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Political diversity versus stimuli diversity: Alternative ways to improve social psychological science

  • Thomas Kessler (a1), Jutta Proch (a1), Stefanie Hechler (a1) and Larissa A. Nägler (a1)


Instead of enhancing diversity in research groups, we suggest that in order to reduce biases in social psychological research a more basic formulation and systematic testing of theories is required. Following the important but often neglected ecological research approach would lead to systematic variation of stimuli and sometimes representative sampling of stimuli for specific environments.



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