Applications of Heuristics and Biases to Social Issues

Hardcover | September 30, 1994

EditorLinda Heath, R. Scott Tindale, John Edwards...Revised byR. Scott Tindale

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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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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.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:362 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.04 inPublished:September 30, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306447509

ISBN - 13:9780306447501

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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.