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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

Perspectives on Psychological Science | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

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 In two unpublished replications of this study designed to verify the appropriate testing procedures, Dijksterhuis, van Knippenberg, and Holland observed a smaller difference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..

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Funding Acknowledgements

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.