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Does this "desirable" mean "to be most preferred" or "to be wanted"? Maybe both.
40)In one study, subjects listened to four music records and then were asked to rate how much they liked each one. As a reward for participating in the study, they were told that they could have the record of their choice when they made additional ratings on a second occasion. When the subjects returned for the second session, they were told that one of the four records would not be available. The excluded record varied from subject to subject. It was always the record ranked third best by that individual in the first set of ratings. The subjects listened to the four records again and
made their second set of ratings. The researcher found that the ratings of the excluded records increased significantly. In other words, the record that a subject could not have became all the more desirable.
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