Pseudodiagnosticity revisited.

  title={Pseudodiagnosticity revisited.},
  author={Vincenzo Crupi and Katya Tentori and Luigi Lombardi},
  journal={Psychological review},
  volume={116 4},
In the psychology of reasoning and judgment, the pseudodiagnosticity task has been a major tool for the empirical investigation of people's ability to search for diagnostic information. A novel normative analysis of this experimental paradigm is presented, by which the participants' prevailing responses turn out not to support the generally accepted existence of a reasoning bias. The conclusions drawn do not rest on pragmatic concerns suggesting alleged divergences between the experimenter's… CONTINUE READING

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