Society for the advancement of judgment
and decision-making studies

Board Members

Gert Cornelissen (President)

Gert Cornelissen is Associate Professor of the Department of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona. He holds a PhD in Psychology from the Catholic University of Leuven. Dr. Cornelissen’s main area of research is Consumer Behavior. His research has been published in top-ranking academic journals such as Psychological Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and Journal of Environmental Psychology.

José C. Perales (Secretary)

José C. Perales is Associate Professor at the Department of Experimental Psychology (University of Granada). Member of the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center. His research interests range from human learning to judgment and decision making processes, with a special focus on self-regulation in daily life behavior, including drug use, gambling, and physical activity. (orcid.org/0000-0001-5163-8811). Dr. Perales’s research has been published in leading academic journals such as Addictive Behaviors, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Psychopharmacology, Addiction, Addiction Biology, Cognition and Biological Psychology.

Guido Corradi (Communication)

PhD student at Evolution and Cognition Group (UIB-CSIC). http://www.evocog.org. His work focuses on visual empirical aesthetics and has been published in international academic journals such as Plos One and Perception.

Yasmina Okan

Yasmina Okan is a Cancer Research UK Fellow and Lecturer in Behavioral Decision Making at the Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School. Overall, her research focuses on the psychology of judgment and decision making, with an emphasis on health risk communication. Her work has been supported by grants from the US Informed Medical Decisions Foundation, World Universities Network, and the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture. She is an Associate Scientist at the Decision Psychology Lab at the University of Oklahoma, and has been a Visiting Researcher at the Centre for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Germany).  She has also received teaching awards including the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2015) and the Management Division Teaching Award (2016). Dr. Okan’s research has been published in outstanding academic journals such as Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Philosophical Psychology, Vaccine and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

Fernando del Villar Álvarez

Fernando del Villar Álvarez is Full Professor of Physical and Sport Education at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid. He is specialist on Didactics of Physical and Sport Activity. His main area of research focuses on the study of sport proficiency, knowledge and decision making. He serves as President of the Spanish Association of Sport Sciences and Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Human Movement. Dr. del Villar Álvarez’s research has been published in leading academic journals such as International Journal of Sport Psychology, European Journal of Human Movement, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology and Journal of Sport and Health Research.

Jaume Rossello-Mir (Vice-President)

Dr. Jaume Rossello-Mir is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology (University of the Balearic Islands). His research broadly focuses on the effects of the affective processing on both aesthetic preferences and moral judgments. He has published extensively, gaining recognition for 24 years of international-quality research. Since 2001 he belongs to the staff of the Evolution and Cognition Group (UIB-CSIC; http://www.evocog.org). Dr. Rosello-Mir’s research has featured in outstanding academic journals such as Physics of Life Reviews, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, International Journal of Psychology, Psicothema and Plos One. For further information: http://jaumerossellomir.academia.edu/

Antonio M. Espín (Treasurer)

Antonio M. Espín is research fellow at the Economics Department of Middlesex University London. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Granada, Spain. His main research interests are focused on the psychological and biological underpinnings of human social behavior. Dr. Espín has published in outstanding academic journals such as Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Journal of Happiness Studies, Scientific Reports, Economics Letters, Psychoneuroendocrinology and Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. Since 2016, he is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy.

Alfonso Barrós-Loscertales

Alfonso Barrós-Loscertales is Associate Professor of the Jaume I University of Castellón since 2012 and currently habilitated to Full Professor since March 2016. He has participated in more than 13 competitive research projects and has directed 5 as principal investigator. Dr- Barrós-Loscertales has developed 6 contracts in collaboration with companies. Scopus collects 55 of his publications, of which 42 are listed in JCR, in outstanding academic journals such as Addiction Biology, Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, NeuroImage, Cerebral Cortex and Biological Psychology. In addition, he has written 5 book chapters and has more than 70 contributions in national and international congresses. He has directed 5 doctoral theses and directed the Master’s Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation in Community Mental Health, in addition to coordinating the verification of the Master’s Degree in Research in Brain and Behavior. Research has focused on the application of magnetic resonance imaging for the study of brain structure and functioning under normal or pathological conditions (e.g., personality, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, cocaine addiction). Nowadays, he develops research on the brain bases of addictive disorders and meditative practices, he is participating in the diffusion and teaching in postgraduate courses or professional training on the cerebral bases of behavior and neuroimaging and neuropsychological research methodology.

