Applications of Heuristics and Biases to Social Issues

Applications of Heuristics and Biases to Social Issues

by Linda Heath
     
 

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

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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.

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A volume on the applications of research on heuristics and biases to such key social issues as genetic testing, the controversy over supplying clean needles to drug users to prevent the spread of AIDS, medical decisions by both doctors and patients, therapists' perceptions of diagnostic accuracy, judges' sentencing decisions, perceptions of tax audits, workers' perceptions of jobs and leadership, and the views of the public and policymakers on affirmative action. A project of the faculty and students in the Applied Social Psychology Graduate Program at Loyola U. in Chicago, published under the auspices of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781475792409
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Series:
Social Psychological Applications To Social Issues Series, #3
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

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