An Experimental Study of Risk Aversion in Decision-Making Under Uncertainty.

Abstract This paper presents the findings of an experimental study of risk aversion in decision making under uncertainty. When presented with a series of gambles, subjects determined the certainty-equivalent wealth of each gamble. Risk aversion was measured by the Markowitz risk premium of the decision. The fixed effects regression model indicates the significant influence of […]

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Eating Disorders in Adolescent Males.

Research indicates that the primary onset of eating disorders occurs in adolescence and that there is a growing prevalence of adolescent males with eating disorders. In this article we describe the eating disorders of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as they relate to adolescent males. Diagnostic criteria, at-risk groups, and implications for school counselors are […]

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The Behavior Gap

“It’s not that we’re dumb. We’re wired to avoid pain and pursue pleasure and security. It feels right to sell when everyone around us is scared and buy when everyone feels great. It may feel right-but it’s not rational.” -From The Behavior Gap Why do we lose money? It’s easy to blame the economy or […]

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Decision Making in Radiation Oncology

Decision Making in Radiation Oncology is a reference book designed to enable radiation oncologists, including those in training, to make diagnostic and treatment decisions effectively and efficiently.  The orientation of this groundbreaking publication is entirely practical, in that the focus is on issues relating to cancer management. The design has been carefully chosen based on […]

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Youth Participatory Action Research Groups As School Counseling Interventions (Practitioner–Focused RESEARCH)

Youth participatory action research (YPAR) projects offer young people the opportunity to increase their sociocultural awareness, critical thinking abilities, and sense of agency within a collaborative group experience. Thus far, however, such projects have been primarily the province of educators and social psychologists, and not substantively explored as a basis for school counseling interventions. This […]

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The Age of Insight

A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to art.   At the […]

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Managerial Accounting, Decision Making and Motivating Performance

Facts101 is your complete guide to Managerial Accounting, Decision Making and Motivating Performance. In this book, you will learn topics such as Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis, Job Costing, Process Costing and Cost Allocation, and Activity-Based Costing and Activity-Based Management plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the […]

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Answering the Call: Facilitating Responsive Services for Students Experiencing Homelessness.

After a review of the literature elucidating the status quo for students experiencing homelessness, this article shares the results of a mixed methods study. With a phenomenological qualitative emphasis, the mixed methods study explored the perceptions of parents and children experiencing homelessness regarding their academic needs and the services they considered to be helpful. The […]

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Opening Skinner’s Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century

Through ten examples of ingenious experiments by some of psychology’s most innovative thinkers, Lauren Slater traces the evolution of the century’s most pressing concerns—free will, authoritarianism, conformity, and morality. Beginning with B. F. Skinner and the legend of a child raised in a box, Slater takes us from a deep empathy with Stanley Milgram’s obedience […]

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Decision Making Systems In Business Administration

This book analyzes some of the most recent advances in the field of decision making and fuzzy systems applied to business and economics presented at the International Conference on Modeling and Simulation (MS'12 Rio de Janeiro), 10–13 December, 2012. In this conference, a special focus is given to the fundamental concept of sustainable development. Other […]

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