, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 80-82
Date: 05 Nov 2013

Effects of positive and negative requests on compliance following transgression


Fifty Ss were assigned randomly to four cells of a 2 by 2 factorial design. Half the Ss were induced to transgress by cheating on a multiple-choice psychology test, while half the Ss did not transgress. Following the transgression manipulation, 28 of the Ss from each of the above conditions were asked to circulate a petition

This research was partially supported by a National Science Foundation Institutional Allowance to Mississippi State University. This paper is sponsored by Jeff S. Topping, who takes editorial responsibility for its contents.