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Module code:PSYC3201 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Applied Decision-making
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Prof Nigel Harvey
Organiser's location:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Available for students in Year(s):3
Module prerequisites:Students must have relevant lower level Psychology or equivalent. “Non-Psychology students (including non-Psychology affiliates) must visit the link below to establish whether they can take this module. Students should have an appropriate background in the subject area and must complete the ‘Module Request Form’, failure to do so will result in rejection on Portico.”  
Module outline:The module covers major issues that are relevant to different domains (e.g., expertise; methods of improving decision making, advice giving and taking). Lectures on specific applied domains (e.g., medical decision-making, legal decision-making, policy making, financial decision making, consumer decision making) are also included. 
Module aims:To discuss research that throws light on the psychological processes underlying decision making in a number of different applied domains. 
Module objectives:Students should come to appreciate both processes that are common to decision making in different domains of application and those that are specific to each domain. They should be aware of recent developments in general theories of decision-making and of the manner in which these theories have been applied in different specific contexts. 
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Module assessment:Unseen three-hour written examination 100.00% 
Taking this module as an option?:Not without pre-requisites and approval, see above 
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Last updated:2016-08-26 11:54:11 by ucjtm62