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ERIC Number: EJ199042
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
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Judged Frequency of Lethal Events.
Lichtenstein, Sarah; And Others
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory, v4 n6 p551-78 Nov 1978
College student and adult subjects were studied in five experimental formats to gauge how well people can estimate the frequency of death from specific causes. Subjects tended to overestimate the rate of rare causes, underestimate likely causes, and be influenced by drama or vividness. (Author/SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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