Winter 2009 Workshops - Center for Decision Research | Chicago Booth

Winter 2009 Workshops

Location: Classroom 06
Time: Mondays 10:10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. | Wednesday 12–1:15 p.m.

Monday, December 1 

Melissa Williams
Stanford University
"Lay Theories about Groups: How Cultures Define, Understand, and Justify their Social Hierarchies" 

Wednesday, December 3

Cheryl Wakslak
New York University
"Near Certainties, Remote Possibilities: Probability, Abstraction, and Decision Making"

Monday, January 5 

Jay Van Bavel
Ohio State University
"Social Identity Shapes Perception and Evaluation: A Multi-level Approach"

Wednesday, January 7 

Joshua Ackerman, Yale University
"Shared Experience: Social Coordination of Brain and Behavior" 

Monday, January 26 

Chen-bo Zhong
University of Toronto
"Metaphors of the Mind: How Sins Feel Dirty and Loneliness Feels Cold"; 

Monday, February 9 

Pamela Smith
Radboud University Nijmegen
"The Social Cognition of Power: From Abstract Thinking to Executive Functions" 

Monday, February 16

Brian Knutson
Stanford University
"Neural Antecedents of Financial Decisions" 

Monday, February 23 

Gordon Logan
Vanderbilt University
"The Mysterious Story of Cognitive Control: The Multiple Costs of Multitasking" 

Monday, March 2 

Malia Mason
Columbia University
"Wandering Minds" 

Monday, March 9 

Piotr Winkielman
UC, San Diego
"Embodied Emotion in Judgments and Decisions"