Prof. Thomas Gilovich Cornell University, USA

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Thomas Gilovich is Professor of Psychology at Cornell University and co-director of the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research. He received his B.A. in Psychology in 1976 from the University of California and his PhD in Psychology in 1981 from Stanford University. Dr. Gilovich is a social psychologist... read morewho specializes in the study of everyday judgment and reasoning. Dr. Gilovich is most widely known for his research on superstition, regret, counterfactual thinking, the "hot hand" in basketball, and for his books, How We Know What Isn't So, Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes (with Gary Belsky), Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment (with Dale Griffin and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman), and Social Psychology (with Dacher Keltner and Richard Nisbett).