A note on measurement of contingency between two binary variables in judgment tasks
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Varied measures of contingency have appeared in the psychological judgment literature concerned with binary variables. These measures are examined, and the inappropriateness of some are noted. As well, it is argued that accurate judgments about related variables should not be used to infer that the judgments are based on the appropriate information.
KeywordsBinary Variable Judgment Task Accurate Judgment Marginal Frequency Contingent Problem
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