College Students' Awareness of Irrational Judgments on Gambling Tasks: A Dual-Process Account

  title={College Students' Awareness of Irrational Judgments on Gambling Tasks: A Dual-Process Account},
  author={Eric Amsel and J. Close and E. Sadler and P. Klaczynski},
  journal={The Journal of Psychology},
  pages={293 - 317}
  • Eric Amsel, J. Close, +1 author P. Klaczynski
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Psychology
  • In 2 studies, the authors examined college students' awareness of irrational judgments on gambling tasks. Participants could express a preference between 2 gambles with equivalent ratios (1:10 vs. 10:100) for Study 1 or no preference for Study 2. Participants also rated their certainty that each response option (i.e., 1:10, 10:100, no preference) was rational (analytically based processing) or irrational (experientially based processing of the ratio information). Only a minority of participants… CONTINUE READING
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