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Mindworks Wins American Institute of Architects People's Choice Award

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 9/22/2022 3:51:24 PM
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On September 12, Mindworks received the first-ever Lerch Bates People's Choice Award recognizing design excellence in the Chicago area. Learn more about these prestigious awards and the outstanding professionals who earned them.

CDR Faculty in the News: May-September 2022

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/22/2022 11:00:00 AM
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CDR faculty and their research are regularly featured in popular press. Catch up on the latest articles, podcast appearances, editorials, and more.

Mindworks Featured on Fox 32's "Good Day Chicago"

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/18/2022 10:39:56 AM
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On August 17, Fox 32's "Good Day Chicago" broadcast live from Mindworks. Watch host Tim McGill and Mindworks Director Jasmine Kwong explore the interactive exhibits at this one-of-a-kind lab and discovery center.

Mindworks Celebrates First Anniversary with Record-Setting Attendance

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/27/2022 11:30:09 AM
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Mindworks, the world's first lab and discovery center dedicated to behavioral science, celebrated its first birthday in Chicago with live music, prize giveaways, a special pop-up exhibit, and more.

Video: Nudge for Good - Richard Thaler in Conversation with Greta Johnsen

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/8/2022 11:03:06 AM
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Richard Thaler and Greta Johnsen

On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, Prof. Richard Thaler sat down with Greta Johnsen (WBEZ's Nerdette) for an interview about choice architecture, using nudges to address challenges like climate change and gun violence, and more. The video recording is now available.

Announcing the 2022 Thaler-Tversky Research Grant Winner

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/12/2022 3:45:11 PM
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The winner of this year's Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant is Sota Ichiba, a fifth year PhD student in Economics, whose proposed project will explore the relationship between attention and economic salience. Learn more about Sota and his line of research.

CDR Faculty in the News: March & April 2022

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/5/2022 4:00:00 PM
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CDR faculty and their research are regularly featured in popular press. Catch up on the latest articles, podcast appearances, editorials, and more.

Video: Think Better with Michele Gelfand

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 4/19/2022 10:33:48 AM
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Michele Gelfand

On April 18, 2022, Professor Michele Gelfand (Stanford Graduate School of Business) presented "Tight and Loose Cultures: Unlocking the Hidden Code of Social Norms" as part of the Think Better Speaker Series. Watch the recording now.

Three Emerging Scholars Join the CDR for the Leadership Alliance Summer Program

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 4/7/2022 2:41:44 PM
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This summer, the Center for Decision Research will welcome three outstanding rising scholars as part of the Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP). Get to know this year's participants, their mentors, and what excites them about the program.

Video: Think Better with Alexander Todorov

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 3/10/2022 12:00:29 PM
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On Wednesday, March 9, Prof. Alexander Todorov presented his Think Better talk "What Do We 'See' in a Face?" exploring the science of first impressions. The recording is now available.

CDR Faculty in the News: January & February 2022

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 3/8/2022 12:40:00 PM
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CDR faculty and their research are regularly featured in popular press. Catch up on the latest articles, op-eds, awards, book publications, and more.

Apply Now: Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 3/4/2022 12:29:08 PM
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Richard Thaler

Are you a UChicago PhD student or post-doctoral researcher conducting behavioral science research? Apply by April 1 for this $3,000 independent research grant.

CDR Presenters at the 2022 Society for Consumer Psychology Conference

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 3/2/2022 1:54:24 PM
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The 2022 Society for Consumer Psychology Conference will feature research from more than a dozen CDR members, plus a keynote address by Prof. Ayelet Fishbach. Learn more about the sessions featuring CDR members.

See You (Virtually) at SJDM

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/4/2022 12:45:00 PM
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The 42nd Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference will feature more than 30 posters and presentations from CDR scholars. Find out how the CDR is getting involved at SJDM.

Ph.D. Student Radhika Santhanagopalan Wins Diversity Leadership Award

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/20/2022 3:31:51 PM
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Radhika Santhanagopalan

Radhika served on the Graduate Council as vice president of diversity and inclusion and was pivotal in launching UChicago's Juneteenth initiative, which included a keynote address by scholar and activist Angela Davis, anti-racism workshops, and a fundraiser for Brave Space Alliance.

CDR Faculty in the News: November & December 2021

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/3/2022 12:40:29 PM
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CDR faculty and their research are regularly featured in popular press. Catch up on the latest articles, podcast appearances, editorials, and more.

Apply for the Leadership Alliance Summer Research Program

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 12/15/2021 4:28:49 PM
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The CDR is seeking undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds interested in social psychology, cognitive psychology, and behavioral economics. Learn all about the program and how to apply.

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