The Science of Making Up Your Mind

Applied Decision Theory for Non-statisticians

By Rex V. Brown

© 2015 – Psychology Press

252 pages

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About the Author

Rex Brown is Distinguished Senior Fellow in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University. He is an Incorporated Statistician with an MA in Economics and Social Anthropology from Cambridge. In 1968 he was awarded the Institute of Statisticians (UK) Oswald George applied statistics prize for researchers under 35. He has held faculty appointments at Harvard Business School, University College London, London School of Economics and the Universities of Michigan, Carnegie-Mellon, George Mason and Cambridge. From 1969 to 1989 he was Chairman of Decision Science Consortium, Inc., where he consulted to business and government executives. He has been featured in the Illustrated London News, the Washington Post and the Diane Rehm Show. He was a founding Council Member of the Decision Analysis Society. He has authored or co-authored a number of books and papers on decision aiding methodology, including Rational Choice and Judgment: Decision analysis for the Decider and Teaching Decision Making to Adolescents, and has been listed among the most cited "Bayesian" researchers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY008000
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology