Corpus ID: 15117642

ATTITUDES AND SOCIAL COGNITION Propensities and Counterfactuals : The Loser That Almost

@inproceedings{Kahneman2014ATTITUDESAS,
  title={ATTITUDES AND SOCIAL COGNITION Propensities and Counterfactuals : The Loser That Almost},
  author={Won Daniel Kahneman and C. Varey},
  year={2014}
}
Close Counterfactuals are alternatives to reality that "almost happened." A psychological analysis of close Counterfactuals offers insights into the underlying representation of causal episodes and the inherent uncertainty attributed to many causal systems. The perception and representation of causal episodes is organized around possible focal outcomes, evoking a schema of causal forces competing over time. We introduce a distinction between two kinds of assessments of outcome probability… Expand

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