June 13 Wednesday

Workshop on “hot hand fallacy” with Joshua Miller, University of Alicante

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:00PM - 1:45PM
  • YLS room 128
  • Open To The Yale Community
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The Cultural Cognition Project and Professor Dan Kahan

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A Workshop on “hot hand fallacy” with Joshua Miller, University of Alicante
Did the iconic “hot hand fallacy” study (Gilovich, Vallone,& Tversky, “The Hot Hand in Basketball: On the Misperception of Random Sequences,” Cognitive Psychology, 17, 295–314 [1985]) rest on a methodological defect that throws its conclusions into doubt? This is what Professor Joshua Miller purports to demonstrate in a paper that has been the focus of impassioned debate among behavioral economists, decision theorists, and statisticians.

Professor Miller, a member of the faculty at the University of Alicante, will be presenting a workshop on his paper, Surprised by the Gambler's and Hot Hand Fallacies? A Truth in the Law of Small Numbers, on

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Noon – 1:45pm
Yale Law School, Room 128

127 Wall Street, New Haven

Light lunch will be served

Please RSVP: [email protected]
Download the paper here

Funding provided by The Oscar M. Reubhausen Fund

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Dan Kahan, Cultural Cognition Project

Funding provided by The Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund

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