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Unformatted text preview: determine which candidate a citizen supports, we can have them fill out a survey explaining who they support, why, and what political media they have recently been exposed to. Then, after completing this part of the survey, we can hand them a fictional chart showing who the more popular candidate is. Some participants will receive charts that agree with their original opinion, while others will receive charts that disagree with it. Then, we will have them fill out the second part of the survey explaining who they support. It will be interesting to see if the false charts have further intensified the participants’ opinions or changed them. Of course, the participants will be informed that the charts were not real after the experiment....
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- Winter '08
- media exposure, popular candidate