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The effects of advice and “try more” instructions on improving realism of confidence

Journal article
Authors Sandra Buratti
Carl Martin Allwood
Published in Acta Psychologica
Volume 144
Issue 1
Pages 136–144
ISSN 0001-6918
Publication year 2013
Published at Department of Psychology
Pages 136–144
Language en
Links dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2013.05...
Keywords Calibration, Confidence judgments, Debiasing, Episodic memory, Metacognition
Subject categories Psychology

Abstract

This study investigated whether participants can improve the accuracy of their confidence judgments by making second-order judgments, and whether advice (attend both to correct and incorrect items and consider the remember/know quality of the item), and "try more" instructions can help increase participants' accuracy. The participants (n=220) made confidence judgments of their answers to 50 recall questions on a video clip. Next, all the participants were asked to try to increase the accuracy of their confidence judgments by modifying those they believed showed poor realism. Although the participants did increase the accuracy of their confidence judgments, neither the advice nor the "try more" instructions improved their accuracy.

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