When Put in the Defensive, We Are More Likely to Defend Beliefs

Many Trump voters found themselves in a position where they defended Trump's actions and behavior once in office - even when they didn't fully support them. Voting for him once was enough to make them double down and defend, rather than reflect on whether they should revise their thinking.
January 18, 2021
When Put in the Defensive, We Are More Likely to Defend Beliefs
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