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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1036440
Description: Base-rate neglect refers to the tendency for people to underweight base-rate probabilities in favor of diagnostic information. It is commonly held that base-rate neglect occurs because effortful (Type ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066373
Description: Under the suppositional account of conditionals, when people think about a conditional assertion, "if p then q," they engage in a mental simulation in which they imagine p holds and evaluate the proba ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066571
Description: Informal reasoning typically draws on a wider range of inferential behaviour than is measured by traditional inference tasks. In this paper, we developed several tasks to study informal reasoning with ... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066514
Description: According to mental models theory, a key aspect of deductive reasoning is the production of alternative models that can falsify provisional conclusions. In the present paper, the possibility is invest ... More
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Date: 2000
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066255
Description: Three experiments examined people's ability to incorporate base rate information when judging posterior probabilities. Specifically, we tested the (Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (1996). Are humans good in ... More
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