Time Pressure and Information Integration in Social Judgment

The Effect of Need for Structure
  • Martin F. Kaplan
  • L. Tatiana Wanshula
  • Mark P. Zanna


Contributions to this volume report accumulated knowledge and theory with respect to the effects of time pressure on judgment. This chapter deals particularly with social judgments, that is, our judgments and evaluations of other people. We also introduce an individual difference variable in the study of time pressure, and embed the effects of pressure in a general framework of social judgment formation.


Time Pressure Target Person Target Information Social Judgment Initial Impression 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin F. Kaplan
    • 1
  • L. Tatiana Wanshula
    • 1
  • Mark P. Zanna
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyNorthern Illinois UniversityDe KalbUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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