Decision Making under Uncertainty - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444867384, 9780080866703

Decision Making under Uncertainty, Volume 16

1st Edition

Cognitive Decision Research, Social Interaction, Development and Epistemology

Editors: R.W. Scholz
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444867384
eBook ISBN: 9780080866703
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 1st November 1983
Page Count: 442
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Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Cognitive Decision Research. Contributors: M. Bar-Hillel, D. Berkeley, W.F. Bischof, K. Fiedler, B. Fischhoff, B. Gotein, M. Groner, R. Groner, P. Humphreys, H. Jungermann, Z. Shapira, T.S. Wallsten and A.C. Zimmer. Social Interaction. Contributors: G. Albers, W. Albers, H.W. Crott, T. May, U. Schulz, W.H. Tack and J.A. Zuber. Development and Epistemology. Contributors: G. Glaeser, G. van Harten, G. Pflug, R.W. Scholz, G. Schrage, J.M. Shaughnessy, H. Steinbring and M. Waller. Comments. Contributors: K. Borcherding, B. Fischhoff, R. Selten, H.-G. Steiner, M. Waller and A.C. Zimmer. Abstracts. Author Index.


This volume contains the revised papers of an international symposium on research on fallacies, biases, and the development of decision behavior under uncertainty. The papers are organized in five main sections.

The Introduction outlines the conceptual framework and how three of the sections - Cognitive Decision Research, Social Interaction, and Development and Epistemology - are interrelated and also how new fields, such as research into developmental questions, can be productively integrated.

In the fifth section Comments are collected, which evaluate the impact of the contributions on decision research itself, and also on cognitive psychology, social psychology, economic theory, ant the discipline of mathematics education.


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About the Editors

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