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dc.contributor.advisorArkes, Hal
dc.creatorBaker, Amanda
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-09T18:21:42Z
dc.date.available2011-06-09T18:21:42Z
dc.date.issued2011-06
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1811/48998
dc.description.abstractAccording to the capacity principle of Unconscious Thought Theory (UTT), unconscious thought should outperform conscious thought on complex decision making tasks due to its larger capacity for information (Dijksterhuis & Nordgren, 2006). In this study, participants were asked to complete a prediction task using up to two cues after a period of unconscious thought or deliberation. Some subjects were presented with an intuitive prediction task; others were presented with a non-intuitive one. Contrary to UTT, it was found that unconscious thinkers used fewer cues to make decisions, and they performed worse than conscious thinkers on both intuitive and non-intuitive prediction tasks.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherThe Ohio State Universityen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThe Ohio State University. Department of Psychology Honors Theses; 2011en_US
dc.subjectunconscious thoughten_US
dc.subjectjudgmenten_US
dc.subjectdecision makingen_US
dc.subjectconsciousnessen_US
dc.subjectpredictionen_US
dc.subjectinformation usageen_US
dc.titleCue Usage in Conscious and Unconscious Thoughten_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.embargoNo embargoen_US
dc.rights.ccAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unporteden_US
dc.rights.ccurihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/en_US


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