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Newsletter 162: Oct 17, 2016

The Center for Decision Sciences at Columbia Business School
Welcome to the Center for Decision Sciences' Weekly Newsletter. Below you can find a list of events of interest.

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Seminars of Interest at Columbia

Monday October 17th

2:30pm to 4:00pm - 1101 IAB
Industrial Organization & Strategy Seminar - Canice Prendergast (Chicago Booth)
The Allocation of Food to Food Banks (Joint with Economic Theory Workshop)

Tuesday October 18th 

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Warren 415
PhD Seminars - Aaditua Iyer
Title Not Available

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Uris 303
Marketing Seminar - Kristina Brecko (Stanford)
Title Not Available

4:15pm to 5:45pm - 1101 IAB
Money-Macro Workshop - Stephane Dupraz
A Kinked-Demand Theory of Price Rigidity

Wednesday October 19th

10:30am to 11:30am - CRED Conference Room, 416 Schermerhorn
CRED Speaker Series - Anthony Patt (ETH Zurich) 
Framing climate change from an equilibrium or evolutionary perspective, and why this matters for decisions we face 

2:15pm to 3:45pm - 1101 IAB
International Economics Workshop - Zheli He
Title Not Available

4:15pm to 5:45pm - 1101 SIPA
Applied Microeconomics - Sarah Miller
Title Not Available

Thursday October 20th 

12:00pm to 1:00pm - Neurological Institute Alumni Auditorium
Neurobiology Seminars - Kay Tye (MIT)
Neural Circuits Underlying Positive and Negative Valence

4:00pm to 5:00pm - Faculty House
Language and Cognition - Philippe Schlenker (NYU)
Formal Monkey Semantics

6:00pm to 7:30pm - Uris 301 
Cognition and Decision Seminar Series - Jan Drugowitsch (Harvard Medical School)
Normative decisions between more than two alternatives

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday October 18th

12:30pm to 2:00pm - Psychology Room 551
Social Psychology Brown Bags - Roger Giner-Sorolla (University of Kent)
Title Not Available

Thursday October 20th

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Psychology Room 551
Cognition & Perception Colloquia - Audun Dahl (University of California, Santa Cruz)
The Early Development of Children's Orientations toward Helping and Harming in Everyday Interactions

Article of the Week
Recognizing and Challenging our Own Biases
Many strategies to reduce decision-making biases have been unsuccessful. A recent project led by Boston University professor of Marketing, Carey Morewedge, found that simple training programs can help people identify and reduce their decision-making biases, even in the long-term.   

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