BIAS OF THE WEEK

Mere exposure Effect

An unknown student wore a binbag to class every day; Only the professor knew who they were. 

The other students’ attitude toward them went from hostile to friendly just through exposure.

We tend to have a preference for things just because we are familiar with them

See the full study here :

Zajonc, R. B. (1968). Attitudinal effects of mere exposure. Journal of personality and social psychology9(2p2), 1.https://doi.org/10.1037/h0025848

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