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Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality
Tuesday, 24 December 2013 21:48

Subject: Call for Applications for the Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality at the Max Planck Institute Berlin directed by Gerd Gigerenzer & Ralph Hertwig

Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality – June 10-17, 2014

Gerd Gigerenzer & Ralph Hertwig: Decision Making in a Complex World

Max Planck Institute for Human Development Berlin, Germany

Application deadline: March 9, 2014.

The annual Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality will take place at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany, from June 10-17 2014.

Talented graduate students and post-doctoral fellows are invited to attend the Summer Institute hosted by Gerd Gigerenzer (Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition) and Ralph Hertwig (Center for Adaptive Rationality). The Summer Institute will gather distinguished scientists and 35 talented young researchers from diverse backgrounds for an interdisciplinary summer school on the importance of simple solutions to the complex problems of the modern world.

Participants will be given access to the fundamentals, methodology, and recent findings on bounded rationality in talks and workshops. They and the invited faculty will present their own research and learn, practice, and discuss how the simple can outperform the complex during participants debates and workshops, allowing to network with internationally renowned researchers and fellow young scholars.

Planned highlights of the program include talks and workshops by:

Gerd Gigerenzer ++ Ralph Hertwig ++ Thorsten Pachur ++ Henry Brighton ++ Jan Woike ++ Shenghua Luan ++ Mirjam Jenny ++ Uwe Czienskowski ++ Hansjorg Neth ++ Odette Wegwarth ++ Juliane Kämmer ++ Tim Pleskac ++ Jens Krause ++ Peter Todd ++ Florian Artinger ++ …

For more details on the Summer Institute and on the application process visit the website:

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