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How Groups Use Partial Ignorance to Make Good Decisions

Konstantinos V. Katsikopoulos and Torsten Reimer

in Ecological Rationality: Intelligence in the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195315448
eISBN:
9780199932429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315448.003.0050
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Is prior recognition of decision options used when a group of people tries to decide together which option to choose? And if it is used, how does it affect group performance? To find out, ... More


The Use of Recognition in Group Decision-Making

Torsten Reimer and Konstantinos V. Katsikopoulos

in Heuristics: The Foundations of Adaptive Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744282
eISBN:
9780199894727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744282.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Goldstein and Gigerenzer (2002) [Models of ecological rationality: The recognition heuristic. Psychological Review, 109 (1), 75–90] found evidence for the use of the recognition heuristic. For ... More


When Is the Recognition Heuristic an Adaptive Tool?

Thorsten Pachur, Peter M. Todd, Gerd Gigerenzer, Lael J. Schooler, and Daniel G. Goldstein

in Ecological Rationality: Intelligence in the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195315448
eISBN:
9780199932429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315448.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter reviews research addressing four key aspects of the recognition heuristic: (a) that recognition is often an ecologically valid cue; (b) that people often follow recognition when making ... More


A Signal Detection Analysis of the Recognition Heuristic

Timothy J. Pleskac

in Heuristics: The Foundations of Adaptive Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744282
eISBN:
9780199894727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744282.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

The recognition heuristic uses a recognition decision to make an inference about an unknown variable in the world. Theories of recognition memory typically use a signal detection framework to predict ... More


Heuristic Decision Making

Gerd Gigerenzer

in Simply Rational: Decision Making in the Real World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199390076
eISBN:
9780190240684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390076.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter provides an extensive review of research that tests formal models of heuristic inference, including in business organizations, health care systems, and legal institutions. This research ... More


The Recognition Heuristic: A Decade of Research

Gerd Gigerenzer

in Simply Rational: Decision Making in the Real World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199390076
eISBN:
9780190240684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390076.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The recognition heuristic exploits the basic psychological capacity for recognition to make inferences about unknown quantities in the world. This chapter reviews and clarifies issues that emerged ... More


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