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2014 Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series: Communicating, Understanding and Using Uncertain Information in Everyday Decisions
Kane Hall 130, UW Seattle


Image of David Budescu and Susan JoslynOnline registration has closed at this time. However, walk-ups will be accommodated on a space-available basis.

When making important decisions involving uncertainty in domains in which we are not familiar, we often have access to information about the relevant uncertainty that is provided by experts. This lecture explores what people understand about uncertainty in decision making, how effectively they incorporate it into the decision making process and implications for how best to communicate uncertain information to non-expert decision makers.

David Budescu is the Anne Anastasi Professor of Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology in Fordham University's Department of Psychology.
Susan Joslyn
 is an associate professor in the University of Washington's Department of Psychology.

About the Psychology Lecture Series

The ninth annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series will spotlight "The Science of Decision Making." This popular series brings notable psychologists to the University of Washington to co-present with faculty from the UW Department of Psychology. Together they will reveal how the brain and an individual's expectations influence the decisions that we make in uncertain conditions. Learn more about the 2014 series.

This free, public series is made possible by a generous bequest from Professor Allen L. Edwards, with the support of a bequest from Professor Roger B. Loucks.

Cost: FREE

Location: Kane Hall 130, UW Seattle

To request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-685-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or e-mail at dso@u.washington.edu.

Date:
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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