Registered Replication Report: Dijksterhuis and van Knippenberg (1998)
Michael O'Donnell, Leif D Nelson, Evi Ackermann, Balazs Aczel, Athfah Akhtar, Silvio Aldrovandi, Nasseem Alshaif, Ronald Andringa, Mark Aveyard, Peter Babincak, Nursena Balatekin, Scott A Baldwin, Gabriel Banik, Ernest Baskin, Raoul Bell, Olga Bialobrzeska, Angie R Birt, Walter R Boot, Scott R Braithwaite, Jessie C Briggs Show all
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Dijksterhuis and van Knippenberg (1998) reported that participants primed with a category associated with intelligence ("professor") subsequently performed 13% better on a trivia test than participants primed with a category associated with a lack of intelligence ("soccer hooligans"). In two unpublished replications of this study designed to verify the appropriate testing procedures, Dijksterhuis, van Knippenberg, and Holland observed a smaller difference between conditions (2%-3%) as well as a gender difference: Men showed the effect (9.3% and 7.6%), but women did not (0.3% and -0.3%). The procedure used in those replications served as the basis for this multilab Registered Replication Repo..View full abstract
We thank the Association for Psychological Science and the Arnold Foundation, who provided funding to participating laboratories to defray the costs of running the study.