This page serves as a historical archive for the Society, up to and including current newsletters, and programs.

Past Annual Meetings:
You can download the meeting programs and poster abstracts for past meetings here.
2014:  Program (with posters)
2013:  Program (with posters)
2012:  Program (with posters)
2011:  Program (with posters)
2010:  Program (with posters)
2009:  Program Posters SJDM/MDM Videos
2008:  Program Posters SJDM/MDM Videos
2007:  Program Posters
2006:  Program Posters
2005:  Program
2004:  Program Posters
2003:  Program Posters
2002:  Program with Posters
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2000:  Program Posters
1999:  Program
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1996:  Program
1995:  Program
1994:  Program and poster titles
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1993:  Program
1992:  Program
1991:  Posters
1990:  Program
1989:  Program
1988:  Program
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1986:  Program
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1983:  Program
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1981:  Program
1980:  Program

SJDM Presidents:

James C. Shanteau 1986-1987
Kenneth R. Hammond 1987-1988
Robyn M. Dawes 1988-1989
Lola L. Lopes 1989-1990
Baruch Fischhoff 1990-1991
Robin M. Hogarth 1991-1992
Daniel Kahneman 1992-1993
J. Frank Yates 1993-1994
Terry Connolly 1994-1995
Barbara Mellers 1995-1996
Hal R. Arkes 1996-1997
Elke Weber 1997-1998
Irwin P. Levin 1998-1999
Thomas Wallsten 1999-2000
David Budescu 2000-2001
George Loewenstein 2001-2002
Josh Klayman 2002-2003
Eric Johnson 2003-2004
Maya Bar-Hillel 2004-2005
John Payne 2005-2006
Jon Baron 2006-2007
Michael Birnbaum 2007-2008
Dan Ariely 2008-2009
Valerie Reyna 2009-2010
Eldar Shafir 2010-2011
George Wu2011-2012
Craig Fox2012-2013
Gretchen Chapman2013-2014
Ellen Peters2014-2015

Past SJDM Secretary/Treasurers:
(including service prior to the formal establishment of SJDM in 1986)

Gary McClelland 1981-1985
Stephen Edgell 1986-1989
Gary McClelland 1990
Terry Connolly 1991-1993
Irwin Levin 1994-1996
Colleen Moore 1997-1999
Sandra Schneider 2000-2002
Bud Fennema 2003-

Past SJDM Newsletter Editors:
(including service prior to the formal establishment of SJDM in 1986)

John Castellan 1981-1991
Shawn Curley 1992-1999
Steve Edgell 2000-2003
Warren Thorngate 2003-2006
Dan Goldstein 2006-

Einhorn Award:
Every year, SJDM awards the Hillel Einhorn Award to the best paper by a young investigator. The winner is announced at the annual meeting, and invited to present the winning paper. The winner is determined by committee appointed by the Executive Board of SJDM. The committee announces the eligibility criteria and the relevant deadlines in the SJDM newsletter and on the SJDM website a few months before the annual meeting.

Past winners of the award and titles of the winning papers:

