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The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

About the Series

Life is a series of decisions. We make choices every day, small and large; sometimes we choose wisely and other times we choose foolishly. Understanding how people and organizations make decisions is a first step in helping people and organizations to make better decisions.

The Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) was formed to bring together researchers in a variety of disciplines who study how people and organizations make choices in the face of uncertainty and conflicting goals. SJDM's membership includes researchers in psychology, economics, management, marketing, accounting, medicine, law, public policy, and other disciplines.

The goal of the SJDM book series is two-fold: To provide an outlet for researchers to share their work with others within the field, and to disseminate the latest findings from the field to a broader audience in the service of addressing pressing societal, political, and environmental problems.

A complete list of titles in the SJDM series, which is overseen by the Publications Committee of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, can be found on the Society's website,

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Perspectives on Framing

Perspectives on Framing

1st Edition

Edited By Gideon Keren
November 24, 2015

Language comprises a major mark of humans compared with other primates and is the main vehicle for social interaction. A major characteristic of any natural language is that the same communication, idea, or intention can be articulated in different ways—in other words, the same message can be "...

The Science of Giving Experimental Approaches to the Study of Charity

The Science of Giving: Experimental Approaches to the Study of Charity

1st Edition

Edited By Daniel M. Oppenheimer, Christopher Y. Olivola
November 24, 2015

Americans donate over 300 billion dollars a year to charity, but the psychological factors that govern whether to give, and how much to give, are still not well understood. Our understanding of charitable giving is based primarily upon the intuitions of fundraisers or correlational data which ...

Social Psychology and Economics

Social Psychology and Economics

1st Edition

Edited By David De Cremer, Marcel Zeelenberg, J. Keith Murnighan
June 21, 2006

This book combines chapters written by leading social psychologists and economists, illuminating the developing trends in explaining and understanding economic behavior in a social world. It provides insights from both fields, communicated by eloquent scholars, and demonstrates through recent ...

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