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Comparative Decision Making
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Comparative Decision Making

Thomas R. Zentall and Philip H. Crowley

Abstract

Decision making cuts across most areas of intellectual enquiry and academic endeavor. The classical view of individual human thinkers choosing among options remains important and instructive, but the contributors to this volume broaden this perspective to characterize the decision making behavior of groups, non-human organisms and even non-living objects and mathematical constructs. A diverse array of methods is brought to bear—mathematical, computational, subjective, neurobiological, evolutionary, and cultural. We can often identify best or optimal decisions and decision making processes, but ... More

Keywords: decision making processes, individuals, groups, non-human organisms, mathematical constructs, neurobiology, computation, social context, decision support, optimal decisions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199856800
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856800.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas R. Zentall, editor
University of Kentucky

Philip H. Crowley, editor
University of Kentucky

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