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    Scoring and Keying Multiple Choice Tests: A Case Study in Irrationality. [REVIEW]Maya Bar-Hillel, David Budescu & Yigal Attali - 2005 - Mind and Society 4 (1):3-12.
    We offer a case-study in irrationality, showing that even in a high stakes context, intelligent and well trained professionals may adopt dominated practices. In multiple-choice tests one cannot distinguish lucky guesses from answers based on knowledge. Test-makers have dealt with this problem by lowering the incentive to guess, through penalizing errors (called formula scoring), and by eliminating various cues for outperforming random guessing (e.g., a preponderance of correct answers in middle positions), through key balancing. These policies, though widespread (...)
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    An Experimental Analysis of Single Stimulus Tests and Multiple-Choice Tests of Recognition Memory.Walter Kintsch - 1968 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 76 (1p1):1.
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    The Effect of Type and Timing of Feedback on Learning From Multiple-Choice Tests.Andrew C. Butler, Jeffrey D. Karpicke & Henry L. Roediger - 2007 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 13 (4):273-281.
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    Imperfect Models, Imperfect Conclusions: An Exploratory Study of Multiple-Choice Tests and Historical Knowledge.Gabriel A. Reich - 2013 - Journal of Social Studies Research 37 (1):3-16.
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    The Role of Rasch Analysis When Conducting Science Education Research Utilizing Multiple‐Choice Tests.William J. Boone & Kathryn Scantlebury - 2006 - Science Education 90 (2):253-269.
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    Using Working Memory Theory to Investigate the Construct Validity of Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Tests Such as the SAT.Meredyth Daneman & Brenda Hannon - 2001 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 130 (2):208.
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    Completion Time and Performance on Multiple-Choice and Essay Tests.Paul W. Foos - 1989 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 27 (2):179-180.
  8. Assessing Concept Possession as an Explicit and Social Practice.Alessia Marabini & Luca Moretti - 2017 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 51 (4):801-816.
    We focus on issues of learning assessment from the point of view of an investigation of philosophical elements in teaching. We contend that assessment of concept possession at school based on ordinary multiple-choice tests might be ineffective because it overlooks aspects of human rationality illuminated by Robert Brandom’s inferentialism––the view that conceptual content largely coincides with the inferential role of linguistic expressions used in public discourse. More particularly, we argue that multiple-choice tests at schools might fail (...)
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    Paracompactness of Metric Spaces and the Axiom of Multiple Choice.Paul Howard, K. Keremedis & J. E. Rubin - 2000 - Mathematical Logic Quarterly 46 (2):219-232.
    The axiom of multiple choice implies that metric spaces are paracompact but the reverse implication cannot be proved in set theory without the axiom of choice.
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    If Vector Spaces Are Projective Modules Then Multiple Choice Holds.Paul Howard - 2005 - Mathematical Logic Quarterly 51 (2):187.
    We show that the assertion that every vector space is a projective module implies the axiom of multiple choice and that the reverse implication does not hold in set theory weakened to permit the existence of atoms.
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    Retroactive Inhibition in the A-B, A-D Paradigm as Measured by a Multiple-Choice Test.Coleman T. Merryman - 1971 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 91 (2):212-214.
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    Conditional Response Distributions in a Multiple-Choice Probability-Learning Situtation.James R. Erickson & Karen K. Block - 1970 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 86 (2):328.
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    A Comparison of Two Payoff Functions on Multiple-Choice Decision Behavior.David M. Messick & Amnon Rapoport - 1965 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 69 (1):75.
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    Multiple-Choice Probability Learning.Karen Block & James R. Erickson - 1969 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 81 (1):72.
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    A Test of a Model for Multiple-Choice Behavior.Marvin H. Detambel - 1955 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 49 (2):97.
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    An Experimental Study of Fixation of Response by College Students in a Multiple-Choice Situation.R. M. Gottsdanker - 1939 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 25 (5):431.
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    Factors Affecting Learning and Intrusion Rates in a Multiple-Choice Verbal Transfer Task.Irwin P. Levin & Jeral R. Williams - 1968 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 78 (4p1):689.
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    The Difficulty of Multiple Choice Test Item Alternatives.P. Horst - 1932 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 15 (4):469.
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    Administering Electric Shock for Inaccuracy in Continuous Multiple-Choice Reactions.C. N. Rexroad - 1926 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 9 (1):1.
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    Response Strength in a Modified Thorndikian Multiple-Choice Situation as a Function of Varying Proportions of Reinforcement.Albert E. Goss & Edward J. Rabaioli - 1952 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 43 (2):106.
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    Effects of Associative Strength in a Multiple-Choice Verbal Transfer Task.Irwin P. Levin & Jeral R. Williams - 1968 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 76 (4p1):530.
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    Gradients of Error Reinforcement in Normal Multiple-Choice Learning Situations.Melvin H. Marx - 1957 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 54 (3):225.
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    New Gradients of Error Reinforcement in Multiple-Choice Human Learning.Melvin H. Marx & Marion E. Bunch - 1951 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 41 (2):93.
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    Expected Value and Response Uncertainty in Multiple-Choice Decision Behavior.David M. Messick & Amnon Rapaport - 1965 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 70 (2):224.
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    An Automatic Rotary Switch for Use with the Ranschburg Exposure Apparatus for Continuous Multiple Choice Work.G. B. Dimmick - 1931 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 14 (3):303.
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    A Continuous Multiple Choice Reaction Apparatus.Carl N. Rexroad - 1925 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 8 (5):325.
