Man versus model of man: A rationale, plus some evidence, for a method of improving on clinical inferences.

@article{Goldberg1970ManVM,
  title={Man versus model of man: A rationale, plus some evidence, for a method of improving on clinical inferences.},
  author={L. Goldberg},
  journal={Psychological Bulletin},
  year={1970},
  volume={73},
  pages={422-432}
}
  • L. Goldberg
  • Published 1970
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Bulletin
Clinical psychologists, physicians, and other professionals are typically called upon to combine cues to arrive at some diagnostic or prognostic decision. Mathematical representations of such clinical judges can often be constructed to capture critical aspects of their judgmental strategies. An analysis of the characteristics of such models permits a specification of the conditions under which the model itself will be a more valid predictor than will the man from whom it was derived. To… Expand
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