In the study, anxious people overgeneralize
emotional experiences - even if they aren't threatening.
Still, Becker mentions important issues--such as the difficulty of comparing qualitative datasets (1890), the reprehensible urge to overgeneralize
on the basis of small samples (204), the bad habit of taking assumptions for granted (191-193), and the lazy tendency to disregard history with the consequence that conditions which could only become apparent over longer periods of time are ignored (190).
However, she judicially uses the information she possesses and does not overgeneralize
on the basis of limited knowledge.
It's an aspect of his personality, not a description of his politics.' And a caveat, a reminder, that Altemeyer repeats throughout the book: We should all temper 'our natural tendency to overgeneralize
.' What follows is based mainly on Altemeyer's own research.
A more serious issue, however, lies with the authors tendency to overgeneralize
the often scanty cases as reflective of main trends among the Muslim masses, and to draw conclusions that undermine the careful effort he has made.
The first being insufficient social awareness of harassment as a form of violence, and the second being the government's tendency to overgeneralize
when creating solutions to prevent harassment .
Only one study explained that subjects with PTSD tend to overgeneralize
memories compared to subjects with or without traumatic experiences and with no PTSD (LaGarde et al., 2010).
The conclusion should be that it is dangerous to overgeneralize
because each type of server has different trend characteristics.
For one, Boenig does not unreservedly praise Lewis--a common pitfall of Inklings studies in general--identifying in his scholarship, for example, "a tendency to overgeneralize
Fluoride opponents selectively choose and overgeneralize
research findings to fuel public concern about risks associated with community water fluoridation.
In a recent issue of the "Journal of Developmental Education," Alexandros Goudas and Hunter Boylan (2012) aimed several criticisms at this body of work, with the key claims being that: (1) the authors unfairly portray developmental education as ineffective because it does not lead to outcomes "better" than those of college-ready students; (2) they ignore several studies showing positive results; and (3) they overgeneralize
from results that are only valid for students near the developmental cut-off scores.
Although these cultural themes dominate the life of the Chinese in many ways, Chen stresses that we should be cautious and not overgeneralize
a particular cultural group by viewing them with only a handful of cultural factors.