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Priming: Stimulus A influences perception/processing of stimulus B. E.g. you walk past an Italian restaurant and smell pizza. When you enter the supermarket and consider what you want to make for dinner, you might be more strongly inclined to bake a pizza, then when you hadn't smelled the delectable pizza from the restaurant. Anchoring: The first ...


I think there is a significant confound in your experimental design: The anchored subjects only make 1 estimate whereas the "no anchor" subjects make 2 estimates. Note that on the first estimate the anchored subjects were much closer to the anchor than the non anchored ones, which is entirely consistent with Tversky's heuristic. Also, "In all cases, Jelly ...

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