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Dr Rebecca Weil


Correction of evident falsehood requires explicit negation (2019)
Journal Article
Weil, R., Schul, Y., & Mayo, R. (in press). Correction of evident falsehood requires explicit negation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000635

The danger of receiving false information is omnipresent, and people might be highly vigilant against being influenced by falsehoods. Yet, as research on misinformation reveals, people are often biased by false information, even when they know the va... Read More

At the boundaries of misattribution: does positivity influence judgments of familiarity in the affect misattribution procedure? (2017)
Journal Article
Weil, R., Palma, T. A. C., & Gawronski, B. (2017). At the boundaries of misattribution: does positivity influence judgments of familiarity in the affect misattribution procedure?. Experimental Psychology, 64(6), 369-386. https://doi.org/10.1027/1618-3169/a000379

Priming effects in the Affect Misattribution Procedure (AMP) have been explained by a misattribution of prime-related affect to neutral targets. However, the measure has been criticized for being susceptible to intentional use of prime features in ju... Read More

The role of recollection in evaluative conditioning (2014)
Journal Article
Halbeisen, G., Blask, K., Weil, R., & Walther, E. (2014). The role of recollection in evaluative conditioning. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 162-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2014.07.005

Attitudes are a core construct of social psychology, and research showed that attitudes can be acquired by merely pairing neutral stimuli with other liked or disliked stimuli (i.e., evaluative conditioning, EC). In this research we address the role o... Read More