Class Notes October 14

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October 14, 2010 Thinking Problem solving : Reach a goal that’s not readily available Reasoning: Evaluate arguments to reach conclusions. Often does, or should, involve logic. Decision Making: Asses or choose from alternatives. Often involves assessing probability often under uncertainty. Mental Set: Bias to solve a problem with a familiar approach or bias against considering
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Unformatted text preview: an unusual approach Decision making is often done in the face of uncertainty. Heuristics: Rules of thumb for solving problems or making decisions. Representativeness heuristic: Judging an events probability based on how typical it is....
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Canli during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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