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Judgment and Decision Making by Baruch Fischhoff

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INTRODUCTION

From early in my career, I have been fortunate to have colleagues who valued research that was informed by both analytical and empirical sciences. Indeed, before I even had a career, Francine Wehmer and Ira Firestone, two psychology professors at Wayne State University, matched me with Samuel Komorita, as a research assistant for his pioneering work in what is now called behavioral game theory. At the time, I was too much of a novice to appreciate Sam’s innovativeness in asking how people actually responded to prisoner’s dilemma games—although I did realize that it was a suitable match for a math-psych major.

I had even less appreciation of the uniqueness of the guidance that I received from David Jonah, my advisor in the mathematics ...

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