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Guilt by association and honor by association: The role of acquired equivalence.
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PMID:  23208768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Guilt by association and honor by association are two types of judgments that suggest that a negative or positive quality of a person or object can transfer to another person or object, merely by co-occurrence. Most examples have been demonstrated under conditions of direct associations. Here, we provide experimental evidence of guilt by association and honor by association via indirect associations. We show that participants may treat two individuals alike if they have been separately paired with a common event using an acquired-equivalence paradigm. Our findings suggest that association fallacies can be examined using a paradigm originally developed for research with nonhuman animals and based on a representation mediation account.
Authors:
Mikaël Molet; Jessica P Stagner; Holly C Miller; Thierry Kosinski; Thomas R Zentall
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychonomic bulletin & review     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1531-5320     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychon Bull Rev     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9502924     Medline TA:  Psychon Bull Rev     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Département de Psychologie, Université Lille-Nord de France, Domaine universitaire du "Pont de Bois", rue du Barreau, BP, 60149, 59653 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex, France, mikael.molet@univ-lille3.fr.
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