Origins of attitude importance: self-interest, social identification, and value relevance.

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Five studies examined the relations between attitude importance and 3 of its hypothesized determinants: self-interest, social identification with reference groups or reference individuals, and cherished values. Verbal protocols, multivariate analysis of survey data, and laboratory experimentation revealed that (1) people's theories of the causes of attitude… (More)

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@article{Boninger1995OriginsOA, title={Origins of attitude importance: self-interest, social identification, and value relevance.}, author={David S Boninger and Jon A. Krosnick and Matthew K. Berent}, journal={Journal of personality and social psychology}, year={1995}, volume={68 1}, pages={61-80} }