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  • The good, the bad, and the risky: Self-esteem, rewards and costs, and interpersonal risk regulation during relationship initiation (2015)

    Abstract: Social risk interacts with self-esteem to predict relationship-initiation motivation and behavior. However, because socially risky situations afford both rewards and costs, it is unclear which affordance is responsible for these effects. Two experiments primed social rewards or costs within...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • The bias bias (2015)

    Abstract: In marketing and finance, surprisingly simple models sometimes predict more accurately than more complex, sophisticated models. Here, we address the question of when and why simple models succeed — or fail — by framing the forecasting problem in terms of the bias–variance dilemma. Controllable...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Simply Rational: Decision Making in the Real World (2015)

    Abstract : Statistical illiteracy can have an enormously negative impact on decision making. This book brings together applied and theoretical research on risks and decision making across the fields of medicine, psychology, and economics. Collectively, the chapters demonstrate why the frame in which...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Strengthening practical wisdom : Mental health workers’ learning and development (2014)

    Abstract: Background : Practical wisdom, understood as knowing how to be or act in any present situation with clients, is believed to be an essential part of the knowledge needed to be a professional mental health worker. Exploring processes of adapting, extending knowledge and refining tacit knowledge...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Decisions With Uncertainty: The Glass Half Full (2013)

    Abstract: Each of us makes important decisions involving uncertainty in domains in which we are not experts, such as retirement planning, medical treatment, and precautions against severe weather. Often, reliable information about uncertainty is available to us, although how effectively we incorporate...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Book Review: Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All (2013)

    Book Review by Shrihari Udupa: Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen, Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All . London, UK: Random House Business Books, 2011, 320 pp. ₹ 799 [Hardback] (ISBN: 978 1 847 94088 9) Excerpt: How do some companies thrive in uncertainty and...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • The Leap Year Project: Learning to Risk & Risking to Learn (2013)

    This adventure started with a single deep-seated desire to make a difference. It was this desire that hooked Victor Saad on pursuing a business degree around social enterprise. Yet as he researched MBA options, he wondered if business school was the most effective way to learn. Believing there had to...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private LIfe (2007)

    This book uses the story of an important intellectual family, the Exners, to shed light on the science, politics, intellectual thought, and culture of fin-de-siècle (end of century) Vienna. Coen focuses on the family’s value of uncertainty, contradicting the general assumption that certainty was considered...
    (My publication) Posted by: dcoen
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