Law of Small Numbers

"Specifically, because of a false belief called the 'law of small numbers,' people attribute negative serial correlation to an identical and independently distributed stochastic process."
Shefrin (2001) [book]

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  1. TVERSKY, A. and D. KAHNEMAN, 1993. Belief in the law of small numbers. A handbook for data analysis in the behavioral sciences: …. [Cited by 841] (54.54/year)
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  10. KEREN, G. and C. LEWIS, 1994. The Two Fallacies of Gamblers: Type I and Type II. ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND HUMAN DECISION PROCESSES. [Cited by 55] (3.81/year)