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Putting the Pieces Together: Coherence of Evidence in Decision Making

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The next generation of decision making theorizing is here.

Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky demonstrated that human decision-making is not entirely rational. It can be, in fact, decidedly irrational—riddled with biases like holes in Swiss cheese.


Thinking of Changing Your Behavior in 2017? Try Moving First

San Antonio, Texas - 41% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions but only 9% feel they were successful in keeping their resolutions. The problem may be in the timing. According to research being presented at the SPSP Annual Convention the time for successful habit change isn’t based on the calendar, but on big changes to our everyday lives like moving to a new home.

“Changing your habits is very difficult,” says Bas Verplanken, professor of social psychology at the University of Bath, “including finding the right moment to make a change.”

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Media Perspectives at #SPSP2017

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Character & Context Editor-in-Chief Dave Nussbaum is moderating “Want to be More Journalistic and Media Savvy? Media and SPSP Members Offer Perspectives, Advice, and Warnings” at the 2017 SPSP Annual Convention and invited Emily Esfahani Smith to share the following message on the blog:

Dear SPSP Community: