Society for Judgment and Decision Making    European Association for Decision Making

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Judgment and Decision Making 2006-2022

This is the journal of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) and the European Association for Decision Making (EADM). It is open access, published on the World Wide Web.

As of 2023, the journal is published by Cambridge University Press, and the new site of the journal is here. The full contents of the journal, including papers appearing before 2023 and after 2022, are here. The present site, however, retains the original layout, including data, supplements, tables of contents, and annual reports. Links to articles before 2023 will still work.

Aims and scope

The study of judgment and decision making (JDM) concerns normative, descriptive and prescriptive analysis of human judgments and decisions. These topics may be studied from theoretical or applied perspectives, with the use of experiments, surveys, analysis of existing data, and other necessary approaches. Contributions to the journal will fall within these bounds and reflect issues central to JDM, including, but not limited to those in this list. The field of JDM is inter-disciplinary, so the journal covers relevant content from several fields, including cognitive psychology, experimental economics, and experimental philosophy. We expect contributions to be accessible to readers in at least these fields.

What we publish

Types of articles: We publish articles of any length, including new empirical contributions, adversarial collaborations, informative replies to relevant articles, meta-analyses, theoretical articles, historical overviews, and potential target articles designed for published comments.

Replications: We publish replications, so long as they have a compelling rationale, e.g., the original results were surprising.

Registered reports: We will review the Introduction and Method section of proposed studies (plus something like a power analysis, if relevant). If these are accepted, then we promise to publish the results. The idea is to encourage risky but important studies (including replications) by removing the fear that a negative or ambiguous result will not be publishable. See the note2 for further details.

Theory specification papers (pilot phase): We publish manuscripts in which important (e.g., well researched and cited) and still underspecified theories of (mainly) other authors are specified. Papers should objectify theories by fully specifying and operationally defining all concepts included in the antecedence and the consequence parts of a theory and their interrelations. Such papers should foster debates that converge on a common understanding. Please contact the responsible editor (Andreas Glöckner) with a short proposal prior to writing the paper.

What we do not publish

  • Literature reviews unless they feature a theoretical contribution, or represent a special point of view;
  • Applications of a decision analytic method (such as multi-criteria decision making) to particular problems (such as those in commerce);
  • Demonstrations of social psychological phenomena or behavioural economic effects that are not put in the context of standard issues in JDM;
  • Articles consisting mainly of mathematical proofs;
  • Articles that are better suited to specialist journals in other fields and disciplines, particularly social psychology, marketing, and neuroscience.
  • Special issues.

Article processing

  1. Submitted articles should be original1 and should fall within the scope of the journal. When they are not appropriate, we try to reject them immediately, almost always less than 2 days.
  2. For empirical work, we strongly encourage the submission of raw data (with a key to the meaning of variable names, if needed) and stimulus materials at the time of the initial submission and will often request these if they are not already available.
  3. Publications should, insofar as possible, include all key information necessary to understand (and replicate) the study and data analysis. Feel free to use footnotes, appendices, or supplements. We include the data of accepted articles (or links to the data) with the articles, as well as stimuli, questionnaires, and code, when these are necessary to understand exactly what was done (insofar as this is consistent with other constraints such as questionnaires with copyright restrictions, or proprietary ownership of data).
  4. We strongly encourage authors to check our statistical guidelines, when relevant. Submissions that violate these guidelines may be sent back for revision before review.
  5. Latex users can use this template.
  6. All submissions will receive an initial desk review by an Editor, and possibly an Associate Editor. This provides a speedy rejection when a rejection is warranted. Submissions that are deemed to fall within the scope of the journal and which demonstrate a high and rigorous standard will be sent out for peer-review.
  7. Usually the review will involve one Consulting Editor and another reviewer. Informative reviews from earlier submissions of the same article (with authors' responses to them) may reduce the number of required reviewers, thus speeding the review process and reducing the total burden on potential reviewers.
  8. For those articles that are sent out for peer review, we endeavour to provide authors with timely feedback (with a typical turnaround time of around 2 months). However, we are reliant on the promptness of our expert reviewers, who provide a valuable service, free-of-charge, to the journal and the field. We regard reviews as information, not votes. Where we can, we will support authors in revising their work before publication.
  9. The author holds the copyright of all published articles under the terms of the cc-by license

As of Jaunary 2023, the journal is published by CambridgeUniversity Press. All major features of the journal, as well as its contents, will be preserved. The current editors and board will remain.

