The Society for Judgment and Decision Making
The Society for Judgment and Decision Making is an interdisciplinary academic organization dedicated to the study of normative, descriptive, and prescriptive theories of judgments and decisions. Its members include psychologists, economists, organizational researchers, decision analysts, and other decision researchers. The Society's primary event is its Annual Meeting, at which Society members present their research. It also publishes the journal
Judgment and Decision Making.
The 2017 Meeting will take place at the Fairmount Waterfront Hotel
in Vancouver, November 10-13.
Information about registration and membership is here.
Changes since the program was completed:
Talk withdrawn from Session 1, Track II: Framing Climate Uncertainty: Frame Choices Reveal and Influence
Climate Change Beliefs, by Kause, Astrid (University of Leeds, UK); Townsend,
Tarlise (University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA); Gaissmaier, Wolfgang
(University of Konstanz)
Replaced with: From Tragedy to Benefit of the Commons: Increasing Stewardship
through Psychological Ownership, by Shu, Suzanne (UCLA); Peck, Joann (Univ Wisconsin)
Posters withdrawn from Session 1: 7, 71, 77, 102, 109, 115, 118, 120, 131, 154.
Posters withdrawn from Session 2: 84, 93, 95, 113, 123, 132, 140, 142.
Poster added to Session 1: 158, Deconstructing and Reconstructing Consumers' Trust in Algorithms
(was poster 84 in Session 2)
Guidelines for talks and
If you presented, or will present this year, please consider uploading your presentation slides
or poster to the SJDM meeting archive:
Here are are the talks and posters from past and upcoming meetings (including submissions for the student-poster award).
Submit your presentation here.
Hotel accommodation and registration:
The Psychonomic Society has negotiated special rates at the
conference venue and two nearby hotels:
- Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (call +1-866-540-4509 and ask for the Psychonomic rate of $189 CAD + tax - do not try the web site, which says incorrectly that it is sold out)
- Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
- Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront
For more information,
Psychonomic hotel site
. Remember to book your rooms well in
advance as these room blocks sell out quickly.
Past and future meetings
The 2016 meeting took place in Boston, MA, November
18-21. Plenary events included a keynote talk on Sunday, November
20th delivered by Linda Babcock.
A tribute for Baruch Fischhoff
took place on Friday, November
18, to celebrate his achievements and contribution to the field.
Here is the final program.
Tentative schedule for future meetings:
2018 - New Orleans, LA, November 16-19
2019 - Montreal, QC, Canada, November 15-18
SJDM meetings are in tandem with those of the
Psychonomic Society, which
provides assistance to us in various ways.
Members of SJDM are added to the
mailing list, which is for communications about society business such
as meetings and elections. It also provides a password for the members
section of this site and a monthly reminder of it. This is a very
low-volumue mailing list.
You cannot unsubscribe from it
See the member links (top of this page) for other tools.
If you are a member and you are not getting mail about Society
elections and other business, please write
mailing list is much higher volume and is open to all for reading and posting, but moderated.
Decision Science News
always has the latest conference deadlines, jobs, and announcements.
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2016-2017 Executive board
Rick Larrick (firstname.lastname@example.org), President
Dan Goldstein (email@example.com), Past President
Chris Hsee (firstname.lastname@example.org), President Elect
Oleg Urminsky (email@example.com), Elected Member 2016-2019
Katy Milkman (firstname.lastname@example.org), Elected Member 2015-2018
Shane Frederick (email@example.com), Elected Member 2014-2017
Edward Chang (firstname.lastname@example.org), Student member 2016-2017
Bud Fennema (email@example.com), Secretary-Treasurer
Jon Baron (firstname.lastname@example.org), Webmaster
Jon Baron (email@example.com), Journal Editor
Dan Goldstein (firstname.lastname@example.org), Newsletter Editor
Suzanne Shu (email@example.com), 2017 Program Committee Chair
Kate Wessels (Kate.Wessels@behavioralpolicy.org), 2016 Conference Coordinator
Web site maintained by
, Dan Goldstein, Dave Hardisty, Nathan Maddix
, and Jon Westfall, with help from others. Direct inquiries about PhD programs to Nathan Maddix.
Backups are here
. The mailing lists don't work on these.