ERIC Number: EJ605782
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Unique Invulnerability as Applied to Personal Mortality: The Reports of Its Demise are Exaggerated.
Snyder, C. R.
Teaching of Psychology, v26 n3 p217-19 1999
Responds to the article "Students Do Not Overestimate their Life Expectancy: An Alternative Demonstration of Unique Invulnerability" suggesting that students will show optimistic biasing in regard to self-referential information. Discusses a class exercise that focuses on the age of death and is used to see if optimistic biasing occurs. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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