To submit an article for consideration, go to the Cambridge University Press site: Please also include a Word or TeX version of your paper somewhere (probably a supplementary file). Make sure that you look at the statistical guidelines. And do not be discouraged by the (somewhat incomplete) section on waivers of processing charges. We expect very few authors to be subject to these, regardless of read-and-publish agreements. But make sure to read the question in the submission page about "the Gold open access payment options". The last option refers to a waiver on the basis of inability to pay, and, for that, you must follow the links until you get to to this page, which has a link to request a waiver request, which should be here.

Please send any questions to, and we will try to answer them.

Editorial Board


Jonathan Baron, University of Pennsylvania
Mandeep Dhami, Middlesex University
Andreas Glöckner, University of Cologne

Associate Editors

Shahar Ayal, Reichman University
Maya Bar-Hillel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Arndt Bröder, Universität Mannheim
Junyi Dai, Zhejiang University
Adele Diederich, Jacobs University
Kimmo Eriksson, Stockholm University
Arvid Erlandsson, Linkögping University
Enrique Fatas, University of Pennsylvania
Yaniv Hanoch, Southampton Business School
Adam Harris, University College London
Bettina von Helversen, University of Bremen
Ben Hilbig, University of Koblenz-Landau
Konstantinos Katsikopoulos, University of Southampton and Harding Centre for Risk Literacy
Erin Krupka, University of Michigan
Richard John, University of Southern California
Joseph G. Johnson, Miami University of Ohio
Michael Lee, University of California, Irvine
David R. Mandel, Defence Research and Development Canada
Nina Mazar, Boston University
Barbara Mellers, University of Pennsylvania
Ganna Pogrebna, University of Sydney Business School
Ilana Ritov, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ulrich Schmidt, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Sandra Schneider, University of South Florida
Shaul Shalvi, University of Amsterdam
Joseph Simmons, University of PennsylvaniaK
Barbara Summers, University of Leeds
Isabel Thielmann, Max Planck Institude

Consulting Editors

Hal Arkes, Ohio State University
Netta Barak-Corren, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tilmann Betsch, University of Erfurt
Nicolao Bonini, University of Trento
Valerio Capraro, University of Middlesex
Clintin Davis-Stober, University of Missouri
Catherine Eckel, Texas A&M University
Ido Erev, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Susann Fiedler, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Gregory Fischer, Duke University
Craig Fox, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrew Gelman, Columbia University
Thomas Gilovich, Cornell University
Daniel Goldstein, Microsoft Research
Ulrich Hoffrage, University of Lausanne
Julie Irwin, University of Texas
Esther Kaufmann, Universität Konstanz
Simon Kemp, University of Canterbury, N.Z.
Gideon Keren, Tilburg University
Kris Kirby, Williams College
Derek Koehler, University of Waterloo
Michal Król, University of Agder, Norway
Shu Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Rui Mata,University of Basel
Don Moore, University of California, Berkeley
Jeryl Mumpower, Texas A & M University
Ben Newell, University of New South Wales
Gordon Pennycook, University of Regina
Ellen Peters, University of Oregon
Antonio Rangel, California Institute of Technology
Adil Saribay, Kadir Has University
Alan Schwartz, University of Illinois at Chicago
Miroslav Sirota, University of Essex
Cass Sunstein, Harvard Law School
Eldad Yechiam, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Onurcan Yılmaz, Kadir Has University
Liane Young, Boston College

Supervisory committee

Derek Koehler, University of Waterloo (SJDM)
Christopher Hsee, University of Chicago (SJDM)
Ido Erev, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology (EADM)
Gaëlle Vallée-Tourangeau, Kingston University (EADM)

1An article cannot be previously published in a refereed journal. It can, however, be published in a conference proceedings, a personal web site, a working-paper series, or a pre-print server.

2A registered report is not the same as pre-registration, although that may be useful for many papers, including registered reports. See As Predicted. When submitting a registered report, please also include a separate explanation of why you are doing the study and why you want acceptance in advance. Following initial (pre-study) acceptance, authors are typically required by the action editor to register the approved protocol (e.g., on the Open Science Framework or other recognised repository), either publicly or under private embargo until submission of the full manuscript with results. The full manuscript will then also contain the URL of the approved protocol.

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