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  1. Renato Frey, Ralph Hertwig & Jörg Rieskamp (2014). Fear Shapes Information Acquisition in Decisions From Experience. Cognition 132 (1):90-99.
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  2. Nathaniel D. Phillips, Ralph Hertwig, Yaakov Kareev & Judith Avrahami (2014). Rivals in the Dark: How Competition Influences Search in Decisions Under Uncertainty. Cognition 133 (1):104-119.
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  3. Ralph Hertwig & Kirsten G. Volz (2013). Abnormality, Rationality, and Sanity. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 17 (11):547-549.
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  4. Thorsten Pachur, Ralph Hertwig, Gerd Gigerenzer & Eduard Brandstätter (2013). Testing Process Predictions of Models of Risky Choice: A Quantitative Model Comparison Approach. Frontiers in Psychology 4.
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  5. Ralph Hertwig (2012). The Psychology and Rationality of Decisions From Experience. Synthese 187 (1):269-292.
    Most investigations into how people make risky choices have employed a simple drosophila: monetary gambles involving stated outcomes and probabilities. People are asked to make decisions from description . When people decide whether to back up their computer hard drive, cross a busy street, or go out on a date, however, they do not enjoy the convenience of stated outcomes and probabilities. People make such decisions either in the void of ignorance or in the twilight of their own often limited (...)
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  6. Tomás Lejarraga, Ralph Hertwig & Cleotilde Gonzalez (2012). How Choice Ecology Influences Search in Decisions From Experience. Cognition 124 (3):334-342.
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  7. Ralph Hertwig & Gerd Gigerenzer (2011). Behavioral Inconsistencies Do Not Imply Inconsistent Strategies. Frontiers in Psychology 2.
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  8. Renata S. Suter & Ralph Hertwig (2011). Time and Moral Judgment. Cognition 119 (3):454-458.
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  9. David A. Coall & Ralph Hertwig (2010). Grandparental Investment: Past, Present, and Future. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (1):1-19.
    What motivates grandparents to their altruism? We review answers from evolutionary theory, sociology, and economics. Sometimes in direct conflict with each other, these accounts of grandparental investment exist side-by-side, with little or no theoretical integration. They all account for some of the data, and none account for all of it. We call for a more comprehensive theoretical framework of grandparental investment that addresses its proximate and ultimate causes, and its variability due to lineage, values, norms, institutions (e.g., inheritance laws), and (...)
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  10. David A. Coall & Ralph Hertwig (2010). Toward an Integrative Framework of Grandparental Investment. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (1):40-59.
    This response outlines more reasons why we need the integrative framework of grandparental investments and intergenerational transfers that we advocated in the target article. We discusses obstacles that stand in the way of such a framework and of a better understanding of the effects of grandparenting in the developed world. We highlight new research directions that have emerged from the commentaries, and we end by discussing some of the things in our target article about which we may have been wrong.
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  11. Ralph Hertwig & Timothy J. Pleskac (2010). Decisions From Experience: Why Small Samples? Cognition 115 (2):225-237.
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  12. Ralph Hertwig & Ido Erev (2009). The Description–Experience Gap in Risky Choice. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 13 (12):517-523.
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  13. Ralph Hertwig, Björn Benz & Stefan Krauss (2008). The Conjunction Fallacy and the Many Meanings of And. Cognition 108 (3):740-753.
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  14. Ralph Hertwig & Andreas Ortmann (2008). Deception in Experiments: Revisiting the Arguments in its Defense. Ethics and Behavior 18 (1):59 – 92.
    In psychology, deception is commonly used to increase experimental control. Yet, its use has provoked concerns that it raises participants' suspicions, prompts second-guessing of experimenters' true intentions, and ultimately distorts behavior and endangers the control it is meant to achieve. Over time, these concerns regarding the methodological costs of the use of deception have been subjected to empirical analysis. We review the evidence stemming from these studies.
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  15. Ralph Hertwig & Annika Wallin (2004). Out of the Theoretical Cul-de-Sac. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (3):342-343.
    A key premise of the heuristics-and-biases program is that heuristics are “quite useful.” Let us now pay more than lip service to this premise, and analyse the environmental structures that make heuristics more or less useful. Let us also strike from the long list of biases those phenomena that are not biases and explore to what degree those that remain are adaptive or can be understood as by-products of adaptive mechanisms.
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  16. Ulrich Hoffrage, Angelika Weber, Ralph Hertwig & Valerie M. Chase (2003). How to Keep Children Safe in Traffic: Find the Daredevils Early. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 9 (4):249.
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  17. Ralph Hertwig & Andreas Ortmann (2001). Experimental Practices in Economics: A Methodological Challenge for Psychologists? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):383-403.
    This target article is concerned with the implications of the surprisingly different experimental practices in economics and in areas of psychology relevant to both economists and psychologists, such as behavioral decision making. We consider four features of experimentation in economics, namely, script enactment, repeated trials, performance-based monetary payments, and the proscription against deception, and compare them to experimental practices in psychology, primarily in the area of behavioral decision making. Whereas economists bring a precisely defined “script” to experiments for participants to (...)
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  18. Ralph Hertwig & Andreas Ortmann (2001). Experimental Practices in Economics: A Methodological Challenge for Psychologists?-Author's Response-Money, Lies, and Replicability: On the Need for Empirically Grounded Experimental Practices. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):433-452.
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  19. Ralph Hertwig & Andreas Ortmann (2001). Money, Lies, and Replicability: On the Need for Empirically Grounded Experimental Practices and Interdisciplinary Discourse. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):433-444.
    This response reinforces the major themes of our target article. The impact of key methodological variables should not be taken for granted. Rather, we suggest grounding experimental practices in empirical evidence. If no evidence is available, decisions about design and implementation ought to be subjected to systematic experimentation. In other words, we argue against empirically blind conventions and against methodological choices based on beliefs, habits, or rituals. Our approach will neither inhibit methodological diversity nor constrain experimental creativity. More (...)
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  20. Ralph Hertwig (2000). The Questionable Utility of “Cognitive Ability” in Explaining Cognitive Illusions. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (5):678-679.
    The notion of “cognitive ability” leads to paradoxical conclusions when invoked to explain Inhelder and Piaget's research on class inclusion reasoning and research on the inclusion rule in the heuristics-and-biases program. The vague distinction between associative and rule-based reasoning overlooks the human capacity for semantic and pragmatic inferences, and consequently, makes intelligent inferences look like reasoning errors.
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  21. X. T. Wang & Ralph Hertwig (1999). How is Maternal Survival Related to Reproductive Success? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (2):236-237.
    Campbell's target article is a stimulating attempt to extend our understanding of sex differences in risk-taking behaviors. However, Campbell does not succeed in demonstrating that her account adds explanatory power to those (e.g., Daly & Wilson 1994) previously proposed. In particular, little effort was made to explore the causal links between survival (staying alive) and reproduction.
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  22. Valerie M. Chase, Ralph Hertwig & Gerd Gigerenzer (1998). Visions of Rationality. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 2 (6):206-214.
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