Political Psychology

(The H4-Index of Political Psychology is 23. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The Paranoid Style in American Politics Revisited: An Ideological Asymmetry in Conspiratorial Thinking133
Hate Speech Epidemic. The Dynamic Effects of Derogatory Language on Intergroup Relations and Political Radicalization117
Harnessing Shared Identities to Mobilize Resilient Responses to the COVID‐19 Pandemic64
How Emotional Are Populists Really? Factors Explaining Emotional Appeals in the Communication of Political Parties57
Conspiracy Theories and Institutional Trust: Examining the Role of Uncertainty Avoidance and Active Social Media Use49
Investigating the Links Between Cultural Values and Belief in Conspiracy Theories: The Key Roles of Collectivism and Masculinity48
The Volatility of Collective Action: Theoretical Analysis and Empirical Data47
Psychological Correlates of Populist Attitudes43
Examining the Left‐Right Divide Through the Lens of a Global Crisis: Ideological Differences and Their Implications for Responses to the COVID‐19 Pandemic43
Reducing Affective Polarization: Warm Group Relations or Policy Compromise?40
The Language of Pandemic Leaderships: Mapping Political Rhetoric During the COVID‐19 Outbreak37
Consequences of Economic Inequality for the Social and Political Vitality of Society: A Social Identity Analysis37
Populist Gullibility: Conspiracy Theories, News Credibility, Bullshit Receptivity, and Paranormal Belief34
Attitudinal and Emotional Consequences of Islamist Terrorism. Evidence from the Berlin Attack33
The Influence of Identity Salience on Framing Effectiveness: An Experiment27
Nationalism, Patriotism, and Support for the European Union27
Personal and Political: Post‐Traumatic Stress Through the Lens of Social Identity, Power, and Politics25
MOBILISE: A Higher‐Order Integration of Collective Action Research to Address Global Challenges25
Power to the People: The Hidden Link Between Support for Direct Democracy and Belief in Conspiracy Theories24
“Everybody Needs to Do Their Part, So We Can Get This Under Control.” Reactions to the Norwegian Government Meta‐Narratives on COVID‐19 Measures24
The Return of Ethnocentrism23
Predictors of Political Violence Outcomes among Young People: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis23
The Behavioral Immune System Shapes Partisan Preferences in Modern Democracies: Disgust Sensitivity Predicts Voting for Socially Conservative Parties23