21st Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science
We investigated inadvertent plagiarism by inducing participants into a happy or sad mood before they generated items in a puzzle task. Compared to happy mood, participants induced into a sad mood made fewer memory errors in which they claimed a previously-generated idea to be new; confidence ratings in these errors, however, was higher.
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Amanda C. Gingerich. "The effect of emotional state on inadvertent plagiarism memory errors" 21st Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. San Francisco, CA.. May. 2009.