In Search of Prototypes and Feminist Bank-Tellers: Exploring the Representativeness Heuristic

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Nilsson, Håkan (2008)
  • Publisher: Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis
  • Subject: Psychology | Cognitive psychology | Subjective probability | Representativeness heuristic | PROBEX | Category learning | Cognitive modeling | Conjunction fallacy | Psykologi

According to the heuristics and biases approach, the representativeness heuristic (RH) is one of the heuristics available for assessing subjective probabilities (A. Tversky & D. Kahneman, 1974). A subjective probability assessed by the RH is determined by how repres... View more
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