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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
SOCIAL JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING PSK432 --------------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---------------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will make rational decision in their lives more often.
2) Will understand the relationship between probabilistic thinking and rational decision making.
3) Will manage risky situation efficiently.
4) Will develop crisis management procedures for social problems.
5) Will apply decision making strategies as information processing approach to explain psychological phenomena.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Social Judgment and Decision Making
2nd Week Applications in Public Policy
3rd Week Applications in Economics
4th Week Legal Applications
5th Week Medical Applications
6th Week Experts' Decision Making
7th Week Forecasting and Prediction
8th Week Mid-term and Bargaining and Negotiation
9th Week Risk
10th Week Risk and Crisis Management
11th Week Judgmental Errors and Biases
12th Week Decision Making in Groups
13th Week Rationality
14th Week Bounded Rationality
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGConnolly, T., Arkes, H. R., & Hammond, K. R. (2000). Judgment and decision making. Cambridge: Cambridge Un. Press.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term150
Total(%)50
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)50
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)50
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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