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Author(s): Zita Oravecz, Joachim Vandekerckhove
Publisher: Academic Press Inc.
Publication Type: Academic Journal Article
Journal Title: Journal of Mathematical Psychology
Volume: 98

The Extended Condorcet Model allows us to explore interindividual consensus concerning culturally held knowledge. Also, it enables a process-level description of interindividual differences in the knowledge a person has of the consensus, their willingness to guess in the absence of knowledge, and their bias in guessing. These person-specific characteristics might be tied to one's everyday life experiences. Here, we develop a cognitive latent variable model in which dynamic process parameters from intensive longitudinal daily life data are systematically linked to parameters of the Extended Condorcet Model. We apply this joint model of consensus and longitudinal dynamics to study whether subjective beliefs on what makes people feel loved are linked to daily life experiences of love.