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    Psychophysics and Metaphysics.David J. Weiss - 1989 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 12 (2):298-299.
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    Sample Size Requirements for Estimation of Item Parameters in the Multidimensional Graded Response Model.Shengyu Jiang, Chun Wang & David J. Weiss - 2016 - Frontiers in Psychology 7.
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    A Descriptive Multi-Attribute Utility Model for Everyday Decisions.Jie W. Weiss, David J. Weiss & Ward Edwards - 2010 - Theory and Decision 68 (1-2):101-114.
    We propose a descriptive version of the classical multi-attribute utility model; to that end, we add a new parameter, momentary salience, to the customary formulation. The addition of this parameter allows the theory to accommodate changes in the decision maker’s mood and circumstances, as the saliencies of anticipated consequences are driven by concerns of the moment. By allowing for the number of consequences given attention at the moment of decision to vary, the new model mutes the criticism that SEU models (...)
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    Behavioral and Emotional Responses to Escalating Terrorism Threat.Anja S. Göritz & David J. Weiss - 2014 - Mind and Society 13 (2):285-295.
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    Inferring Cognition From Action: Does Martyrdom Imply its Motive?David J. Weiss & Jie Weiss - 2014 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 37 (4):380-380.
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    Irrational: At the Moment.Jie W. Weiss & David J. Weiss - 2012 - Synthese 189 (S1):173-183.
    Traditional scientific views of rationality are couched in economic terms; choosing an option that does not maximize expectancy is irrational. The construct has been extended metaphorically so that the term “irrational” now describes any decision deemed foolish by the evaluator. For everyday decisions that do not involve money, a decision maker’s utilities are generally not known to an onlooker. Therefore, the pejorative label may be applied inappropriately because the evaluation is distorted by incorrect assessment of the decision maker’s goals. We (...)
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    Deception by Researchers is Necessary and Not Necessarily Evil.David J. Weiss - 2001 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):431-432.
    Despite claims of pure pragmatism, Hertwig and Ortmann's negative perspective on deception suggests a selfish psychologist willing to sacrifice the reputation of the discipline in order to expedite the research. Although questions that appear to have correct answers may be investigated with complete openness, research that delves into personal secrets often requires deception as a tool to counter self-presentation bias.
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    Subjective Averaging of Length with Serial Presentation.David J. Weiss & Norman H. Anderson - 1969 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 82 (1p1):52.
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    Physics Envy: Trying to Fit a Square Peg Into a Round Hole.James Shanteau & David J. Weiss - 2013 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36 (3):306-307.
    Pothos & Busemeyer (P&B) argue that classical probability (CP) fails to describe human decision processes accurately and should be supplanted by quantum probability. We accept the premise, but reject P&B's conclusion. CP is a prescriptive framework that has inspired a great deal of valuable research. Also, because CP is used across the sciences, it is a cornerstone of interdisciplinary collaboration.
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    Looking Backward: Progress in Outer Psychophysics.David J. Weiss - 1993 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 16 (1):165-165.