Problems with Judgement
Problems with Judgement 14785
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Sheena Mae Aguilar
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Date Created: 03/16/16
Problems with Judgement Social Desirability Tendency to answer in a socially acceptable manner o Answering “yes” to.. E.g, I never hestitate to go out of my way to help someone in trouble” E.g, I always practice what I preach E.g I never gossip Measurement Error Problem with judgment Cause: bad participants o Participants don’t answer honestly Can affect answers on “touchy” subjects E.g., age, weight, income E.g, altruism, prejudice Usually throw out participants who are high in social desirability Can use a “bogus pipeline” to get around this problem Hook participant up to complex apparatus and tell them it’s a lie detector The more vague the details of the machine, the better
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