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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SEJyD: Facial identity and emotional expression as predictors during economic decisions #SejydPapers t.co/QItaRK3PWb

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SEJyD: Facial identity and emotional expression as predictors during economic decisions #SejydPapers t.co/QItaRK3PWb

SEJyD board update

After the last SEJyD board 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 next 2018. More info soon.

SEPEX endorse Manifesto: In solidarity with Spanish and EU researchers in 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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How can false or irrational beliefs be useful? A special issue. t.co/QaT2K7LZIM

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@meigul @kikollan ¿Conocéis la polémica sobre parte del libro? ¿Y la respuesta de Kahneman? Es simplemente genial. t.co/woDkJtMsdl

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