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Stern, E., Welsh, R., Gonzalez, R., Fitzgerald, K., Abelson, J., & Taylor, S. (2013). Subjective uncertainty and limbic hyperactivation in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Human Brain Mapping. 34, 1956-1970. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.22038 …

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Decision Making
Statistics/Methods
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Brain Imaging
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Using computer adaptive methods to select the next query in a decision making study

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We extend the adaptive design optimization (ADO) approach to the domain of decision making under risk. ADO is a Bayesian method that adapts the experimental design in real time; it …

When words speak louder than actions

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The behavior of others serves an important cue in our decision making, but we show cases where sometimes we are more influenced by an individual’s evaluation than their actions, suggesting …

Reviewing the endowment-contrast model of happiness and well-being

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If we have a spectacular experience, such as an excellent meal or a the dream vacation, when does it become part of our endowment (i.e., another positive tick mark that …

Extending prospect theory to cases where probabilities are not known

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We extend cumulative prospect theory to the domain of events, investigate two sources on nonlinearity on decision weights, and propose a two stage model of choice.
Wu, G. & Gonzalez, R. …

Standard errors for parameters in dyadic models

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We show how to derive standard errors for a few basic models in dyadic data analysis. The chapter was written for Michael Browne’s festschrift.
Gonzalez, R. & Griffin, D. (2012). Deriving …