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    Another Kind of 'BOLD Response': Answering Multiple-Choice Questions Via Online Decoded Single-Trial Brain Signals.Bettina Sorger & Audrey Maudoux - unknown
    The term ‘locked-in’ syndrome (LIS) describes a medical condition in which persons concerned are severely paralyzed and at the same time fully conscious and awake. The resulting anarthria makes it impossible for these patients to naturally communicate, which results in diagnostic as well as serious practical and ethical problems. Therefore, developing alternative, muscle-independent communication means is of prime importance. Such communication means can be realized via brain–computer interfaces (BCIs) circumventing the muscular system by using brain signals associated with preserved cognitive, (...)
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    Multiple Predictions in Choice Reaction Time: A Serial Memory Scanning Interpretation.Michael J. Hacker & James V. Hinrichs - 1974 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 103 (5):999.
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    Choice of First Variables for Single and Repeated Multiple Estimates of Loudness.E. C. Poulton - 1969 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 80 (2p1):249.
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    Memory‐Based Simple Heuristics as Attribute Substitution: Competitive Tests of Binary Choice Inference Models.Hidehito Honda, Toshihiko Matsuka & Kazuhiro Ueda - 2017 - Cognitive Science 41 (S5).
    Some researchers on binary choice inference have argued that people make inferences based on simple heuristics, such as recognition, fluency, or familiarity. Others have argued that people make inferences based on available knowledge. To examine the boundary between heuristic and knowledge usage, we examine binary choice inference processes in terms of attribute substitution in heuristic use. In this framework, it is predicted that people will rely on heuristic or knowledge-based inference depending on the subjective difficulty of the inference task. We (...)
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    God's Problem of Multiple Choice.Lloyd Strickland - 2006 - Religious Studies 42 (2):141-157.
    A question that has been largely overlooked by philosophers of religion is how God would be able to effect a rational choice between two worlds of unsurpassable goodness. To answer this question, I draw a parallel with the paradigm cases of indifferent choice, including Buridan's ass, and argue that such cases can be satisfactorily resolved provided that the protagonists employ what Otto Neurath calls an ‘auxiliary motive’. I supply rational grounds for the employment of such a motive, and then argue (...)
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    A Gradient Theory of Multiple-Choice Learning.John Oliver Cook - 1953 - Psychological Review 60 (1):15-22.
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    A DBQ in a Multiple-Choice World: A Tale of Two Assessments in a Unit on the Byzantine Empire.Colleen Fitzpatrick, Stephanie van Hover, Ariel Cornett & David Hicks - forthcoming - Journal of Social Studies Research.
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    Separating Sensitivity From Response Bias: Implications of Comparisons of Yes-No and Forced-Choice Tests for Models and Measures of Recognition Memory.Neal E. A. Kroll, Andrew P. Yonelinas, Ian G. Dobbins & Christina M. Frederick - 2002 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 131 (2):241-254.
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    Multiple-Choice Learning of Line-Drawn Facial Features: I. Inhibitory Effects of Observer Scoring.Melvin H. Marx - 1979 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 14 (6):437-438.
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    Both Multiple-Choice and Short-Answer Quizzes Enhance Later Exam Performance in Middle and High School Classes.Kathleen B. McDermott, Pooja K. Agarwal, Laura D’Antonio, Henry L. Roediger & Mark A. McDaniel - 2014 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 20 (1):3-21.
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    Multiple-Choice Learning of Line-Drawn Facial Features: III. Transfer as a Function of Performance or Observation.Melvin H. Marx - 1980 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 15 (1):57-59.
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    A Monte Carlo Study of Nonparametric Multiple-Comparison Tests for a Two-Way Layout.James D. Church & Edward L. Wike - 1979 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 14 (2):95-98.
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    Vague and Ambiguous Questions on Multiple‐Choice Exercises: The Case For.Jim Mackenzie - 1994 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 26 (1):23–33.
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    Assessing Students' Abilities to Construct and Interpret Line Graphs: Disparities Between Multiple‐Choice and Free‐Response Instruments.Craig A. Berg & Philip Smith - 1994 - Science Education 78 (6):527-554.
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    Lévy A.. Axioms of Multiple Choice. Fundamenta Mathematicae, Vol. 50 No. 5 , Pp. 475–483.J. R. Shoenfield - 1965 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 30 (2):252.
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    Multiple-Choice Learning of Line-Drawn Facial Features: II. Sex Differences.Melvin H. Marx - 1979 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 14 (6):439-441.
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    Multiple-Choice Testing Can Improve the Retention of Non-Tested Related Information.Jeri L. Little & Elizabeth Ligon Bjork - 2010 - In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society.
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  44. Confirmation of the Stubborn-Error Effect in Human Multiple-Choice Verbal Learning.Melvin H. Marx & Kathleen Marx - 1980 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 16 (6):477-479.
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    A Monte Carlo Investigation of Four Nonparametric Multiple-Comparison Tests for K Independent Groups.Edward L. Wike & James D. Church - 1978 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 11 (1):25-28.
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    The Axiom of Multiple Choice and Models for Constructive Set Theory.Benno van den Berg & Ieke Moerdijk - 2014 - Journal of Mathematical Logic 14 (1):1450005.
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    A Multi-Multiple-Choice Machine for Experimental Work with Rewards and Punishments.I. Lorge & J. V. Waits - 1936 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 19 (3):386.
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    Verbalization in Multiple Choice Reactions.C. N. Rexroad - 1926 - Psychological Review 33 (6):451-458.
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    Review: M. N. Bleicher, Multiple Choice Axioms and Axioms of Choice for Finite Sets. [REVIEW]J. D. Halpern - 1967 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 32 (2):273-273.
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    An Analysis of Complex Multiple‐Choice Science–Technology–Society Items: Methodological Development and Preliminary Results.Ángel Vázquez‐Alonso, María‐Antonia Manassero‐Mas & José‐Antonio Acevedo‐Díaz - 2006 - Science Education 90 (4):681-706.
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