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Bibb Latane Studies in Social ComparisonIntroduction and Overview
Ladd Wheeler Motivation as a Determinant of Upward Comparison
Dorothy A Thornton and A John Arrowood SelfEvaluation Self
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ability evaluation Abnormal and Social accurate analysis of variance anxiety reduction assumed similarity Average subjects behavior Bibb Latane birth order comparison choice comparison persons Concurrer confederate correct group corrected for continuity correlation criterion test desire to affiliate difference effect electric shock Elliot Aronson emotional estimate experiment EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY fear rating Festinger first-borns Hakmiller High-Fear group High-Threat subjects High-Uncertainty group Human Relations hypothesis incorrect indicated individual correctness influence interaction interpersonal attraction Journal of Abnormal Journal of Experimental Latane less Low-Threat manipulation MMPI motivation NEG condition nervous Nonaverage subjects opinion discrepancy parison performance predicted preferred present question questionnaire rank order reactions reduction drive reported scale Schachter score shared shock condition sign test significantly situation social comparison processes social comparison theory SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY SUPPLEMENT stable stress subjects chose subjects in Exp Superior subjects Table threat tion trait trials University of Minnesota unshared condition variable waiting partner Wheeler