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dc.contributor.authorBelchev, Zorry
dc.contributor.authorBodner, Glen E
dc.contributor.authorFawcett, Jonathan M
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-04T04:54:40Z
dc.date.available2018-10-04T04:54:40Z
dc.date.issued2018-04-19
dc.identifier.citationBelchev, Z., Bodner, G.E., Fawcett, J.M., (2018). Inducing preference reversals in aesthetic choices for paintings: Introducing the contrast paradigm. PLoS ONE 13(4): e0196246.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1932-6203
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/38360
dc.descriptionThis is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.en_US
dc.description.abstractUnderstanding what leads people to reverse their choices is important in many domains. We introduce a contrast paradigm for studying reversals in choices - here between pairs of abstract paintings - implemented in both within-subject (Experiment 1; N = 320) and between- subject (Experiment 2; N = 384) designs. On each trial, participants chose between a pair of paintings. A critical pair of average-beauty paintings was presented before and after either a reversal or control block. In the reversal block, we made efforts to bias preference away from the chosen average-beauty painting (by pairing it with more-beautiful paintings) and toward the non-chosen average-beauty painting (by pairing it with less-beautiful paintings). Meta-analysis revealed more reversals after reversal blocks than after control blocks, though only when the biasing manipulations succeeded. A second meta-analysis revealed that reversals were generally more likely for participants who later misidentified their initial choice, demonstrating that memory for initial choices influences later choices. Thus, the contrast paradigm has utility both for inducing choice reversals and identifying their causes.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipThis research was supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada through Discovery Grant RGPIN 238599-2015 to GEB.en_US
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dc.publisherPublic Library of Scienceen_US
dc.rights© 2018 Belchev et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.en_US
dc.titleInducing preference reversals in aesthetic choices for paintings: Introducing the contrast paradigmen_US
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0196246en_US
dc.rights.holder© 2018 Belchev et al.en_US
dc.rights.licenseCC-BY
local.contributor.authorOrcidLookupBodner, Glen E: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7837-4879en_US


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