1988George Loewenstein Loewenstein, G. (1988). Frames of mind in intertemporal choice. Management Science, 34, 200-214.
1990Yechiel Klar Klar, Y. (1990). Linking structures and sensitivity to judgment-relevant information in statistical and logical tasks. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 59, 841-858.
1992Eldar Shafir Shafir, E. Choosing versus rejecting: Why some options are bothbetter and worse than others.
1994Craig McKenzie McKenzie, C. R. M. (1994). The accuracy of intuitive judgmentstrategies: Covariation assessment and Bayesian inference. Cognitive Psychology, 26, 209-239.
1996Michael Morris and Richard Larrick Morris, M. W., & Larrick, R. P. (1995). When one cause casts doubt onanother: A normative analysis of discounting in causal attribution. Psychological Review, 102, 331-355.
1998Michael Dougherty Dougherty. M. Minerva-DM: A memory processes model for judgmentsof likelihood
2000Dan Ariely and Jonathan Levav Ariely, D., & Levav, Y.. (2000), Sequential Choice in Group Settings: Taking the Road Less Traveled and Less Enjoyed. Journal of Consumer Research, 27 (3) 279-290
2002Robyn LeBoeuf Identity-based choice and preference inconsistency
2004Joseph Johnson Johnson, J. G., & Busemeyer, J. R. (2005). A dynamic, stochastic, computational model of preference reversal phenomena. Psychological Review, 112, 841-861.
2006Neil Stewart Stewart, N., Chater, N., & Brown, G. D. A. (2006). Decision by sampling. Cognitive Psychology, 53, 1-26.
2007Daniel M. Oppenheimer, Anouk S. Schneider, Greg Detre VAMP (Voting Agent Model of Preferences): A Computational Model of Individual Multi-attribute Choice
2008Tim Pleskac Pleskac, T. J. (2008). Decision making and learning while taking sequential risks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 34, 167-185.
2009Evan Polman Polman, E. (2009). Differences in making choices for the self versus for others: A reversal of the choice overload effect.
[Polman, E. (2012). Effects of self-other decision making on regulatory focus and choice overload. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 980-993.]
2010Stefan Herzog Herzog, S. M., & Hertwig, R. (2009). The wisdom of many in one mind: Improving individual judgments with dialectical bootstrapping. Psychological Science, 20, 231–237.
2011Kanchan MukherjeeMukherjee, K. (2010). A dual system model of preferences under risk. Psychological Review, 117(1), 243-255.
Runner up: Daniel Bartels & Oleg Urminsky Bartels, D. M., & Urminsky, O. (2011). On intertemporal selfishness: How the perceived instability of identity underlies impatient consumption. The Journal of Consumer Research, 38(1), 182-198. doi: 10.1086/658339
Runner up: Shoham Choshen-Hillel Choshen-Hillel, S., & Yaniv, I. (in press). Agency and the construction of social preference: Between inequality aversion and prosocial behavior. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology
Runner up: Christopher Olivola Olivola, C. Y., & Shafir, E. (in press). The martyrdom effect: When pain and effort increase prosocial contributions. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making.
Runner up: Anuj Shah Shah, A. K., & Oppenheimer, D. M. (2011). Grouping Information for Judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 140(1), 1-13. doi: 10.1037/A0021946
2012Christopher Olivola Olivola, C. Y., & Shafir, E. (2011). The martyrdom effect: When pain and effort increase prosocial contributions. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. DOI: 10.1002/bdm.767
2013Sudeep Bhatia Associations and the accumulation of preference. Psychological Review (2013). doi: 10.1037/a0032457
Runner up: Jennifer Trueblood Trueblood, J. S., Brown, S. D., & Heathcote, A. (2013). The Multi-attribute Linear Ballistic Accumulator Model of Context Effects in Multi-alternative Choice.
2014Alex Imas Imas, A. (2014). The realization effect: Risk-taking after realized versus paper losses.

Best Student Poster Award:
The Best Student Poster Award recognizes the outstanding poster authored by a students member of the society at the annual meeting. Posters are judged by an ad-hoc committee according to predefined criteria.

Winners and runners up:

