Uncertainty and its perception: experimental study of the numeric expression of uncertainty in two decisional contexts

Riccardo Sartori, Andrea Ceschi ABSTRACT: According to a consolidated tradition of research about the psychology of decisions (Newell etal. 2007) and the psychometric psychology (Sartori 2008), the present study aims at analysing the preferences of individuals between the main numeric expressions of uncertainty: the probabilistic form (expressed by percentages) and the fractional form (expressed by[…]