Small Grants 2020-21
The Cognitive Operations of Predictive Agents: How Mental Simulation Generates Cognitive Biases (S49)
Project Approved 2020-21
Mr. Rory M. Waisman, PhD Student (Co-Investigator)
Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta
The current work concerns the basic cognitive processes behind the illusion of control and biased probability estimation and offers an analysis of how games of chance instigate those processes.
Time Frame: September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021