Alexander Walker

University of Waterloo

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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SSRN CITATIONS

4

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2

Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Bullshit Makes the Art Grow Profounder

Turpin, M. H., Walker, A. C., Kara-Yakoubian, M., Gabert, N. N., Fugelsang, J. A., & Stolz, J. A. (2019). Bullshit makes the art grow profounder. Judgment and Decision Making, 14(6), 658-670.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Feb 2020
University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology and University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology
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pseudo-profound bullshit, impression management, meaning, abstract art

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Finding Meaning in the Clouds: Illusory Pattern Perception Predicts Receptivity to Pseudo-Profound Bullshit

Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 14, No. 2, March 2019, pp. 109–119
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 May 2019
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology and University of Waterloo
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pseudo-profound bullshit, bullshit receptivity, illusory pattern perception, irrational belief

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Controlling the Narrative: An Initial Investigation Into Doublespeak

Walker, A. C., Turpin, M. H., Meyers, E. A., Stolz, J. A., Fugelsang, J. A., & Koehler, D. J. (2021). Controlling the narrative: Euphemistic language affects judgments of actions while avoiding perceptions of dishonesty. Cognition, 211, 1-14.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2021
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology and University of Waterloo
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deception, linguistic manipulation, euphemism, doublespeak, linguistic framing

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Intuition Speed as a Predictor of Choice and Confidence in Point Spread Predictions

Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 14, No. 2, March 2019, pp. 148–155
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology and University of Waterloo
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dual-process, intuition confidence, intuition speed, sports gambling

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Unclaimed Prize Information Biases Perceptions of Winning in Scratch Card Gambling

Journal of Gambling Studies, 34(4), 1355-1375 (2018)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2019
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology
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scratch cards, cognitive biases, decision making, unclaimed prize information, gambling

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Exploring Relationships Between Problem Gambling, Scratch Card Gambling, and Individual Differences in Thinking Style

Journal of Behavioral Addictions (2018) DOI: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.131
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology and University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology
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scratch card gambling, problem gambling, individual differences, thinking style, Cognitive Reflection Test

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Graphical Depiction of Statistical Information Improves Gambling-Related Judgments

Journal of Gambling Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology
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Gambling, Debiasing, Unclaimed prize information, Scratch cards, Visual aids