Change and status quo in decisions with defaults: the effect of incidental emotions depends on the type of default

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Scheibehenne, Benjamin ; Von Helversen, Bettina ; Shevchenko, Yury (2014)
  • Publisher: Society for Judgment and Decision Making
  • Journal: volume 9, issue 3 May, pages 287-296 (issn: 1930-2975)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-135889
  • Subject: Institute of Psychology | Mood induction | Default bias | BF1-990 | Economics as a science | 150 Psychology | Status quo | Psychology | mood induction.NAKeywords | HB71-74 | default bias, incidental emotions, status quo, mood induction. | Incidental emotions
    • ddc: ddc:650
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders | behavioral disciplines and activities

Affective states can change how people react to measures aimed at influencing their decisions such as providing a default option. Previous research has shown that when defaults maintain the status quo positive mood increases reliance on the default and negat... View more
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