Variable Details:

Source:

Avramova, Yana R., and Diederik A. Stapel (2008), "Moods as Spotlights: The Influence of Mood on Accessibility Effects", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 542-554.
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Definition:

  • Participants received a story about a young female artist that described a number of fortunate events culminating in her receiving a scholarship to study art (positive mood condition), or who was overcome by a rare, disabling illness at the end of her freshman year in college (negative mood condition), or described how she decided which college to attend (neutral mood condition).


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