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ERIC Number: EJ532041
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0146-1672
Working Knowledge, Cognitive Processing, and Attitudes: On the Determinants of Bias.
Biek, Michael; And Others
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, v22 n6 p547-56 Jun 1996
Demonstrates that attitude-relevant knowledge can enable biased or objective systematic processing of new information. Subjects (n=172) having a high or low knowledge on AIDS risk prevention evaluated a serial of scenarios estimating the likelihood of contracting AIDS from sexual behavior. Subjects with a considerable knowledge of AIDS engaged in biased processing of the risk estimates. Discusses other findings. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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