- April 24, 2017
- University of Arizona
- When reminded of death, humans become more likely to support the killing of animals, no matter how they feel about animal rights, researchers have found. Psychology’s terror management theory may explain why. The researchers’ findings could also help scientists better understand the psychological motivations behind the murder and genocide of humans.
When reminded of death, humans become more likely to support killing animals, regardless of their existing attitudes about animal rights, according to new research from the University of Arizona.
The research provides new insight into the psychology behind humans’ willingness to kill animals for a variety of reasons, and could also potentially help scientists better understand…
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