Maximizers versus satisficers: Decision-making styles, competence, and outcomes

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Andrew M. Parker; Wändi Bruine de Bruin; Baruch Fischhoff;
  • Journal: Judgment and Decision Making,volume 2,issue December,pages342-350
  • Subject: maximizing, satisficing, decision making, competence, decision style.

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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