Judgment Videos

December 18, 2015
Changing Preferences and Subjective Value Through Automatic Mechanisms
Russell Poldrack, professor in the Department of Psychology and Stanford Neuroscience Institute at Stanford University, presents research on behavioral change.
November 30, 2015
Introducing the Translational Research Institute for Pain in Later Life

Corinna Loekenhoff, associate professor of human development in the College of Human Ecology, introduces the new Translational Research Institute for Pain in Later Life as part of the Behavioral Decision Research Workshop Showcase.
November 30, 2015
Intuition, Deliberation and Judicial Decision Making

Jeffrey Rachlinski, Henry Allen Mark Professor of Law at Cornell Law School, presents current research findings regarding behavioral economics and human decision-making as part of the Behavioral Decision Research Workshop Showcase.
November 30, 2015
Experimenting with Climate Change Beliefs: 4 Things (Give or Take) that Matter

Jonathon Schuldt, assistant professor of communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presents current research findings regarding behavioral economics and human decision-making as part of the Behavioral Decision Research Workshop Showcase.
November 30, 2015
The nth of the Month Effect: Consumer and Retailer Response to SNAP Benefit Issuance Staggering

Tatiana Homonoff, assistant professor of policy analysis and management in the College of Human Ecology, presents current research findings regarding behavioral economics and human decision-making.
November 30, 2015
Headwinds/Tailwinds Asymmetry: Availability Bias in Assessments of Barriers and Blessings

Thomas Gilovich, Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Professor of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, presents current research findings regarding behavioral economics and human decision-making.
November 9, 2015
Risk Preferences are Causally Influenced by Fluctuations in Attention

Geoffrey Fisher, assistant professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, presents current research findings regarding behavioral economics and human decision-making as part of the Behavioral Decision Research Workshop Showcase.
September 18, 2015
Democracy and Inequality
Speakers include Robert Frank, ISS faculty fellow on the Judgment, Decision-Making and Social Behavior theme project.
June 1, 2015
The Role of Luck in Life
Robert Frank, the H.J Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics. Part of Cornell’s sesquicentennial celebration, April 24-27.
October 25, 2013
Cornell MRI Facility Opens Doors to Understanding Human Cognition
Valerie Reyna, Professor of Human Development and Psychology, Co-Director of the Cornell University Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility, and a Co-director of the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research
June 13, 2013
Insights from Behavioral and Development Economics
Ted O’Donoghue, Judgment Team Leader and Professor of Economics; James Berry Assistant Professor of Economics; George Boyin, Professor of Economics
March 28, 2012
Judgment, Decision Making, and Social Behavior Capstone Lecture
Ted O’Donoghue, Judgment Team Leader and Professor of Economics
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project
November 16, 2011
Alumni Q&A
Valerie Reyna, Professor of Human Development and Psychology, Co-Director of the Cornell University Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility, and a Co-director of the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research
September 22-23, 2011
The Third Biennial Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference
The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making

Sponsored by the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research
Cosponsored by Institute for the Social Sciences, the Cornell UniversityBronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research and the Cornell University Office of the Dean of the College of Human Ecology
September 21, 2011
Behavioral Economics Research in the Real World
Richard Thaler, University of Chicago
The George Staller Lecture
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project and the Dept. of Economics
April 29, 2011
Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Fight Against Global Poverty
Esther Duflo, MIT
The George Staller Lecture
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project and the Dept. of Economics
April 13, 2011
Four Things Your Mother Didn’t Tell You About Happiness
Daniel Gilbert, Harvard University
Public Lecture
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project
March 3, 2011
The Psychology of Poverty
Sendhil Mullainathan, Harvard University
Public Lecture
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project
December 15, 2010
Data Processing Analysis

Ioana Coman, Research Scientist, The Center for Psychiatric Neuroimaging, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Neuroscience Workshop
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

December 15, 2010 
Basics of Neuroimaging

Wendy Kates, Director, The Center for Psychiatric Neuroimaging, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Neuroscience Workshop
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

