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Pfeifer, Niki (2011): Systematic rationality norms provide research roadmaps and clarity. In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 34, No. 5: pp. 263-264
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Normative theories like probability logic provide roadmaps for psychological investigations. They make theorizing precise. Therefore, normative considerations should not be subtracted from psychological research. I explain why conditional elimination inferences involve at least two norm paradigms; why reporting agreement with rationality norms is informative; why alleged asymmetric relations between formal and psychological theories are symmetric; and I discuss the arbitration problem.