Lecture 15 Integrative complexity

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Unformatted text preview: 1 16Feb 1*-Feb 28 1*Mar 1-Mar 31 1- 1.18 1.33 2.20 1.48 1.43 1.22 1.17 1.18 1.34 1.50 George Bush 2.45 1.05 1.37 1.18 1.27 1.60 1.64 1.66 2.50 3.00 (5) U.S. congress: Hawks: IC = 1.55 Doves: IC = 1.84 (6) IC of actors vs. observers Bush & Hussein: IC = 1.43 All others: IC = 1.62 (7) Commanders v. subordinates: Commanders: Subordinates: IC = 1.49 IC = 2.19 Method Senators classified as liberal, moderate, conservative, N = 45 20 paragraph size statements sampled 20 from from each senator (range 30-150 words) 30- Also investigated stability of IC over time 3 Results Mean IC of Senatorial Policy Statements Senators 1975 1976 overall Liberals 2.30 2.45 2.38 Moderates 2.63 2.38 2.51 Conservatives 1.72 1.86 1.79 ______________________________________________ Only effect: (Liberals + Moderates)/2 > conservatives Results consistent with ‘authoritarian’ personality Argues against an alternative ‘ideologue’ hypothesis If history teaches anything, it teaches selfselfdelusion...
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