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The psychology of judgment and decision making

Author: Scott Plous
Publisher: New York Mcgraw-Hill Higher Education 2007
Series: McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Highlighting the role of psychological experimentation, this title is an introduction to the field. This title features Reader Survey which readers are to complete before beginning the book.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Plous
ISBN: 0070504776 9780070504776
OCLC Number: 254982892
Notes: Rreferences p. 264-292
Description: 302 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: SECTION ONE: PERCEPTION, MEMORY, AND CONTEXTCHAPTER 1: Selective PerceptionCHAPTER 2: Cognitive DissonanceCHAPTER 3: Memory and Hindsight BiasesCHAPTER 4: Context DependenceSECTION TWO: HOW QUESTIONS AFFECT ANSWERSCHAPTER 5: PlasticityCHAPTER 6: The Effects of Question Wording and FramingSECTION THREE: MODELS OF DECISION MAKINGCHAPTER 7: Expected Utility TheoryCHAPTER 8: Paradoxes in RationalityCHAPTER 9: Descriptive Models of Decision MakingSECTION FOUR: HEURISTICS AND BIASESCHAPTER 10: The Representativeness HeuristicCHAPTER 11: The Availability HeuristicCHAPTER 12: Probability and RiskCHAPTER 13: Anchoring and AdjustmentCHAPTER 14: The Perception of RandomnestCHAPTER 15: Correlation, Causation, and ControlCHAPTER 16: Attribution TheorySECTION FIVE: THE SOCIAL SIDE OF JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKINGCHAPTER 17: Social InfluencesCHAPTER 18: Group Judgments and DecisionsSECTION SIX: COMMON TRAPSCHAPTER 19: OverconfidenceCHAPTER 20: Self-Fulfilling PropheciesCHAPTER 21: Behavioral TrapsAFTERWORD: Taking a Step Back
Series Title: McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology
Responsibility: Scott Plous


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"Contains a wonderful selection of the classic studies on psychology." Journal of Marketing 19940701

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