Representative Publications


Mukherjee, S., Sahay, A., Pammi, C.V.S., & Srinivasan, N. (2017). Is Loss-aversion magnitude dependent? Measuring prospective affective judgments regarding gains and losses. Judgment and Decision Making, 12(1), 81-89. [PDF]

How do people affectively think about small amounts of money when stakes are equiprobable (50% gain vs 50% loss)? The Prospect Theoretic value function seems to be contextual and magnitude dependent for money. 


Bouwmeester, S., Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L., Aczel, B., …, Mukherjee, S., …, & Wollbrant, C. E. (2017). Registered Replication Report: Rand, Greene & Nowak (2012). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(3), 527-542.  [PDF]

Having more time for thunking was previously  related to selfish monetary behavior (less co-operation) suggesting intuitive reasoning promotes pro-sociality. However,  a large multi-lab study did not find evidence for the same. So whether putting in more time to think makes people prosocial is unclear. 


Mukherjee, S. & Srinivasan, N. (2013). Attention in preferential choice. In Pammi, V. S. C., & Srinivasan, N (Eds.) (2013). Decision Making: Neural and Behavioral Approaches, Progress in Brain Research, Vol. 202 (pp 117-134). Amsterdam: Elsevier.  [PDF]

Attention as a resource (and also as an adaptive processing style) that critically influences a range of preferences or choices we make. It is important to recognize both the bandwidth and the scope aspect of attention.

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