1998Winner: Mandeep Dhami with Peter Ayton Legal Decision Making the Fast and Frugal Way
First Runner up: Christine M. Caffray with Sandra L. Schneider and Michele Devaux Guessing Who You Are by Your Handwriting: Prototypicality Helps Accuracy but Not Confidence
Second Runner up: Ryan B. Opel with Eric R. Stone Developing Accuracy in Probability Judgments: The Distinction Between Calibration and Substantive Expertise
1999Winner: Barbara Fasolo with Gary McClelland Tracing Decision Processes on the Web
First Runner up: Mara Mather with Eldar Shafir and Marcia Johnson Memory for Choices We made Vs. Choices Others Made for Us
Second Runner up: Alan Sanfrey with Reid Hastie A Comparative Strength Model for Judgment
2000Winner: Robyn LeBoeuf with Eldar Shafir Anchoring in Time Estimation Tasks
First Runner up: Matt Jones with Winston R. Sieck The Advantage of Bias Towards Reliance on Recent Events: Evidence from Judgment in Autocorrelated Ecologies
Second Runner up: Dean Yoshizumi with Irwin Levin Written Probability Gambles are More Certain Than Graphical Displays
2001Winner: Daniel Oppenheimer with Barbara TverskyImplications of a voting theory framework for decision making
First Runner up: Lisa Kath with Jim HolzworthUsing social judgment theory to compare court rulings and layperson judgments of real sexual harassment court cases
Second Runner up: Deborah Small with George LoewensteinHelping 'THE' victim or helping 'A' victim: Altruism and identifiability
2002 Winner: Liat Hadar with Ilan Fischer Perception, processing, and de-biasing of vague probabilities
First runner up: Bonnie Sonnenschein with Peter Shizgal Tests of the peak-and-end model of retrospective evaluation in laboratory rats responding for brain stimulation
Second runner up: Candy Fong with Dilip Soman Something more than reciprocity: Relationship accounting
2003 Winner: Chuck Tate with Bertram Malle Mental simulation of the future: An explanation-based account
First runner up: Aaron Reid with Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Brent Funderburk Quantifying central-route persuasion effects in consumer product tradeoffs
Second runner up: Jen Shang with Rachel Croson Social comparison and public goods provision in the field
2004 Winner: An Oskarsson with Reid Hastie, Gary McClelland, and Leaf Van Boven Prediction and generation of sequences
First runner up: Crystal Hall with Alexander Todorov When more information is less: The illusion of knowledge in the prediction of uncertain events
Second runner up: Hannah Faye Chua with Frank Yates and Priti Shah Risk avoidance: Pictures versus numbers
2005 Winner: Eran Magen with James Gross TV or not TV: Changing the Reward Value of Temptation through Cognitive Re-Construal
First runner up: Laura Smarandescu with Douglas Wedell and Randall Rose Two Peas in a Pod: Attribute Mutability in Across-Category Product Associations
Carey Morewedge with Michael Berkovits, Boaz Keysar, and Daniel Gilbert Hedonic Invisibility: Spreading Small Gains Too Thin
2006 Winner: Jeff Galak with Leif Nelson Complexity is Good: When Disfluent Communication Signals Author Erudition
Runner up: Samuel Bond Feeling vs. Knowing: A Dual-Systems Approach to Risky Choice
2nd runner up: Michael Luchs with Rebecca Naylor, Julie Irwin, and Rajagopal Raghunathan Is There an Expected Trade-off Between a Product's Ethical Value and Its Effectiveness?
2007 Winner: Christopher Olivola with Stephanie Wang Patience Auctions: Using Novel Auction Mechanisms to Elicit Discount Rates Under Time or Money Framing
Runner up: Benjamin Scheibehenne with Jörg Rieskamp and Claudia González-Vallejo Comparing the decision field theory with the proportional difference model for decisions under risk
2nd runner up: Edward Cokely with Colleen Kelley Mechanisms of Superior Judgment Under Uncertainty: Rational Choices from Simple Heuristics and Elaborative Strategie
2008 Winner: Maria Anderson with Tommy Gärling Majority and minority influences in simulated financial markets
Runner up: Emily Waldum with Lili Sahakyan The positive time order and its relationship with memory and context
2nd runner up: Paul Litvak with Carey Morewedge Eating to even: How retail and sunk costs influence the consumption of bulk goods
2009 Winner: Abigail B. Sussman, with Christopher Olivola Axing the taxman: The psychology of tax aversion
Runner up: Uriel Haran, with Don A. Moore, & Carey K. Morewedge A simple remedy for overprecision in judgment
2nd runner up: Teresa Gavaruzzi, with Brian Zikmund-Fisher, Peter Ubel, & Angela Fagerlin One decision at a time or the whole path at once? When the way information is provided affect prostate cancer decision making
2010 1st place: Sunita Sah More affected = more neglected: Amplification of bias in advice to the unidentified and many
2nd place: Adrian Camilleri Estimation and choice in a sequential sampling paradigm
3d place: Gregory J. Koop Beyond process tracing: Response dynamics in risky decision making
3d place: Mike Yeomans Matching incentives and motivation
3d place: Adam Zwickle Creating distance where there is none: Can psychological distancing be used to solve real world problems?
2011 1st place: Vanessa Janowski Loss aversion in risky choice is modulated by differential attention to losses
2nd place: Jingjing Ma The effect of countability on satisfaction
Runner up: Janina Hoffman How distraction can improve judgment processes
Runner up: Gordon Pennycook Rationality and religion: Reasoning style predicts religiosity
Runner up: Dirk Wulff Adaptive information search and decision making in the short and long run
2012 1st place: Zachary Burns "It all happened so slow!" The impact of action speed on assessments of intentionality
2nd place: Jessica Thierman Evaluations of double frames: Rethinking the valence-consistent shift
3d place: Louise Meilleur Covert attention manipulations influence choice
4th place: Shuli Yu Improving confidence judgments by taking more time
5th place: Elizabeth Keenan Driving pro-environmental choice
2013 1st place: Jenny G. Olson A penny saved is a partner earned: The romantic appeal of savers
2nd place: Bradford Tuckfield Quitting: The downside of great expectations in professional tennis
Hon. mention: H. Min Bang The longer you look back, the farther you can look forward: Past duration predicts individual and collective environmental decision making
Hon. mention: Daphna Motro Why are you mad? The effect of different anger sources on cooperation
Hon. mention: Brian D. Vickers Value beyond context and elicitation: Values construed on the spot influence more than decisions on the spot
2014 1st place: Rachel Meng Signal diversity in recommendations
2nd place: Robert Mislavsky Risk is Weird
Hon. mention: Emma Levine Prosocial lies: When deception breeds trust
Hon. mention: Agnes Scholz Tracking eye movements to reveal memory processes during rule- versus similarity-based decision making
Hon. mention: Alaina Talboy Improving Accuracy in Bayesian Inference Problems through Training

