Variable Details:

Source:

Wegener, Duane T., Jason K. Clark, and Richard E. Petty (2006), "Not All Stereotyping Is Created Equal: Differential Consequences of Thoughtful Versus Nonthoughtful Stereotyping", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 42-59.
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Variable



Definition:

  • Individual differences in the extent to which people don’t enjoy effortful cognitive activities.


Item(s):

  • Thinking is not my idea of fun.


Citations:

  • Cacioppo, J. T., R. E. Petty, and C. F. Kao (1984), "The Efficient Assessment of Need for Cognition.", Journal of Personality Assessment, 48, 306–307. [Endnote]
  • Cacioppo, J. T., and R. E. Petty (1982), "The need for cognition.", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 42, 116–131. [Endnote]