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