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2014 guide to the American Marketing Association (AMA) job market interviews for aspiring professors

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PhD students in Marketing, Psychology, and Economics should send their “packets” out by the fourth of July in the hopes of lining up interviews at the annual AMA Summer Educator’s Conference. Each year DSN reprints this sort of “what to expect while you’re applying” guide, first published here by Dan Goldstein in 2005.

Publishers withdraw more than 120 gibberish papers

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The publishers Springer and IEEE are removing more than 120 papers from their subscription services after a French researcher discovered that the works were computer-generated nonsense.

Soda, pop, and coke

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If you ask people in the US “What generic word do you use to describe carbonated soft drinks?”, you get data that look like these. Pop in the Midwest. Coke in the South. Soda everywhere else.

2013 guide to the American Marketing Association job market interviews for aspiring professors

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EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE AMA INTERVIEWS (2013 edition) PhD students in Marketing, Psychology, and Economics should send their “packets” out by the fourth of July in the hopes of lining up interviews at the annual AMA Summer Educator’s Conference. Each year DSN reprints this sort of “what to expect while you’re […]

Decision: a new journal about to launch

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Good news for Judgment and Decision Making researchers, a new APA journal entitled Decision is getting ready to launch. Be on the look out for its web site in the next weeks. Here are some details.

Kahneman on the storm of doubts surrounding social priming research

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Daniel Kahneman issued an open letter to researchers doing social priming research, which has become the subject of skepticism after some studies were found to be fabricated and others were not able to be independently replicated. His letter offers advice to scholars about how to address the situation, and we at DSN like the approach: Simply find out the truth and announce it.

Two things learned at Heathrow

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We recently connected through London’s Heathrow Airport, and learned a couple things about fast polling and celebrity wranglers.

2012 guide to the American Marketing Association job market interviews for aspiring professors

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PhD students in Marketing, Psychology, and Economics should have sent their “packets” out by the fourth of July in the hopes of lining up interviews at the annual AMA Summer Educator’s Conference. Each year DSN reprints this sort of “what to expect while you’re applying” guide, first published here by Dan Goldstein in 2005.

We’re moving to Microsoft NYC

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FOUNDING MEMBERS OF MICROSOFT RESEARCH’S NEW YORK CITY LAB As reported in the New York Times (Microsoft Taps Yahoo Scientists for New York Research Lab) and elsewhere, we’re moving to Microsoft. Your Decision Science News editor will be one of the founding members of a brand new Microsoft Research Lab in New York City. The […]

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The Society For Judgment and Decision Making hereby announces that
the newsletter is ready for download and is sorry about it being a bit
late.