William Goldstein, University of Chicago

Associate Professor Chicago, Illinois gold@uchicago.edu Office: (773) 702-3600

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Bio/Research

In broad terms, my interests concern aspects of judgment and decision making that emphasize the psychology of preference, uncertainty, and the resolution of conflicting goals. A (somewhat) more specific cluster of interests concerns the way that people manage their activities over time to juggle ...

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Bio/Research

In broad terms, my interests concern aspects of judgment and decision making that emphasize the psychology of preference, uncertainty, and the resolution of conflicting goals. A (somewhat) more specific cluster of interests concerns the way that people manage their activities over time to juggle multiple goals, and the way that people deal with difficulties in the pursuit of their goals. Another area of interest concerns the way that people combine different types of information in determining their preferences, e.g., whether and how people’s expectations about an experience might affect their evaluation of the experience itself.

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