Emotion and the Self-Serving Bias

  title={Emotion and the Self-Serving Bias},
  author={Martin D. Coleman},
  journal={Current Psychology},
The influence of specific emotions (guilt and revulsion) on the self-serving bias was investigated. Participants were recruited from an undergraduate population. There were 360 participants (132 male) with a mean age of 19.41 years. Participants took part in an online study, which involved taking a ten-question test, completing an emotional induction, receiving test feedback, and making an attribution for test performance. Results revealed a significant effect of feedback (p < 0.001) indicating… Expand
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