Rational Choice in an Uncertain World: The Psychology of Judgement and Decision Making / Edition 1

Rational Choice in an Uncertain World: The Psychology of Judgement and Decision Making / Edition 1

by Reid Hastie, Robyn M. Dawes, Robyn M. Dawes, Robyn Dawes
     
 

In Rational Choice in an Uncertain World, renowned authors Hastie and Dawes compare the basic principles of rationality with actual behavior in making decisions. They describe theories and research finding from the field of judgement and decision making in a non-technical manner, using anecdotes as a teaching device. Intended as an introductory textbook for

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In Rational Choice in an Uncertain World, renowned authors Hastie and Dawes compare the basic principles of rationality with actual behavior in making decisions. They describe theories and research finding from the field of judgement and decision making in a non-technical manner, using anecdotes as a teaching device. Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, the material not only is of scholarly interest but is practical as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761922759
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
0.87(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Thinking and Deciding
What is Decision Making?
A General Framework for Judgment
Judgments from Memory
Anchoring and Adjustment
Judgment by Similarity
Judging by Scenarios and Explanations
Thinking about Randomness and Causation
Thinking Rationally about Uncertainty
Evaluating Consequences
Simple Values
Complex Values and Attitudes
A Normative, Rational Decision Theory
A Descriptive, Psychological Decision Theory
In Praise of Uncertainty

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