Perspectives on thinking, judging, and decision making
This book gives insights into recent developments in research on judgment and decision making. It contains contributions from some of the best known experts in this broad field.
The book is written for a wide audience and is of interest for anyone who wants to understand and improve his or her ability to make appropriate judgments and decisions.
The different chapters cover a great variety of topics related to probability judgments and risk perception, cognitive and emotional processes underlying judgment, and the pragmatics of choice behavior along with related aspects of social cognition.
The different chapters, written by researchers from many countries and from different domains include psychology, linguistics, business administration and marketing, reflect the multi-disciplinary character of the book.