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Publications [#291339] of Blair H. Sheppard

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  1. Vollrath, DA; Sheppard, BH; Hinsz, VB; Davis, JH (1989). Memory performance by decision-making groups and individuals. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 43(3), 289-300. [doi]
    (last updated on 2022/10/07)

    Four-person groups and individuals performed memory and decision tasks in an investigation of the social processing of information. As predicted, groups recalled and recognized information better than individuals across a variety of measures and decision conditions. Predictions from various models of group decision-making and problem-solving were compared to group and individual memory responses. No set of predictions closely matched the observed data, suggesting that memory tasks may foster a social process unlike those observed heretofore. Memory responses also indicated that groups check individual errors and exaggerate individual response tendencies. © 1989.

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