How did that individual make that perceptual decision?

Booth, David A (2019) How did that individual make that perceptual decision? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41 (E226). ISSN 0140-525X

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Abstract

Suboptimality of decision making needs no explanation. High level accounts of suboptimality in diverse tasks cannot add up to a mechanistic theory of perceptual decision making. Mental processes operate on the contents of information brought by the experimenter and the participant to the task, not on the amount of information in the stimuli without regard to physical and social context.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: optimality, cognitive mechanisms, perceptual decisions,
Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: prof. David Booth
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2019 10:05
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2019 01:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/82674

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