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ERIC Number: EJ127332
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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Perpetrator or Victim? Effects of Who Suffers in an Automobile Accident on Judgemental Strictness
Shaw, Jerry I.; McMartin, James A.
Social Behavior and Personality, 3, 1, 5-12, F 75
After reading of an automobile accident in which the driver and/or bystanders either suffered or did not suffer, subjects rated the driver's responsibility for the accident and sentenced him to a jail term. The purpose of this experiment was to contrast three theoretical models: defensive attribution, moral salience, and equity. (Author)
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