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Use of statistical data when making inferences
Dr. Natalie A. Obrecht
Tuesday, December 06, 2016, 01:00pm - 02:00pm
William Paterson University of New Jersey, Department of Psychology
Much of the work in judgment and decision making highlights how people fail to use data in a normative manner. I will show that although inferences are often flawed, laypeople have statistical intuitions and are able to integrate them with their causal understanding of the world.