Does Self-Relevance Affect Information Processing ? Experimental Evidence on the Response to Performance and Non-Performance Feedback

@inproceedings{Ertac2011DoesSA,
  title={Does Self-Relevance Affect Information Processing ? Experimental Evidence on the Response to Performance and Non-Performance Feedback},
  author={Seda Ertac},
  year={2011}
}
In many settings, individuals are confronted with decision problems that involve information relevant to their self-image. This paper uses an experiment to explore whether the selfrelevance of information influences information processing. The experiment implements two information processing tasks that are identical from a theoretical perspective, but differ in the type of information provided: performance feedback versus information within the context of a purely statistical updating problem… CONTINUE READING
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