Does Being Wealthy Distort Perceptions of Wealth Inequality?

Original article: Dawtry, R. J., Sutton, R. M., & Sibley, C. G. (2015). Why wealthier people think people are wealthier, and why it matters: From social sampling to attitudes to redistribution. Psychological Science, 26, 1389-1400.


  1. Recode and compute new variables
  2. Calculate means and standard deviations
  3. Conduct bivariate correlations
  4. Generate a correlation matrix of the results

Do Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases Influence Voting Behavior?

Original article: Beall, A. T., Hofer, M. K., & Shaller, M. (2016). Infections and elections: Did an Ebola outbreak influencethe 2014 U.S. federal elections (and if so, how)? Psychological Science, 27, 595-605.


  1. Conduct bivariate correlations
  2. Restrict analyses to only certain cases
  3. Generate a correlation matrix of the results