Looking for honesty: The primary role of morality (vs. sociability and competence) in information gathering

@inproceedings{Brambilla2011LookingFH,
  title={Looking for honesty: The primary role of morality (vs. sociability and competence) in information gathering},
  author={M. Brambilla and Patrice Rusconi and Simona Sacchi and Paolo Cherubini},
  year={2011}
}
Research on the two fundamental dimensions of social judgment, namely warmth and competence, has shown that warmth has a primary and a dominant role in information gathering about others. In two studies we examined whether the sociability and morality components of warmth play distinct roles in such a process. Study 1 (N1⁄4 60) investigated which traits were mostly selected when forming impressions about others. The results showed that, regardless of the task goal, traits related to morality… CONTINUE READING
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