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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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Teaching concept generation to engineers

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We show how our heuristic techniques help engineering designers explore the concept space to achieve more novel solutions and explore the problem/solution space more effectively.
Daly, S., Yilmaz, S., Christian, J., …

Does interacting with others make you more confident in your judgments?

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We examine how individuals become more overconfident in their knowledge when interacting with other decision makers. In three studies we test several possible explanations. The most consistent explanation for our …

How do we distort probability when making risky decisions?

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We present preference conditions for the curvature of the probability weighting function in the context of cumulative prospect theory. Those conditions are tested with a new “ladder” procedure.
Wu, G. & …

The important role of replication in research

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This paper is gaining some new interest given the recent attention the field of social psychology is giving to the issue of replication. When we wrote this paper the field …

Setting up an interdisciplinary design education program

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This reports emerged from a series of workshops funded by NSF on different approaches to interdisciplinary design education. It provides a comparison of several degree programs.
Simpson, T., Parkinson, M., Celento, …