News tagged with journal of experimental psychology

Why Americans believe Obama is a Muslim

There's something beyond plain old ignorance that motivates Americans to believe President Obama is a Muslim, according to a first-of-its-kind study of smear campaigns led by a Michigan State University psychologist.

Aug 31, 2010
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Shifting blame is socially contagious

Merely observing someone publicly blame an individual in an organization for a problem - even when the target is innocent - greatly increases the odds that the practice of blaming others will spread with the tenacity of the ...

Nov 19, 2009
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