The purpose of the symposium is to provide knowledge from existing research and propose future research directions within the field of decision-making, with a focus on decisions involving risk and uncertainty. This purpose will be achieved by national and international researchers in psychology contributing various perspectives on the current theme; the importance of understanding the ecological rationality underlying decisions (Prof. Gerd Gigerenzer, Max Planck Institute for Human Development); modeling of cognitive processes (Prof. Thorsten Pachur and Dr. Veronika Zilker, University of Munich); theoretical frameworks for understanding individual differences (Dr. Sandeep Mishra, University of Guelph), as well as how researchers can create cumulative theory-building in the field (Dr. Philip Millroth, Uppsala University).
Welcome and introduction
Decision making under risk versus decision
making under uncertainty
Gerd Gigerenzer, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
State-dependent risk-taking: An evolutionary perspective
Sandeep Mishra, University of Guelph
Theory integration in decision making
Thorsten Pachur, Technical University of Munich
A Taxonomical Approach to Decision Making under Risk
Philip Millroth, Uppsala University
The event is free of charge and open to the public, but registration is required. If you have any food restrictions, please let us know when you register. We will also live-stream the symposium on this webpage. Please note that registration is only required for participation in person.
The symposium is organised by The Swedish National Committee for Psychological Sciences.
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