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hard–easy effect <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman

in A Dictionary of Psychology

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199657681
Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191744358
hard–easy effect n.

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A tendency to be overconfident about the correctness of answers to difficult questions and underconfident about answers to easy questions.

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Subjects: Psychology

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