The Social Influence of Confidence in Group Decision Making

@article{Zarnoth1997TheSI,
  title={The Social Influence of Confidence in Group Decision Making},
  author={Zarnoth and Sniezek},
  journal={Journal of experimental social psychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          345-66
        }
}
  • Zarnoth, Sniezek
  • Published 1997
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental social psychology
  • This study investigates the relation between an individual's self-reported confidence and his or her influence within a freely interacting group. Each participant chose responses and provided confidence assessments for choice items of a variety of task types, first as an individual and a second time as a member of a pentad, a member of a dyad, or an individual. The influence of a particular faction within a group was greater if its members were more confident. A participant's response accuracy… CONTINUE READING
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