Presenting a single person who will benefit from the charitable donation; rather than presenting a larger group, a vague on identifiable beneficiary, or presenting statistics

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Category: Info/communications

Sub-category: Bias

Relevant theories: Identifiable victims bias, Dual systems: hot/cold, Scope insensitivity

Type of evidence: Correlational-observational, Hypothetical/intentional experiment, Causal-observational (IV etc)

Evidence strength (ad hoc assessment): 8

Main findings

Portray an individual (child) raises more than conveying the total number affected. It also raises more than portraying multiple individuals.

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Often relevant

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Contributors David Reinstein

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