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  • Svenson, Ola; Slovic, Paul (Decision Research, 2002-02)
    Two studies investigated how free associations to decision alternatives could be used to describe decision processes. Choices between San Francisco and San Diego as a vacation city were investigated in the first study ...
  • Svenson, Ola; Eriksson, Gabriella; Slovic, Paul; Mertz, C. K.; Fuglestad, Tina (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2012-05)
    Subjects who judged speed in a driving scenario overestimated how fast they could decelerate when speeding compared to when keeping within the speed limit (Svenson, 2009). The purpose of the present studies were to replicate ...
  • Svenson, Ola; Gonzalez, Nichel; Eriksson, Gabriella (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2014-09)
    Svenson (2011) showed that choices of one of two alternative productivity increases to save production resources (e.g., man-months) were biased. Judgments of resource savings following a speed increase from a low production ...
  • Feldman-Stewart, Deb; Brundage, Michael; Van Manen, Lori; Svenson, Ola (Wiley Open Access, 2004-01-19)
    Purpose To study the cognitive processes of early-stage prostate cancer patients as they determined which treatment they preferred, using our cognitively based decision aid. Method The aid was a one-to-one interview ...
  • Svenson, Ola; Salo, Ilkka; Lindholm, Torun (Society for Judgment and Decision Making,, 2009-08)
    Participants decided whom of two patients to prioritize for the surgery in three studies. The factual quantitative information about the patients (e.g., probability of surviving surgery) was given in vignette form with ...
  • Svenson, Ola; Tyszka, Tadeusz (De Gruyter Open, 2014-02)
    In modern societies, many of the decisions ordinary people are expected to make are based on numerical information. As a reflection of this fact, the contributions in this issue treat decisions and judgments based on ...
  • Eriksson, Gabriella; Svenson, Ola; Eriksson, Lars (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2013-07)
    Biases in people’s judgments of time saved by increasing the speed of an activity have been studied mainly with hypothetical scenarios (Svenson, 2008). The present study asked whether the classic time-saving bias persists ...

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