In 1983, Daniel Kahneman — the famous behavioural scientist — and his colleague Amos Tversky, published this example in Psychology Review. The example is about a fictitious character called Linda.
Linda is 31 years old, single, outspoken and very bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she was deeply concerned with issues of discrimination and social justice, and also participated in anti-nuclear demonstrations. Based on this information about Linda, you have to estimate which of the following statements about Linda are more likely to be true.
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