People judge others to have more control over beliefs than they themselves do

@inproceedings{Cusimano2019PeopleJO,
  title={People judge others to have more control over beliefs than they themselves do},
  author={Corey J. Cusimano and Geoffrey P. Goodwin},
  year={2019}
}
People attribute considerable control to others over what those individuals believe. However, no work to date has investigated how people judge their own belief control, nor whether such judgments diverge from their judgments of others. We addressed this gap in seven studies and found that people judge others to be more able to voluntarily change what they believe than they themselves are. This occurs when people judge others who disagree with them (Study 1) as well as others agree with them…