10_Decision_Making

Fans are priests all priests are religious no rock

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Unformatted text preview: ooks                   Some lawyers are ambulance chasers Some ambulance chasers are unethical Some lawyers are unethical All intelligent beings are Simpsons fans All dolphins are intelligent beings Therefore, all dolphins are Simpsons fans No rock fans are priests All priests are religious No rock fans are religious         Atmosphere Effects   Quantifiers used in premises combine to form ‘atmosphere’ within which validity of conclusion assessed No oranges are apples No lemons are oranges Therefore, no apples are lemons   Belief/Believability Bias   Our beliefs about what is true interfere with our ability to assess argument validity 3             Some politicians are dishonest people All dishonest people are untrustworthy Some politicians are untrustworthy All college students are curious All curious people read books All college students read books       Some politicians are dishonest people All dishonest people are untrustworthy Some politicians are untrustworthy           Some lawyers are ambulance chasers Some ambulance chasers are unethical Some lawyers are unethical All intelligent beings are Simpsons fans All dolphins are intelligent beings Therefore, all dolphins are Simpsons fans No rock fans are priests All p...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course PSYCH 228 taught by Professor Broaders during the Winter '11 term at Northwestern.

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