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(support) who did Griffiths compare?

30 regular gamblers and 30 non regular gamblers

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(support) what did Griffiths compare?

what the gamblers and non gamblers said when gambling (verbalisations)

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(support) what did Griffiths find?

regular gamblers showed more irrational verbalisations with evidence of heuristic biases

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(support) Joukhador's gambling questionnaire was designed to cover a range of what?

cognitive biases

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(support) Joukhador et al compared answers of who?

56 problem gamblers and 52 social gamblers

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(support) Joukhador found problem gamblers scored higher on what?

almost all cognitive biases

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(against) one issue of cognitive biases is them just providing a description rather than what...

an explanation

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(against) why could it be said cognitive biases don't provide a explanation?

explanations can predict what will happen, with cognitive biases it is impossible to predict when a gambler might use a particular bias

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(against) How did Griffiths illustrate that biases don't allow for predictions, regarding the national lottery?

broadcast in the media that 13 came up least
expect those with representativeness bias to pick it and those with availability wouldn't
didn't happen

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(against) cognitive bias research uses self report methods, what does this involve?

gamblers reporting what they are thinking

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(against) What are some issues in using self report methods like Joukhador's for studying cognitive biases?

relies on gamblers being honest
social desirability & Hawthorne effect

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(against) what other issue arises in using self reports to study addiction in particular?

denial

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(against) how is researcher bias an issue with cognitive bias research?

researchers have to decide which bias is present

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(against) who are cognitive biases found among?

gamblers and non gamblers

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what is one explanation of why some biases lead to addiction problems?

problem gamblers have more of the biases

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