TagLast edit: 29 Oct 2020 21:34 UTC by jimrandomh

Anchoring is the use of a reference value when estimating a quantitative value, and the bias that results if the reference point used isn’t suitable for that purpose.

Anchoring is a special case of priming.

Blue- and Yel­low-Tinted Choices

Scott Alexander13 May 2010 22:35 UTC
71 points
57 comments4 min readLW link

An­chor­ing and Adjustment

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 Sep 2007 21:33 UTC
65 points
22 comments2 min readLW link

LW an­chor­ing ex­per­i­ment: maybe

gwern23 Jan 2013 22:41 UTC
23 points
23 comments1 min readLW link

An An­chor­ing Ex­per­i­ment: Results

prase3 Apr 2011 22:48 UTC
28 points
21 comments2 min readLW link


Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Oct 2007 6:11 UTC
41 points
10 comments2 min readLW link

Set­ting the Zero Point

Duncan_Sabien9 Dec 2022 6:06 UTC
81 points
40 comments20 min readLW link

Mak­ing bet­ter es­ti­mates with scarce information

Stan Pinsent22 Mar 2023 17:40 UTC
11 points
5 comments10 min readLW link
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