Maximizers versus satisficers

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Andrew M. Parker; Wandi Bruine de Bruin; Baruch Fischhoff;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Society for Judgment and Decision Making
  • Journal: Judgment and Decision Making (issn: 1930-2975)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: maximizing | satisficing | decision making | competence | decision style. | Psychology | BF1-990 | Economics as a science | HB71-74

Our previous research suggests that people reporting a stronger desire to maximize obtain worse life outcomes (Bruine de Bruin et al., 2007). Here, we examine whether this finding may be explained by the decision-making styles of self-reported maximizers. Expanding on S... View more
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