Prof. Dr. Gerd Gigerenzer

Wer wagt, gewinnt?
Risiken richtig verstehen und
gute Entscheidungen treffen


Von der Niederschlagsprognose über die Trefferquote bei den Lottozahlen bis hin zu wichtigen medizinischen Entscheidungen werden wir alle täglich mit Risiken und Wahrscheinlichkeiten konfrontiert.

  • Doch wie interpretiert man diese Angaben richtig? 
  • und wie kann man hierauf aufbauend gute Entscheidungen treffen?

Der mit zahlreichen internationalen Preisen ausgezeichnete Psychologe Prof. Dr. Gerd Gigerenzer, Direktor des Max-Planck-Instituts in Berlin, wird in seinem Vortrag am 19. Mai 2015 Rede und Antwort stehen.


Die Veranstaltung wurde von der Ärztekammer Nordrhein für das Fortbildungszertifikat mit 2 Punkten anerkannt.


Date
May 19th, 2015

Time
6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Location
University of Cologne
Lecture Hall XXV, Building 101b (WiSo-Trakt)
Universitätsstraße 24
50931 Cologne


About the Referee

Gerd Gigerenzer is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Director of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy in Berlin. He is former Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago and John M. Olin Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Law at the University of Virginia.

He is also Batten Fellow at the Darden Business School, University of Virginia, and Fellow of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and the German Academy of Sciences.

Awards for his work include the AAAS Prize for the best article in the behavioral sciences and the Association of American Publishers Prize for the best book in the social and behavioral sciences.

His award-winning popular books Calculated Risks: How To Know When Numbers Deceive You, and Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious were translated into 18 languages. His academic books include Rationality for Mortals, Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart and Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox (with Reinhard Selten, a Nobel Laureate in economics).

In Better Doctors, Better Doctors, Better Decisions (with Sir Muir Gray), he shows how better informed doctors and patients can improve healthcare while reducing the costs. Gigerenzer has trained U.S. federal judges, German physicians, and top managers in decision making and understanding risks and uncertainties.

Prof. Dr. Gerd Gigerenzer

Research Interests: 

  • Bounded rationality and social intelligence
  • Decisions under uncertainty and time restrictions
  • Competence in risk and risk communication
  • Decision-making strategies of managers, judges, and physicians