Car salesperson problem

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Description

Replication of the car salesperson problem in See, Fox, and Rottenstreich (2006)

Usage

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data("carsales")

Format

A data frame with 155 observations on the following 4 variables.

initial

a numeric vector taking the value 0 for the Car condition and 1 for the Salesperson condition

prob

a numeric vector recording the respondent's probability estimate that the car was purchased from Carlos

NFCC

a numeric vector recording respondents' scores on the Need for Certainty and Closure scale

ctrNFCC

a numeric vector that is NFCC standardized to have a mean of 0 and standard deviation of 1

Source

Data provided by Gurr, M. (2009).

References

Gurr, M. (2009). Partition dependence: Investigating the principle of insufficient reason, uncertainty and dispositional predictors. (Unpublished Honours thesis: The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)

See, K. E., Fox, C. R., & Rottenstreich, Y. S. (2006). Between ignorance and truth: Partition dependence and learning in judgment under uncertainty. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 32, 1385-1402.

Examples

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data("carsales", package="smdata")