Tuesday, October 23, 2012

[Comp-neuro] Decision making workshop in Bristol

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to let you know about an interdisciplinary workshop in
Bristol on decision making.

Best wishes,


Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Decision-Making
17 - 18 December 2012
Bristol, United Kingdom

Keynote Speakers:
David Schmeidler (Interdisciplinary Centre, Herzliya)
Andrew Colman (University of Leicester)
Mohammed Abdellaoui (HEC, Paris)
Ido Erev (Israel Institute of Technology)

***Registration deadline extended to Friday 9 November 2012***

The cross-disciplinary Decision-making research group at the University of
Bristol explores the relationship between theoretical and empirical aspects
of decision-making using mathematical, computational and experimental
methods. We are hosting a two-day mini-conference to bring together
theoreticians and experimentalists.

We welcome abstracts (of no more than 200 words) from psychologists,
economists, biologists, neuroscientists, philosophers and other decision
researchers using normative or descriptive approaches to decision-making.
Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
* cognitive/behavioural neuroscience;
* decision theory;
* information theoretical approaches;
* behavioural and experimental investigations;
* computational models of decision-making (including bayesian
* behavioural economics, evolutionary approaches.

As well as the four keynote speakers who will be presenting their work,
contributed talks will be given by many (if not all) participants. If you
wish to contribute, you will be prompted to enter your abstract and select
your preferred method of presentation (talk/poster) as part of the
registration process.

Register online at http://www.bris.ac.uk/decisions-research/conference2012/

The deadline for registrations is Friday 9 November.

A flat fee of £100 is charged for conference attendance, which includes
lunch and refreshments throughout the two days, as well as a three-course
dinner at the Avon Gorge Hotel on 17 December. Conference participants are
also eligible for reduced-rate accommodation at the Avon Gorge Hotel.

For more information, go to
Enquiries: decisions-research-admin@bristol.ac.uk

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