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2018 Choice Prediction Competition (CPC18)

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WINNERS GET TO BE CO-AUTHORS ON THE PAPER Ori Plonsky, Reut Apel, Ido Erev, Eyal Ert, and Moshe Tennenholtz announce You are invited to participate in the 2018 choice prediction competition (CPC18) for human decision making. The main goal of this competition is to improve our understanding of the ways by which behavioral decision research […]

29 groups analyzed the same data set, apparently in many different ways

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CROWDSOURCING RESEARCH We have been meaning to post, for quite some time, about this very interesting report from Nature entitled Crowdsourced research: Many hands make tight work. In it, the authors describe how a finding of theirs didn’t hold up when re-analyzed by the Uri Simonsohn. Instead of digging in their heels, they admitted Uri […]

OBHDP Special Issue on Nudges and Choice Architecture in Organizations

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OUR FIELD’S MOST RECENT NOBEL LAUREATE THALER AMONG EDITORS Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (OBHDP) is Announcing a Special Issue on Nudges and Choice Architecture in Organizations GUEST EDITORS Katherine L. Milkman, University of Pennsylvania (Managing Guest Editor) Gretchen Chapman, Rutgers University David Rand, Yale University Todd Rogers, Harvard University Richard H. Thaler, University […]

The journal Judgment and Decision Making preliminarily ranks 9 out of 104 journals in replicability

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JDM IS TOO LEGIT TO CEASE IN ITS REPLICABILITY The R-Index blog was created by Ulrich Schimmack and aims to increase the replicability of published results in psychological science. Recently, the blog created rankings of 104 psychology journals in terms of replicability and published preliminary results. More detail can be found here. We were pleased […]

WHEN THE REVOLUTION CAME FOR AMY CUDDY

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COMPELLING WRITING The New York Times just came out with an article called “When the Revolution Came for Amy Cuddy” which is about the science behind an extremely popular TED Talk, and is also about the replication crisis more generally. As Decision Science News readers, we are confident you will find much to agree within […]

Does cooperation in the prisoner’s dilemma unravel after ridiculously many repeated plays?

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GUEST POST BY SID SURI: MONTH LONG PRISONER’S DILEMMA Figure 1: All the games and random rematchings in one out of the twenty sessions we conducted. Each block of green/red shows a game where green represents cooperation and red represents defect. Curves between the games represent how players were randomly rematched. DSN readers, you are […]

Judgment and Decision Making leads in open data

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JDM IS TOO LEGIT TO CEASE IN ITS LEGITIMACY We came across this article that looks at the relationship between sharing data and other variables of interest. We were especially interested in its Figure 1 which shows the percentage articles having open data. The journals listed are: JDM – Judgment and Decision Making PLOS – […]

Edward Cokely wins FABBS 2017 Early Career Impact Award

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2017 FABBS AWARD WINNER FROM THE SOCIETY FOR JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING FABBS (Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences) just announced the 2017 Early Career Impact Award winners. This award is presented to early career scientists of FABBS member societies during the first 10 years post-PhD and recognizes scientists who have made major […]

The SJDM Newsletter is ready for download

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SOCIETY FOR JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING NEWSLETTER   The quarterly Society for Judgment and Decision Making newsletter can be downloaded from the SJDM site: http://sjdm.org/newsletters/ Dan Goldstein SJDM Newsletter Editor

Tools, methods to improve decision making, outcomes, information communication

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A while back, Decision Science News put out a call to the Society for Judgment and Decision Making email list looking for “tools, methods to improve decision making, outcomes, and information communication”. Here are the results of that call.