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Do you hate making decisions? Does the ability of others to make snap decisions really frustrate you? This free course will help you understand some of the processes involved in decision making. Attention to the psychology of decision making and the social context in which decisions are made can improve your understanding of others and yourself.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • have greater insight into decision-making processes
  • use that insight to make more effective decisions
  • possess a range of different perspectives on what counts as an ‘effective’ decision
  • be better equipped to understand and influence the decision-making processes of other individuals and groups
  • understand better how people perceive and decide about risk.

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