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Ideology and the limits of self-interest: System justification motivation and conservative advantages in mass politics
(American Psychological Association, 2017-09)
It is commonly assumed that political attitudes are driven by self-interest and that poor people heavily favor policies aimed at redistributing wealth. This assumption fails to explain the popularity of economic conservatism ...
Non-congruent fossil and phylogenetic evidence on the evolution of climatic niche in the Gondwana genus Nothofagus
AimWe used fossil and phylogenetic evidence to reconstruct climatic niche evolution in Nothofagus, a Gondwana genus distributed in tropical and temperate latitudes. To assess whether the modern distribution of the genus ...
Phylogenetic niche conservatism explains an inverse latitudinal diversity gradient in freshwater arthropods
(Nature Publishing Group, 2016-05)
The underlying mechanisms responsible for the general increase in species richness from temperate regions to the tropics remain equivocal. Many hypotheses have been proposed to explain this astonishing pattern but additional ...
Species roles in plant–pollinator communities are conserved across native and alien ranges
Aim: Alien species alter interaction networks by disrupting existing interactions, for example between plants and pollinators, and by engaging in new interactions. Predicting the effects of an incoming invader can be ...
Political conservatism and cognitive rigidity in a sample of university students and graduates of the city of LimaConservadurismo político y rigidez cognitiva en una muestra de estudiantes y egresados universitarios de la ciudad de LimaConservadorismo Político e Rigidez Cognitiva em uma Amostra de Estudantes e Egressos Universitários da Cidade de Lima
(Universidad del Rosario, 2012)
This study analyzes the relationship between political conservatism and cognitive rigidity in a sample of university students and graduates of the city of Lima (N =279). Political conservatism was assessed using scales of ...
Expressões do conservadorismo na formação profissionalConservatism expressions in the professional qualification
(Cortez Editora Ltda, 2017)
Change of niche in guanaco (Lama guanicoe): the effects of climate change on habitat suitability and lineage conservatism in Chile
Background: The main goal of this contribution was to define the ecological niche of the guanaco (Lama guanicoe), to describe potential distributional changes, and to assess the relative importance of niche conservatism ...