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The Psychology of the Monty Hall Problem. Discovering Psychological Mechanisms in Solving a Tenacious Brain Teaser

Krauss, Stefan and Wang, X. T. (2003) The Psychology of the Monty Hall Problem. Discovering Psychological Mechanisms in Solving a Tenacious Brain Teaser. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 132 (1), pp. 3-22.

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Abstract

The Monty Hall problem (or three-door problem) is a famous example of a "cognitive illusion," often used to demonstrate people's resistance and deficiency in dealing with uncertainty. The authors formulated the problem using manipulations in 4 cognitive aspects, namely, natural frequencies, mental models, perspective change, and the less-is-more effect. These manipulations combined led to a ...

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Item type:Article
Date:March 2003
Institutions:Mathematics > Prof. Dr. Stefan Krauss
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10.1037/0096-3445.132.1.3DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 510 Mathematics
Status:Published
Refereed:Unknown
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:34334
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