publication . Master thesis . 2004

Additive Integration of Information in Multiple-Cue Judgment

Karlsson, Linnea;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Psykologi
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
This thesis investigates adaptive shifts between different cognitive processes in multiple-cue judgment tasks. At least two qualitatively and quantitatively different cognitive strategies can be identified: one process in which abstraction and integration of cue-criterion relations form the basis for the judgment (Einhorn, Kleinmutz & Kleinmutz, 1979) and one which is based onsimilarity comparisons between a probe and similar exemplars stored in memory (Medin & Schaffer, 1978; Nosofsky, 1984; Nosofsky & Johanssen, 2000). Within the framework of a proposed model of judgment, Σ, these processes are regarded as complementary means to deal with a propose...
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free text keywords: Psychology, Psykologi
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