Perspective taking as egocentric anchoring and adjustment.


The authors propose that people adopt others' perspectives by serially adjusting from their own. As predicted, estimates of others' perceptions were consistent with one's own but differed in a manner consistent with serial adjustment (Study 1). Participants were slower to indicate that another's perception would be different from--rather than similar to… (More)

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@article{Epley2004PerspectiveTA, title={Perspective taking as egocentric anchoring and adjustment.}, author={Nicholas Epley and Boaz Keysar and Leaf Van Boven and Thomas D. Gilovich}, journal={Journal of personality and social psychology}, year={2004}, volume={87 3}, pages={327-39} }