decision-making, innumeracy, numeracy, psychology, quantitative literacy
Ellen Peters’s new book Innumeracy in the Wild: Misunderstanding and Misusing Numbers (Oxford University Press, 2020) is a whirlwind tour of psychological research on numeracy and its interactions with decision-making. The book is packed full of convincing arguments about the impact of numeracy and innumeracy on people's decisions and life outcomes, piles of supporting evidence and relevant references, and detailed expositions of multitudes of research results. Thus, it can serve the motivated reader well as a comprehensive literature review of psychologically oriented research on numeracy and decision-making.
Karaali, Gizem. "Review of Innumeracy in the Wild: Misunderstanding and Misusing Numbers by Ellen Peters." Numeracy 14, Iss. 1 (2021): Article 10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5038/1936-46184.108.40.2068
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