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Title: Belief in the Law of Small Numbers
Url: http://pirate.shu.edu/~hovancjo/exp_read/tversky.htm
Creator: Kahneman, Daniel
Tversky, Amos
Publisher: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Psychological Bulletin
Description: People have erroneous intuitions about the laws of chance. In particular, they regard a sample randomly drawn from a population as highly representative, that is, similar to the population in all essential characteristics. The prevalence of the belief and its unfortunate consequences for psychological research are illustrated by the responses of professional psychologists to a questionnaire conceding research decisions.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Game theory -- Games of chance
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Social sciences -- Sociology (General) -- Sociology -- Social psychology -- Study and teaching. Research -- General works
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Social studies -- Psychology
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistics
Health -- Psychology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1971
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-05-12 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-02-23 14:12:17 (W3C-DTF)
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