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.

SEJyD: @A_M_Espin @alberto_ugr If you have any new JDM/BE-related materials you want us to disseminate, just let us know.

SEJyD: "Economics students: self-selected in preferences and indoctrinated in beliefs", new #preprint by @A_M_Espin, M. Co… t.co/rRT42yK9EX

SEJyD: "The tendency to stop collecting information is linked to illusions of causality", by Manuela Moreno, @FBpsy, &… t.co/opXeI6Yw4M

SEJyD: Great talk by @VerdejoGAntonio on the neurocognitive underpinnings of addictive processes. #SEJyDspotlight t.co/pCsIlGYt6j

SEJyD: If you do research on Judgment and Decision-Making and you want us to disseminate your work, just let us know! #SEJyDpapers #SEJyDspotlight

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.

Contact Us
Departamento de Psicología Experimental de la Universidad de Granada

@A_M_Espin @alberto_ugr If you have any new JDM/BE-related materials you want us to disseminate, just let us know.

"Economics students: self-selected in preferences and indoctrinated in beliefs", new #preprint by @A_M_Espin, M. Co… t.co/rRT42yK9EX

"The tendency to stop collecting information is linked to illusions of causality", by Manuela Moreno, @FBpsy, &… t.co/opXeI6Yw4M

Great talk by @VerdejoGAntonio on the neurocognitive underpinnings of addictive processes. #SEJyDspotlight t.co/pCsIlGYt6j

If you do research on Judgment and Decision-Making and you want us to disseminate your work, just let us know! #SEJyDpapers #SEJyDspotlight

New #SEJyDpapers "Are methamphetamine users compulsive? Faulty reinforcement learning, not inflexibility, underli… t.co/wRybHoV8Pm

New #SEJyDpapers "Gambling-specific cognitions are not associated with either abstract or probabilistic reasoning… t.co/aj2Z85PWf9

Psychology in the public interest! New paper by @GuidoBCor, @edu_gargar & @unnombrealazar: #SEJyDpapers t.co/mB2rGjxwaQ

New paper in PB&R by Itxaso Barberia, @FBpsy & Javier Rodríguez-Ferreiro: "The more, the merrier: Treatment frequ… t.co/3Fe9oBvvIf

...And another paper by @FBpsy, María Manuela Moreno & @HelenaMatute. "When Success Is Not Enough: The Symptom Bas… t.co/sJad5YVMci