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Newsletter 226: January 28, 2019


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

Tuesday January 29th

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm - Uris 332
Management Seminar - Ezra Zuckerman (MIT)
Death of the Salesman, but not the Sales Force: Reputational Entrepreneurship and the Efficiency of Scientific Valuation

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Jerome L. Greene Science Center, 9th Floor
Neurobiology & Behavior Talk - Antonio Rodriguez-Fornells (ICREA, University of Barcelona)
The Role of Intrinsic Reward and Metacognition on Language Learning

Wednesday January 30th

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - 614 Schermerhorn Hall
Psychology Department Colloquia - Nikolaus Kriegeskorte (Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute)
Cognitive Computational Neuroscience of Vision

Seminars of Interest at NYU 

Monday January 28th 

12:30pm to 2:00pm - Psychology Department, 6 Washington Place, Room 551
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium - Jesse Gomez (UC Berkeley)
Human visual cortex as a window into the developing brain

Wednesday January 30th
12:30pm to 2:00pm - Psychology Department, 6 Washington Place, Room 551
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium - Thorsten Kahnt (Northwestern University)
Orbitofrontal contributions to outcome-guided behavior

Article of the Week
Nudging Does Not Necessarily Improve Decisions
Nudging is an economic principle used to influence how we interact with the world around us but do these choices we are drawn to make actually meeting our needs? A new study from the University of Zurich has found that personal preference can affect whether or not nudging improves an individual's decision making process.

This newsletter is cosponsored by the Center for Decision Sciences and the Decision Making & Negotiations Area.

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