December 17, 2010 
Judgment Neuroscience Workshop

Barbara Ganzel, Human Development, Cornell University
Neuroscience Workshop
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project
December 17, 2010
Practical Life in the Imaging Lab

Barbara Ganzel, Human Development, Cornell University
Neuroscience Workshop
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010 
A Challenge to the ‘Judgment by the Numbers’ Conference

Reid Hastie, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
If the Shoe Fits They Might Acquit: The Value of Shoeprint Testimony

Jay Koehler, Northwestern University School of Law
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
Predicting Civil Jury Verdicts: How Attorneys Use (And Misuse) a Second Opinion
Jonas Jacobson, Trial Behavior Consulting, San Francisco, CA
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project
October 4, 2010
Probable Cause ≠ Probability
Jeffrey Rachlinski, Cornell Law School, Cornell University
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
Sentencing Judgments
Panel Discussion: Shawn Bushway, Emily OwensDavid Abrams
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
What’s an Apology Worth? Estimating the Effects of Apology Laws in Medical Malpractice
Ben Ho, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project
October 4, 2010
To Dollars from Sense: Qualitative to Quantitative Translation in Jury Damage Awards
Valerie Hans, Cornell Law School, and Valerie Reyna, Human Development, Cornell University
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
Anchors and Set-asides on Real Juries
Shari Seidman Diamond, Northwestern University School of Law and American Bar Foundation
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
Civil Litigation, Civil Jury Damage Awards: Translating Qualitative to Quantitative 
Panel Discussion: Ben HoShari Seidman DiamondValerie Hans, Valerie Reyna
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project
October 4, 2010
Location, Location, Location: The Impact of Guideline Grid Location on the Value of Sentencing Enhancements Given By Judges in Maryland
Shawn Bushway, School of Criminology, University of New York at Albany, with Anne Morrison Piehl, Rutgers University
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
Truthiness in Punishment: The Far Reach of Truth-in-Sentencing Laws in State Courts
Emily Owens, Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project
October 4, 2010
Looking in the Shadows
David Abrams, Law, Business and Public Policy, University of Pennsylvania
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
Sentencing Judgments
Panel Discussion: Shawn Bushway, Emily Owens, David Abrams
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

October 4, 2010
Conference Discussant
Edie Greene, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado
Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative Judgments in Law
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

August 18 2010
Blagojevich Trial Puts Dynamics of a Jury Back in View (Jim Lehrer talks to law professor Valerie Hans, ISS Judgment Team Member, about the dynamics of a jury’s deliberations.)
June 7 , 2010
Overview: Economic Approaches to Social Preferences
Dan Benjamin, Judgment Team & Economics, Cornell University
Workshop on Social/Moral Preferences and Behavior
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

June 7 , 2010
How Motivation and Emotion Shape Moral Judgment
David Pizarro, Psychology, Cornell University
Workshop on Social/Moral Preferences and Behavior
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

June 7 , 2010
Social Exchange, Affect, and Group Ties
Ed Lawler, Organizational Behavior & Sociology, Cornell University
Workshop on Social/Moral Preferences and Behavior
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

June 7 , 2010
I Like You but I Don’t Know Why: Facial Resemblance to
Significant Others and First Impressions

Vivian Zayas
, Judgment Team & Psychology, Cornell University
Workshop on Social/Moral Preferences and Behavior
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

June 7 , 2010
Social Comparisons and Expectations in Economics: An Overview
Ori Heffetz, Judgment Team & Johnson School, Cornell University
Workshop on Social/Moral Preferences and Behavior
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

June 7 , 2010
Trust Is Not an Instrumental Act
David Dunning, Judgment Team & Psychology, Cornell University
Workshop on Social/Moral Preferences and Behavior
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project

April 28, 2010
Judgment, Decision Making, and Social Behavior Kick-off Lecture
Ted O’Donoghue, Judgment Team Leader and Professor of Economics
Sponsored by the ISS Judgment Theme Project