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8th Workshop on Non-Market Valuation (WONV) - "Non-Market Valuation and Decision Science"

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The 8th Workshop on Non-Market Valuation (WONV) will take place at the Leeds University Business School (UK) on the 13th-14th of June 2024. This year, the WONV is organised by the Centre for Decision Research. The scope of this edition is Non-Market Valuation and Decision Science. Researchers working on stated and revealed preferences or on...

Individual Differences and Decision Making Symposium at the Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School (UK)

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The Centre for Decision Research (CDR) at Leeds University Business School is proud to host a one-day symposium dedicated to individual differences research in decision-making. The scope of this symposium is Greed, Darker Traits, and Decisions.  Traits such as greed, those comprising the dark triad, and honesty/humility, have been associated with risk-taking, counterproductive work behaviours,...

Why is my commute so slow? Habit and the subexploration of novel and better alternatives: an experimental study

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BOOK HERE Abstract In psychology and neuroscience it is well accepted that decisions are controlled by at least two behavioural systems that are relatively independent: a model-based system which acts in accord with the expected value or utility of different options and a model-free or habitual system which acts automatically, ignoring expected utility and selecting...

Forthcoming events - Spring/ Summer 2024

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Workshops Date(s) Title Notes 12-Jun-24 Individual Differences and Decision Making Symposium: Greed, Darker Traits, and Decisions Submission deadline 2-April-24 13-June-24 to 14-June-24   WONV - Non-Market Valuation and Decision Science   Submission deadline 2-April-24  

Dark nudges in gambling

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BOOK HERE Abstract In this talk I provide a summary of the last ten years’ research on dark nudges in gambling: exploitative design features which contribute to gambling-related harm. The Speaker Dr Philip Newall is a Lecturer at the University of Bristol’s School of Psychological Science. Previously, Philip completed a PhD at the University of...

Broadening our understanding of time use and spatial behaviour: Social networks, gender, care, food consumption, and other contextual (and understudied) dimensions.

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BOOK HERE Abstract Time use and spatial behaviour are crucial to understanding how people live in cities and their interaction with transportation and urban systems. Most traditional research on mobility focuses on commuting trips and individual decision-making, performed mainly by a "usual" traveller. However, having more comprehensive perspectives on travel behaviour requires broadening the individual-based...

Decision making and decision analytics in the era of AI: A match made in heaven (or hell)?

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BOOK HERE Abstract How can we help managers and policy-makers tackle complex decisions? What is the role of decision analytics in the era of AI? What is the future of decision support? Nadia has been involved in numerous projects conducted with businesses with the aim of designing, developing and deploying decision support and AI-powered tools....

Measuring rational thinking in adolescents: The Assessment of Rational Thinking in Youth (ART-Y)

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BOOK HERE Abstract Several developmental studies have demonstrated that rational thinking is measurable in children and youth. In this study, we examined five measures of rational thinking in an adolescent sample. The mean age of the participants was 15.4 years (SD=1.2 years; range 13-18 years of age). The rational thinking tasks included probabilistic and statistical...

Machine Learning for Decision-Making in Intelligent Manufacturing

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BOOK HERE Abstract The integration of machine learning for decision-making in intelligent manufacturing has revolutionised the industrial sector. This innovation has not only optimised production processes, reduced costs, and enhanced product quality but has also fundamentally reshaped how decisions are made in manufacturing operations. In this presentation, Dr. Peizhi Shi will highlight his research findings...

How to reduce saturated fat consumption? The effect of taxes versus behavioural interventions

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BOOK HERE Abstract An excessive consumption of Saturated Fats (SAF) can lead to weight gain and increased risk of heart disease. Despite these negative consequences, consumption of SFA in the UK is considerably higher than dietary recommendations, making its reduction an important public health goal. But changing eating habits is not easy. In this study,...