Comparison of confirmation measures

Katya Tentori, Vincenzo Crupi, Nicolao Bonini, Daniel Osherson

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Alternative measures of confirmation or evidential support have been proposed to express the impact of ascertaining one event on the credibility of another. We report an experiment that compares the adequacy of several such measures as descriptions of confirmation judgment in a probabilistic context.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-119
Number of pages13
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language


  • Bayesian confirmation measures
  • Belief updating
  • Evidential support
  • Inductive reasoning


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