Decision-making for a social world

Uncovering and Punishing Unconscious Bias

Uncovering and Punishing Unconscious Bias (paper here) Philip E. Tetlock, Gregory Mitchell and L. Jason Anastasopoulos Recent technological advances in psychology hold out the promise of

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Social influences on self-control

Social influences on "self"-control (paper here) Joe Kable, University of Pennsylvania As Duckworth and Kern (2011) note, currently over 1% of the abstracts in PsycInfo are indexed by

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Framing, defaults, trust

Framing Effects, Default Effects, and Trust (paper here) Craig R. M. McKenzie (UC San Diego), Michael J. Liersch (New York University), Shlomi Sher (UC San Diego) Framing effects and default

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Modularity and decision making

Modularity & Decision Making (paper here) Robert Kurzban University of Pennsylvania & Chapman University Mechanisms that are useful are often specialized because of the efficiency gains

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Judgments and decisions based on attempts to disambiguate the given information

Eric Igou Judgments and decisions based on attempts to disambiguate the given information: Effects of decision frames, non-diagnostic information, and information order (you can find the paper

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The cost of collaboration

The cost of collaboration: Why joint decision-making exacerbates rejection of outside information (article here) Julia Minson and Jennifer Mueller Existing research asserts that specific group

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Exploiting the wisdom of others

Exploiting the wisdom of others: A bumpy road to better decision making (article here). Ilan Yaniv and Shoham Choshen-Hillel While decision makers often consult other people’s opinions to

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Moral Compensation and the Environment

Moral Compensation and the Environment: Affecting individuals’ moral intentions through how they see themselves as moral (link to the article) Ann Tenbrunsel, Jennifer Jordan, Francesca Gino

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Cognitive Migration

Cognitive Migration:The Role of Mental Simulation in the (Hot) Cultural Cognition of Migration Decisions (link to the article) David Kyle & Saara Koikkalainen This paper introduces the novel

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Words or Deeds

Words or Deeds? Choosing what to know about others (link to the article) Erte Xiao & Cristina Bicchieri Social cooperation often relies on individuals’ spontaneous norm obedience when

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Instrumentality Boosts Gratitude

Instrumentality Boosts Gratitude: Helpers Are More Appreciated While They Are Useful (link to the article) Benjamin Converse & Ayelet Fishbach We propose that in social interactions,

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Strategies for coping with questionable decisions

"I read Playboy for the articles": Strategies for coping with questionable decisions (link to the article) Zoe Chance & Michael Norton Humans are masters of lying and self-decep

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Profit-Seeking Punishment Corrupts Norm Obedience

Profit-Seeking Punishment Corrupts Norm Obedience (link to the article) Erte Xiao Punishment typically involves depriving violators of resources they own such as money or labor. These resources

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Introduction – Reasoning as a social device

Introduction -- Reasoning as a social device (link to the article) Hugo Mercier The social context exerts a very important influence on our decisions, which has not been considered in its full

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Workshop: Decision-making for a social world

Welcome to the Decision Making for a Social World webconference. Through the information they transmit, the pressures they exert, the emotions they elicit, other people have an enormous impact on

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