Are conjunction rule violations the result of conversational rule violations?

  title={Are conjunction rule violations the result of conversational rule violations?},
  author={G. Politzer and I. Noveck},
  journal={Journal of Psycholinguistic Research},
  • G. Politzer, I. Noveck
  • Published 1991
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Psycholinguistic Research
  • This study is concerned with the conjunction error as reported by Kahneman and Tversky (1982). In the prototypical problem that manifests this error, theLinda problem, subjects are presented with a description of a 31-year-old liberal progressive named Linda and asked to rank in order a number of events concerning Linda today in terms of their likelihood. The three events of interest areLinda is a bank teller (eventA),Linda is active in the feminist movement (eventB), andLinda is a bank teller… CONTINUE READING
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