Small Grants 2020-21

The Cognitive Operations of Predictive Agents: How Mental Simulation Generates Cognitive Biases (S49)

Project Approved 2020-21

Dr. Gerald Haeubl (Principal Investigator)
Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta
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Mr. Rory M. Waisman, PhD Student (Co-Investigator)
Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta

Description

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