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Unformatted text preview: -audiences were allowed to react back then so. ..how much did the audience reaction affect tv viewers' opinions?-they showed the debate to ppl who barely knew about it with audience reaction to half but to other half, used special effects to get rid of audience-as can see, rating of unedited is far more positive than edited-45% thought he did a good job but 70% thinks he wins if heard the laugh track too-we wish canned laughter (like on cheesy comedies) didn't work, but sadly, they do work-leaving the idea that how funny a president is indicates his control over the big red button, the idea of being affected by total strangers is disturbing-nobody would say "oh hey I heard a lot of laughter, I should vote for that guy", but this evidence shows a really good chance of that happening...
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course PSYCH 135 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.
- Fall '08
- Social Psychology