We think you agree: The detrimental impact of the false consensus effect on behavior

@article{Bauman2002WeTY,
  title={We think you agree: The detrimental impact of the false consensus effect on behavior},
  author={K. P. Bauman and G. Geher},
  journal={Current Psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={21},
  pages={293-318}
}
Two studies were designed to examine the impact of the false consensus effect on behavior (FCE; Ross, Greene, & House, 1977). False consensus is a form of social projection whereby individuals overestimate the degree to which others share their characteristics or beliefs. In a modified test of the theory of reasoned action, Study 1 demonstrated that the FCE independently predicts behavioral intentions regarding important social issues in a sample comprised of 205 college students. Further… Expand
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