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Systematic revisions to inherent notions may shape improvements in cognitive infrastructure

  • Rose Meleady (a1) and Richard J. Crisp (a2)

Abstract

The proposed inherence heuristic centers on perceivers' failure to systematically consider external, historical factors when explaining observed patterns. We stress that this does not preclude the potential of subsequently encountered information to challenge intuitions. Drawing on models of diversity-defined social cognition, we discuss how an updating mechanism may reciprocally shape the cognitive infrastructure that underlies reliance on heuristic systems.

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Systematic revisions to inherent notions may shape improvements in cognitive infrastructure

  • Rose Meleady (a1) and Richard J. Crisp (a2)

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