Emerging Perspectives on Judgment and Decision Research

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By exposing readers to a wide variety of new and promising perspectives, this book enhances the scope of judgment and decision-making research. It bridges the gap between traditional paradigms and new lines of inquiry; expands awareness of new theories and approaches; and demonstrates how alternative approaches can enhance understanding.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Where to Decision Making? 1
1 Hard Decisions, Bad Decisions: On Decision Quality and Decision Aiding 13
2 Rationality in Choice Under Certainty and Uncertainty 64
3 Generalization Across People, Procedures, and Predictions: Violations of Stochastic Dominance and Coalescing 84
4 Can L'Homme Eclaire Be Fast and Frugal? Reconciling Bayesianism and Bounded Rationality 108
5 Memory as a Fundamental Heuristic for Decision Making 125
6 Comprehension and Decision Making 165
7 Memory, Development, and Rationality: An Integrative Theory of Judgment and Decision Making 201
8 Integrating Themes from Cognitive and Social Cognitive Development into the Study of Judgment and Decision Making 246
9 Values, Affect, and Processes in Human Decision Making: A Differentiation and Consolidation Theory Perspective 287
10 Judgment and Decision Making: The Dance of Affect and Reason 327
11 Some Ways in Which Positive Affect Facilitates Decision Making and Judgment 365
12 What Do People Really Want? Goals and Context in Decision Making 394
13 Bridging Individual, Interpersonal, and Institutional Approaches to Judgment and Decision Making: The Impact of Accountability on Cognitive Bias 431
14 Cognitions, Preferences, and Social Sharedness: Past, Present, and Future Directions in Group Decision Making 458
15 The Accentuation Principle in Social Judgment: A Connectionist Reappraisal 486
16 The Sociocultural Contexts of Decision Making in Organizations 512
17 The Naturalistic Decision-Making Perspective 559
18 Command Style and Team Performance in Dynamic Decision-Making Tasks 586
19 How Can You Tell If Someone Is an Expert? Performance-Based Assessment of Expertise 620
20 Optimists, Pessimists, and Realists 643
Author Index 681
Subject Index 702
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