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Kaspar, Kai. 2015. An embodiment perspective on protection motivation theory: The impact of incidental weight sensations on threat-appraisal, coping-appraisal, and protection motivation. STUDIA PSYCHOLOGICA 57 (4) : 301–314. 14 pp.
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This paper investigates how we are cognitively affected by embodied information. The research involves experiments that tested subjects’ reactions related to coping-appraisal, threat-appraisal, and protection motivation, all regarding skin cancer protection. It is claimed that the results are decisive on metaphor-oriented approaches to embodiment.