Pillars of judgment: how memory abilities affect performance in rule-based and exemplar-based judgments.

@article{Hoffmann2014PillarsOJ,
  title={Pillars of judgment: how memory abilities affect performance in rule-based and exemplar-based judgments.},
  author={Janina A. Hoffmann and Bettina Scheibehenne von Helversen and J{\"o}rg Rieskamp},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={2014},
  volume={143 6},
  pages={2242-61}
}
Making accurate judgments is an essential skill in everyday life. Although how different memory abilities relate to categorization and judgment processes has been hotly debated, the question is far from resolved. We contribute to the solution by investigating how individual differences in memory abilities affect judgment performance in 2 tasks that induced rule-based or exemplar-based judgment strategies. In a study with 279 participants, we investigated how working memory and episodic memory… CONTINUE READING
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