MOC: Motivation and Overconfidence (Unmasked)

  1. Uriel Haran

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Description: This empirical research project seeks to test the degree to which motivations affect overconfidence, using experimental manipulations of motivation.


UNMASKED Abstract: Are overconfident beliefs driven by the motivation to view oneself positively? We present six experimental tests. They reveal that motivation can affect overconfidence, but only under limited conditions. We observe motivational effects on self-reports of vague personality traits using vague measures (Experiment 1), but introducing some specificity and clarity to the standard...


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