On the Evaluation of One-sided Evidence

@inproceedings{Brenner1996OnTE,
  title={On the Evaluation of One-sided Evidence},
  author={Lyle A. Brenner and Derek J. Koehler and Amos Tversky},
  year={1996}
}
We examine predictions and judgments of confidence based on one-sided evidence. Some subjects saw arguments for only one side of a legal dispute while other subjects (called ‘jurors’) saw arguments for both sides. Subjects predicted the number of jurors who favored the plaintiff in each case. Subjects who saw only one side made predictions that were biased in favor of that side. Furthermore, they were more confident but generally less accurate than subjects who saw both sides. The results… CONTINUE READING

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