Cross-Cultural Variations in Probability Judgment Accuracy: Beyond General Knowledge Overconfidence?

  title={Cross-Cultural Variations in Probability Judgment Accuracy: Beyond General Knowledge Overconfidence?},
  author={Yates and K M Lee and Shinotsuka and Patalano and Sieck},
  journal={Organizational behavior and human decision processes},
  volume={74 2},
  • Yates, K M Lee, +2 authors Sieck
  • Published 1998 in
    Organizational behavior and human decision…
Previous studies have revealed surprising and persistent cross-cultural variations in overconfidence, whereby respondents in some Asian cultures (e.g., Chinese) exhibit markedly higher degrees of overconfidence than respondents in other cultures (e.g., in the United States and Japan). Most of those demonstrations have entailed general knowledge tasks (e.g., answering questions such as whether Europe is larger than Australia). The present studies sought to determine whether such cross-cultural… CONTINUE READING

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