John Castellan Service Award:
The John Castellan SJDM Service Award is named after the first Newsletter Editor of the society. It is given following special recommendation of the Executive Board and it honors individuals who have given significant service to the society.

Recipients of the award:

John Castellan1993
James Shanteau1996
Chuck Gettys1996
Steve Edgell1997
Alan Schwartz2000
Alan Cooke2000
Shawn Curley2000
Steve Edgell and Sandy Schneider2002
Jon Baron and Bud Fennema 2011

Jane Beattie Memorial Travel Scholarship

YeerWinner and affiliation at time of award
1999Anne M. Stiggelbout, Medical Decision Making Unit, Leiden University Medical Center
Frank A. Drews, Department of Psychology, Technical University of Berlin
2000Simone Moran, School of Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Mandeep Dhami, Department of Psychology, City University, London
2002Kirsten Volz, Max-Planck-Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig
Boris Maciejovsky, Max Planck Institute for Research into Economic Systems, Jena
2003Liat Hadar, Department of Behavioral Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
2004Talya Miron-Shatz, Psychology Department, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
2005Ted Martin Hedesstrom, Department of Psychology, Göteborg University
2006Irina Cojuharenco, Graduate Program in Economics and Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona)
2007Bernadette Kamleitner, Department of Economic Psychology, Educational Psychology and Evaluation Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna
Guido Baltussen, Erasmus School of Economics and Tinbergen Institute
2008Shoham Choshen-Hillel, Department of Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Petko Kusev, Department of Psychology, City University, London
2009Shaul Shalvi, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam
Benjamin Hilbig, Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim
2010Adrian Camilleri, School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Australia
2011Teresa Gavaruzzi, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
2012Yasmina Okan, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Granada, Spain
2012Ellen Evers, Department of Psychology, University of Tilburg, The Netherlands
2014Martine Nurek, Division of Health and Social Care Research, King's College London
2014Andrea Pittarello, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
2015Tom Gordon-Heckner, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
2015Alex Cooke, Kingston University, London

Some early founders of SJDM, at a predecessor meeting
Social, 2004
Joint SJDM/MDM symposia
Tribute to Duncan Luce, November 2013

Minutes of Board/Business Meetings (members only)

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