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Narcissism beyond Gestalt and awareness: The name letter effect
‘Mere belongingness to self’ is tested as a sufficient condition for the enhancement of the attractiveness of visual letter stimuli. Experimental evidence is presented that, independent of visual,
Affective consequences of mere ownership: The name letter effect in twelve European languages
The hypothesis is tested that mere ownership of an object is a sufficient condition to enhance its likelihood to become one of the most attractive items of the entire set of similar objects. Evidence
Overvaluation of own attributes: Mere ownership or subjective frequency?
The hypothesis was tested that the Name-Letter Effect or affective overvaluation of own name-letters as compared to non-name-letters (Nuttin, 1985, 1987) is due to an enhanced subjective frequency of
Mastery pleasure versus mere ownership: A quasi-experimental cross-cultural and cross-alphabetical test of the name letter effect
Four studies test both the alternative explanation advanced by Hoorens and Todorova (1988) for Nuttin's (1984, 1985, 1987) name letter effect (NLE), and two interpretations for an unexplained finding
Effects of sex role in a two-person mixed-motive game.
Development of competitive game behavior in children across two cultures
Abstract An identical 2 × 3 design was investigated in the United States and in Belgium. Twenty-eight male dyads taken from the more intelligent part of each of three grade levels (second, fourth,
Attitude Change After Rewarded Dissonant and Consonant Forced Compliance: A Critical Replication of the Festinger and Carlsmith Experiment
Abstract Cbangement d'attitude apres une obeissance forcee consonante ou dissonante avec recompense-Replique critique de l'experience de Festinger et Carlsmith. — L'auteur reprend l'experience de
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