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Unformatted text preview: s. therefore, norm ought to be relatively
extreme because of metacontrasting. - PPL individually vary, the avg you get from their norm (the prototype). Knowing what the
prototype is we can look at individual variation around it and see who's more prototypical. - PPL rate their attitudes dependent on how prototypical they see themselves to be? 2 3 questions asked: 1) how comfortable are you with the drinking in IV 2) How comfortable is the avg UCSB student with the drinking 3) in terms of attitudes, aspiration, outlook on life how similar are you to the typical UCSB
student? Prediction: ppl who are not highly prototypical see self as distant from the norm --- they'll have
higher pluralistic ignorance. highly prototypical pluralistic ignorance should go away. Reid,
Reid, Hogg, & Hutchinson
(2010), Study 1 Reid et al. (2010) Study 2 7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Prototypicality LOW prototypicality = high pluralistic ignorance PPL are only using how prototypical they are with ingroup (e.g. UCSB) to render their jud...
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