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Beautiful but dangerous: Effects of offender attractiveness and nature of the crime on juridic judgment.
The physical attractiveness of a criminal defendant (attractive, unattractive, no information) and the nature of the crime (attractiveness-related, attractiveness-unrelated) were varied in aExpand
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The bogus pipeline: A new paradigm for measuring affect and attitude.
If subjects can be convinced that a physiological monitoring device is able to measure both the amplitude and direction of emotional response, their subsequent attempts to predict what the machineExpand
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Measures of Independent Variables and Mediators Are Useful in Social Psychology Experiments: But Are They Necessary?
  • H. Sigall, J. Mills
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and social psychology review : an…
  • 1 August 1998
A study of experiments in major social psychology journals shows that measures of independent variables have become increasingly common. The role in experiments of measures of independent variablesExpand
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Gender Differences in Perceptions of How Others Are Affected by Self-Disclosure of Achievement
Three experiments were conducted at two east coast Universities with primarily Caucasian students participating. In experiment one, college students disclosed that they scored in the 91st percentileExpand
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Liking for an evaluator as a function of her physical attractiveness and nature of the evaluations
Abstract The relationship between physical attractiveness and liking was investigated in a 2 × 2 factorial design. The physical attractiveness (attractive versus unattractive) of an evaluator and theExpand
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Self-Consciousness, Self-presentation, and Performance Under Pressure: Who Chokes, and When?
Choking under pressure by persons low and high in self-consciousness was examined as a function of two sources of performance pressure: audience and performance feedback. Subjects competed with anExpand
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The cooperative subject: Myth or reality?
Abstract A number of researchers have suggested that cooperativeness on the part of subjects in supporting the hypotheses of experimenters yields artifactual data in some social psychologicalExpand
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Opinion change and the gain-loss model of interpersonal attraction
Abstract Aronson and Linder 1965 demonstrated that a gain in esteem resulted in greater liking for an evaluator than did constant positive esteem. Similarly, a loss in esteem lead to less liking forExpand
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On the Limitations of Manipulation Checks: An Obstacle Toward Cumulative Science
Manipulation checks do not allow ruling out or accepting alternative explanations of causal effects (Sigall & Mills, 1998). In order to gauge the influence of this argument on current researchExpand
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