I'm very interested in how people size one another up in social situations and in particular what we key in on when we are making these judgements. Let's make an imaginary experiment. I make ...
The disjunction effect (or violation of the sure-thing principle) is as follows: A disjunction effect occurs when people prefer x over y when they know that event A obtains, and they also ...
What was the experiment where you pour liquid from a tall container to a short one and ask a child which has more?
From Developmental psychology 101 I remember an experiment where the person conducting the experiment would pour liquid from a tall, narrow container into a short, narrow container and ask a child if ...
Inferring relationships between psychological variables in clinical samples and issues in generalisation
Context I sometimes speak to researchers studying the relationship between variables in clinical psychology samples. A typical example is as follows: 100 patients with diagnosed depression many ...