864, 2011
An edifice for enduring personal value: A terror management perspective on the human quest for multilevel meaning.
J Arndt, MJ Landau, KE Vail III, M Vess
American Psychological Association, 2013
Authenticity and self-esteem across temporal horizons
WE Davis, JA Hicks, RJ Schlegel, CM Smith, M Vess
The Journal of Positive Psychology 10 (2), 116-126, 2015
Who uses groups to transcend the limits of the individual self? Exploring the effects of interdependent self-construal and mortality salience on investment in social groups
C Routledge, J Juhl, M Vess, C Cathey, J Liao
Social Psychological and Personality Science 4 (4), 483-491, 2013
Divergent reactions to the terror of terrorism: Personal need for structure moderates the effects of terrorism salience on worldview-related attitudinal rigidity
C Routledge, J Juhl, M Vess
Basic and Applied Social Psychology 32 (3), 243-249, 2010
Straying from the righteous path and from ourselves: The interplay between perceptions of morality and self-knowledge
AG Christy, E Seto, RJ Schlegel, M Vess, JA Hicks
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 42 (11), 1538-1550, 2016
Mortality salience increases death-anxiety for individuals low in personal need for structure
C Routledge, J Juhl, M Vess
Motivation and Emotion 37 (2), 303-307, 2013
The psychosocial effect of thoughts of personal mortality on cardiac risk assessment
J Arndt, M Vess, CR Cox, JL Goldenberg, S Lagle
Medical Decision Making 29 (2), 175-181, 2009
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