Chapter 11. Judging Covariation and Causation

  1. Derek J. Koehler and
  2. Nigel Harvey
  1. David R. Shanks

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752937.ch11

Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

How to Cite

Shanks, D. R. (2004) Judging Covariation and Causation, in Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making (eds D. J. Koehler and N. Harvey), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752937.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107464

Online ISBN: 9780470752937

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Keywords:

  • causation;
  • covariation;
  • causal information;
  • technology;
  • observation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Normative Perspective on Covariation and Causation

  • Judgments of Covariation and Causation

  • Expectancies and Prior Knowledge

  • Concluding Comments