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More Does Not Always Lead to Better: Mothers, Young Women, and Girls Generating Causes of a Baby Crying

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  • Azzurra Ruggeri

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  • Konstantinos V. Katsikopoulos

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In this paper we investigated how many causes girls, young women, and mothers could generate in two scenarios involving a hypothetical crying baby. We wanted to test whether girls were as good as young women and mothers in generating the a priori most likely causes.

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  • Azzurra Ruggeri & Konstantinos V. Katsikopoulos, 2012. "More Does Not Always Lead to Better: Mothers, Young Women, and Girls Generating Causes of a Baby Crying," Labsi Experimental Economics Laboratory University of Siena 038, University of Siena.
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    Decision-making; heuristics; judgment.;

    JEL classification:

    • C90 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - General
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness

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