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ERIC Number: EJ156477
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Some Apparent Violations of the Representativeness Heuristic in Human Judgment
Olson, Chester L.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2, 4, 599-608, Nov 76
In three experiments involving situations previously called upon in support of representativeness theory, questionnaire responses from 265 university students demonstrated systematic biases that deviated sharply from the obvious predictions of the theory. The implications for representativeness theory are discussed. (Editor/RK)
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