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Amos Tversky (1350)

Interests
Decision making, inductive reasoning, mathematical psychology, measurement theory, similarity
Nationality
Israeli
Born
1937, Haifa, Israel
Short Biography
Amos Nathan Tversky (Hebrew: עמוס טברסקי‎; March 16, 1937 – June 2, 1996) was a cognitive and mathematical psychologist, a student of cognitive science, a collaborator of Daniel Kahneman, and a figure in the discovery of systematic human cognitive bias ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA Hebrew University, 1961
  • PhD University of Michigan, 1965
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor, Department of Psychology, Stanford University, 1978-
  • Member, AAAS, 1982
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1982
  • Society of Experimental Psychologists, 1983
  • MacArthur Prize, 1984
  • Foreign Associate, NAS, 1985
  • Editorial Boards: Journal of Mathematical Psychology, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Synthese
Principal Publications
  • 1967 Decision Making. Penguin, (ed. with W. Edwards).
  • 1968 The foundations of multi-dimensional scaling. Psychological Review, 75, 127-42 (with R. Beals and D. R. Krantz).
  • 1969 The intransitivity of preferences. Psychological Review, 76, 31-48.
  • 1970 Mathematical Psychology: An Elementary Introduction. Prentice Hall (with C. H. Coombs and R. M. Davies).
  • 1971-90 Foundations of Measurement (3 vols). Academic Press (with D. R. Krantz, R. D. Luce and P. Suppes).
  • 1971 Conjoint measurement analysis of composition rules in psychology. Psychological Review, 78, 151-69 (with D. R. Krantz).
  • 1972 Elimination by aspects: A theory of choice. Psychological Review, 79, 281-99.
  • 1973 On the psychology of prediction. Psychological Review, 80, 237-51 (with D. Kahneman).
  • 1974 Judgment under uncertainty: Heuristics and biases. Science, 185, 1124-31 (with D. Kahneman).
  • 1977 Features of similarity. Psychological Review, 84, 327-52.
  • 1979 Prospect theory: An analysis of decision under risk. Econometrica, 47, 263-91 (with D. Kahneman).
  • 1981 The framing of decisions and the psychology of choice. Science, 211, 453-8 (with D. Kahneman).
  • 1982 (ed.) Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases. Cambridge University Press (with D. Kahneman and P. Slovic).
  • 1984 Choices, values and frames. American Psychologist, 39, 341-50 (with D. Kahneman).