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Consensus conferences, also known as citizens' panels-a collection of lay-citizens akin to a jury but charged with deliberating on policy issues with high technical content-are a potentially important way to conduct technology assessments, inform policy makers about public views of new technologies, and improve public understanding of and participation in(More)
Greater group identification and higher levels of procedural justice typically work together to encourage group members to engage in group-serving cooperative behavior. However, when people who already identify with a group receive information indicating that the group is procedurally unjust, their motivation to engage in group-serving behavior may(More)
According to alcohol-myopia theory (C. M. Steele & R. A. Josephs, 1990), alcohol leads individuals to disproportionally focus on the most salient aspects of a situation and to ignore peripheral information. The authors hypothesized that alcohol leads individuals to strongly commit to their goals without considering information about the probability of goal(More)
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