Judgment and Decision Biases I

  • Teaching

    Details

    Faculty Faculty of Humanities
    Domain Psychology
    Code UE-L25.00714
    Languages English
    Type of lesson Seminar
    Level Master
    Semester SA-2023

    Schedules and rooms

    Summary schedule Wednesday 17:15 - 19:00, Bi-mensuel impaire (Autumn semester)

    Teaching

    Teachers
    • Macho Siegfried
    Description

     

    Overview:

    The course comprises the following chapters:

    1. Introduction: What is rational behavior and how can we assess whether human behavior is rational?

    2. Biases in causality and contingency judgments;

    3. Memory judgments and memory errors;

    4. Probability judgments and probabilistic reasoning;

    5. Paradoxes and biases in human decision making.

    Training objectives

     

    Learning objectives:

    The course has three main goals:

    1. Presentation of the most important phenomena;

    2. Explication of cognitive mechanisms underlying the biases and errors;

    3. Helping people to avoid cognitive biases.

    Comments

    A complete manuscript as well as the slides of the single lectures are available on GFRI. By consequence, your presence in the course is not obligatory.

     

    Softskills Yes
    Off field Yes
    BeNeFri No
    Mobility Yes
    UniPop No
  • Dates and rooms
    Date Hour Type of lesson Place
    27.09.2023 17:15 - 19:00 Cours RM 01, Room C-0.101
    11.10.2023 17:15 - 19:00 Cours RM 01, Room C-0.101
    25.10.2023 17:15 - 19:00 Cours RM 01, Room C-0.101
    08.11.2023 17:15 - 19:00 Cours RM 01, Room C-0.101
    22.11.2023 17:15 - 19:00 Cours RM 01, Room C-0.101
    06.12.2023 17:15 - 19:00 Cours RM 01, Room C-0.101
    20.12.2023 17:15 - 19:00 Cours RM 01, Room C-0.101
  • Assessments methods

    Examen - SA-2023, Session d'hiver 2024

    Date 14.02.2024 16:00 - 17:00
    Assessments methods By rating, By success/failure

    Examen - SP-2024, Session d'été 2024

    Date 05.06.2024 15:00 - 16:00
    Assessments methods By rating, By success/failure

    Examen - SP-2024, Autumn Session 2024

    Date 20.08.2024 16:00 - 17:00
    Assessments methods By rating, By success/failure

    Examen - SA-2024, Session d'hiver 2025

    Assessments methods By rating, By success/failure
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