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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
Last updated
April 15, 2021 6:15 AM EDT
Location(s)

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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.7556-1.0.
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
Not available
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)
Supporting Documents and Materials

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IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
IRB Approval Date
IRB Approval Number