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Effects of prior impressions, time pressure, cognitive complexity, and cognitive ability on information gathering and decision making strategies
Using a computerized information display board, subjects gathered information regarding applicants and subsequently evaluated the applicants. Results showed that subjects with prior impressions operated under a confirmatory ...
The Generalizability of Knowledge as Measured by a Single-Response Situational Judgment Test Across Domains
The current investigation examined the consistency of two different types of procedural knowledge as measured by a single-response Situational Judgment Test (SJT) across three different professions, including those of a ...
Are four heads better than one? Comparing groups and individuals on behavioral rating accuracy
The main objective of this research was to determine whether differences between group and individual accuracy on behavioral rating tasks are due to differences in memory sensitivity or to systematic differences in the ...
The effects of manifest ethnic identification on applicant discrimination
In this field experiment, Black, Hispanic, Arab, Asian, and Irish individuals applied for retail jobs with or without visible display of their ethnic identification. Applicants followed a standardized script in which they ...