On the category adjustment model: another look at Huttenlocher, Hedges, and Vevea (2000)

  title={On the category adjustment model: another look at Huttenlocher, Hedges, and Vevea (2000)},
  author={Sean Duffy and John Smith},
  journal={Mind \& Society},
Huttenlocher et al. (J Exp Psychol Gen 129:220–241, 2000) introduce the category adjustment model (CAM). Given that participants imperfectly remember stimuli (which we refer to as “targets”), CAM holds that participants maximize accuracy by using information about the distribution of the targets to improve their judgments. CAM predicts that judgments will be a weighted average of the imperfect memory of the target and the mean of the distribution of targets. Huttenlocher et al. (2000) report on… 

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