Toward a Better Understanding of the Relationship between Belief in the Paranormal and Statistical Bias: The Potential Role of Schizotypy

@inproceedings{Dagnall2016TowardAB,
  title={Toward a Better Understanding of the Relationship between Belief in the Paranormal and Statistical Bias: The Potential Role of Schizotypy},
  author={Neil Dagnall and Andrew Michael. Denovan and Kenneth F. Drinkwater and Andrew Parker and Peter J. Clough},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2016}
}
The present paper examined relationships between schizotypy (measured by the Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experience; O-LIFE scale brief), belief in the paranormal (assessed via the Revised Paranormal Belief Scale; RPBS) and proneness to statistical bias (i.e., perception of randomness and susceptibility to conjunction fallacy). Participants were 254 volunteers recruited via convenience sampling. Probabilistic reasoning problems appeared framed within both standard and paranormal… CONTINUE READING
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