Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2007), 30:1:41-42 Cambridge University Press
Copyright © 2007 Cambridge University Press
doi:10.1017/S0140525X07000842

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The psychology of decision making in a unified behavioral science


Keith E. Stanovich a1
a1 Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6, Canada. kstanovich@oise.utoronto.ca http://leo.oise.utoronto.ca/~kstanovich/index.html

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Abstract

The cognitive psychology of judgment and decision making helps to elaborate Gintis's unified view of the behavioral sciences by highlighting the fact that decisions result from multiple systems in the mind. It also adds to the unified view the idea that the potential to self-critique preference structures is a unique feature of human cognition.

(Published Online April 27 2007)



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