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Estimating the informative: Anchoring in estimations of observed ratios


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Title: Estimating the informative: Anchoring in estimations of observed ratios
Authors: Edmar, Björn Alfons
Issue Date: 18-Jun-2021
Abstract: The aim of this study was to examine if anchoring effects occur in ratio judgements where the object of the estimation is visually examined by the estimator. In addition to this, impact of personal experience concerning the source of the anchor along with any potential reduction in anchor susceptibility due to abstract reasoning capabilities was also examined. This was done through an experimental survey on 159 participants recruited via Amazon Mechanical Turk. No reliable results were found. Pr... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68639
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