study 3 - winners while others said they had won a Karl...

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Jade Pettigrew, Kilby Fenton, Lydia Hamblin, Neema Patel, Sarah Ahmed Study 3 1. They manipulated mortality salience. The hypothesis is that people have a positive reaction to the favorable interviewee and negatively to the unfavorable. 2. Participants were 70 males and 81 females. They measured personality by having participants fill out questionnaires for studies one and two. Then they read essays that were either for America, neutral, or anti-America. The experimenter also mentioned the interviewee’s credentials. Some said they were Nobel Peace Prize
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Unformatted text preview: winners while others said they had won a Karl Marx award. After this, experimenters measured the participants emotions. 3. The hypothesis is correct. 4. Mortality salience encourages positive reaction to someone who praises ones culture and negative to one who criticizes. Credentials did not alter the primary effects. 5. The participants reacted positively to the interviewees who had the same opinions as them....
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2010 for the course CHM 115 taught by Professor Towns during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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