Adams Task

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Adams Task

A problem solving paradigm investigating the use of additive and subtractive information
Duration: 3 minutes
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Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:07PM
Mar 13, 2024, 4:07PM


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Adams, G.S., Converse, B.A., Hales, A.H. et al. (2021). People systematically overlook subtractive changes. Nature 592, 258–261.

Meyvis, T., & Yoon, H. (2021). Adding is favoured over subtracting in problem solving. Nature (London), 592(7853), 189–190.

Rousseau, D. M. (2021). What if Marie Kondo Wrote an Organizational Change Book? Making Space for Subtractive Change. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 57(4), 428–435.