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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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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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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.

CDR Research in the News: Winter & Spring 2021

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/28/2021 10:21:32 AM
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During the first half of 2021, CDR faculty were featured in popular press and podcasts. Catch up on recent thought leadership by CDR researchers.

Video: Think Better with Katy Milkman

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/21/2021 8:38:41 AM
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On May 20, 2021, behavioral scientist Katy Milkman joined George Wu to discuss Prof. Milkman's new book "How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be." The recording is now available.

2021 Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant Winners

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/17/2021 10:00:00 AM
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The CDR is pleased to announce Daniel Albohn and David Munguia Gomez are the recipients of the 2021 Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant for emerging scholars. Learn about the winners and their proposed projects.

CDR Faculty Partner with Young Scholars for Leadership Alliance Program

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 3/22/2021 11:23:47 AM
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This summer, the Center for Decision Research will welcome seven outstanding rising scholars as part of the Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP). Students have the opportunity to conduct an independent research project under the guidance of a CDR faculty mentor.

CDR Launches International Research Partnership with Ashoka University

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/23/2021 10:15:06 AM
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The CDR recently launched a promising new partnership with Ashoka University’s Delhi-based Centre for Social and Behaviour Change that will enable both institutions to conduct innovative cross-cultural research, field-test behavioral interventions, and more.

Video: Think Better with Ayelet Fishbach

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/18/2021 2:00:00 PM
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Chicago Booth Prof. Ayelet Fishbach

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Chicago Booth's Ayelet Fishbach presented her talk "Stay Motivated" exploring the behavioral science behind effective goal-setting and motivation. The recap and recording are now available.

Apply Today: Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/15/2021 9:55:22 AM
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The Center for Decision Research is now accepting submissions for the spring round of the Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant program for emerging scholars. Applications are due by April 1, 2021.

Alex Imas Wins Exeter Prize for Research on Gender Discrimination

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/5/2021 4:00:00 PM
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Chicago Booth's Alex Imas and co-authors were recently awarded the Exeter Prize for their outstanding paper, "The Dynamics of Discrimination: Theory and Evidence"

CDR Research Featured at SJDM's 2020 Annual Meeting

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/4/2021 3:41:00 PM
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The Society for Judgment and Decision Making held its virtual Annual Meeting Dec. 9-12, 2020. Catch up on the posters and sessions that featured research by CDR faculty, principal researchers, and students.

CDR Research in the News: Fall 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 12/10/2020 1:30:00 PM
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During fall quarter, CDR faculty were featured in popular press and podcasts. Catch up on recent thought leadership by CDR researchers.

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