Psychological perspectives on understanding human decision-making in situations involving risk and uncertainty

Date: 2023-11-16

Time: 13:00 - 17:00

Address: The Royal Swedish Academy Of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm

Venue: The Beijer Hall

Seats remaining: 89

Last date for registration: 2023-11-02 10:00

Psychological perspectives on understanding human decision-making in situations involving risk and uncertainty

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).

Program:

13.00
Welcome and introduction

13.15
Gerd Gigerenzer, Max Planck Institute for Human Development

14.00
Sandeep Mishra, University of Guelph

15.15
Thorsten Pachur, University of Münich

16.00
Philip Millroth, Uppsala University

16.45
Prize ceremony

The event is free of charge and open to the public, but registration is required for all participants. If you have any food restrictions, please let us know when you register. We will also live-stream the sympsium 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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