The narrative bias revisited: What drives the biasing influence of narrative information on risk perceptions?

When people judge risk or the probability of a risky prospect, single case narratives can bias judgments when a statistical base-rate is also provided. In this work we investigate various methodological and procedural factors that may influence this narrative bias. We found that narratives had the s...

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Main Authors: Cornelia Betsch, Niels Haase, Frank Renkewitz, Philipp Schmid
Format: Article
Published: Society for Judgment and Decision Making 2015-05-01
Series:Judgment and Decision Making
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