Reply to Frederick et al.: Anchoring effects on energy perceptions

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Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the Francois Fiessinger Scholarship (to S.Z.A.), National Science Foundation Grants DUE-0442618 and SES-0345840, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, and the Earth Institute.

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February 22, 2011
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Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the Francois Fiessinger Scholarship (to S.Z.A.), National Science Foundation Grants DUE-0442618 and SES-0345840, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, and the Earth Institute.

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Shahzeen Z. Attari1 [email protected]
The Earth Institute and Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027;
Michael L. DeKay
Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210;
Cliff I. Davidson
Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244; and
Wändi Bruine de Bruin
Departments of Engineering and Public Policy and Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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To whom correspondence should be addressed: E-mail: [email protected].
Author contributions: S.Z.A., M.L.D., C.I.D., and W.B.d.B. wrote the paper.

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The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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