Horseshoe pitchers' hot hands.

  title={Horseshoe pitchers' hot hands.},
  author={Gary Smith},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  volume={10 3},
  • Gary Smith
  • Published 2003 in Psychonomic bulletin & review
Gilovich, Vallone, and Tversky's (1985) analysis of basketball data indicates that a player's chances of making a shot are not affected by the results of earlier shots. However, their basketball data do not control for several confounding influences. An analysis of horseshoe pitching, which does not have these defects, indicates that players do have modest… CONTINUE READING