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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1189741
Description: It has been proposed that deluded and delusion-prone individuals gather less evidence before forming beliefs than those who are not deluded or delusion-prone. The primary source of evidence for this " ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1052875
Description: It has been claimed that delusional and delusion-prone individuals have a tendency to gather less data before forming beliefs. Most of the evidence for this "jumping to conclusions" (JTC) bias comes f ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/134494
Description: Delusional beliefs are seen in association with a number of neuropathological conditions, including schizophrenia, dementia, and traumatic brain injury. A key distinction exists between polythematic d ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/83878
Description: 21 page(s)
Date: 2008
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/71911
Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 170200 Cognitive Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1123378
Description: INTRODUCTION: The present study was designed to replicate and extend the findings of Bentall and Swarbrick (2003). It was hypothesised that patients with a history of persecutory delusions would displ ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21028
Description: The impact of our desires and preferences upon our ordinary, everyday beliefs is well-documented [Gilovich, T. (1991). "How we know what isn’t so: The fallibility of human reason in everyday life." Ne ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 170200 Cognitive Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1123295
Description: INTRODUCTION: Bentall and colleagues (Bentall & Kaney, 1996; Kinderman & Bentall, 1996, 1997) claim that persecutory delusions are constructed defensively, for the maintenance of self-esteem. A centra ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/10621
Description: Need for closure refers to a motivated need for certainty. Jumping-to-conclusions bias refers to the gathering of minimal data when making overconfident probabilistic judgments. Both constructs have b ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/10384
Description: We report the development and evaluation of a brief questionnaire measure of persecutory ideation, the Persecutory Ideation Questionnaire (PIQ). Our approach was theoretically driven in that the PIQ w ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 170200 Cognitive Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1116177
Description: Two different modes of theorising about delusions are explored. On the one hand is the motivational approach, which regards delusions as serving a defensive, palliative, even potentially adaptive func ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1245514
Description: Humans are agents that want and like, and the impact of our desires and preferences upon our ordinary, everyday beliefs is well-documented (Gilovich, 1991). The influence of such motivational factors ... More
Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 170200 Cognitive Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1151259
Description: 13 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
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