Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Illusory correlation, group size and memory

Van Rooy, Dirk; Vanhoomissen, Tim; Van Overwalle, Frank


Two studies were conducted to test the predictions of a multi-component model of distinctiveness-based illusory correlation (IC) regarding the use of episodic and evaluative information in the production of the phenomenon. Extending on the standard paradigm, participants were presented with 4 groups decreasing in size, but all exhibiting the same ratio of positive to negative behaviours. Study 1 (N = 75) specifically tested the role of group size and distinctiveness, by including a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jesp.2013.05.006


File Description SizeFormat Image
Van Rooy et al Ilusory correlation group 2013.pdf351.15 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator