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Module code:PSYCGD03 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Judgment and Decision-Making
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Adam Harris
Organiser's location:Room 205, Bedford Way
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Module outline:This module will introduce normative and descriptive models of judgments and choice. Formal models will include the axioms of probability, Bayesian networks, decision theory and game theory. The classic violations of these normative models will be critically discussed, in particular probability biases and choice anomalies. Current psychological models of judgment and choice will be presented, including heuristics and biases; prospect theory; sampling approaches; and the role of emotion in decision making. These will be evaluated and linked with more general principles of cognition.  
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Module assessment:Essay (3,000 words) 100.00% 
Notes:This option module is available only for students from: MSc CoDeS, MSc Social Cognition and a limited number of Dual Masters students and MSc Crime & Forensic Science students. 
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Last updated:2014-10-07 10:07:21 by ucjtpho