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Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 99 Citations 360,198 115 World Ranking 23 National Ranking 16

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2003 - Grawemeyer Award in Psychology, University of Louisville

1989 - William James Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science (APA)

1985 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1984 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

1984 - Fellow of the MacArthur Foundation

1982 - APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychology, American Psychological Association

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Statistics
  • Social psychology
  • Cognition

His scientific interests lie mostly in Prospect theory, Econometrics, Social psychology, Heuristics and Cognitive psychology. His work on Certainty effect is typically connected to Work as part of general Prospect theory study, connecting several disciplines of science. His Econometrics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Axiom, Equivalence, Sample size determination and Information processing.

His work in the fields of Social psychology, such as Attribution, intersects with other areas such as Mathematical psychology. His work carried out in the field of Heuristics brings together such families of science as Base rate fallacy, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Representativeness heuristic and Conjunction fallacy. His research integrates issues of Contextual Associations, Decision field theory and Framing in his study of Cognitive psychology.

His most cited work include:

  • PROSPECT THEORY: AN ANALYSIS OF DECISION UNDER RISK (33035 citations)
  • Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases (21944 citations)
  • Prospect theory: analysis of decision under risk (21272 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Amos Tversky mainly focuses on Social psychology, Cognitive psychology, Cognition, Econometrics and Artificial intelligence. His Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Positive economics and Normative. His Cognition study also includes fields such as

  • Representativeness heuristic that connect with fields like Overconfidence effect,
  • Heuristics, which have a strong connection to Conjunction fallacy.

Amos Tversky interconnects Prospect theory, Preference, Statistics, Expected utility hypothesis and Axiom in the investigation of issues within Econometrics. His Expected utility hypothesis research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Risk-seeking and Risk aversion. His studies deal with areas such as Machine learning and Pattern recognition as well as Artificial intelligence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (22.11%)
  • Cognitive psychology (17.09%)
  • Cognition (17.09%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 1994-2018)?

  • Cognition (17.09%)
  • Social psychology (22.11%)
  • Cognitive psychology (17.09%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Cognition, Social psychology, Cognitive psychology, Support and Event. His study on Cognition also encompasses disciplines like

  • Heuristics which is related to area like Conjunction fallacy,
  • Preference that intertwine with fields like Normative and Information processing. Representativeness heuristic is the focus of his Social psychology research.

His Cognitive psychology study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Decision fatigue and Similarity, Artificial intelligence. He combines subjects such as Prospect theory and Subadditivity with his study of Support. His work deals with themes such as Certainty, Econometrics and Expected utility hypothesis, which intersect with Event.

Between 1994 and 2018, his most popular works were:

  • Choices, Values, and Frames (5331 citations)
  • Choices, Values, and Frames (1337 citations)
  • On the reality of cognitive illusions (908 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Statistics
  • Cognition
  • Social psychology

His primary scientific interests are in Prospect theory, Expected utility hypothesis, Actuarial science, Support and Event. His Prospect theory study frequently links to related topics such as Compensation. The various areas that Amos Tversky examines in his Expected utility hypothesis study include Econometrics and Risk aversion.

The concepts of his Econometrics study are interwoven with issues in Sensitivity analysis, Economic indicator, Preference and Artificial intelligence. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Test, Risk-seeking and Loss aversion. In his study, Social psychology is strongly linked to Rationality, which falls under the umbrella field of Risk-seeking.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Top Publications

PROSPECT THEORY: AN ANALYSIS OF DECISION UNDER RISK

Daniel Kahneman;Amos Tversky.
Econometrica (1979)

46786 Citations

Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases

A. Tversky;D. Kahneman.
(1974)

45835 Citations

Prospect theory: analysis of decision under risk

Daniel Kahneman;Amos Tversky.
Econometrica (1979)

38381 Citations

Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision under Risk

Amos Tversky;Daniel Kahneman.
Research Papers in Economics (1979)

35531 Citations

The Framing of Decisions and the Psychology of Choice

Amos Tversky;Daniel Kahneman.
Science (1981)

22560 Citations

Advances in prospect theory: cumulative representation of uncertainty

Amos Tversky;Daniel Kahneman.
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (1992)

16766 Citations

Choices, Values, and Frames

Daniel Kahneman;Amos Tversky.
(2000)

16090 Citations

Availability: A heuristic for judging frequency and probability

Amos Tversky;Daniel Kahneman.
Cognitive Psychology (1973)

12611 Citations

Features of Similarity

Amos Tversky.
Psychological Review (1977)

10706 Citations

Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases.

Glenn R. Shafer;Daniel Kahnerman;Paul Slovic;Amos Tversky.
Journal of the American Statistical Association (1984)

9484 Citations

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