Surprising findings: Comparing patterns of surprise, explanation, and probability

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Title: Surprising findings: Comparing patterns of surprise, explanation, and probability
Authors: Foster, Meadhbh I.Keane, Mark T.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8323
Date: 14-Mar-2015
Online since: 2017-02-06T15:00:25Z
Abstract: Why are some events more surprising than others? We suggest that some surprises are more surprising because they are harder to explain.Two factors impacting surprise are explored here:different classes of surprising outcome (Outcome-Type) increasing/decreasing the difficulty of explaining with added cues (Keywords)Three experiments using the same materials but different measures: 1) produced explanations, 2) surprise ratings, and 3) subjective probability ratings.
Funding Details: University College Dublin
Type of material: Conference Publication
Keywords: Media analytics
Other versions: http://icps.psychologicalscience.org/
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12-14 March 2015
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
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