NOTE: Colorado College is responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments. Summer Block A & B classes are being delivered via distance learning. On-campus admission visits are canceled until further notice. See Coronavirus Updates & Resources here.
This course examines how people make decisions, drawing on the work of behavioral psychologists and behavioral economists to understand how decisions are made and why this makes a difference in addressing real world problems such as caring for the environment and for human health. Topics include framing the decision problem, making decisions under risk and uncertainty, dealing with conflicting values, forming group decisions, and improving decision making. 1 unit. (Not offered 2020-21).