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.

JiFFi_UGR: Antonio M. Espín (@A_M_Espin) es Doctor en Economía del Comportamiento e investigador postdoctoral @athenea3i en… t.co/S2xNJxy47c

SEJyD: Evidence of "brain doping" still weak (opinion paper with @SociedadEJyD member @mavadillo, @DariasHolgado &… t.co/r7J64mSZjD

SEJyD: "Por qué nunca te pondrás de acuerdo con tu cuñado, según la psicología experimental", por @FBpsy en @ctxt_es.… t.co/8NzxjNbRpI

SEJyD: "Born this Way? Prenatal Exposure to Testosterone May Determine Behavior in Competition and Conflict". #SEJyDpaperst.co/v1jVNVJOE0

SEJyD board update

After the last meeting (Barcelona, NOV 2018), the current SEJyD board is formed by: Yasmina Okam (President), José C. Perales (Vice-President), Carmelo P. Cubillas (Secretary), Antonio M. Espín (Treasurer), Itxaso Barbería (Board Member), Juan F. Navas (Board Member).

SEJyD Next Meeting: Madrid 2020

Our 3rd regular meeting will take place in Madrid in 2020. 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. Palma de Mallorca, July 2016

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

Link to the scientific program.

Link to the booklet of abstracts.

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Departamento de Psicología Experimental de la Universidad de Granada
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Antonio M. Espín (@A_M_Espin) es Doctor en Economía del Comportamiento e investigador postdoctoral @athenea3i en… t.co/S2xNJxy47c

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Evidence of "brain doping" still weak (opinion paper with @SociedadEJyD member @mavadillo, @DariasHolgado &… t.co/r7J64mSZjD

"Por qué nunca te pondrás de acuerdo con tu cuñado, según la psicología experimental", por @FBpsy en @ctxt_es.… t.co/8NzxjNbRpI

"Born this Way? Prenatal Exposure to Testosterone May Determine Behavior in Competition and Conflict". #SEJyDpaperst.co/v1jVNVJOE0

#SEJyDpapers, authored by Susana Jiménez-Murcia et al. (inc. @TrevSteward @JuanF_Navas @JCesarPL). t.co/zOXZD3Viws

"Base-rate expectations modulate the causal illusion", authored by @FBpsy & @HelenaMatute, just out in @PLOSONEt.co/MyAUyeRRzE

"Paying before or paying after? Timing and uncertainty in pay-what-you-want pricing", with SEJyD member Daniel Nava… t.co/OvkHvFRt0y

"The gambling craving experience questionnaire: Psychometric properties of a new scale based on the elaborated intr… t.co/mvw9EXptN0

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Honored to be part of the Responsible Gambling Advisory Council with @AnaEstevezGut, @perezlevi and other colleague… t.co/dIeuMnEA3y

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