NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Back to results
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
ERIC Number: EJ304964
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Use of Statistical Heuristics in Everyday Inductive Reasoning.
Nisbett, Richard E.; And Others
Psychological Review, v90 n4 p339-63 Oct 1983
In everyday reasoning, people use statistical heuristics (judgmental tools that are rough intuitive equivalents of statistical principles). Use of statistical heuristics is more likely when (1) sampling is clear, (2) the role of chance is clear, (3) statistical reasoning is normative for the event, or (4) the subject has had training in statistics. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A