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Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgement

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Notes on Thomas Gilovich, Dale Griffin, and Daniel Kahneman (Eds.)(2002) Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgement. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0521796798 (Google preview)


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This collection of papers is a follow-up to Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases and traces developments in the Heuristics and Biases Research Programme in psychology, twenty years on.


The first half of the book's Introduction, "Heuristics and Biases: Then and Now" by Thomas Gilovich and Dale Griffin, is available as a free PDF download from the Cambridge University Press site.


Outline of the Book

  • Part I: Theoretical and Empirical Extensions
    • A. Representativeness and Availability
    • B. Anchoring, Contamination and Compatibility
    • C. Forecasting, Confidence and Calibration
    • D. Optimism (see Optimistic Bias)
  • Part II: New Theoretical Directions
    • A. Two Systems of Reasoning
    • B. Support Theory
    • C. Alternative Perspectives on Heuristics
  • Part III: Real World Applications
    • A. Everyday Judgment and Behaviour
    • B. Expert Judgement


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