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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2410
Professor
Hank Davis
Semester
Winter

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thOct 19 2011 Psych Chapter 9 Judgement Under Uncertainty y Logic y Algorithms y Heuristic o In general there for a reason o Malcom gladwellwrote blinkabout value of hunches o Gift of fear be afraid oKanneman and Tversky science 1974 y Humans as illogical dolts y Availability bias y Representiveness bias o Judge likelihood of event not by looking at but asking self how representative is is of whole category o If take coin and flip 8 times in a row either get all heads mixture or either or o No probability oto 8256 possible outcomes y Gamblers fallacy o Great example of heuristric that can make look stupid o Want know about this y Logical syllogisms o All
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