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Fast and frugal heuristics : theory, tests, and applications

Author: Gerd Gigerenzer
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerd Gigerenzer
ISBN: 9780199744282 0199744289
OCLC Number: 698580865
Description: 1 v.
Contents: IntroductionList of ContributorsAppetizer1. Homo heuristicus: Why Biased Minds Make Better Inferences.Gerd Gigerenzer, and Henry BrightonPart I: TheoryOpening the adaptive toolbox2. Reasoning the Fast and Frugal Way: Models of Bounded Rationality.Gerd Gigerenzer, and Daniel G. Goldstein3. Models of Ecological Rationality: The Recognition Heuristic.Daniel Goldstein and Gerd Gigerenzer4. How Forgetting Aids Heuristic Inference.Lael J. Schooler and R. Hertwig5. Simple Heuristics and Rules of Thumb: Where Psychologists and Behavioral Biologists Might Meet. John M.C. Hutchinson and Gerd Gigerenzer 6. Naive and Yet Enlightened: From Natural Frequencies to Fast and Frugal Decision Trees.Laura Martignon, Oliver Vitouch, Masinori Takezawa, and Malcolm R. Forster7. The Priority Heuristic: Making Choices without Trade-Offs.Eduard Brandstatter, Gerd Gigerenzer, and Ralph Hertwig8. One-Reason Decision making: Modeling Violations of Expected Utility Theory.Konstantinos V. Katsikopoulos and Gerd Gigerenzer9. The Similarity Heuristic.Daniel Read and Yael Grushka-Cockayne10. Hindsight Bias: A By-Product of Knowledge Updating?Ulrich Hoffrage, Ralph Hertwig, and Gerd GigerenzerHow are heuristics selected?11. SSL: A Theory of How People Learn to Select Strategies.Jorg Rieskamp and Philipp E. OttoPart II: TestsWhen do heuristics work?12. Fast, Frugal, and Fit: Simple Heuristics for Paired Comparison.Laura Martignon and Ulrich Hoffrage13. Heuristic and Linear Lodels of Judgment: Matching Rules and Environments.Robin M. Hogarth and Natalia Karelaia14. Categorization with Limited Resources: A Family of Simple Heuristics.Laura Martignon, Konstantinos V. Katsikopoulo, and Jan K. Woike15. A Signal Detection Analysis of the Recognition Heuristic.Timothy J. Pleskac16. The Relative Success of Recognition-Based Iinference in Multichoice Decisions.Rachel McCloy, C. Philip Beaman, and Philip T. SmithWhen do people rely on one good reason?17. The Quest for Take-the-Best.Arndt Broeder18. Empirical Tests of a Fast and Frugal Heuristic: Not Everyone
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