ERIC Number: EJ292366
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Switching Answers on Multiple-Choice Questions: Shrewdness or Shibboleth?
Skinner, Nicholas F.
Teaching of Psychology, v10 n4 p220-22 Dec 1983
Because of a belief that the alternatives they had chosen initially were probably correct, most subjects were reluctant to change answers, and, consequently, did so only when they were highly confident in the change. Results were that more than half the changes were correct. (RM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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