Properties of inductive reasoning
UNSPECIFIED (2000) Properties of inductive reasoning. In: 6th International Summer School in Cognitive Science, NEW BULGARIAN UNIV, SOFIA, BULGARIA, 1999. Published in: PSYCHONOMIC BULLETIN & REVIEW, 7 (4). pp. 569-592.Full text not available from this repository.
This paper reviews the main psychological phenomena of inductive reasoning, covering 25 years of experimental and model-based research, in particular addressing four questions. First, what makes a case or event generalizable to other cases'! Second, what makes a set of cases generalizable? Third, what makes a property or predicate projectable? Fourth, how do psychological models of induction address these results? The key results in inductive reasoning are outlined, and several recent models, including a new Bayesian account, are evaluated with respect to these results. In addition, future directions for experimental and model-based work are proposed.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PSYCHONOMIC BULLETIN & REVIEW|
|Publisher:||PSYCHONOMIC SOC INC|
|Number of Pages:||24|
|Page Range:||pp. 569-592|
|Title of Event:||6th International Summer School in Cognitive Science|
|Location of Event:||NEW BULGARIAN UNIV, SOFIA, BULGARIA|
|Date(s) of Event:||1999|
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