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Comparative decision-making analysis

Author: Thomas R Zentall
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Pr., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book
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Decisions are made by individual humans-but also by corporations, plants, robots, and computer programs. The authors of this volume help initiate a powerful new comparative dimension for our  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Zentall
ISBN: 9780199856800 019985680X
OCLC Number: 816252100
Description: 496 Seiten
Contents: Table of Contents ; Chapter 1. Introduction ; Philip H. Crowley and Thomas R. Zentall ; Chapter 2. Economic decisions and institutional boundaries ; Evelyn Korn and Johannes Ziesecke ; Commentary 2.1. Advocating for Homo economicus ; Erwin Amann ; Commentary 2.2. The Neoclassical Economics Model: Extensions and Limits ; Jack Schieffer ; Chapter 3. Why Making a Decision Involves More Than Decision-Making: Past, Present, and Future in Human Action ; Bertram C. Bruce ; Commentary 3.1. Punctuation, Continuity, and Historicity: Traversing the In-Between ; Travis Whetsell and Patricia M. Shields ; Commentary 3.2. Why we will never know if human decision making is unique ; Evelyn Korn ; Commentary 3.3. Forks in the Road from Decision to Action ; Chris Higgins ; Chapter 4. Environmental Decision Making in the Argentine Delta ; Stephanie C. Kane ; Commentary 4.1. Environmental Decision-Making, ; Social Reality, and Port Cities as <"Hot Spots>" ; Commentary 4.2. The Crevices of Unreason in Human Decision Making ; Bertram C. Bruce ; Chapter 5. The Social Nature of Human Decision Making ; James D. Morrow ; Commentary 5.1. The Social Nature of Human Decision Making: A Computational Perspective ; Craig Boutilier ; Commentary 5.2. When Should We Expect a Nash Equilibrium? ; Barry O'Neill ; Chapter 6: Ambiguous decisions in the human brain ; Ifat Levy ; Commentary 6.1 Ambiguous Decisions in the Human Brain ; Ming Hsu and Lusha Zhu ; Commentary 6.2 What Animals Can Tell Us About Human Choice Under Risk ; Thomas R. Zentall ; Chapter 7: What Can Neuroeconomics Tell Us About Economics (and Vice Versa)? ; Mark Dean ; Commentary 7.1. Disciplining behavioral theories through brain-based models of decision-making ; Isabelle Brocas and Juan D. Carrillo ; Commentary 7.2 On the benefits of studying mechanisms underlying behavior ; Andrew Sih, Andrew Bibian, Nick DiRienzo, XiuXiang Meng, Pierre-Oliver Montiglio and Kevin Ringelman ; Chapter 8. Behavioral Approaches to Decision Making ; Edmund Fantino and Stephanie Stolarz-Fantino ; Commentary 8.1 Can Choice Be Suboptimal? ; K. Geoffrey White ; Commentary 8.2 How Studying Animals Can Clarify the Basis of Human Decision Making ; Thomas Zentall ; Chapter 9. A behavioral ecology view of decision making: something old, something borrowed, something new ; Andrew Sih ; Commentary 9.1 Crossovers in Ecological and Economic Models of Decisions ; Jack Schieffer ; Commentary 9.2 The Scientific Perspective and the Potential Emergence of a General Theory of Decision Making ; David F. Westneat ; Chapter 10. Using evolutionary thinking to cut across disciplines: the example of the argumentative theory of reasoning ; Hugo Mercier ; Commentary 10.1 Evolution and Development ; David Moshman ; Commentary 10.2 The Effectiveness of Classical Reasoning and the Provenance of Reasoning by Argumentation ; Philip H. Crowley ; Commentary 10.3 A new link in the Unification of the Sciences of Cognition ; Alain Trognon and Martine Batt ; Commentary 10.4: The Evolution of Argument: A Commentary on Mercier ; David S. Chester, Richard S. Pond, Jr., and C. Nathan DeWall ; Chapter 11. Poor Decisions About Security ; Bruce Schneier and Deric Miller ; Commentary 11.1: Poor Decisions about Security ; Helen Pushkarskaya and Ifat Levy ; Commentary 11.2: Human irrationality as a contributor financial and economic insecurity: Implications for policy-makers ; Denis Hilton and Caroline Attia ; Chapter 12. Increasing the Accuracy of Criminal Justice Decision-Making ; Sarah A. Crowley and Peter J. Neufeld ; Commentary 12.1. Roots of Wrongful Convictions ; Brandon L. Garrett ; Commentary 12.2. Driving forces for change ; Rebecca E. Bucht ; Chapter 13. Forensic Judgment and Decision-Making ; Peter A. F. Fraser-Mackenzie, Rebecca E. Bucht, & Itiel E. Dror ; Commentary 13.1 The Awkward Marriage of Criminal Justice and Science ; Sarah Crowley ; Commentary 13.2 In the Eye of the Beholder ; Thomas R. Zentall ; Chapter 14. Computational Decision Support: Regret-based Models for Optimization and Preference Elicitation ; Craig Boutilier ; Commentary 14.1. Group Decision Making on Combinatorial Domains ; Jerome Lang ; Commentary 14.2. Putting Preferences into Computational Context ; Judy Goldsmith ; Commentary 14.3. Bottlenecks and Regret ; Vincent Conitzer and Lirong Xia ; Chapter 15. Improving public policy decisions in creating institutions and markets to transfer natural disaster risk in developing countries ; Jerry R. Skees and Grant Cavanaugh ; Commentary 15.1 Decision Making About Real Needs of Actual People ; Helen Pushkarskya ; Commentary 15.2 Designing Mechanisms to Overcome Market and Behavioral Failures ; Jack Schieffer ; Chapter 16. What the comparative approach to decision making has to offer ; Philip H. Crowley and Thomas R. Zentall
Responsibility: ed. by Thomas R. Zentall and Philip H. Crowley.

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