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Judgment and Decision Making by Baruch Fischhoff

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TVERSKY, AMOS (1937–96)

1. Amos Tversky

B. Fischhoff

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Amos Tversky was born in Haifa, Israel, on March 16, 1937. His father was a veterinarian, his mother a member of Israel’s Parliament, the Knesset. He fought in Israel’s 1956, 1967, and 1973 wars, and received its highest honor for bravery. He received his BA in psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in 1961. In 1965, he received his Ph.D from the University of Michigan’s mathematical psychology program. He worked there with Clyde Coombs (his doctoral advisor), Ward Edwards, and David Krantz, among others. He returned to Jerusalem as a faculty member in 1967, moving to Stanford in 1978. A year at the Center for Advanced Study in ...

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