|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||6
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||-
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Can solve problems by making rational decisions more often in their own lives.
2) Understand and compare the relationship between probability-based thinking and rational decision making.
3) Effectively manage and identify risky situations.
4) Can analyze social problems by creating crisis management procedures.
5) Can compare decision making mechanisms to explain psychological phenomena.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|COURSE DEFINITION||This course surveys current theories of human judgment and decision making. Students are introduced to both normative models of decision making (based in statistics, philosophy, psychology, and economics) and descriptive models of decision making (based on research in cognitive psychology and social psychology). The role of expertise in judgment and decision making also is discussed. The course includes discussion of judgment and decision making under a variety of conditions of uncertainty, including aviation, diagnosis and treatment decisions in clinical psychology and medicine, forecasting, risk assessment, and evaluation of eyewitnesses and jury decisions.
|1st Week ||Introduction to Social Judgment and Decision Making|
|2nd Week ||Applications in Public Policy|
|3rd Week ||Applications in Economics|
|4th Week ||Legal Applications|
|5th Week ||Medical Applications|
|6th Week ||Experts' Decision Making|
|7th Week ||Forecasting and Prediction|
|8th Week ||Mid-Term Exam|
|9th Week ||Bargaining and Negotiation|
|10th Week ||Risk|
|11th Week ||Risk and Crisis Management|
|12th Week ||Judgmental Errors and Biases|
|13th Week ||Decision Making in Groups|
|14th Week ||Rationality and Bounded Rationality|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Connolly, T., Arkes, H. R., & Hammond, K. R. (2000). Judgment and decision making. Cambridge: Cambridge Press.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Practice,Project,Questions/Answers,Other
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||50|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||50|
|Preparation for Quiz|
|Individual or group work||14||5||70|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||35||35|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||25||25|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||5,8|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||6|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English