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Unformatted text preview: o After decision and receiving gift, re-rate all. Now she rates the gift appliance higher than the first time and dramatically lowers the rating of the other appliance that wasn’t chosen Effort Justification • Tendency to increase our liking for something that we have worked hard to attain “I worked hard to get his candy, and it tastes fantastic” • Aronson & Mills (1959) o Young women discussion group on psychology of sex” o Before joining, had to take a reading test to screen for those who were too embarrassed to talk about sex IV: mild initiation condition (prostitute, virgin) and severe initiation condition : Fuck, cock DV: all particiapnts listend to recorded discussion about sexual behavior in animal and the discussion was extremely boring Then asked to rate the group discussion Results: those in the severe initiation liked the discussion more...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 260 taught by Professor Traceycallison during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08