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Contextual positivity-familiarity effects are unaffected by known moderators of misattribution (2020)
Journal Article
Weil, R., Palma, T. A., & Gawronski, B. (in press). Contextual positivity-familiarity effects are unaffected by known moderators of misattribution. Cognition and Emotion, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2020.1858029

The positivity-familiarity effect refers to the phenomenon that positive affect increases the likelihood that people judge a stimulus as familiar. Drawing on the assumption that positivity-familiarity effects result from a common misattribution mecha... Read More about Contextual positivity-familiarity effects are unaffected by known moderators of misattribution.

When does contextual positivity influence judgments of familiarity? Investigating moderators of the positivity-familiarity effect (2020)
Journal Article
Weil, R., Palma, T., & Gawronski, B. (2020). When does contextual positivity influence judgments of familiarity? Investigating moderators of the positivity-familiarity effect. Social cognition : the official journal of the International Social Cognition Network, 38(2), 119-145. https://doi.org/10.1521/soco.2020.38.2.119

The positivity-familiarity effect suggests that people use positive affect as a cue to answer the question of whether they have encountered a stimulus before. Five experiments investigated this effect under various conditions. Positivity-familiarity... Read More about When does contextual positivity influence judgments of familiarity? Investigating moderators of the positivity-familiarity effect.