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Perceptual decision making, and the construction of confidence

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Perceptual decisions are of fundamental interest, and it is increasingly recognised that a sense of confidence supports decision-making. The drift diffusion model (DDM), provides an excellent account of decisions and response times. It also features the optimal property of tracking the difference in evidence between two options. However, the DDM struggles to account for human confidence reports. Possibly because of this, much confidence research has used non-normative models of the decisio...

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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Training Grant through Grand Union DTP
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Calder-Travis, J
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1788993
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Studentship
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Calder-Travis, J
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2020-11-01

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