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More Supraliminal Priming McCall and Belmont (1996) Studied effects of credit card cues on  tipping Do subtle reminders of credit make you  spend more freely? Studies 1 and 2: Had servers deliver  checks on trays Results: Tipping %’s Study 1: 19.8% vs 15.48% Study 2: 21.9% vs. 17.5% Effects regardless of credit card use
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Implicit Egotism “Why Susie Sells Seashells  by the  Seashore” (Pelham et al. 2002) Implicit egotism: people have  generally positive impressions of  themselves Self-serving biases: motivated reasoning,  above-average effect People like their initials and the letters  of their name more than other letters But how far can this be taken?
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Implicit Egotism Study 1: Found the most common  male and female names that share  first three letters with a Top 40  population city  Jack-Jacksonville, Phillip-Philadelphia Mildred-Milwaukee, Virginia-Virginia  Beach Results: People were disproportionately likely to  live in cities that resembled their first  names
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Implicit Egotism Study 2: Looked at 8 most populous states Found people with same first few letters in their  last name were disproportionately likely to live in  these states Study 3: 8 largest cities in Canada Same effect (again last names) Study 4: 3 Looked at FL, GA, LA, VA, KY People with similar first names were unusually  likely to live in that state (men and women) 
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