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Self-insight research as (double) model recovery

Rakow, Tim (2014) 'Self-insight research as (double) model recovery.' Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 37. pp. 37-38. ISSN 0140-525X

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Abstract

Self-insight assessment compares outcomes from two model-recovery exercises: a statistical exercise to infer a judge's (implicit) policy and an elicitation exercise whereby the judge describes his or her (explicit) policy. When these policies are mismatched, limited self-insight is not necessarily implied: Shortcomings in either exercise could be implicated, whereby Newell & Shanks' (N&S's) relevance or sensitivity criteria for assessing awareness may not be met. Appropriate self-insight assessment requires that both exercises allow the original processes to be captured.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Open Peer commentary on: Newell, B.R. & Shanks, D.R. (2014) Unconscious influences on decision making: A critical review. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X12003214
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Psychology, Department of
Depositing User: Users 161 not found.
Date Deposited: 02 May 2014 14:48
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2016 11:48
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/9329

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