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A new look at anchoring effects: basic anchoring and its antecedents.
In previous anchoring studies people were asked to consider an anchor as a possible answer to the target question or were given informative anchors. The authors predicted that basic anchoring effectsExpand
Memories out of order: thought suppression and the disturbance of sequence memory.
Participants in 2 experiments watched a filmed story and then left the lab--with instructions not to think about the film, with instructions to think about the film, or with no instructions. MemoriesExpand
Choose your poison : Effects of lay beliefs about mental processes on attitude change
Lay theories about persuasive messages were expected to lead to unwanted changes in attitudes that people were trying to protect. In Study 1, students opposed to the legalization of marijuana choseExpand