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Authors:

  • Jeanette Akuamoah, Northwestern Univ.
  • Katherine Damme, Northwestern Univ.
  • Nicholas Kelley, Northwestern Univ.
The idea that individuals are more easily persuaded by neuroscientific explanations for behavior has yielded mixed support, due in part to a lack of consideration of contextual factors like self-relevance. The current study found that brain imaging results enhance judgments of scientific reasoning. The presence of self-relevant information did not enhance this effect.
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