Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

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Derek J. Koehler, Nigel Harvey
Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - Psychology - 680 pages
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The Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making is a state-of-the art overview of current topics and research in the study of how people make evaluations, draw inferences, and make decisions under conditions of uncertainty and conflict.

  • Contains contributions by experts from various disciplines that reflect current trends and controversies on judgment and decision making.
  • Provides a glimpse at the many approaches that have been taken in the study of judgment and decision making and portrays the major findings in the field.
  • Presents examinations of the broader roles of social, emotional, and cultural influences on decision making.
  • Explores applications of judgment and decision making research to important problems in a variety of professional contexts, including finance, accounting, medicine, public policy, and the law.

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About the author (2008)

Derek J. Koehler is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He recently completed a term as associate editor at the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Nigel Harvey is Professor of Judgment and Decision Research at University College London. He is a member of the Centre for Research into Economic Learning and Social Evolution and is a former president of the European Association for Decision Making.

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