Department of Psychology
Natalie A. Obrecht
Office: Science 2055; Numerical Cognition and Inference Lab, Science 2044
Office Hours: WR 11:30am-12:30pm and by appointment
Position: Assistant Professor
Area Specialization: Statistical inference and judgment, numerical representation, Bayesian reasoning, risk communication
Dr. Obrecht is listed as Natalie Lindemann in the course schedule.
Obrecht, N. A. (revision invited). Sample size weighting in probabilistic inference.
Obrecht, N. A. & Chesney, D. L. (2013). Sample representativeness affects whether judgments are influenced by base rate or sample size. Acta Psychologica, 142, 370-382.
Chesney, D. L. & Obrecht, N.A. (2012). Statistical judgments are influenced by the implied likelihood that samples represent the same population. Memory & Cognition, 40, 420-433.
Obrecht, N. A., Anderson, B, Schulkin, J., & Chapman, G. B. (2012). Retrospective frequency formats promote consistent experience-based Bayesian judgments. Applied Cognitive Psychology 26, 436-440.
Anderson, B.L., Obrecht, N.A., Chapman, G. B., Driscoll, D., & Schulkin J. (2011). Physicians' communication of Down syndrome screening test results: The influence of physician numeracy. Genetics in Medicine, 13, 744-749.
Chesney, D. L. & Obrecht, N.A. (2011). Adults are sensitive to variance when making likelihood judgments. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (3134-3139). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
Obrecht, N. A., Chapman, G. B., & Suárez, M. T. (2010). Laypeople do use sample variance: The effect of embedding data in a variance-implying story. Thinking & Reasoning, 16, 26-44.
Obrecht, N. A., Chapman, G. B., & Gelman, R. (2009). An encounter frequency account of how experience affects likelihood estimation. Memory & Cognition, 37, 632-643.
Obrecht, N. A., Chapman, G. B., & Gelman, R. (2007). Intuitive t-tests: Lay use of statistical information. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 1147-1152.