How to study cognitive decision algorithms : The case of the priority heuristic

@inproceedings{Fiedler2010HowTS,
  title={How to study cognitive decision algorithms : The case of the priority heuristic},
  author={Klaus Fiedler},
  year={2010}
}
Although the priority heuristic (PH) is conceived as a cognitive-process model, some of its critical process assumptions remain to be tested. The PH makes very strong ordinal and quantitative assumptions about the strictly sequential, non-compensatory use of three cues in choices between lotteries: (1) the difference between worst outcomes, (2) the difference in worst-case probabilities, and (3) the best outcome that can be obtained. These aspects were manipulated orthogonally in the present… CONTINUE READING

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