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Need for closure, jumping to conclusions, and decisiveness in delusion-prone individuals

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Need for closure refers to a motivated need for certainty. Jumping-to-conclusions bias refers to the gathering of minimal data when making overconfident probabilistic judgments. Both constructs have been associated independently with delusion-proneness. Fifty-eight nonclinical adults were assessed for jumping-to-conclusions bias using an experimental reasoning task, and need for closure, decisiveness concerning real-life dilemmas, and delusion-proneness using questionnaires. Delusion-pronenes...

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"Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia"
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Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science
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"Cognitive Neuroscience Research Panel, Neuroscience Institute for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders, Sydney, Australia"
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"Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia"
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Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science
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Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Publisher's website
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Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Journal website
Volume:
194
Issue:
6
Pages:
422-426
Publication date:
2006-06-01
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1539-736X
ISSN:
0022-3018
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English
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2009-12-07

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