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CDR welcomes Dr Joshua Weller, who joins us from Tilburg University (The Netherlands), where he served as an Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology.  Josh received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Iowa in 2007.His research broadly focuses on how affective and cognitive processes contribute to decision-making and risk perceptions. More specifically, he studies…
Panos Stamolampros has a new paper investigating the informational value of online reviews posted by employees for their employer, a rather untapped source of online information from employees, using a sample of 349,550 reviews from 40,915 UK firms. We explore this novel form of electronic Word-of-Mouth (e-WOM) from different perspectives, namely: (i) its information content…
Yasmina Okan will contribute to a project that has received funding from the USC Roybal Center for Behavioral Interventions in Aging ($ 44,968). The project, led by Prof. Wändi Bruine de Bruin at the University of Southern California, will examine how to help hypertension patients to interpret blood pressure readings and motivate blood pressure control….
Yasmina Okan contributed to a digital event about “Research in Time of Crisis” organized by the Psychonomic Society. This event constitutes a platform for innovative ideas about how to do high-quality research quickly, and Yasmina discussed her contribution to a large global effort to assess people’s attitudes towards contact tracing policies to address Covid-19. The…
This paper provides findings of a recent trans-national research project on evacuation drills: this establishes the main limitations of existing drills, makes recommendations for future drills and proposes a programme of work for their implementation. Gwynne, S., Amos, M., Kinateder, M., Benichou, N., Boyce, K., van der Wal, C.N., Ronchi, E. (2020). The future of evacuation drills:…
Astrid Kause, along with co-authors Joel Millward-Hopkins (School of Earth and Environment, Uniersity of Leeds) and Wandi Bruine de Bruin (University of Southern California) has an article on The Conversation about their research on food entitled “Even concerned consumers don’t know which food choices have the lowest climate impact”. In a national UK sample, they…
Barbara Summers has been reviewing submissions for IAREP 2020 as part of the Scientific Committee for the conference. IAREP (the International Association for Research in Economic Psychology) runs annual conferences (sometimes organized as a joint IAREP/SABE conference) that attracts academics, policy makers, and practitionners from psychology, economics, business administration, marketing, consumer behavior and related fields….
Richard Hodgett and Alan Pearman delivered a module on Executive Decision Making for the United Nations System Staff College as part of their UN Secretariat and UN System Executive Management Programmes. Alan delivered a series of webinars and Richard delivered the face to face training in New York in December 2019 and in Turin in…