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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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Sota Ichiba

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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Alex Todorov

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.

Motivation Expert Ayelet Fishbach Shows How to "Get It Done"

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 12/9/2021 2:02:18 PM
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Ayelet Fishbach

Prof. Ayelet Fishbach's new book hits shelves January 4, 2022. "Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation" explains how to identify the right goals, attack the “middle problem,” battle temptations, utilize the help of others around you, and so much more.

CDR in the News: June-October 2021

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 11/9/2021 4:06:07 PM
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CDR researchers are routinely featured in popular media. Catch up on coverage of CDR faculty and our new interactive discovery center, Mindworks, which celebrated its grand opening in July 2021.

Video: Think Better with Richard Thaler

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 11/4/2021 11:39:00 AM
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Richard Thaler

On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, Nobel Laureate Richard Thaler joined CDR Faculty Director Nick Epley to discuss the role of choice architecture in fighting climate change, some of Thaler's favorite nudges, and Thaler's new book, "Nudge: The Final Edition."

Thaler & Sunstein Release "Nudge: The Final Edition"

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/3/2021 1:05:55 PM
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Nobel laureate Richard Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein have released a new and improved version of their pioneering behavioral economics book, Nudge. "Nudge: The Final Edition" is on shelves now.

Mindworks: The Science of Thinking is Now Open!

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/19/2021 4:13:02 PM
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The CDR is pleased to announce the opening of Mindworks: The Science of Thinking, the world’s first lab and interactive museum dedicated to behavioral science, located at 224 S Michigan Avenue in the heart of Chicago’s cultural corridor.

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