ERIC Number: EJ445088
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Disruption of the Representativeness Heuristic: Can We Be Perturbed into Using the Correct Probabilistic Reasoning?
Cox, Caryl; Mouw, John T.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v23 n2 p163-78 Apr 1992
The explicit, experimental introduction of a series of logical inconsistencies is described and recommended as a means of disrupting the faulty logic and, thereby, enhancing the use of more appropriate probabilistic reasoning by graduate students enrolled in an introductory inferential statistics course. (14 references) (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
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Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
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