Dr Tomás Lejarraga

Dr Tomás Lejarraga
Academic Rank
Professor contractat doctor interí
Area of expertise
Organització d'Empreses
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Brief CV

Tomás received his doctorate in Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain) in 2009. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Dynamic Decision Making Laboratory in Carnegie Mellon University (USA), and later a Visiting Associate Professor at the Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain). From 2013 to 2016, Tomás was a Research Scientist at the Center for Adaptive Rationality in the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin (Germany). He is interested in how individuals and groups explore, process, and integrate descriptive (symbolic information) and personally experienced information when making decisions. His three most recent publications are:

Lejarraga, T., Woike, J.K., Hertwig, R. (2016). Description and Experience: How Experimental Investors Learn About Booms and Busts Affects Their Financial Risk Taking. Cognition, in press.

Lejarraga, T., Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., & Smedema, D. (2016).The pyeTribe: Simultaneous Eye-Tracking for Economic Games. Behavior Research Methods, in press.

Lejarraga, T. & Hertwig, R. (2016). How the Threat of Losses Makes People Explore More Than the Promise of Gains. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, in press.

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Office Hours

Lecturer Tutorial Times
Start Date End Date Day Start Time End Time Location
12/09/2016 20/02/2017 Thursday 13.00 14.00 DB122 cita por email

Subjects taught. Academic Year 2016-17

Subjects taught
Subject Degree/campus
20531 - Final Degree Project
20505 - Organisational Design and Human Resources
11320 - Business Organization and Strategy
11322 - Human Resource Management