Melvin J. Lerner's scientific contributions

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1. The Belief in a Just World.- 2. The First Experiment: The Effect of Fortuitous Reward.- 3. The Second Experiment: Observers' Reactions to the "Innocent Victim".- 4. The Third Experiment: The Martyred and Innocent Victims.- 5. Three Experiments That Assess the Effects of Sex and Educational Background of Observers, Experimenter and Observer Influ...

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... Third, because we collected data in South Korea, we caution against generalizing the results of this study to other cultures. Our findings of the interaction pattern between PCT and gender in BJW-self might rely on the national cultural context of South Korea, as cultural context might affect BJW (Bertrams, 2021;Lerner, 1980). Given that the cultural context of the United States values freedom, with a higher tolerance for deviance and the perception that norm conformity is undesirable and weak (Kim & Markus, 1999), future researchers could extend our results by examining Springer Nature journal content, brought to you courtesy of Springer Nature Customer Service Center GmbH ("Springer Nature"). ...