Introduction to special issue on theory integration.

Introduction to special issue on theory integration.

This is the first special issue published in the journal Decision. The topic of the special issue is “theory integration”: Rather than pitting 2 competing theories against each other, theory integration provides complementary perspectives for understanding phenomena....
A theory integration program.

A theory integration program.

Psychology’s most vital challenge is to strengthen its theoretical fundament. Popper’s program of competitive testing and the development of unified theories are 2 common routes toward this end. This article proposes a third and complementary route: the integration of...
Choice rules and accumulator networks.

Choice rules and accumulator networks.

This article presents a preference accumulation model that can be used to implement a number of different multi-attribute heuristic choice rules, including the lexicographic rule, the majority of confirming dimensions (tallying) rule and the equal weights rule. The...