The role of individual differences in the accuracy of confidence judgments.

@article{Pallier2002TheRO,
  title={The role of individual differences in the accuracy of confidence judgments.},
  author={Gerry Pallier and Rebecca L. Wilkinson and Vanessa Danthiir and Sabina Kleitman and Goran Kne{\vz}evi{\'c} and Lazar Stankov and Richard D. Roberts},
  journal={The Journal of general psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={257-99}
}
Generally, self-assessment of accuracy in the cognitive domain produces overconfidence, whereas self-assessment of visual perceptual judgments results in underconfidence. Despite contrary empirical evidence, in models attempting to explain those phenomena, individual differences have often been disregarded. The authors report on 2 studies in which that shortcoming was addressed. In Experiment 1, participants (N= 520) completed a large number of cognitive-ability tests. Results indicated that… CONTINUE READING
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