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Human inference : strategies and shortcomings of social judgment

Author: Richard E Nisbett; Lee Ross
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, Inc., [1980] ©1980
Series: Century psychology series (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Judgment
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nisbett, Richard E.
Human inference.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1980
(OCoLC)571245126
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Nisbett; Lee Ross
ISBN: 0134451309 9780134451305 0134450736 9780134450735
OCLC Number: 5411525
Description: xvi, 334 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Intuitive Strategies of Inference. An Introduction to the Intuitive Scientist --
Judgmental Heuristics and Knowledge Structures --
Assigning Weights to Data: The "Vividness Criterion" --
Inferential Tasks: Normative Principles and Lay Practice. Characterizing the Datum, Sample, and Population --
Assessment of Covariation --
Casual Analysis --
Prediction --
Theory Maintenance and Theory Change --
Inferential Errors: Their Causes, Consequences, and Cures. The Lay Scientist Self-Examined --
Psychodynamics Versus Psychologic --
Assessing the Damage --
Improving Human Inference: Possibilities and Limitations.
Series Title: Century psychology series (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.)
Responsibility: Richard Nisbett, Lee Ross.

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