Chapter 6. Walking with the Scarecrow: The Information-Processing Approach to Decision Research

  1. Derek J. Koehler and
  2. Nigel Harvey
  1. John W. Payne and
  2. James R. Bettman

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752937.ch6

Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

How to Cite

Payne, J. W. and Bettman, J. R. (2004) Walking with the Scarecrow: The Information-Processing Approach to Decision Research, 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.ch6

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:

  • decision research;
  • serial processing;
  • heuristics;
  • emotion;
  • cognition

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Information-processing Concepts and Methods

  • Methodological Considerations

  • An Example of the Information-processing Approach: The Adaptive Decision Maker

  • Emotion and Other Goals: Bringing Together the Scarecrow and the Tin Man

  • Dual Process Theories

  • Box 6.1 Assumptions of the Adaptive Decision Maker Framework

  • Box 6.2 Results from the Adaptive Decision Maker Research Program

  • Conclusion