Why the analyses of cognitive processes matter

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (5):679-680 (2000)
Stanovich & West analyze individual differences with respect to response output (e.g., participants' numerical estimates). They do not analyze the underlying cognitive processes that led to the outputs; they thereby probably misclassify some non-normative responses as normative. Using base rate neglect and overconfidence as examples, I demonstrate the advantages of analyzing cognitive processes further.
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DOI 10.1017/S0140525X00373435
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