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By Linda Heath, R. Scott Tindale, John Edwards, Emil J. Posavac, Fred B. Bryant, Eaaron Henderson-King, Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar, Judith Myers

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This quantity offers the newest study on utilizing heuristics and biases to the parts of overall healthiness, legislations, schooling, and agencies. Authors undertake a cross-disciplinary method of learn quite a few theories.

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Liss, for the National Foundation-March of Dimes. Birth Defects: Original Articles Series, 23. , et al. (1992). National Institute of Health Workshop Statement. Reproductive genetic testing: Impact on women. American Journal 01 Human Genetics, 51, 1161-1163. , & Kahneman, D. (1972). Belief in the law of small numbers. Psychological Bulletin, 76, lOS-HO. , & Kahneman, D. (1973). Availability: A heuristic for judging frequency and probability. Cognitive Psychology, 5, 207-232. , & Kahneman, D. (1974).

Applications ofHeuristics and Biases to Social Issues, edited by Linda Heath et al. Plenum Press, New York,1994. 13 14 Shoshana Shlloh Sande, 1988); and self-handicapping needs (Organista & Miranda, 1991). Weinstein (1987) and Skelton & Strohmetz (1990) were among the few investigators who traced them to cognitive processes. Croyle (1992), in his review of the literature on illness-related cognitive appraisals, concluded that: "none of the current models of illness appraisal incorporate the wealth of evidence from social and cognitive psychology concerning biases in judgments" (p.

171-217). New York: Alan R. Liss, for the National Foundation-March of Dimes. Birth Defects: Original Articles Series, 23. Wallsten, T. , Budescu, D. , & Forsyth, B. (1986). Measuring the vague meanings of probability terms. Journal 01 Experimental Psychology: General, 115, 348-365. Weil, 1. (1991). Mothers' postcounseling beliefs about the causes of their children's genetic disorders. American Journal 01 Human Genetics, 48, 145-153. Weinstein, N. D. (1983). Reducing unrealistic optimism about illness susceptibility.

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