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Does mood influence the realism of confidence judgments?

Allwood, Carl Martin LU ; Granhag, Pär Anders and Jonsson, Anna-Carin LU (2002) In Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 43(3). p.253-260
Abstract
In this study we investigated how mood influences the degree of realism in participants’ confidence judgments (based on an episodic memory task). Using music and film in combination, we successfully induced half of the participants into an elated mood, but failed to induce a sad mood in the other half. Contrary to our prediction, our data indicated that there was no difference in the realism of the confidence between the conditions. When relating this result to previous research our conclusion is that there is no, or very little, influence of mood of moderate intensity on the realism of confidence judgments.
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episodic knowledge, elated mood, realism, confidence judgments, mood
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Scandinavian Journal of Psychology
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43
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3
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253 - 260
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Wiley-Blackwell
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  • WOS:000177146600007
  • PMID:12184480
  • Scopus:0036631976
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1467-9450
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10.1111/1467-9450.00293
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English
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  author       = {Allwood, Carl Martin and Granhag, Pär Anders and Jonsson, Anna-Carin},
  issn         = {1467-9450},
  keyword      = {episodic knowledge,elated mood,realism,confidence judgments,mood},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {253--260},
  publisher    = {Wiley-Blackwell},
  series       = {Scandinavian Journal of Psychology},
  title        = {Does mood influence the realism of confidence judgments?},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9450.00293},
  volume       = {43},
  year         = {2002},
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