Priming: On the Other Side of the Mirror: Priming in Cognitive and Social Psychology

In this experiment authors investigate, describe and contrast the main point on priming effects in cognitive and social psychology. While Social Psychologists assume priming must occur subliminally in order to work because of its automaticity, Cognitive psychologists simply focus their interest in exploring how priming works with or without awareness. The authors also identify three important sources between the fields, which are: Replicability, awareness, and the nature of the underlying process and propose resolutions to the conflicts between Cognitive

Doyen, S., Klein, O., Simons, D. J., & Cleeremans, A. (2014). On the Other Side of the Mirror:       Priming in Cognitive and Social Psychology. Social Cognition, Volume 32, 12-32.

– Isbely Cabral 🙂

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