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Challenging some common beliefs: Empirical work within the adaptive toolbox metaphor

@article{Brder2008ChallengingSC,
  title={Challenging some common beliefs: Empirical work within the adaptive toolbox metaphor},
  author={Arndt Br{\"o}der and Ben R. Newell},
  journal={Judgment and Decision Making},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={205-214}
}
The authors review their own empirical work inspired by the adaptive toolbox metaphor. The review examines factors influencing strategy selection and execution in multi-attribute inference tasks (e.g., information costs, time pressure, memory retrieval, dynamic environments, stimulus formats, intelligence). An emergent theme is the re-evaluation of contingency model claims about the elevated cognitive costs of compensatory in comparison with non-compensatory strategies. Contrary to common… 

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