Applications of Heuristics and Biases to Social Issues / Edition 1

Applications of Heuristics and Biases to Social Issues / Edition 1

by Linda Heath, R. Scott Tindale, John Edwards, Emil J. Posavac
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306447509

ISBN-13: 9780306447501

Pub. Date: 09/30/1994

Publisher: Springer US

This volume presents the latest research on applying heuristics and biases to the areas of health, law, education, and organizations. Authors adopt a cross-disciplinary approach to study various theories.  See more details below

Overview

This volume presents the latest research on applying heuristics and biases to the areas of health, law, education, and organizations. Authors adopt a cross-disciplinary approach to study various theories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306447501
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/30/1994
Series:
Social Psychological Applications To Social Issues Series, #3
Edition description:
1994
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Heuristics and Biases in Applied Settings: An Introduction; L. Heath, R.S. Tindale. Heuristics and Biases in Health Decision Making: Their Expression in Genetic Counseling; S. Shiloh. AIDS, Sterile Needles, and Ethnocentrism; R.M. Dawes. Heuristics and Biases in Medical Judgment and Decision Making; S. Schwartz. Cognitive Heuristics and Biases in Personality Assessment; H.N. Garb. Negligence Law and Mental Mutation: A Social Inference Model of Apportioning Fault; R.L. Wiener, C.C. Pritchard. Lay Evaluations of Encounters with Government Officials: Do Expectations Serve as Filters and Standards? L.J. Stalans. Biases and Rationality in the Mediation Process; K. Gibson, et al. Heuristic Processing in Organizational Judgments; C.T. Kulik. 7 additional articles. Index.

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