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The usability of electronic voting machines and how votes can be changed without detection
The problems in the 2000 election in Florida focused national attention on the need for usable voting systems. As a result, the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 provided funding for updating voting equipment and many ...
Differential impact of causal and statistical evidence in counteracting belief perseverance: Changing prior beliefs about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Research on belief perseverance--the finding that people cling to initial beliefs to an unwarranted extent--has demonstrated that a belief persists to the extent that there are more explanations available to the believer ...
"But it doesn't mean anything, it's just a cartoon": Cartoons as primes for stereotypes of women in the workplace
This study looked at the influence of cartoons as primes for stereotypes about women in the workplace. Three sets of cartoons (neutral animal, non-agentic women, and feminists) were used and subjects were exposed to just ...