11-18 - People as Selfish Beasts Wed Nov 18 Motivated Cognition Motivated Perception Regan Straus Fazio(1974 1 Participants observe confederates

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People as Selfish Beasts Wed, Nov. 18 1. Participants observe confederate’s performance on a game requiring skill 2. Confederate is either liked or disliked 3. Confederate either succeeds or fails 4. Participant makes attribution for confederate’s performance Question: Does liking bias attributions people make for the confederate’s performance? Results Does participant like or dislike confederate? Like Success: 5.3 Ability Attribution Failure: 2.4 Dislike Success: 2.8 Failure: 5.6 Class Data Stranger Failed What was failure due to? Ability: 21% Choosing each as highly likely (1-5) Effort: 38% Difficult Test: 28% Bad Luck: 6% YOU Failed What was failure due to? Ability: 5% Effort: 41% Difficult Test: 44% Bad Luck: 10% Female participants, paired with a stranger, fill out info. Switch info and then meet the people to judge first impression 1. Female participants have the possibility to partner with a male
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2010 for the course PSY 235 taught by Professor J.cesario during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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11-18 - People as Selfish Beasts Wed Nov 18 Motivated Cognition Motivated Perception Regan Straus Fazio(1974 1 Participants observe confederates

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