Book News: February 20th, 2007

Edited by: Derek J. Koehler and Nigel HarveyThe Handbook is a state-of-the art overview of current topics and research in the study of how people make evaluations, draw inferences, and make decisions under conditions of uncertainty and conflict. It contains contributions by experts from various disciplines that reflect current trends and controversies on judgment and decision making.

The Handbook also provides a glimpse of the many approaches that have been taken in the study of judgment and decision making and portrays the major findings in the field. It presents examinations of the broader roles of social, emotional, and cultural influences on decision making. It also contains an exploration of applications of judgment and decision making research to important problems in a variety of professional contexts, including finance, accounting, medicine, public policy, and the law.

Published by Blackwell. ISBN: 9781405157599. 27.99 pounds.