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The prediction ability of experienced software maintainers
TLDR
Better quality of the feedback on previous predictions and more training in probabilistic thinking are important means to improve the prediction abilities of maintainers. Expand
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Decision behaviour - Improving expert judgement
People’s judgements are not perfect. Even experts make mistakes. Interestingly, mistakes in judgement and decision-making are not random. Professionals deviate systematically from normativeExpand
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Descartes' embodied psychology: Descartes' or Damasio's error?
  • G. Kirkebøen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the history of the neurosciences
  • 1 August 2001
Damasio (1994) claims that Descartes imagined thinking as an activity separate from the body, and that the effort to understand the mind in general biological terms was retarded as a consequence ofExpand
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Pre‐outcome regret: Widespread and overlooked
Many real-life decisions (e.g. promises, plans and agreements) involve a time interval between when the decision is made and the main outcome is revealed. Nearly all regret studies focus onExpand
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Revisions and Regret: The Cost of Changing your Mind
Decision reversals often imply improved decisions. Yet, people show a strong resistance against changing their minds. These are wellestablished findings, which suggest that changed decisions carry aExpand
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Descartes's Regulae, mathematics, and modern psychology: "the Noblest example of all" in Light of Turing's (1936) On computable Numbers.
  • G. Kirkebøen
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • History of psychology
  • 1 November 2000
There are surprisingly strong connections between the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of mathematics. One particular important example can be seen in the Regulae (1628) of Descartes. In "theExpand
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"The median isn't the message": How to communicate the uncertainties of survival prognoses to cancer patients in a realistic and hopeful way.
This study investigated how doctors communicate the uncertainties of survival prognoses to patients recently diagnosed with life-threatening cancer, and suggests ways to improve this communication.Expand
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Intuitive Choices Lead to Intensified Positive Emotions: An Overlooked Reason for “Intuition Bias”?
People have, for many well-documented reasons, a tendency to overemphasize their intuitions and to follow them, even when they should not. This “intuition bias” leads to several kinds of specificExpand
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Sources of Damasio's error--a reply to Damasio.
  • G. Kirkebøen
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the history of the neurosciences
  • 1 August 2001
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