Society for the advancement of judgment
and decision-making studies

 

Sociedad para el estudio de los juicios y las decisiones

Society for the advancement of judgment
and decision-making studies

 

Sociedad para el estudio de los juicios y las decisiones

Introduction
The Society for the Advancement of Judgment and Decision-making Studies started to operate in 2014, and held its first regular meeting in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on July 12th and 13th, 2016.

The founding members are scientists from the fields of psychology, economics, neuroscience, and sport sciences, with strong formal or informal linkages to Spanish research institutions, and are committed to the development of Judgment and Decision-making studies in Spain.

Our aims are to create a new platform on which sharing our common interest on this rapidly growing and evolving field, to promote the tutoring of young researchers, to make interdisciplinary collaborations possible, to elaborate joint research projects, and to attract resources and international contacts.

In the last decades, the study of human judgment and decision-making has been proven productive in a variety of fields, as apparently distant as economics, clinical and social psychology, health sciences, ergonomics, sport sciences and politics.

Descriptive approaches have unveiled striking regularities in the way humans make judgments and decisions, and have provided effective ways to improve them in real environments. Normative approaches, on the other hand, have helped scientists and policy makers to draw the boundaries of human grounded rationality, and to develop decision protocols that can substitute or constrain human operators.

The success of judgment and decision-making as a field is based on some definitional features: interdisciplinarity, methodological and descriptive systematicity, continuous transference from the laboratory to daily-life contexts, distrust in over- and micro-theorization, and, over all, a good deal of critical sense. A taste for looking behind the obvious is certainly not uncommon among those who consider themselves judgment and decision scientists.

Currently, in Spain, a number of internationally oriented research teams are contributing to the growing corpus of evidence in this field. Unfortunately, communication among these groups is still scarce, and no regular meetings exist in which authors from different traditions have the chance to learn from each other. Our aim is to close that gap.

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Latest News

SEJyD on Twitter

You can follow our Twitter acocunt for latests news, interesting links to articles related to decision making and last papers published by society members.

José C. Perales: Junto con @SociedadEJyD y @savecc_org, otra sociedad científica más (@SEPCyS) expresa su preocupación por la propue… t.co/UFV4UEhjOm

SEJyD: PhD scholarship with our President @yasminaokan t.co/9Mrh8IGhIJ

SEJyD: Para saber más sobre la SEJyD: t.co/B15L3kK3JG

SEJyD: Solicitamos, tal y como han hecho otras sociedades científicas, y un buen grupo de graduados y profesionales de la… t.co/b1Fx7d3bmK

SEJyD: Consideramos que la propuesta de enmienda del Consejo General de la Psicología al Plan de Protección de la Salud fr… t.co/GdV4zweZDM

SEJyD board update

After the last meeting (Palma Majorca, July 2016), the current SEJyD board is formed by: Gert Cornelissen (President), Jaume Rosello-Mir (Vice-President), José C. Perales (Secretary), Antonio M. Espín (Treasurer), Guido Corradi (Communication), Fernando Del Villar (Board Member), Alfonso Barrós-Loscertales (Board Member), Yasmina Okan (Board Member).

SEJyD Next Meeting: Barcelona 2018

Our 2nd regular meeting will take place in Barcelona in 2018. More info soon.

SEPEX endorses our manifesto in solidarity with Spanish and EU researchers in the United Kingdom

Sociedad Española de Psicología Experimental (SEPEX) endorses the Manifesto: In solidarity with Spanish and EU researchers in United Kingdom.

Manifesto: In solidarity with Spanish and EU researchers in United Kingdom

Endorsements are welcome!

Link to the manifesto.

1st SEJyD regular meeting to be held in Palma de Mallorca 12-13 July 2016

The first meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Judgment and Decision Making Studies will take place in Palma de Mallorca on July 12th and 13th (2016), under the auspices of our the UiB group EvoCog.

For more information, visit: www.evocog.org

Call for abstracts SEJyD 2016

1st SEJyD meeting: Information, registration, and abstract submission at www.uibcongres.org (deadline for abstract submission, March 31st, 2016).

The SEJyD is totally operative

After all the mandatory bureaucratic paperwork, the SEJyD is fully operative in legal and finantial terms. More news soon.

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Junto con @SociedadEJyD y @savecc_org, otra sociedad científica más (@SEPCyS) expresa su preocupación por la propue… t.co/UFV4UEhjOm

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PhD scholarship with our President @yasminaokan t.co/9Mrh8IGhIJ

Para saber más sobre la SEJyD: t.co/B15L3kK3JG

Solicitamos, tal y como han hecho otras sociedades científicas, y un buen grupo de graduados y profesionales de la… t.co/b1Fx7d3bmK

Consideramos que la propuesta de enmienda del Consejo General de la Psicología al Plan de Protección de la Salud fr… t.co/GdV4zweZDM

Existe una extendida preocupación pública, profesional y académica por la debilidad de los controles que deberían i… t.co/rv8Pg4rBMf

La SEJyD se posiciona contra las #pseudoterapias en #Psicología. Un breve hilo-resumen de qué reclamamos y por qué. t.co/PzTWA7DdDo

@supersayanbajet Nuestra postura no hace referencia a terapias o pseudoterapias concretas, sino que demanda clarida… t.co/oMK5f7flH6

@supersayanbajet El documento del Ministerio de Sanidad enlazado anteriormente propone un listado, lo que no quiere… t.co/k6NQUbMnAW

El documento del Plan de Protección de la Salud frente a las Pseudoterapias puede consultarse en el siguiente enlac… t.co/J8vk8IhiXm