Heather A. Haas is Professor of Psychology at the University of Montana Western in Dillon, Montana. Her main research interests lie at the intersection of psychology and paremiology and focus on attempts to understand how people's endorsement and use of proverbs is related to their attitudes and behavior. Her previous research on links between proverb endorsement and personality traits, the paremiological minimum, proverb use in literary contexts, and proverb use in persuasive appeals has been published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of American Folklore, Personality and Individual Differences, and Proverbium.

Valdimar Tr. Hafstein is Professor in the Department of Folkloristics, Ethnology and Museum Studies at the University of Iceland. He is the author of three books on cultural heritage: Patrimonialities: Heritage vs. Property (co-authored with Martin Skrydstrup, 2020), Making Intangible Heritage: El Condor Pasa and Other Stories from UNESCO (2018), and Cultural...

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