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Daily Archive November 9th, 2004

Irrational or just wary?

Filed in Research News
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EXPLAINING PURPORTEDLY IRRATIONAL BEHAVIOR BY MODELING SKEPTICISM IN TASK PARAMETERS: Numerous psychological articles have claimed to demonstrate human “irrationality,” but Craig R. M. McKenzie, John T. Wixted, and David C. Noelle suggest that these studies have made one crucial assumption. When subjects demonstrate behavior (predictable or unpredictable), researchers believe that the subjects believe the assumptions […]