The Attribution of Attitudes

@article{Jones1967TheAO,
  title={The Attribution of Attitudes},
  author={E. E. Jones and V. A. Harris},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Social Psychology},
  year={1967},
  volume={3},
  pages={1-24}
}
Abstract Three experiments were conducted within the framework of correspondent inference theory. In each of the experiments the subjects were instructed to estimate the “true” attitude of a target person after having either read or listened to a speech by him expressing opinions on a controversial topic. Independent variables included position of speech (pro, anti, or equivocal), choice of position vs. assignment of position, and reference group of target person. The major hypothesis (which… Expand

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