Chapter 6. Probabilities and Pragmatics in Conditional Inference: Suppression and Order Effects

  1. Dr David Hardman3 and
  2. Professor Laura Macchi4
  1. Professor Mike Oaksford1 and
  2. Professor Nick Chater2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001332X.ch6

Thinking: Psychological Perspectives on Reasoning, Judgment and Decision Making

Thinking: Psychological Perspectives on Reasoning, Judgment and Decision Making

How to Cite

Oaksford, M. and Chater, N. (2005) Probabilities and Pragmatics in Conditional Inference: Suppression and Order Effects, in Thinking: Psychological Perspectives on Reasoning, Judgment and Decision Making (eds D. Hardman and L. Macchi), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047001332X.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Psychology, London Metropolitan University, Calcutta House, Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT, UK

  2. 4

    Facoltà e Dipartimento di Psicologia, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 1, 20126 Milan, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, PO Box 901, Cardiff CF10 3YG, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471494577

Online ISBN: 9780470013328

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Keywords:

  • logicism and uncertainty;
  • suppression effects;
  • sufficiency and suppressing DA and AC

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Logicism and Uncertainty

  • A Probabilistic Approach to Conditional Inference

  • Explaining Suppression Effects

  • Order Effects

  • Conclusions

  • References