The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Decision Making from a Cognitive Perspective v.32

The Psychology of Learning and Motivation: Decision Making from a Cognitive Perspective v.32 : Advances in Research and Theory

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The Psychology of Learning and Motivation publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. This guest-edited special issue is devoted to research and discussion on decision making from a cognitive perspective. Topics include judgment and decision making with respect to memory processes and techniques, domain-specificity, and confirmation bias.
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  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 26mm | 753g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • illustrations, index
  • 0125433328
  • 9780125433327

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Cognitive approaches to judgement and decision-making, R. Hastie and N. Pennington; and let us not forget memory - the role of memory processes and techniques in the study of judgement and choice, E.U. Weber et al; content and discontent - indications and implications of domain specificity in preferential decision making, W.M. Goldstein and E.U. Weber; an information processing perspective on choice, J.W. Payne et al; algebra and process in the modelling of risky choice, L.L. Lopes; utility invariance despite labile preferences, B.A. Mellers et al; compatibility in cognition and decision, E. Shafir; processing linguistic probabilities - general principles and empirical evidence, D.V. Budescu and T.S. Wallsten; compositional anomalies in the semantics of evidence, J.M. Miyamoto et al; varieties of confirmation bias, J. Klayman
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