Determinants of confirmation

Katya Tentori, Vincenzo Crupi, Daniel Osherson

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Epistemologists often suppose that the extent to which evidence e confirms hypothesis H depends on probabilities involving e and H, and nothing more. We show experimentally that human reasoners sometimes violate this assumption.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)877-883
Number of pages7
JournalPsychonomic Bulletin and Review
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)

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    Tentori, K., Crupi, V., & Osherson, D. (2007). Determinants of confirmation. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 14(5), 877-883.