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Never Say "Not:" Impact of Negative Wording in Probability Phrases on Imprecise Probability Judgments

Smithson, Michael; Budescu, David; Broomell, Stephen; Por, Han-Hui


Effective translations between numerical and verbal representations of uncertainty are a concern shared by researchers in cognitive science and psychology, with applications to real-world risk management and decision support systems. While there is a substantial literature on such translations for point-wise probabilities, this paper contributes to the scanty literature on imprecise probability translations. Reanalysis of Budescu et al.'s [1] data on numerical interpretations of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
Source: nternational Symposium on Imprecise Probability 2011 Proceedings
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijar.2012.06.019


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