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Miss the posts on the CCP dictionary/glossary, whatever? Well, here you go-- CRT & numeracy.

These go here.

Cognitive Reflection Test. A three-item assessment of the capacity and disposition to override judments founded on intuition. Regarded as the best meausure of a person’s propensity to overrely on heuristic, System 1 information processing as opposed to conscious, analytical System 2 information processing.  [Frederick, S. (2005), 19, J. Econ. Persp.; Kahneman & Frederick (2005), in The Cambridge handbook of thinking and reasoning  (pp. 267-293). Dated added: Feb. 7, 2018.]

Numeracy. An assessment test that measures the apptitude to reason well with quantative information and draw appropriate infereneces therefrom. [Peters, et al. (2005) , Psych. Sci., 5, 407-13.   Dated added: 2/7/18. Dated added: Feb. 7, 2018.]                     


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Typo: "drraw"

Should you also mention that the CRT has been extended to include non-numeric questions?

February 7, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterJonathan

@Jonathan--I kmow some people bill their extended & modified CRTs as less math focused but I havent' seen anyone report the data that would make me confident these modified CRTs are measuring the same thing as original, not to mention measuring them well.

Thx on typo!

February 7, 2018 | Registered CommenterDan Kahan

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