Summer School 2015

The DFG Research Unit

"Contextualized Decision Making"

at the Universities of Mannheim, Heidelberg, and Tübingen

announces an

 

International Summer School 2015 on

"Theories and Methods in Judgment and Decision Making Research"

from

August 9-15, 2015

(week preceding the SPUDM conference of EADM in Budapest)

at the Tagungszentrum Rummelsberg, Schwarzenbruck, Germany (close to Nuremberg)

 

 

Program:

The one-week Summer School includes keynote lectures, workshops, and a panel discussion on theory building in psychology. The summer school focuses particularly on methodological innovations. Workshops on the following topics are provided:
 
• Process tracing techniques
• Applied diffusion model analysis
• Multinomial processing tree models in JDM research
• Spreading activation network models
 
Participants will attend introductory lectures by renowned researchers on each of the methods and visit two elective workshops for a deeper treatment including practical application of the methods. There will also be time to discuss reserach projects with the faculty.
 
 
Faculty providing keynote lectures and workshops:
 
Adele Diederich (Jacobs University Bremen), Edgar Erdfelder (University of Mannheim), Ido Erev (Technion Haifa), Klaus Fiedler (University of Heidelberg), Andreas Glöckner (University of Göttingen), Jan de Houwer (Ghent University), Benjamin Hilbig (University of Koblenz-Landau), Marc Jekel (University of Göttingen), Joseph G. Johnson (Miami University, USA), Benjamin Newell (University of New South Wales, Australia), Andreas Voß (University of Heidelberg)
 
 
Included Services:
 
Participation is free for accepted applicants. Food and accomodation are covered by the organizers. Travel costs are not included.
 
 
Venue:
 
The Summer School will take place at the Tagungszentrum Rummelsberg, a nice conference center in the countryside next to Nürnberg (Nuremberg) reserved exclusively for our group.
 
   
How to apply:
 
Please note that the application deadline has already expired.
 
 
Childcare:
 
For timely organization, please notify with your application whether you need childcare during the summer school. Please indicate the number of children you intend to bring with you as well as their age.
 
 
Organizers:
Arndt Bröder, Edgar Erdfelder, Florence Ettlin, Florian Kutzner, Rüdiger Pohl
(DFG Resarch Unit Contextualized Decision Making)
 
 
 
 

Schedule

 

Sunday

Check-in, Welcome & Dinner (20.00), informal Introduction

Monday

07.30-09.15
Breakfast
 
09.30-11.00
Poster Session (Posters 1-11)
 
11.00-11.30
Coffee Break
 
11.30-12.30
Keynote 1:
„Levels of Explanation and Levels of Analysis in Psychological Research“
Jan De Houwer
12.30-14.00
Lunch Break
 
14.00-15.00
Workshop Lecture 1:
Spreading activation network models
Andreas Glöckner & Marc Jekel
15.00-15.30
Coffee Break
 
15.30-16.30
Workshop Lecture 2:
Applied diffusion model analysis
Andreas Voss
16.30-18.00
Poster Session (Posters 12-22)
 
19.00
Dinner
 

Tuesday

07.30-09.15
Breakfast
 
09.30-12.30
Workshops 1 & 2
1. Marc Jekel; 2. Andreas Voss
12.30-14.00
Lunch Break
 
14.00-15.30
Poster Session (Posters 23-33)
 
15.30-16.00
Coffee Break
 
16.00-17.00
Keynote 2:
„Multi-Stage Sequential Sampling Model of Multi-Attribute Decision Making“
Adele Diederich
17.00-18.00
Meet the Expert:
Specific Project Group Meetings
all faculty
19.00
Dinner
 

Wednesday

07.30-08.45
Breakfast
 
09.00-11.00
Panel discussion:
Process models, mechanistic models, functional models
Arndt Bröder, Jan De Houwer, Klaus Fiedler, Florian Kutzner, Benjamin Hilbig & Joseph Johnson
11.00-11.30
Coffee Break
 
11.30-13.00
Poster Session (Posters 34-44)
 
13.00-14.00
Lunch Break
 
14.00-
Excursion
 

Thursday

07.30-09.15
Breakfast
 
09.30-10.30
Workshop Lecture 3:
Multinomial processing tree models in JDM research
Edgar Erdfelder & Benjamin Hilbig
10.30-11.00
Coffee Break
 
11.00-12.00
Workshop Lecture 4:
Process tracing techniques
Joseph Johnson
12.00-13.30
Lunch Break
 
13.30-14.30
Keynote 3:
„From Anomalies to Forecasts: A Choice Prediction Competition for Decisions under Risk and Ambiguity“
Ido Erev
14.30-15.00
Coffee Break
 
15.00-18.00
Workshops 3 & 4 (part 1)
3. Edgar Erdfelder & Benjamin Hilbig;
4. Joseph Johnson
19.00
Dinner
 
20.30
Talk Session: “Combining Family Life and Science – Perspectives From Different Countries
Andreas Voss, Ben Newell, Ido Erev & Joseph Johnson

Friday

07.30-09.15
Breakfast
 
09.30-12.30
Workshops 3 & 4 (part 2)
3. Edgar Erdfelder & Benjamin Hilbig;
4. Joseph Johnson
12.30-14.00
Lunch Break
 
14.00-15.00
Keynote 4:
„Spanners and Toolboxes: Evidence Accumulation as a General Framework for Decision Making“
Ben Newell
15.00-16.00
Wrap-Up
 
16.00-19.00
Spare Time
 
19.00
Dinner
 
(after dinner)
Farewell Party
 

Saturday

07.30-09.15
Breakfast
 
09.30-noon
Departure
 

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