Subliminal Messaging: True? False?
Read Chapter 3 in your textbook.
Myers, D.G., & Twenge, J.M. (2012). Social Psychology (11th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education. (ISBN: 978-0-07-803529-6)
Is subliminal messaging a myth? Yes or No? You will be picking one of the arguments, either “Yes, it is a myth” or “No, it is not a myth”. You will read the argument that supports your belief and then answer the following questions below.
If you think:
“Yes, it IS a myth” read this. https://skepticalinquirer.org/1992/04/the_cargo_cult_science_of_subliminal_persuasion/
If you think, “No, it is NOT a myth” read this. https://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/nicholas.epley/Epleyetal1999.pdf
Is priming a myth? Give 3 succinct points from the article you read that proves this.
What potential impact does the outcome of your belief have on our behavior? Actions? Decisions?
Do you think subliminal messaging can be used for helpful/ethical reasons? Or do you think it is always unethical to use subliminal messaging as a way to influence another person?
Bring in two outside sources and cite them both using APA style. Your textbook can be used as one of the sources.
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