Some origins of belief

Daniel N. Osherson, Edward E. Smith, Eldar B. Shafir

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Transmission of belief among statements is construed in terms of the "psychological strength" of associated arguments. Seven theoretical approaches to argument strength are presented and evaluated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-224
Number of pages28
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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


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