A Review of “Counterfactual thinking and the first instinct fallacy” by Kruger, Wirtz, & Miller (2005)
Created by Richard Thripp as an assignment for EXP 6506: Cognition and Learning class at University of Central Florida, to help the class understand this journal article.
Epstude, K., & Roese, N. J. (2008). The functional theory of counterfactual thinking. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 12(2), 168–192.
Kruger, J., Wirtz, D., & Miller, D. T. (2005). Counterfactual thinking and the first instinct fallacy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 88, 725–735.
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Tags: cognitive psychology, counterfactual thinking, deal or no deal, first instinct fallacy, learning, logic, logical fallacies, monty hall problem, paradoxes, perception, reasoning, regret