Unformatted text preview: they might convince themselves they either don’t like the material or its boring, etc. However if they choose themselves they are more likely to enjoy it to justify their choice. Of course, chances are everyone will not get their first choice (0.83% assuming there are 5 members), but the more satisfied members the better. If a person is already down to his second choice and it clashes with someone else’s first choice, the second choice person will not get the topic by default because there is a chance the other person’s second choice has already been taken as well which would drop him to his third choice; it si easier and more democratic to just have the two students flip a coin anytime a clash occurs. Priority will go to students who are at the meeting in order to provide an incentive to students to not just email their topics in and blow off the meeting....
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- Fall '07
- Cognitive Dissonance, English-language films, Thought, Default