Good news for experimenters: Subjects are hard to influence by instructorsʹ cues
AbstractAn important concern of experimenters is that instructorsʹ nonverbal cues might change subject behavior. We let a professional actor try to produce this bias on purpose, finding only weak evidence for an "instructor demand effect", and only for female subjects.
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Volume (Year): 31 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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Economic experiments; Methodology; Experimenter demand effects; Priming;
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- C9 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments
- B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology
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