Accession Number : ADA131224

Title :   A Critical Analysis of the Uses of Multiple Regression in the Study of Human Judgment.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : RICE UNIV HOUSTON TX DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Kerkar,Shanta P.

Report Date : JUL 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : The present paper represents an effort toward integration and extension of existing knowledge in one area of the decision-judgment field. It analyzes the widespread use that is being made of the multiple regression (MR) paradigm in judgement research, distinguishes two major orientations apparent in that work, and suggests ways to integrated and extend them in the interest of making the resulting data more useful.

Descriptors :   *Judgement(Psychology), *Performance(Human), *Regression analysis, Cognition, Decision making, Cues(Stimuli), Learning, Models, Behavior, Functional analysis, Feedback, Predictions, Operational effectiveness, Productivity, Human resources

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE