Testing the Ecological Rationality of Base Rate Neglect


What simple learning rules can allow agents to cope with changing environments? We tested whether a rule that neglects base rates of events in the world — something that is usually considered irrational — could be as successful as Bayesian inference — the usual standard of rationality — in making cuebased predictions about events in time-varying… (More)


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@inproceedings{Todd2002TestingTE, title={Testing the Ecological Rationality of Base Rate Neglect}, author={Peter M. Todd and Adam Goodie}, year={2002} }