encoding

What do our sampling assumptions affect: how we encode data or how we reason from it?

In describing how people generalize from observed samples of data to novel cases, theories of inductive inference have emphasized the learner's reliance on the contents of the sample. More recently, a growing body of literature suggests that …

Exploring the role that encoding and retrieval play in sampling effects

A growing body of literature suggests that making different sampling assumptions about how data are generated can lead to qualitatively different patterns of inference based on that data. However, relatively little is known about how sampling …