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Using components of lens model feedback and domain knowledge to improve prediction in probabilistic environments
Brunswik's lens model (1955, 1956) was used in two experiments to provide feedback to subjects to use in improving baseball team win predictions. The lens model decomposes judgment into three component parts which were ...
Effects of association and semantic relatedness under super- and subliminal conditions in the lexical decision task
Two experiments investigated Shelton and Martin's (1992) claim that automatic priming effects in the lexical decision task appear for associatively related items only, but not for semantically related, unassociated items. ...
Effect of social context on recognition memory
Experiments reported here examine the susceptibility of memory to social influence. In Experiments 1 and 2, the subject's recognition memory for a list of words was tested in the presence of another respondent, with the ...
Task frequency rating accuracy: Objective and perceptual bases of agreement
This study examined the impact of task engagement and task familiarity on frequency rating accuracy using an objective measure of task frequency. By contrasting findings from the memory literature on frequency estimation ...
Adult notions of children's perceptions of consumer product risk
Consumer product risk perception research has traditionally employed adult subjects assessing adult risk, but little work has explored children's perceptions. Because adults structure the environment of children, it is ...