How does emotion influence judgment and decision making? How do people make tradeoffs between time and money? If questions like these interest you, then I invite you to apply for a position. We will study a variety of questions in the exciting field of judgment and choice.
The selected research assistant will work on such things as: finding journal articles, summarizing findings, discussing ideas, graphing data, and running experiments in a laboratory. In addition to acquiring these skills and gaining knowledge, the research assistant will receive feedback from me on how to organize ideas, review scientific papers, and generate potential practical applications.
The ideal applicant will have completed a course in introductory psychology. Some economics coursework would also be desirable. But students with different backgrounds will still be considered if the student has strong interest in the topic and a strong academic record.