Chapter Ten. The Heuristics and Biases Approach to Judgment Under Uncertainty

  1. Abraham Tesser and
  2. Norbert Schwarz
  1. Dale Griffin,
  2. Richard Gonzalez and
  3. Carol Varey

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch10

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

How to Cite

Griffin, D., Gonzalez, R. and Varey, C. (2001) The Heuristics and Biases Approach to Judgment Under Uncertainty, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes (eds A. Tesser and N. Schwarz), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210337

Online ISBN: 9780470998519

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Keywords:

  • heuristics;
  • human judgment;
  • cognitive psychology;
  • probability;
  • heart disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Heuristics, Heuristics, and Heuristics

  • Heuristics in Historical Context

  • Negative and Positive Aspects of the Heuristics Program: First Wave

  • The Second Wave of Research: Heuristics Unbound

  • Heuristic Models and Models of Heuristics

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix: A Few Classic Demonstrations of Heuristics and Biases