ERIC Number: EJ586944
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Intuitive Theories of Information: Beliefs about the Value of Redundancy.
Soll, Jack B.
Cognitive Psychology, v38 n2 p317-46 Mar 1999
Two experiments involving 459 college students show that the preference for redundancy depends on one's intuitive theory of information. Identifies the Error Tradeoff Model as the most common intuitive theory and describes alternative theories favored by some participants. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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