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Cognition and Chance

The Psychology of Probabilistic Reasoning

by Raymond S. Nickerson

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reasoning,
  • Probability & Statistics - General,
  • Psychology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Statistics,
  • Methodology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7938158M
    ISBN 100805848991
    ISBN 109780805848991

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Nickerson investigates such questions as how good individuals are at thinking probabilistically and how consistent their reasoning under uncertainty is with principles of mathematical statistics and probability theory.

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Nickerson. He is the author of several books, the more recent of which are Looking Ahead: Human Factors Challenges in a Changing World (), Psychology and Environmental Change (), and Cognition and Chance: The Psychology of Probabilistic Reasoning ().

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: An overview of the information needed to make educated assumptions about the statistical or probabilistic characteristics of a situation, this text shows how to make intelligent assessments of risk, enhance decision making under uncertainty, facilitate the understanding of statistical information and critically evaluate.

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BibTeX @MISC{Nickerson_statisticsand, author = {Raymond S. Nickerson and Dr. Howard Wainer and Dr. Julie Downs and Dr. Jonathan Baron and Dr. Michael J. Wenger}, title = {Statistics and Probability COGNITION AND CHANCE The Psychology of Probabilistic Reasoning}, year = {}}. I feel like it should have been two books (one on probability and one on cognitive biases).

Instead of each chapter being around 50 pages, that could have been better organized. For example chapter 9 contained a section on "Conditional Probabilities" which was surprising since there was a whole long chapter (4) on Bayesian thinking/5.

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