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  • Print publication year: 2012
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7 - Reasoning and decision making

from Part II - Aspects of cognition

Further reading

Adler, J. E. and Rips, L. J. (2008). Reasoning. Cambridge University Press. A collection of summaries and classic papers in the field.
Baron, J. (2008). Thinking and Deciding (4th edn.). Cambridge University Press. A classic textbook, but thoroughly updated.
Braine, M. D. S. and O’Brien, D. P. (1998). Mental Logic. London: Taylor and Francis. An edited collection of papers on the mental logic theory.
Evans, J. St. B. T. (2007). Hypothetical Thinking. Brighton: Psychology Press. An exhaustive review of the psychology of reasoning and how the “suppositional” theory can explain it.
Evans, J. St. B. T. and Over, D. E. (2004). If. Oxford University Press. An extended account of how different logical analyses of the conditional bear on explaining the experimental data on conditional reasoning.
Gigerenzer, G. and Selten, R. (2001). Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. An interdisciplinary collection on boundedly rational models of decision making.
Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2006). How We Reason. Oxford University Press. The most recent instantiation of how the mental models theory accounts for the experimental data on human reasoning.
Kahneman, D. and Tversky, A. (eds.) (2000). Choices, Frames and Values. Cambridge University Press. A classic collection on the heuristics and biases approach to decision making.
Oaksford, M. and Chater, N. (2007). Bayesian Rationality. Oxford University Press. An account of the conceptual underpinnings of the probabilistic approach and of how it explains the experimental data on human reasoning.

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