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Question word-order influences on covariate effects: predicting zero-sum beliefs

Smithson, Michael; Shou, Yiyun; Yu, Alice


Zero-sum-like statements have the form ‘‘The more of resource X for consumer A, the less of resource Y for consumer B’’ and these have four permutations, whereby {X, A} and {B, Y} exchange places, and/or ‘‘more’’ and ‘‘less’’ exchange places. Smithson and Shou (Front Psychol 7:984, 2016) found that these permutations strongly influence the endorsement of such statements. This paper reports two studies investigating personality traits as predictors of zero-sum endorsements, and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Behaviormetrika
DOI: 10.1007/s41237-017-0030-z


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