1. The Scientific Credibility of Folk Psychology.Garth J. O. Fletcher - 1995 - Lawrence Erlbaum.
    The assumption on which this volume is founded is that a proper comparison between scientific cognition and folk ways of thought rests on an adequate study of ...
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    Two uses of folk psychology: Implications for psychological science.Garth J. O. Fletcher - 1995 - Philosophical Psychology 8 (3):375-88.
    This article describes two uses of folk psychology in scientific psychology. Use 1 deals with the way in which folk theories and beliefs are imported into social psychological models on the basis that they exert causal influences on cognition or behavior (regardless of their validity or scientific usefulness). Use 2 describes the practice of mining elements from folk psychology for building an overarching psychological theory that goes beyond common sense (and assumes such elements are valid or scientifically useful). This distinction (...)
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    Assessing the rationality of lay social inference.Garth J. O. Fletcher - 1997 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):775-776.
    This commentary is in agreement with the thrust of Koehler's target article. The issue I deal with is whether a Bayesian framework represents an adequate general normative framework for deciding the rationality of lay judgments, even when it can be unambiguously applied.
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