International Summer School 2015 on "Theories and Methods in Judgment and Decision Making Research"
Tagungszentrum Rummelsberg, Schwarzenbruck, Germany, 9-15 August 2015
The Application Phase is opened for theInternational Summer School 2015 on "Theories and Methods in Judgment and Decision Making Research" from August 9-15, 2015 at the Tagungszentrum Rummelsberg, Schwarzenbruck, Germany (close to Nuremberg).
The one-week Summer School includes keynote lectures, intensive workshops, and a panel discussion on theory building in psychology. The summer school focuses particularly on methodological innovations. Workshops on the following topics are provided:
- Process tracing techniques (Joseph G. Johnson, Miami University)
- Applied diffusion model analysis (Andreas Voß, University of Heidelberg)
- Multinomial processing tree models in JDM research (Edgar Erdfelder, University of Mannheim, and Benjamin E. Hilbig, University of Koblenz-Landau)
- Spreading activation network models (Andreas Glöckner and Marc Jekel, University of Göttingen)
Participants will attend introductory lectures on each of the topics and visit two elective workshops for a deeper treatment including practical application of the methods. There will also be time to discuss reserach projects with the faculty.
Keynote lectures will be provided by:
Adele Diederich (Jacobs University Bremen), Ido Erev (Technion Haifa), Jan de Houwer (Ghent University), Benjamin Newell (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Participation is free for accepted applicants. Food and accomodation are covered by the organizers. Travel costs are not included. Childcare will be provided on request.
How to apply:
The number of participants is limited to 40. Participants should ideally pursue a dissertation or post-doc project related to judgment or decision making from a formal, cognitive or social cognition perspective. The application deadline is 17th May 2015.
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