Thinking: Psychological Perspectives on Reasoning, Judgment and Decision Making

Thinking: Psychological Perspectives on Reasoning, Judgment and Decision Making

Editor(s): David Hardman, Laura Macchi

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

Print ISBN: 9780471494577

Online ISBN: 9780470013328

DOI: 10.1002/047001332X

About this Book

The first international handbook to bring the areas of reasoning, judgment and decision making together, now in paperback format.

The book brings three of the important topics of thinking together - reasoning, judgment and decision making a?? and discusses key issues in each area. The studies described range from those that are purely laboratory based to those that involve experts making real world judgments, in areas such as medical and legal decision making and political and economic forecasting.

  • International collection of original chapters by leading researchers in the field
  • Several chapters contain important new theoretical perspectives
  • Paperback version is more affordable for individual researchers

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Reasoning

    1. Chapter 1

      A Theory of Hypothetical Thinking (pages 1–21)

      Professor Jonathan St. B.T. Evans, Professor David E. Over and Dr Simon J. Handley

  2. Part II: Judgment

    1. Chapter 8

      Possibilities and Probabilities (pages 147–164)

      Professor Paolo Legrenzi, Professor Vittorio Girotto, Professor Maria Sonino Legrenzi and Professor Philip N. Johnson-Laird

    2. Chapter 10

      Naive and Yet Enlightened: From Natural Frequencies to Fast and Frugal Decision Trees (pages 189–211)

      Dr Laura Martignon, Professor Oliver Vitouch, Dr Masanori Takezawa and Professor Malcolm R. Forster

  3. Part III: Decision Making

    1. Chapter 13

      Cognitive Mapping of Causal Reasoning in Strategic Decision Making (pages 251–272)

      Dr A. John Maule, Professor Gerard P. Hodgkinson and Dr Nicola J. Bown

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