David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
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Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (5):691-692 (2000)
Paradoxical individual differences, where a dysfunctional trait correlates positively with some preconceived notion of the normatively correct answer, provide compelling evidence that the wrong norm has been adopted. We have found that logical performance on conditional inference is positively correlated with schizotypy. Following Stanovich & West's reasoning, we conclude that logic is not normative in conditional inference, the prototypically logical task.
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