The golden section: A conventional ideal?

Edward Pomeroy1, John G. Benjafield1, Chris Rowntree1, Joanne Kuiack1
1Brock University, Canada
Cite this article:  Pomeroy, E., Benjafield, J. G., Rowntree, C., & Kuiack, J. (1981). The golden section: A conventional ideal? Social Behavior and Personality: An international journal, 9(2), 231-234.

Volume 9 Issue 2 | e342 | Published: August 1981 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2224/sbp.1981.9.2.231

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The observation that subjects conserve the golden section in an interpersonal judgment task calling for the employment of a broad range of judgment outcomes implies a compensation model of interpersonal judgment. Benjafield and Pomeroy (1978) suggest that the GS serves as an ideal around which such judgments are organized. This hypothesis is tested in two experiments, both of which indicate that subjects conserve the golden section by excluding from consideration extreme trials which would demand extensive compensatory judgments. Results are discussed in term of our seemingly natural predilection for moderate judgments.
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