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comment Why do women seem to be more emotional thinkers?
The 'amount' of reasoning you put in is irrelevant. I'm not your teacher and I don't give out grades for effort; either a question has scientific meaning or it doesn't. Use this information as you see fit.
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comment Why do women seem to be more emotional thinkers?
Basically, you can't reason a man out of a position he didn't reason himself into, and you obviously didn't reason yourself into this one. There's not much we can do for you until that changes.
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comment Why do women seem to be more emotional thinkers?
Establishing a negative is a lot of work. We'd need to unpack all your unfounded assumptions, put them into a meaningful scientific framework, re-interpret your loaded question, and only then could we begin answering it. And since there's obviously a lot of uncertainty at each step in terms of 'knowing what you really meant', what usually happens is that we give an answer and you say "no, that's not what I meant" and go right on believing women are "more emotional" (whatever that means).
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comment Why do women seem to be more emotional thinkers?
For scientific purposes: yes. I'm glad we cleared this up.
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comment Why do women seem to be more emotional thinkers?
@Viziionary This older question I answered may be helpful to you in determining why you're getting this reaction to what seems like a controversial but valid question to you (it isn't): cogsci.stackexchange.com/q/9812/2868
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comment Why do women seem to be more emotional thinkers?
Realtalk: There's no explanation for your 'observation' because it's purely anecdotal, not valid evidence for your underlying question ("Are women more emotional thinkers?"). You can have a billion 'observations' and still only have anecdotal data, and that's all your personal experience is here. We only have answers to scientifically meaningful questions. To answer your question directly, women seem that way to you because your everyday perception is biased and heuristic-based.
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comment Why do women seem to be more emotional thinkers?
@Viziionary Well I've observed the ground millions of times and it's clearly flat. Your explanation??
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comment Why do women seem to be more emotional thinkers?
Actually, this site isn't for explaining your personal anecdotes while you pretend they're 'observations'. (I'm gonna go post on Physics SE to demand an explanation for why the Earth actually seems to be flat, based on my observations. BRB.)
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comment The prisoner dilemma does not violate classical probability laws
Insofar as I am able to understand what your post means, you are confounding three things: (A) PD the mathematical problem; (B) how we can observe people behaving in the PD; (C) what physically/mentally happens in order to make people behave that way.
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comment The prisoner dilemma does not violate classical probability laws
You have misread the paper. They are saying that people empirically do not behave like a rational CP actor would, not that CP has been mathematically violated in the PD (check the paper, it exclusively references people violating the sure thing principle). Gelman discusses the problem of translating between CP and QP more generally on his blog (comments), which I think is what you are actually interested in.
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