- Predicting persons' versus a person's goodness: behavioral forecasts diverge for individuals versus populationsClayton R Critcher
Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 104:28-44. 2013..Individuals were forecast as more likely than populations to perform behaviors that emerge primarily because of an individual-level force-a person's will-but not behaviors that are encouraged by social norms...
- Inferring attitudes from mindwanderingClayton R Critcher
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:1255-66. 2010..Participants appeared to rely spontaneously on the content of their wandering minds as a cue to their attitudes, but not when an alternative cause for their mindwandering was made salient...
- When self-affirmations reduce defensiveness: timing is keyClayton R Critcher
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, Department of Marketing, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:947-59. 2010..This explains why some affirmations positioned after threats are effective in reducing defensiveness. Implications for self-affirmation theory are discussed...