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Response to FiveThirtyEight’s Podcast about our paper, “Projecting confidence”

Do you remember the night of Nov 8, 2016? I was glued to election coverage and obsessively checking probabilistic forecasts, wondering whether Clinton might do so well that she’d win in places like my home state of Arizona. Although FiveThirtyEight had … Continue reading

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Replication of Study 2 in Bias in the Flesh: Skin Complexion and Stereotype Consistency in Political Campaigns

Replication of Study 2 in “Bias in the Flesh: Skin Complexion and Stereotype Consistency in Political Campaigns” This post presents a replication of Messing et al. (2016, study 2), which showed that exposure to darker images of Barack Obama increased stereotype … Continue reading

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Exposure to Ideologically Diverse News and Opinion, Future Research

Eytan Bakshy & Solomon Messing Earlier this month, we published an early access version of our paper in ScienceExpress (Bakshy et al. 2015), “Exposure to ideologically diverse news and opinion on Facebook.” The paper constitutes the first attempt to quantify … Continue reading

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