Behavioral Science Workshops

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Invited guests, faculty, and students present current research in decision making and judgment in our workshop series. The emphasis of our workshop series is on behavioral implications of decision and judgment models.

Spring 2017 Workshop Schedule

Location: Chicago Booth Harper Center, Classroom C06
Time: Mondays, 10:10–11:30 a.m., Wednesdays, 11:45 a.m.–1.15 p.m

Monday, March 27
Presentations by Kaitlin Woolley, Franklin Shaddy, and Brian Lucas.
Monday, April 3 Mina Cikara
Harvard University
“Engineering opportunity: Leveraging Choice Architecture to Reduce Discrimination”
Wednesday, April 5  Liane Young
Boston University

Moral Cognition in Context

Monday, April 10 Amy Krosch
Cornell University
Economic Scarcity Alters Social Perception to Promote Discrimination: Evidence from the Brain and Behavior
Monday, April 17 Ellen Evers
University of California, Berkeley

“Elicitation Based Preference "Reversals"”
Monday, April 24 Nour Kteily
Northwestern University
“Darker Demons of our Nature: The Prevalence and Potency of Blatant Dehumanization”

Monday, May 1 Hal Hershfield
UCLA Anderson School of Management
“When Does the Present End and the Future Begin?”
Monday, May 8 Susan Gelman
University of Michigan
“Categories and Moral Reasoning”
Monday, May 15 Joe Simmons
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton
Monday, May 22 Sophie Trawalter
University of Virginia
“Out of Place: On the Importance of Public Space for Perpetuating (or Reducing) Social Inequity”
Many CDR members may also be interested in the schedule for the Marketing Workshop series.

Welcome to the Center for Decision Research

The Center for Decision Research is devoted to the study of how individuals form judgments and make decisions. Researchers at the center examine the processes by which intuition, reasoning, and social interaction produce beliefs, judgments, and choices. Understanding how and why people make decisions has important applications in a range of contexts, including management, marketing, finance, and public policy.

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