The cooperative subject: Myth or reality?

@article{Sigall1970TheCS,
  title={The cooperative subject: Myth or reality?},
  author={H. Sigall and E. Aronson and Thomas A. Van Hoose},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Social Psychology},
  year={1970},
  volume={6},
  pages={1-10}
}
Abstract A number of researchers have suggested that cooperativeness on the part of subjects in supporting the hypotheses of experimenters yields artifactual data in some social psychological experiments. An experiment was conducted to examine the nature of this cooperation. We predicted that cooperativeness, per se , would not manifest itself when the subject's own ends would be better sat's-fied by not cooperating. Forty subjects were randomly assigned to one of three experimental conditions… Expand
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