Implications and applications


Book: 
Bias in human reasoning: Causes and consequences
Authors: 
Evans, J. St. B. T.
Editors: 
Evans, J. St. B. T.
Type: 
Category: 
Pages: 
111-128
Year: 
1988
Publisher: 
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Place: 
Hillsdale, NJ
Abstract: 

The objective of this chapter is to consider the practical implications of the biases observed in experimental studies of human reasoning and to discuss the ways in which we might limit the potential damage that such biases inflict on real life thinking and decision making.