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The implicit use of base rates in experiential and ecologically valid tasks

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 February 2010


Barbara A. Spellman
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Department of Psychology, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712. spellman@psy.utexas.edu
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Abstract

When base rates are learned and used in an experiential manner subjects show better base rate use, perhaps because the implicit learning system is engaged. A causal framework in which base rates are relevant might also be necessary. Humans might thus perform better on more ecologically valid tasks, which are likely to contain those three components.


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