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ERIC Number: EJ149623
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Predominance of Seven and the Apparent Spontaneity of Numerical Choices
Kubovy, Michael; Psotka, Joseph
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2, 2, 291-94, May 76
When asked to report the first digit that comes to mind, a predominant number (28.4 percent) of the respondents choose 7. Three further experiments sought to establish whether this predominance is due to an automatic activation process or to a deliberate choice. (Editor)
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