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Ivo Bischoff and Björn Frank
 
''Good news for experimenters: Subjects are hard to influence by instructorsʹ cues''
( 2011, Vol. 31 No.4 )
 
 
An important concern of experimenters is that instructorsʹ nonverbal cues might change subject behavior. We let a professional actor try to produce this bias on purpose, finding only weak evidence for an "instructor demand effect", and only for female subjects.
 
 
Keywords: Economic experiments, Methodology, Experimenter demand effects, Priming
JEL: C9 - Design of Experiments: General
B4 - Economic Methodology: General
 
Manuscript Received : Oct 29 2011 Manuscript Accepted : Nov 23 2011

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