COGM207 Вземане на решения и преценка


The course aims to:

• introduce the students to the main concepts and leading cognitive theories in the fields of judgment, decision making, game theory

• actively involve students in discussion and analysis of the theories and experiments in the field

• give an opportunity for students to design and critically discuss their own experiments

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Когнитивна наука (на английски език)


проф. Морис Гринберг  д-р
доц. Евгения Христова  д-р
доц. Пенка Христова  д-р

Описание на курса:


Students who complete this course:

1) will know:

• the main theories in the field of judgment

• the main theories in the field of decision making

2) will be able to:

• critically analyze these theories

• discuss scientific articles in the field of decision making

• design their own experiments to study decision making and judgment

Предварителни изисквания:
• Knowledge and skills in experimental psychology

Форми на провеждане:

Учебни форми:

Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

  1. Rationality
  2. Logic. Probability theory.
  3. Paradoxes in Rationality
  4. Heuristics and biases: Representativeness.
  5. Heuristics and biases: Availability; Anchoring and Adjustment.
  6. Expected Utility Theory.
  7. Prospect theory.
  8. Presentation of a paper.
  9. Reason-based choice.
  10. Mental accounting.
  11. Disjunction effect and choice under uncertainty.
  12. Bounded rationality and Choice heuristics.
  13. Decision Field Theory
  14. Presentation of an experimental design.
  15. Presentation of an experimental design.

Литература по темите:

• Baron, J. (2008). Thinking and Deciding. Cambridge University Press

• Gigerenzer, G. (2004) Fast and Frugal Heuristics: The Tools of Bounded Rationality. In: Harvey, N. & Koehler, D. (Eds.). Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making.

• Kahneman, D. (2011). Thinking Fast and Slow. Allen Lane

• Kahneman, D. & Tversky, A. (1979) Prospect theory: an analysis of decisions under risk. Econometrica, 47, 263-291.

• Plous, S. (1993). The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making. McGraw-Hill Education

• Shafir, E., Simonson, I. & Tversky, A. (1993) Reason based chocie. Cognition, 49, 11-36.

• Tversky, A., & Kahneman, D. (1982). Judgment under uncertainty: heuristics and biases. In: Kahneman, D., Slovic, P., & Tversky, A. (Eds.) Judgment under uncertainty: heuristics and biases. Cambridge University Press.

Средства за оценяване:

• Presentation

• Written assignment