If you can ' t grab it , it won ' t grab you : The effect of restricting the dominant hand on target evaluations ☆

@inproceedings{Shen2012IfYC,
  title={If you can ' t grab it , it won ' t grab you : The effect of restricting the dominant hand on target evaluations ☆},
  author={Hao Shen and Jaideep Sengupta},
  year={2012}
}
a r t i c l e i n f o This research examines whether and how holding one object influences evaluations of another. Across four studies, we find that occupying the dominant (vs. non-dominant) hand leads to lower evaluations of the target object; further, process data suggests that this effect occurs because dominant hand restriction impairs the ease with which the perceiver simulates holding the target. Boundary conditions that document effect attenuation and reversal are also consistent with… CONTINUE READING
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