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    • Dopamine and Risk Choices in Different Domains: Findings Among Series Tournament Bridge Players 

      Zeckhauser, Richard Jay; Rand, David Gertler; Wernerfelt, Nils Christian; Garcia, Justin; Lum, Koji; Dreber-Almenberg, Anna (2010)
      Individuals differ significantly in their willingness to take risks, partly due to genetic differences. We explore how risk taking behavior correlates with different versions of the dopamine receptor D4 gene (DRD4). We ...
    • Measuring the Efficacy of Leaders to Assess Information and Make Decisions in a Crisis: The C-LEAD Scale. 

      Hadley, Connie N.; Pittinsky, Todd L.; Sommer, S. Amy; Zhu, Weichun (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2009)
      Based on literature and expert interviews, we developed the Crisis Leader Efficacy in Assessing and Deciding scale (C-LEAD) to capture the efficacy of leaders to assess information and make decisions in a public health and ...
    • Shunning Uncertainty: The Neglect of Learning Opportunities 

      Trautmann, Stefan T; Zeckhauser, Richard Jay (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University., 2011)
      Financial, managerial, and medical decisions often involve alternatives whose possible outcomes have uncertain probabilities. In contrast to alternatives whose probabilities are known, these uncertain alternatives offer ...
    • Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations 

      Aperjis, Christina; Miao, Yali; Zeckhauser, Richard Jay (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2011)
      In a world of imperfect information, reputations often guide the sequential decisions to trust and to reward trust. We consider two-player situations, where one player – the truster – decides whether to trust, and the other ...