Categorical Cognition : A Psychological Model of Categories and Identi fi cation in Decision Making

@inproceedings{Fryer2002CategoricalC,
  title={Categorical Cognition : A Psychological Model of Categories and Identi fi cation in Decision Making},
  author={Roland G. Fryer and Matthew O. Jackson},
  year={2002}
}
There is a wealth of research in psychology demonstrating that agents process information with the aid of categories. In this paper we study this phenomenon in two parts. First, we build a model of how experiences are sorted into categories and how categorization affects decision making. Second, we show that specific biases emerge from categorization. For… CONTINUE READING