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authoritarianpersonality

 personality stylestrongly associated with prejudicedattitudes, where the person isintolerant of ambiguity or uncertainty, submissive to those in authority and dismissive orarrogant towards those perceived to be of lower social status.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.