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.

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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