Effects of Presenting Heavy Drinking Norms on Adolescents’ Prevalence Estimates, Evaluative Judgments, and Perceived Standards

@article{Agostinelli2005EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of Presenting Heavy Drinking Norms on Adolescents’ Prevalence Estimates, Evaluative Judgments, and Perceived Standards},
  author={Gina Agostinelli and Joel W. Grube},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={89-99}
}
Correcting normative information about the prevalence of heavy drinking is a key element in many prevention programs. To isolate the influence of normative information on older high school students’ (n = 230) alcohol-related judgments, the effects of delivering normative information in different contexts (no normative information, normative information only, normative information plus a self-focusing comparison to one’s drinking) and under different measurement conditions (public, private) were… 

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