How Biases Sabotage Your Best Decisions
The human intellect is extremely powerful and capable. But our minds have evolved with biases that work against good judgment and decision making. Anchoring. Recency bias. Hindsight bias. Cognitive psychologists have identified dozens of biases that can sabotage even our best decisions.
This webinar addresses the multiple dimensions of decision-making, including the common biases often resulting from various cultural and emotional beliefs.
This webinar is brought to you by collaboration of the SDG Decision Education Center and Texas Executive Education at The University of Texas at Austin. Texas Executive Education is SDG’s partner in the Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate program. For more information on earning a certificate, visit Texas Executive Education.
About the Speakers
Art Markman is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at The University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include similarity and analogy, categorization, decision making and consumer behavior, and knowledge representation.
Carl Spetzler, CEO of Strategic Decisions Group, has 40 years of experience in supporting corporate decision makers navigate uncertainty and long time horizons. He is the lead author of Decision Quality: Value Creation from Better Business Decisions.
Original Webinar: April 19, 2017