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| Published: October 29, 2018

Short-Positive Informative Texts Are Ineffective to Change Attitudes

Şenyurt Ahmet Yasin

Asst. Prof., Department of Psychology, Balıkesir Üniversitesi, Balıkesir Turkey Google Scholar More about the auther

, Coşkun, Hamit

Prof. Dr., Department of Psychology, Abant İzzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.024/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.024

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Attitude change is one of the main topics in the history of social psychology. Several factors such as authority, persuasiveness, personality traits, and a variety of arguments, determine whether persuasion attempt will be successful or not. In this study the effects of different information styles on negative attitudes toward an ethnic group were investigated. The effects of information on both implicit and explicit attitudes were measured. Results showed that short informative passages did not affect negative implicit and explicit attitudes.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.024/20180604

10.25215/0604.024

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 4, October-December, 2018