Board Members

Gert Cornelissen (President)

Gert Cornelissen is Associate Professor of the Department of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona. He holds a PhD in Psychology from the Catholic University of Leuven. Dr. Cornelissen’s main area of research is Consumer Behavior. His research has been published in top-ranking academic journals such as Psychological Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and Journal of Environmental Psychology.

Jaume Rossello-Mir (Vice-President)

Dr. Jaume Rossello-Mir is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology (University of the Balearic Islands). His research broadly focuses on the effects of the affective processing on both aesthetic preferences and moral judgments. He has published extensively, gaining recognition for 24 years of international-quality research. Since 2001 he belongs to the staff of the Evolution and Cognition Group (UIB-CSIC; www.evocog.org). Dr. Rosello-Mir’s research has featured in outstanding academic journals such as Physics of Life Reviews, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, International Journal of Psychology, Psicothema and Plos One. For further information visit www.jaumerossellomir.edu

José C. Perales (Secretary)

José C. Perales is Associate Professor at the Department of Experimental Psychology (University of Granada). Member of the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center. His research interests range from human learning to judgment and decision making processes, with a special focus on self-regulation in daily life behavior, including drug use, gambling, and physical activity. (orcid.org/0000-0001-5163-8811). Dr. Perales’s research has been published in leading academic journals such as Addictive Behaviors, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Psychopharmacology, Addiction, Addiction Biology, Cognition and Biological Psychology.

Antonio M. Espín (Treasurer)

Antonio M. Espín is research fellow at the Economics Department of Middlesex University London. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Granada, Spain. His main research interests are focused on the psychological and biological underpinnings of human social behavior. Dr. Espín has published in outstanding academic journals such as Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Journal of Happiness Studies, Scientific Reports, Economics Letters, Psychoneuroendocrinology and Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. Since 2016, he is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy.

Guido Corradi (Communication)

PhD student at Evolution and Cognition Group (UIB-CSIC). http://www.evocog.org. His work focuses on visual empirical aesthetics and has been published in international academic journals such as Plos One and Perception.

Alfonso Barrós-Loscertales

Alfonso Barrós-Loscertales is Associate Professor of the Jaume I University of Castellón since 2012 and currently habilitated to Full Professor since March 2016. He has participated in more than 13 competitive research projects and has directed 5 as principal investigator. Dr- Barrós-Loscertales has developed 6 contracts in collaboration with companies. Scopus collects 55 of his publications, of which 42 are listed in JCR, in outstanding academic journals such as Addiction Biology, Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, NeuroImage, Cerebral Cortex and Biological Psychology. In addition, he has written 5 book chapters and has more than 70 contributions in national and international congresses. He has directed 5 doctoral theses and directed the Master’s Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation in Community Mental Health, in addition to coordinating the verification of the Master’s Degree in Research in Brain and Behavior. Research has focused on the application of magnetic resonance imaging for the study of brain structure and functioning under normal or pathological conditions (e.g., personality, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, cocaine addiction). Nowadays, he develops research on the brain bases of addictive disorders and meditative practices, he is participating in the diffusion and teaching in postgraduate courses or professional training on the cerebral bases of behavior and neuroimaging and neuropsychological research methodology.

Yasmina Okan

Yasmina Okan is a Cancer Research UK Fellow and Lecturer in Behavioral Decision Making at the Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School. Overall, her research focuses on the psychology of judgment and decision making, with an emphasis on health risk communication. Her work has been supported by grants from the US Informed Medical Decisions Foundation, World Universities Network, and the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture. She is an Associate Scientist at the Decision Psychology Lab at the University of Oklahoma, and has been a Visiting Researcher at the Centre for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Germany).  She has also received teaching awards including the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2015) and the Management Division Teaching Award (2016). Dr. Okan’s research has been published in outstanding academic journals such as Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Philosophical Psychology, Vaccine and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

Fernando del Villar Álvarez

Fernando del Villar Álvarez is Full Professor of Physical and Sport Education at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid. He is specialist on Didactics of Physical and Sport Activity. His main area of research focuses on the study of sport proficiency, knowledge and decision making. He serves as President of the Spanish Association of Sport Sciences and Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Human Movement. Dr. del Villar Álvarez’s research has been published in leading academic journals such as International Journal of Sport Psychology, European Journal of Human Movement, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology and Journal of Sport and Health Research.