Analyzing the Role of Cognitive Biases in the Decision-Making Process

Analyzing the Role of Cognitive Biases in the Decision-Making Process

Verónica Juárez Ramos (International University of Rioja, Spain)
Indexed In: PsycINFO®
Release Date: November, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 262
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2978-1
ISBN13: 9781522529781|ISBN10: 1522529780|EISBN13: 9781522529798|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522586944
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Description:

Decision making or making judgments is an essential function in the ordinary life of any individual. Decisions can often be made easily, but sometimes, it can be difficult due to conflict, uncertainty, or ambiguity of the variables required to make the decision. As human beings, we constantly have to decide between different activities such as occupational, recreational, political, economic, etc. These decisions can be transcendental or inconsequential.

Analyzing the Role of Cognitive Biases in the Decision-Making Process presents comprehensive research focusing on cognitive shortcuts in the decision-making process. While highlighting topics including jumping to conclusion bias, personality traits, and theoretical models, this book is ideally designed for mental health professionals, psychologists, sociologists, managers, academicians, researchers, and upper-level students seeking current research on cognitive biases that affect individual decision making in daily life.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Brain Processing
  • Clinical Therapy Programs
  • Cognitive Process of Evaluation
  • Human Psyche
  • Jumping to Conclusion Bias
  • Moral Differences
  • Personality Traits
  • Psychiatric Care
  • Social Influences
  • Theoretical Models
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