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Looking at behavior across the levels of analysis
Asch's original study
[[file/view/Asch OriginalArticleForming Impressions Of Personality 1946.pdf|Asch OriginalArticleForming Impressions Of Personality 1946.pdf]]
Positive List: optimistic, charismatic, hard working, intelligent, stubborn, vain
Negative List: Vain, Stubborn, intelligent, hard- working, charismatic, optimistic
Control List: Intelligent, Stubborn, charismatic, optimistic, vain, hard working
Data for psych ia .doc
Consent form ia:
As part of my IB psychology Internal Assessment, I am carrying out a study on impression. This study is going to test how you categorize an individual based on positive and negative traits. After the briefing please sign the statement below.
I have been informed about the nature of the experiment
Any information or data will remain confidential and I have the right to withdraw from the experiment at any point
I will be debriefed at the end and have the opportunity to find out results
The experiment will be conducted so that I will not be demeaned in any way.
I give my informed consent to participating in this research
Accurate/ revised Procedure:
[[file/view/IA intro.doc|IA intro.doc]]
“Primacy Effects on Impression Formation”
by Young K. Lee
Primacy and Recency in the Continous Distraction Paradigm (Alternate study)
By Poltock and MacLeod
Use as reference for Asch criticism (word choice)
Explanation for this effect
- Good stuff and lots of study citations
Atkinson and Shiffrin (1968) may have some info on this. Can't find any original studies for them, though.
Kevin: GUYS, we need to add one more victim to each person. We need 3 trials, a control/random, a positive list, and a negative list. Currently we have 5 ppl per person, but if we increased it to 6 ppl per person, we can do 2 controls, 2 positives, and 2 negatives each. So go do it.
List (random sampling)
⁃ Erika Beebe-control 7
⁃ ashley dyer- positive 5
⁃ Liming Tao- control 8
⁃ Akshay Verma-positive 6
- Cara Yun (positive) - 8
- Jeffrey Chen (positive) - 7
⁃ Alex Thorfinnson (control) - 6
- Terrence Chu (control) - 6
⁃ Robin Hong - positive - 7
⁃ Hoichi Yeong - positive - 7
- Chimin Su - control - 9
- Jean - control - 8
⁃ ShaoBo Fang - Control - 8
⁃ Marissa Radlein - control - 7
⁃ Conan Chua - Positive - 7
⁃ Timothy Suh - positive - 6
Type of data: ordinal, quantitative, discrete
Thank you for participating in our study for IB Psychology <name>. Today we will be looking at how first impressions are made based on described traits of a person. Please answer as honestly as possible.
I will read a list of six words to you that describes a fictional person. When I finish, please rate the person on a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being very unlikable, and 10 being very likable. Do you have any questions?
< Do the study>
Thank you for taking part in our study. We will ensure that your answers remain anonymous. Our study was looking at how the order of the given words would change how a person’s first impression is formed. Do you have any concerns or questions?
Thank you for participating.
People to change into positive or control:
Dylan Atkin- negative 6
Inaki - Negative 8
⁃ Steven Saldanha (negative) - 7
- Helen Yu (negative) - 6
⁃ Lily Feng - negative - 7
⁃ David Yao - negative - 8
⁃ Ashley Loh - Negative - 8
- Isabelle Lin - Negative - 4
help on how to format text
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