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Assistant Professor

Jakub Traczyk

Institute of Psychology
Faculty of Psychology in Wrocław
Department of Economic Psychology
Head of the Center for Research on Decision Making


Psychologist. He investigates the role of emotions and numerical abilities in risk perception and decision making.

Head of the Center for Research on Improving Decision Making (CRIDM) which focuses on basic and applied research developing novel methods supporting accurate risk assessment and making better decisions under risk and uncertainty.

Principal Investigator in several research projects funded by the National Science Centre, including “The psychological decomposition of the probability weighting function in the Cumulative Prospect Theory: A role of basic affective processes in probability assessment” and “The role of numeracy in the risky decision making process: Psychological and neural mechanisms.”.

Author of research articles published in Cognition, Judgment and Decision Making, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, Intelligence, etc.

At SWPS University he teaches methodology of experimental research, advanced statistics as well as psychological mechanisms underpinning decision making.

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