Do the Format, Context, and Scale of Self-Report Items Affect Subsequent Behavior?
Poster Session XII - Board: XII-
Sunday, May 30, 2010, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Participants watched a video of a crime, were asked either positively or negatively-framed questions about the suspect, and indicated how certain they were they could identify the suspect. Answering positively-framed questions caused participants to be more certain they could identify the suspect, and more willing to testify in court.
Subject Area: Personality/Social