Symposia: 221/188 - New sampling approaches to social cognition

Thursday 6 July
14.30 - 16.10 h.
Seminar
The symposium highlights how environmental sampling processes offer novel explanations for social-cognitive phenomena. These phenomena include the in-group heterogeneity effect, illusory correlations, the false consensus effect and the “lure” of small samples.

 

Chair
Florian Kutzner
Assistant Professor. Psychologisches Institut. Universität Heidelberg. Heidelberg. Germany.

 

221/18801 Selective information sampling and the ingroup heterogeneity effect

(1) Konovalova, Elizaveta; (2) Le Mens, Gael

(1) Psychologist. Department of Economics and Business. Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Barcelona. Spain; (2) Professor. Department of Economics and Business. Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Barcelona. Spain

221/18802 Illusory correlations caused by adaptive sampling – An empirical test

(1) Kuhn, Sascha; (2) Kutzner, Florian

(1) Psychologist. Psychologisches Institut. Universität Heidelberg. Heidelberg. Germany; (2) Assistant Professor. Psychologisches Institut. Universität Heidelberg. Heidelberg. Germany

221/18803 Do small information samples increase likeability? Boundaries of the “less is more”-effect

(1) Prager, Johannes; (2) Fiedler, Klaus

(1) Psychologist. Psychologisches Institut. Universität Heidelberg. Heidelberg. Germany; (2) Professor. Psychologisches Institut. Universität Heidelberg. Heidelberg. Germany

221/18804 Choosing the devil you don’t know: Evidence for limited sensitivity to sample size-based uncertainty

(1) Kutzner, Florian

(1) Assistant Professor. Psychologisches Institut. Universität Heidelberg. Heidelberg. Germany

221/18805 Origins of false consensus effect in win expectations for the U.S. Presidential Election 2016

(1) Bruine de Bruin, Wändi; (2) Galesic, Mirta

(1) Professor. Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School. UK; (2) Professor. Santa Fe Institute. Santa Fe. USA