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**Original citation**. Fischer, P., Greitemeyer, T., & Frey, D. (2008). Self-regulation and selective exposure: The impact of depleted self-regulation resources on confirmatory information processing. *Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94*(3), 382-395. **Target of replication**. The finding we replicated is that reduced self-regulation resources are associated with increased biases in confirmatory information processing. The Authors demonstrated that the depletion of self-regulation resources impacts the search and the processing of standpoint-consistent information in a personnel decision case, even when confronted with an alternative explanation, i.e. the ego threat, with associated failure cognitions and negative emotions. **A priori replication criteria**. A successful replication would find that the confirmatory information processing tendencies of participants with reduced self-regulation resources are stronger than those of nondepleted and ego threatened participants. **Materials, Data, and Report**. Study materials can be found in the [materials component][1] of this project. Raw data and the analysis script can be found in the [dataset node][2]. The [full report][3] appears in the files section of this node. **Conclusions**. The present replication of Study 2 from Fischer et al. (2008) didn't replicate the original results. The overall effect was not significant, *F*(2, 137) = 1.99, *p* = .14, *η2* = .03. Planned contrasts revealed that the confirmatory information processing tendencies of participants with reduced self-regulation resources (contrast weight: 2; *M* = -.07, *DS* = .45) were not stronger than those of non depleted (contrast weight: -1; *M* = -.04, *DS* = .47) and ego threatened participants (contrast weight: -1; *M* = .13, *DS* = .64), *t*(137) = -1.24, *p* = .22. The lack of a manipulation check for the paradigm of the white bear does not allow us to test the effectiveness of our manipulation of self-regulation resources. **[Download the full report][4]** [1]: [2]: [3]: [4]:
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