News - Center for Decision Research | Chicago Booth

Recap: Think Better with Adam Alter (Video to Come)

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/21/2020 4:47:00 PM
Read More »

Adam Alter

On Wednesday, February 19, the Think Better Speaker Series welcomed Professor Adam Alter, whose talk, “Irresistible: The Rise of Screens and the War for Attention,” delved into the behavioral science behind our cell phone obsession.

Richard Thaler Profiled on "Bloomberg Big Decisions"

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/6/2020 11:24:11 AM
Read More »

Richard Thaler

During his February 5 appearance on "Bloomberg Big Decisions," Dr. Richard Thaler discussed his upbringing, nudging for good (and evil), what inspired his break from traditional economics, and more.

CDR Research in the News: January 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/1/2020 10:47:00 AM
Read More »

Newspaper icon

This month, CDR faculty were covered in the New York Times, Washington Post, Business Insider, and other publications. Catch up on recent CDR press coverage and podcast appearances.

Position Announcement: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/21/2020 10:32:31 AM
Read More »

Xuan Zhao speaks with George Wu

The Center for Decision Research is now accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral researcher position at the intersection of psychology, economics and finance. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis through March 15, 2020.

CDR Hosts Open House

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/14/2020 12:44:37 PM
Read More »

Ayelet Fishbach

Want to learn more about behavioral science? Join the Center for Decision Research on Wednesday, January 29 for an open house, featuring fascinating talks, prize giveaways, a pop-up lab, and more. Register today to reserve your spot!

CDR Research Featured in 40+ Sessions at SJDM Annual Meeting

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 12/9/2019 3:41:12 PM
Read More »

Elizabeth Huppert presents at the society for judgment and decision making annual meeting 2019

The Society for Judgment and Decision Making held its Annual Meeting Nov. 15-18 in Montreal. CDR's presence at the event continues to be sizeable. More than 40 talks & posters featured work by CDR faculty & students. The CDR also sponsored the Women in SJDM networking event and hosted a CDR reunion dinner.

Announcing the Fall 2019 Thaler-Tversky Research Grant Recipients

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 12/4/2019 12:22:00 PM
Read More »

The Center for Decision Research is pleased to announce the newest recipients of the Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant for emerging scholars. Learn about the winners and their proposed research projects.

The CDR Welcomes Post-Doctoral Speakers

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 11/20/2019 1:32:00 PM
Read More »

CDR logo

The CDR is pleased to host two upcoming talks by post-doctoral researchers. On Friday, Nov. 22, Jillian Jordan will present her research, “Understanding moralistic punishment and outrage through the lens of reputation," and Monday, Dec. 2 join Lauren Eskreis-Winkler for "Dear Abby: Should I Give Advice or Receive It?"

Think Better with Steve Wendel (with video)

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 11/19/2019 8:35:00 AM
Read More »

Steve Wendel

On November 6, 2019, the Think Better speaker series welcomed Dr. Steve Wendel, Head of Behavioral Science at Morningstar. His talk, “Challenges and Opportunities of Behavioral Science in Business,” explored findings from the world's largest survey of behavioral teams in business.

The CDR Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/5/2019 2:29:00 PM
Read More »

Harper Center

The Center for Decision Research welcomes three new faculty members to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business: Shereen Chaudhry, assistant professor of behavioral science, Joshua Dean, assistant professor of behavioral science, and Celia Gaertig, assistant professor of marketing.

Nicholas Epley Partners With BBC to Replicate Groundbreaking Study

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/9/2019 2:29:00 PM
Read More »

Nicholas Epley

CDR faculty director Nicholas Epley found that in both the U.S. and the U.K., when commuters talk with strangers on public transportation, both people report feeling happier.

The CDR Welcomes New Faculty Member Alex Koch

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/1/2019 8:36:00 AM
Read More »

Alex Koch

The Center for Decision Research welcomes Alex Koch, assistant professor of behavioral science and Asness Junior Faculty Fellow to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Linda Ginzel Honored with Teaching Award

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 4/25/2019 8:36:00 AM
Read More »

Linda Ginzel

Linda E. Ginzel has been honored with the 2019 Hillel J. Einhorn Excellence in Teaching Award. The award was established in 1987 in honor of Hillel J. Einhorn, the founding director of the Center for Decision Research.

Think Better with Angela Duckworth

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 4/18/2019 4:03:00 PM
Read More »

Angela Duckworth

On April 17, 2019, more than 210 people were in attendance as the Center for Decision Research welcomed psychologist and best-selling author Angela Duckworth, who presented her talk, "Strategic Self-Control.”

Think Better with David Yokum (with video)

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/14/2019 11:52:00 AM
Read More »

David Yokum

On February 13, 2019, David Yokum presented his talk, “Behavioral Science and Public Policy: Mapping the Next Five Years,” as part of the Center for Decision Research’s Think Better speaker series.

Think Better with Sendhil Mullainathan (with video)

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 11/30/2018 2:33:00 PM
Read More »

 Sendhil Mullainathan

Watch the video of CDR's Sendhil Mullainathan discussing “The Self-Driving Mind.” Mullainathan, who is the Roman Family University Professor of Computation and Behavioral Science at Chicago Booth, was the inaugural speaker in our Think Better series.

Money Can’t Buy Happiness…Or Can It?

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/23/2018 9:10:00 AM
Read More »

Christopher K. Hsee

CDR faculty member Christopher Hsee explores the long-debated happiness to wealth problem, finding that relativity tends to be the only constant.

Never Miss the Latest News

Sign up to receive emails from the Center for Decision Research and stay up to date on behavioral science research, programs, and events.