Adams Task

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Adams Task - English

A problem solving paradigm investigating the use of additive and subtractive information
Duration: 3 minutes
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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2022, 5:49PM

Adams Task - German

A problem solving paradigm investigating the use of additive and subtractive information
Duration: 3 minutes
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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2022, 5:49PM

References

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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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03380-y

Meyvis, T., & Yoon, H. (2021). Adding is favoured over subtracting in problem solving. Nature (London), 592(7853), 189–190. https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-00592-0

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/00218863211032747