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Published: 06 December 2012

672 Pages


ISBN: 9780195388435

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Simple Heuristics in a Social World

Edited by Ralph Hertwig, Ulrich Hoffrage, and ABC Research Group

Evolution and Cognition

  • Generalization of the research program on fast and frugal heuristics to the social world
  • The book is the part of a trilogy: (1) Gigerenzer, Todd, & ABC Research Group (1999). Simple heuristics that make us smart. OUP (2) Todd, Gigerenzer, & ABC Research Group (2011). Ecological rationality: Intelligence in the world. OUP.
  • Interdisciplinary group of authors (psychologists, economists, behavioral ecologists, political scientists, philosophers)
  • Includes "hot" topics such as medical decision making, decision making among children, social networks, the problem of segregation, mate choice, moral reasoning and behavior

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