Judgment and Decision Making
Judgment and Decision Making MGMT 153
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Judgment and Decision Making Extra Credit Assignment Due Thursday December 2 2010 600 pm Below are two options for earning extra credit in the course The maximum number of extra credit points you may earn is 6 These two options for earning extra credit are A participating in research B written assignments You may earn extra credit with any combination of points from the two options e g earning 4 points in research participation and 2 points in written assignments or by completing only one option e g earning 6 points in research participation or 6 points in written assignments We may also announce other options in class but again the maximum from all options together is 6 points on the nal grade Please address any questions about this project to Shanna Erickson or Evan Heit Option A Participating in Research Research is conducted by faculty and graduate students in cognitive science and psychology It is a vital part of the success and growth of the university and your participation in research is a valuable resource Also participation helps you to learn about current research at UC Merced related to this course Note that all experiments on the UC Merced campus have been approved on the basis of following guidelines for ethical research The SONA Systems web site is the gateway to participating in research on campus and many of you may already be familiar with this web site from previous course requirements You can earn 05 credits for an experiment that runs from 1 to 30 minutes and 1 credit for an experiment that runs from 31 to 60 minutes The research participation credits are equivalent to extra credit points 1 research participation credit 1 percentage point added to your final grade If you do not have a SONA account you can easily create one 1 Open the SONA web page httpucmercedsonasystemscom 2 Click the Request an account here link on the left side of the screen 3 Enter your information 4 Be sure to select COGS 153 from the list of courses you may need to scroll to find it Click the Request Accoun button and open the con rmation email V39 If you are enrolled in two courses that use SONA you must enroll in SONA in more than one course 1 Log into SONA httpucmercedsonasystemscom 2 Click on quotMy Profilequot at the top of the screen and a different screen will appear 3 At the bottom of this second screen click on quotChange Courses 4 A list box will appear with all of this semester39s active courses The student will need to select the courses she are enrolled in including COGS 153 they might have to use the shift or Ctrl key to select multiple courses depending on their operating system 5 Click quotSave Changesquot and the new course will be linked to their account If a student is enrolled for more that one course and has added said courses to their SONA account students can transfer credits from one course to another by clicking on quotMy ScheduleCreditsquot at the top of their home screen in SONA and by using the quotReassignquot button that is positioned next to each granted credit value Students can do this at any time before December 2 2010 and have the exibility to assign their credits to any course they want Fxneriments 39 39 after T 39 2 2010 will not count for extra credit in this course Once you are signed up for SONA you will see further information about how to sign up for experiments Note that it is very important to turn up for appointments once you have made them and it is possible to lose the opportunity to gain a point within the system by missing an appointment Please direct further questions about research participation to Shanna Erickson Option B Written Assignment Recall the inclass examples of articles that demonstrate how data can be used to support an incorrect theory e g the astrology article the article on intemet use and depression Find an article newspaper magazine or web that misuses statistical data to support a particular theory or belief and write a 250 word evaluation of that article The evaluation should include the following 1 Summarize the claim the author is making 2 Explain how the data are incorrectly used 3 Describe how the data should be evaluated Each written assignment is intended to be worth 1 point although incomplete assignments may not get full credit The written assignments should be submitted on paper to Shanna Erickson and should include a printout of the original article or a link to the online version