Critical evaluation of psychological paper
Jones, E. E. & Sigall, H. (1971). The bogus pipeline: a new paradigm for measuring affect and attitude. Psychological Bulletin, 76, 349-64.
This work critically evaluates the paper by Jones and Sigall (1971) in which the author’s build a case for favoring the unique value of deception for measuring abstract phenomenon like attitudes and behaviors, particularly in the context of socially contentious issues. The rationale for the study is drawn from the inherent weaknesses of rating-scale measures in capturing potentially conflicting social situations or circumstances which tend to be biased. (Roese and Jamieson, 1993) The authors have undertaken a Continue reading...