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The epistemic uncertainty of COVID-19: failures and successes of heuristics in clinical decision-making

Riccardo Viale ()
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Riccardo Viale: University of Milano-Bicocca

Mind & Society: Cognitive Studies in Economics and Social Sciences, 2021, vol. 20, issue 1, No 17, 149-154

Abstract: Abstract The brief article deals with the following questions: Was the adaptive toolbox of heuristics ecologically rational and specifically accurate in the initial stages of COVID-19, which was characterized by epistemic uncertainty? In other words, in dealing with COVID-19 did the environmental structural variables allow the success of a given heuristic strategy?

Keywords: Uncertainty; Heuristics; COVID-19 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.1007/s11299-020-00262-0

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