Decision Psychology

Decision psychology is a scientific discipline with two main dimensions: choice and values underlying choice. Decision psychology can be undertaken to describe how humans make decisions; how humans should make decisions; what humans can do if they would like to change the way they make decisions; how much an individual understands about a decision; how much risk an individual is willing to take in an uncertain decision; how to influence the decision making of others; how to control or prevent unwanted influences by others on decision making; if and when to implement surrogacy decision making (the individual or someone on behalf of the individual deciding to give over decision making to another); whose beliefs and preferences should be incorporated in a decision; and how that ...

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