Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
Evaluating Heuristics How do you evaluate heuristics? Dr. Gigerenzer emphasizes the two different existing approaches that describe the state of the field. In the descriptive approach, researchers try to find out whether people actually use a particular heuristic. In the... Gerd Gigerenzer goCognitive 00:06:15
The role of intuitions Intuitions play an important role in many real-world decision making situations, yet they are often discarded as flawed when compared to algorithmic solutions. Societal pressures on decision makers to produce rational and factual evidence for the... Gerd Gigerenzer goCognitive 00:09:10
When are heuristics superior Against popular belief, there are instances where simple heuristics are not only faster and easier to apply, but they can reliably outperform more complex and exhaustive algorithms. The reason for this is uncertainty of natural environments and the... Gerd Gigerenzer goCognitive 00:06:46