Decision Processes Colloquia

2017-2018

Location: JMHH 340
Day: Monday
Time: 12:00 – 1:15 PM (unless otherwise noted)

Please contact the following if you have any questions or
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Spring – 2018

January 2018 - Sezer, Schroeder

Date

Speaker

Title/Abstract/Paper


January 22, 2018
Ovul Sezer
Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior
University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School
Misguided Self-Presentation: When and Why Humblebragging and Backhanded Compliments Backfire


January 29, 2018
Juliana Schroeder 
Assistant Professor, Haas Management of Organizations Group 
University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business
The Humanizing Voice

Title to be announced

  • Abstract
  • Paper

February 2018 - Newman, Meier, Golman

Date

Speaker

Title/Abstract/Paper

February 5, 2018
George Newman
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
Yale School of Management
The Psychology of Authenticity

February 12, 2018
Stephan Meier
Professor of Business
Columbia University, Graduate School of Business
Intentions for Doing Good Matter for Doing Well: The (Negative) Signaling Value of Prosocial Incentives

February 19, 2018
Russell Golman
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Economics and Decision Science
Carnegie Mellon University, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Information Gaps and Belief-Based Utility

February 26, 2018
 No Speaker Scheduled
Title to be announced.

  • Abstract
  • Paper

March, 2018 - Tannenbaum, Chabris, Kyung

Date

Speaker

Title/Abstract/Paper

March 12, 2018
David Tannenbaum
Assistant Professor, Management
University of Utah, Eccles School of Business
Title to be announced

  • Abstract
  • Paper
March 19, 2018
Christopher F. Chabris
Professor, Geisinger Health System
Visiting Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse
The A/B Illusion: Objecting to Experimentally Comparing Two Unobjectionable Policies

March 26, 2018
Ellie Kyung
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Dartmouth University, Tuck School of Business
How Slider Scales Change Willingness-to-Pay: Recalibrating the Mental Number

April, 2018 - Pennycook, Pachur, Gelman, Loewenstein

Date

Speaker

Title/Abstract/Paper

April 2, 2018
Gordon Pennycook
Banting Postdoctoral Fellow
Yale University
Title to be announced

  • Abstract
  • Paper
April 9, 2018
Thorsten Pachur
Senior Research Scientist
Max Plank Institute for Human Development
Title to be announced

  • Abstract
  • Paper
April 16, 2018
Andrew Gelman
Higgins Professor of Statistics
Columbia University
Do Statistical Methods Have an Expiration Date?

  • Abstract
  • Paper
April 23, 2018
Distinguished Speaker
George Loewenstein
Herbert A. Simon University Professor of Economics and Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title to be announced.

  • Abstract
  • Paper

Fall – 2017

September 2017 - Schaumberg, Strohminger, Moon

Date

Speaker

Title/Abstract/Paper

September 4, 2017 Labor Day Holiday – No Colloquia
September 11, 2017
Rebecca Schaumberg
Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School 
Too Busy to Feel Shame: The Perfomance Benefits of Cognitive Job Challenges for High Shame-Prone People

September 18, 2017
Nina Strohminger
Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
What Behavioral Research Can Tell Us About Corporate Personhood.

September 25, 2017
Alice Moon
Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
The Uncertain Value of Uncertainty: When Consumers Are Unwilling to Pay for What They Like

October 2017 - Sharif, Melumad, Frydman, Krajbich, Bar-Hillel

Date

Speaker

Title/Abstract/Paper

October 2, 2017
Marisa Sharif
Assistant Professor of Marketing
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School 
Emergency Reserves:The Benefits of Providing Slack with a Cost

October 9, 2017
Shiri Melumad
Assistant Professor of Marketing
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School of Business
The Distinct Psychology of Smartphone Usage

October 16, 2017
Cary Frydman
Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Stock Trading Biases: From Neurofinance Experiments to Real World Markets

October 23, 2017
Ian Krajbich
Assistant Professor of Psychology
The Ohio State University
The Dynamics of Attention and Choice Across Domains

October 30, 2017
Maya Bar-Hillel
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
The Hebrew University, Center for the Study of Rationality
Learning Psychology from Riddles: The Case of Stumpers

November 2017 - Fisher, Olivola

Date

Speaker

Title/Abstract/Paper


November 6, 2017
Geoff Fisher
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and the College of Business
Intertemporal Choices are Causally Influenced by Fluctuations in Visual Attention


November 20, 2017
No Speaker Scheduled
Title to be announced

  • Abstract
  • Paper

November 27, 2017
Chris Olivola
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business
The Statistical Self-Fulfilling Selection Fallacy

December 2017 - Hamilton, Perfecto

Date

Speaker

Title/Abstract/Paper


December 4, 2017
Ryan Hamilton
Associate Professor of Marketing
Emory University, Goizueta Business School
Choosing to Delay Choice: When Self-Imposed Delay Reduces Purchase Likelihood


December 11, 2017
Hannah Perfecto 
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business
Facilitating Decision Making through Attribute Matching

Title to be announced

  • Abstract
  • Paper