PSYC 513 Human Decision-Making (3 credits)

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Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)


Psychology : Interdisciplinary study of decision-making, covering contemporary approaches to understanding how humans compute values and make choices. Measurement of and techniques for assessing variables such as risk and uncertainty, utilities and preferences, reinforcement learning, heuristics and biases, and self-control. Emphasis on quantitative models of decision-making.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • Prerequisite(s): PSYC 212 or PSYC 213 and U3 standing; or permission of instructor

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken PSYC 562 in Winter 2017.

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