## The Probabilistic Mind: Prospects for Bayesian Cognitive ScienceThe rational analysis method, first proposed by John R. Anderson, has been enormously influential in helping us understand high-level cognitive processes. The Probabilistic Mind is a follow-up to the influential and highly cited 'Rational Models of Cognition' (OUP, 1998). It brings together developments in understanding how, and how far, high-level cognitive processes can be understood in rational terms, and particularly using probabilistic Bayesian The Probabilistic Mind will be valuable for psychologists and philosophers interested in cognition. |

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**Reference**Points in Attribute Framing . The

**reference**point hypothesis ( McKenzie & Nelson , 2003 ; Sher & McKenzie , 2006 ) concerns situations in which ...

the

**reference**point . For example , Sher and McKenzie ( 2006 ) had participants roll a six - sided die six times . For some participants , five sides of the ...

In other words , when there is uncertainty about the

**reference**level of a choice - relevant variable , rational actors will exhibit a valence - consistent ...

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prospects for a Bayesian cognitive science | 3 |

A primer on probabilistic inference | 33 |

Rational analyses instrumentalism and implementations | 59 |

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