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BOOK HERE Abstract The widespread use of facial recognition leads to the dramatic decline of privacy and civil liberties. Ubiquitous CCTV cameras and giant databases of facial images, ranging from public social network profiles to national ID card registers, make it alarmingly easy to identify individuals, as well as track their location and social interactions….
BOOK HERE Abstract Warming climate enhances heat-related illness risks. Current research on heat stress has predominantly examined hazard and exposure factors as a cause of health impacts. They assume that heat stress is mainly caused by prolonged exposure to extreme heat environments, limited water intake, and failure of temperature regulation of one’s body. However, to…
BOOK HERE Abstract Making a good impression is a vital skill in life. When the stakes are high, effective impression management can help us get the job, ink the deal, or embark on a new relationship. Yet, while we all think we know how to make a good impression, we often miss the mark. My…
BOOK HERE Abstract The aim of this presentation is to discuss work from a recent project examining behavioural interventions that fail. The main theme is to illustrate the value of failure, not only because it focuses more attention on WHY than just HOW and WHAT, but also because, as psychology time and time shows, context…
BOOK HERE Abstract Economic and moral decisions is doing what’s best (to self and others) and what is the right thing to do (by some external criteria like religion). In some cases, the two criteria are misaligned, and require one to make a trade-off. However, decision makers also tend to consider a third criterion of…
BOOK HERE Follow us on Twitter at @CDRLeeds for latest updates on CDR seminars and research! Abstract E-Commerce businesses are rapidly growing, especially fashion products related brands. COVID-19 has been an accelerating factor in the growth, as consumers are trying to minimise the touch/physical interactions while purchasing (as well returning) the products. With the increase…
BOOK HERE Follow us on Twitter at @CDRLeeds for latest updates on CDR seminars and research! Abstract Normative standards refer to ideals to which people and organizations are held. Across eight studies (N=2,244), we investigate a novel construct—the breadth of normative standards, or the number of criteria that normative standards need to meet. Compared to…
Details of individual seminars (abstracts, biography of speaker and link for booking) will be added to this schedule as they become available. Date Time Speaker Title Affiliation 06-Oct-21 14:00-15:00 Shankha Basu The Breadth of Normative Standards: Antecedents and Consequences for Individuals and Organizations LUBS 13-Oct-21 14:00-15:00 Nitin Jain Optimising e-commerce returns using data science-based solution…
CLICK HERE TO BOOK Abstract How does one decide whether to wilfully engage in a risky activity, such as going white-water rafting, taking illicit drugs, or gambling at a casino? Within a psychological risk-return framework, people are purported to evaluate and then integrate the rewards they expect to receive from engaging in an activity with…
BOOK HERE Abstract We propose an aggregate measure of employee sentiment based on millions of employee online reviews and we test whether big employee data embedded in expert financial models can improve stock return predictability. In line with behavioural finance theory, our results document that the collective employee sentiment is a strong predictor of stock…