I'm just curious if authority influence, even if a little, carries over to areas in which the authority is not an expert. Like a doctor giving advice about fashion or best kind of car to buy, etc. Thanks.

  • $\begingroup$ Don't celebrities give advice on everything? So, yeah, it probably works to some extent. $\endgroup$ – SX welcomes ageist gossip Apr 17 '18 at 5:33
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    $\begingroup$ Somewhat related to the halo effect cognitive bias. You could potentially find some related studies there and answer your own question when you deem them relevant. $\endgroup$ – Steven Jeuris Apr 17 '18 at 9:07

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