Contextual influences on noisy perceptions

Last registered on April 15, 2021

Pre-Trial

Trial Information

General Information

Title
Contextual influences on noisy perceptions
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0007556
Initial registration date
April 15, 2021

Initial registration date is when the trial was registered.

It corresponds to when the registration was submitted to the Registry to be reviewed for publication.

First published
April 15, 2021, 6:15 AM EDT

First published corresponds to when the trial was first made public on the Registry after being reviewed.

Locations

Region

Primary Investigator

Affiliation
Universtiy of Zurich

Other Primary Investigator(s)

Additional Trial Information

Status
In development
Start date
2021-02-09
End date
2021-06-30
Secondary IDs
Abstract
The study investigates how contexts affect people's perceptions.
External Link(s)

Registration Citation

Citation
Wu, Keyu. 2021. "Contextual influences on noisy perceptions." AEA RCT Registry. April 15. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.7556
Experimental Details

Interventions

Intervention(s)
Intervention Start Date
2021-03-29
Intervention End Date
2021-06-30

Primary Outcomes

Primary Outcomes (end points)
People's decisions towards the target stimuli after experiencing the context.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)

Secondary Outcomes

Secondary Outcomes (end points)
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)

Experimental Design

Experimental Design
Manipulated are various properties of the context and the target stimuli to see how they affect contextual influences on perceptions of the target.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
computerized randomization into treatment
a public lottery for uncertainty resolution in the experiment
Randomization Unit
individual
Was the treatment clustered?
No

Experiment Characteristics

Sample size: planned number of clusters
n/a
Sample size: planned number of observations
500-600 individuals
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
around 90 individuals per treatment
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
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Post-Trial

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Intervention

Is the intervention completed?
No
Data Collection Complete
Data Publication

Data Publication

Is public data available?
No

Program Files

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