Making decision research useful - not just rewarding
AbstractAn experienced decision aider reflects on how misaligned priorities produce decision research that is less useful than it could be. Scientific interest and professional standing may motivate researchers --- and their funders and publishers --- more powerfully than concern to help people make better decisions.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Society for Judgment and Decision Making in its journal Judgment and Decision Making.
Volume (Year): 1 (2006)
Issue (Month): (November)
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decision analysis; decision aids.;
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