Publications [#273244] of Aaron C. Kay

Journal Articles

  1. Kay, AC; Jost, JT, Theoretical integration in motivational science: System justification as one of many "autonomous motivational structures"., Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 37 no. 2 (April, 2014), pp. 146-147, ISSN 0140-525X
    (last updated on 2022/09/27)

    Recognizing that there is a multiplicity of motives - and that the accessibility and strength of each one varies chronically and temporarily - is essential if motivational scientists are to achieve genuine theoretical and empirical integration. We agree that system justification is a case of nonconscious goal pursuit and discuss implications of the fact that it conflicts with many other psychological goals.