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Beauty as an Emotion: The Exhilarating Prospect of Mastering a Challenging World
Beauty has received sparse attention from emotion theorists, some of whom have argued that aesthetic pleasure is cognitive in nature and too “disinterested” to be emotional. This view is supported byExpand
Elaboration and numerical anchoring: Implications of attitude theories for consumer judgment and decision making
Abstract Researchers across many domains have examined the impact of externally presented numerical anchors on perceiver judgments. In the traditional paradigm, “anchored” judgments are typicallyExpand
Elaboration and consequences of anchored estimates: An attitudinal perspective on numerical anchoring
In the standard numerical anchoring paradigm, the influence of externally provided anchors on judgment is typically explained as a result of elaborate thinking (i.e., confirmatory hypothesis testingExpand
Implications of Attitude Change Theories for Numerical Anchoring: Anchor Plausibility and the Limits of Anchor Effectiveness
Abstract Effects of extreme versus moderate numerical anchors are investigated. Similar to past results in attitude change, three separate data collections show that extreme anchors can have lessExpand
Short article: Early detection and avoidance of threatening faces during passive viewing
To evaluate whether there is an early attentional bias towards negative stimuli, we tracked participants’ eyes while they passively viewed displays composed of four Ekman faces. In Experiment 1 eachExpand
The Creativity of Everyday Moral Reasoning: Empathy, Disgust, and Moral Persuasion
At first glance, morality has nothing in common with creativity. It has long been clear to many philosophers that moral judgment (at least the right kind of moral judgment) is achieved through theExpand
Elaboration and numerical anchoring: Breadth, depth, and the role of (non-)thoughtful processes in anchoring theories
Abstract Noted Judgment and Decision Making (JDM) researchers differ in their opinions of whether and how an attitudes and persuasion (A&P) view of anchoring might add to the existing anchoringExpand
In three studies, we investigated the effect of diagnosis (i.e., depression versus a physical illness) on symptom perception and social support. Study 1 compared perceptions of objectively equivalentExpand
Mood-congruent perceptions of success depend on self-other framing
Research on self-other framing suggests that self-judgements typically neglect information about others and instead use an ambiguous intrapersonal standard, making these judgements susceptible to theExpand