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Belief in the Law of Small Numbers

This journal article gives examples of erroneous beliefs about probability. It specifically examines the belief that a random sample must be representative of the true population.
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Date Issued 1971
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Source Psychological Bulletin, 1971, Vol. 76, No. 2. 105-110.
Date Of Record Creation 2005-01-19 11:29:04
Date Of Record Release 2005-05-16 22:22:43
Date Last Modified 2005-05-16 22:22:43
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Author Name Amos Tversky, Daniel Kahneman
Author Organization Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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