Assessing miserly information processing: An expansion of the Cognitive Reflection Test

@article{Toplak2014AssessingMI,
  title={Assessing miserly information processing: An expansion of the Cognitive Reflection Test},
  author={Maggie E. Toplak and Richard F. West and Keith E. Stanovich},
  journal={Thinking \& Reasoning},
  year={2014},
  volume={20},
  pages={147 - 168}
}
The Cognitive Reflection Test (CRT; Frederick, 2005) is designed to measure the tendency to override a prepotent response alternative that is incorrect and to engage in further reflection that leads to the correct response. It is a prime measure of the miserly information processing posited by most dual process theories. The original three-item test may be becoming known to potential participants, however. We examined a four-item version that could serve as a substitute for the original. Our… 

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