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CDR Research in the News: July & August 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 9/10/2020 12:00:00 PM
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During summer 2020, CDR faculty were featured in the The Washington Post, CNN, and other fine publications. Catch up on recent thought leadership by CDR researchers.

Re-Launching A Behavioral Science Lab, Virtually

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/14/2020 9:41:03 AM
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The Center for Decision Research’s PIMCO Decision Research Lab continues to conduct world-class empirical research—but has transformed itself during the COVID-19 shutdown into a virtual lab in order to help advance the scientific understanding of human behavior.

Video: Think Better with Dolly Chugh

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/3/2020 4:05:00 PM
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On Wednesday, July 29, award-winning social psychologist Dolly Chugh joined Booth's Jane Risen for a conversation about how to recognize unconscious biases and how to stand up for a more diverse, equitable, inclusive society.

Thomas Talhelm Explores Relationship between Rice Production and Social Norms

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/15/2020 12:00:00 PM
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Associate Professor Thomas Talhelm recently published a new article in PNAS, "Historically Rice-Farming Societies Have Tighter Social Norms in China and Worldwide."

CDR Research in the News: June 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/6/2020 12:00:00 PM
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In June, CDR research on racial bias was featured in the New York Times and New York Daily News. Catch up on recent thought leadership by CDR faculty.

The Center for Decision Research’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/2/2020 10:36:00 AM
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As part of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Center for Decision Research fully embraces the statement of President Robert J. Zimmer and Provost Ka Yee C. Lee, and that of Dean Madhav Rajan, affirming the university’s commitment to combating racism that has long permeated American culture.

Marianne Bertrand, George Wu, and Linda Ginzel Win Teaching Awards

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/29/2020 8:00:00 AM
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At the 2020 Toast to the Graduates, held Saturday, June 6, several CDR faculty members were recognized for their distinguished service to the Chicago Booth community.

CDR Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/25/2020 11:02:21 AM
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The Center for Decision Research is pleased to announce Professors Alex Imas and Alexander Todorov will be joining the center in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Recap: Distinguished Speaker Series with Richard Thaler

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/23/2020 4:14:00 PM
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On Tuesday, June 2, Dean Madhav Rajan spoke with Professor Richard Thaler as part of Chicago Booth’s Distinguished Speaker Series. The two discussed behavioral economics in sports, COVID-19, and nearly sleeping through a call from the Nobel Committee.

Research Highlights: Racism, Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Intergroup Relations

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/9/2020 3:55:11 PM
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The following collection of behavioral science research by CDR faculty examines issues related to racism, prejudice, stereotyping, and intergroup relations.

CDR Research in the News: May 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/1/2020 12:00:00 PM
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In May, CDR faculty and their research were featured in the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and other major publications. Catch up on recent CDR thought leadership.

Announcing the Spring 2020 Thaler-Tversky Research Grant Winners

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/27/2020 8:00:00 AM
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The Center for Decision Research is pleased to announce the latest recipients of the Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant for emerging scholars. Learn about the winners and their proposed projects.

CDR Research in the News: March & April 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/15/2020 12:00:00 PM
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CDR faculty and their research were recently featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and other major publications. Catch up on recent CDR thought leadership.

Video: Think Better with Nicholas Epley

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 4/2/2020 4:24:14 PM
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Watch the video recording of Professor Nicholas Epley's Think Better webinar, "The Surprising Power of Social Connection." Epley explores the hazards of isolation and how to have more meaningful interactions in the era of social distancing.

Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 3/18/2020 12:58:18 PM
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Submissions are now closed for the spring round of our independent research grant program for emerging scholars. This program supports new behavioral science research led by University of Chicago PhD students and post-doctoral researchers.

COVID-19 and CDR Operations

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 3/12/2020 2:14:47 PM
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In accordance with University guidance and to prioritize safety, the CDR has suspended lab operations and postponed events originally scheduled for spring 2020.

CDR Faculty & Students Travel to Huntington Beach for SCP 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 3/8/2020 3:07:00 PM
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This year’s Society for Consumer Psychology Conference took place March 5-7 in Huntington Beach, California and featured work from 16 members of the Center for Decision Research community. Learn about their posters and presentations in this recap from post-doctoral researcher Margaret Echelbarger.

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