The criterion-calibration model of cue interaction in contingency judgments

Hannah, Samuel D. and Allan, Lorraine G. (2011) The criterion-calibration model of cue interaction in contingency judgments. Learning & Behavior, 39 2: 171-190. doi:10.3758/s13420-011-0015-9


Author Hannah, Samuel D.
Allan, Lorraine G.
Title The criterion-calibration model of cue interaction in contingency judgments
Journal name Learning & Behavior   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1543-4494
1543-4508
Publication date 2011-06-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3758/s13420-011-0015-9
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 39
Issue 2
Start page 171
End page 190
Total pages 20
Place of publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Springer
Language eng
Abstract Siegel, Allan, Hannah, and Crump (2009) demonstrated that cue interaction effects in human contingency judgments reflect processing that occurs after the acquisition of information. This finding is in conflict with a broad class of theories. We present a new postacquisition model, the criterion-calibration model, that describes cue interaction effects as involving shifts in a report criterion. The model accounts for the Siegel et al. data and outperforms the only other postacquisition model of cue interaction, Stout and Miller's (2007) SOCR model. We present new data from an experiment designed to evaluate a prediction of the two models regarding reciprocal cue interaction effects. The new data provide further support for the criterion-calibration model.
Keyword Contingency
Criterion setting
Criterion shift
Cue interaction
Signal detection theory
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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