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Advancing rational analysis to the algorithmic level

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 March 2020

Falk Lieder
Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen72076, Germany.;
Thomas L. Griffiths
Departments of Psychology and Computer Science, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey08544, USA.;


The commentaries raised questions about normativity, human rationality, cognitive architectures, cognitive constraints, and the scope or resource rational analysis (RRA). We respond to these questions and clarify that RRA is a methodological advance that extends the scope of rational modeling to understanding cognitive processes, why they differ between people, why they change over time, and how they could be improved.

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