Reasoning from Causal and Noncausal Conditionals: Testing an Integrated Framework

Abstract

We suggest and test an integrated framework explaining how the interpretation of and the reasoning from causal conditionals (e.g., "If you fertilize a flower it will bloom") depend on exceptions. In the model availability of exceptional situations (e.g., "the flower was not watered enough") reduces the subjective conditional probability of the consequent… (More)

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